western interests

‘No security concerns for Ireland tour of Kenya’

January 24th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Jan 24 (IANS) Cricket Kenya has quelled any concerns over the security situation in the country and confirmed that the national team's match against Ireland will go on as ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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...

Posted in World News |

US declares Indian Mujahideen foreign terrorist group

September 16th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) The United States has declared the Indian Mujahideen (IM) terror group with significant links to Pakistan as a global terrorist organization to show solidarity with "a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

LeT poses formidable terrorist threat to India, US

July 1st, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) The US considers Pakistan based terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Taeba (LeT), held responsible for 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, as a formidable terrorist threat to Indian, US, and other ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

ISAF’s counter-insurgency campaign hard to succeed due to Pak sanctuaries: Hague

May 5th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
London, May 5(ANI): The continuing existence of sanctuaries in Pakistan for Afghan insurgents makes it extremely difficult, if not impossible, for the International Security Assistance Force's counter-insurgency campaign to succeed, British ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US officials examining bin Laden’s hard drive obtained during raid

May 4th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): The United States is reportedly examining the electronic data, including computers and thumb drives that their assault team had seized during a 40-minute operation to kill Osama bin ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US intelligence examining bin Laden’s PC, electronic equipment

May 3rd, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): The assault team involved in the killing of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden has reportedly managed to grab personal computers, thumb drives and electronic equipment during their ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Senior al-Qaeda member put ‘jihad over sex’ by taking “impotence” injections

April 27th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): One of al-Qaeda's most senior members held at Guantánamo, who used to directly report to Osama bin Laden, took injections "to promote impotence" to avoid being "distracted" by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan “epicentre of terrorism” in the world, re-iterates Admiral Mullen [Part-2]

January 13th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
The top US military official has time and again warned that Pakistan's tribal region bordering Afghanistan has become the epicentre of terrorism in the world."Taliban have a growing influence in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

UK forms plans for Brit residents’ evacuation from Gulf cities in event of war with Iran

December 29th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 29 (ANI): The British armed forces are reportedly drawing up contingency plans to evacuate thousands of British residents and tourists from Dubai and other Gulf cities over fears of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China, India against trouble on border: daily

December 16th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 16 (IANS) The Sino-Indian border row is real but neither country wants to use "military force", said a Chinese daily, adding the dispute was not the most urgent item ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Terror outfits in Af-Pak border area now seeking global reach: Admiral Mullen

October 3rd, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 3 (ANI): Top US military official Admiral Mike Mullen has again warned that the Afghan-Pak border area remains the 'epicentre of terrorism,' and added that many of the militant outfits ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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...

Posted in South Asia |

India could face another terror attack: US

August 13th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Washington, Aug.13 (ANI): In a "Worldwide Caution" issued Thursday, the US State Department has warned that terrorist groups in South and Central Asia, including in India and Pakistan, may be ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mumbai attacks bared LeT’s global ambitions: US report

August 6th, 2010 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) With the November 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai revealing Lashkar-e-Taeba's (LeT) global ambitions, the Pakistan-based terror outfit remains a serious threat to Western interests too, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

LeT poses common threat to US, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan: US

April 23rd, 2010 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 23 (IANS) The United States says it has stepped up anti-terror cooperation with India, Pakistan and Afghanistan as Pakistan based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), blamed for 26/11 Mumbai attacks, posed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

FBI Director concerned about Al-Qaeda using Pak, Afghanistan as sanctuary

October 2nd, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct. 02 (ANI): Top US security officials have expressed concern over terrorists brewing up plots to attack America from the Pak-Afghan border area."My greatest concern still is the ability of Al ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Zawahiri asks Pakistanis to support insurgents against US ‘crusade’

July 15th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 15 (ANI): In an apparent bid to garner the support of people against the US,Al-Qaeda has asked Pakistani civilians to help insurgents in their battle against the US-led 'crusade'.In a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Al Qaeda leader urges Yemeni tribes to fight government

February 20th, 2009 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Feb 20 (DPA) The leader of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, Nasser al-Wahishi, called on Yemeni tribes Thursday to rebel against the government and to confront security forces pursuing Al ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Primary threat to West comes from Pak trained al Qaeda terrorists: US Report

February 16th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A US intelligence community has warned that the primary threat to Western interests comes from Europe-based extremists affiliated with al Qaeda who return from training in Pakistan ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Yemen’s main oil pipeline blown up

January 30th, 2009 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a (Yemen), Jan 30 (DPA) Unknown attackers blew up Yemen's main oil pipeline that carries crude oil from the north-central province of Marib to a Red Sea export terminal Thursday, but export ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Police open fire at car outside US embassy in Yemen

January 27th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Jan 27 (DPA) Policemen at a barricade outside the US embassy in Sana'a opened fire at a car, but there were no casualties reported, an interior ministry official confirmed."Policemen fired warning ... Read more...

Posted in World |

International cricketers body worried about situation in terror-hit India

December 6th, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec.6 (ANI): The Federation of International Cricketers Association says the terror attacks in Mumbai have turned India into a risky place and it is planning to hold a security summit ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Pakistan needs several years to curb militancy: US

May 25th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) Pakistan needs several years to defeat Al Qaeda-linked terrorists operating in its tribal region along the Afghan border, the Pentagon has warned. This apart, the peace talks between ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

FATA militants pose direct threat to US

May 3rd, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 3 (ANI): The militants hiding in the tribal areas (Federally Administered Tribal Areas) along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border pose a direct threat to the US and other Western nations, and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US cautions citizens visiting Pakistan

January 28th, 2008 - 12:05 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Jan 28 (ANI): The US Government has issued a fresh travel advisory to citizens visiting Pakistan, and asked them to avoid mass gatherings and public transport system there.American citizens (should) avoid ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |