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Arrests made in India after rebels kill 29 Muslims

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Sat, 05/03/2014 - 08:00
GAUHATI, India (AP) — Police in India arrested 22 people after separatist rebels went on a rampage, burning homes and killing 29 Muslims in the worst outbreak of ethnic violence in the remote northeastern region in two years, officials said Saturday.
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Top Asian News at 6:00 a.m. GMT

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Sat, 05/03/2014 - 07:02
GAUHATI, India (AP) — Authorities in India's remote northeast called in the army to restore order and imposed an indefinite curfew after recovering seven more bodies Saturday that brought to 29 the number of Muslim villagers killed by separatist rebels in the worst outbreak of violence in the region in two years. Army troops marched through the troubled areas of Assam state in a show of force ...
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Top Asian News at 5:30 a.m. GMT

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Sat, 05/03/2014 - 06:32
GAUHATI, India (AP) — Authorities in India's remote northeast called in the army to restore order and imposed an indefinite curfew after recovering seven more bodies Saturday that brought to 29 the number of Muslim villagers killed by separatist rebels in the worst outbreak of violence in the region in two years. Army troops marched through the troubled areas of Assam state in a show of force ...
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Indian army called after rebels kill 29 Muslims

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Sat, 05/03/2014 - 05:32
GAUHATI, India (AP) — Authorities in India's remote northeast called in the army to restore order and imposed an indefinite curfew after recovering seven more bodies Saturday that brought to 29 the number of Muslim villagers killed by separatists rebels in the worst outbreak of violence in the region in two years.
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22 killed in rebel attack in northeast India

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Fri, 05/02/2014 - 16:20
GAUHATI, India (AP) — Separatist rebels wearing black masks opened fire on Muslim villagers and set their homes ablaze in remote northeastern India, killing at least 22 people over two days, police said Friday. It was the worst outbreak of violence in the region in two years.
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11 killed in rebel attack in northeast India

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Fri, 05/02/2014 - 13:04
GAUHATI, India (AP) — Separatist rebels wearing black masks opened fire on Muslim villagers in remote northeastern India, killing at least 11 people, mostly women and children, in two overnight attacks, police said Friday.
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Eleven Muslims killed in sectarian attacks in India's Assam

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Fri, 05/02/2014 - 09:09
By Biswajyoti Das GUWAHATI India (Reuters) - Suspected tribal rebels in India shot dead 11 Muslims, including two women, in attacks in the northeastern tea-growing state of Assam where tension has run high during an election, officials said on Friday. "The gunmen entered the house and shot them dead on the spot," a senior police officer in the state capital, Guwahati, with knowledge of the ...
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10 killed in rebel attack in northeast India

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Fri, 05/02/2014 - 07:43
GAUHATI, India (AP) — Separatist militants opened fire with automatic weapons on Muslim villagers in remote northeastern India, killing at least 10 people, including two children, in two attacks, police said Friday. Four people were wounded.
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Deaths reported in attacks in northeast India

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Fri, 05/02/2014 - 06:34
Raids by suspected members of Bodo group target Assam's Muslim community, leaving at least 10 dead, police say.
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Police say at least 10 people have been shot dead by militants in northeast of India

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Fri, 05/02/2014 - 04:57
Police say at least 10 people have been shot dead by militants in northeast of India.
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Army chief selection dogs India politics

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Thu, 05/01/2014 - 10:44
Rivalry between army factions comes to fore as main political parties wrangle over succession issue.
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India anti-mining activist wins 'Green Nobel'

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Tue, 04/29/2014 - 10:21
Ramesh Agrawal honoured in US city of San Francisco as one of six recipients of Goldman Environmental Prize.
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Indian man confronts mining industry, wins prize

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Mon, 04/28/2014 - 12:32
The man walked into Ramesh Agrawal's tiny Internet cafe, pulled out a pistol and hissed, "You talk too much." Then he fired two bullets into Agrawal's left leg and fled on a motorcycle. The 2012 ...
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Death toll rises to eight in east India poll attack

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 05:33
The death toll from an ambush by Maoist rebels rose to eight in an insurgency-hit region of eastern India, police said Friday after the latest deadly attack targeting ongoing elections.
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Activists want new state in India's northeast

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 10:45
Activists in Assam call for separate state known as Bodoland in advance of next round of national elections.
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High Tea for India in Dublin this weekend

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 16:23
Irish charity Global Schoolroom is staging its High Tea for India event, celebrating Indian and Irish culture through art, music, dance, food and tea in Dublin this weekend.
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The dams of India: boon or bane?

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 21:14
Plan to build 160 dams in the northeast may cut reliance on coal, but would damage wildlife and habitat, and the power generated won't benefit locals, critics say Assam, the northeastern Indian state, east of Bangladesh and bordering China to the north, is an area described by politicians as India's 'future powerhouse' and is a key focus point of the country's dam building programme. The ...
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Train derails in northeast India, injuring dozens

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 13:02
GAUHATI, India (AP) — A passenger train derailed in northeastern India early Wednesday, injuring dozens of passengers.
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India PM hopeful Modi reassures Muslims on traditions

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 18:54
Hindu hardliner Narendra Modi, tipped to be India's next premier, sought Saturday to reassure Muslims he would respect their religious traditions, as 14 people died in the worst violence since the start of a marathon election.
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India elections see millions cast votes

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 19:14
Mulayam Singh, leader of the Samjawadi Party, said he would repeal the law introduced in response to public outrage over a fatal gang rape in New Delhi in 2012.
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