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Rumsfeld: Death of Bin Laden a victory in the fight against Islamist terrorism


May 4th, 2011 - 4:22 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Former U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has hailed the U.S. operation that killed al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden on Sunday as an 'important victory in the fight ... Read more...

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Osama’s death news leaked before Obama spoke


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) The White House announced that Barack Obama would address the nation at 10.30 p.m. Sunday. But before the president took the mike, Twitter and other ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton praises Al-Jazeera as “real news”


April 18th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17 (ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has recognised the Al-Jazeera news channel as "real news" in her recent Senate testimony, seven years after the then Defence Secretary ... Read more...

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If Gaddafi stays, American enemies will get emboldened: Rumsfeld


March 28th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Pensacola (Florida, US), Mar. 28 (ANI): Former US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has said that if Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi remains in power, it will damage the prestige of the United States ... Read more...

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Donald Rumsfeld says forces in Libya were “confused”


March 24th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tripoli, Mar 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former US Defense Secretary under the George W. Bush administration, Donald Rumsfeld has lashed out at the military strategy of the American forces in Libya.Rumsfeld said the ... Read more...

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Osama bin Laden would have been sent to Gitmo if captured: Rumsfeld


February 21st, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): Former US Defence Secretary, Donald Rumsfeld, has said that if America could have managed to capture Osama bin Laden, an FBI most-wanted terrorist for more than a decade, ... Read more...

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Obama did nothing to deserve 2009 Nobel Peace Prize: Rumsfeld


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): Former US Defence Secretary, Donald Rumsfeld, has criticised President Barack Obama's foreign policy saying that he should stop apologising for America, and added that he had received ... Read more...

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Iraq war: Defector says he lied about WMDs


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 16 (IANS) A defector, whose information was used by the US to justify the Iraq war, has admitted for the first time that he lied about the secret biological ... Read more...

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Dick Cheney heckled at CPAC


February 11th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Vice President of the United States, Dick Cheney, was heckled by some of the audience during his speech at this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference.Cheney ... Read more...

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Saddam placed $60m bounty on Rumsfeld’s daughters’ heads as revenge for sons’ killings


February 9th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): Former US Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld has revealed that he had faced an awkward" moment in a 2003 National Security meeting when he was informed that Saddam ... Read more...

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Satirical WikiLeaks rap featuring Assange’s cameo takes Internet by storm


December 25th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 25 (ANI): A footage of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange making a cameo appearance on a satirical rap show has become an Internet hit.Australian internet hit 'Rap News' features Assange on ... Read more...

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Remark of UN official from China embarrassing: Ban


September 14th, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 13 (DPA) A senior UN official embarrassed his colleagues when he said he disliked Americans and the current UN chief, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Monday. The official in ... Read more...

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US defence secretary to quit next year


August 16th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 16 (IANS) US Defence Secretary Robert Gates has said he will quit his job next year. Gates said that by 2011 it will be known whether the strategy the administration is ... Read more...

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Ex-aide of Powell says Bush ‘knew Guantánamo prisoners were innocent’


April 9th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.9 (ANI): A key aide of former US Secretary of State Colin Powell has said that former US President George W. Bush, his vice-president Dick Cheney and former defense minister ... Read more...

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President Obama responds to Sen. Bayh’s decision to not seek re-election


February 16th, 2010 - 5:08 am ICT by BNO News
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA (BNO NEWS) – President Obama responded after Senator Evan Bayh’s office announced he would not seek re-election for the U.S. Senate at the end of his current term.“For ... Read more...

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Democrat Senator Evan Bayh not seeking third term in the U.S. Senate


February 16th, 2010 - 12:42 am ICT by BNO News
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA (BNO NEWS) – Democrat Senator Evan Bayh will not seek re-election for the U.S. Senate at the end of his current term, his office announced on Monday.Sen. Bayh, 54, is ... Read more...

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Indian student jailed for sending hate mail to Bush


December 12th, 2009 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 12 (IANS) A US court has sentenced a former Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) student to 57 months in prison for allegedly making threats against former president ... Read more...

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McChrystal says that killing Bin Laden is the key to end militancy


December 9th, 2009 - 10:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Dec 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The top US commander in Afghanistan General Stanley McChrystal said that capturing Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden is very crucial as he is a very ... Read more...

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Indian student languishes in US jail, alleges abuse


October 17th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Ashok Easwaran Chicago, Oct 17 (IANS) Vikram Buddhi, a former doctoral student at Purdue University, has been languishing in a US prison for the last 31 months on charges of threatening ... Read more...

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Bush aide alleges pressure to raise threat level before 2004 polls


August 21st, 2009 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) There is more embarrassment for former US president George W. Bush as his first homeland security secretary Tom Ridge says he was pressured to raise security threat levels ... Read more...

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SC decision may save top Bush officials from terror lawsuits


May 19th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): The Supreme Court of United States has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to hold FBI Director Robert Mueller and former Attorney General John Ashcroft responsible for wrongful detention of ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton beats Obama in job approval ratings


May 4th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May. 4 (ANI): After finishing 100 days in the office, US Secretary of state Hilary Clinton has trumped President Barack Obama in job approval ratings.A recent polls shows Clinton having ... Read more...

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Washington `A’ list excludes Bush and company, Obamas, Axelrods in


April 13th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.13 (ANI): The new Washington, DC, A-list is in, and George W. Bush and his team aren't on it, reports the New York Post.Washington Life magazine's list of the ... Read more...

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Obama gears up to hit ground running with diverse cabinet pick


January 2nd, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 2 (IANS) Winning the presidency on a promise of change, Barack Obama has chosen a band of talented experienced individuals to hit the ground running when he takes over from ... Read more...

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Bush gets Foot in Mouth award for his abuse of English language!


December 10th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 10 (ANI): United States President George Bush''s long, rambling sentences and grammatically incorrect speeches have finally been acknowledged by a British language watchdog group.Bushs famous gaffes have won ... Read more...

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Gates to remain US Defense Secretary under Obama


November 26th, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.26 (ANI): Robert Gates will continue as the United States Defense Secretary under the Obama administration for at least a year, FOX News has learned. There was very strong support for ... Read more...

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US covert military raids authorized in several countries: Report


November 10th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 10 (DPA) A secret order since 2004 has allowed several covert raids against Al Qaeda targets by US special forces into countries including Syria and Pakistan, The New York Times ... Read more...

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Secret 2004 order lets US raid Qaeda in 20 countries including Pak


November 10th, 2008 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): Senior American officials have disclosed that the US military has been using a broad, secret authority since 2004 to carry out nearly a dozen previously undisclosed attacks ... Read more...

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Bush lacked commitment to catch Osama in 2001 from Tora Bora


October 1st, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , Oct 1 (ANI): Former US officials have reportedly revealed that US President George Bush lacked commitment to catch Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, else he could have deployed ... Read more...

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Senior Pentagon officials planned abusive tactics at Guantanamo Bay


June 18th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 18 (ANI): A Senate investigation unveiled today found that senior Pentagon officials began planning to use abusive tactics at Guantanamo Bay earlier than they previously acknowledged, borrowing from a ... Read more...

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Dreyfuss in talks to pay Cheney in Bush biopic


May 23rd, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Jaws star Richard Dreyfuss is in talks to play US Vice-President Dick Cheney in W the new biopic on President George W. Bush.Josh Brolin and Elizabeth Banks ... Read more...

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Pentagon counter-intelligence unit may be shutdown: NYT


April 2nd, 2008 - 5:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr.2 (ANI): U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates has decided to overhaul the intelligence architecture built up by his predecessor Donald Rumsfeld. According to a New York Times report, Gates is close ... Read more...

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‘US avoided strike in Pak to prevent Musharraf regime’s toppling’


November 14th, 2007 - 2:15 am ICT by admin
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