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Republicans declare India geopolitical ally


August 29th, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) As Mitt Romney officially clinched the Republican presidential nomination, the party declared India a "geopolitical ally and a strategic trading partner", much like the ... Read more...

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‘Iran foiled many bids to assassinate scientists’


July 15th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 15 (IANS) Iran has thwarted a number of assassination plots aimed at killing its scientists, according to Iranian Intelligence Minister Heidar Moslehi.One of the plans that the recently ... Read more...

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UN: Syrian children detained, tortured and used as human shields


June 13th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Pro-government forces in Syria have detained, tortured and used young children as human shields during the ongoing conflict, which is now being called a civil war by ... Read more...

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Plot to kill Iranian president foiled in 2007: Tehran Times


May 14th, 2012 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 14 (IANS) Iran's intelligence ministry has said intelligence forces and police foiled a plot by the Jundullah group to assassinate President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in 2007, the Tehran Times ... Read more...

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Iran sentences 13 for spying for Israel: TV


May 14th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 13 (IANS) An Iranian court has sentenced 13 people found guilty of spying for Israeli intelligence agency Mossad, Press TV reported Sunday.Branch 15 of Tehran's Revolution Court delivered ... Read more...

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Afghan attacks show NATO’s failure: Karzai


April 16th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The coordinated attacks on Afghan capital Kabul and three provinces Sunday were a failure on the part of NATO and domestic intelligence forces, Afghan ... Read more...

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People working for BBC Farsi service held in Iran


February 7th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 7 (IANS) A number of local people "secretly" working for the BBC Farsi-language service have been arrested in Iran, the Mehr news agency reported.A source told Mehr that ... Read more...

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BBC reporter arrested in Iran


November 14th, 2011 - 5:11 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 14 (IANS) A man who secretly worked for the BBC Persian TV channel in Iran has been arrested on charges of spreading lies about the country and making ... Read more...

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A courier finally led to Osama: New York Times


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 2 (IANS) Osama bin Laden was marked for death the day American spies learnt about a trusted courier of the man the US had hunted for years, ... Read more...

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Ex-Jihadist’s warning prompted Germany to issue anti-terror alert: NYT


November 29th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin (Germany), Nov.29 (ANI): Germany's decision to declare a terrorism alert and dispatch heavily armed police around the nation was set off by phone calls from a man who said he wanted ... Read more...

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Will Osama be handed to US if caught in Pakistan? Musharraf unsure


November 20th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 20 (IANS) Pakistan may not have handed over Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden immediately to the US if he was caught on Pakistani soil with former president Pervez ... Read more...

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US pressing Pakistan ‘very hard’ to go after Taliban


October 15th, 2010 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) The United States says it is pressing Pakistan "very hard" to go after Taliban segments connected with Al Qaeda crossing into Afghanistan as they pose a threat ... Read more...

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Pak arrested Afghan Taliban commander Baradar to scuttle deal with India, West


August 23rd, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 23(ANI): Pakistani officials have revealed that they had captured Taliban's operational commander Abdul Ghani Baradar in February to shut down his secret peace talks with the Afghan government.Baradar was ... Read more...

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Abducted Iranian diplomat rescued in Pakistan


March 30th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 30 (IANS) An Iranian diplomat abducted in Pakistan in 2008 has been rescued after a "successful operation," reports said Tuesday. Heshmatollah Attarzadeh was rescued during a "complicated intelligence operation" by Iranian ... Read more...

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Adam Gadahn Taken Into Custody In Pakistan


March 8th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Mar 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Adam Gadahn, the United States born spokesperson of the terrorist outfit Al-Qaida has been taken into custody by authorities in Karachi, reports claim. The capture of ... Read more...

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Malik snubs US, says deputy Taliban leader will not be handed over


February 20th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.20 (ANI): Pakistan has made it clear that it will not deport the Afghan Taliban's second-in command Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, and two other top extremist commanders, who were nabbed ... Read more...

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Baradar’s capture, Marja camapign unlikely to break Taliban will: NYT


February 19th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad/Kabul, Feb.19 (ANI): The capture of Mullah Baradar, the deputy commander of the Afghan Taliban, in Karachi recently, and the ongoing the Marja campaign is unlikely to break the Taliban's will ... Read more...

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Taliban Second-In-Command Mullah Abdul Ghani Barader Captured, In Custody


February 17th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Karachi, Feb 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the reports of the senior officials of the United States, the second in command of the Taliban, Mullah Abdul Ghani Barader, has been ... Read more...

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Report of Taliban commander’s arrest, a propaganda: Pakistan


February 17th, 2010 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS) The reports that Taliban's top commander has been arrested in a joint raids by the US and Pakistani intelligence forces was a "propaganda", said Pakistan's Interior Minister ... Read more...

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Taliban deny reports about top military commander Mullah Baradar’s arrest


February 16th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Feb 16(ANI): The Afghan Taliban has denied reports that US and Pakistani forces have captured its top military commander, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar.A Taliban spokesman said that Baradar was ... Read more...

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Top Taliban commander captured in secret raid in Pakistan: NYT (Lead)


February 16th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) Pakistani and American intelligence forces have in a secret joint operation captured Afghanistan's top Taliban military commander in Karachi, the New York Times reported Tuesday citing American ... Read more...

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US claims Taliban military chief Mullah Baradar has been captured


February 16th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.16 (ANI): US Government officials have claimed that the Taliban's top military commander, Mullah Baradar, has been captured in Karachi.They said that Baradar was apprehended through a secret joint operation ... Read more...

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India raising level of preparedness to deal with terror threat: Chidambaram


September 22nd, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 22 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram today said that the level of preparedness is being increased to deal with the possible terror threat or terror attack.Answering a ... Read more...

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Five killed as suicide bombers attack Afghan government buildings


July 21st, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 21 (DPA) Eight suicide bombers attacked several government buildings in two eastern Afghan provinces Tuesday, killing at least five Afghan security forces personnel, officials said. Six bombers attacked three government ... Read more...

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US told Pak to stop Taliban or it would do so itself in Swat


April 26th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): The United States made it clear to Pakistan that it will attack Taliban militants in the Swat valley if the Pakistani Government failed to stop their advance ... Read more...

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Obama reads the riot act to Pak to perform against terror safe havens


March 27th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): President Barack Obama's new Afghanistan and Pakistan policy will not only step up the military offensive against the Taliban and al-Qaida in both Afghanistan and the tribal ... Read more...

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Efforts to activate National Police Mission underway


February 4th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): Additional Secretary in Home Ministry Anita Choudhary, at an internal security meet, said that an executive committee meeting to discuss the modernisation plans of the police ... Read more...

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Former Afghan presidential candidate rescued from kidnappers


October 26th, 2008 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 26 (DPA) Security forces freed a former presidential candidate and a son of a banker from the hands of their captors in the eastern part of the Afghan capital, officials ... Read more...

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US plane forced to land in Iran


October 7th, 2008 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 7 (DPA) Iranian military jets forced a US Falcon plane with five senior US military officials on board to land in Iran, Fars news agency reported Tuesday.The plane, which was ... Read more...

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US advised to treat Qaeda as criminals, not holy warriors to win war on terror


July 30th, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , July 30 (ANI): A new study conducted by a US-based organisation has suggested to the US to drop the war on terror label and shift its strategy against Al ... Read more...

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CIA chief sees ‘near strategic defeat of Al Qaeda in Iraq’


May 30th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by admin
DPA Washington, May 30 (DPA) Michael Hayden, US Central Intelligence Agency director, sees the terrorist network Al Qaeda as on the run in Iraq and the Arabian peninsula and losing support across the ... Read more...

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10 ISI modules neutralised in India since 2004: Jaiswal


November 21st, 2007 - 6:45 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov.21 (ANI): Minister of State for Home Sriprakash Jaiswal has told the Rajya Sabha that the countrys security and intelligence forces have neutralized ten Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) modules between 2004 ... Read more...

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