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Seven more held in Britain for terror offences


July 6th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) Seven men have been arrested in Britain on suspicion of being involved in terror offences, after weapons were found hidden in a car, police said Friday. ... Read more...

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London terror plots: Six held, bus emptied on highway (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Armed police and forensic officers with sniffer dogs Thursday swooped down on a bus moving on a highway near London and asked all passengers to get ... Read more...

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Six held in London anti-terror operation


July 5th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Six people, one of them a woman, suspected to be involved in terrorism offences were Thursday arrested in London in a "significant" operation led by British ... Read more...

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Man contacts M15 to get estranged wife arrested


April 5th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) A man who tried to get his estranged wife arrested by emailing MI5 and claiming she had planted a bomb at a school was jailed for ... Read more...

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Where was Charlie Chaplin born?


February 18th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) British intelligence officers found no record of Charlie Chaplin's birth when they probed him over over suspected Soviet ties, secret files have revealed.The mystery of the ... Read more...

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Cyber attacks reach disturbing levels in Britain


October 31st, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) Hacker attacks on British government websites have rocketed to "disturbing" levels, a top official has said.Iain Lobham, director of the country's biggest intelligence agency, the Government ... Read more...

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Murdoch’s journalists spied on British intelligence chief


September 24th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Journalists from Rupert Murdoch's News International group spied on the woman chief of Britain's intelligence agency MI5 to uncover her personal life, a media report said ... Read more...

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Britain to free 100 peisoners


June 13th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) At least 100 prisoners -- including 10 Islamists and two Al Qaeda-linked terrorists -- would be released by British authorities by 2012, sparking fears that they ... Read more...

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Irish terror groups may attack UK: Police


April 24th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 24 (ANI): The Irish terror groups have developed the capability to mount an attack on the British mainland, said the latest security assessment by UK police.According to senior counter-terrorism sources, ... Read more...

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Irish terrorists may target royal wedding: Brit security officials


April 19th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 19 (ANI): A group of Irish terrorists responsible for over 40 significant terror attacks last year, may target Prince William and Kate Middleton's royal wedding, said senior British security ... Read more...

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Nazi plot to terrorize US during WWII faltered after drunken leader revealed he was saboteur


April 5th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 5 (ANI): Released MI5 files have revealed that a small group of Nazi spies had planned to unleash a campaign of terror and sabotage on the United States from within ... Read more...

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No deal of immunity struck between UK and Libya defector Mousa Koussa: William Hague


April 4th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 4 (ANI): British Foreign Secretary William Hague has said that his government has not struck any deal with former Libyan Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa, who had defected to the UK ... Read more...

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Nazis plotted ‘to poison sausages, chocolate, coffee of Allies in event of loss’


April 4th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 4 (ANI): Newly declassified files have revealed that the Nazis plotted to poison sausages, chocolate and Nescafe coffee of the British and American soldiers as part of a resistance plan ... Read more...

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Jewish extremist hatched plan to assassinate Winston Churchill in 1944: MI5


April 4th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 4 (ANI): A Jewish extremist who had murdered a British government minister during the Second World War had hatched a plan to assassinate former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, MI5 ... Read more...

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‘Libya defector Mousa Koussa was double agent for MI6, CIA for a decade’


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): Mousa Koussa, the former Libyan head of Intelligence who had defected to the UK last week, has been acting as a double agent for MI6 and the CIA ... Read more...

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New EU anti-terrorist body will be ‘like KGB’


April 2nd, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.2 (ANI): Senior European administrative officials are planning to set up a new European Union counter-terrorism agency, which critics warn, could turn into a Europe-wide secret police force that would be ... Read more...

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Qaeda Brit martyr’s online video heightens fears of terror attack on UK


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 2 (ANI): British Intelligence outfit MI5 is looking out for a British Muslim who has appeared in an online video released by al-Qaeda.The new video projects a man, identified only ... Read more...

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MI5 dismissed 7/7 ringleader as Jihadi ‘tourist’, inquest hears


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): British Intelligence outfit MI5 had dismissed the July 7 ringleader as a Jihadi 'tourist' when he had travelled to Pakistan in 2003 to attend a terrorist training camp, ... Read more...

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MI5 missed opportunity to identify 7/7-terror ringleader over poorly edited picture


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): British Intelligence outfit MI5 missed an opportunity to identify the ringleader of the July 7 bombers as terrorists because a surveilance photograph of him that could have been ... Read more...

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British Muslims on jehad trip to Somalia: WikiLeaks


February 4th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) British Muslims are travelling to Somalia for "jehadi tourism" to get training for terrorist attacks in Britain, secret US diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks have revealed.The UN special ... Read more...

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MI5 missed implicating 7/7 ringleader despite knowing his terrorist links, inquest told


February 3rd, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3(ANI): The MI5 was unable to identify the ringleader of the July 7, 2005, London bombings, despite having his picture and having seen him associating with other terrorist suspects, the ... Read more...

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Adrian Chiles was interviewed by the MI5 for a job


January 10th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) TV personality Adrian Chiles has revealed that he was once interviewed for a job by the British Intelligence agency, the MI5.In an interview with reporters, Adrian told ... Read more...

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New terror alert hits trains, airports in London


January 7th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 7 (IANS) A fresh terror alert has been issued in London amid fears of a Mumbai-style attack on airports and transport system, a media report said Friday.Thursday's alert meant that ... Read more...

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Terrorists planning to attack Danish newspaper had links with British network


January 6th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 6(ANI): Suspected terrorists arrested on their way to launch a 26/11 Mumbai-style attack on a Danish newspaper reportedly had links with a network in Britain.Police had detained three men ... 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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Indian origin man charged with Britain terror plot


December 27th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) Nine people, including a man of Indian origin, have been charged with conspiracy to cause explosions and plotting terror attacks in Britain, a media report said Monday.The suspects, ... Read more...

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Plot to blow up UK Parliament unearthed


December 27th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 27 (ANI): Terror suspects were planning to bomb the London Eye and the Houses of Parliament, but the attempt was foiled successfully.The men, arrested in raids at houses in ... Read more...

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UK Christmas terror attack plotters received training in Pakistan


December 23rd, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): Members of an alleged terrorist cell planning Mumbai type suicide attacks on Christmas shoppers in London received their training in Pakistan, according to sources.The cell is described as ... Read more...

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UK terror plot: Suspects of Bangladeshi origin, but born in Britain


December 21st, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 21 (ANI): The 12 suspects arrested by Britain's anti-terror police on charges that they were plotting to launch a Mumbai type massacre of Christmas shoppers, were born in Britain of ... Read more...

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Swedish suicide bomber was a British varsity graduate


December 13th, 2010 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec.13 (ANI): The suicide bomber who attempted to attack Christmas shoppers in Stockholm on Saturday, Taimur Abdulwahab al-Abdaly, was a British university graduate and was living in Britain until a fortnight ... Read more...

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British MP denies his aide is Russian spy


December 6th, 2010 - 8:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) British Member of Parliament Mike Hancock denied his Russian assistant, who is facing deportation, is a spy, British media said.The 25-year old Katia Zatuliveter was arrested Thursday ... Read more...

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MI5 job nothing like TV show ‘Spooks’, Jane Bonds told


November 8th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): British secret spy agency MI5, which launched a recruit drive for more Jane Bonds, has told the would-be female candidates that "it was nothing like the TV show ... Read more...

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CCTV aimed at Birmingham’s Muslim areas to be dismantled


October 26th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 26 (ANI): Over 200 cameras targeted at Muslim suburbs of Birmingham as part of a secret counter-terrorism initiative are to be dismantled.The Guardian quoted West Midlands police chief constable, Chris ... Read more...

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Mumbai-style terror attack cells ‘already in Britain’, claims Qaeda commander


October 5th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 5 (ANI): Terrorist cells have reportedly been sent to Britain and Germany to launch Mumbai-style terror attacks.According to the Telegraph, a series of alerts about the plot was released after ... Read more...

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Britons trained in Pakistan for Mumbai-style attacks


September 30th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) At least 20 British nationals are undergoing training in Pakistan-based terrorist camps to launch Mumbai-style shootings and suicide attacks in London and other European cities, The Daily Telegraph ... Read more...

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