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Jadavpur <strong>unrest</strong>: Students continue hunger strike

Jadavpur unrest: Students continue hunger strike

17 Oct 2014

Kolkata: Agitating Jadavpur University students on Friday continued their 24-hour hunger strike to step up their demand for the vice chancellor's removal following an alleged police attack on demonstrating students.

Jadavpur University,   students,   hunger strike,   24-hour hunger strike,   vice chancellor removal,   police attack,   protest,   Vice Chancellor,   Abhijit Chakravarty,   police attack on demonstrating students,   woman molestation,  
Elimination of Baghdadi will help defeat ISIL: US Commander

Elimination of Baghdadi will help defeat ISIL: US Commander

18 Oct 2014

Washington: The elimination of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi would help decimate and defeat the terror organization which has gained control over a large part of Syria and Iraq, a top US commander said on Friday.

ISIS,   ISIL,   Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi,   Jihad,   American jihadi,   Al-Qaeda,   Iraq,   Syria attack,   Iraq terrorist attack,  
CPI feels MNREGA is being diluted; warns government

CPI feels MNREGA is being diluted; warns government

13 Oct 2014

New Delhi: Seeing "indications" of dilution of MNREGA, CPI on Monday warned the government against any move to water down the rural employment guarantee scheme, saying such an "irrational and retrograde" step would lead to social unrest and revolt.

MNREGA,   CPI,   Modi government,   Rural employment guarantee scheme,   Social unrest,  
Jihadists seize Kurdish HQ in Syria's Kobane, massacre feared

Jihadists seize Kurdish HQ in Syria's Kobane, massacre feared

11 Oct 2014

Suruc (Turkey): Islamic State jihadists have captured the headquarters of Kurdish fighters defending the Syrian border town of Kobane, with a UN envoy warning thousands would likely be massacred if it falls to them.

Jihadi,   ISIS,   IS militants,   Syria,   Iraq,   UN airstrike,   ,  
Blasts at school kill 17, including 10 kids in <strong>Syria</strong>

Blasts at school kill 17, including 10 kids in Syria

01 Oct 2014

Damascus: Twin car bombings near a school in Syria killed 22 people on Wednesday, including at least 10 children, with the second exploding as parents frantically searched for their sons and daughters in a street littered with school bags and body parts.

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New Zealand to tighten laws on foreign fighters

New Zealand to tighten laws on foreign fighters

13 Oct 2014

Wellington: New Zealand will tighten laws to address the potential threat posed by "foreign terrorist fighters" returning to the country from conflict hotspots such as Iraq and Syria, Prime Minister John Key said on Monday.

New Zealand,   laws,   foreign fighters,   Iraq,   Syria,   Prime Minister,   John Key,   Islamic State,   ISIS,   ISIL,  
Australia launches first air strike on IS

Australia launches first air strike on IS

09 Oct 2014

Sydney: An F-18 Super Hornet fighter jet has launched Australia's first attack against the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq, dropping two bombs on a militant facility, defence department said Thursday.

ISIS,   IS militants,   Australia,   Syria,   Iraq,   Air strike,   US air strike,   Islamic state,  
No military solution to <strong>Syria</strong>, considering renewed options: US

No military solution to Syria, considering renewed options: US

19 Feb 2014

Washington: United States has said that there is ‘no military solution’ to the current Syrian crisis but it is considering renewed options to resolve the conflict.

Syria,   Syria unrest,   no military solution to Syria,   Syrian crisis,   Syria conflict,  
Hundreds of civilians evacuated from Syria's Homs

Hundreds of civilians evacuated from Syria's Homs

10 Feb 2014

Damascus: Aid teams evacuated hundreds of exhausted civilians from besieged districts of the city of Homs as Syria's regime and rebels again accused each other of violating a truce.

Syria killings,   Syria crisis,   Syria unrest,   Syria rebels,   Syria evacuation,  
Syrian forces kill 83 in barrel bomb attacks in Aleppo

Syrian forces kill 83 in barrel bomb attacks in Aleppo

03 Feb 2014

BEIRUT: Syrian military helicopters dropped more improvised "barrel bombs" on the northern city of Aleppo on Sunday, a monitoring group said, bringing the death toll to at least 83 people in the latest episode of a campaign that many consider a war crime.  

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