international terrorism

Tokyo declaration on Afghanistan backs India’s concerns on terror


July 8th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 8 (IANS) Backing India's concerns over terrorist safe havens in the AfPak region, the Tokyo conference of international donors on Afghanistan Sunday endorsed key recommendations of a regional ... Read more...

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India, US to assist Sri Lanka military


June 5th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 5 (IANS) India and the US have agreed to provide enhanced training facilities for military personnel from Sri Lanka, it was announced Tuesday.This followed meetings Sri Lankan Defence ... Read more...

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Meira Kumar envies New Zealand’s no parliament interruption record


April 16th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, April 16 (IANS) The New Zealand parliament has a "fine record of sitting without interruption", said Meira Kumar who, in her almost three years of presiding over the ... Read more...

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India keen on long-term fertiliser supplies from Belarus


February 22nd, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) India and Belarus Wednesday concluded two-days of foreign office consultations here, during which New Delhi conveyed its interest in a long-term arrangement for potash fertiliser ... Read more...

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Wall Street Sheriff Preet Bharara on Time cover


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) Indian-American attorney Preet Bharara, nicknamed the Sheriff of Wall Street for prosecuting the likes of Rajat Gupta, the poster boy of Indian business in America, has ... Read more...

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India calls for stepping up anti-terror effort with Israel


January 10th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Jan 10 (IANS) India has called for scaling up counter-terror and economic cooperation with Israel, which has emerged as it second largest supplier of sophisticated military weapons."My visit primarily ... Read more...

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BRICS source of stability in time of recession: PM


December 15th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Ahead of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) summit New Delhi will host next year, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said ... Read more...

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CHOGM asks members not to back terror


October 30th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 30 (IANS) The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) here Sunday called for "accelerated efforts" to conclude negotiations on a Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT).In ... Read more...

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IBSA condemns terror attack in New Delhi


October 18th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Oct 18 (IANS) The trilateral forum of India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA) Tuesday condemned last month's terror attack in New Delhi and called for early conclusion ... Read more...

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With Pakistan in mind, Delhi and Kabul seal strategic pact


October 5th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Amid souring relations between Islamabad and Kabul, India and Afghanistan Tuesday signed a defining pact to forge an all-embracing strategic partnership that will entail ... Read more...

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9/11: World no safer than 10 years back, says Chinese daily


September 9th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 9 (IANS) Two terrorist attacks - one in India and the other in Pakistan - show that the world is no safer than it was 10 years ago ... Read more...

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Jury begins deliberations in Rana trial


June 8th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, June 8 (IANS) The jury began deliberations Wednesday in the trial of Pakistan-born Canadian businessman Tahawwur Rana, accused of providing material support to Pakistan-based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in ... Read more...

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Headley, treasure trove of info on terrorism: Prosecution


June 8th, 2011 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, June 8 (IANS) US prosecutors have dubbed confessed Pakistani-American terrorist David Headley "an awful man" but defended a plea deal with him saying he carried a treasure trove of ... Read more...

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Punjab seeks security package


May 3rd, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 3 (IANS) The Punjab government Tuesday urged the centre to sanction a special security package for the border state to enable it to meet the new challenge of ... Read more...

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Killing of Bin Laden certifies that Pak is a terrorist sanctuary: Expert


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): The killing of Osama bin Laden once again shows that the real terrorist sanctuaries are located not along Pakistan's borders with Afghanistan and India, but in the ... Read more...

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German envoy delighted at news of Osama’s death


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): German Ambassador to India Thomas Matussek on Monday expressed gratification over killing of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden by the US forces in Pakistan."We are very glad ... Read more...

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Italy terms Osama killing a ‘great victory’


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 2 (IANS/AKI) Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini Monday hailed the killing of Al Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden as "a great victory" for the international community."This is ... Read more...

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Three Al-qaeda suspects arrested in Germany


April 30th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Apr 30 (ANI): Three suspected members of terrorist outfit Al-qaeda have been arrested in Germany.Police officials did not say whether the three had planned specific targets, but said they posed a ... Read more...

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India keen to enhance economic cooperation with Mauritius


April 26th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Port Louis, April 25 (IANS) Enhancing economic cooperation and trade with Mauritius was high on the agenda as Indian President Pratibha Patil Monday met Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam of ... Read more...

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President Patil lauds Mauritius for its support to India


April 24th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinPort Louis (Mauritius), Apr 24(ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Sunday lauded the Mauritius government for its extended support on global issues of crucial importance to India.President ... Read more...

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President Patil to visit Mauritius tomorrow


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 23 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil will pay an official visit to Mauritius from April 24 to 28.During her visit, Patil will meet Mauritius President Anerood Jugnauth, Prime Minister ... Read more...

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India, Kazakhstan to enhance collaboration to expand economic relationship


April 16th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by ANI
Astana (Kazakhstan), Apr 16 (ANI): India and Kazakhstan have agreed to enhance collaboration in international economic and financial organizations and to use new opportunities arising as a result of integration processes ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan backs India’s membership for UN Council


April 16th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, April 16 (IANS) Kazakhstan Saturday reaffirmed its support for India's candidature for the permanent membership of the United Nations Security Council.According to a joint statement issued after visiting ... Read more...

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BRICS seeks end to stalemate on UN’s anti-terror law


April 14th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sanya (China), April 14 (IANS) BRICS countries Thursday called for an early conclusion of the deadlocked talks on UN's comprehensive anti-terror law that seeks to deny terrorists, their financiers ... Read more...

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BRICS leaders strongly condemn terrorism


April 14th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Sanya, Apr 14 (ANI): Stressing that there can be no justification, whatsoever, for any acts of terrorism, leaders of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) today recreated their strong condemnation ... Read more...

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Nailing Mumbai attack accused ‘difficult fish for Pak to fry’ due to LeT links


April 7th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 7(ANI): Pakistan is trying to project itself as being tough on international terrorism on the one hand, but wants to remain "engaged" with Islamist militant group Lashkar-i-Taiba (LeT) on the ... Read more...

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India, Thailand to enhance bilateral cooperation in combating terrorism


April 6th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 6 (ANI): Recognizing common threats to national security from transnational crimes, including international terrorism, India and Thailand have resolved to significantly enhance bilateral cooperation in combating terrorism.In a ... Read more...

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End NATO operations in Afghanistan: Karzai


March 12th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by ANI
Asadabad (Afghanistan), Mar. 12 (ANI): President Hamid Karzai has appealed to international troops to stop operations in Afghanistan.Speaking after visiting the relatives of nine children killed in a NATO air strike, the ... Read more...

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Americans opinion on Pakistan, Afghanistan hits new lows


February 13th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Princeton, Feb 13(ANI): US public perceptions of Afghanistan and Pakistan have sunk to new lows this year, according to a new poll.Fourteen per cent of Americans have a favourable view of Afghanistan ... Read more...

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British firms ignored international trade sanctions on Iran to further trade: WikiLeaks


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3(ANI): British companies were selling or leasing items to Iranian companies which were the subject of international trade sanctions, according to classified US diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks.One of the ... Read more...

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Pennsylvania’s “Jihad Jane” admits to terror plot


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Harrisburg, Feb 2(ANI): A US woman, nicknamed "Jihad Jane", has pleaded guilty in Pennsylvania to conspiring to support terrorists and to kill a person in a foreign country.Colleen LaRose was arrested in ... Read more...

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India, Indonesia to enhance bilateral cooperation in combating terrorism


January 25th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): Recognizing the common threats to national security from transnational crimes, including international terrorism, India and Indonesia on Tuesday resolved to significantly enhance bilateral cooperation in combating ... Read more...

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Europe facing credible ‘Mumbai-style’ al Qaeda terror attacks threat, says leaked memo


January 8th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): A 'restricted' memo of UK's Department for Transport has revealed that al Qaeda's 'international operations wing' is plotting one or more Mumbai-style terror attacks in Europe, including the ... Read more...

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Cameron urges British Muslims to help fight extremism


December 31st, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 31 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron Friday warned that the terrorist threat in Britain is 'as serious as it ever has been' and urged the Muslims in the ... Read more...

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India, Russia focus on UN’s draft Comprehensive Convention to fight terrorism


December 21st, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 21 (ANI): Reaffirming that international terrorism is a threat to global peace and security, India and Russia on Tuesday called for the early completion of negotiations on the ... Read more...

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