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Five Pakistani Army officers jailed for terror links


August 4th, 2012 - 4:26 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Five Pakistani Army officers, including a brigadier, have been jailed for having links with a banned extremist group.The Field General Court Marshal convicted them for having ... Read more...

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Manipuri militant held in Odisha port town


May 29th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 29 (IANS) A member of Manipur extremist group People's Liberation Army (PLA) has been arrested in an Odisha town, police said Tuesday.S.S. Angou, aged about 40 years, was ... Read more...

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Nine jailed in Russia for train blast that killed 27


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 22 (IANS) A court in Russia Tuesday sentenced nine people to various terms in jail over a terror attack on a passenger train in 2009 which claimed 27 ... Read more...

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Tolerance of extremists detrimental to Pakistan: Daily


January 19th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) The Pakistani Taliban killing of a journalist working for an American radio network will have repercussions for the safety of newspersons, said a leading daily ... Read more...

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20 held for taking over radio station in Greece


January 11th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Athens, Jan 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 20 people were detained by police after they took control of a studio at a radio station in Athens and went on air ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda says it is holding US hostage (Lead)


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) A US aid worker has been held hostage by Al-Qaeda, the extremist group's chief Ayman al-Zawahiri stated Thursday in a video.Warren Weinstein was ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda holding US aid worker hostage in Pakistan


December 2nd, 2011 - 7:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) A US aid worker has been held hostage by Al-Qaeda, the extremist group's leader Ayman al-Zawahiri said Thursday in a statement seen by US website monitors.He ... Read more...

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Pakistani forces hunt for militants after intelligence men killed


November 13th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) The Pakistani security forces Sunday launched a major hunt for militants behind the killing of five intelligence officials in the eastern Punjab province, reported local ... Read more...

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Gilani discusses Pakistan-US ties with politicians


September 25th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Sunday telephonically discussed with different political parties the situation arising out of US accusing Pakistan of supporting Haqqani network.The Nation ... Read more...

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US general meets Kayani, discusses Haqqani network


September 24th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 24 (IANS) US General James Mattis met Pakistan Army chief Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and discussed the Al Qaeda-linked Haqqani network, a media report said Saturday.General Kayani protested the ... Read more...

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Four Shias shot dead in Pakistan (Lead)


September 23rd, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 23 (IANS) Four Shias were shot dead in southwest Pakistan after gunmen ambushed their van Friday, Xinhua reported.The attack took place around 4.00 p.m. on Saryab road in ... Read more...

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US accuses Pakistan of supporting Haqqani network


September 23rd, 2011 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike Mullen Thursday accused the Pakistani government of supporting the Al Qaeda-linked Haqqani network.Mullen called the Haqqani ... Read more...

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Uganda jails two for roles in deadly World Cup bombing


September 17th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by BNO News
KAMPALA (BNO NEWS) -- Uganda's High Court on Friday sentenced two men to 25 years and 5 years in jail for their involvement in the twin bombings which killed 76 people in ... Read more...

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13 die as gunmen open fire in Pakistan city (Lead)


July 30th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Quetta, July 30 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and five injured in a sectarian attack in Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta Saturday morning, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Nightmare in Norway: One man’s madness kills 91 (Evening Lead)


July 23rd, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 23 (IANS) Shell-shocked Norwegian authorities Saturday searched for more victims after a rightwing Christian massacred 84 people on an island, soon after carrying out a deadly bombing ... Read more...

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Four serving Pakistani majors being questioned


June 23rd, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) Four serving Pakistan Army majors are being questioned for their purported links with a banned group, a media report said Thursday. The questioning comes barely two ... Read more...

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Pakistani terrorists threaten Ahmadi community


June 14th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Pakistani terrorists have issued a hit-list of prominent businessmen from the Ahmadi community, saying those who "misguide" the country would be punished with death.Terrorists have begun ... Read more...

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14 security officials killed in militant ambush in Pak’s Khyber tribal region


March 29th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Mar 29(ANI): A militant ambush on a convoy of Pakistan security forces in the country's Khyber tribal region has left 14 officials dead.A senior security official said that the personnel ... Read more...

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‘Chastened’ Islamabad police weeding out radical elements following Taseer killing


January 19th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 19(ANI): Alarmed by Pakistan Punjab Governor Salman Taseer's assassination by one of his own police security guards, the Islamabad police are now evaluating the religious and political inclinations of ... Read more...

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Conman posing as Babbar Khalsa militant arrested


December 13th, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) A conman, posing as a member of the Sikh extremist group Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) to extort money from gurdwaras in the capital, was arrested by ... Read more...

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Swedish suicide bomber was a British varsity graduate


December 13th, 2010 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec.13 (ANI): The suicide bomber who attempted to attack Christmas shoppers in Stockholm on Saturday, Taimur Abdulwahab al-Abdaly, was a British university graduate and was living in Britain until a fortnight ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks: US, Britain decided to play safe after 26/11


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, Dec 2 (IANS) Diplomats from five countries, including the US and Britain, decided not to get "sucked into the blame game" being played by India and Pakistan after the 26/11 Mumbai ... Read more...

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2002 Karachi attack on French engineers contributed to further suicide blasts in Pak?


November 20th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 20 (ANI): The Karachi suicide attack on French naval engineers on May 8, 2002- allegedly in retaliation against the cancelling of commissions for one of the France-Pak arms deals- could ... Read more...

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Noted Pakistani musician shuts centre after threat


October 20th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) A well-known sarod player of Pakistan shut his newly-opened music training centre here after his 12-year-old son was threatened. He was told to "stop teaching music".Sarod player Asad ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda, ‘Ilyas Kashmiri-led Brigade 313′ planning to attack CWG in New Delhi?


October 1st, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 1 (ANI): Al Qaeda and a North Waziristan-based terrorist group "Brigade 313" have reportedly prepared a plan to launch an attack on the 19th Commonwealth Games, which are due ... Read more...

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President Barack Obama Speaks On Withdrawal Of US Troops From Iraq


September 1st, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Sep 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today the residents of USA watched the presidential speech on the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq. The president also elaborated on the status of ... Read more...

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16 injured in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa handgrenade attack


August 19th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug. 19 (ANI): An unidentified miscreant on Thursday lobbed a hand grenade in a crowded oil bazaar of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province' Bannu region injuring at least 16 persons.According to reports, ... Read more...

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ISI-backed LeT establishing junction in Bangladesh to launch attacks on India


August 6th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.6 (ANI): The arrest of three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operatives from a madrassa in Chittagong, one of Bangladesh's largest cities, in November last year, has underlined the expanding reach of the Pakistan ... Read more...

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Chicago Man Charged Of Terror Links With Al Qaida


August 5th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 5, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): An US citizen has been charged on grounds related to weapons of mass destruction as well as providing sensitive materials to two well known ... Read more...

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New Muslim group threatens to launch terror atrocity similar to 7/7


August 1st, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.1 (ANI): A new Muslim extremist group has reportedly threatened to launch a terrorist atrocity similar to 7/7 during a highly ­provocative demonstration outside the front gates of Downing Street.Calling themselves ... Read more...

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Taliban chief met man who tried to bomb Times Square


July 23rd, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) The Pakistani Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud had met Pakistani-American Faisal Shahzad who tried to bomb New York's Times Square, shows a new video footage. The video clip shows ... Read more...

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Punjab police arrests four Sikh militants


July 19th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, July 19 (ANI): Police in Punjab arrested four Sikh militants, belonging to the banned Babbar Khalsa International extremist group and recovered arms and explosives from them in the state's Ludhiana District.Harminder ... Read more...

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Uganda bomb blast shows Al Shabaab’s intent to attack the US homeland


July 13th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jul 13 (ANI): The killing of Nate Henn, an American aid volunteer along with 74 people in Uganda bomb blast, has raised new concerns about Al Shabaab's intent to attack ... Read more...

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Twin Blasts Hit Uganda, Leaves 64 Dead


July 12th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Kampala, Uganda, July 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) At least 64 people are estimated to have lost their lives in simultaneous bombings that rocked the capital city of Uganda on late Sunday. ... Read more...

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Judicial custody of Mecca Masjid blast accused extended


June 30th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 30 (IANS) A city court Wednesday extended the judicial custody of one of the two accused in the Mecca Masjid blast case by 10 days. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), ... Read more...

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