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Missing Pakistanis: UN team to investigate


September 10th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) A UN delegation has arrived in Pakistan on a 10-day mission to study the measures taken by the government to prevent the so-called "forced disappearances" of ... Read more...

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Krishna leaves for Pakistan


September 7th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday left for Pakistan on a three-day trip that will see India's concerns on threats of terror emanating from various ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray publicity-hungry: Nitish Kumar


September 2nd, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 2 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Sunday said that Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray is publicity-hungry and has nothing to do with democracy.Reacting to ... Read more...

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54 policemen killed in Karachi in 2012


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 2 (IANS) A total of 54 policemen have become victims of "target killings" here in the Pakistani port city this year, Dawn reported Sunday.In the latest incident ... Read more...

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21 executed in a day in Iraq


August 29th, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 29 (IANS/AKI) Iraq Tuesday carried out 21 executions for terrorism-related crimes, the justice ministry said.There were three women among those executed. Iraq has executed 91 people so far ... Read more...

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Kidnapped Hungarians released in Syria


August 26th, 2012 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Budapest, Aug 26 (IANS) Three Hungarian nationals kidnapped in Syria earlier this month have been released, Hungarian officials said.Janos Hajdu, head of the country's Terrorism Aversion Center, said all three ... Read more...

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Efforts on to revive terrorism in Tripura: Sarkar


August 15th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 15 (IANS) Surrendered militants, separatist outfits and a section of the opposition are conspiring to revive militancy in Tripura, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said Wednesday ."Although the Bangladesh ... Read more...

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Pakistan needs to be strict with terrorists: Kayani (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Pakistan needs stricter laws to deal with terrorism, army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani said in comments published Tuesday.Addressing a parade at the Pakistan Military Academy ... Read more...

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Jundal to be questioned in arms haul case


August 13th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) A Mumbai court Monday sent key 26/11 handler and suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist Abu Jundal to the custody of Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) for questioning in a ... Read more...

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Delaware doctor accused of water-boarding daughter


August 10th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Delaware, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A doctor in Delaware is being accused of waterboarding his 11 year old daughter. The doctor, who has appeared on national television for his research on experiences ... Read more...

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If killer had accomplice, will be punished: US envoy


August 10th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) US Ambassador Nancy Powell has said that if the gunman who killed six people at a gurdwara at Winconsin had an accomplice, he or she ... Read more...

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JetBlue Airways pilot suffers psychotic episode in prison


August 9th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Clayton Osbon, a JetBlue Airways pilot was taken to the court after he was accused of disrupting a flight from New York to Las Vegas which ... Read more...

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Russia, India joint anti-terrorism drills begin Tuesday


August 7th, 2012 - 8:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and India will Tuesday hold an official opening of joint INDRA-2012 anti-terrorism military exercises in the Siberian republic of Buryatia, a spokesperson for Russia's ... Read more...

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Main battle against terror ends: Iraqi PM


August 7th, 2012 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 7 (IANS) Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has said that his country's main battle with terrorism has ended despite some cells of terrorists still being active, Xinhua ... Read more...

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‘Iran, Pakistan can establish peace in the region’


August 5th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Iran and Pakistan could play an important role in establishing peace and stability in the region, a top Pakistani politician has said.Senate chairman Syed Nayyer Hussain ... Read more...

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Russia condemns Iraq violence


July 24th, 2012 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 24 (IANS) Russia has condemned the latest terrorist attacks in Iraq that left at least 80 people as killed, Xinhua reported."Moscow strongly condemns these bloody crimes, expresses condolence ... Read more...

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Punjab arms dealer held for smuggling Chinese pistols


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala (Punjab), July 22 (IANS) An arms dealer was arrested in Punjab's Patiala district Sunday for smuggling expensive Chinese-made prohibited weapons and selling them to customers, police said. Eighteen illegal ... Read more...

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Abu Jundal shunted to police custody till July 31


July 21st, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) A Mumbai court Saturday sent key suspect in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks case Abu Jundal to police custody till July 31, according to an official.Jundal, ... Read more...

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UNSC slams Bulgaria bombing


July 20th, 2012 - 7:01 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 20 (IANS) The UN Security Council (UNSC) Thursday condemned the deadly bombing attack on Israeli tourists in Bulgaria.The Security Council members condemned the terrorist on Israeli tourists ... Read more...

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Two wanted terrorists held in Indonesia


July 13th, 2012 - 8:42 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, July 13 (IANS/AKI) Two alleged members of terror group Jamaah Ansharut Tauhid, who are suspected of being involved in the killing of two police officers last year, have been ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia, Bahrain hold security talks


July 10th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Jeddah, July 9 (IANS/WAM) Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have held talks on security, it was announced Monday.Saudi Interior Minister Prince Ahmad bin Abdulaziz and his visiting Bahraini counterpart Lieutenant General ... Read more...

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Vietnam, Britain hold strategic dialogue


July 6th, 2012 - 4:14 am ICT by IANS
Hanoi, July 6 (IANS) Vietnam and Britain Thursday held their strategic dialogue here, focusing on cooperation in defence, and tackling organised crime and terrorism.Vietnamese Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen ... Read more...

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Terror common threat, don’t play blame game: Pakistan


July 5th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Terrorism is a common threat for both India and Pakistan and a blame game will not help, Pakistan Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani said Thursday.Responding ... Read more...

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Pakistani foreign secretary arrives for talks


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani Tuesday arrived here, saying he has been given the mandate to carry forward the dialogue process with India, and ... Read more...

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Terrorism biggest challenge for Delhi Police, says new chief


June 30th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Terrorism is the biggest challenge for Delhi Police, said new Delhi Police chief Neeraj Kumar Saturday and stressed on the need for better rapport between ... Read more...

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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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Two militant leaders killed in Russia


June 28th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The alleged leaders of two insurgency groups in Russia's Dagestan republic have been eliminated, officials said.The National Anti-Terrorism Committee said Magomed "Al-Bara" Abdusalamov was shot ... Read more...

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Sarabjit’s family elated in Punjab


June 26th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, June 26 (IANS) The family members of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who was convicted and sentenced to death on charges of terrorism in Pakistan, Tuesday said they were happy ... Read more...

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Maharashtra cops questioned on terror suspect’s remand


June 21st, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday asked Maharashtra Police why suspected Indian Mujahideen operative Qateel Mohammed Jaffer Siddiqui, found murdered in Pune jail earlier this month, was ... Read more...

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Obama mourns death of Saudi crown prince


June 17th, 2012 - 7:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 17 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Saturday mourned the death of Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, speaking highly of the prince's role ... Read more...

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Syria denies facing ‘Civil War’


June 14th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syria is not witnessing a "civil war" but a struggle to uproot the "plague of terrorism, abduction and payment of ransoms, aggressions and explosions", the ... Read more...

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Romanian gang attempts to steal a moving lorry


June 12th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bucharest, June 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Romanian law enforcement authorities have filmed incredible footage of a gang’s efforts to rob a truck while it was speeding along a motorway. To undertake the attempted ... Read more...

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Pakistan may launch anti-terror operation


June 8th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 8 (IANS) The Pakistani government may launch a major anti-terror operation in the country after Friday's deadly bus bomb attack, a media report said.Information Minister of Khyber ... Read more...

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China, Afghanistan vow to fight terror


June 8th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 8 (IANS) China and Afghanistan Friday vowed to jointly fight terrorism and organised crime.Both sides expressed "strong rejection" of terrorism and organized crime, a joint statement issued here ... Read more...

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Mira Nair finds India distributor for ‘… Fundamentalist’


June 6th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Mira Nair wasn't sure whether "The Reluctant Fundamentalist", on Islamic fundamentalism with a Pakistani protagonist, would get released in India. But she has now found ... Read more...

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