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West’s Syria policy could backfire: Putin


September 7th, 2012 - 6:54 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned Western powers that their "dangerous" stance on the Syria crisis could come back to haunt them."Today, some want to ... Read more...

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Ignoring Pakistan, US defends drone strikes


May 1st, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) As the United States resumed drone strikes inside Pakistan ignoring Islamabad's warnings, President Barack Obama's top counterterrorism adviser defended the use of armed unmanned aircraft ... Read more...

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‘Benazir killed for backing Lal Masjid operation’


February 12th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto was assassinated for supporting the Lal Masjid operation, an anti-terrorism court has been told.Dawn quoted Magistrate Taufiq Ahmed, ... Read more...

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Islamic militancy emanates from Pakistan: Daily


December 5th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) The review of Pakistan's security paradigm should start with Islamic militancy that emanates from within the country, a leading Pakistani daily has said while noting ... Read more...

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Terror strikes reinforce perception of rudderless government (Comment)


September 10th, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
The Delhi blasts have further magnified the Manmohan Singh government's woes. Reeling as it is from the anti-corruption campaign, it now has to respond to the deep disquiet even among ... Read more...

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In touch with France on Indian’s terror link: Chidambaram


May 23rd, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) With France arresting an Indian national over terror links, India Monday said it was in touch with the French authorities to obtain details, but ... Read more...

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Gujarat top cop Bhatt asked to report for duty


May 2nd, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 2 (IANS) Gujarat's senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Sanjiv Bhatt has received a letter from Director General of Police Chittaranjan Singh asking him to report back ... Read more...

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US exits key drone operations base in Pakistan: Report


April 23rd, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 23(ANI): American military personnel have left the Shamsi Air Base in Balochistan, which is said to be a key hub for US drone operations in Pakistan's northwestern tribal areas, according ... Read more...

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Islamist militants using mobiles as propaganda tool: Study


April 22nd, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 22 (ANI): Islamic militants have developed sophisticated ways to distribute packages of information through the use of smartphones, a study has revealed.They contained copies of videos, songs, speeches and ... Read more...

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Gaddafi forces using schoolboy conscripts to regain Misurata


April 16th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Apr 16 (ANI): Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi is reportedly using schoolboy conscripts as young as 15 in a bid to regain the rebel-held town of Misurata.Young government troops captured ... Read more...

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Life attacks on JUI-F chief reveal gulf between militants and sympathetic Pak politicians


April 1st, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 1(ANI): The back-to-back assassination attempts on Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman depict the growing disdain of Islamic militants towards even sympathetic political leaders in Pakistan.Maulana Fazl escaped ... Read more...

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Iranian book eulogizing Islamic suicide bombers, militants found in Arizona desert


January 28th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): A book published in Iran containing short biographies of Islamic suicide bombers and other Islamic militants who died carrying out attacks has been reportedly discovered in the Arizona ... Read more...

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Security tightened around Bangladesh PM following militant threat


January 7th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Jan.7 (ANI): Security has reportedly been tightened around Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wajed in wake of Islamic militants threatening to assassinate her and to blow up a high-security jail ... Read more...

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US skeptical about winning military struggle in “porous” Pak border areas: WikiLeaks


December 7th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): US diplomats are skeptical about eventually winning the military struggle in Pakistan's badlands, saying that peace talks go nowhere and murderous militants control key towns, a diplomatic ... Read more...

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US doubtful about winning war on Pakistan border


December 6th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 6 (IANS) US diplomats in Pakistan are sceptical about eventually winning the military struggle in Pakistan's badlands, saying peace talks go nowhere and murderous militants control key ... Read more...

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No attempt made to entrap potential Oregon Islamic bomber: FBI


November 30th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.30 (ANI): U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has dismissed speculation that FBI agents entrapped potential Oregon bomber Mohamed Osman Mohamud.In comments to reporters, the Christian Science Monitor quoted Holder, as saying ... Read more...

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Suspicious device found at German airport


November 17th, 2010 - 11:59 pm ICT by BNO News
HAMBURG, GERMANY (BNO NEWS) -- A suspicious electronic device found at an airport in the northern region of Germany on Wednesday was detonated and destroyed by a bomb-disposal squad, media reports say, ... Read more...

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Report: Al-Qaeda sent operatives to Germany, Britain


November 17th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by BNO News
BERLIN (BNO NEWS) -- Germany on Wednesday said the country's security agencies have evidence that two to four potential terrorists are planning to attack Germany and the UK within weeks, officials and ... Read more...

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Two US drone strikes kill 19 in Pakistan


September 22nd, 2010 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 22 (DPA) At least 19 alleged militants were killed Tuesday in two missile attacks carried out by suspected unmanned US aircraft in Pakistan's north-western tribal area, security officials said. The ... Read more...

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US drone strike kills seven in Pakistan


September 21st, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (DPA) At least seven alleged militants were killed Tuesday by a missile launched from a suspected unmanned US aircraft in Pakistan's northwestern tribal area, security officials said. The ... Read more...

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Sikhs in Kashmir Valley feel unsafe: Community leaders


August 23rd, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 23 (IANS) Rubbishing claims of the Jammu and Kashmir government that Sikhs in the valley had nothing to fear, several leaders of the community Monday said that they were ... Read more...

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‘No harm will come to Sikhs in Kashmir,’ says Chidambaram


August 20th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.20 (ANI): Sikhs need not have to live in fear in the Kashmir Valley, Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram told members of the Rajya Sabha on Friday in response ... Read more...

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US networks CBS and NBC reject controversial ‘9/11 mosque’ ad


July 15th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Two US TV networks have refused to air a controversial advertisement condemning plans to build a mosque near the site of the 9/11 terror attacks in New York.The ... Read more...

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Somalia’s Islamic militants kill two for watching football match


June 15th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 15 (ANI): Islamic militants have killed two Somali football fans after they caught them watching World Cup football matches.The Hizbul Islam group militants stormed a house near the capital Mogadishu ... Read more...

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Kidnappers of British journalist demand release of militants (Lead)


May 11th, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (DPA) Kidnappers of a British journalist held in Pakistan's remote tribal region have demanded authorities release scores of Islamic militants in exchange for the hostage. Asad Qureshi, together with ... Read more...

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Osama bin Laden’s Facebook account disabled


April 17th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17(ANI): Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's profile on social networking website Facebook has been shut down, after a security expert raised the issue with the website's U.S. owners.According to ... Read more...

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Osama bin Laden on facebook


April 16th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden is on facebook, which shows his address as "mountains of the world". He is using the social networking site to show ... Read more...

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Osama bin Laden has a page on Facebook


April 16th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16(ANI): Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden is reportedly using social networking website Facebook as a platform to show videos and speeches to Islamic militants.According to reports, Osama has a ... Read more...

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Russia hints at Pak-Afghan militants’ hand in blasts (Lead, Changing dateline)


March 30th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto/Moscow, March 30 (IANS) Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov, who is in Canada to attend a foreign ministers' summit, said terrorists from the Pakistan-Afghan border region may have a hand in Monday's ... Read more...

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Blast At Two Stations In Moscow: 37 Died


March 29th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Moscow, Russia, Mar 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Monday morning, people and authorities alike in Moscow, woke up to the menace of global terrorism and the world witnessed another gory chapter in ... Read more...

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Italy summons Pakistani diplomat over attacks on Christians


March 25th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 25 (IANS/AKI) The Italian government summoned Pakistan's charge d'affaires in Rome to discuss the recent attacks reported against minority Christians in Pakistan. The foreign ministry in Rome summoned the Pakistani ... Read more...

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Terrorists of today fathered by Pak were yesteryear ‘heroes’ prior to 9/11 : Zardari


March 10th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.10 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, for the first time, has admitted that his country had fathered extremists, which were seen as 'heroes' by the people of the country."Let us ... Read more...

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US to offer smart-bomb kits, drones to Pakistan: WSJ


March 3rd, 2010 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 3 (IANS) The United States will transfer sophisticated laser-guided-bomb kits to Pakistan as part of a recent push to better arm Islamabad for its military campaign against Islamic militants, ... Read more...

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US drone attack kills Al Qaeda linked top Chinese militant


March 2nd, 2010 - 3:30 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 2 (DPA) The leader of an Al Qaeda-linked Chinese militant group has been killed in a US drone attack in Pakistan's restive tribal region, an official said Monday. Abdul Haq ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir won’t tolerate human rights abuse: Governor


February 22nd, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 22 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra Monday reiterated the state's commitment to ensuring zero tolerance towards human rights violations. Vohra, during his 50-minute address to a joint sitting ... Read more...

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