Category archives for: Terrorism

US mulls law to revoke citizenship of terror supporters

US mulls law to revoke citizenship of terror supporters

Washington, May 8 (IANS) Americans like Faisal Shahzad, the Pakistani origin suspect in the failed Times Square bombing, who help terrorists could have their citizenship revoked under a bill introduced this week in Congress.

The proposed Terrorist Expatriation Act would authorise the State Department to revoke citizenship of anyone who supports

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One killed, seven injured in Dagestan blast

One killed, seven injured in Dagestan blast

Moscow, May 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least one person was killed and seven people were injured in a blast that ripped through a railway station in Derbent town in the Russian North Caucasus republic of Dagestan Friday night, a police source said.

'According to the latest information, the number of wounded

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Pakistan still sees India as major threat, says top US general

Pakistan still sees India as major threat, says top US general

Washington, May 8 (IANS) Pakistan still sees India as its major thereat even as it has stepped up action against militants realising the 'very existential threat' posed by the Pakistani Taliban and some of its allies, according to a top US general.

'India is still seen as the major state-based threat,'

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US does not rule out Headley-Shahzad connection

US does not rule out Headley-Shahzad connection

Washington, May 8 (IANS) The United States has not ruled out a connection between two Pakistani Americans, key Mumbai terror plotter David Coleman Headley and failed Times square bombing suspect Faisal Shahzad, as it probes all angles of the case.

'Well, it could be - there have been multiple plots that

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Pakistan warned of ‘severe consequences’ of terror attacks from its soil

Pakistan warned of ‘severe consequences’ of terror attacks from its soil

Washington, May 8 (IANS) The United States has finally warned Pakistan that if a terror operation like the Times Square bombing attempt were to be successful and traced back to the country, 'there would be very severe consequences'.

The blunt warning came from Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton who acknowledged

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Suspicious package found in Times Square not dangerous

Suspicious package found in Times Square not dangerous

New York, May 8 (IANS) A suspicious package that forced evacuation of the Times Square Friday, has been found 'not dangerous' and the area has been reopened for traffic.

'The suspicious package is not dangerous', a New York City police spokesman was quoted as saying Friday by Xinhua.

Police said the package

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Times Square evacuated after suspicious package found

Times Square evacuated after suspicious package found

New York, May 7 (IANS) New York's Times Square was evacuated Friday after a suspicious package was found near the Marriott Marquis Hotel, police told CNN.

The package was found near 45th Street and Broadway, officials said.

The evacuation comes six days after the failed bombing in Times Square for which Pakistani-origin

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Two ULFA rebels surrender before BSF

Two ULFA rebels surrender before BSF

Shillong, May 7 (IANS) Two rebels of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) Friday surrendered before the Border Security Force (BSF) authorities in Meghalaya, an official said.

Madhav Bora, 36, and Abhijay Mising, 20, who underwent guerrilla warfare training in Myanmar, were members of the ULFA 28th battalion -

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Maoist arrested in Uttar Pradesh

Maoist arrested in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow, May 7 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Police Friday claimed to have arrested a Maoist who they said operated in various states.

Raju, 35, was nabbed from a forest area in Maoist-infested Sonbhadra district, some 300 km from Lucknow.

'Raju had links with the gang of dreaded Munna Vishwakarma and operated in

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Kasab to be kept in Arthur Road prison

Kasab to be kept in Arthur Road prison

Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Pakistani terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab, now waiting for the gallows, will continue to be lodged at the high security Arthur Road Central Jail in south Mumbai, officials said Friday.

Kasab, who was awarded the death penalty for his role in the 26/11 terror attack, will continue

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