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‘Terror attack doubles damage’


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 2 (IANS) A terror attack often strikes twice - snuffing out lives and later shaping our response to the event, which could be as damaging as the first, ... Read more...

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Top US law official calls gurdwara shooting a hate crime


August 11th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 11 (IANS) As thousands of mourners paid their last respects to six Sikh worshippers gunned down at a Sikh gurdwara here, US Attorney General Eric Holder ... Read more...

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Sikhs have faced over 700 attacks since 9/11


August 6th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Mistaken for Muslims for their beards and turbans, the Sikh community in the US has faced more than 700 attacks or bias-related incidents since the ... Read more...

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Saudi king chooses new crown prince, interior minister


June 18th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, June 18 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Monday selected Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz as the new crown prince and appointed him deputy premier and ... Read more...

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Saudi prince’s funeral services held in Mecca (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Riyadh, June 17 (IANS) Saudi crown prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, who breathed his last Saturday following a prolonged illness, was Sunday buried after sunset prayers in the ... Read more...

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Saudi prince’s funeral to be held in Mecca


June 17th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, June 17 (IANS) The funeral prayers for Saudi crown prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, who breathed his last Saturday following a prolonged illness, will be held Sunday ... Read more...

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Pakistani textbook says 9/11 happened last year!


May 9th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) Shocking Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa lawmakers with its factual errors, a Pashto textbook for Class 5 students says the 9/11 terror attack happened in 2011 and the ... 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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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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FBI urged to check hate crimes against Sikh-Americans


April 20th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) As many as 92 US lawmakers have urged the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to collect data on hate crimes against Sikh-Americans as their appearance makes ... Read more...

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9/11 suspects to be arraigned May 5: Pentagon


April 10th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS) Five suspects in the 9/11 terror attack will be arraigned in court May 5, the US Defense Department said Tuesday.The arraignment of alleged mastermind Khalid Sheikh ... Read more...

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9/11 Pakistani mastermind, 4 others sent for trial


April 5th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) The United States has formally sent to trial Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, alleged Pakistani mastermind of 9/11 terror attacks, along with four other suspected Al Qaeda militants ... Read more...

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US charges five 9/11 terror suspects


April 5th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) The US Wednesday announced charges against alleged mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four others in the Sep 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.The charges were referred to a ... Read more...

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Pakistani-American pleads guilty to terror charges


March 1st, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS) A Pakistani-American suspect, who is a legal US resident being held at Guantanamo Bay, has pleaded guilty to all charges as part of a deal ... Read more...

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Remains of some 9/11 victims ended up in landfill


March 1st, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS/EFE) Unidentified remains of some of the nearly 3,000 people who died in the terrorist attacks of Sep 11, 2001, were burned and ultimately dumped in ... Read more...

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Osama’s compound in Pakistan razed


February 26th, 2012 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) The three-storey compound of the slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Pakistan is being demolished.The white mansion, where the militant leader took refuge, sits ... Read more...

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US military to have fewer generals and admirals


December 30th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 30 (IANS/EFE) The US armed forces have begun thinning the ranks of generals and admirals with the aim of bringing the number of senior officers back down ... Read more...

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US man convicted of supporting Al Qaeda


December 21st, 2011 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) A federal jury Tuesday convicted a US man of conspiring to kill American soldiers in Iraq.Prosecutors alleged that Tarek Mehanna, who hails from the Boston suburb ... Read more...

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Biden says Taliban isn’t US enemy


December 20th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) A comment by US Vice President Joe Biden that "the Taliban per se is not our enemy" has given the Republicans a new handle, but ... Read more...

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Obama nominates Nancy Powell as new envoy to India (Second Lead)


December 17th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has named Nancy Powell, a career diplomat who has served as envoy to Pakistan and Nepal, as the next ambassador to ... Read more...

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Nancy Powell to be new envoy to India, says Obama (Lead)


December 17th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) Nancy Powell, a career diplomat who has served as ambassador to Pakistan and Nepal, has been named by US President Barack Obama as the next ... Read more...

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Obama names Nancy Powell as India envoy


December 17th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has named Nancy Powell, a career diplomat who has served as ambassador to Pakistan and to Nepal, to be the next ... Read more...

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Writer, intellectual Christopher Hitchens dies of cancer


December 16th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) The celebrated British-American author and columnist Christopher Hitchens died of cancer-related complications at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. He was 62.Hitchens was diagnosed with ... Read more...

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US, Canada unveil new measures to facilitate trade


December 8th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) Declaring job creation as his highest priority, US President Barack Obama has unveiled new measures with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to facilitate trade and ... Read more...

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Two LeT kingpins put on US terror list


September 29th, 2011 - 2:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) The United States Wednesday imposed financial sanctions on two founding members of the Pakistan based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) held responsible for the 2008 Mumbai terror ... Read more...

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Iranian president targets the West in UN speech


September 23rd, 2011 - 6:45 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad used his speech at the UN General Assembly Thursday to accuse the US and other western powers of a range ... Read more...

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India to push for global counter-terrorism convention at UN


September 17th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be visiting New York next week to attend the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session, when India will push ... Read more...

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We’re still jittery after 9/11: New Yorkers in India


September 16th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Terror strikes in Delhi and Mumbai almost remind them "it can happen again in New York any time", say some New Yorkers residing in the ... Read more...

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South Asian Americans seek return to diversity ideals


September 16th, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) Documenting the experiences of South Asian Americans in the decade after the 9/11 terror attacks, a community organisation has suggested steps to ensure American ideals of ... Read more...

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A sister’s lament: the call that never came


September 14th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) He loved living in the clouds, gazing down at the panoramic view of New York down there from his office on the 97th floor of the ... Read more...

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9/11 fallout continues to poison atmosphere: Pakistani daily


September 13th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 13 (IANS) The fallout of 9/11 "continues to poison the atmosphere", taking a daily toll, said a Pakistani daily."As the commemorative days pass and the tears dry and ... Read more...

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F-16s scrambled as US marked 9/11 anniversary


September 12th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) F-16 fighter jets scrambled twice after reports of air passengers acting suspiciously on two flights as America marked the 10th anniversary of 9/11.However, officials were ... Read more...

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US remembers the day that changed their lives


September 12th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) A moment of silence fell across America Sunday as the nation remembered the horror of the 9/11 terror attacks that killed 2,977 people, including ... Read more...

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Pentagon observes 10th anniversary of 9/11 attack


September 12th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden and Defence Secretary Leon Panetta Sunday vowed to relentlessly pursue the Al Qaeda until it is dismantled, as they observed the ... Read more...

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Future 9/11 ceremonies may not include reading of names


September 11th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) The solemn reading by family members of the names of the people who died in the Sep 11, 2001 terror attacks may be discontinued at ... Read more...

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