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North African terror groups working with Pakistani Taliban: US


September 15th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, an Algerian-based group, is believed to be working with Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan, according to US officials studying the degree ... Read more...

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Anti-India terror groups must be defeated, says US expert


September 15th, 2011 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) The United States must avoid signalling it considers Pakistan-based terrorist groups that attack India less of a terrorism threat than Al Qaeda as they all share ... Read more...

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Mass grave of 40 found in Iraq


September 10th, 2011 - 6:26 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 10 (IANS) Iraqi police have found a mass grave containing 40 dead bodies, Xinhua reported.The grave was found in the central Salah ad Din province Friday, said ... Read more...

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Come in the open and fight: Anna Hazare challenges terror groups


September 7th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), Sep 7 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare Wednesday challenged terror elements and groups to "come out in the open and fight" rather than target innocents in terror ... Read more...

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Chidambaram must focus on terrorism, not opponents: BJP


September 7th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) After a blast outside the Delhi High Court, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday asked Home Minister P. Chidambaram to concentrate on tackling terrorism and ... Read more...

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US doubts Pakistan can prosecute Mumbai terror plotters


September 1st, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) Noting that three in four terror suspects are acquitted in Pakistan, the United States has doubts its key ally would make any headway in prosecuting key ... Read more...

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McCain points to Pakistan military, terror groups link


August 18th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Calling for a realistic US policy towards Pakistan, Senator John McCain, a former American presidential candidate, Thursday aired concern over the "troubling connection" between ... Read more...

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Home grown terror modules a new reality, says Chidambaram (Lead)


August 4th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Terming home-grown terror modules as the "new reality" faced by India, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday said the problem was not paid adequate attention ... Read more...

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Home-grown terror a new reality: Chidambaram


August 4th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Home-grown terror was a new challenge India was facing because the problem was ignored and allowed to grow when the nation was fighting cross-border ... Read more...

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Sonia ticked me off for criticising Chidambaram: Digvijay (Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Congress leader Digvijay Singh, who often courts controversy over his remarks, has said he was ticked off by Congress president Sonia Gandhi for criticising ... Read more...

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Digvijay rejects charge of communalising terror


July 24th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Denying the charge of "communalising terror", Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh also clarified that he has not "slapped anyone" and all these stories against ... Read more...

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Tributes paid to Mumbai terror victims in London


July 19th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Tributes were paid to the victims of the terror attacks in Mumbai at a meeting of the Indo-British Parliamentary Group and the Indo-European Business Forum ... Read more...

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Congress distances from Digvijay’s remarks on RSS


July 18th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Congress Monday distanced itself from the remarks of party leader Digvijay Singh about Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) making "bomb factories" and advised against ... Read more...

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Congress refuses comment on Digvijay’s Mumbai blast remark


July 17th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Congress Sunday declined to comment on party leader Digvijay Singh's remarks about the need to probe all groups, including Hindu outfits, in Wednesday's Mumbai ... Read more...

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Gadkari calls for strong global framework against terrorism


July 17th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari has called upon the international community to join hands to strengthen the global framework against terrorism in the ... Read more...

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Mumbai blasts: IM operative’s Bengal link being probed


July 16th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Maharashtra's Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) has contacted its counterparts in West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh seeking help in tracing an Indian Mujahideen (IM) operative who went underground ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army answerable to people: Kayani


July 7th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 7 (IANS) The Pakistan Army was answerable to the people and their representatives in the parliament, army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has said.Kayani said at a seminar ... Read more...

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Pakistani state-terror links have to be broken: Rao


July 3rd, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao says the terror links of the Pakistani state and military have to be broken, even as she felt Islamabad's attitude ... Read more...

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Rana cleared in Mumbai attack, held guilty of aiding terror groups (Lead)


June 10th, 2011 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, June 10 (IANS) A US Federal jury has cleared Pakistan-born Canadian businessman Tahawwur Rana in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, but found him guilty on charges of supporting terrorist ... Read more...

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India may implead in US court to establish ISI’s terror link


May 29th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) India is considering impleading in a lawsuit filed by Mumbai terror victims in a New York court to get Pakistan's spy agency declared a terror ... 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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Germany asks Pakistan to come clean on terror support


May 27th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Germany Friday asked Pakistan to "come clean" over doubts about its army's and secret service's support to terror groups such as Al Qaeda and ... Read more...

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Attack on naval base exposes Pakistan’s grave security risks: Experts


May 23rd, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) A well-coordinated attack by heavily armed terrorists at a Pakistani naval base in Karachi has once again revealed the grave security dangers the increasingly ... Read more...

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US seeking answers from Pakistan after Osama raid


May 19th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) The United States has sought answers from Pakistan conveying the administration and lawmakers concerns about long-term national security following Islamabad's failure to locate slain Al Qaeda ... Read more...

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Mecca Masjid blast anniversary passes off peacefully


May 18th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 18 (IANS) The fourth anniversary of the bomb blast at the historic Mecca Masjid here passed off peacefully amid tight security.The afternoon prayers at the 17th century mosque ... Read more...

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Kanishka victims did not get justice: Canadian judge


May 11th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 10 (IANS) Former Canadian Supreme Court judge John C. Major, who headed the commission that probed the 1985 bombing of the Air India aircraft Kanishka, Tuesday expressed dissatisfaction ... Read more...

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Manmohan speaks to Obama (Lead)


May 10th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday spoke to US President Barack Obama over phone and discussed the situation in the region, exactly a week after ... Read more...

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Needle of suspicion pointing towards Pak Army, ISI over Osama’s support network


May 5th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5(ANI): American and European intelligence officials increasingly believe that active or retired Pakistani military or intelligence officials provided some measure of aid to Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, allowing ... Read more...

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Was Osama protected by ISI?


May 5th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) US and European intelligence officials increasingly believe active or retired Pakistani military or intelligence officials provided some measure of aid to Osama bin Laden to stay ... Read more...

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Antony to visit Saudi Arabia, Qatar May 7-9


May 3rd, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony will be on a three-day visit to Saudi Arabia and Qatar from Saturday seeking to bolster bilateral military ties with ... Read more...

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Bin-Laden’s death comes as “double blow” to already ‘wounded’ al-Qaeda: Experts


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): The death of Osama bin-Laden had has come as a severe blow to the al-Qaeda, leaving it "wounded" and disorganised, experts have claimed."It's not the death knell ... Read more...

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From PM to commoner, all welcome bin Laden killing (Roundup)


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Indians across the spectrum - from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to the 'aam aadmi' on the street - Monday welcomed the killing of Al ... Read more...

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Osama death a powerful message to terror groups: Clinton (Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Osama bin Laden's death delivered a powerful message to terrorist groups that they cannot defeat the US, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton declared Monday.Saying it ... Read more...

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PM describes Osama’s killing as a significant step forward


May 2nd, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Terming Osama bin Laden's killing as a significant step forward, the Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Monday asked the international community and Pakistan in particular ... Read more...

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