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Al Qaeda chief al-Zawahiri is in Pakistan: Clinton


May 7th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) Al Qaeda's new chief Ayman al-Zawahiri is in Pakistan, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said here Monday.Egyptian cleric al-Zawahri, took over the organisation after Osama ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda leaders killed in Yemen air strike


May 7th, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 7 (IANS) Two wanted terrorists of the Yemen-based Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) have been killed in a US air strike in a mountainous region ... Read more...

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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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Osama dumped 320 km off Indian coast


May 4th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) A US treasure hunter claims to have found the exact spot where Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden's body was dumped -- about 320 km off ... Read more...

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15 die in Pakistan suicide bombing (Second Lead)


May 4th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) Fifteen people were killed and 40 wounded when a suicide bomber walked into a market and triggered a massive explosion in Pakistan's northwest, a media report ... Read more...

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Secret Osama files reveal Al Qaeda membership


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) A list of Al Qaeda members first discovered in Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan has been published, disclosing the various fates of the group's followers, ... Read more...

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Pakistan claims credit a year after Osama killing


May 3rd, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) The Pakistan government and its armed forces played a vital role in tracking down Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden through a mobile phone SIM, says ... Read more...

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Kabul pact: Pakistan’s India discomfort makes it hard, says US (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Terrorist safe havens in Pakistan pose a tough challenge, a Pentagon report said as an American official admitted that a strategic partnership agreement with Afghanistan ... Read more...

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Six hurt in 15 blasts across Pakistan province


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) At least six people were injured in 15 blasts across Pakistan's Sindh province Wednesday, a media report said.Four blasts targeted the ATM machines of National Bank ... Read more...

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Obama signs cooperation pact with Afghanistan (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:39 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 2 (IANS) The US President Barack Obama signed a cooperation agreement with Afghanistan as he paid an unannounced visit to the war-torn country Tuesday on the first ... Read more...

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Five held in US for plotting to blow up bridge


May 1st, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Five suspects have been arrested by the FBI for allegedly plotting to blow up a bridge in Ohio state, media reports said Tuesday.The arrests were, however, ... Read more...

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Osama thought of changing Al Qaeda’s name


May 1st, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) Osama bin Laden was depressed because his Al Qaeda had been pounded by US forces and had developed a reputation in the Islamic world for ... Read more...

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Osama dead but not terrorism, say US experts (Second Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Terrorism was not dead and Pakistan remains its hotbed, said American analysts amid a political row over the alleged politicisation of the dramatic raid that ... Read more...

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Osama dead but terrorism far from over, say US experts (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Amid a political row over the alleged politicisation of the dramatic raid that killed Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden a year ago, American analysts ... Read more...

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A year after Osama’s killing, terrorism far from dead


May 1st, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Amid a political row over the alleged politicisation of the dramatic raid that killed terror mastermind Osama bin Laden a year ago, American analysts agree ... Read more...

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US to release Osama files


May 1st, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) The US will release documents seized from the compound of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's hideout in Pakistan, a senior White House official ... Read more...

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Year after Osama, world still unsafe


May 1st, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) A year after Osama bin Laden was hunted down and killed at his safehouse in Pakistan's military town of Abbottabad by elite American forces, ... Read more...

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`Osama dead but Al Qaeda still dangerous’ (Lead)


April 30th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/Islamabad, April 30 (IANS) Al Qaeda's top leaders, including its new chief Ayman al-Zawahri, continue to "burrow" in Pakistan's tribal areas, said a top US official as a Pakistani journalist ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda determined to make ‘new history’: report


April 30th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 30 (IANS) A dead Osama bin Laden is as dangerous as a living one, senior Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir has written a year after the killing of the ... Read more...

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Top Al Qaeda leaders still burrowing in Pakistan: US


April 30th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Al Qaeda's top leaders, including its new chief of Ayman al-Zawahri, continue to "burrow" in Pakistan's tribal areas, President Barack Obama's top counterterrorism adviser said ... Read more...

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Ex-Pakistani envoy gets US award


April 29th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 29 (IANS) Former Pakistani ambassador to the US Hussain Haqqani has been given an award by a US non-profit group for his distinguished service for the advancement of ... Read more...

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No silver bullet to destroy Al Qaeda: Panetta


April 28th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Even though America was now safer following the death of Osama bin Laden, there was no proverbial "silver bullet" to destroy the Al Qaeda terror network, ... Read more...

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Osama had ‘natural viagra’ to stay young


April 28th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) Believe it or not, terror mastermind Osama bin Laden desperately tried to cling to his youth during his last days in Pakistan, and resorted to using ... Read more...

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ISI now claims it helped US locate Osama


April 28th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Nearly a year after Osama bin Laden was killed in his Abbottabad home, Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) claims it helped US locate the Al Qaeda chief's ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda had planned major attacks in Pakistan: CIA


April 27th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) Al Qaeda had planned to carry out major attacks in Pakistan, show documents that US Marine commandos took away from the residence of Osama bin Laden, ... Read more...

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Memo documents Obama’s order to get Osama


April 27th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 27 (IANS/EFE) Time magazine Thursday published the memorandum written in April 2011 by then-CIA Director Leon Panetta after receiving the green light from President Barack Obama ... Read more...

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Pakistan deports Osama family to Saudi Arabia


April 27th, 2012 - 6:16 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) Pakistan early Friday deported slain Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's three widows and 11 other family members to Saudi Arabia.They had been in custody ... Read more...

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NATO trucks caused Rs.100 bn damage to roads: Pakistan


April 20th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) Heavy NATO containers, trundling through Pakistan to Afghanistan, caused Rs.100 billion worth of damage to the country's roads, said a minister.Federal Minister for Communications Arbab ... Read more...

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Osama’s widow wishes asylum in Britain


April 19th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) Slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's youngest widow wishes to spend her life in Britain with her five children and meet the Royal Family, The ... Read more...

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Pakistan prepares to deport Osama’s family


April 17th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 17 (IANS) Pakistan is making arrangements to deport 16 members of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's family after their 45-day jail term ends Tuesday midnight, a media ... Read more...

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Osama’s wives, kids seen in new video


April 10th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 10 (IANS) A new video on Osama bin Laden's widows in a Pakistani prison shows a boy stacking teddy bears on a chair while another grabs a cricket ... Read more...

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Pakistan must rein in Hafiz Saeed, demands daily


April 5th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 5 (IANS) It is Pakistan's responsibility to rein in 26/11 mastermind and Jamaat ud Dawa leader Hafiz Saeed, said a leading daily that admitted the country has "an ... Read more...

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Bounty for Hafiz Saeed to convict him, says US


April 5th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) As a defiant Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Mohammed Saeed mocked the United States, Washington clarified its offer of $10 million bounty was not for finding him, but ... Read more...

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Pakistan world view clouded by India threat: US


April 3rd, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Pakistan's world view is clouded by a perception that they are threatened by India resulting in very mixed messages from Islamabad on fighting terrorism, according to ... Read more...

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Osama’s family jailed for illegal stay in Pakistan


April 2nd, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 2 (IANS) Slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's three widows and two daughters were Monday sentenced to 45 days in jail for illegally living in Pakistan.Senior Civil ... Read more...

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