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Despite sanctions and pressure, India set to do more busines with Iran (Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) In spite of sanctions by the US and the European Union and Israel linking Tehran to the attack on an Israeli embassy car here, ... Read more...

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Unfazed by US, India to step up ties with Tehran


February 14th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Unfazed by US sanctions and Israel linking Tehran to the attack on an Israeli embassy car here, India is set to ramp up its ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda training snipers to attack British, US troops


December 2nd, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) Terror outfit Al Qaeda is now training a group of snipers for a new wave of attacks on British and US troops in Afghanistan, a ... Read more...

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More army soldiers reach Bastar for training


November 4th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 4 (IANS) The Maoists, who have virtually commandeered the jungles in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region since the late 1980s will feel the pressure as over 2,500 army soldiers ... Read more...

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Were Mumbai bombings a ‘dry run’ for something bigger?


July 16th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Were the triple bombings in Mumbai a "trial" or a "dry run" for something bigger? A leading security expert suggests so, basing his theory on a ... Read more...

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LeT can’t replace Al Qaeda, but can threaten US, says expert


May 4th, 2011 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) While Pakistani terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), blamed for the Mumbai terror attacks, is unlikely to replace Al Qaeda at the forefront of global jihad, it has ... Read more...

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Northeast terror not Delhi’s priority: WikiLeaks


December 18th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/London, Dec 18 (IANS) Terror activities in India's northeast are not a priority for the government as civilian deaths due to terrorism in the region have fallen in recent years, says ... Read more...

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Qaeda wants to ‘haemorrhage’ aviation industry by planting more bombs on planes


November 29th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.29 (ANI): Al-Qaeda terrorists have announced that they are training a new generation of bomb makers to target planes.A group operating out of terrorism hotbed Yemen claims it wants to cause ... Read more...

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Jihadist takeover in Pakistan “a real possibility”: Terrorism expert


November 13th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Nov 13 (ANI): Pakistan is a highly volatile and combustible country right now, and is at a risk of having a coup from inside the military by jihadist sympathizers, a ... Read more...

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Pak wants to control Afghan govt or West’s reconciliation process with Taliban: Riedel


November 13th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Nov 13 (ANI): Pakistan does not want direct negotiations between the Taliban and the Afghan government or the West, as it wants the process to be under its control, a ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda tried to use explosives-filled dogs to down U.S. cargo plane


November 6th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- Al-Qaeda militants have allegedly tried to use two dogs, filled with explosives, in an attempt to down a U.S. cargo plane in 2008, according to Britain's The Sun ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda tried to blow up US plane by using dogs


November 6th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 6 (IANS) Al Qaeda militants tried to blow up a US plane by using dogs stuffed with bombs, a media report said Saturday.Two Bulldogs stuffed with bombs and detonators ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda using dogs as bombs to bring down aircrafts


November 6th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 6 (ANI): Al Qaeda terrorists tried to bring down a US cargo plane by stuffing dogs with bombs.US officers at Baghdad airport found two animals, stuffed with bombs and ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda bombs too sophisticated to be detected by x-rays, says Brit counter-terrorism expert


November 1st, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): A senior British counter-terrorism official has said that the al-Qaida bomb inside a computer printer discovered at East Midlands airport on Friday, was too sophisticated to be detected ... Read more...

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Failure to find bomb at East Midlands airport a “weakness”, says counter-terrorism expert


November 1st, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): Lord Carlile, the independent reviewer of counter-terrorism laws has said that the initial failure to find the bomb on a plane at East Midlands airport was a "weakness"."The ... Read more...

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North Africa at risk of being overrun by al-Qaeda


October 22nd, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 22 (ANI): Al-Qaeda is poised to overrun five states in North Africa and the Middle East, creating terrorist safe havens from which the network can launch attack on the West, ... Read more...

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Now, Pakistan sending inspection team to Delhi over CWG security fears


September 22nd, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 22 (ANI): In the wake of security concerns over the Commonwealth Games being organised in New Delhi, Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) President Arif Hasan has announced that a senior police ... Read more...

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80% probability of terror attack on Delhi CWG, finds new security assessment report


September 19th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept 19 (ANI): A new security risk assessment report has indicated that there is an eighty per cent chance that the Delhi Commonwealth Games (CWG), beginning on October 3, will come ... Read more...

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US general backs report saying Afghan withdrawal date ‘emboldens’ Taliban


September 4th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 4 (ANI): An influential American general Jack Keane, has endorsed a report entitled 'Succeeding in Afghanistan' that criticises US President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron's decision ... Read more...

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Afghan withdrawal date ‘emboldens’ Taliban


September 4th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) A report, endorsed by an American defence expert and retired general, has claimed that the US and Britain's decision to set a troops withdrawal date for Afghanistan ... Read more...

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For Americans, al-Qaeda fighters in Afghanistan just an afterthought


August 23rd, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug. 23 (ANI): Although American officials have often said that al-Qaeda is a marginal player on the Afghan battlefield, an analysis of 76,000 classified military reports posted by WikiLeaks underscores ... Read more...

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Maoist truce offer is an eyewash, say experts


August 18th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 18 (IANS) Top Maoist leader Kishanji's offer of a truce was nothing but an "eyewash", security experts said here Wednesday, stressing that the government should not fall in the "talks ... Read more...

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Tamil Tigers’ entry into Canada feared


August 12th, 2010 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Aug 11 (IANS) A ship carrying over 250 Sri Lankan Tamils, reportedly including members of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Ealam (LTTE), is set to enter Vancouver, authorities said Wednesday. Since the ... Read more...

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ISI-backed LeT establishing junction in Bangladesh to launch attacks on India


August 6th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.6 (ANI): The arrest of three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operatives from a madrassa in Chittagong, one of Bangladesh's largest cities, in November last year, has underlined the expanding reach of the Pakistan ... Read more...

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Islamic extremist chosen to head police-Muslim forum


July 25th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): An Islamic extremist, who has described al-Qaeda as a "myth" and justified the killing of British troops in Iraq, has been chosen to head the Muslim Safety Forum ... Read more...

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Hard for US to avoid “inevitable pressure” to target Pak in case of new terror attack


May 26th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): The United States has given a blunt message to Pakistan that it would be under "inevitable pressure" to take immediate and stern action if a successful terror ... Read more...

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Lethal “electronic Pearl Harbour” cyber-attack could cripple US in 15 minutes: Experts


May 8th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 8 (ANI): A former White House counter-terrorism adviser has warned that a possible cyber attack could bring the US to its knees causing death and destruction in less than 15 ... Read more...

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Evidence of Pak Taliban role in Times Square foiled plot mounting: US


May 6th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): After two days of intense questioning of Times Square bombing suspect, Faisal Shahzad, American officials are more or less convinced about the Pakistani Taliban inspiring and training ... Read more...

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‘Taliban’s suicide-bomb trainer tutored NYK bombing suspect’


May 6th, 2010 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) Times Square bombing's Pakistan-born suspect Faisal Shahzad received instruction from the Pakistan Taliban's suicide-bomb trainer, the Wall Street Journal reported citing a senior Pakistani official If verified the ... Read more...

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When reel life agent Kiefer Sutherland met a real CIA agent


May 5th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 5 (ANI): '24' star Kiefer Sutherland went red in the face after he met a real life terrorism expert during a skiing trip.The English-born actor had to share a ski ... Read more...

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Counter-terrorism experts say Jihad Jane represents a threat from online ‘jihobbyists’


March 20th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.20 (ANI): Counter terrorism experts have expressed the view that people like Colleen LaRose, who is known by her online moniker as `Jihad Jane' are essentially 'Jihobbyists' or people drawn to ... Read more...

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‘Headley’s plea bargain is a chance lost for India’


March 19th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The government may maintain that David Coleman Headley's plea bargain is not a setback, but security experts believe that Indian investigators have lost the ... Read more...

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Now, Indians may face brunt of new `harassing’ Oz anti-terror laws on arrival


February 23rd, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra (Australia), Feb.23 (ANI): Indians and other foreign travellers may now think twice about travelling, visiting or staying in Australia after that country's government introduced new anti-terrorism measures in White paper ... Read more...

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Australia must heed threats on sportspersons in India: Terrorism expert


February 18th, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.18 (ANI): A leading Australian terrorism expert has warned his government to take the reported threat by al-Qaeda's 313 Brigade against Australian and international sportsmen visiting India for the hockey ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Taliban turned innocent kids into suicide bombers by promising them virgins in heaven


January 10th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Jan. 10 (ANI): Pak-Taliban lured innocent and poor children into becoming suicide bombers by promising them that beautiful landscape and virgin women await them in heaven."When we got to this ... Read more...

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