domestic security

Estonian charged with spying for Russia

February 23rd, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An official with the security police of Estonia has been arrested on suspicion of spying for Russia.The security official named Alexei Dressen was detained at ... Read more...

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Citing domestic duties, India withdraws choppers from UN Congo mission

October 14th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) India has withdrawn all its attack and transport helicopters from the United Nations mission in Congo this month, citing their requirement in domestic security roles."The ... Read more...

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UAE clears use of BlackBerry even as India continues to stall

April 17th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Abu Dhabi, Apr. 17 (ANI): Even as India continues refuses to give the all clear for use of Blackberry services such as the messenger, e-mail and browsing over a dispute related to ... Read more...

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Indian security agencies making astonishing demands: Blackberry maker

March 14th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 14 (ANI): A top executive of BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd. said Indian security agencies are making "rather astonishing" demands for increased powers to monitor e-mail and other ... Read more...

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Egypt’s military council opens Facebook page

February 18th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's Supreme Council of the armed forces, which is currently running the country after protests ousted president Hosni Mubarak, has opened a Facebook page to promote ... Read more...

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‘Internet offers militants real-time access to top-level spy systems’

November 2nd, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Nov 2 (ANI): Yuval Diskin, Israel's domestic security chief has said thatcivilian internet applications now offer militant groups access to intelligence that rivals information given to government spies.According to ... Read more...

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Secrecy vital for Britain’s safety, says MI6 chief

October 28th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 28 (IANS) Britain will be at risk if its secrets are compromised, the chief of the country's Secret Intelligence Service MI6 said Thursday in a veiled attack on the courts, ... Read more...

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India faces significant external, internal terror threats: US report (Lead)

August 6th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Besides "persistent and significant external threats" from groups like Pakistan's Lashkar-e-Taeba and Jaish-e-Mohammad and Bangladesh's Harakat-ul-Jihad-i-Islami-Bangladesh, India faces numerous attacks from domestic terror outfits, according ... Read more...

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Thief caught with German interior minister’s car

July 8th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Goerlitz (Germany), July 8 (DPA) German police have caught a Polish thief driving a stolen car that belonged to Thomas de Maiziere, the interior minister and head of Germany's domestic security. Police confirmed ... Read more...

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India, US agree to take swift, credible steps to counter terrorism

June 4th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): India and United States on Thursday agreed that there was a need to take swift and credible steps to counter the menace of terrorism worldwide.In a joint statement ... Read more...

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US vows to help bring Mumbai attackers to justice

June 4th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 4 (IANS) The US has reiterated its commitment to provide full cooperation and support in counter-terrorism investigations, including exchanging information and bringing the perpetrators of the 2008 Mumbai ... Read more...

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Son of Hamas founder reveals how he saved Israeli President from terror plot

February 28th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28(ANI): Israeli President Shimon Peres is among the many who owe their lives to the son of a founder of Hamas, according to a dramatic account to be published this ... Read more...

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Hitler called you arsehole, prime minister: MI5 to Chamberlain

October 5th, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Keen to ensure British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain was fully aware of the threat posed by Adolf Hitler in 1938, Britain's intelligence agencies told him that the German ... Read more...

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Malaysia, Ireland and Scotland could be PCB’s new ‘home bases’

April 10th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr. 10 (ANI): Malaysia, Ireland and Scotland may emerge as host venues to hold Pakistan's future 'home' series.Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Ijaz Butt has confirmed that those nations, apart from ... Read more...

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Britain to train 60,000 strong army of shop, hotel staff to counter terrorists

March 23rd, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23 (ANI): Home Secretary Jacqui Smith has confirmed that Britain has been placed on terror alert, and warned that an attack on the country is highly likely.She said the ... Read more...

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Israel-Hamas talks on prisoner exchange fail

March 17th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, March 17 (DPA) Talks between Israel and Hamas in Cairo over a prisoner exchange failed to reach an agreement, Israeli media reports said. The office of outgoing Israeli Prime Minister Ehud ... Read more...

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Hariri tribunal should not be used for revenge: Opposition

March 1st, 2009 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, March 1 (DPA) Lebanon's pro-Syrian opposition led by Hezbollah said Sunday the chief prosecutor of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, Judge Daniel Bellemare, should ensure that the court does not become ... Read more...

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Global panel set up to investigate Lebanese PM’s killing

March 1st, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, March 1 (DPA) The international tribunal to try suspects in the assassination of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri four years ago was formally constituted in The Hague Sunday. The court, ... Read more...

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Indian economy will recover earlier than global economy: Azim Premji

January 21st, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 21 (IANS) Azim Premji, chairman of IT major Wipro, is optimistic about the revival of the Indian economy earlier than the world economy, saying the country remained largely insulated from ... Read more...

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Obama likely to revise Bushs counter-terrorism efforts

January 8th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.8 (ANI): US President-elect Barack Obama is preparing to scrap the way President Bush oversaw domestic security in the White House and name a former Central Intelligence Agency official to ... Read more...

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MI5 chief says Pakistan-linked al-Qaida threat to UK is not yet over

January 7th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.7 (ANI): With three out of four al-Qaida and Islamist-related terrorist attacks in Britain having a Pakistan link, the head of Britains MI5 intelligence service, Jonathan Evans has warned that ... Read more...

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US and Pak fighting different wars on terror under one banner: CSM

September 24th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Sept 24 (ANI): Though Pakistan is one of the key alliance partners of the US in its global war on terror, the two are fighting different wars. While Pakistan ... Read more...

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India’s secular and pluralistic character being challenged: Minister

June 2nd, 2008 - 4:13 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) India's domestic security challenges emanate primarily from forces that ideologically challenge the country's pluralistic and secular character, Minister of State for Defence M.M. Pallam Raju has said. ... Read more...

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Australian Government rules out Chinese security for torch

April 15th, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Apr.15 (ANI): The Australian Government has made it quite clear that it will not allow Chinese security personnel to escort the Olympic torch during its relay in Australia at the ... Read more...

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Two alleged industrial spies held in Russia

March 21st, 2008 - 4:00 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Moscow, March 21 (RIA Novosti) Russia's domestic security service has detained two men with dual Russian-US citizenships for alleged industrial espionage. The Federal Security Service (FSS) Thursday said its officers detained ... Read more...

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