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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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Now drink containers under scanner at North American airports (Lead)


December 25th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto/New York/Washington, Dec 25 (IANS) Beverage containers also came under the scanner at US and Canadian airports from Friday as the North American countries further tightened aviation security.The Canadian Air ... Read more...

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Explosive found on US-bound planes were used in past Qaeda plots: NYT


October 31st, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct. 31 (ANI): Pentaerythritol Tetranitrate (PETN), the explosive found in two bombs hidden in printer cartridges that were being shipped via jets from Yemen to the United States, were used ... Read more...

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US now sees home-grown terrorism as biggest threat


September 11th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) Nine years after the Sep 11, 2001 terror attacks, the United States is looking at the terrorism issue differently, with experts saying that the biggest ... Read more...

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First alert on Canadian subway networks


March 30th, 2010 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 30 (IANS) For the first time in recent years, Canada put its subway networks on "extra alert" Monday after twin terrorist attacks in Moscow that killed 38 people. In the country's ... Read more...

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Americans confident Obama can handle terrorism: Poll


January 12th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) Most Americans remain confident that President Barack Obama's administration can protect the country from terrorism despite the Christmas Day attempt to blow up a US airliner, according ... 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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Behavioural techniques can help counter terrorism


January 7th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Mark Frank from the University at Buffalo says behavioural science techniques could have averted Farouk Abdul Mutallab from getting on board Northwest Flight 253 on Christmas.Frank, a behavioural ... Read more...

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Behavioural identification could have halted Nigerian terrorist


January 7th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 7 (IANS) The effective use of multiple layers of intelligence gathering, including existing behavioural identification programmes, could have helped pin down Nigerian terrorist Umar Farouk Abdul Mutallab long before he ... Read more...

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Detroit plotter Abdulmutallab indicted by grand jury


January 7th, 2010 - 6:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 7 (DPA) A federal grand jury Wednesday indicted Nigerian Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab on charges relating to his alleged attempt to blow up a US airliner on Dec 25 over Detroit. The ... 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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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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President Obama orders investigation following failed terror attack


December 30th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- President Obama on Sunday ordered an immediate review of aviation screening technology and its terrorism watchlisting system, the White House said on Tuesday.The White House released two ... Read more...

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Nigerian Senate condemns Christmas Day Bombing attempt


December 28th, 2009 - 9:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Lagos, Dec 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Nigerian Senate has condemned the flight bombing attempt after a 23 year old Nigerian Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab tried to bomb a Northwest flight 253, which ... Read more...

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Terror on Northwest Flight 253


December 28th, 2009 - 8:59 pm ICT by admin
By Anita Thomas, More questions are being asked about suspect Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab who was arrested on Christmas day in Detroit for trying to blow up a plane. When a passenger seen ... Read more...

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Concerns about airline safety high, after Christmas Day bombing attempt


December 28th, 2009 - 8:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Dec 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 23 year old Nigerian Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab tried to bomb a Northwest flight 253, which was flying from Amsterdam to Detroit. But it can certainly ... Read more...

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Ivana Trump kicked off plane for swearing at kids


December 28th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 28 (ANI): Ivana Trump was dragged out of a commercial flight in Florida recently after she unleashed a tirade of expletives at kids and police officers."From the initial ... Read more...

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New US, Canada aviation rules creates passenger discomfort


December 28th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec. 28 (ANI): A new American and Canadian civil aviation law will prevent commercial airline passengers henceforth from rising from their seats during the final hour of their flights.Airline passengers ... Read more...

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Same flight, another incident of a ‘verbally disruptive’ passenger


December 28th, 2009 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) Two days after an Amsterdam-Detroit flight was targeted in what prosecutors called a failed attempt to blow up a jetliner, a security alert was sounded on the ... Read more...

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Travellers to US face stricter security measures


December 27th, 2009 - 7:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 27 (DPA) Travellers to the US from abroad were advised Saturday to allot extra time for check-in as Washington upped the security requirements to board a US-bound plane. The new restrictions ... Read more...

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Northwest pilots lose their licenses


October 29th, 2009 - 2:42 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday revoked the licenses of the two Northwest Airlines pilots Timothy Cheney of Gig Harbor, Wash., the captain, and Richard Cole ... Read more...

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