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Pakistani Taliban leader possibly killed in U.S. drone strike


January 16th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- The top leader of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), which is better known as the Pakistani Taliban, is believed to have been killed in a U.S. drone strike ... Read more...

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US declines apology for NATO strikes; McCain blames ISI


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) Even as US-Pakistan ties have touched a new low over the NATO airstrikes that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers, a senior Republican leader again ... Read more...

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China legally defines terrorist acts, organisations


October 30th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 29 (IANS) China's top legislature Saturday adopted an anti-terror bill which makes clear definitions of terrorist acts and organisations, paving the way for the country to crack down ... Read more...

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NATO-led air strike kills senior Haqqani leader in eastern Afghanistan


October 6th, 2011 - 1:32 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- An airstrike carried out by coalition forces in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday killed a senior Haqqani leader and two of his associates, the NATO-led International Security Assistance ... Read more...

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U.S. government adds Indian Mujahideen to terror blacklist


September 16th, 2011 - 1:36 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. government on Thursday said it has added the Indian Mujahideen (IM) to its official blacklist of a foreign terrorist organizations, the U.S. State Department said.Little ... Read more...

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U.S. drone strikes kill 21 in North Waziristan


August 10th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by BNO News
MIRANSHAH, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. drone strikes early Wednesday morning killed at least 21 people in Pakistan's volatile North Waziristan area, local media reported.The air strikes were launched at around 2:20 ... Read more...

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Rana cleared in Mumbai attack, held guilty of aiding terror groups (Lead)


June 10th, 2011 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, June 10 (IANS) A US Federal jury has cleared Pakistan-born Canadian businessman Tahawwur Rana in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, but found him guilty on charges of supporting terrorist ... Read more...

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Rana found guilty of aiding terror outfits, cleared in Mumbai attack


June 10th, 2011 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, June 10 (IANS) A US Federal jury has found Pakistani Canadian businessman Tahawwur Rana guilty on two of three charges, but cleared him of the charge of helping plot ... Read more...

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8 killed, 15 injured in shooting attack in western Pakistan


May 7th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by BNO News
QUETTA, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Unknown gunmen on Friday opened fire on a group of people, killing 8 and injuring at least 15 others in Baluchistan province, western Pakistan, the APP news ... Read more...

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US will not release Osama Bin Laden death photos: Obama


May 5th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has blocked the release of pictures of Osama bin Laden's body, expressing concern that they might incite extremists to retaliate.He said that US ... Read more...

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US pressing Pakistan to take increased action against LeT, other terror groups


April 16th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16(ANI): Pakistan is still being used as a base for terrorist organisations operating in the Af-Pak region, and the United States continues to press the Asian nation for increased ... Read more...

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Militants kill 8 and kidnap several others in northwest Pakistan


March 25th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Pakistani militants attacked a convoy carrying Shia Muslims, killing eight and kidnapping several others in the northwestern part of the country, local media reported Friday.The incident occurred ... Read more...

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Pakistan fomenting terrorism in Kashmir: India


March 16th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) India Wednesday reiterated that Pakistan was fomenting terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir through the "undiminished activities of terrorist organizations" operating "from its territory"."The continued infiltrations ... Read more...

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Israel Navy intercepts vessel smuggling illegal Iranian arms


March 16th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 16 (ANI): The Government of Israel has confirmed intercepting and searching a merchant ship in which its naval forces discovered a cache of illegal Iranian arms intended for the ... Read more...

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At least five killed in U.S. drone attack in North Waziristan


February 25th, 2011 - 3:24 am ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD (BNO NEWS) -- At least five militants were killed on Thursday in a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan's tribal region of North Waziristan, officials say.Local administration officials said the foreigners were ... 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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U.S. missile strikes kill five militants in northeastern Pakistan


January 8th, 2011 - 2:00 am ICT by BNO News
MIRANSHAH (BNO NEWS) -- At least five suspected militants were killed on Friday after a series of U.S. missile strikes in the tribal region of northeastern Pakistan, Ary News television reported.One of ... Read more...

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Maryland Explosion Keeps Govt. Mailrooms Closed


January 7th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Maryland witnessed one of the scariest incidents right in the beginning of the year, as two packets, as small as a book, exploded within a short ... Read more...

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U.S. drone strikes kill 17 people in Pakistan’s North Waziristan


December 28th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by BNO News
MIRANSHAH, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Three U.S. drone attacks killed at least 17 people in Pakistan's tribal region near the Afghan border on Tuesday, police said.The first attack hit a compound in ... Read more...

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US freezes assets of three Pakistani terrorists


December 3rd, 2010 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) The United States has slapped sanctions against three of Pakistan's most wanted terrorists associated with Lashkar-e Jhangvi (LJ) and Jaish-e Mohammed (JEM) held responsible for deadly ... Read more...

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Minister Commits Blunder By Carrying Liquids To Airport


November 8th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 8, 2010 (Pen Men At Work): Baroness Neville-Jones, the security minister of Britain suffered an embarrassing moment at the airport when she was asked to remove liquids that she was carrying ... Read more...

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US slaps sanctions on terrorist groups behind Mumbai attacks ahead of Obama visit


November 5th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5(ANI): The United States has imposed sanctions on two Pakistan-based terrorist organizations responsible for the 2008 and 2006 attacks in Mumbai.The Treasury Department said that it targeted the financial and ... Read more...

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U.S. announces $60 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia


October 21st, 2010 - 1:06 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Defense Department on Wednesday notified the U.S. Congress that it intends to sell around $60 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia.The sale is allegedly ... Read more...

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Pakistan-Afghanistan border is ‘epicentre of terrorism’: US


October 2nd, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) The United States is focused on Afghanistan and Pakistan as their border area has become the "epicentre of terrorism in the world" with several terror groups developing ... Read more...

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FBI fears Jihadis may attack in retaliation at Koran burning event on Sept 11


September 9th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): The FBI has expressed concerns that Islamic extremists might attack and "attempt to harm" the people at the 'International Burn a Koran Day' event this Saturday, planned by ... Read more...

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India is one of the most terrorism-afflicted nations: US report


August 6th, 2010 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) India remains one of the most terrorism-afflicted nations, facing as it does persistent and significant external threats from groups like Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammad in ... Read more...

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LeT, Al Qaeda connection posing global threat: US


August 6th, 2010 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) Calling Al Qaeda's core in Pakistan as the most formidable terrorist organization targeting it, the US says the outfit's connection with Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) was turning the ... Read more...

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India faces significant threats from Pakistani terror groups: US


August 6th, 2010 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) Facing persistent and significant external threats from groups including Pakistan based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammad, and Harakat-ul-Jihad-i-Islami-Bangladesh, India remains one of the most terrorism afflicted ... Read more...

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Shaker Masri: Chicago Man Linked to Al Qaeda Terror Plot


August 5th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man in Chicago, Illinois has been charged by federal prosecutors for allegedly trying to provide support for two known terrorist organizations known as Al Qaeda and Al ... Read more...

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US Cyber Team Hackers Come Out Of Veil Of Obscurity


August 3rd, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development an US cyber team that was engaged in tracking down malicious hackers unveiled the cloak of secrecy for acquiring hackers at a ... Read more...

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US military chief fears another 26/11 on India


July 22nd, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 22 (IANS) The US' top military official fears a possible repeat of a Mumbai type terror attack on India by Pakistan based terror outfits to provoke another conflict ... Read more...

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Afghanistan must cut off links with terrorism, give up violence: Krishna


July 20th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, July 20 (ANI): Visiting Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna on Tuesday called on the Afghanistan Government to take steps to cut off links with terrorists and give up violence to ... Read more...

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Will move against 26/11 terrorists with full force: Pakistan


June 26th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) Pakistan Saturday assured India that it will move with "full force" against terrorists behind the 26/11 Mumbai carnage and asked New Delhi to join hands to defeat ... Read more...

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Pak origin American gets 15 yr term for logistical support to Al-Qaeda


June 10th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jun.10 (ANI): A local court here has sentenced a US civilian of Pakistani origin to 15-years of imprisonment for providing logistical support to Al-Qaeda.According to a statement released by the ... Read more...

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3 Arrests Made By FBI Agents In Connection To The Times Square Bomb Plot


May 14th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New York, May 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Faisal Shahzad may have been arrested as a suspect in the Times Square incident that took place two weeks before at Times Square. However ... Read more...

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