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‘Burn Notice’ Season 5 premieres


June 24th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 5th season of Burn Notice premiered with a flashback that recapped the images of the very group, which had burned Jeffrey Donovan’s character. Then the ... Read more...

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Zardari believes LeT-supporter Pak Army playing double game on terror: Ex-CIA officer


April 19th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 19(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has accused the army, which covertly supports the 2008 Mumbai attacks perpetrator Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), of playing a double game in the ongoing war ... Read more...

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“Jihadist nuclear-armed Pak worst nightmare for India, US, world”: Riedel


February 17th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17(ANI): A jihadist takeover in Pakistan- which is a "real possibility today"- would have devastating consequences not only for the country but the entire world, and particularly for India, ... Read more...

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US must end ‘world’s most dangerous place’ Pakistan’s double game on terror: Book (Part-1)


January 8th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 8 (ANI): Pakistan is the most dangerous place on earth, and should be US President Barack Obama's top national-security priority, says a new book by a former CIA officer."It ... Read more...

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‘Blame-game’ over CIA’s Pak station chief leak to harm ‘fragile democracy’ Pak: Kerry


December 20th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 20(ANI): US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman, John Kerry, has rejected the claims that the pull out of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)'s station chief from Pakistan was a 'major ... Read more...

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ISI blew CIA official’s cover: NYT


December 18th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) The Islamabad CIA station chief's identity is suspected to have been deliberately blown by the ISI apparently in retaliation for naming of the Pakistan intelligence agency chief in ... Read more...

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‘ISI blew CIA station chief’s cover in retaliation to Mumbai massacre implication’


December 18th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): The Central Intelligence Agency has pulled its top clandestine officer out of Pakistan amid an escalating war of recriminations between American and Pakistani spies, with some US officials ... Read more...

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Jihadist takeover in Pakistan “a real possibility”: Terrorism expert


November 13th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Nov 13 (ANI): Pakistan is a highly volatile and combustible country right now, and is at a risk of having a coup from inside the military by jihadist sympathizers, a ... Read more...

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Pak wants to control Afghan govt or West’s reconciliation process with Taliban: Riedel


November 13th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Nov 13 (ANI): Pakistan does not want direct negotiations between the Taliban and the Afghan government or the West, as it wants the process to be under its control, a ... Read more...

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Valerie Plame’s Story Exposed In “Fair Game”


November 6th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Naomi Watts starrer 'Fair Game' released this Friday in theaters across America and people all over the world have been scrambling the web to get details ... Read more...

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CIA finds security lapse led to Afghan suicide attack that killed 7 agents


October 20th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 20 (ANI): A Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officer was reportedly warned that the Jordanian double-agent who blew himself up at a remote US base in eastern Afghanistan in January, ... Read more...

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J.J. Abrams’ “Undercovers” Premiers On NBC


September 23rd, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Sep 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Wednesday night NBC aired the premier episode of its brand new spy drama series titled "Undercovers" that has Boris Kodjoe and Gugu Mbatha-Raw as its ... Read more...

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Jolie says she’s ready for ‘Salt’ sequel


August 18th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 18 (ANI): Angelina Jolie has revealed she would love to star in a sequel to her latest spy thriller, 'Salt'.The beauty, who plays CIA officer Evelyn Salt in Phillip ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s ‘double game’ prompts call for US policy review


July 27th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 27 (IANS) Revelations about what the US media called "Pakistan's Double Game" of providing Afghan militants "A Sanctuary for Terror" while taking billions in aid from the ... Read more...

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Names Of Agency Lawyers Omitted In Memo To Destroy CIA Terror Tapes


July 27th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, July 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The United States Justice Department's probe into whether the destruction of tapes which showed the ruthless interrogation techniques that were used in the case of ... Read more...

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‘Salt’ Wows The Fans Of Angelia Jolie


July 23rd, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Angelina Jolie starrer 'Salt' was one of the most anticipated movies this summer and initial responses by the critics and audience suggest that the film has ... Read more...

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I’m directing ‘Wenceslas Square’: Phillip Noyce


July 16th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Australian director Phillip Noyce says he is indeed going to wield the megaphone for spy thriller "Wenceslas Square" apart from a long-awaited musical "Dirt Music" starring ... Read more...

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Jolie met real secret agents for ‘Salt’


July 14th, 2010 - 4:26 am ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie was bowled over after meeting super tough female agents to prepare for her role in "Salt" because they looked "soft and sweet" like ... Read more...

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Jolie likes to eat spiders!


July 13th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 13 (ANI): Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has admitted that likes to eat spiders.In her new movie 'Salt', Jolie has played a tough CIA officer on the run after a ... Read more...

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Jolie plays down sexuality in ‘Salt’


July 12th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 12 (ANI): Angelina Jolie's role of a CIA officer in her upcoming movie 'Salt' would see her shed the sexy image, she's known for.Jolie said that the role of ... Read more...

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“I Would Have Loved To Play Bond”: Angelina Jolie


July 7th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Hollywood queen Angelina Jolie has disclosed the reason behind refusing to play the role of "Bond Girl' in Casino Royale. Well, the Mr and Mrs Smith ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda’s first English website suffers technical glitches


July 2nd, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Al Qaeda's first English website suffered an inauspicious launch with glitches making only the first three of the 67 pages legible yesterday.According to the New York Post, ... Read more...

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Jolie takes daughter for flying lesson


July 1st, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie recently took her four-year-old daughter Shiloh Nouvel along for a flying lesson. Jolie was in the pilot's seat with a flying instructor by her side, ... Read more...

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NASA feared Al-Qaeda attack on 2003 Columbia space shuttle launch


June 19th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19(ANI): A new book by a former CIA operations officer has revealed that NASA officials worried that Al-Qaeda might attempt to attack the Columbia space shuttle on its launch pad ... Read more...

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China supplied nuke missiles to S. Arabia, claims ex-CIA analyst


June 8th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): China supplied nuclear missiles to Saudi Arabia during the Bush administration years (2000-2008), a former CIA officer who managed intelligence reports on Riyadh has claimed in an uncleared ... Read more...

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Jolie’s features appear Photoshopped in Sony Pictures’ ‘Salt’ poster


May 20th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 20 (ANI): Actress Angelina Jolie's facial features appear to have been Photoshopped in Sony Pictures' promotional poster for 'Salt'.Jolie, 34, who stars as a CIA officer accused of ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie’s new Salt photos


March 31st, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 31, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Production photos from Phillip Noyce's spy thriller, Salt, were revealed by Sony Pictures. Angelina Jolie, who stars in the film, plays a CIA officer who is ousted ... Read more...

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Mullah Baradar’s arrest, a shift in Pak’s policy?


February 17th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb.17 (ANI): The arrest of Taliban's second in command, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, marks a strategic change in Pakistan's policy, and analysts believe that it may also prove to ... Read more...

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Top Taliban commander captured in secret raid in Pakistan: NYT (Lead)


February 16th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) Pakistani and American intelligence forces have in a secret joint operation captured Afghanistan's top Taliban military commander in Karachi, the New York Times reported Tuesday citing American ... Read more...

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Action against terrorists should begin in Pakistan: US experts


February 9th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 9 (IANS) With the US intelligence community warning of a new terrorist attack in the next six months, two leading security experts suggest that preventive action should ... Read more...

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Elite US forces to counter Pakistani nuke hijacks: Report (Lead, Changing dateline)


January 17th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
London/Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) The US army is training a crack unit "to seal off and snatch back Pakistani nuclear weapons in the event that militants, possibly from inside the country's ... Read more...

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Mullah Omar not in Karachi: Pakistan (Lead)


November 20th, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) Pakistan has rejected a US newspaper report claiming that the one-eyed Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Omar is in Karachi, terming it false and baseless. Foreign Office spokesman ... Read more...

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ISI helped Mullah Omar to escape to Karachi: US intelligence officials


November 20th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.20 (ANI): Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Omar has shifted his base from Quetta to Karachi with the help of Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), the Washington Times reports.According to the ... Read more...

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Taliban chief Mullah Omar is in Karachi: Report


November 20th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) Mullah Mohammed Omar, the one-eyed leader of the Taliban, is living in Karachi with the help of Pakistan's intelligence service, The Washington Times said Friday. Mullah Omar, who ... Read more...

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Blackwater hiring ex-Pak security officials on mind-boggling salary packages


November 6th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.6 (ANI): Controversial private US security firm, Blackwater is reportedly hiring ex-Pakistan security officials at mind-boggling salaries.According to The Nation, the US firm has offered some of the retired Pakistani officials ... Read more...

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