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Undetected ‘fake bomb’ travels to Turkey on UK cargo flight


March 30th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.30 (ANI): The United Kingdom Department for Transport has started an investigation to find out how a fake bomb was transported on a UPS cargo plane from the UK to Turkey, ... Read more...

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New terror alert hits trains, airports in London


January 7th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 7 (IANS) A fresh terror alert has been issued in London amid fears of a Mumbai-style attack on airports and transport system, a media report said Friday.Thursday's alert meant that ... Read more...

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Dutch delivery company TNT steps up security following mail bombs


November 11th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by BNO News
AMSTERDAM (BNO NEWS) -- Dutch mail and express group TNT N.V. on Thursday announced it is stepping up its security measures following attempts by al-Qaeda to send mail bombs to the United ... Read more...

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Police: Bomb found on UPS plane could have detonated over U.S. East Coast plane


November 11th, 2010 - 12:36 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- Scotland Yard on Wednesday said an explosive device found aboard a U.S.-bound UPS cargo plane in England last month could have detonated over the U.S. East Coast, possibly ... Read more...

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UK: Bomb found on UPS plane could have detonated over U.S. East Coast


November 11th, 2010 - 12:02 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- Scotland Yard on Wednesday said an explosive device found aboard a U.S.-bound UPS cargo plane could have detonated over the U.S. East Coast, possibly causing it to crash.Scotland ... Read more...

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Freed terrorists face new restrictions in Britain


November 8th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) At least 46 convicted terrorists who have been either released from prison or are close to being freed face new restrictions on their freedom in Britain as they ... Read more...

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Minister Commits Blunder By Carrying Liquids To Airport


November 8th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 8, 2010 (Pen Men At Work): Baroness Neville-Jones, the security minister of Britain suffered an embarrassing moment at the airport when she was asked to remove liquids that she was carrying ... Read more...

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At least 46 freed, to be freed Islamic extremists from UK prisons “pose risk” to public


November 8th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): At least 46 convicted Islamic extremists who have been either released from prison or would be released soon in the UK "pose a risk" to the public and ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda plans explosion in UK during Christmas


November 7th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7 (ANI): Al Qaeda's chief bomb maker Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri is reportedly planting bombs in gift toys, which would be timed to explode once the toys are in stores for ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda targets Christmas, plans to make toy bomb


November 7th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) Al Qaeda's bomb makers are believed to be planting explosives in Christmas toys bound for Europe and the US that would be timed to explode once they are ... Read more...

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UK officials deny ‘Yemen bomb defused 17 minutes before scheduled explosion’


November 5th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 5 (ANI): The claim by French interior minister Brice Hortefeux that one of the two mail bombs sent from Yemen was defused 17 minutes before it was set to explode, ... Read more...

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Glasgow airport evacuated after suspicious package found


November 4th, 2010 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) Parts of Scotland's Glasgow airport were evacuated after a suspicious package was found, a media report said.According to the Daily Telegraph, bomb disposal squads were called to ... Read more...

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Pak airports on high terror alert following foiled Al-Qaeda parcel bomb plot


November 3rd, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 3(ANI): The Pakistan government has reportedly issued a 'high terror alert' at all international airports in the country after the alleged Al-Qaeda plot of parcel bombs on two United States-bound ... Read more...

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‘Qaeda terror bombs 50 times more powerful than needed to blow hole in aircraft fuselage’


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 2 (ANI): The bombs smuggled in the cargo plane terror plot at East Midlands Airport and in Dubai reportedly contained explosives at least 50 times more powerful than required ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda plotting new Lockerbie-style bombings


November 1st, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) The Al Qaeda may be planning to conduct new "Lockerbie-style" atrocities, and Britain could be among the frontline targets, experts have said.Fears of a new Lockerbie-style bombing ... Read more...

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‘Wedding gift is being delivered’ message foiled Al-Qaeda parcel bomb plot


November 1st, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1(ANI): The alleged Al-Qaeda plot of parcel bombs on two United States-bound flights was foiled when intelligence agencies decoded the terrorists' chilling message: "A wedding gift is being delivered."The ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda bombs too sophisticated to be detected by x-rays, says Brit counter-terrorism expert


November 1st, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): A senior British counter-terrorism official has said that the al-Qaida bomb inside a computer printer discovered at East Midlands airport on Friday, was too sophisticated to be detected ... Read more...

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Failure to find bomb at East Midlands airport a “weakness”, says counter-terrorism expert


November 1st, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): Lord Carlile, the independent reviewer of counter-terrorism laws has said that the initial failure to find the bomb on a plane at East Midlands airport was a "weakness"."The ... Read more...

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Qatar Airways says parcel bomb found in Dubai traveled on passenger flights


October 31st, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by BNO News
DUBAI (BNO NEWS) -- Qatar Airways on Sunday confirmed that an explosive device discovered at a FedEx facility in Dubai on Friday had traveled on two of its passenger flights before it ... Read more...

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Yemeni police arrest woman suspected of mailing printer bombs


October 31st, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sanaa (Yemen), Oct 31(ANI): Yemeni police have arrested a woman accused of posting parcel bombs on two United States-bound flights in an alleged Al-Qaeda plot thwarted in the United Kingdom and Dubai.The ... Read more...

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Bomb discovery underscores threat from Yemen, al-Qaeda: US offficial


October 30th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct. 30 (ANI): The discovery of two bombs on planes bound for the United States from Yemen has underscored once again the threat from Yemen and Al Qaeda in the ... Read more...

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Plane lands safely at JFK amid global terror alerts


October 30th, 2010 - 2:55 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON/D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Fighter jets escorted a United Arab Emirates passenger plane from Yemen to New York amid a continuing series of terror alerts on Friday, officials said, in what appeared ... Read more...

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Scotland Yard, TSA and White House statements regarding potential terror plot


October 30th, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Scotland Yard, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the White House on Friday released the following statements about a potential terror plot on U.S.-bound cargo planes:White House ... Read more...

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UPS planes searched after suspicious item found in London


October 29th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Authorities in New York, Philadelphia, Newark, New Jersey and several countries are examining devices sent from Yemen after investigators found a suspicious package aboard a UPS plane ... Read more...

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Barack Obama’s half-brother was denied entry to Britain


April 12th, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) Samson Obama, a half-brother of US President Barack Obama, was denied entry into Britain because he had been accused of sexual assault on a previous visit, a ... Read more...

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Obama’s brother refused UK visa after ’sex assault on young girls’


April 12th, 2009 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
London, April 12 (ANI): Barack Obama's half brother was denied UK visa after being accused of sexually assaulting a group of young girls in Berkshire last November.Samson Obama was headed for ... Read more...

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