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Bomb scare prompts US university evacuation


September 18th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) A bomb threat at the Louisiana State University (LSU) Monday resulted in evacuation and cancellation of all campus activities for the day, Xinhua reported.At about 2 ... Read more...

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British air steward made bomb threat to impress employer


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- A British air steward who wrote a threatening message on the back of a toilet door during a flight from London to the Japanese capital of Tokyo ... Read more...

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Ukrainian airport evacuated after bomb scare


August 21st, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Aug 21 (IANS) Two terminals at the Boryspil international airport here in the Ukrainian capital were evacuated Tuesday after receiving a bomb threat, Xinhua reported. The bomb threat turned ... Read more...

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Bomb scare on US airliner


August 21st, 2012 - 6:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) A Houston-bound US airliner experienced a bomb threat Monday.The incident occurred in the morning when the Southwest Airlines plane was undertaking a flight from El Paso ... Read more...

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British Airways steward jailed for hoax bomb threat


August 18th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) A British Airways steward who wrote a bomb threat on a plane's toilet door so that he could "save the day", become a hero and get ... Read more...

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US airport evacuated after bomb threat


August 2nd, 2012 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) The San Antonio International Airport in the US was evacuated Wednesday after officials received a bomb threat, a media report said."The caller reported three vehicles in ... Read more...

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Briton jailed for bomb threat


July 25th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A 48-year-old Briton, who burst into a driving school and threatened to blow up the institute after failing a driving test twice, has been sentenced to ... Read more...

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Homeland Security’s all-in-one app for bomb threat


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 2 (IANS) In the first chaotic moments after suspicion of a bomb threat, first responders have a myriad of questions, assessments, and decisions to make, all at once, ... Read more...

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Bomb hoax delays Delhi-bound Rajdhani in Goa (Second Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 20 (IANS) The Delhi-bound Trivandrum Rajdhani Express was delayed by half an hour Wednesday after an anonymous caller rang up to say that a bomb was on board ... Read more...

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Man held for bomb hoax in China


May 1st, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 1 (IANS) A man has been detained in Chinese metropolis Shanghai for making a hoax bomb threat to the city's international airport, police said.The suspect, surnamed Pu, called ... Read more...

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Indian embassy in Washington resumes work after bomb threat (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 11 (IANS) The Indian embassy in Washington has resumed its normal work after a search of its facilities by local security authorities following an anonymous bomb threat turned ... Read more...

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Indian embassy in US receives bomb threat


April 11th, 2012 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 11 (IANS) The Indian embassy in Washington received a bomb threat Tuesday but no explosives were found in the premise, the US State Department said."I can confirm that ... Read more...

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Man contacts M15 to get estranged wife arrested


April 5th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) A man who tried to get his estranged wife arrested by emailing MI5 and claiming she had planted a bomb at a school was jailed for ... Read more...

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Man held over bomb threat to Amsterdam airport (Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Feb 13 (IANS) A man who claimed to have a bomb at the Schiphol airport in the Netherlands capital Amsterdam was arrested Monday, police said. Two airport terminals ... Read more...

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Amsterdam airport evacuated after bomb threat


February 13th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Feb 13 (IANS) Two terminals of the Schiphol airport in the Netherlands capital Amsterdam were evacuated Monday after a bomb threat, police said.The bomb threat came around 11 ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda chief wants ‘9/11′ of his own


September 10th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Ayman al-Zawahiri, the successor to Al Qaeda's founder Osama bin Laden, on the 10th anniversary of the deadly 9/11 strike has ordered an attack to "cement ... Read more...

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Students evacuated after bomb threat in California school


September 8th, 2011 - 6:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Over 3,000 students in a Californian school were evacuated Wednesday morning, following a bomb threat in its campus, Xinhua reported.Students in San Clemente High School were ... Read more...

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Jet Airways flight to Bahrain delayed over bomb scare


September 4th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) A Jet Airways international flight from Mumbai to Bahrain was Sunday delayed by two hours after the airline's staff received an anonymous call claiming a bomb ... Read more...

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Meghalaya takes precautionary steps after bomb threat


July 18th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 18 (IANS) The government has taken all steps to prevent a terror attack and people should not panic, Meghalaya Home Minister H.D.R. Lyngdoh said Monday, a day after ... Read more...

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Hoax bomb threat at US airport


June 20th, 2011 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 20 (IANS) A bomb threat Sunday briefly forced a closure at the Ronald Reagan National Airport near Washington D.C. But authorities later said nothing was found.The airport was ... Read more...

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Hoax bomb threat at Chennai airport


June 10th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) A hoax call Friday of a bomb being planted at the Chennai International Airport building sent security agencies into a tizzy as they scoured the ... Read more...

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Two Melbourne airports get threats


May 18th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 18 (IANS) Australian police swarmed two airports in Melbourne Wednesday morning after threat letters were sent to media outlets, officials said.The Herald Sun reported that a letter threatening ... Read more...

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Irish rebels threaten to bomb London


May 16th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) Irish rebels have threatened to bomb central London, Scotland Yard said. The specific location or time was, however, not mentioned, Sky News reported Monday.Officials said security ... Read more...

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FBI files reveal Princess Diana was under probe after ‘bomb threat’


April 15th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 15 (ANI): The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) has published in its website that Princess Diana was the subject of its investigation after an agent was told someone had ... Read more...

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Bomb scare prompts evacuation in Moscow


February 6th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Authorities ordered an evacuation of passengers from the Leningradsky and Yaroslavsky train stations in Moscow following a bomb threat, a police source said Sunday.The move followed an ... Read more...

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Two Moscow malls evacuated after terror alert


January 29th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Visitors were evacuated Saturday from two shopping malls in Moscow after they received a terror threat, police said.Police evacuated the Mega-Belaya Dacha shopping centre in southeast Moscow ... Read more...

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Building evacuated after bomb threat in eastern Ukraine


January 20th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by BNO News
MAKEYEVKA, UKRAINE (BNO NEWS) -- A government building on Thursday was evacuated following a bomb threat in eastern Ukraine, RIA Novosti reported.A municipal administration facility was targeted by a group of unidentified ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks banker Elmer arrested for breaching bank secrecy


January 20th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by BNO News
ZURICH, SWITZERLAND (BNO NEWS) -- WikiLeaks banker Rudolf Elmer on Wednesday was arrested for breaching bank secrecy by giving data to the controversial website.According to Le Tribune de Geneve newspaper, the Zurich ... Read more...

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Chandigarh multiplex vacated after bomb threat


January 11th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 10 (IANS) A multiplex here was vacated late on Monday after police got a call saying that a bomb was placed in one of its halls, an officer said. A ... Read more...

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Istanbul mosque bomb threat turns out to be a hoax


January 7th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Jan 7 (IANS) A historic 16th century mosque in Istanbul received a bomb threat Friday that later turned out to be a hoax call, police said.The Yeni Camii or New Mosque, ... Read more...

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Moscow rail terminal briefly evacuated over hoax bomb threat


December 17th, 2010 - 1:46 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- Moscow's downtown Kievsky Rail Terminal was briefly evacuated on Wednesday due to a hoax bomb threat, local authorities said on Thursday.Bomb experts with sniffer dogs arrived to ... Read more...

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Four Buildings Of Ohio State University Evacuated After A Bomb Threat E-mail


November 17th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Four buildings of Ohio State University were under emergency mode on Tuesday when FBI informed that the officials received a bomb threat e-mail. The officials, students ... Read more...

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Moscow cafe evacuated after bomb threat


November 14th, 2010 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A coffee shop in Moscow was evacuated late Saturday following a call reporting a bomb threat, police said Sunday."An unidentified person called a police emergency number and ... Read more...

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Philadelphia, NJ & British Airport UPS Bomb Investigations


October 29th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Atlanta Business Chronicle reports that The Department of Homeland Security was called in on Friday to investigate suspicious packages in UPS cargo planes and a truck, in ... Read more...

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Passenger in labour forces plane to make emergency landing


October 5th, 2010 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 5 (IANS) An aircraft flying from Moscow to Chechen regional capital Grozny made an emergency landing Monday after one of the passengers developed labour pains.The crew of the Yak-42 plane ... Read more...

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