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Lawyers group wants probe into Maharashtra terror network


June 28th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) A lawyers collective Thursday sought a re-investigation into the involvement of locals in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks in the wake of the arrest of ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda No 2 dead: US


June 6th, 2012 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) Al Qaeda number two Abu Yahya al-Libi is dead, the White House said Tuesday.The US intelligence community believe it is a "serious blow" to the Al ... Read more...

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Man held for spying near Ahmadinejad’s helicopter


May 29th, 2012 - 7:31 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 29 (IANS) A man has been arrested by Iranian security forces on suspicion of spying for an Arab state's intelligence agency, the Fars news agency reported."A person with ... Read more...

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Iran, Pakistan on anvil as Clinton and Krishna meet (Afternoon Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India Tuesday asked Pakistan to dismantle its terror network and explained to the US its continued reliance on Iranian oil when External Affairs Minister ... 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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Pakistanis plotted to bomb British army base using toy car


May 1st, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) Four Pakistani-Britons have been charged with taking inspiration from Al Qaeda magazine Inspire, and plotting to use a toy car to attack a base of the ... 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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Yemeni warplanes bomb Al-Qaeda bases, 18 killed


March 19th, 2012 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
Aden (Yemen), March 19 (IANS) At least 18 terrorists were killed and dozens of others injured after Yemeni warplanes bombed several bases of the Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda guns down American in Yemen (Lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Aden (Yemen), March 18 (IANS) Terror outfit Al Qaeda Sunday claimed responsibility for killing a US citizen working as an English teacher at a Swedish-run institute in Yemen, media reports ... Read more...

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Traces of potassium chlorate, nitrate in explosive: Police


February 15th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Preliminary forensic reports in the blast gutting an Israel embassy car showed traces of potassium chlorate and nitrate in the explosive material, said officials Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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‘Shakal Pe Mat Ja’ lacks novelty, disappoints (IANS Movie Review, Rating: *)


November 20th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Shakal Pe Mat Ja"; Cast: Shubh, Pratik Katare, Chitrak Bandhopadhyay, Harish Parekh, Umang Jain, Rajkumar Kanojia, Saurabh Shukla, Raghuveer Yadav, Aamna Shariff, Zakir Hussain, Mushtaq Khan, Joy Sengupta, Aditya ... Read more...

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BJP wants government to review China policy


October 6th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Thursday asked the government to review its policy on China after Army Chief General V.K. Singh's statement Oct 5 that ... Read more...

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Can’t push Pakistan to do more: Gilani


September 30th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 29 (IANS) Pakistan cannot be pressurised to "do more", a combative Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Thursday as Islamabad's relations remained strained with Washington over an ... Read more...

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Pakistan-US ties a bad marriage: Experts


September 29th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, Sep 29 (IANS) Pakistan-US ties have come under considerable strain over an accusation that Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), Pakistan's spy agency, was supporting the Haqqani terror network, but experts ... Read more...

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Gilani musters political support as US ties deteriorate


September 26th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has convened an all-Party conference here Thursday to devise a future course of action as Islamabad's ties with Washington deteriorated ... Read more...

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Supreme Court order will hit anti-Maoist drive: Chhattisgarh officers


July 5th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 5 (IANS) Hours after the Supreme Court asked Chhattisgarh, one of India's states most affected by Maoist violence, to stop recruiting tribals as special police officers (SPOs), ... Read more...

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Zawahiri praises Osama on new video (Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) Al Qaeda's second-in-command, Ayman al-Zawahiri, has appeared in a new video praising the slain Osama bin Laden. US intelligence analysts saw it as evidence that the ... Read more...

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In touch with France on Indian’s terror link: Chidambaram


May 23rd, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) With France arresting an Indian national over terror links, India Monday said it was in touch with the French authorities to obtain details, but ... Read more...

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Osama met Al Qaeda, Taliban leaders at Abbottabad house


May 15th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) Osama bin Laden was not dependant only on messengers to keep in touch with his terror network. Infact, he had met Al Qaeda and Taliban ... Read more...

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‘US committed to bringing Mumbai attackers to justice’


May 12th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) As a US lawmaker suggested that the Pakistan-based Haqqani terror network may have had some "logistical role" behind bombings in India, the US reassured New Delhi ... Read more...

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Osama’s son says other warlords are ‘worse’ than his father


May 4th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Osama bin Laden was Al-Qaeda's most kind person and the rest are 'much, much worse', according to his son.Dead terrorist Osama's fourth son Omar, 29, claims that his ... Read more...

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A white Suzuki car that finally led to bin Laden: NYT


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) A white Suzuki navigating the bustling streets near Peshawar, Pakistan, in July last year was the vital clue that finally led to where Al Qaeda chief ... Read more...

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Taliban can’t defeat US but can choose to abandon al-Qaida: Clinton


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3(ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said that Washington's message to the Taliban remains the same, but it may have even greater resonance in the wake of ... Read more...

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Osama’s killing would help the world combat militancy: Salman Khurshid


May 2nd, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Describing Osama bin Laden's killing as a historic step, Union Minority Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Monday said the elimination of the Al-Qaeda leader would help governments ... 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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Osama’s death in line with U.S. policy: Pak envoy


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Shahid Malik on Monday said the operation against Osama bin Laden was in accordance with a U.S. policy that the Al-Qaeda leader ... Read more...

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BJP terms Osama’s killing satisfactory


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Asserting that strong action is needed to eliminate terrorism, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday termed the killing of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden as ... Read more...

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Osama killing: Security strengthened around US Embassy in Delhi


May 2nd, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Security was strengthened around the US Embassy and nearby areas in the diplomatic enclave of Chanakya Puri on Monday following the killing of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin ... Read more...

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Osama’s killing a victorious milestone against terrorism: Krishna


May 2nd, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna on Monday said the killing of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden is a historic development and victorious milestone in the global war ... Read more...

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Osama’s killing in Pakistan shows it is sanctuary for terrorists: Chidambaram


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Monday expressed grave concern that the firefight in which Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed took place in Abbotabad, ... Read more...

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Indonesian police arrests seven suspects in relation to parcel bomb attacks


April 28th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Indonesia's National Police on Thursday arrested seven people suspected of being members of the Pepi Fernando-led terror network in Aceh, alleged responsible for the series of parcel ... Read more...

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Tattered US, Pak ties move into ’stalemate’ over drone attacks, counter-terrorism issues


April 23rd, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 23(ANI): In signs of tattered US-Pakistan ties, the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman, Admiral Mike Mullen, and Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani did not pose together ... Read more...

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US rules out ending drone strikes in Pakistan


April 21st, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21(ANI): The United States will not stop its drone attacks in Pakistan's tribal areas bordering Afghanistan, President Barack Obama's top military officer has said, according to a report.Admiral Mike ... Read more...

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ISI’s links with Haqqani network at core of US-Pak differences: Mullen


April 21st, 2011 - 10:47 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 21(ANI): The US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman, Admiral Mike Mullen, has categorically stated that the Inter-Services Intelligence's continued links with the Haqqani network are at the core of Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Pakistan trying to sidestep US to safeguard own interests in Afghanistan: NYT


April 19th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 19(ANI): Pakistan is making efforts to befriend Afghan President Hamid Karzai, so that it can sidestep the United States and improve its own leverage in Afghanistan, a US newspaper ... Read more...

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