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Purge extremists within Pakistani military: Daily


September 21st, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) A leading Pakistani daily Friday called for a "purge" of all those military personnel who sympathise with the militants after terrorists targeted a Pakistan Air Force ... Read more...

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Three Maoists nabbed in Kolkata


September 12th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Three Maoists, including the Communist Party of India-Maoist Kolkata city committee secretary, were arrested here and arms recovered from their possession, police said Wednesday.Avishek Mukherjee, was ... Read more...

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High court confirms death sentence for militant


September 6th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 6 (IANS) The division bench of the Gauhati High Court upheld the death sentence awarded by a lower court to a dreaded militant in Tripura for killing 15 ... Read more...

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Pakistan, US divorce on the table, says daily


August 24th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 24 (IANS) The relationship between Pakistan and the US has again turned rocky and the divorce option is on the table, a Pakistani daily said Friday."Our relationship with ... Read more...

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Terrorists reviving outfits in Tripura, says police chief


August 21st, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 21 (IANS) Separatist terrorists have been trying to strengthen their outfits in Tripura ahead of the assembly polls early next year but security forces are ready to tackle ... Read more...

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New video shows Al Qaeda training ninjas


July 8th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) A new video posted on extremist websites linked to Al Qaeda shows six masked assassins clad head to toe in black ninja-like outfits, and getting trained ... Read more...

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Don’t keep poisonous snakes in backyard, US tells Pakistan (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS) In a blunt warning against supporting anti-India and anti-Afghan groups, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has asked Pakistan to do more about terrorist safe havens ... Read more...

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Stop keeping poisonous snakes in backyard, US tells Pakistan


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS) In a blunt warning to Pakistan against supporting anti-India and anti-Afghanistan terror groups, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has asked Islamabad to do more about ... Read more...

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Tripura militants recruiting youth, warns intelligence


June 21st, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 21 (IANS) In the lead-up to the Tripura assembly elections due next February, separatist groups in the state are recruiting tribal youths, an official statement here said Thursday.In ... Read more...

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Four Maoists surrender in Odisha


May 25th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 25 (IANS) Four Maoists including two women, carrying rewards on their heads, surrendered in Odisha's Keonjhar district Friday, police said.The extremists who surrendered in the district headquarters town ... Read more...

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Obama ‘briefly’ meets Zardari


May 22nd, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama spoke "briefly" with Pakistan's Asif Ali Zardari twice on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Chicago, the White House has ... Read more...

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NIA takes over custody of arrested Maoists in Kolkata


April 16th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 16 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA), India's premier anti-terror probe outfit, Monday took over the case of five Maoists, including the successor of slain rebel chief Kishenji, ... Read more...

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India, China, Russia pitch for Afghan stability; back dialogue on Syria (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 13 (IANS) Building upon an understanding at the BRICS summit in New Delhi nearly a fortnight ago, India, Russia and China Friday called for continued international engagement to ... Read more...

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Britain fears issuing passports to terror suspects


April 6th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Britain could find itself compelled to issue passports to suspected foreigners unless secret court hearings were allowed, a media report said Friday.Home Secretary Theresa May and ... Read more...

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35 militants killed in Pakistan


March 30th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 30 (IANS) Security forces Friday gunned down 35 militants in northwest Pakistan's upper Orakzai areas while one troop was also killed, the Geo News reported.Security forces conducted clearance ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda plotting cyanide attack for Olympics?


March 26th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) As Britain prepares to host the London Olympics, some fanatics related to the terrorist organisation Al-Qaeda seem to be plotting a deadly cyanide poison attack.Extremists on ... Read more...

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Extremists banned from working with Russian kids


March 24th, 2012 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A new legislation passed in Russia prohibits people convicted under "extremist" statutes of the penal code from working with minors.The ban applies to fields such ... Read more...

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‘Tripura rehabilitating surrendered extremists’


March 6th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 6 (IANS) The Tripura government has economically rehabilitated 1,285 tribal guerillas who had surrendered to the authorities since 1998, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar told the state assembly Tuesday."During ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily rues Osama film shoot disruption in India


March 5th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 5 (IANS) The disruption by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) of Hollywood director Kathryn Bigelow's film shoot in the Indian city of Chandigarh on Al Qaeda chief Osama ... Read more...

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Moroccan planned to kill 30 in US suicide attack


February 20th, 2012 - 4:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) A 29-year-old Moroccan national detained for trying to attack the US Capitol planned to kill around 30 people in a suicide bombing, sources said.Amine Khalifi considered ... Read more...

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Muslim pilot fired over fears he might copy 9/11


January 29th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) A Muslim pilot working for a well-known British carrier has said he was fired because his bosses feared he might copy the Sep 11 terror attack.The ... Read more...

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Hundreds of suspects arrested for Nigeria attacks


January 26th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, Jan 26 (IANS) Hundreds of foreign nationals, believed to be from neighbouring Chad, have been arrested in Nigeria for the massacre of 186 people, including an Indian, last week, ... Read more...

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Egypt to lift three decades old state of emergency


January 25th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The 30-year-long state of emergency in Egypt will be lifted from Wednesday, the head of the country's ruling military council, Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, said ... 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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Civil society vulnerable in Pakistan: Faiz’s daughter


January 16th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistani social activist Salima Hashmi, the daughter of renowned Urdu poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz, feels civil society in her country is under pressure and extremely ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda terrorist banned from flying to Britain


January 12th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) A suspected Al Qaeda terrorist, believed to be hiding in Yemen, has been banned from flying into Britain amid fears that he might try to blow ... Read more...

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Democracy is best guarantor of internal security: PM


December 31st, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Democracy can often be frustrating, but it is also the greatest guarantor of internal security, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Saturday, reminding cynics and ... Read more...

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Former Tripura extremists to block national highway


December 7th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 7 (IANS) Hundreds of former tribal guerrillas will Thursday launch blockade of a national highway, demanding implementation of rehabilitation packages and withdrawal of pending cases, a former militant ... Read more...

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Abducted Tripura tribals flee rebels’ camp in Bangladesh


December 2nd, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 2 (IANS) Nine Tripura villagers, kidnapped by a separatist outfit and taken to their hideout in Bangladesh over 136 days ago, have escaped from the militants' ... Read more...

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Pakistan for military action against terror: Gilani


November 1st, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 1 (IANS) Pakistan supports military actions against terrorists to safeguard its own interest and for global peace, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.Gilani told ABC News: ... Read more...

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Judge who left Pakistan showed remarkable courage: Daily


October 26th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 26 (IANS) The judge who convicted Punjab governor Salman Taseer's assassin and has now left Pakistan after facing death threats showed remarkable courage when he upheld the ... Read more...

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France asks Pakistan to prevent terror strikes


October 21st, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Pitching strongly for a permanent seat for New Delhi in the UN Security Council, French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe Friday sought to scale up ... Read more...

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Maoist put up posters threatening Trinamool leaders


October 17th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) A day after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's seven-day ultimatum to Maoists to choose between guns and negotiation, ultras' posters in Junglemahal Sunday threatened ... Read more...

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Pakistan urges US to avoid hostile statements


October 14th, 2011 - 3:34 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari Thursday urged the US to exercise restraint in making public statements that were adverse to bilateral relationship, Xinhua reported.Zardari, during a ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM asks militants to shun violence


October 11th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Tuesday asked militants to shun violence and work for the progress of the country.The prime minister's statement came at ... Read more...

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