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  • AFC Cup: East Bengal's final hopes dashed after 03 defeat October 22, 2013

    Kolkata: East Bengal's hopes of scripting history by becoming the first Indian football club to enter the AFC Cup final were dashed by a far more superior Kuwait Sports Club who won the second leg semifinal 30 on Tuesday. The scorers for Kuwait SC were Rogerio Coutinho (42nd minute), Hadi Khamees...
  • Al Qaeda attack kills 12 Yemeni air force cadets August 25, 2013

    Al Qaeda affiliates on Sunday launched a bomb attack on a bus near the air force base in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, killing 12 air force cadets, officials and witnesses said. "A bus carrying 24 air force cadets was blown up on a main road while heading toward the air force...
  • Hezbollah steps up Syria battle, Israel threatens strikes May 20, 2013

    Amman: Lebanese Hezbollah militants attacked a Syrian rebelheld town alongside Syrian troops on Sunday and Israel threatened more attacks on Syria to rein the militia in, highlighting the risks of a wider regional conflict if planned peace talks fail. Activists said it was the fiercest fighting in Syria's two yearold civil...
  • 'Core of al Qaeda degraded in South Asia' December 20, 2012

    Washington: The core of al Qaeda has seriously degraded in South Asia, a top American counterterrorism official has said, noting that the US has removed 20 of its top 30 leaders. "In South Asia, al Qaeda's core has been seriously degraded. Without a doubt, Osama bin Laden's departure from the scene...
  • Al Qaeda linked suicide bomber kills 90 in Yemen May 22, 2012

    Sanaa: A suicide bomber in army uniform killed more than 90 soldiers in the heart of the Yemeni capital on Monday and an al Qaeda affiliate threatened more strikes if a USbacked campaign against militants in the frontline state did not stop. The attack, which also wounded more than 200 people,...
  • AlQaeda surprise attack kills 20 Yemeni soldiers May 7, 2012

    Sanaa/ Yemen: AlQaeda militants staged a surprise attack on Monday on a Yemeni army base in the south, killing 20 soldiers and capturing 25 just hours after a US drone strike killed a senior figure in the terror network wanted in connection with the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole...
  • Yemen votes, seals Saleh's exit February 21, 2012

    Aden: Yemen sealed President Ali Abdullah Saleh's exit from power on Tuesday by electing his deputy to shepherd the country away from the brink of civil war. Vice President AbdRabbu Mansour Hadi, the sole, consensus candidate, billed the vote as a way to move on after months of protests against...
  • Yemen's Saleh leaves for US, opponents protest January 23, 2012

    Sanaa: Outgoing president Ali Abdullah Saleh apologised for "any shortcoming" in his 33year rule before leaving Yemen for the United States on Sunday, paving the way for a transfer of power after a year of unrest. "God willing, I will leave for (medical) treatment in the United States and I will...
  • Ban welcomes transition of power in Yemen November 24, 2011

    United Nations: UN chief Ban Kimoon has welcomed the transition of power in Yemen, saying all sides should now honour their commitments to immediately bring to an end all violence and refrain from further provocations. The political settlement agreement, signed by President Ali Abdullah Saleh, was an "important step for the...
  • Rajasthan top cop exhibits gender bias, faces flak May 21, 2009

    Jaipur: Gender bias in the Rajasthan police has been exposed by the action of none other than one of their own senior officers. He said women are weaker than men and cannot be part of the Rajasthan Armed Police. The statement has kicked up quite a row in the state. Incidentally,...