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French killings arrest denied (Second Lead)


March 22nd, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Paris, March 21 (IANS) French Interior Minister Claude Gueant Wednesday denied that a suspect involved in the shooting deaths of several people has been arrested, Xinhua reported.The attacker allegedly shot ... Read more...

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Woman facilitated Karachi navy base attack, say police


December 15th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 15 (IANS) The widow of a Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) member had facilitated the attack on a key Pakistan Navy base in Karachi in May this year, said ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda operations chief killed in Pakistan


September 16th, 2011 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) In what the US officials called a "blow" to the core of Al Qaeda, Abu Hafs al-Shari, identified as the terrorist network's chief of operations ... Read more...

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Pakistan launches military offensive against militants


July 4th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 4 (IANS) Pakistan has launched a military offensive against militants in a valley located in its northwest.The operation was initiated Sunday in Kurram Agency, forcing families to flee ... Read more...

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Did Headley’s information help locate Ilyas Kashmiri?


June 5th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, June 5 (IANS) One compelling possibility that arises in the aftermath of the drone killing of Ilyas Kashmiri is whether key Mumbai terror plotter David Coleman Headley offered actionable ... Read more...

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India’s NDC on terrorist hit list: Headley


May 25th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 25 (IANS) The National Defence College (NDC) in New Delhi, India's premier defence studies institution, is on the terrorist hit-list as 26/11 mastermind Illiyas Kashmiri believes this can ... Read more...

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LeT an enemy of Pakistan: Ghaffar Khan’s grandson


April 21st, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Asfandyar Wali Khan, grandson of legendary Pashtun leader Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan and part of Pakistan's ruling coalition, said Thursday his country should not be ... Read more...

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Musharraf and his men behind Bhutto killing: Pakistani scribe


February 17th, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) All those in the Pakistan establishment led by former president General Pervez Musharraf who feared losing power following the return of Benazir Bhutto wanted ... Read more...

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Frontier writers: Mirroring angst from Af-Pak, Kashmir


January 19th, 2011 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The socio-political ferment in the Pakistan-Afghanistan and Kashmir regions has sown the seed of a very powerful genre of literature, both fiction and non-fiction, that ... Read more...

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Osama’s son-in-law on Interpol’s wanted list


January 12th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Jan 12 (IANS/AKI) Saudi Arabian authorities have handed over a fresh list of 47 wanted terrorists, including Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, to international police agency Interpol.Osama's son-in-law ... Read more...

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US drone strikes kill 51 in Pakistan (Lead)


December 18th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Dec 18 (IANS) At least 51 suspected militants were killed in three US drone strikes in northwestern Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, a media report said Saturday."All three attacks ... Read more...

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51 killed in US drone attacks in Pakistan


December 18th, 2010 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Dec 18 (IANS) At least 51 suspected militants were killed in three US drone strikes within 24 hours in Khyber agency, Pakistan's northwestern tribal area."All three attacks targeted ... Read more...

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Pakistanis affected by drone attacks to file case against US


December 13th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 13 (IANS) A section of Pakistanis who were affected by the drone attacks in the tribal areas have decided to register a police case against the US, a media report ... Read more...

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Pakistani newspapers apologise for publishing ‘fake’ anti-India WikiLeaks cables


December 10th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 10 (ANI): Leading Pakistani newspapers, which had published fake WikiLeaks cables attacking the Indian Army for false propaganda, have acknowledged that their reports were unauthentic.The Express Tribune published an apology ... Read more...

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Pak media publish ‘fake’ WikiLeaks cables attacking India for false propoganda


December 10th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): The whistle blower website WikiLeaks is being exploited for propaganda purposes against India by Pakistani newspapers, which have published fake cables attacking the Indian Army.Citing the WikiLeaks ... Read more...

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Taliban militants planning attack on Karachi arrested


November 30th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) A plan to launch a terror attack on Karachi was foiled Tuesday with the arrest of four Pakistani Taliban militants, police said.Anti-terrorism police from the criminal investigation ... Read more...

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Karachi CID building attack underscores Pak jihadi groups’ capability to “strike at will”


November 12th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 12 (ANI): The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) attack on Karachi's Crime Investigation Department compound not only underscores the ties between jihadi groups in Pakistan's biggest metropolis and Al Qaeda and ... Read more...

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Two policemen die, 12 hurt in Pakistan suicide bomb attack


November 1st, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleen Islamabad, Nov 1 (IANS) Two policemen were killed and 12 others, including 10 policemen, were injured in a suicide bomb attack Monday on a police check-post in northwest ... Read more...

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“Qaeda plotted to take hostages in Mumbai-style ‘Euro Plot’ for release of 9/11 mastermind”


October 29th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Oct 29 (ANI): Al-Qaeda planned to take hostages in its Mumbai-style attacks on Britain, France and Germany in a possible 'Euro Plot' to demand the release of 9/11 terror mastermind ... Read more...

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French Muslims feeling targeted over 26/11 Mumbai-style attack threat in Europe


October 9th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Oct 9(ANI): Many Muslims in France have said that they feel increasingly targeted amid growing concerns of 26/11 Mumbai-style attacks in Europe."Look at what is happening now. There is a security ... Read more...

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Attack on NATO trucks: New group claims responsibility


October 8th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) Claiming responsibility for the attacks on NATO oil tankers, a new terror group has threatened that it would continue with the strikes till the coalition force leaves ... Read more...

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Accomplice of Times Square plotter arrested in Pakistan


September 30th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Pakistani security forces have arrested a man who allegedly helped in the training of Faisal Shahzad, the accused in the failed Times Square bombing case.Faisal ... Read more...

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26/11 Mumbai-style Al-Qaeda threat to Britain ’still active’


September 30th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 30(ANI): The threat of 26/11 Mumbai-style Al-Qaeda attacks across Britain, France and Germany 'is still active', Brit security officials have warned.The warning came after intelligence agencies, including MI6 and ... Read more...

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Pan-Islamists plan protests at ‘American slave’ Musharraf’s rally in Birmingham


September 29th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 29 (ANI): Protesters from all across the United Kingdom are expected to attend a demonstration in Birmingham at a rally organised by former President of Pakistan- Pervez Musharraf- as ... Read more...

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Shut Indian missions in Afghanistan: Pakistan Army chief (Lead)


August 2nd, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 2 (IANS) Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, whose forces sponsor a large-scale guerrilla war through Afghan proxies to keep New Delhi out of Afghanistan, wants ... Read more...

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Pak army chief wants Indian missions in Afghanistan closed


August 2nd, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 2 (IANS) The Pakistan army under General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani is sponsoring a large-scale guerrilla war through Afghan proxies to keep India out of Afghanistan, according to ... Read more...

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Pakistan must act against Haqqani terror network: US


July 24th, 2010 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 24 (IANS) The US has told Pakistan it must ban travel, freeze assets and put an arms embargo against key leaders of Pakistan-based Haqqani Network, identified as ... Read more...

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US sanctions on Taliban, Haqqani Network leaders


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 23 (IANS) The United States has imposed sanctions on three prominent members of the Taliban and its affiliated Pakistan-based Haqqani Network "for supporting acts of terrorism".Those targeted ... Read more...

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Suicide bombing kills 56 in Pakistan, prisoners flee jail (Third Lead)


July 9th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar, July 9 (IANS) At least 56 people were killed and over 70 injured Friday when a suicide bomber triggered a huge explosion outside the civil administrator's office in northwest Pakistan's ... Read more...

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17 die in Pakistan suicide attack, prisoners flee jail (Lead)


July 9th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) At least 17 people were killed and over 40 injured Friday when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside the civil administrator's office in a bustling market ... Read more...

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Terror suspects arrest in Norway shows huge reach of Qaeda-linked groups


July 9th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): The arrest by Norwegian police of an Uzbek, a Uighur, and a Kurdish Iraqi - all described as being linked to Al Qaeda - shows the ability of ... Read more...

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No military operation in Punjab until ’solid and credible’ evidence: Gilani


July 4th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 4 (ANI): Despite terrorists striking at their will in Pakistan's Punjab province, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has ruled out any immediate military operation in the region, saying an ... Read more...

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Pak Govt. remains ambivalent over taking on terror outfits in Punjab


June 23rd, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): Extremists and sectarian organisations are operating freely in Pakistan's Punjab province, however, strangely enough the federal government appears to be reluctant to take action against them, despite ... Read more...

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Military offensive not needed in South Punjab, says IG Pak Punjab


June 23rd, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Multan, June 23 (ANI): Punjab Inspector General of Police Tariq Saleem Dogar has said that there is no need of a military operation in the province as there were no 'no ... Read more...

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Kashmiri Pandits seek refugee status


June 19th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Hundreds of Kashmiri Pandits, along with members of civil society, will hold a protest Sunday on World Refugee Day to demand the government classify them as internally ... Read more...

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