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9/11 attack mastermind on trial in Guantanamo


May 6th, 2012 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the alleged mastermind behind the 9/11 terror attack, and four other suspects Saturday appeared at a US military tribunal at Guantanamo Bay.The arraignment ... Read more...

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US charges five 9/11 terror suspects


April 5th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) The US Wednesday announced charges against alleged mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four others in the Sep 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.The charges were referred to a ... Read more...

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Pakistani-American pleads guilty to terror charges


March 1st, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS) A Pakistani-American suspect, who is a legal US resident being held at Guantanamo Bay, has pleaded guilty to all charges as part of a deal ... Read more...

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Pakistani mastermind of 9/11 charged again


June 1st, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 1 (IANS) For the second time, US prosecutors have filed charges with a military commission against Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the Pakistani mastermind of Sep 11, 2001, terror attacks ... Read more...

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US prosecutors file fresh charges against 9/11 suspects


June 1st, 2011 - 7:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 1 (IANS) US prosecutors have filed new charges against Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the alleged mastermind of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2001, and four alleged co-conspirators detained at ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda planned ‘nuclear hell storm’ after 9/11: WikiLeaks


May 13th, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 13 (IANS) Al Qaeda had planned attacks on US nuclear power plants, airports and even the Brooklyn Bridge after 9/11, Pakistani terrorist Khalid Sheikh Mohammed told his interrogators, ... Read more...

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Pakistan denies ISI links with Al Qaeda (Lead)


May 5th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) An angry Pakistan Thursday denied accusations that a section of its intelligence agency was linked to Al Qaeda.Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir told the media here that ... Read more...

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Pak authorities ‘knowingly relied on perjured testimony’ to convict Daniel Pearl’s killers


January 20th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20(ANI): The Daniel Pearl murder investigation report has raised troubling questions about Pakistan's dysfunctional criminal justice system, and underscored the limits that US officials face in relying on Pakistani authorities. ... Read more...

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Bush accused of ‘literary swiping’ memoir stories


November 13th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): Former US President George W Bush has been accused of 'literary swiping' sections of his memoirs 'Decision Points' from other books and newspaper articles about his presidency.According to ... Read more...

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‘Bush could be arrested abroad over sanctioning ‘waterboarding’ of terror suspects’


November 10th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): US security chiefs have condemned former President George W Bush's defence of torture yesterday, and disputed his claim that information obtained by subjecting prisoners to simulated drowning or ... Read more...

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‘Waterboarding’ of terror suspects warded off attacks on Britain, claims Bush


November 9th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): Former US President George W Bush has claimed that the "waterboarding" of terror suspects by the CIA saved British lives by stopping Islamist attacks on Heathrow and Canary ... Read more...

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“Qaeda plotted to take hostages in Mumbai-style ‘Euro Plot’ for release of 9/11 mastermind”


October 29th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Oct 29 (ANI): Al-Qaeda planned to take hostages in its Mumbai-style attacks on Britain, France and Germany in a possible 'Euro Plot' to demand the release of 9/11 terror mastermind ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda ‘plotted to take hostages in Mumbai-style attacks on Britain’


October 29th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London/Berlin, Oct. 29 (ANI): Al-Qaeda planned to take hostages in Mumbai-style attacks on Britain, France and Germany to demand the release of the mastermind of the September 11 atrocities, according to a ... Read more...

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Obama defends plans to close Guantanamo


September 11th, 2010 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (DPA) US President Barack Obama Friday defended plans to close the notorious Guantanamo Bay prison, saying facilities on US soil were capable of holding the detainees from the ... Read more...

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Murdered Daniel Pearl’s dad says 9/11 mosque should be built elsewhere


August 27th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.27 (ANI): The father of murdered Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl has said that public reaction suggests that a proposed mosque and Islamic centre to come up near Ground ... Read more...

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9/11 families criticise Obama for backing mosque near Ground Zero


August 17th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 17 (ANI): Family members of 9/11 terror attack victims have criticised US President Barack Obama for backing a proposal to build a Muslim community centre and a mosque near ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda’s new ‘global operations head’ plotting attacks against US, West


August 7th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 7 (ANI): The son of a Saudi Arabian imam, Adnan Shukrijumah, al-Qaeda's new head of "global operational planning", is using his unprecedented knowledge of American society to plot attacks against ... Read more...

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Bush Confirmed Water Boarding Of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed


June 4th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 4, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The former US president George Bush is getting into the rubber chicken circuit, while anticipating the release of his book ‘Decision Points’, which ... Read more...

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Bin Laden to kill Americans if 9/11 plotter executed


March 25th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 25 (IANS) Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden has in a new audio message threatened to kill captured US citizens if the alleged mastermind of 9/11 is executed, media reports ... Read more...

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Bin Laden threatens to kill Americans in new audio tape


March 25th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden on Thursday threatened to have American soldiers killed if Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the alleged mastermind behind the September 11, 2001 attacks, is ... Read more...

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US may set up military tribunal for 9/11 suspects


March 6th, 2010 - 4:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (DPA) Reports that the White House may use military tribunals to try key terrorism suspects linked to the September 11, 2001, attacks drew a sharp rebuke from civil ... Read more...

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The Sept 11th trial is shrouded in uncertainty


February 14th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Feb 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Sept 11th trial is shrouded in uncertainty, as the Barack Obama administration is not at all sure about what to do with the 11th ... Read more...

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Sept. 11 Trial Shrouded In Uncertainty, Still


February 14th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Feb 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is not yet clear what the Barack Obama administration would do with the much talked about September 11th Trial. The White House is still ... Read more...

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White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs says 9/11 mastermind to be executed


February 1st, 2010 - 12:27 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- The accused 9/11 plotter Khalid Sheikh Mohammed is likely to be executed after trial, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said on Sunday."Khalid Sheikh Mohammed is going to ... Read more...

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Accused 9/11 mastermind likely will be executed - White House press secretary


January 31st, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- The accused 9/11 plotter Khalid Sheikh Mohammed is likely to be executed after trial, White House press secretary Robert Gibbs said on Sunday.The Obama administration said on November, ... Read more...

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Obama defends decision on torture memos in CIA speech


April 21st, 2009 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (DPA) US President Barack Obama visited the CIA Monday to defend his decision to release memos detailing harsh interrogation tactics that the agency used against suspects in the ... Read more...

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US obliged to go after CIA torturers, says UN monitor


April 18th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, April 18 (DPA) The US would be in breach of international law if it does not prosecute CIA officials for torturing alleged terrorists, UN monitor on torture Manfred Nowak said ... Read more...

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CIA closes secret prisons for terrorism suspects (Lead)


April 10th, 2009 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (DPA) The US will no longer hold terrorism suspects in secret prisons and plans to shut down any facilities still in operation, CIA Director Leon Panetta has said, ... Read more...

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Judge rebuffs Obama; refuses to suspend Gitmo hearing


January 30th, 2009 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 30 (DPA) A military judge in Gutananamo Bay Thursday denied a request by the Obama administration to suspend the proceedings against a Yemeni suspected of plotting the October 2000 attack ... Read more...

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Waterboarding is torture, declares Obama’s top lawyer nominee


January 16th, 2009 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 16 (DPA) President-elect Barack Obama's choice to head the Justice Department told the Senate during his confirmation hearing that he regards waterboarding as torture.The comments Thursday by Eric Holder, the ... Read more...

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9/11 victims families denounce Guantanamo trials


December 12th, 2008 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12 (ANI): Thirty-three relatives of people killed in the September 11 terror attacks on the World Trade Centre have denounced the Guantanamo trials of the alleged plotters as unfair ... Read more...

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9/11 attacks plotters want to plead guilty


December 9th, 2008 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): The alleged mastermind of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centre and four other detainees at Guantanamo Bay have told a US military judge ... Read more...

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US-Pak scientist Aafias husband faces Guantanamo military tribunal


September 8th, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 8 (ANI): Ammar Al Balochi, the second husband of American educated Pakistani neuroscientist and the most significant US capture in the fight against terrorism in five years, Dr. Aafia ... Read more...

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Musharraf was on Qaedas hit-list for diffusing tensions with India


August 21st, 2008 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 21 (ANI): During his seven-year rule as President of Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf defused tensions with India and also cut off terror infiltration routes across Kashmir, and due to ... Read more...

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9/11 mastermind wants to die a martyr


June 6th, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 6 (ANI): Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the accused mastermind behind the September 11 terrorist attacks, stunned a U.S. military court by pleading for the death penalty."I will plead guilty ... Read more...

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