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Former Russian spies wanted kids to become same: WSJ


July 27th, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 27 (IANS) A ring of Russian sleeper spies -- which included glamorous redhead Anna Chapman -- that was broken up in the US in 2010 intended to turn ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber who killed 270 is dead


May 20th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi, the lone person convicted in the bombing of a US plane over Scotland's Lockerbie that killed 270 people, died Sunday, CNN ... Read more...

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Estonian charged with spying for Russia


February 23rd, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An official with the security police of Estonia has been arrested on suspicion of spying for Russia.The security official named Alexei Dressen was detained at ... Read more...

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Iranian lawyer sentenced to six years’ jail


February 21st, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 21 (IANS/AKI) The Iranian lawyer of a woman who was sentenced to death in 2006 for adultery has himself been sentenced to six years in prison by a ... Read more...

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Journalists in Pakistan face danger: Daily


June 21st, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Journalists in Pakistan face danger all the time, said a daily Tuesday, noting this "climate of threats to journalists is serious and troubling".An editorial in the ... Read more...

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Pakistan tells US to halt drone campaign, sharply reduce CIA operatives in country


April 12th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 12(ANI): Pakistan has demanded that the United States sharply cut the number of Central Intelligence Agency operatives and Special Operations forces working in the Asian nation, and that it suspend ... Read more...

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How hoax of UFOs landing in UK sparked nationwide panic in 1967


March 5th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 5 (ANI): A new book has revealed how Britain's most successful UFO hoax sparked a nationwide panic in 1967, and duped even the highest echelons of Whitehall.Files released by the ... Read more...

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27 killed as `schoolboy’ bomber attacks Pakistan Army centre (Third Lead)


February 10th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar, Feb 10 (IANS) At least 27 cadets were killed and 40 were injured Thursday in a suicide blast carried out by a teenager disguised as a schoolboy at a military ... Read more...

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27 die as `schoolboy’ bomber targets Pakistan Army centre (Second Lead)


February 10th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar, Feb 10 (IANS) Twenty-seven soldiers were killed and 40 injured Thursday when a teenaged suicide bomber, disguised as a schoolboy, blew himself up at a Pakistan Army training centre in ... Read more...

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Pakistani duo killed by US diplomat were ’spies assigned to tail him’, claims official


February 8th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 8(ANI): The two Pakistani men shot to death by US diplomat Raymond Davis were not armed robbers, as he said, but intelligence agents assigned to tail him, a Pakistani intelligence ... Read more...

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‘Critics of Egyptian authorities faced false detention, torture, threatened rape’


February 5th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 5(ANI): Egypt has used a continuous state of emergency for the past 30 years to justify the suppression of political dissent in the name of security, an Amnesty International official ... Read more...

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Ireland reveals name of expelled Russian diplomat


February 4th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by BNO News
DUBLIN, IRELAND (BNO NEWS) -- The Irish Times on Friday said that the Russian diplomat who was expelled over fake passports is a senior official in the embassy's consular section.Alexander Smirnov was ... Read more...

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Russia to retaliate for diplomat’s expulsion from Ireland


February 2nd, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- Russia on Wednesday vowed to retaliate for the expulsion of a diplomat from Ireland for alleged involvement in espionage, RIA Novosti reported.Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Titov ... Read more...

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Russian diplomat expelled from Ireland over fake passports


February 2nd, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by BNO News
DUBLIN, IRELAND (BNO NEWS) -- Ireland on Tuesday expelled a Russian diplomat over his involvement in the production of six fake Irish passports used for espionage, the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs ... Read more...

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“Israeli linked” spy, terrorist network arrested by Iran


January 11th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Jan 11 (ANI): Iran's Intelligence Ministry has reportedly detained a "network of spies and terrorists" allegedly connected to Israel and held them responsible for the assassination of a prominent scientist in ... Read more...

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CIA station chief’s identity breach to hit intelligence ties between US-ISI


December 19th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 19 (ANI): The Central Intelligence Agency station chief's identity breach is likely to cause friction between US and Pakistani intelligence agents, who have worked closely, if not always with ... Read more...

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U.S. State Department Diplomatic Documents Released By WikiLeaks


November 29th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks has released large number of documents comprising of interactions of the U.S. State Department and its embassies around the world, to a ... Read more...

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“India trying to create anti-Pak Afghanistan”: Musharraf


November 10th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 10 (ANI): Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has accused India of trying to create a hostile state in Afghanistan against his country."If I'm allowed to be very, very ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda ’shopping for arms’ in Africa


November 2nd, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Algiers, Nov 2 (IANS/AKI) Al Qaeda militants are now shopping for arms in Chad in Africa, Algerian intelligence agents have said.Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) is using an estimated $100 ... Read more...

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Children of Iranian woman on death row ‘threatened’


September 16th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 16 (IANS/AKI) Children of the Iranian woman, sentenced to death by stoning for adultery and killing her husband, have launched a plea for help from the international community after receiving ... Read more...

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US drone attacks kill 15 militants in Pakistan (Second Lead)


September 14th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 14 (DPA) At least 15 suspected militants were killed Tuesday in what was believed to be two US drone attacks in Pakistan's tribal region along the Afghan border, Pakistani ... Read more...

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US drone attack kills 11 militants in Pakistan (Lead)


September 14th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 14 (DPA) At least 11 militants were killed Tuesday in a suspected US drone attack in Pakistan's tribal region along the Afghan border, Pakistani security officials said. An intelligence official ... Read more...

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US drone attack kills eight militants in Pakistan


September 14th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 14 (DPA) At least eight militants were killed Tuesday in a suspected US drone attack in Pakistan's tribal region along the Afghan border, Pakistani security officials said. An intelligence official ... Read more...

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Sarkozy aides enlisted spies to stop press leaks: Report


September 13th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 13 (DPA) The French daily Le Monde said Monday that aides for President Nicolas Sarkozy enlisted intelligence agents to stop government leaks about the investigations concerning Labour Minister Eric Woerth ... Read more...

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Russian general found dead on Turkey beach


September 1st, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Sep 1 (DPA) The former deputy chief of a Russian military intelligence service was found dead on the shore of the Mediterranean by Turkish villagers in Hatay province, the Turkish newspaper ... Read more...

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Al-Qaida wing claims to form 12,000-strong army in southern Yemen


July 30th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): At least 12,000 Al Qaeda fighters are reportedly gearing up for combat in southern Yemen, reports from Yemen capital Sanaa have revealed.The Xinhua news agency quoted ... Read more...

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Ex ISI chief says Afghan war document leak originated from India


July 28th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, July 28(ANI): Former Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) chief Lieutenant General (retired) Hamid Gul has alleged that India is where the leak of classified U.S. military reports implicating Pakistani aid to the ... Read more...

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Russian spies currently in US exceed Cold War record


July 5th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
New York: America is infested with more Russian spies than at any point in history, former intelligence agents have claimed."I would say there are a few thousand here," the New York Post ... Read more...

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Iran blames CIA for its nuclear scientist’s abduction


July 5th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5 (ANI): Iran has lodged a written complaint alleging that the CIA had abducted one of its nuclear scientists, Shahram Amiri amidst international mystery over the fate of the man. ... Read more...

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Three killed in US drone attack in Pakistan


June 19th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 19 (DPA) At least three people were killed Saturday in a missile strike carried out by an unmanned US aircraft in Pakistan's tribal region near the Afghan border, security ... Read more...

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Pak’s dirty double game nailed, ISI ‘officially’ supporting Taliban insurgency


June 13th, 2010 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
London, Jun.13 (ANI): In a damning proof of Pakistan's sinister double game which it is playing in Afghanistan, a report by the London School of Economics (LSE) has established a clear ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army major held for links with Times Square bomber


May 19th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 19 (IANS) A Pakistani Army major has been arrested for having links with Faisal Shahzad, the man behind the botched attempt to bomb Times Square in New York City ... Read more...

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Captured Baradar providing clues on Taliban


May 6th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Captured Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar is providing important information to American officials on the inner workings of the Taliban.According to the New York Times, ... Read more...

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Pak’s ‘double game’ behind ’symbolic’ crackdown on Taliban


February 19th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
Kandahar, Feb 19(ANI): An intelligence expert has questioned the real reason behind the recent arrests of at least five Taliban militants at about the same time as the arrest of Afghan ... Read more...

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US strike kills Afghan Taliban leader’s son in Pakistan


February 19th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 19 (DPA) A son of senior Afghan Taliban leader Jalaluddin Haqqani was among four militants killed in an overnight US air strike in Pakistan's tribal region bordering Afghanistan, a ... Read more...

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