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Libyan Justice Minister Al-Jleil says Gaddafi ordered Lockerbie bombing


February 23rd, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- Libyan Justice Minister Mustafa Mohamed Abud Al Jeleil on Wednesday told a Swedish newspaper that Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi ordered the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, which killed 270 people.Al-Jleil told ... Read more...

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US, UK in crisis talks over man smuggling 80 guns on flights from US


January 25th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.25 (ANI): British and American authorities have reportedly had crisis talks after dozens of handguns were smuggled into the UK on passenger flights from the United States.Serious flaws in trans-atlantic ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda’s 9/11 mastermind killed Daniel Pearl: Report


January 20th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) Khalid Sheik Mohammed, a top Al Qaeda leader and 9/11 attack mastermind, killed US journalist Daniel Pearl and even re-staged the killing by decapitating his victim so that ... Read more...

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Many airport security checks redundant: BA chairman


October 27th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) The "excessive" security at airports that requires passengers to remove their shoes and have their laptops inspected are pointless, the chairman of British Airways has said.Martin Broughton, chairman ... Read more...

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Heathrow denies SRK’s body-scan autograph claim


February 11th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Feb 11 (IANS) Britain's airport authorities have dismissed as "simply not true" claims by Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan that he autographed printouts of his body-scan ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh signs off sexy body-scan printouts at Heathrow


February 6th, 2010 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Feb 6 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan isn't intimidated by the full body-scan machines that have been recently installed at London's airports - in fact, he's ... Read more...

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Britain raises terror attack level


January 23rd, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 23 (IANS) The British government has raised the threat-level of a terrorist strike to "severe" over fears that the Al Qaeda is planning a wave of attacks after a ... Read more...

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Britain suspends flights from Yemen


January 20th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 20 (IANS) Britain Wednesday suspended all direct flights from Yemen. Prime Minister Gordon Brown told parliament the twice-weekly Yemenia Airlines flights have been suspended with immediate effect.Announcing a series of ... Read more...

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H1N1 virus more easily spread during plane travel


January 8th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): In a first of its kind study, researchers at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have predicted that H1N1 flu infections are more easily spread during plane travel. ... Read more...

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Terrorists turning Yemen into another Afghanistan


December 28th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec. 28 (ANI): Yemen is emerging as the most probable and suitable hideout for al Qaeda terrorists after Afghanistan, Fox News has quoted intelligence and security officials, as saying.According to ... Read more...

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Passenger sets off firecracker on transatlantic flight (Lead)


December 26th, 2009 - 6:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 26 (DPA) A passenger set off a firecracker during a transatlantic flight Friday. The incident occurred near the end of a Northwest Airlines flight from Amsterdam to Detroit carrying 278 passengers, ... Read more...

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Depp surprises fans at Glastonbury with guitar skills


June 27th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 27 (ANI): Actor Johnny Depp gave a pleasant surprise to the crowd present at Britain's Glastonbury Festival by showing off his musical skills in a tiny café."Johnny Depp is ... Read more...

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Enrique Iglesias brush with death during a flight


March 18th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias had a brush with death at a recent transatlantic flight when his jet lost an engine, forcing the pilot to make an emergency ... Read more...

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New Yorkers allow loaned Concorde to rot in abandoned airfield


July 9th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 9 (ANI): Fury has erupted over the shabby treatment of the supersonic airliner, Concorde, in New York. The jet, one of 20 Concordes built, had been loaned by British ... Read more...

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