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13,500 troops to be deployed for London Olympics


December 16th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) Around 13,500 armed forces personnel, including specialist dog handlers and bomb disposal experts, would be deployed during the 2012 London Olympic Games.British's navy's biggest ship HMS ... Read more...

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Manchester Airport terminal reopens after alert over suspicious device


September 21st, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by BNO News
MANCHESTER (BNO NEWS) -- Police evacuated the main terminal at Manchester Airport in England on Wednesday morning after the discovery of a suspicious device. The area reopened about two hours later.Police said ... Read more...

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10 die in Pakistan suicide bombing


August 31st, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 25 wounded in a massive suicide bombing at a parking lot of a mosque in Quetta city Wednesday, a ... Read more...

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Man sparks three-hour street siege with bomb tied to leg


June 3rd, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) A man in Britain triggered a three-hour police siege as he threatened to blow up a bank, a media report said.The suspect, from Luton town, walked ... Read more...

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Three bombs defused in Russia’s North Caucasus


May 23rd, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Bomb disposal experts defused three bombs with a combined capacity of 11 kg of TNT in Russia's North Caucasus republic of Kabardino-Balkaria Monday, security officials ... Read more...

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Report: Bomb intercepted at German Chancellor Merkel’s office


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:17 am ICT by BNO News
BERLIN, GERMANY (BNO NEWS) -- A suspicious package addressed to German Chancellor Angela Merkel was found in the chancellory's mailroom in Berlin on Tuesday and has turned out to be an explosive ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda plotting new Lockerbie-style bombings


November 1st, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) The Al Qaeda may be planning to conduct new "Lockerbie-style" atrocities, and Britain could be among the frontline targets, experts have said.Fears of a new Lockerbie-style bombing ... Read more...

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Emergency landing by Russian plane after bomb threat


October 4th, 2010 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Yak-42 plane with 73 passengers on board flying from Moscow to Chechen capital Grozny was forced to make an emergency landing after a bomb threat, an ... Read more...

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Four militants killed in Russia


September 26th, 2010 - 4:40 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian security personnel have killed four militants, including a leader of a local terrorist group, during an operation in the North Caucasus Republic of Dagestan, an official ... Read more...

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NY mayor says had Times Square bomb exploded, it could have been ` very deadly’


May 2nd, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 2 (ANI): New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the city's police chief Ray Kelly have said that had the bomb seized and neutralised yesterday exploded, it could have had ... Read more...

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Two crude bombs found in Bangalore, IPL semis move to Mumbai (Roundup)


April 18th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) Sunday hurriedly shifted both its semi-finals to Mumbai after two more crude bombs were found near the the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore ... Read more...

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UK bomb Disposal experts awarded George Cross


March 18th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) Two British military bomb disposal experts, one of whom gave his life in the line of duty, have been awarded one of the UK's highest awards for gallantry, the ... Read more...

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Explosives found at Howrah station


February 11th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) There was panic at the Howrah station, the gateway to Kolkata, following the discovery of explosives in a bag on a platform Thursday, an official said. "Some railway hawkers ... Read more...

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Four killed in Peshawar suicide bombing


November 16th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar, Nov 16 (IANS) At least four people were killed and 30 injured Monday morning when a suicide bomber detonated his car packed with explosives near a police station in the ... Read more...

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Blast kills nine in Pakistan (Second Lead)


July 13th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 13 (DPA) A huge blast ripped through Pakistan's eastern Punjab province Monday, killing at least nine people and wounding dozens more, police and medical officers said. The explosion hit a ... Read more...

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Pakistani Police foil plot to blow up train


July 2nd, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Quetta (Pakistan), July 2 (IANS) The Pakistani Police Thursday foiled a plan to blow up the Quetta Express by terrorists, a media report said. Explosives were placed on a railway track in the ... Read more...

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Russian wartime bomb found outside Merkel’s Berlin apartment


April 25th, 2009 - 5:51 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 25 (DPA) A lost Russian bomb from the Second World War was discovered Friday just outside the Berlin apartment of Chancellor Angela Merkel, triggering a city-centre lockdown as bomb-disposal experts ... Read more...

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Iraqi murderers of UK troops plead for sanctuary


November 19th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Basra (Iraq), Nov.19 (ANI): Two Iraqis Faisal Al-Saadoon, 56, and Khalaf Mufdhi, 58, who have been accused of murdering two captive British soldiers -- Staff Sergeant Simon Cullingworth and Sapper Luke ... Read more...

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Centre seeks report on Assam serial blasts


October 30th, 2008 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 30 (ANI): The Union Home Ministry has sought an immediate report from the Assam Government on serial blasts, in which at least 26 people are feared dead and ... Read more...

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Swiss plane makes emergency landing after bomb threat


August 24th, 2008 - 6:18 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Aug 24 (Xinhua) A Swiss International Airlines plane was forced to make an emergency landing Saturday after a bomb threat, a media report said.The plane was flying over France when the ... Read more...

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New Zealand army denies damaging Afghanistan Buddha statues


May 4th, 2008 - 2:17 pm ICT by admin
DPA Wellington, May 4 (DPA) The New Zealand army denied Sunday damaging the ruins of one of Afghanistan's famous Bamian Buddha statues while detonating an unexploded rocket in the area. Najibullah Harar, head ... Read more...

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‘Arrested teenager a British Muslim convert’


April 19th, 2008 - 7:57 pm ICT by admin
London, April 19 (IANS) Police in the southwestern city of Bristol Saturday carried out a series of controlled explosions at the home of a British teenager arrested earlier on charges of terrorism. ... Read more...

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Separatists blow up TV mast in northern Spain


February 23rd, 2008 - 10:00 pm ICT by admin
DPA Bilbao (Spain), Feb 23 (DPA) Suspected militants from the Basque separatist group ETA bombed a television mast near Bilbao Saturday, causing material damage but no injuries, Spanish police said. Police had received ... Read more...

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