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India terror attacks

Pakistan targets suspected Mumbai attackers

Pakistani troops seized a camp used by the extremist group blamed in the Mumbai attacks and arrested more than 12 people, militants and a security official said Monday. Full story


Mumbai attacked, tourists targeted

Shootings and explosions that apparently targeted tourists occurred in at least eight spots in Mumbai, killing at least 80 people and wounding hundreds.


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U.S. official:Mumbai attackers have links in Pakistan

2009-01-05 18:54:01 GMT Xinhua English ISLAMABAD, Jan. 5 (Xinhua) -- U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Richard Boucher claimed Monday that the Mumbai attackers had links in Pakistan.

Mumbai's targeted hotels reopen partly

2008-12-22 00:44:32 GMT China Daily A Hindu priest chanted prayers and a Muslim cleric read from the Quran as the Trident Hotel at the Oberoi complex reopened amid tight security on Sunday, three weeks after it was targeted in a militant rampage.

India gives info tying Mumbai gunmen to Pakistan

2008-12-10 05:40:57 GMT SINA.com

Photos of Mumbai gunmen released; hometowns in Pakistan

2008-12-10 00:36:45 GMT SINA.com MUMBAI, India – Police released names and photographs of suspected Islamic militants who staged the bloody three-day siege of Mumbai and said they uncovered new details about the gunmen — including hometowns in Pakistan.

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Rice in Pakistan to reduce tensions

2008-12-05 04:12:27 GMT Reuters U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice headed to Pakistan as part of the second leg of a South Asia trip in an effort to reduce tensions after attacks on Mumbai.

Mumbai carnage: India's 9/11?

2008-12-04 05:59:24 GMT Reuters The attacks in Mumbai, India raise questions about whether India is facing its own 9/11 that could dangerously exacerbate tensions, as US Secretary Rice offers support and urges caution.

Mumbai terror caught on CCTV

2008-12-03 04:15:28 GMT Reuters CCTV footage shows panic at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji station as attackers open fire on travelers.

Indian stars hold Mumbai vigil

2008-12-02 03:40:09 GMT Reuters A coterie of Indian intellectuals and celebrities have held a candlelight vigil in Kolkata city for the victims of the Mumbai attacks.



Mumbai's CST railway station returns to normal

2008-12-02 02:55:38 GMT Xinhua English As the landmark building in Mumbai, the order of the CST railway station has returned to normal after terror attacks.

Bush reiterates support for India in fight against terrorism

2008-12-01 03:20:19 GMT Xinhua English WASHINGTON, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President George W. Bush called Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday, pledging to support India's efforts to hunt for plotters of Mumbai terrorist attacks, U.S. National Security Council spokesman Gordon Johndroe said in a statement.

Israeli PM condemns Mumbai attack as reminiscent of worst moments

2008-11-30 19:41:50 GMT Xinhua English JERUSALEM, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) -- Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Sunday harshly condemned the terrorist attacks in India's Mumbai, saying that it was a "terrible act" that takes Jews back to the worst moments in their history.

Australian PM calls for calm between India and Pakistan

2008-11-30 08:52:52 GMT xinhuanet CANBERRA, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) -- Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd on Sunday urged calm between India and Pakistan following the terrorist attacks in Mumbai which killed at least 195 people and caused strain relations between the two neighboring countries.



Five lessons from Mumbai

2008-12-02 08:55:31 GMT Forbes Taking stock, after the mayhem.

Singh's three-pronged war

2008-12-02 08:50:16 GMT Forbes The Indian prime minister's in-tray is overflowing now that he has taken over the running of the economy with an election just months away.

News Analysis: Mumbai attacks reveal deep-rooted conflicts in India

2008-11-30 16:42:20 GMT Xinhua English NEW DELHI, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) -- The terrorist attacks in India's financial capital Mumbai starting Wednesday night have shocked the world with their brazenness and brutality. The attacks have added to a mounting sense of insecurity in the city and people are still struggling to come to terms with the fallout from the three-day rampage.

White Tigers say "Pay Attention to Me India"

2008-11-27 09:02:08 GMT SINA.com His was one of the first faces to emerge out of the scenes of burning hotels, shattered glass and uniformed police in Mumbai.