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CPI-M protests Mamata’s assassination plot charge


May 24th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) West Bengal's Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday termed as "ridiculous", Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's allegation that the Marxists and the Maoists were plotting to ... Read more...

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China dismisses Dalai Lama’s claim of poison plot


May 14th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 14 (IANS) A state-run Chinese daily Monday dismissed Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama's claim that China was trying to poison him to death using female devotees, and ... Read more...

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Putin unaffected by assassination plot


February 28th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has not been affected by a plot to assassinate him, his spokesman said Tuesday."It hasn't affected either the mood or ... Read more...

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Putin assassination plot uncovered


February 27th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukrainian and Russian security services have uncovered a group plotting an assassination attempt on Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, the state-run Channel One reported Monday.The ... Read more...

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Iran blames CIA for Iranian nuclear official’s killing


January 16th, 2012 - 4:05 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 16 (IANS) Iran has accused US intelligence agency CIA of being involved in the assassination of Iranian nuclear official.In a protest letter to the US government, the Iranian ... Read more...

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Pentagon warns Iran against blocking oil route


December 29th, 2011 - 6:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 29 (IANS) The Pentagon has warned Iran against any attempt to block the Strait of Hormuz, one of the world's most critical oil route."This is not just an ... Read more...

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Plot to kill Trinidad and Tobago PM uncovered


November 25th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Nov 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar said Thursday that a plot to assassinate her and senior members of her cabinet has been uncovered, and it ... Read more...

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Hand over murder plot suspect: US to Iran


October 18th, 2011 - 5:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) The US Monday urged Iran to either hand over or prosecute a suspect in the alleged assassination plot on the Saudi ambassador to Washington, Xinhua reported."According ... Read more...

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Ready to examine US evidence on alleged assassination plot: Iran


October 18th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 17 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi said Monday that the country is ready to examine evidence on Tehran's alleged involvement in a plot to assassinate the Saudi ... Read more...

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Iranian leader says alleged assassination plot ‘absurd’


October 16th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Tehrtan, Oct 15 (IANS) Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said Saturday that the alleged Iranian involvement in a plot of assassinating the Saudi ... Read more...

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Iran rejects US claims over assassination plot


October 13th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 13 (IANS) A senior Iranian official has called as "hilarious and baseless" the US accusation about a plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the US, a media ... Read more...

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US sanctions five men linked to kill Saudi envoy (Lead)


October 12th, 2011 - 6:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) The US Treasury Department announced Tuesday that it has slapped sanctions on five individuals linked to the assassination attempt on the Saudi ambassador to Washington, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Pakistan offers Afghanistan intelligence in Rabbani’s killing


October 11th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Tuesday offered intelligence sharing to Afghanistan for its investigation into the assassination of the former Peace Council chief Burhanuddin ... Read more...

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Man gets death for killing Iranian N-scientist


August 29th, 2011 - 4:00 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 29 (IANS) A man accused of killing an Iranian nuclear physicist in 2010 was Sunday sentenced to death, a media report said.Massoud Ali-Mohammadi, a professor of Tehran University, ... Read more...

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Gaddafi threatens to kill Berlusconi: Italian daily


July 31st, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Rome, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has sworn to assassinate Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, Italian daily Corriere della Sera reported.According to the newspaper, Berlusconi learned of ... Read more...

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Benazir Bhutto assassination plot not hatched at any Brigadier house: Malik


December 31st, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 31 (ANI): Benazir Bhutto assassination plot was not hatched at any Brigadier house, and the media should refrain from any such news that spreads wrong impression, Interior Minister Rehman ... Read more...

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Benazir assassination plot hatched at brigadier’s home: report


December 31st, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 31 (IANS) The plot to assassinate former prime minister Benazir Bhutto in 2007 was hatched at the official residence of an army brigadier, a fresh probe report has disclosed ... Read more...

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Indian-origin man uses Da Vinci Code to fleece Grammy winner (Lead)


November 10th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 10 (IANS) The secret cult Opus Dei in Dan Brown's epic novel "The Da Vinci Code" was invoked by an Indian-origin computer repairman in the US to defraud a ... Read more...

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Punjabi man perpetuates $20-million fraud on Grammy winner


November 10th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 10 (IANS) A Punjabi computer repairman put the secret cult Opus Dei in Dan Brown's epic novel 'The Da Vinci Code' to great use to fleece a Latin Grammy-winning ... Read more...

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Carla Bruni feared to be on ‘Al Qaeda’s hit list’


November 9th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 09 (ANI): Security around France's First Lady Carla Bruni Sarkozy has been tightened up amid fears that she may be the "priority target" of a terrorist assassination plot.Security services believe ... Read more...

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Security around Sarkozy tightened after Greek police intercept letter bomb


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 02 (ANI): Security has been stepped up around French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife Carla Bruni after Greek police seized a letter bomb which was sent to him.Anti-terrorist police ... Read more...

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CBI seeks enhanced security for Gujarat cop in jail


August 23rd, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 23 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday sought enhanced security in jail for former deputy superintendent of police N.K. Amin whose plea for turning approver in the Sohrabuddin-Kausarbi ... Read more...

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Govt. aware when and where Benazir’s assassination plot was hatched: Malik


June 24th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 24 (ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has sensationally revealed that the government has come to know where and when the conspiracy to assassinate former Prime Benazir Bhutto was ... Read more...

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Mehsud ordered Benazir’s assassination on behest of ex-Madrassa students: FIA report


June 19th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun.19 (ANI): Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has held the killed Taliban chieftain Baitullah Mehsud responsible for the assassination of former Prime Benazir Bhutto.The FIA has submitted its final report ... Read more...

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UK PM Cameron’s flight to Helmand abandoned following ‘assassination plot’


June 11th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 11 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron was forced to abandon a visit to a British base in Helmand, Afghanistan, on Thursday after military intelligence uncovered a possible plot ... Read more...

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Swedish Cartoonist Responsible For The Controversial Depictions Of Prophet Muhammad Attacked


May 12th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A Swedish artist, who generated a worldwide uproar by representing the Prophet Muhammad as a dog, was attacked as he bequeathed a sermon in a ... Read more...

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New joint investigation team to probe indicted Pak officials role in Benazir assassination


April 24th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.24 (ANI): The Pakistan Government has decided to form a new joint investigation team to further probe the role of officials and others who have been indicted in the UN ... Read more...

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Pak Punjab police claims resolving Benazir assassination plot


April 15th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.15 (ANI): While the whole world and especially Pakistan eagerly awaits the UN enquiry commission's report on former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination, which is expected to be released today ... Read more...

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Malegaon blast accused planning Mohan Bhagwat’s assassination: Patil


April 9th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 9 (ANI): Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil on Friday said in the state assembly that his department had ample proof that the Malegaon blast accused made derogatory remarks against ... Read more...

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Dubai Police accuses five UK passport holders of killing Hamas commander


February 16th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Feb.16 (ANI): Dubai Police are in search of five British passport holders, whom it believes killed a senior Hamas commander Mahmoud al-Mabhouh here.The suspects wanted in connection with the killing are ... Read more...

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Fonseka’s wife, Muslim leader claim he has been kidnapped


February 9th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Feb.9 (ANI): Former Sri Lanka army chief Sarath Fonseka's wife, Anoma Fonseka, has charged the Mahinda Rajapaksa Government of kidnapping her husband.Fonseka was taken into military custody late on Monday night ... Read more...

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Anil Kapoor: From ‘One Two ka Four’ to ‘24′


January 19th, 2010 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
By Mayank Chhaya Chicago, Jan 19 (IANS) Actor Anil Kapoor has made an assured and credible debut on US television with a two-hour season premier of the hugely popular drama series "24".Playing ... Read more...

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Pope John Paul II attacker released from jail


January 18th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, Jan 18 (RIA Novosti) A Turkish assassin who shot and wounded Pope John Paul II in 1981 was released from jail Monday after almost 30 years in Italian and Turkish prisons. According ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton came within minutes of being killed by Osama bin Laden


December 23rd, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 23 (ANI): Osama Bin Laden-controlled terrorists came within minutes of assassinating former US President Bill Clinton during his 1996 Philippines visit, a new book has revealed.Clinton was saved shortly ... Read more...

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Robert Redford to direct Lincoln assassination plot


August 18th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 18 (IBNS) Robert Redford has an acute interest in political topics. The actor is now all set to direct the historical drama "The Conspirator," the story of Mary Surratt, alleged conspirator ... Read more...

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