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10 terrorists, nine soldiers die in Pakistan attack


August 29th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Ten terrorists and nine soldiers were killed Wednesday when militants stormed a check-post in Pakistan's northwest, a media report said.The attack took place in South Waziristan ... Read more...

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Yahoo hackers leak passwords


July 13th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Yahoo is probing an apparent security breach which has led to over 450,000 email addresses and passwords being leaked online, a media report said Thursday.Hackers belonging ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan ready to broker US-Taliban talks’


October 23rd, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Pakistan has told the US that it is ready to facilitate its talks with the Taliban, but cannot become a guarantor of the negotiating process, ... Read more...

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Court questions Kingfisher Airlines for sacking employee


September 29th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday sought a reply from Kingfisher Airlines for sacking an employee here on the basis of a police claim that he ... Read more...

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Four held for looting on trains


September 18th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Four people were Sunday arrested for drugging and robbing train passengers, a railway police official here said.Cash worth Rs.43,000, mobile phones and various sedative tablets were ... Read more...

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Three killed in Pakistan rocket attacks


August 14th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) At least three Pakistani paramilitary troopers were killed and 25 injured in a rocket attack on their camp by militants in a restive tribal area of ... Read more...

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ISI arrested CIA informants in Osama raid: NYT


June 15th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 15 (IANS) Pakistan's spy agency has arrested some Pakistani informants who fed information to the US Central Intelligence Agency before the raid on Osama bin Laden's hideout deep ... Read more...

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19 killed in drone strike in Pakistan


June 8th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 8 (IANS) At least 19 people were killed Wednesday in a drone attack targetting a suspected insurgents training camp close to the Afghan border in Pakistan's North Waziristan ... Read more...

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Arms, ammunition recovered in Kashmir


May 31st, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 31 (IANS) A huge cache of arms and ammunition dumped by separatist guerrillas has been recovered by security forces in north Kashmir's Baramulla district, police said Tuesday."Six AK-47 ... Read more...

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In security talks with US, India terms Pakistan fragile state (Intro Roundup)


May 27th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) In its security talks with the US, India Friday termed Pakistan a "fragile" state harbouring terrorism as a "state policy", even as New Delhi ... Read more...

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India, US to boost security cooperation (Roundup)


May 27th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) India and the United States Friday agreed to intensify cooperation in counter-terrorism, intelligence accessing and sharing and cyber-security measures.Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, ... Read more...

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Arrested Al Qaeda terrorist lived in Pakistan for a decade


May 19th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 19 (IANS) A senior Al Qaeda operative had been living in the country for almost 10 years and his arrest has led to a "treasure trove" of information, ... Read more...

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Two Melbourne airports get threats


May 18th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 18 (IANS) Australian police swarmed two airports in Melbourne Wednesday morning after threat letters were sent to media outlets, officials said.The Herald Sun reported that a letter threatening ... Read more...

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Osama killed by own guard in line with his will to avert capture?


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by ANI
Peshawar, May 3(ANI): While reports suggest that Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was shot dead with a single bullet to his head when he resisted capture by US troops, an official ... Read more...

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EU rebukes Pakistan for going slow against Taliban


April 16th, 2011 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 16 (IANS) The European Parliament has rebuked Pakistan for the slow progress in the fight against Taliban militancy in the country and directed the European Commission ... Read more...

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US-Pak ties facing biggest crisis since 9/11: Report


April 13th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13(ANI): US-Pakistan ties are heading towards their biggest crisis since the 9/11 attacks, owing to bitter disputes over covert CIA activities and drone attacks inside Pakistan, lack of progress ... Read more...

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No Pakistani personnel included in Cameron’s inner security cover during Islamabad trip


April 5th, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 5(ANI): British security specialists have arrived in Islamabad to take charge of the security arrangements made locally for British Prime Minister David Cameron's day-long visit to the Pakistan capital ... Read more...

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14 security officials killed in militant ambush in Pak’s Khyber tribal region


March 29th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Mar 29(ANI): A militant ambush on a convoy of Pakistan security forces in the country's Khyber tribal region has left 14 officials dead.A senior security official said that the personnel ... Read more...

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US drone attack kills 22 suspected militants in North Waziristan


March 17th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Miranshah, Mar 17(ANI): A US drone strike in Pakistan's northwestern tribal belt killed 22 suspected militants on Thursday, security officials said.Two missiles hit Datta Khel town, some 40 kilometres (25 miles) ... Read more...

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Yemeni president orders beginning of power transfer


March 12th, 2011 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, March 12 (IANS) Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has ordered the National Defence Council to prepare for transferring of power to parliament by the end of this year, a ... Read more...

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Pakistan to discard ‘frontline state in war on terror’ tag


January 21st, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 21(ANI): Pakistan has decided to do away with the phrase 'frontline state in war against terrorism', which is frequently used by officials to stress the country's role in anti-terror efforts."Descriptions ... Read more...

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Pakistan not to call itself `frontline state’ in terror war


January 21st, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 21 (IANS) Islamabad has decided to drop the phrase "frontline state in war against terrorism", frequently used by officials to highlight Pakistan's role against terror, as it was not serving ... Read more...

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24 Taliban militants killed in Pakistan


December 24th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) At least 24 gunmen and three soldiers were killed Friday morning after Taliban militants attacked checkposts in Pakistan's northwestern region bordering Afghanistan, a media report said.About 150 ... Read more...

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Users at risk of IE bug, warns Microsoft


December 24th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 24 (ANI): Microsoft has issued a warning about an Internet Explorer bug that might hack into and take control of unprotected computers.Although Microsoft has already released a workaround solution for ... Read more...

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Angry pro-Wikileaks hackers may target British websites


December 14th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) Pro-Wikileaks hackers are likely to target British websites in retaliation for the arrest of Julian Assange, the whistleblower site's editor, a senior security official has warned. Britain's ... Read more...

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Five militants killed in US drone strike in Pak’s North Waziristan region


December 7th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Miranshah, Dec 7 (ANI): Five suspected militants were killed in a US drone attack in Pakistan's northwestern tribal belt near the Afghan border.The missile strike took place in Khysore village, 35 ... Read more...

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British Royal Navy’s Website Hacked, Restoration Continues


November 9th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The British Royal Navy officials had to face embarrassment when they found out that their official website has been hacked. The military computer specialists are, however, ... Read more...

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The Web Site Of The Royal Navy Hacked By Romanian Computer Whiz


November 9th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 9, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The website of the Royal Navy was hacked into by a computer whiz kid who dabbled in security of the Internet. He confessed his ... Read more...

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UK Royal Navy left ‘red faced’ after website infiltrated by Romanian hacker


November 9th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9 (ANI): The UK Royal Navy's website has been reportedly infiltrated by a Romanian hacker forcing the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to take the site offline.According to the Daily Mail, ... Read more...

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Security grid warns of terror strikes in Kashmir


November 1st, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 1 (IANS) Terrorists may try to disrupt peace in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of US President Barack Obama's India visit beginning Saturday, the top security grid of the state ... 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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Six militants killed in fresh US drone strike in N. Waziristan


October 19th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Miranshah, Oct 19 (ANI): At least six militants were killed in the latest US drone strikes in Pakistan's North Waziristan region.A senior security official confirmed that US drones fired missiles into ... Read more...

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Pakistan blocks NATO supply to Afghanistan after airstrikes (Lead)


September 30th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday blocked a vital supply route for NATO oil tankers to Afghanistan, hours after a coalition force helicopter attacked a Pakistani border post killing three soldiers.Senior security ... Read more...

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Cameron orders 26/11 Mumbai-style terror dummy-run after intelligence warning


September 30th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 30(ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has responded to the threat of a 26/11 Mumbai-style terror attack in the country by secretly ordering a full-scale dummy-run.According to the Sun, ... Read more...

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US drone attacks kill 12 in Pakistan


September 15th, 2010 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 15 (IANS) Twelve militants were killed Wednesday in US drone attacks in northwest Pakistan, a media report said. The pre-dawn attacks targeted the Haqqani terror network in Dargah Mandi village. ... Read more...

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