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Nasheed sees ex-dictator Gayoom’s network behind his ouster


February 9th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Male, Feb 9 (IANS) A day after he was ousted as the Malidivian president, Mohamed Nasheed has said what happened in the country should be traced to former dictator Maumoon ... Read more...

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Is Al-Qaeda preparing British women bombers?


February 6th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) Al-Qaeda is trying to recruit women for carrying out suicide bombings in Britain, parliament members have warned in a report.The terrorist group is using extremist websites ... Read more...

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Three jailed for plotting to kill Australian troops


December 18th, 2011 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 18 (IANS) An Australian court has jailed three Islamic extremists for plotting to kill soldiers in a terrorist attack on a Sydney army base.The three, originally from Lebanon ... Read more...

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BJP leader Vinay Katiyar claims threat to life


November 29th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 29 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) vice president Vinay Katiyar, a member of the Shri Ram Janma Bhoomi Mukti Yagya Samiti since 1984, Tuesday claimed threat to ... Read more...

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10th anniversary of 9/11 attack marked by 911 memorial


September 12th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The United States marked the 10th anniversary of the worst terrorist attack in the country’s history on Sunday. More than 3,000 people were killed and several ... Read more...

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Chinese think tank slams US’ overtly pro-India stance


July 21st, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Beijing, July 21 (IANS) China has taken careful note of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's speech pitching for a larger global role for India in East Asia, with ... Read more...

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11 killed in Syria


May 31st, 2011 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, May 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 11 people were killed as Syrian government forces stormed two cities during the weekend, Al Arabiya reported Monday."Soldiers are now all over Talbiseh. ... Read more...

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Protests break out in Syrian towns after Friday prayers


May 21st, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, May 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Protests broke out in several Syrian towns following Friday prayers, the local media reported.Two people were killed and several injured during the protests in Homs ... Read more...

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Over 3,000 protesters rally in Syria


May 14th, 2011 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Syria, May 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 3,000 protesters took to the streets in Syria Friday, despite two days of violent crackdowns on demonstrators, local media said.Syrian interior ministry said ... Read more...

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LeT can’t replace Al Qaeda, but can threaten US, says expert


May 4th, 2011 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) While Pakistani terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), blamed for the Mumbai terror attacks, is unlikely to replace Al Qaeda at the forefront of global jihad, it has ... Read more...

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Brit policy of sheltering terrorists made it ‘Londonistan’: WikiLeaks


April 27th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 27 (ANI): Britain ignored repeated warnings to stop granting asylum to Islamic extremists wanted in other countries for terrorism offences, resulting in the 2005 London Tube and bus bombings, according ... Read more...

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35 Guantanamo detainees trained as terrorists in London


April 26th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) At least 35 Muslim men were trained at mosques in London for committing acts of terror, according to documents written by US military officials at the ... Read more...

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Libyan rebels should be armed to prevent Islamic extremists takeover: Ex-UK defence chief


April 17th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Apr 17 (ANI): Former head of the UK's armed forces Lord Dannatt has said that arms and ammunitions should be provided to Libyan rebels who are fighting against the regime ... Read more...

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Brit special forces goes undercover to asses Mumbai-style attack during 2012 Olympics


April 10th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): British Army's special forces undercover soldiers are scouting major shopping centres in London to assess the capital's vulnerability to a Mumbai-style attack during the 2012 Olympics.A terror attack ... Read more...

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Canada shocked over Pakistani minister’s assassination


March 3rd, 2011 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 3 (IANS) Expressing his shock over the assassination of Shahbaz Bhatti, Pakistan's minister of minorities, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper Wednesday asked Pakistan to prevent the misuse of ... Read more...

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War against Islam in Afghanistan partly of US’s own making: Gorbachev


February 27th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.27 (ANI): In a wide-ranging interview, former Soviet Union president Mikhail Gorbachev has said that the war against Islam as a conflict is partly of the US's own making.He ... Read more...

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Oz Liberal party divided over Bernardi’s “Islam is problem, not Muslims” claims


February 20th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Feb 20 (ANI): The Liberal party of Australia appears to be divided after Tony Abbott rejected Parliamentary Secretary Cory Bernardi's claims that "Islam is the problem, not Muslims".Bernardi stirred a ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s appointment Suleiman as VP likely to appease military, not people: Analysts


January 30th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Jan 30 (ANI): Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak step to chose the country's intelligence chief Omar Suleiman as the Vice President is viewed by many analysts as a move to appease the ... Read more...

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2007 Prophet Mohammed cartoonist now used to being Islamic extremist target


December 13th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
Stockholm, Dec 13 (ANI): Swedish artist Lars Vilks, who shot to prominence after drawing cartoons of Prophet Mohammed in 2007, has said he is getting used to being a target of Islamic ... Read more...

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Berlin hunts suspected would-be suicide bombers


November 21st, 2010 - 5:35 am ICT by BNO News
BERLIN (BNO NEWS) -- Authorities have launched a large-scale search in Berlin for two suspected terrorists who are allegedly planning to carry out suicide bombings in the German capital, according to news ... Read more...

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Report: Germany launches large-scale search in Berlin for terrorists


November 21st, 2010 - 4:19 am ICT by BNO News
BERLIN (BNO NEWS) -- German authorities have launched a large-scale search in Berlin for two suspected terrorists who are planning to carry out suicide bombings, according to the Wall Street Journal.The report, ... Read more...

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US Justice Dept. urged to probe terror-linked Muslims’ prayer sessions on Capitol Hill


November 13th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): A conservative advocacy group has urged the US Justice Department to investigate a weekly prayer session on Capitol Hill, after a media report claimed that Muslims with terrorist ... Read more...

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Freed terrorists face new restrictions in Britain


November 8th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) At least 46 convicted terrorists who have been either released from prison or are close to being freed face new restrictions on their freedom in Britain as they ... Read more...

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At least 46 freed, to be freed Islamic extremists from UK prisons “pose risk” to public


November 8th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): At least 46 convicted Islamic extremists who have been either released from prison or would be released soon in the UK "pose a risk" to the public and ... Read more...

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Pak hopes Obama’s India trip will help bring peace to region


November 7th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 7 (ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States Hussain Haqqani sounded an upbeat note on US President Barack Obama's three-day visit to India, voicing hope that it will help ... Read more...

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US may offer fresh military equipment to Pak to ease ‘testy ties’


October 20th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): With the next round of the US-Pakistan strategic dialogue set to take place this week, Washington is ready to offer fresh military assistance to Islamabad in a ... Read more...

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‘Britain must ban burqa to beat terrorism’


October 16th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 16 (IANS) Britain must ban the burqa if it wants to win the battle against Islamic extremism, an ally of French President Nicolas Sarkozy has said.Jacques Myard, a senior ally ... Read more...

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Outrage over UK decision to implement ‘Sus’ laws allowing police to target minorities


October 16th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 16 (ANI): According to a new proposal, British police would now be allowed to implement the 'Sus law,' which was scrapped in the 1980s after the alleged targeting of black ... Read more...

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Britain losing battle against Islamic extremists, claims French ‘burka ban architect’ MP


October 16th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 16 (ANI): French MP Jacques Myard, who is the architect of the burka ban in the country, has said that Britain is 'losing the battle against Islamic extremism' by failing ... Read more...

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5 major check-in areas at European airports were targets of Mumbai-style attacks: US official


October 6th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): Check-in areas in at least five major European airports were among the possible targets of a suspected Mumbai-style European terror attack plot, according to a US law enforcement ... Read more...

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Quran burning would be a recruitment bonanza for Al Qaeda: Obama (Lead)


September 9th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) A Florida pastor's plan to burn copies of the Koran on the anniversary of 9/11 would be "a recruitment bonanza for Al Qaeda", President Barack ... Read more...

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FBI fears Jihadis may attack in retaliation at Koran burning event on Sept 11


September 9th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): The FBI has expressed concerns that Islamic extremists might attack and "attempt to harm" the people at the 'International Burn a Koran Day' event this Saturday, planned by ... Read more...

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Koran burning could amount to another Abu Ghraib: Petraeus


September 9th, 2010 - 6:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (DPA) The top US commander in Afghanistan warned Wednesday that a Florida pastor's plan to burn copies of the Koran could be as harmful to the US as the ... Read more...

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Hundreds stage opposing demos at ground zero Islamic site


August 23rd, 2010 - 2:18 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 23 (IANS) Protesters against the construction of an Islamic community centre and a mosque near ground zero faced off Sunday with protesters in favour of the facility in New ... Read more...

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‘Terrorist-sympathizing imam’ behind Ground Zero Mosque: Lazio


August 22nd, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 22(ANI): New York Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Lazio has labeled the imam behind the "9/11 Ground Zero mosque" a terrorist sympathizer.The proposed 13-story 100 million dollar Islamic ... Read more...

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