9 11 attacks

US, Pakistan ink NATO transit deal


July 31st, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US and Pakistan Tuesday signed a deal formalising an agreement on NATO supplies to Afghanistan through Pakistani territory, US media reported.Pakistan had closed ... Read more...

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Pakistan boasted of n-strike on India: Report


June 15th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) Pakistan could launch a nuclear strike on India within eight seconds, an army general boasted in 2001 in Islamabad, the Guardian reported Friday.The warning is ... Read more...

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New York Sikh, Muslim workers allowed religious headwear


May 31st, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 31 (IANS) Sikh and Muslim employees of New York City transit system will be allowed to wear religious head coverings without an agency logo in public even ... Read more...

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9/11 Pakistani mastermind, 4 others sent for trial


April 5th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) The United States has formally sent to trial Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, alleged Pakistani mastermind of 9/11 terror attacks, along with four other suspected Al Qaeda militants ... Read more...

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Remains of some 9/11 victims ended up in landfill


March 1st, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS/EFE) Unidentified remains of some of the nearly 3,000 people who died in the terrorist attacks of Sep 11, 2001, were burned and ultimately dumped in ... Read more...

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Mexican drug lord will meet Osama’s fate: US


February 28th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US will make every effort to ensure that Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman will face the fate of Al Qaeda leader ... Read more...

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Terrorist Mohamed Atta featured in Facebook ad


February 28th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) No one has yet come out with a tangible explanation on how the image of one of the suspects of 9/11 got on a Facebook ad. The ... Read more...

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Kyrgyzstan wants US out of Manas airbase in 2014


February 21st, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Bishkek, Feb 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kyrgyzstan has reiterated that the US must withdraw all its troops from the Manas airbase in the country when the current lease agreement expires ... Read more...

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Pakistan to reopen foreign offices to curb human trafficking


January 23rd, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Pakistan is likely to reopen its Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) liaison offices, closed down about a decade ago, in 11 countries in a bid to curb ... Read more...

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Russia owes rent on military bases: Kyrgyz president


December 29th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bishkek, Dec 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev has described Russia as a key strategic partner but claimed that Moscow had not paid rent for the past four years ... Read more...

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Taliban must have an authorised negotiator: Karzai


December 19th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 19 (IANS) The Afghan government cannot hold peace talks with the Taliban until the terror outfit identifies a representative with the authority to negotiate, President Hamid Karzai ... Read more...

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South Korea to build twin towers resembling WTC


December 14th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, Dec 14 (IANS) A Dutch architectural company has designed two skyscrapers that would be built in South Korean capital that resemble the World Trade Centre exploding during the 9/11 ... Read more...

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Condoleezza Rice thought George Bush was poisoned


November 1st, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has spoken about a scary moment at the White House shortly after the 9/11 attacks in the United States that ... Read more...

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US Transportation Security Administration to start ‘Trusted Traveler Program’


October 5th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new US Transportation Security Administration program which comes into force on Tuesday will group travelers in the United States to trusted and not-so trusted passengers. The ... Read more...

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Osama’s bodyguard freed by Pakistan: Report


September 30th, 2011 - 7:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Pakistan has freed a senior Al Qaeda commander who served as a bodyguard to Osama bin Laden, a media report said.Amin al-Haq was detained in Lahore ... Read more...

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Iranian president targets the West in UN speech


September 23rd, 2011 - 6:45 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad used his speech at the UN General Assembly Thursday to accuse the US and other western powers of a range ... Read more...

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Nathan Eccleston to be investigated for his 9/11 comments


September 14th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Liverpool Football Club has announced that they have commenced investigation into the claims by striker Nathan Eccleston on Twitter. The 20-year-old wrote on the anniversary of the ... Read more...

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F-16 jets shadow Denver plane which had a ‘Kissing Couple’ onboard


September 13th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two F-16 fighter jets shadowed a commercial flight after they received report that two passengers have locked themselves for “an extraordinarily long time” in the lavatory. It ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda posts video on 9/11 anniversary


September 13th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Al Qaeda, on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, has posted a new video on internet where its new chief Ayman al Zawahiri claims the ... Read more...

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Pakistan vows to continue fight against terror


September 11th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 11 (IANS) Pakistan Sunday reaffirmed its determination to fight against terrorism on the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attack.A statement issued by the foreign ministry said: ... Read more...

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Obama calls for heightened vigilance during 9/11 anniversary


September 11th, 2011 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Saturday called for "heightened state of vigilance and preparedness" as the country commemorates the 10th anniversary of the Sep 11 ... Read more...

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178 terrorism cases in US ended in convictions since 9/11 (To go with 9/11 accused has gone to the gallows)


September 10th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Of the 196 among 345 terrorism cases brought to US courts since the 9/11 attacks, 178 have ended in convictions.# Nearly 3,000 held on terrorism charges ... Read more...

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US intercepts 9/11 threat from Al Qaeda operative


September 10th, 2011 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Amid reports that American spy networks have intercepted communications from an Al Qaeda operative in Pakistan indicating plans for a terrorist strike in New York ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda weakened, but likely to live on: UN official


September 9th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) A decade after it launched the 9/11 attacks in the US, terror outfit Al Qaeda may be weakened, but it is still very much a ... Read more...

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‘With 290 suicide attacks, Pakistan suffered most since 9/11′


September 9th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) Pakistan suffered the most in the US-declared "war on terror" after the 9/11 attacks, facing almost 300 deadly suicide bombings and the assassination of former ... Read more...

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9/11: World no safer than 10 years back, says Chinese daily


September 9th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 9 (IANS) Two terrorist attacks - one in India and the other in Pakistan - show that the world is no safer than it was 10 years ago ... Read more...

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Trusting Musharraf was a strategic failure: Former CIA analyst


September 8th, 2011 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 8 (IANS) The biggest US mistake in the war against terrorism was to ignore Al Qaeda in Pakistan to invade Iraq after the September 2001 terror attacks ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11


September 7th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pop singer Lady Gaga has confirmed that she will be part of the campaign to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in the United ... Read more...

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No pleasure in Osama death: Bush


September 6th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) Former president George W. Bush says he experienced no pleasure when he heard about the death of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, mastermind of Sep ... Read more...

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Americans believe US policies motivated 9/11 attacks: Poll


September 6th, 2011 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) Americans today are generally more willing to believe that US policies in the Middle East might have motivated the 9/11 terror attacks on New York and ... Read more...

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US Sikh group highlights post-9/11 bias with video wall


September 3rd, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 3 (IANS) The Sikh Coalition, a community advocacy group, has launched a video wall inviting website visitors to upload videos and written accounts of backlash discrimination and ... Read more...

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Iran, Saudi Arabia helped carry out 9/11 attacks: Book


August 20th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Iran and Saudi Arabia helped Al Qaeda carry out the 9/11 attacks, a book claims."The Eleventh Day", authored by Anthony Summers and Robbyn Swan, produces a ... Read more...

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US steps up awareness ahead of 9/11 anniversary


August 18th, 2011 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) US Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano has announced new steps to guard against terror attacks ahead of the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, ... Read more...

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Facebook game with Arab heroes who fight extremism


July 15th, 2011 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) A computer game with Arab super heroes has been launched on Facebook. The creator hopes to create a positive image for children who could be ... Read more...

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Ferguson’s 9/11 kids book rejected


July 6th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hollywood, July 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sarah Ferguson’s children’s book about 9/11 has been dropped by the publishing house because of fears the book might be offensive to Americans. The book which is ... Read more...

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