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German prosecutor shot dead by defendant


January 12th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by BNO News
MUNICH (BNO NEWS) -- A state prosecutor was killed in southern Germany on Wednesday when the defendant opened fire in the courtroom, police said on Thursday.The shooting happened at a courtroom in ... Read more...

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Mubarak quits as Egypt president, hands over power to military council


February 12th, 2011 - 8:16 am ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb.12 (ANI): Hosni Mubarak has resigned as the president of Egypt and handed power to the country's key military council, leadint to widespread celebrations in the streets of the country on ... Read more...

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US federal program incapable of detecting Moscow type attack: Critics


January 27th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.27 (ANI): Critics of the Transportation Security Administration's 212-million-dollar federal program called "SPOT", which has been designed to spot suspected terrorists at American airports, have said that it is "not capable ... Read more...

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Mischievous elements from Afghanistan tasked to create anarchy in Pak: KP Governor


December 25th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Dec 25 (ANI): The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor has blamed "mischievous elements" from across the border for the simultaneous attacks launched by Taliban militants on five security checkpoints in Mohmand, in ... Read more...

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Pakistan clashes kill 11 soldiers, 24 militants (Second Lead)


December 24th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) Fierce clashes between the Taliban militants and security personnel at five security checkposts in Pakistan's restive northwest left 11 soldiers and 24 militants dead Friday, an official ... Read more...

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Police pull out all the stops for XVIth Asiad in Guangzhou


October 30th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Guangzhou (China), Oct. 30 (ANI): Security forces in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou are leaving nothing to chance to ensure the safety of the thousands of competitors and spectators attending the ... Read more...

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No CWG accreditation for langurs! (Games Sidelights)


October 5th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Ramu doesn't need accreditation and can pass through any area in the Games Village without being frisked, even though many VIPs don't have this privilege. For, Ramu ... Read more...

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‘Under fire’ Kayani says ‘terror sanctuaries’ harboured in Afghanistan, not Pakistan


August 12th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Aug 12(ANI): In an attempt to deflect international condemnation regarding the existence of 'terror sanctuaries in Pakistan', Army Chief General Ashfaq Kayani has brushed aside the accusation by claiming that ... Read more...

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Feds and the TSA admit that they store the body scans and also save them for future use


August 6th, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Aug 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This might be some alarming news because the feds and the TSA has finally admitted that they store the body scans and apparently that is ... Read more...

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FIFA to invetigate laser beam flash at Ellis Park


June 13th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) FIFA launched an investigation into security at Ellis Park in Johannesburg after a green laser beam was flashed at players and Argentina coach Diego Maradona during their World ... Read more...

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U.S. State Department updates travel warning for Thailand


May 28th, 2010 - 4:42 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) — The U.S. State Department on Thursday updated a travel warning for Thailand as political issues causing the demonstrations and violence have not been resolved. "Due to recent violence ... Read more...

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Crowds flock to first day of World Expo 2010


May 1st, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, May 1 (DPA) Crowds poured into the World Expo 2010 site in Shanghai Saturday as the six-month event opened to the public following a spectacular opening ceremony Friday night. Tens of thousands ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda threatens to attack World Cup Football finals


April 9th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Algiers, April 9 (IANS/AKI) Al-Qaeda's North African branch has threatened to attack the World Cup Football finals in South Africa which start in June. In addition to the US and British teams, ... Read more...

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Pak-Afghan border disputes harming terror war: Sources


March 8th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 8(ANI): The lingering small-scale border disputes between Pakistan and Afghanistan are reportedly making it difficult for the security forces in the country to fight terrorism and eliminate cross-border movements.Well-placed military ... Read more...

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Desiree Rogers Steps Down For Unexplained Reasons


February 27th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, Feb 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The social secretary of the White House, Desiree Rogers, has announced that she would be stepping down from her post. No official reason has been ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Al Qaeda planning to dress up suicide bombers as Sikhs


January 27th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Al Qaeda is planning to dress up suicide bombers as Sikhs and security chiefs fear that Muslim extremists may hide the explosives inside Sikh headgear.Al-Qaida is plotting ... Read more...

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Iraq orders probe into ‘ineffective’ bomb detection devices


January 25th, 2010 - 8:18 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 25 (IANS) Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki ordered an investigation into the use of explosives detection devices imported from a British company after reports, an interior ministry official said. "Maliki ordered ... Read more...

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Power outage at Reagan Airport interrupts flight schedules


January 5th, 2010 - 2:54 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Flights came to grounding halt at the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, because there has been a power outage at the airport. And it has brought operations ... Read more...

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Power outage at the Reagan National Airport


January 5th, 2010 - 1:27 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There has been a power outage at the Reagan National Airport. And it has brought operations to a halt. The power went out at around 12:30 pm ... Read more...

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US focusing on Pakistan, Afghanistan in terror war: White House


December 28th, 2009 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) Drawing down in Iraq and reorienting its priorities in the war on terror, the US is now focusing on Pakistan and Afghanistan where the 9/11 ... Read more...

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US official discusses northeast development


December 11th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Dec 11 (IANS) A top US official has discussed with Sri Lankan business leaders ways to rebuild the war-hit northern and eastern parts of the country. The American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) ... Read more...

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White House gatecrasher couple give English a new verb: “Salahi”!


December 11th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): Michaele and Tareq Salahi have given a new word to English, after they crashed the White House state dinner - the name "Salahi" has now come to ... Read more...

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UN workers in Kabul attacked hour before security ready


October 31st, 2009 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 31 (DPA) The Afghan authorities had advanced information about this week's Taliban attack against UN workers in Kabul and moved to avert it, but the insurgents struck one hour ... Read more...

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Mosques open for Friday prayers after riots in China


July 17th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Urumqi (China), July 17 (Xinhua) All 433 mosques that were closed after last week's widespread riots here in northwest China opened for the Friday prayers, officials said. At least 192 people were killed ... Read more...

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Bombs easily sneaked past government guards at high security US buildings: Report


July 9th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): An investigative arm of the US Congress has revealed that bomb parts were sneaked past guards and assembled inside several US government buildings by undercover agents.The Government ... Read more...

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Pakistan, a society of endless contradictions: Jemima Khan


June 7th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun.7 (ANI): Jemima Khan, the ex-wife of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan, has described Pakistan society as an entity of endless contradictions, and is gravely concerned about current turbulent situation in that ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US airports testing full body scanners


April 1st, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 1 (ANI): Some American airports are using whole body scanners at security checkpoints, which can penetrate people's clothing.Developed by New York-based L3 Communications, the scanner has become a cause ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Inaugural Committee warns Of crush-Level crowds


December 31st, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.31 (ANI): The Congressional Inaugural Committee has warned of crush-level inaugural crowds on January 20, the day on which Barack Obama will be sworn in as the 44th US President. According ... Read more...

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Mexico shocked after 12 decapitated bodies found in Yucatan


August 30th, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 30 (DPA) The discovery of 12 decapitated bodies in the southeast Mexican state of Yucatan has shocked Mexico, Yucatan Governor Ivonne Ortega has said.Over the last three months, officials ... Read more...

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In Palestine, the mobile phone is the placement agency


August 9th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Aroonim Bhuyan Dubai, Aug 9 (IANS) A chance meeting between an unemployed Palestinian youth and a Canadian aid worker in 2005 has resulted in a service that is today helping hundreds of ... Read more...

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China creates three protest spots for Games


July 24th, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): Authorities in Beijing have earmarked three areas for public protests during next months Olympic Games. "We have designated areas in three Beijing parks for demonstrations during the ... Read more...

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‘US sovereign rights over Iraq unacceptable’


July 10th, 2008 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Baghdad, July 10 (DPA) Iraqi Vice-President Adel Abdel-Mahdi, reflecting his country's increasing confidence and desire to be sovereign, said the US military presence in the country should be brought under Iraqi control, ... Read more...

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Mortar attacks on Iraqi capital’s protected zone


March 26th, 2008 - 5:41 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Baghdad, March 26 (DPA) Mortar shells pounded Iraqi capital Baghdad's fortified green zone Wednesday, killing a civilian and injuring four, while the Iraqi government gave Shia fighters in Basra 72 hours to ... Read more...

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At least 25 killed, dozens injured in clashes in Basra


March 25th, 2008 - 11:21 pm ICT by admin
(Second Lead) DPA Baghdad, March 25 (DPA) At least 25 people were killed in Iraq Tuesday, including civilians and members of Mahdi militia, and dozens others were wounded in ongoing heavy fighting between the ... Read more...

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12 killed, 26 injured in clashes in Iraq’s Basra


March 25th, 2008 - 8:17 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Baghdad, March 25 (DPA) At least 12 people were killed Tuesday, including civilians and members of Mahdi militia, and 26 others wounded in ongoing heavy fighting between Iraqi forces and militants in ... Read more...

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