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Life in prison for underwear bomber


February 17th, 2012 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS/EFE) The 25-year-old Nigerian man convicted of trying to blow up a commercial jet with 300 people aboard on Christmas day in 2009 was sentenced Thursday to ... Read more...

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Man marries 107 women, fathers 185 kids


May 13th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) A Nigerian man now 87 years old has married 107 women, fathered 185 children and presently lives with 89 of his wives, the Daily Mail reported ... Read more...

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Indian girl, Nigerian held for lottery fraud


March 3rd, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) A Nigerian man and an Indian girl have been arrested for cheating people by asking them to pay a "transaction fee" for winning a lottery ... Read more...

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Nigerian, Nepali aide held, heroin seized


February 19th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) A Nigerian man and a Nepali woman were arrested and two kg heroin worth Rs.2 crore in international market recovered from them in west Delhi, Delhi police ... Read more...

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US no-fly list leaves British Muslim stranded in Canada


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 16 (IANS) Probably in the first such case in international travel, the US no-fly list has left a British man stranded in Canada.Dawood Hepplewhite, who is a ... Read more...

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Nigerian, Mizo woman arrested with Rs.3 mn-worth drugs


January 28th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 28 (IANS) A Nigerian man and a Mizo woman were arrested Friday with drugs worth over Rs.3 million in an anti-narcotics raid at a Goa resort, police said. A ... Read more...

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US streamline watch list database to thwart terror


December 30th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 30 (IANS) Now a single tip about a terror link will be enough for inclusion in the watch list for US sleuths who have also evolved a quicker system to ... Read more...

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Now thermoses, coffee cups added to terror weapons list


December 25th, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 25 (IANS) Air travellers carrying thermoses or coffee cups at US airports may be subject to extra scrutiny during this holiday season as such items could be used to conceal ... Read more...

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Cargo plot has ‘hallmarks of Al Qaeda’: US official


October 31st, 2010 - 5:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 31 (IANS) The cargo terror plot discovered in Britain and Dubai has the "hallmarks of Al Qaeda", a top US official has said."We know that the perpetrators of ... Read more...

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Many airport security checks redundant: BA chairman


October 27th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) The "excessive" security at airports that requires passengers to remove their shoes and have their laptops inspected are pointless, the chairman of British Airways has said.Martin Broughton, chairman ... Read more...

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9/11 video gets father, son kicked off US-bound flight


July 23rd, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 23 (IANS) A Canadian man and his young son were kicked off a US-bound flight for watching a video of the 9/11 terror attacks just before take-off from ... Read more...

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Top US intelligence official resigns


May 21st, 2010 - 7:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 21 (DPA) Admiral Dennis Blair unexpectedly announced his resignation Thursday as the top US intelligence official. Blair is the US Director of National Intelligence (DNI), an overarching office created in ... Read more...

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Nigerian arrested with 2.5 kg heroin


April 29th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panipat (Haryana), April 29 (IANS) A 26-year-old Nigerian man was arrested in this Haryana town and over 2.5 kg heroin seized from him, police said Thursday. The Nigerian, identified as Odian Jewel, ... Read more...

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US to send Qatar diplomat who set fire to his shoe back


April 9th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 9(ANI): The United States has told the Qatar Government that it would declare diplomat Mohammed Al-Madadi persona non grata if Qatar did not remove him from U.S. territory for setting ... Read more...

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No explosives found in suspected ’shoe bomb’ incident on board US flight


April 8th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 8(ANI): No explosives were found on board an American plane, that was flying from Washington National Airport to Denver International, in which a Qatari diplomat allegedly tried to "light ... Read more...

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Heathrow `naked’ image row: woman plans legal action


March 25th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 25 (IANS) A 29-year-old airport security worker plans to take legal action after a colleague passed a lewd remark on her `nude' image when she mistakenly walked into an X-ray ... Read more...

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Pentagon says Internet helps in terrorist recruiting, radicalisation


March 11th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.11 (ANI): Militant and terrorist groups are using the Internet to streamline their terrorist recruiting, radicalization, and training, the Pentagon has claimed.American defense ministry officials said that the Nigerian man ... Read more...

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Nigerian national charged for Internet “advance fee” fraud scheme


February 17th, 2010 - 5:08 am ICT by BNO News
HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT (BNO NEWS) – A Nigerian man was found guilty for wire fraud in Connecticut, U.S. Attorney Nora R. Dannehy said Tuesday.Okpako Mike Diamreyan, 31, is a citizen of Nigeria who ... Read more...

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New 3D scanner at airports not to show body parts


February 10th, 2010 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 10 (IANS) With full body searches becoming the norm at airports amid terror threats, a Canadian engineer has invented a three-dimensional scanner that doesn't violate passengers' privacy. The new 3D scanner ... Read more...

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Obama vows to keep pressure on Al Qaeda


January 28th, 2010 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 28 (DPA) US President Barack Obama has vowed to intensify the fight against Al Qaeda in the wake of last month's attack on a Detroit-bound airliner. "We are filling unacceptable ... Read more...

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Bin Laden ‘message’ warns of fresh attacks


January 25th, 2010 - 5:00 am ICT by IANS
Cairo/Washington, Jan 25 (DPA) An audiotape purportedly from Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden broadcast on al-Jazeera Sunday warned the US will face fresh attacks if it does not change its ... Read more...

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Bin Laden ‘message’ warns of fresh attacks


January 24th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 24 (DPA) An audiotape purportedly from Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden broadcast on al-Jazeera Sunday warned the US will face fresh attacks if it does not change its ... Read more...

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Report: U.S. to increase airline security amid al-Qaida threat


January 15th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The United States is planning to increase airline security amid a purported new threat from al-Qaida in Yemen, NBC News reported on Thursday.The new security regulations – ... Read more...

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20 more terrorists trained in Yemen for attacks: Report


January 10th, 2010 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 10 (DPA) Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the Nigerian man charged with attempting to blow up a Christmas Day flight over Detroit, told investigators that about 20 other Muslims were being ... Read more...

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Undie bomber says 20 others trained to blow up jets


January 9th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 9 (IANS) A Nigerian man charged with trying to blow up a US airliner with an underwear bomb has boasted that close to 20 other young Muslim men ... Read more...

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Christmas Bomber report is a shocker


January 8th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In an interview with USA Today, White House national security adviser James Jones says that Americans will feel "a certain shock" when a report on ... Read more...

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Obama to release first findings from Detroit plot review


January 7th, 2010 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 7 (DPA) US President Barack Obama's administration Thursday will release an initial review into intelligence failures that led up to the failed Christmas Day attempt to blow up an ... Read more...

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Extra security checks on people flying into US from 14 nations draws criticism


January 6th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6(ANI): The Obama administration's decision to carry out extra security checks, including full-body pat downs, on people flying into the United States from 14 mostly Muslim countries has provoked criticism ... Read more...

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Embassies in Yemen reopen after closures over threats (Lead)


January 5th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a (Yemen), Jan 5 (DPA) The US embassy in this Yemeni capital reopened to the public Tuesday after a two-day closure prompted by threats from the regional branch of Al Qaeda, ... Read more...

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Obama to meet security chiefs in wake of Detroit plot


January 5th, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 4 (DPA) One day after returning from a winter vacation in Hawaii, US President Barack Obama was to host a critical meeting Tuesday with his top security chiefs at ... Read more...

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Tougher US screening for travellers from Pakistan, 13 other countries (Second Lead)


January 4th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 4 (IANS) All travellers flying into the US from Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nigeria, Yemen, Saudi Arabia and nine other nations considered high risk will be patted down and ... Read more...

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John Brennan says that the Christmas bombing attempt wasn’t similar to 9/11


January 3rd, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The assistant to the president for homeland security and counter-terrorism John Brennan said on CNN's "State of the Union" that the security breakdown in the ... Read more...

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Yemen vows to fight terrorism ahead of Brown conference


January 3rd, 2010 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a/Cairo, Jan 3 (DPA) Yemen will fight terrorist groups on its soil, the country's foreign minister said Saturday, as the government welcomed a planned international conference on growing extremism in the ... Read more...

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Obama links Christmas Day plane attack to Al Qaeda


January 2nd, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 2 (IANS) President Barack Obama has, for the first time, publicly linked the suspect who tried to blow up a US-bound passenger plane on Christmas Day to ... Read more...

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Spy agencies failed to intercept chatter on plane attack: NYT


December 31st, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 31 (IANS) American spy agencies failed to combine intercepts of conversations among leaders of Al Qaeda in Yemen discussing a plot to use a Nigerian man for a coming terrorist ... Read more...

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