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US agencies hid Mumbai-style terror plot from Britain


April 5th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) American spy agencies refused to give British intelligence services full details of a "Mumbai-style" terrorist plot in the country, fearing their top-secret sources may get exposed, ... Read more...

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US agencies see no move by Iran for nuclear bomb


February 26th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) While the UN nuclear watchdog has reported that Iran has accelerated its uranium enrichment programme, the US intelligence analysts believe there is no hard evidence of ... Read more...

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Bank accounts of doctor who helped track Osama sealed


February 25th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) The bank accounts of the Pakistani doctor who, on the CIA's directions, allegedly helped conduct a fake polio campaign to track down Osama bin Laden have ... Read more...

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Huge Pakistan rally demands halt to US drone strikes


October 28th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 28 (IANS) A large number of Pakistani tribesmen rallied here Friday to demand an immediate halt to the US drone strikes in tribal regions.Tribesmen from North Waziristan ... 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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Pakistan assures US of probing intelligence loopholes


June 17th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 17 (IANS) Pakistan has assured the US that it would investigate how its intelligence agencies failed to detect that Osama bin Laden was living in the country, a ... Read more...

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Pak court extends detention of US citizen held on ‘illegal stay’ charges


March 7th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, (ANI): A Pakistan court on Monday extended the detention of US citizen Aaron Mark De Haven, who was arrested by Peshawar police for overstaying his visa.Haven, who hails from Virginia, was ... Read more...

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ISI redefining terms of engagement with CIA before Davis immunity row settlement


March 6th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 6(ANI): Infuriated by the 'shock revelation' about the expanding CIA spy network in Pakistan, the nation's premier spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence is trying to redefine its terms of engagement with ... Read more...

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Pak newspaper claims hundreds of pro-India, pro-Israel CIA agents operating in country


March 2nd, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 2(ANI): Hundreds of especially-trained CIA contractors who worked closely with the Indian external intelligence agency RAW and Israel's Mossad in the Middle East, Asia and Africa over the last two ... Read more...

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Pak court rejects bail plea of US citizen held on ‘illegal stay’ charges


February 28th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Feb 28(ANI): A Pakistan court on Monday rejected the bail application of US citizen Aaron Mark De Haven, who was arrested by Peshawar police for overstaying his visa."The bail application of ... Read more...

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US citizen held in Pakistan on ‘illegal stay’ charges files bail plea in court


February 27th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 27(ANI): US citizen Aaron Mark De Haven, who had been arrested by the police in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar on 'illegal stay' charges, has filed a bail plea in ... Read more...

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Davis case fallout: ISI asks CIA to unmask its contractors operating in Pakistan


February 26th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 26(ANI): Pakistan's premier spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence has demanded an accounting by the US' Central Intelligence Agency of all its contractors working in the country as a fallout from the ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban demands death for Raymond Davis


February 14th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Miranshah, Feb 14(ANI): Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has said that the government should execute double murder-accused US official Raymond Davis, or hand him over to them."We demand that the Pakistani government hang ... Read more...

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Pak sets free six top Taliban commanders: Report


April 29th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.29 (ANI): Pakistan has set free at least six top Taliban militants, including the extremist outfit's second-in command Mullah Abdul Ghani Barader's close aide Abdul Qayum Zakir, a report in ... Read more...

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ISI freeing two top Afghan Taliban leaders shows nexus with insurgents: US officials


April 11th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.11 (ANI): US officials have alleged that Pakistan's intelligence agency, the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) has freed at least two top Afghan Taliban leaders, whom it had captured some time ... Read more...

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ISI still backs Taliban: US


April 11th, 2010 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 11 (IANS) US officials believe that Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence directorate (ISI) still supports the Taliban despite recent signals that the spy agency had started cracking down on the Islamist ... Read more...

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Report of Taliban commander’s arrest, a propaganda: Pakistan


February 17th, 2010 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS) The reports that Taliban's top commander has been arrested in a joint raids by the US and Pakistani intelligence forces was a "propaganda", said Pakistan's Interior Minister ... Read more...

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Spy agencies failed to intercept chatter on plane attack: NYT


December 31st, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 31 (IANS) American spy agencies failed to combine intercepts of conversations among leaders of Al Qaeda in Yemen discussing a plot to use a Nigerian man for a coming terrorist ... Read more...

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Four suspected Blackwater operatives arrested in Islamabad


December 13th, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 13 (ANI): Four alleged agents of American spy agency Blackwater were arrested by Pakistani security agencies while they were trying to forcibly trying to enter into Lahore Cantonment on Saturday. ... Read more...

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Dennis Haysbert turns 55


June 3rd, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by GD
On June 2, actor Dennis Haysbert celebrated his fifty fifth birthday. The actor was born in 1954, in San Mateo, California. Dennis Haysbert is presently acting in the military drama, "The Unit" ... Read more...

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North Korea threatens to launch strikes against South Korea


May 27th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul (South Korea), May 27 (ANI): North Korea on Wednesday threatened to launch military strikes against South Korea if any of its ships were stopped or searched as part of an American-led ... Read more...

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Taliban executes alleged US spy in North Waziristan


April 19th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.19 (ANI): The Taliban has reportedly gunned down a 19 year old Afghan tribal boy following his alleged confession of planting transmitters which guided US drones to carry out strikes ... Read more...

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Osama bin Laden hiding in Hindu Kush: United States


March 15th, 2009 - 11:34 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 15 (ANI): Worlds biggest manhunt for Al Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden has zeroed in on Chitrals stunning peaks and valleys. According to the New York Daily News, Laden ... Read more...

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Osama bin Laden could be in Pak trekker paradise Chitral: US


March 15th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.15 (ANI): New investigation undertaken by a New York-based daily reveals that Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden could be ensconced in Pakistans trekker paradise of Chitral. The area has been ... Read more...

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Obama widens missile strikes inside Pakistan: NYT


February 21st, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 21 (IANS) The Obama administration has expanded the covert war run by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) inside Pakistan by attacking a militant network seeking to topple the Pakistani ... Read more...

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Jolie eyes film set in Washington Heights building


February 19th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 19 (ANI): Angelina Jolie is moving to Washington Heights but not permanently.The actress will only be there to shoot scenes of her latest flick Edwin A. Salt.The ... Read more...

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Laskhar as big a threat to US, Britain as Al Qaeda, CIA tells Obama


February 8th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) The CIA has told President Barack Obama that British-born Pakistani terrorists, who have extensive contacts with Lashkar-e-Taiba, are the biggest threat to the US, the Sunday Telegraph reported. American ... Read more...

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Pakistani spy agency strengthened Lashkar-e-Taiba: US intelligence officials


December 8th, 2008 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 8 (IANS) Militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), the main suspect in the Mumbai terrorist attack, built up its strength with the help of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), The New York ... Read more...

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100 extremists killed in Pak jet bombings


October 19th, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Swat, Oct 19 (ANI): Pakistan security forces jet planes bombed extremists hideouts at Barthana area in Swat Valley killing at least 100 extremists.Sources said that the bombing in the area was ... Read more...

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Star-studded cast, muddled plot fails to impress in ‘Body of Lies’ (Hollywood Film Review - Rating **)


October 17th, 2008 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Body of Lies"; Director: Ridley Scott; Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong; Rating **It's been seven years since the September 11 attacks and five since the Iraq war began. The ... Read more...

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Taliban kill ”US spy”


September 18th, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Landi Kotal (Pakistan), Sept 18 (ANI): The Pakistan unit of Taliban, the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has reportedly killed an Afghan national who, according to them, used to spy on them for ... Read more...

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Iran has renewed work on developing nuclear weapons, say Western security sources


September 12th, 2008 - 7:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.12 (ANI): Fresh evidence has emerged that suggests Iran has renewed work on developing nuclear weapons. The Telegraph quoted Western security sources as saying that American spy satellites have identified a ... Read more...

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US missile successfully hits disabled spy satellite


February 21st, 2008 - 12:21 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 21 (ANI): The missile fired from a US warship in waters west of Hawaii has successfully struck a disabled American spy satellite.Military operatives had only a 10-second window to ... Read more...

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