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Haqqani network a terrorist group: US


September 8th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has formally designated the Pakistan-based Haqqani network, a Taliban-affiliated militant group held responsible for the 2008 Indian embassy bombing ... Read more...

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US sanctions eight key figures of LeT


August 31st, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 30 (IANS) The US Thursday imposed sanctions on eight key figures of Lashkar-e Taiba (LeT), a Pakistan-based terrorist group with alleged links to the Taliban, the Haqqani ... Read more...

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Inmates set prison on fire in Turkey


July 15th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, July 15 (IANS) Inmates of a prison in southeastern Turkey set ablaze their jail Sunday morning, local media reported.According to Today's Zaman newspaper website, the incident took place ... Read more...

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Terror attack foiled in Turkey


July 8th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, July 7 (IANS) A major terror attack was foiled Saturday when Turkish security forces seized 150 kg of explosives in the southeastern province of Diyarbakir, Xinhua reported.Security forces found ... Read more...

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Deal with Sri Rama Sene like a terror outfit, says Faleiro


June 25th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 25 (IANS) Sri Rama Sene is a terror organisation and should be dealt with accordingly, said former union minister Eduardo Faleiro Monday."It is a terrorist organisation and it ... Read more...

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Key suspect in Mumbai terror attack held (Second Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Abu Jindal Hamza, an Indian suspected to be involved in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack and a member of the Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorist organisation, ... Read more...

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Key suspect in Mumbai terror attack held (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Abu Jindal Hamza, a key suspect involved inthe 26/11 Mumbai terror attack and a member of the Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorist organisation, has been ... Read more...

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Key suspect in Mumbai terror attack held


June 25th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Abu Hamza, a key suspect involved in Mumbai terror attacks and member of the Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorist organisation, has been arrested, police said Monday.He ... Read more...

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US senator introduces bill to stop Pakistan aid (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) An American lawmaker has introduced a bill in the Senate, seeking to eliminate foreign aid to Pakistan until the conviction of Shakil Afridi, the physician ... Read more...

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Abducted British tourist released in Turkey


June 4th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, June 4 (IANS) A British tourist who was abducted by the outlawed Kurdish Workers Party in Turkey was freed Monday, a media report said.Citing the local Dogan news agency, ... Read more...

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Plot to kill Iranian president foiled in 2007: Tehran Times


May 14th, 2012 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 14 (IANS) Iran's intelligence ministry has said intelligence forces and police foiled a plot by the Jundullah group to assassinate President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in 2007, the Tehran Times ... 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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Seven held in Britain on terror funding charges


May 1st, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) Seven people were arrested Tuesday in Britain on suspicion of being involved in the funding of a terrorist organisation, a media report said.Six men and one ... Read more...

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Assange interviews Hezbollah chief on Russian channel


April 18th, 2012 - 6:42 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange kicked off his new career as an interviewer on a Kremlin-funded TV channel by hosting Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah for a ... Read more...

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Hafiz supporters rant against India


April 7th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 7 (IANS) Members of Pakistan's Jamat-ud-Dawa (JuD) burnt American flags and shouted slogans against India to denounce the US for announcing reward money for their chief Hafiz Saeed's ... Read more...

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US seeks 30-year term for Russian arms dealer


April 3rd, 2012 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US justice department has called for a sentence of 30 years in jail for convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, his lawyer said ... Read more...

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US seeks 30-year term for Russian arms dealer


April 3rd, 2012 - 7:07 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US justice department has called for a sentence of 30 years in jail for convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, his lawyer said ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda plotting cyanide attack for Olympics?


March 26th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) As Britain prepares to host the London Olympics, some fanatics related to the terrorist organisation Al-Qaeda seem to be plotting a deadly cyanide poison attack.Extremists on ... Read more...

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Uzbek terror outfit supporter nabbed in US


March 16th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 45-year-old man has been detained in the US on suspicion of supporting a terrorist group from Uzbekistan.The Philadelphia resident allegedly donated $300 to the ... Read more...

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Moroccan planned to kill 30 in US suicide attack


February 20th, 2012 - 4:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) A 29-year-old Moroccan national detained for trying to attack the US Capitol planned to kill around 30 people in a suicide bombing, sources said.Amine Khalifi considered ... Read more...

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Determined to end Garo terror outfit: Chidambaram


February 19th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 19 (IANS) The government is determined to counter Meghalaya's Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) militant group, union Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Sunday."The numbers are small but ... Read more...

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Meghalaya not to hold talks with terrorist group: Minister


February 7th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 6 (IANS) The Meghalaya government Monday said it will not hold talks with the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), a terrorist group operating in the three impoverished districts ... Read more...

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Garo terrorists treated us well, say released engineers


February 6th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 6 (IANS) The two Meghalaya government engineers who were held hostage by Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) terrorists describe their 11 days in captivity as "fearful", but say ... Read more...

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Abducted Meghalaya engineers freed: Police


February 5th, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 5 (IANS) Two engineers kidnapped by terrorist outfit Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) were released unharmed Saturday after 10 days in captivity, police said.Assistant executive engineer Apus Pothmi ... Read more...

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10 days on, no trace of kidnapped Meghalaya engineers


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 3 (IANS) The whereabouts of two engineers kidnapped by Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels remain unknown, an official said Friday, 10 days after the abduction.On Jan ... Read more...

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Terror threat to Bihar railway station


January 9th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 8 (IANS) Security has been tightened at Bihar's Raxaul railway station and an alert sounded Sunday following a terrorist threat to blast the station premises and target long-distance ... Read more...

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Four separatists jailed for over 50 years in Spain


November 17th, 2011 - 6:30 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 17 (IANS) The Spanish National Court has sentenced four members of a separatist group ETA to jail for over 50 years, Xinhua reported.The Euskadi Ta Azkatasuna, or ETA ... Read more...

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Five jailed by Hague court for helping LTTE


October 22nd, 2011 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 22 (IANS) A court in The Hague Friday sentenced five ethnic Tamils to six years in prison for helping finance the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), EuAsiaNews ... Read more...

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LTTE front groups run weekend schools in Holland: Report


October 4th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 4 (IANS) Front organisations of the vanquished Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) run some 20 schools on Saturdays in the Netherlands, Dutch media reported Tuesday.The revelations were ... Read more...

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Four get death sentence for China terror attacks


September 15th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 15 (IANS) Four people involved in deadly terror attacks in China's Xinjiang Uygur region in July have been sentenced to death, a media report said Thursday.About 20 people ... Read more...

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China says it’s a major contributor to anti-terror


August 25th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 25 (IANS) China said Thursday it has contributed greatly to the global fight against terrorism and urged the international community to fully respect its domestic concerns.Foreign Ministry spokesman ... Read more...

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Mumbai blasts: BJP hits out at government’s ‘policy failure’ (Lead)


July 14th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Thursday slammed the government on the Mumbai blasts, calling it a failure of policy and not just intelligence.While Leader of ... Read more...

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Terror attack failure of policy not intelligence: Advani


July 14th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) The serial blasts in Mumbai were a failure of policy and not just intelligence, veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani said here Thursday. ... Read more...

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Premature to name terror group behind blasts: Home ministry


July 13th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The home ministry Wednesday said it would be premature to name the terrorist group behind the serial blasts in Mumbai that killed at least 10 ... Read more...

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Canada blacklists Pakistan Taliban


July 6th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 6 (IANS) Canada Tuesday blacklisted the Pakistan Taliban as a terrorist organisation.The US had designated the outfit - known as the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) - as a ... Read more...

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