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Ignoring Pakistan, US defends drone strikes


May 1st, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) As the United States resumed drone strikes inside Pakistan ignoring Islamabad's warnings, President Barack Obama's top counterterrorism adviser defended the use of armed unmanned aircraft ... Read more...

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Zardari visit ‘very constructive’; Saeed bounty shldn’t impact: US


April 6th, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) Asserting that the $10 million bounty for the conviction of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Saeed was not related to US-Pakistan relations, Washington hoped the announcement will ... Read more...

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Chinese terrorist gets death sentence


March 28th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) The ringleader of a Chinese terrorist group has been sentenced to death, China Daily reported Wednesday.Abdukerim Mamut was found guilty of running a terrorist group, leading ... Read more...

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IM operative linked to Jama Masjid blast nabbed: Police


February 3rd, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) A suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist believed to be involved in the Jama Masjid blast was arrested in Bihar, police said Friday."The suspected terrorist is identified ... Read more...

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US working to contain LeT in South Asia


November 15th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) The United States is working to contain Lashkar-e-Taiba (leT), the Pakistani-based terrorist organization held responsible for the Nov 2008 Mumbai attacks, in South Asia, according to ... Read more...

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Haqqanis did not exist during my reign: Musharraf


October 7th, 2011 - 4:48 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has said that the militant Haqqani network did not exist during his rule.It is the duty of the government to ... Read more...

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LeT is a threat to US too, says official (Lead)


June 3rd, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) The Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist group, blamed for the Mumbai attack of 2008, could pose a threat to the US too, a top American official has ... Read more...

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‘LeT a threat both to India, US’


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) Likening Pakistan-based terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), blamed for the 2008 Mumbai attacks, to Al Qaeda, a top US official has said besides India it could also ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda had been one of most lethal organisations under bin-Laden: Study


May 4th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Al-Qaeda, under the leadership of Osama bin-Laden, had been one of the most lethal terrorist organisations in the world, as it was responsible for over 10,000 deaths and ... Read more...

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Obama: Al-Qaeda leader Bin Laden killed in Pakistan


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:42 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- In a historic announcement, U.S. President Barack Obama on late Sunday evening announced that al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed in a U.S. operation ... Read more...

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Israel calls Palestinian deal a ‘fatal mistake’


April 29th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Tel Aviv (Israel), Apr. 29 (ANI): The long-awaited reconciliation deal between two Palestinian factions has been described by Israeli President Shimon Peres as a "fatal mistake" that will destroy any hopes of ... Read more...

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NATO airstrike in northeast Afghanistan kills major al-Qaeda figure


April 26th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A major al-Qaeda figure was killed in an airstrike in northeastern Afghanistan earlier this month, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) confirmed on Tuesday.Al-Qaida senior leader Abu ... Read more...

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Rana denies ‘knowing involvement’ of ISI in 26/11 strike


April 14th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, April 14 (IANS) Lawyers of Pakistani Canadian terror suspect Tahawwur Hussain Rana have denied his "knowing involvement" of the Pakistani government and its spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) in ... Read more...

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Pakistani American jailed for 23 years for terror plot


April 12th, 2011 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 12 (IANS) A Pakistani American accused of helping what he thought was an attempt to bomb Metro stations in the Washington area last year has been sentenced to ... Read more...

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Terrorist tag for Punjab Police demanded after turban incident


March 30th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 30 (IANS) A Sikh advocacy group has urged the US and Canada to declare Punjab Police a 'terrorist organization' after its treatment of protesting pharmacists in Mohali ... Read more...

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Canadian Muslim charged with helping conspirers in 2009 New York bomb plot


March 16th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 16 (ANI): A federal court in Brooklyn has charged a Canadian Ferid Imam on 10 counts, including helping Najibullah Zazi and others travel to Pakistan for attaining terrorist training ... Read more...

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Geelani asked to meet Delhi Police in hawala case


February 21st, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Delhi Police Special Cell sleuths have asked Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani to indicate a date when he could meet an investigating officer in connection ... Read more...

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Slain LTTE leader Prabhakaran’s mother passes away in Sri Lanka


February 20th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Jaffna (Sri Lanka), Feb 20(ANI): The mother of V. Prabhakaran, the founder and leader of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), passed away in a Jaffna hospital on Sunday morning.According to the ... Read more...

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Chargesheet filed against 19 UNLF members for sedition


February 16th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a charge-sheet against 19 members of the banned terrorist organisation the United National Liberation Front (UNLF) of Manipur.According to an ... Read more...

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Three Moroccans arrested on terrorism charges in southern Italy


February 1st, 2011 - 3:03 am ICT by BNO News
CATANZARO, ITALY (BNO NEWS) -- Three Moroccans on Monday were arrested for alleged involvement in training terrorists in southern Italy, the ANSA news agency reported.Three citizens of Morocco, including a Muslim cleric, ... Read more...

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Soldiers open fire at Arab-Israeli man in West Bank checkpoint


January 21st, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by BNO News
JERUSALEM (BNO NEWS) -- Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers on Thursday night opened fire at an Arab-Israeli man in a West Bank checkpoint critically injuring him, the Jerusalem Post reported on Friday.The ... Read more...

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Iran executes PMOI party member over ‘enemy of God’ charges


December 28th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Dec 28 (ANI): Iran has reportedly executed Ali Saremi, a member of the People's Mojahedin of Iran (PMOI) party on Tuesday morning over a Mohareb (an enemy of God) charges.According ... Read more...

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Canada lists Yemen-based al-Qaeda group as terrorist organization


December 24th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa (Canada), Dec. 24 (ANI): The Canadian Government has formally designated a Yemen-based al Qaeda group as a terrorist organization, and banned its entry into Canada.According to the Globe and Mail, the ... Read more...

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Indian-origin Dr. Mohamed Haneef eyeing huge payout from Oz govt. over 2007 ordeal


December 18th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 18(ANI): Mohamed Haneef, the Indian-origin doctor who was arrested over suspicion of involvement in the 2007 Glasgow International Airport terrorist attack, is seeking "significant" compensation from the Australian government.According to ... Read more...

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Ahead of Manmohan Singh’s visit, two suspect Sikh extremists arrested in Germany


December 10th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Dec.10 (ANI): Two men have been arrested in Germany on suspicion of supplying weapons to a Sikh separatist group, just days before Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's visit to ... Read more...

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Americans see Al-Qaeda as greatest security threat, North Korea next: Poll


December 9th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9(ANI): A new poll has found that nearly two-thirds of Americans consider Al-Qaeda as a greater security threat to the United States, than North Korea or Iran.When asked in recent ... Read more...

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Spanish police arrest Pakistanis ‘linked to 26/11 Mumbai attacks’


December 1st, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1(ANI): Spanish police have reportedly arrested at least seven Pakistanis suspected of links to those responsible for the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks.According to the Telegraph, anti-terrorist officers detained the suspects ... 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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Musharraf shocker: says swift action against ‘popular’ terror outfit LeT will ‘capsize’ Pak


November 11th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has called for only "gradual action" against militant groups including the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), saying that they enjoyed sympathy for fighting the Indian Army ... Read more...

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Pak-based Lashkar-e-Tayyaba splits to form deadly Punjabi Taliban in Afghanistan


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 2(ANI): Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Tayyaba (LeT) has split to form a new and more sophisticated Punjabi Taliban in Afghanistan's Kunar province, NATO and ISAF command in Afghanistan have confirmed.According to ... Read more...

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Brit police in training for ‘26/11 Mumbai-style’ gun attacks


October 26th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26(ANI): British security chiefs have ordered an acceleration in police training to prepare for any future '26/11 Mumbai-style' gun attacks in the country.According to the BBC, a series of ... Read more...

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Man who tried selling arms to LTTE convicted in US


October 21st, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) A Singapore man who tried to sell arms to the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) has been convicted by a court in the US.A Baltimore federal court ... Read more...

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German terrorist killed in US drone strike in Pak linked to 9/11 plot


October 16th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): A German terrorist killed in a US drone missile last week in Pakistan was in contact with 9/11 collaborators just days before the 2001 attacks on the World ... Read more...

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20 Britons training in Pak to launch 26/11 Mumbai-style attacks in UK


September 30th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 30(ANI): At least 20 Brit Muslims are reportedly undergoing terrorist training in Pakistan to launch 26/11 Mumbai-style shootings and suicide attacks in the United Kingdom.According to the Telegraph, the ... Read more...

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Police Reveal Eiffel Tower Bomb Scare Was A False Alarm


September 15th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Police reported that the bomb scare that caused them to evacuate Paris' most renowned tourist spot on Tuesday. Eiffel Tower, one of the world's best recognized ... Read more...

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