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One-armed Russian bombmaker to face trial


August 29th, 2012 - 7:54 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A man who continued to make bombs even after he lost an arm and partial eyesight while experimenting with explosives will face trial in a ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi couple jailed for 37 years


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 3 (IANS) The leader of a banned Islamist outfit in Bangladesh and his wife were Sunday sentenced to 37 years in prison for possessing weapons and bullets.Zahidul Islam ... Read more...

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US blacklists Lebanon explosives expert


November 23rd, 2011 - 3:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) The US state department has blacklisted an explosives expert of a Lebanon-based militant group.Ibrahim Suleiman Hamad Al-Hablain, who works for the Abdullah Azzam Brigades, is a ... Read more...

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Did Bali bomber Patek’s arrest help US reach Osama?


May 5th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 5 (ANI): The arrest of Bali bomber Umar Patek, who was seeking a meeting with Osama bin Laden, has raised questions about whether Patek provided vital information to the mission ... Read more...

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100 WW II bombs washed up on UK beach due to Super Moon phenomenon


March 26th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 26 (ANI): The unusual proximity of the moon to earth or, the Super Moon phenomenon that took place earlier this month, is being cited as the key reason for the ... 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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Three female student ’suicide bombers’ set to hit anti-Islamists in Pak: Report


October 1st, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 1(ANI): Three female students of Jamia Hafsa in Pakistan have been trained to carry out suicide attacks on groups who are allegedly anti-Islamic or 'misguiding the people' across the country, ... Read more...

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Times Square case: Expert says ‘mass casualties’ only milliseconds away


May 4th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 4 (ANI): An explosives expert has said that the car bomb planted in New York's Times Square came within a "millisecond" of causing "mass casualties".Kevin Barry, a retired NYPD ... Read more...

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Police seek motive in Times Square smoking car bomb (Third Lead)


May 2nd, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 2 (DPA) New York police were Sunday seeking a motive and a suspect after a smoking car bomb forced the evacuation of Times Square, the New York Times reported. Officers ... Read more...

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Smoking car bomb found in Times Square (Second Lead)


May 2nd, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 2 (DPA) Police evacuated part of Times Square after finding a car bomb in the busy midtown Manhattan district Saturday night. Officers on the scene confirmed the device was a ... Read more...

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Suspected car bomb found in Times Square (Lead)


May 2nd, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 2 (DPA) Police evacuated part of Times Square after finding a suspected car bomb in the busy midtown Manhattan district Saturday night, media reports said. Officials said it was ... Read more...

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Explosion by “Underwear Bomber” could not have blown up plane


March 11th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 11(ANI): An experiment conducted by a BBC documentary team has proven that even if the "Underwear Bomber" had exploded his device on Christmas day, 2009, the Airbus A330 would have ... Read more...

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Nabbed Maoist leader was a techie: Police


March 3rd, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 3 (IANS) Key Maoist leader Venkatesh Reddy alias Deepak -- who was arrested from Kolkata's adjoining South 24 Parganas district Tuesday night -- was a mechanical engineer and in charge ... Read more...

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Maoist leader held near Kolkata


March 2nd, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 2 (IANS) A key Maoist leader was arrested Tuesday from Kolkata's adjoining South 24-Parganas district by West Bengal's Criminal Investigation Department (CID), police said. "Venkatesh Reddy alias Deepak was a Communist ... Read more...

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Iraqi Security Forces arrest six terrorist suspects


February 19th, 2010 - 12:55 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) – Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) arrested six terrorist suspects in Iraq, U.S. Forces said Thursday.A wanted attack-cell member who works directly with al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) and five ... Read more...

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Bangladesh acting tough against anti-India militants operating from its soil


July 21st, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, July 21 (ANI): Bangladesh has started taking tough measures against militants operating from its soil and the recent arrests of Indian origin Lashkar-e-Toiba militants proves Dhaka's resolve not to allow ... Read more...

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Another top Lashkar militant arrested in Bangladesh


July 21st, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, July 21 (ANI): Another militant, who is sought by India and is working for Pakistan based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba, has been arrested by the Bangladesh Police.Maulana Mohammad Monsur Ali alias ... Read more...

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Jama’atul Mujahideen militants receive military training in Pakistan


June 25th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, June 25 (ANI): Some key members of banned Islamist militant organisation Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) are now in Pakistan for military training.The Daily Star quoted a senior official of the ... Read more...

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Key Bangladeshi militants taking training in Pakistan: Official


June 23rd, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 23 (IANS) Some key members of banned Islamist militant organisation Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) are now staying in Pakistan for taking military training, an official said. A senior official of ... Read more...

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Myanmar outfit trained Bangladesh Islamist militants: Report


May 19th, 2009 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 19 (IANS) A banned Myanmarese insurgent group has been training Bangladesh's Islamist militants since the 1980s, a newspaper report said Tuesday. Banned Bangladeshi outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) has had close ... Read more...

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LeT linkman formed terrorist outfit in Bangladesh: Police


March 8th, 2009 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 8 (IANS) Kolkata Police Sunday claimed that a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) linkman has formed a terrorist outfit in Bangladesh to operate in bordering Indian states. Abu Taher, an alleged associate of ... Read more...

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Nabbed LeT associate had contacts with Lakhvi: police


March 7th, 2009 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 6 (IANS) Abu Taher, an alleged associate of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) arrested from a railway station here Friday, had contacts with Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rahman Lakhvi, police sources said ... Read more...

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Two ULFA activists killed in Assam


January 10th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.10 (ANI): Security forces in Assam, reacting swiftly after yesterdays IED blast in Guwahati, have neutralized two ULFA cadres, the Ministry of Home Affairs said. In a joint operation carried ... Read more...

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Main accused in Jan 1 Guwahati blasts killed (Lead)


January 8th, 2009 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 8 (IANS) The main accused in the New Year's day serial bombings in this Assam city was shot dead by security forces Thursday, police said.Pranjal Deka, an explosives expert with ... Read more...

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Suicide bombers for sale in Pak for 12 lakhs


December 24th, 2008 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 24 (ANI): Pakistan has scored another distinction in the filed of crime where suicide bombers can be hired to settle scores with rivals.Pakistans Crimes Investigation Department has arrested five ... Read more...

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Suicide bombers for sale in Pakistan: police


December 24th, 2008 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) Suicide bombers are available for a price in Pakistan to settle personal scores, a police investigation into the killing of a parliamentarian has revealed.On Tuesday, the Crimes Investigation ... Read more...

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Top ULFA explosives expert gunned down in Assam


December 5th, 2008 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 5 (IANS) A 'most wanted' terrorist and a frontline explosives expert of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) was killed by security forces in Assam Friday, officials said.Tapan ... Read more...

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Assam blast suspects to undergo narco test


November 21st, 2008 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 21 (IANS) The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the serial explosions in Assam is likely to carry out narco analysis tests on two blast suspects, officials said Friday. A ... Read more...

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‘Sticky bombs’ add new dimension to Iraqi dangers


November 15th, 2008 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 15 (DPA) A kind of adhesive bomb has added a new dimension of terror to everyday life in Iraq. Known by a variety of names - sticky bomb, magnetic bomb ... Read more...

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Self-help groups in Assam transform rural economy (Feature)


June 1st, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by admin
By Syed Zarir Hussain Nagaon (Assam), June 1 (IANS) Karuna Kalita was once an explosives expert with the terror group United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA). But he got fed up with life ... Read more...

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