acts of terrorism

Somalia: At least 14 killed in twin bomb attacks in Mogadishu


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by BNO News
MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least fourteen people were killed in a twin suicide bomb attack in the Somali capital, local authorities said Thursday.The attack occurred at the popular Village Restaurant ... Read more...

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UN Security Council strongly condemns wave of attacks in Iraq


September 13th, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The 15 members of the United Nations (UN) Security Council (UNSC) on late Tuesday strongly condemned a wave of terrorist attacks across Iraq over the weekend that ... Read more...

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UN Security Council condemns Iraq terror attacks


September 12th, 2012 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
United Nations (IANS), Sep 12"The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the wave of terrorist attacks across Iraq on Sept. 8 and 9 causing numerous deaths ... Read more...

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Seven more held in Britain for terror offences


July 6th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) Seven men have been arrested in Britain on suspicion of being involved in terror offences, after weapons were found hidden in a car, police said Friday. ... Read more...

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London terror plots: Six held, bus emptied on highway (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Armed police and forensic officers with sniffer dogs Thursday swooped down on a bus moving on a highway near London and asked all passengers to get ... Read more...

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Six held in London anti-terror operation


July 5th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Six people, one of them a woman, suspected to be involved in terrorism offences were Thursday arrested in London in a "significant" operation led by British ... Read more...

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Pakistan does volte-face, says Surjeet Singh, not Sarabjit, to be released (Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Pakistan did a volte-face Tuesday night and said that instead of releasing Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who was sentenced to death for spying, another Indian ... Read more...

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Surjeet Singh, not Sarabjit Singh, to be released: Pakistan


June 27th, 2012 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Hours after reports emerged that Pakistan was to free Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh, Islamabad Tuesday night clarified that another Indian prisoner named Surjeet ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber who killed 270 is dead


May 20th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi, the lone person convicted in the bombing of a US plane over Scotland's Lockerbie that killed 270 people, died Sunday, CNN ... Read more...

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Five held on terror charges in Britain (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) Five men suspected of the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism were arrested Tuesday in Britain, Scotland Yard said.Anti-terror police swooped on a series ... Read more...

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UK police arrest five terror suspects near London


April 24th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by BNO News
LUTON, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- Five men were arrested in a town near the British capital of London on early Tuesday morning on suspicion they were preparing acts of terrorism, police said. ... Read more...

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Five held in Britain on terror charges


April 24th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) Five men were arrested in Britain Tuesday on terror charges.Police swooped on homes in Luton and arrested the men -- aged 21, 23, 24, 25 and ... Read more...

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UN condemns attack on Israeli embassy staffer


February 24th, 2012 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 24 (IANS) The UN Security Council has condemned the recent terrorist attack on an Israeli embassy staffer in New Delhi.The members of the council condemned the recurring ... Read more...

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EU condemns Nigeria Christmas bombings


December 27th, 2011 - 4:40 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Dec 27 (IANS) The European Union Monday condemned the Christmas Day bombings in Nigeria that left scores of people dead or injured.Sunday's explosion at the St. Therasa Catholic Church ... Read more...

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Bill providing for death sentence for sabotage of pipelines passed


December 21st, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Parliamentary approval was Wednesday accorded to a bill that makes acts of terrorism aimed at destruction of oil and gas pipelines and probable cause of ... Read more...

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‘Lone Wolf’ terrorists most dangerous threat to society


December 19th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Syney, Dec 19 (IANS) Single individuals committing violent acts against society present "the most dangerous terrorism threat," says US Homeland Security, because they operate alone, without using phones, photos or ... Read more...

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US blocks property of Haqqani network commander


November 1st, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) The US Tuesday blocked the properties of a key commander of the Haqqani network, described by American officials as "a veritable arm" of Pakistani spy ... Read more...

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UNSC condemns former Afghan president’s killing


September 22nd, 2011 - 4:32 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 22 (IANS) The UN Security Council Wednesday strongly condemned the killing of Burhanuddin Rabbani, the former Afghan president and chairman of the Afghan High Peace Council, ... Read more...

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China, Indonesia condemn Delhi terror attack


September 8th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 8 (IANS) China and Indonesia Thursday condemned the terror attack in New Delhi that killed 12 people and injured more than 90 others Wednesday.The explosion took place around ... Read more...

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UNSC condemns Delhi attack; vows to combat terror


September 8th, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 8 (IANS) The UN Security Council has condemned in the strongest terms Wednesday's terrorist attack in Delhi and reiterated its determination to combat all forms of terrorism ... Read more...

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Delhi blast: Japan hopes India will overcome quickly


September 7th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Describing the bombing outside the Delhi High Court complex as an "atrocious act of terrorism", Japan Wednesday hoped that the people of India will "quickly ... Read more...

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Pakistan determined to defeat terrorism: Zardari


August 20th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Condemning the suicide bombing at a mosque in northwest Pakistan that left over 50 people dead, President Asif Ali Zardari termed it an abhorrent act ... Read more...

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No Kashmir, Pakistan in I-Day speech


August 15th, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) There was no mention of Kashmir and the northeast - the troubled regions of India - or Pakistan in Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Independence ... Read more...

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Felt proud South Asians were bulwarks of defence in London: Kabir Bedi (First Person)


August 14th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
London was burning the night I arrived on Aug 8. Police sirens blared through the darkness, racing towards rioters ransacking shops and torching buildings in Croydon, Clapham and Peckham. The ... Read more...

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Nothing makes me happier than making films: SRK (Movie Snippets)


July 22nd, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan says making films gives him unparalleled joy."...wonderful shoot today on a cool futuristic bike...simple shoot but feel there is ... Read more...

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Bollywood in shock, says government must wake up


July 16th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Bollywood has sharply reacted to the 13/7 Mumbai blasts that left 19 dead and 129 injured. The film fraternity has launched a scathing attack on ... Read more...

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No intelligence on Mumbai terror strikes that killed 17: Chidambaram


July 14th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Admitting candidly that there was no prior intelligence input on the triple blasts here a day earlier, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday called it a ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton condemns Mumbai blasts; visit plan unchanged


July 14th, 2011 - 2:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 14 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Wednesday condemned the serial blasts in Mumbai and said she would be travelling to India next week as scheduled to ... Read more...

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Canada unveils Kanishka Project to honour Air India victims


June 24th, 2011 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Ottawa, June 24 (IANS) To mark the 26th anniversary of the Air India bombing Thursday, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper unveiled a new memorial to the 329 victims and announced ... Read more...

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`Brigadier arrested: Soul-searching time for Pakistan Army’


June 23rd, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) It is time for the Pakistan Army to do "some serious soul-searching" following the arrest of a brigadier for his links with a banned group, said ... Read more...

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‘Terrorism mentally impacts 80 percent of Waziristan residents’


June 21st, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) About 80 percent of the residents of Pakistan's restive South and North Waziristan region have been mentally impacted by terror acts and drone attacks, a survey ... Read more...

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Pakistan detected 1,100 terror cases last year


June 21st, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 21 (IANS) Pakistan's intelligence agencies detected 1,100 cases of varied nature of terror activities, said Interior Minister Rehman Malik here."1100 cases of varied nature of terrorist activities across ... Read more...

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Reopen case, allow me to prove my innocence: Sarabjit


June 17th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 17 (IANS) Sarabjit Singh - an Indian on death row in Pakistan after his conviction for bomb attacks - has appealed for the commutation of his death sentence ... Read more...

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U.S. State Department designates al-Qaeda operative Othman Al-Ghamdi


June 17th, 2011 - 10:45 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday designated Othman al-Ghamdi, an operative with al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), as a terrorist.The designation was made under ... Read more...

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Sarabjit to meet sister — after 21 years


June 16th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, June 16 (IANS) For a long time to come, the memory of this Thursday will remain with Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner lodged in a Pakistan jail since 1990, ... Read more...

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