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LeT can’t replace Al Qaeda, but can threaten US, says expert


May 4th, 2011 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) While Pakistani terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), blamed for the Mumbai terror attacks, is unlikely to replace Al Qaeda at the forefront of global jihad, it has ... Read more...

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Russian security service wants ban on Skype, Gmail, Hotmail


April 9th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 9(ANI): Russia's security agency, the Federal Security Service (FSB), has proposed banning Skype, Hotmail and Gmail as their "uncontrolled use" could pose a security threat, a service official has said.The ... Read more...

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LeT, TTP among insurgents teaming up to counter security forces in Pak, Afghanistan


December 29th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): Increased cooperation among insurgent factions is being reported inside both Afghanistan and Pakistan, as US and NATO officials said they had seen evidence of loose cooperation among ... Read more...

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How to run snitches inside a terrorist group


December 26th, 2010 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 26 (ANI): What's the best way to penetrate a terrorist organisation? Think as they do - pick out the outcasts and prey on their anxieties.The Naval Criminal Investigative Service created ... Read more...

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China blocked UN sanctions on 3 Pakistani terrorists: WikiLeaks


December 6th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 6 (IANS) Apparently at the behest of Pakistan, China, which wields a veto in the UN Security Council, put a "technical hold" on an Indian request to ... Read more...

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Ex-US Ambassador warns of Taliban, Al-Qaeda takeover of inundated Pak


August 18th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.18 (ANI): As the world expresses concerns over the massive aid being flown into Pakistan for the flood victims landing into the Taliban's hands, former United States Ambassador to Pakistan ... Read more...

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Robust US aid effort on Pak floods could thwart Taliban influence: Experts


August 10th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 10(ANI): US officials and regional experts reckon that a robust aid effort by the Obama administration to tackle the flood-related crisis in Pakistan could thwart Taliban and other extremist ... Read more...

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Afghanistan must cut off links with terrorism, give up violence: Krishna


July 20th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, July 20 (ANI): Visiting Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna on Tuesday called on the Afghanistan Government to take steps to cut off links with terrorists and give up violence to ... Read more...

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Police unearth CDs of Taliban like terror module in Kerala


July 10th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan SamuelAluva/Muvattupuzha (Kerala), July 10 (ANI): Kerala Police have unearthed compact discs allegedly belonging to a Taliban-like terror module in Aluva and Muvattupuzha areas of the state.Police sources said ... Read more...

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Pakistan realises there is a cancer in their midst: Obama


May 13th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 13 (IANS) President Barack Obama believes that after years of looking at their main rival India as their only concern, Pakistan has finally come to realise that ... Read more...

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Kashmir dispute no breeding ground for terrorism: Gates


January 23rd, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.23 (ANI): US Defence Secretary Robert Gates has rubbished Pakistan's long standing stance that the unresolved issues like the Kashmir dispute were breeding terrorism and providing food for thought for ... Read more...

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Palestine Islamic judge says Jews never lived in Jerusalem


August 27th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Aug.27 (ANI): The Palestinian Authority's chief Islamic judge, Sheikh Tayseer Rajab Tamimi, has said there was no evidence to back up claims that Jews had ever lived in Jerusalem or that ... Read more...

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US nurturing long term ties with Pak to help counter militancy: Mullen


July 10th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): The US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman, Admiral Mike Mullen has said that the United States is in the process of nurturing a long-term relationship with Pakistan ... Read more...

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Cannot allow nuke power Pak to fall into terrorists hands: Sarkozy


July 9th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, July 9 (ANI): French President Nicolas Sarkozy has said that it cannot allow nuclear power Pakistan to fall into the hands of the Taliban and other extremist organizations, which have ... Read more...

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Internal threat facing Pakistan far greater than external: Kayani


July 4th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, July 4 (ANI): Pakistan Chief of Army Staff , General Ashfaq Kayani has said that the internal threat facing the country was more threatening than the external, and that it ... Read more...

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Pak Army faces massive militant force in Waziristan if Mehsud aligns with tribes:Report


July 1st, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): The Pakistan Army is planning an offensive against the Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) chief Baitullah Mehsud in his stronghold South Waziristan, but it seems that it is unaware of ... Read more...

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Pak, Afghanistan based terrorists pose potent threat to Persian Gulf countries : Gates


June 25th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): The US Secretary of Defence, Robert Gates has warned that the terror threat emanating from Pakistan and Afghanistan is dangerous for the Gulf countries as well.Speaking at ... Read more...

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Taliban created by government, military as hedge against India: Pak Experts


June 24th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 24 (ANI): While Pakistan does not leave any stone unturned in blaming foreign countries, including India and the US for the Taliban menace, Pakistan based experts have refuted such ... Read more...

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LeT utilizing Swat relief camps to gain public sympathy, shop for recruits: CSM


June 20th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): The Pakistan Army might be patting its back for having forced the Taliban on the back foot during the offensive in the Swat and the Malakand Divisions, ... Read more...

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Pakistan on a suicidal course: Imran Khan


June 14th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 14 (ANI): Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has warned that Pakistan is headed on a suicidal course as the offensive against the Taliban and other extremist organizations could prove counterproductive and ... Read more...

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‘Pakistani leaders still see India as greater threat than terrorists’


April 2nd, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 2 (IANS) Even as Pakistan faces "an existential threat" from terrorists, many Pakistani leaders consider India as its principal threat and regard extremist groups as potential ... Read more...

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Reform ISI, shift focus from India to terrorism: US to Pakistan (Repeating for all needing)


March 14th, 2009 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 14 (IANS) The US wants Pakistan to reform its notorious Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency, shift its focus from India to Afghanistan and train its troops in counter-insurgency to ... Read more...

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US wants Pakistan to shift focus from India to terrorism


March 13th, 2009 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 13 (IANS) The US defence chief wants Pakistan to reform its notorious Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency and shift its focus from India to Afghanistan and train its troops ... Read more...

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Chidambaram says Pakistan faces danger of becoming ”failed state”


March 7th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Mumbai, Mar. 7 (ANI): In separate instances, Home Minister P Chidambaram and Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee have said that Pakistan faced the threat of becoming a failed state. It (Pakistan) ... Read more...

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Mumbai attack: No difference between Lashkar and Hamas: Israel envoy


January 6th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.6 (ANI): Israels envoy to India, Mark Sofer, on Tuesday said he saw no difference between the Pakistan-based militant outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba and the Hamas in the Gaza Strip in ... Read more...

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Pak may seek Indian Army officer Purohits custody


December 12th, 2008 - 10:44 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.12 (ANI): Sources in the Pakistan Government have said that Islamabad might formally ask India hand over army offcier Lt. Col. Shrikant Prasad Purohit, for undergoing a trial in a ... Read more...

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Salahuddin warns Pak govt against Junoon performing in Srinagar on Sunday


May 23rd, 2008 - 12:13 pm ICT by admin
Muzaffarabad (PoK), May 23 (ANI): The United Jihad Council (UJC), the Muzaffarabad-based ISI sponsored group of extremist organizations, has reportedly urged the Pakistan government to ensure that Pakistani rock group Junoon ... Read more...

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Boucher says now Taliban, al-Qaeda feeling squeezed between Pakistan, Afghanistan


April 15th, 2008 - 10:11 am ICT by admin
Kabul, Apr 15 (ANI): US Assistant Secretary of State, Richard Boucher has said that both the Taliban and Al Qaeda were lately facing a tough time in Pakistan-Afghanistan border areas as ... Read more...

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More than 200 detained after Pakistan restaurant blast


March 16th, 2008 - 9:21 pm ICT by admin
DPA Islamabad, March 16 (DPA) Islamabad police Sunday detained more than 200 people, a day after a blast at a restaurant here killed one Turkish woman and wounded 11 people, eight of them ... Read more...

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