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Software firm denies Russian spy agency tie-up


August 28th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian IT company has denied any involvement in a project to develop software to monitor social networks and influence public opinion for the country's ... Read more...

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Spain’s interior minister calls for reforms to combat jihadists


August 10th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 10 (IANS/EFE) Spanish Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz feels that changes are needed in the country's laws to be able to deal with Islamist terrorism, given the difficulties ... Read more...

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Suspected Al-Qaeda members held in Spain


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least three suspected members of the Al Qaeda terrorist group have been arrested and explosives and poisonous substances that could be used in ... Read more...

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Colombian rebel, presumed dead, appears in TV interview


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Aug 2 (IANS/EFE) The second-in-command of the FARC guerrilla group's Southern Bloc, believed to have been killed in a Colombian military airstrike in 2010, reappeared in an interview with ... Read more...

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Egypt’s vice president under Mubarak dies in US


July 19th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) Omar Suleiman, Egypt's vice president under Hosni Mubarak, who announced the president's resignation to the world, has died in a US hospital, CNN reported Thursday.According to ... Read more...

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Bilawal says he can defuse US-Pakistan tension


June 4th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that he can help defuse the tension between Pakistan and the US.Bilawal said he can bridge the ... Read more...

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Kashmir, Pakistan & history on book shelf (IANS Books this Week)


May 19th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The book case this week is serious and fires reality shots on issues like terror, Kashmir, Pakistan and history. Browse with IANS....1. Book: "The ... Read more...

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US agencies hid Mumbai-style terror plot from Britain


April 5th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) American spy agencies refused to give British intelligence services full details of a "Mumbai-style" terrorist plot in the country, fearing their top-secret sources may get exposed, ... Read more...

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Iran n-issue no excuse for US missile defence: Russia


March 24th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 23 (IANS) Iran's nuclear issue could be resolved by negotiations not by the deployment of US-led NATO missile defence facilities, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Friday."It ... Read more...

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Still a window for diplomacy on Iran: Obama


March 6th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 5 (IANS) US President Barack Obama said Monday that there is still a "window" for a diplomatic resolution on Iran's nuclear issue.Sitting beside visiting Israeli Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Russia busted about 200 spies in 2011: Medvedev


February 7th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian counter-intelligence exposed 199 foreign spies in 2011, said President Dmitry Medvedev Tuesday.It proves that "activity of [foreign] intelligence services is not decreasing", Medvedev said. ... Read more...

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Argentine ex-spy accused of sex trafficking


January 31st, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Jan 31 (IANS/EFE) The daughter of former Argentine intelligence officer Raul Martins will arrive in Mexico this week with evidence that her father is running a sex trafficking ... Read more...

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‘Kim Jong-il’s death was extensive intelligence failure’


December 20th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) South Korean and US intelligence services failed to pick up any clues even after 48 hours of Kim Jong-il's death last Saturday, demonstrating an extensive intelligence ... Read more...

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US job was thankless assignment: Haqqani


December 20th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 20 (IANS) Former Pakistani envoy to the US Hussain Haqqani has said that his job as an ambassador was a "tough and thankless assignment".Haqqani was asked to deal ... Read more...

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Indian police arrest two alleged Pakistani spies


December 14th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI (BNO NEWS) -- Indian police arrested two Pakistani nationals earlier this month on suspicion of spying for the Pakistani intelligence services, local media reported on Wednesday.The two Pakistanis, one man ... Read more...

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Russian ex-army officer jailed for spying


December 8th, 2011 - 7:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A retired Russian Army major has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for spying for Georgia.Vladimir Klenkov passed classified information concerning the location of ... Read more...

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US declines apology for NATO strikes; McCain blames ISI


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) Even as US-Pakistan ties have touched a new low over the NATO airstrikes that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers, a senior Republican leader again ... Read more...

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World approaching ‘military option’ on Iran: Israel


November 5th, 2011 - 6:27 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Nov 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israeli President Shimon Peres has said he believes a military strike against Iran is a more likely option than a diplomatic solution to the ... Read more...

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Clinton has delivered tough warning to Pakistan: Daily


October 22nd, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 22 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has delivered a tough warning to Pakistan that it needs to decide whether it wants to "help or hinder" the ... Read more...

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Russian aide admits affair with British MP


October 20th, 2011 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 26-year-old woman facing charges of spying for Russia has admitted to a four-year affair with a British parliamentarian who employed her but denied spying.Katia ... Read more...

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Obama warns Pakistan on ties with militant groups (Lead)


October 7th, 2011 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 6 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Thursday warned Pakistan on its alleged ties with some militant groups, saying Washington will not accept a long-term relationship in which ... Read more...

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Afghan intelligence says it foiled plot to kill President Karzai


October 6th, 2011 - 2:29 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Six people have been detained on charges of plotting the assassination of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, the country's top intelligence agency said on Wednesday.Those arrested include four university ... Read more...

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Haqqanis support could help Pakistan’s interests: Musharraf


September 29th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 29 (IANS) Former president Pervez Musharraf has indicated that Pakistan's interests are helped by the support of the Haqqani network, blamed for multiple attacks in neighbouring Afghanistan.In ... Read more...

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Spies to root out Muslim extremism from British schools


September 6th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) The British government has recruited former MI5 spies in schools as a measure to root out Islamic extremism and extremists.Ministers in Britain are understood to be ... Read more...

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Algeria doesn’t permit Gaddafi regime officials to enter


September 5th, 2011 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Algiers, Sep 5 (IANS) A number of military and intelligence officers of the Muammar Gaddafi regime fled to Libya's border with Algeria, but their request for entry was turned down ... Read more...

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Britain may use army to curb future riots


August 12th, 2011 - 7:49 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The British government could consider using the army to deal with future riots and may allow police to block social networks and force people ... Read more...

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Bill on intelligence agencies reforms soon


July 29th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The government will soon decide on the legislation that seeks parliamentary supervision of intelligence agencies for their better and efficient functioning, former home secretary G.K. ... Read more...

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Norway failed to act on Breivik ‘explosives’ report


July 26th, 2011 - 5:30 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 26 (IANS) Norway's intelligence services failed to act on a report that the man charged with the country's worst ever act of terrorism had illegally bought chemicals that ... Read more...

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‘ISI agent in US donated $250 to Obama’


July 20th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) Indiana Congressman Dan Burton, a strong pro-Pakistan Republican Party member, is the biggest single recipient of funds from a man accused of being a spy ... Read more...

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Former Russian spy sentenced 25 years for helping U.S.


June 28th, 2011 - 7:05 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- A former Russian spy who helped U.S. authorities was sentenced on Monday to 25 years in prison by a Russian military court, local media reported.Alexander Poteyev, who ... Read more...

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Osama’s youngest wife to leave Pakistan for Yemen


June 22nd, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Amal Ahmed al-Sadah, the youngest wife of Osama bin Laden, who has been held in Pakistan since the US special forces killed the Al Qaeda ... Read more...

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Anna Chapman becomes editor of Russian paper


June 2nd, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Russian spy Anna Chapman, who was detained for espionage and deported from the US, has been appointed editor-in-chief of a "small" newspaper in Russia.In ... Read more...

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France raises terror alert over Al Qaeda threat


May 22nd, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) France Sunday raised its terror alert amid fears of suicide bomb plots against the Paris transport network, a media report said.The Daily Telegraph said the French ... Read more...

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US lawmakers raise questions about Pakistan, but defend aid


May 6th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) As members of US Congress raised "real and serious questions" about Islamabad's role in the Osama bin Laden affair, a key supporter said a break with ... Read more...

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Pak spy agencies detain 11 people over Osama’s Abbottabad stay


May 5th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Abbottabad, May 5(ANI): Pakistani intelligence agencies have detained at least eleven people for questioning in connection with Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's stay at a luxury compound in Abbottabad.The Saudi-born terrorist, ... Read more...

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