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Maoists blast railway track in Bihar

Maoists blast railway track in Bihar

Patna, May 6 (IANS) Maoists blasted a railway track in Bihar Thursday during a 48-hour strike called by them after police foiled a Maoist-backed outfit's public meeting.

Police sources said the track was blown up near Kurmi railway station in Muzaffarpur district, about 70 km from here, hitting train services.

The police

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Abducted ISI official killed in Pakistan

Abducted ISI official killed in Pakistan

Islamabad, May 1 (IANS) A former ISI official taken hostage with two others, including a journalist, by terrorists in Pakistan's troubled North Waziristan region over a month ago has been killed, officials said.

Local officials confirmed the death of Khalid Khawaja, Squadron Leader (retd) of the spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).

He

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Three terrorists killed in Kashmir

Three terrorists killed in Kashmir

Srinagar, April 30 (IANS) Three terrorists were gunned down early Friday on the Line of Control (LoC) in Machil sector of north Kashmir's Kupwara district by security forces.

A defence spokesman here said troops noticed movement of separatist guerrillas near the LoC trying to infiltrate to this side.

'The terrorists were challenged

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Passenger flight in US diverted after terror threat

Passenger flight in US diverted after terror threat

Washington, April 29 (IANS) A flight carrying 45 passengers from Houston to Washington was diverted Wednesday after a message threatening a terror attack was found in the plane's washroom, officials said.

'A threatening message was written on a lavatory mirror on board Continental Airlines flight 3006 from Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH)

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Pakistan suicide blast kills four policemen

Pakistan suicide blast kills four policemen

Peshawar, April 28 (IANS) At least four policemen were killed and six injured Wednesday in a suicide blast at a checkpost near this Pakistani city, an official said.

Militants rammed an explosive-laden vehicle into the Pir Bala police checkpost, destroying it completely and killing the four policemen, Peshawar capital city police

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Maoists blow up rail track in West Bengal

Maoists blow up rail track in West Bengal

Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas blew up a foot of rail track in West Bengal's West Midnapore district, disrupting train services on day two of their shutdown in three states.

The incident occurred early in the day between Midnapore and Bhadutala stations when a pilot engine that precedes the Chakradharpur

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Al Qaeda’s al-Zawahiri appears on Facebook

Al Qaeda’s al-Zawahiri appears on Facebook

London, April 26 (IANS) Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's top deputy Ayman al-Zawahiri had appeared on Facebook, but the social networking site later removed those pages.

Less than a fortnight after bin Laden came on Facebook, The Sun revealed Monday that al-Zawahiri, who has a 16.5 million-pound price on his

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100 foreign militants infiltrate into Afghanistan

100 foreign militants infiltrate into Afghanistan

Kabul, April 24 (IANS) About 100 Taliban and Al Qaeda militants from other countries have infiltrated into Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province, a top official said Saturday.

'We have information some 100 foreign fighters from Chechnya, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Pakistan, the Middle East and other countries have penetrated to Kunduz,' Xinhua quoted provincial

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LeT poses common threat to US, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan: US

LeT poses common threat to US, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan: US

Washington, April 23 (IANS) The United States says it has stepped up anti-terror cooperation with India, Pakistan and Afghanistan as Pakistan based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), blamed for 26/11 Mumbai attacks, posed a threat to all four nations.

'It's a threat to our citizens, it's a threat to Indian citizens, and

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11 militants killed in Pakistan

11 militants killed in Pakistan

Peshawar, April 22 (IANS) At least 11 militants were killed Thursday by security forces in Pakistan's tribal region bordering Afghanistan, a media report said.

Seven militants were killed and nine injured in a shootout in Mashti in Orakzai Agency, while four were killed in Kabal area of Swat, Geo News reported

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