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Sikh-Americans confident they shall overcome


August 19th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) Confident that the Sikh-American community shall overcome the trauma of the Wisconsin gurdwara shooting, its leaders have sought laws against school bullying, workplace discrimination and ... Read more...

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Top US law official calls gurdwara shooting a hate crime


August 11th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 11 (IANS) As thousands of mourners paid their last respects to six Sikh worshippers gunned down at a Sikh gurdwara here, US Attorney General Eric Holder ... Read more...

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India envoy raises questions about gun use in US


August 10th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) Echoing President Barack Obama's call for "soul searching" over Sunday's rampage in a Wisconsin gurdwara, Indian ambassador Nirupama Rao has raised questions about the free ... Read more...

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Was the gurdwara shooter a white supremacist? (Third Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) As FBI looked for a motive for Sunday's attack on a Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin, media reports suggested the gunman, a bald man with a 9/11 ... Read more...

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Ex-US soldier kills six in gurdwara, India outraged (Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) In the worst hate crime directed at the Sikh community in the US, a former American soldier shot dead six people in a gurdwara ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooting: FBI looks for motive, India shocked (Fourth Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The US investigating agency FBI has begun to look for the motive behind Sunday's deadly attack on a gurdwara that left six people ... Read more...

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India shocked as FBI hunts for gurdwara killings’ motive (Third Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The FBI has begun to look for the motive behind Sunday's deadly attack on a US gurdwara that left six people dead, even as ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooting: FBI hunts for motive (Second Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) The FBI has begun investigating Sunday's attack on a gurdwara in a Milwaukee suburb that left seven people dead, including the shooter, as an act ... Read more...

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US investigating Sikh gurdwara shooting as domestic terrorism


August 6th, 2012 - 9:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) The FBI will investigate Sunday's attack on a Sikh gurdwara in a Milwaukee suburb in which a gunman killed six worshipers and injured three others before ... Read more...

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One in four Indians ’suffering’: Gallup poll


May 28th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (IANS) South Asians rated their lives worse in 2011 than most residents in other parts of Asia with nearly one in four Indians "suffering", third highest after ... Read more...

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Irish terrorists may target royal wedding: Brit security officials


April 19th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 19 (ANI): A group of Irish terrorists responsible for over 40 significant terror attacks last year, may target Prince William and Kate Middleton's royal wedding, said senior British security ... Read more...

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Domestic terrorism number one priority for US intelligence


February 11th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.11 (ANI): Intelligence agency chiefs in the United States have unveiled the annual National Threat Assessment, and said that success against Al Qaeda means that domestic terrorism is now their 'priority ... Read more...

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Italy’s former president dies at 82


August 18th, 2010 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 18 (IANS/AKI) Italy's former president Francesco Cossiga died Tuesday at a Rome hospital aged 82. Cossiga was admitted to Rome's Gemelli hospital Aug 9 with cardio-respiratory problems, and his condition ... Read more...

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Veil row in Italy after woman fined by cops


May 5th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Novara (Italy), May 5 (IANS/AKI) A political row has erupted in the northern Italian city of Novara after police fined a Muslim woman 500 euros for refusing to remove her full-face covering ... Read more...

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Doctor’s Killer Sentenced To Life In Prison


April 2nd, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Wichita, Apr 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scott Roeder, the man accused of killing Kansas doctor Dr. George Tiller was yesterday subjected to lifetime imprisonment without parole for 50 years. Scott Roeder, ... Read more...

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Federal prosecutor Hochul confirmed as U.S. Attorney for the Western District of NY


March 12th, 2010 - 2:16 am ICT by BNO News
BUFFALO, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – The United States Senate confirmed on Thursday the appointment of William J. Hochul Jr. as the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of New York, the ... Read more...

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Pakistan being ’selective’ in action against terrorists: Rao (Second Lead)


February 22nd, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 23 (IANS) Pakistan needs to take "effective action" rather than "selective steps" against the myriad terrorist groups based in that country if the process of normalisation between India and ... Read more...

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Gunmen open fire on Athens police station, six injured


October 28th, 2009 - 6:23 am ICT by IANS
Athens, Oct 28 (DPA) Six Greek police officers were wounded, two seriously, after gunmen opened fire on a police station late Tuesday in the suburbs of the Greek capital, reports said. Four hooded ... Read more...

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Afghan man indicted in US bombing conspiracy


September 25th, 2009 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 24 (DPA) A federal court in New York has indicted an Afghan man on charges of conspiring to use weapons of mass destruction in the US, the Justice Department said ... Read more...

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Three terror suspects arrested in US


September 21st, 2009 - 3:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (DPA) The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) officials have arrested three terror suspects - a father and son in Colorado and a man in New York, according to ... Read more...

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Spain remains important base for terrorists, says US


May 1st, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (EFE) Spain remains an important transit and logistical base for terrorist organisations operating in western Europe, the US State Department has said in a report. The Spanish government and the ... Read more...

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DHS fears threats from “right-wing extremist groups”


April 15th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr. 15 (ANI): The threat from "right-wing extremist groups" is continuously growing and America's law enforcement officials should be prepared to tackle it, a new Department of Homeland Security report ... Read more...

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Miliband says maintaining links with terrorists will fail Pak


March 25th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar. 25 (ANI): UK Foreign Secretary David Miliband has said that Pakistans history has proven that maintaining links with terrorists in the hope that they could be used as an ... Read more...

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US homegrown Somali radicals back after terror mission


March 20th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 20 (ANI): Many of the Somali-American men who were recruited to join an al Qaeda-linked terrorist group have returned to the United States, but the FBI still has not ... Read more...

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Stabilising Pakistan more important for US: CIA Expert


March 15th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.15 (ANI): Former CIA Middle-East expert Bruce Riedel has said that stabilizing Pakistan was now more important to the United States. Riedel, who is heading a team of policy makers to ... Read more...

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US homegrown Somali radicals posing most serious terror threat to America: FBI


March 14th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): The FBI has warned that that the United States is facing its most serious instance of domestic terrorism till now.A second generation of Somali immigrants are ... Read more...

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FBI looking for over 3000 additional staff


January 8th, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.8 (ANI): The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is seeking to fill thousands of posts as it embarks on the biggest recruitment drive in its 101-year history. According to the Scotsman, ... Read more...

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US to support Pak peace pact with militants, if it curbs terrorist violence


May 24th, 2008 - 3:00 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 24 (ANI) : United States has stated that it will support any peace agreement signed by Pakistan with militants in the tribal areas bordering Afghanistan, provided such a pact ... Read more...

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