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Pope urges international community to help Pakistan


August 18th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Castel Gandolfo (Italy), Aug 18 (DPA) Pope Benedict XVI Wednesday urged the international community to show solidarity towards the victims of floods in Pakistan by providing "concrete support". "As I entrust to the ... Read more...

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President Obama defends Muslim right to build mosque near 9/11 terror attack site


August 15th, 2010 - 2:06 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Barack Obama on Saturday defended the right of the Islamic community to build a mosque near site of the 9/11 attacks, sparking domestic controversy ... Read more...

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New York all set to have a mosque near Ground Zero


August 4th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The proposed construction of a mosque near ground zero in New York has received a major boost after a city panel in New York declared that ... Read more...

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New York body may approve mosque project near Ground Zero


August 2nd, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.2 (ANI): New York's Landmarks Preservation Committee is mostly likely to give the green signal to the proposed construction of an Islamic Center and mosque near Ground Zero.According to the ... Read more...

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Pak’s nukes well guarded by ’strong hands’: Gilani


May 15th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 15 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Saturday reiterated that his country's nuclear assets are well guarded by 'strong hands.'Geo News quoted Gilani as saying that US ... Read more...

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Osama Bin Laden’s Facebook page removed


April 19th, 2010 - 11:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Facebook account that was in the name of the Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden has been shut down. On the account there were more ... Read more...

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Pak PM Gilani says India needs to provide more evidence on Lashkar role in 26/11


April 13th, 2010 - 9:45 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.13 (ANI): Interacting with media at a roundtable meeting here, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Monday he needed more evidence from India about the Lashkar-e-Toiba militant group being ... Read more...

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As summit gets underway, opinion builds on Pak rogue elements


April 13th, 2010 - 8:10 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.13 (ANI): Article after article from across the globe and think tanks around the world are expressing the opinion that if this nuclear security summit in Washington DC is about securing ... Read more...

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Twin suicide bombings kill 38 in Moscow subway stations (Fifth lead)


March 29th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 28 (DPA) Twin suicide bombings in Moscow's busy Metro subway during the morning rush hour killed 38 people Monday in the worst terrorist attack in the Russian capital in ... Read more...

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US to give Pak 1000 laser-guided bomb kits to tackle terror


March 3rd, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.3 (ANI): In order to help the Pakistani security forces take on the extremists hiding along the Afghanistan border more effectively, the US Air Force (USAF) is planning to give ... Read more...

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Islamic extremists must drink wine to be tolerant: Scholar


February 6th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 6 (ANI): A leading philosopher has advised Islamic extremists to drink wine to become more tolerant.Dr Scruton, research professor for the Institute for the Psychological Sciences in both Oxford and ... Read more...

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Pakistani government, military wary of U.S. overtures


January 25th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.25 (ANI): American officials have failed to win over Pakistan's military and civilian establishment here insofar as stepping up the offensive against Afghan and Pakistani militants along the borders of the ... Read more...

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Pakistan ignores US pressure for new assault on Taliban


January 22nd, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 21 (DPA) The Pakistani military said Thursday that it was unlikely the country would buckle under US pressure to expand its offensive against Taliban militants in its north-western tribal ... Read more...

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CIA deaths attributed to Taliban; seen as huge blow


January 4th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 4 (IANS) Taliban groups in Afghanistan and Pakistan have both claimed credit for a suicide bombing that killed seven CIA officers in Afghanistan, but experts say evidence ... Read more...

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MI5 knew about Abdulmutallab’s terror links since 2006


January 3rd, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 3 (ANI): Three years before the Nigerian bomber tried to blow up the Detroit-bound flight on Christmas Day, British intelligence service MI5 knew that Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab had "multiple communications" ... Read more...

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Fanatics march in UK war heroes’ town


January 2nd, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 2 (ANI): Islamic extremists plan to march through a town that has become a symbol of British war heroes.Hate preacher Anjem Choudary said the marchers would be carrying coffins through ... Read more...

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‘Londonistan’ new terror capital of the West


December 27th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): Britain has turned out to be the new terror capital of the West and whenever a major terrorist attack is attempted or takes place, suspicion automatically swings towards ... Read more...

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Ban my egg-pelting attackers, says British Muslim MP


December 7th, 2009 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) A British Muslim MP who was pelted with eggs last week said Sunday her Islamist attackers should be banned. "The protesters are understood to be members of the al-Muhajiroun ... Read more...

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Ban my egg-pelting attackers, says British Muslim lawmaker (Lead)


December 7th, 2009 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) A British Muslim lawmaker who was pelted with eggs last week said Sunday her Islamist attackers should be banned. "The protesters are understood to be members of the al-Muhajiroun ... Read more...

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Brown accused of allowing taxpayers’ money go to ‘terror’ schools


November 26th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): British Prime Minster Gordon Brown has been accused of allowing taxpayers' money to go to Muslim schools linked to Islamic extremists, which advocates killing of Jews.A storm ... Read more...

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Australia must join Muslim Asia or perish, warns Taliban publication


November 6th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov.6 (ANI): An official Taliban publication has warned Australia that it will have to join a dominant Asia or face the prospect of being overpowered and forced to take population ... Read more...

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Scotland police forces whiter than ever


November 6th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 6 (ANI): The number black and minority officers hired by the Scotland's eight police forces has gone lower than ever, with just 18 people from ethnic minorities having been hired ... Read more...

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Seven security guards shot dead in Algeria


October 22nd, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Algiers/Paris, Oct 22 (DPA) Seven security guards were killed early Thursday by a group of suspected Islamic extremists near the eastern city of Tizi Ouzou, local security sources said. The victims were Algerians ... Read more...

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DNA tests in Indonesia confirm death of terrorist Noordin Top


September 19th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Jakarta, Sep. 19 (ANI): Indonesian police said today the DNA test on the body of a man shot dead in an operation in Solo on Thursday matched that of wanted militant ... Read more...

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Bali bombing mastermind killed in police raid


September 17th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Jakarta, Sep. 17 (ANI): Terrorist mastermind Noordin Mohammed Top was killed in a police raid on a militant hideout in Central Java on Thursday, Indonesian police have officially confirmed.The 41-year-old Malaysian-born ... Read more...

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Musharraf denies saying US aid was diverted


September 16th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) Former Pakistani president and military ruler Pervez Musharraf has denied saying that US military aid to Pakistan to fight terror was used to bolster defences against India. Dawn ... Read more...

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Pak-based terrorists exploiting Britain’s shoddy visa system


September 10th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 10 (ANI): Pakistan-based terrorists are exploiting Britain's shoddy visa system to come to the country.Pakistan is considered by Britain as the No.1 base for Islamic extremists brainwashing potential terrorists. ... Read more...

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Terrorists shifting focus to ’soft’ targets


September 9th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep.9 (ANI): Terrorists are aiming for hotels and other easier-to-hit targets as security measures at military and government facilities continue to improve, says STRATFOR, a global intelligence company.According to STRATFOR, Al ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda extremists warns of “spectacular attacks” on UK


August 17th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug. 17(ANI): In an astounding revelation, Al-Qaeda extremists have claimed that home-grown terrorists are plotting to attack targets in Britain.According to reports, in an internet magazine read by thousands of Islamic ... Read more...

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11 killed in attack in Russian Caucasus republic (Lead)


August 14th, 2009 - 2:24 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 14 (DPA) Suspected Muslim rebels killed 11 people in an attack on a police post in the Russian region of Dagestan Thursday evening, local officials said. Some 15 masked gunmen sprayed ... Read more...

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UK’s MI5 may have hired Al Qaeda sympathisers psot-7/7 terror attack


August 1st, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.1 (ANI): MI 5 targeted by Islamic extremists in rushed recruitment drive after 7/7 terror attacks on London, and now is facing questions over why it undertook the recruitment.The recruitment drive ... Read more...

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14 soldiers killed in Algeria terrorist attack: Report (Lead)


July 30th, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Paris/Algiers, July 30 (DPA) At least 14 Algerian soldiers were killed when a group of Islamic extremists attacked a military convoy in northern Algeria, the daily El Watan reported Thursday. Other local media ... Read more...

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Yudhoyono wins Indonesian presidential poll


July 24th, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, July 24 (DPA) Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono won the country's July 8 presidential election with 60.8 percent of the votes, the General Elections Commission said. Yudhoyono collected nearly 74 million votes ... Read more...

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Bosnian interior minister sacked


July 17th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sarajevo, July 17 (DPA) Bosnian Interior Minister Tarik Sadovic was fired Friday, the Bosnian government confirmed. Local news agency FENA reported that Sadovic's Muslim Party of Democratic Action (SDA) had asked for his ... Read more...

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Pak military offensive leaves one million children at polio risk


July 12th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 11 (ANI): The ongoing conflict between the Pakistan Army and the Taliban has left more than a million children at risk of contracting polio, as many vaccinations had to ... Read more...

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