Failed NY bomber gets life

2010-10-05 16:40

A Pakistani-born US citizen who tried to set off a car bomb in New York's Times Square has been sentenced to life in prison.

Detainees proud of car bomb plot

2010-05-22 21:01

Two men detained in Pakistan for alleged links to the attempted Times Square bombing have admitted playing a role in the botched attack and are reportedly unrepentant.

Three held in NY car bomb swoop

2010-05-13 20:36

Three people are in federal custody after search warrants were issued in multiple locations in the Northeast in connection with the Times Square bomb investigation.

NY bomb: Pressure on Pakistan

2010-05-11 11:04

US claims that the Pakistani Taliban were behind the failed car bombing in Times Square add to pressure on Pakistan's government to attack militant North Waziristan.

NY bomber lost get-away car keys

2010-05-06 19:16

The Times Square 'bomber' last week made a dry run and left a getaway car, but his preparations collapsed when he forgot to take the second vehicle's key.

Seattle airport evacuated

2010-05-06 16:25

A non-public area of Seattle's international airport in the US has been evacuated after it was noticed that smoke was coming from a bag.

US: Airlines to enforce 'no-fly' list

2010-05-05 20:24

The Obama administration has ordered airlines to step up their efforts to prevent people on the "no-fly" list from boarding flights.

NY security toughens

2010-05-05 11:02

New Yorkers face tougher, more visible security measures as the arrest of a Pakistani-American in connection with the Times Square bomb plot keeps the city on edge.

'Ring of steel' to protect NY

2010-05-04 21:18

New York officials say they could stop attacks, like the attempted Times Square car bomb, by expanding a controversial surveillance system that is so sensitive it will pick up even suspicious behaviour.

NY bomb suspect held in Pakistan

2010-05-04 19:22

Pakistan intelligence officials say at least one man has been detained in the southern city of Karachi in connection with the Times Square bombing attempt.

NY bomb: Pakistani in custody

2010-05-04 09:24

A Pakistani man believed to be the driver of a sport utility vehicle used as a car bomb in a failed terror attack on Times Square has been taken into custody, an official says.

NY bomb: Suspects tracked

2010-05-03 10:38

New York police are looking for suspects behind an attempted car bombing of Times Square, pursuing what authorities say are several strong leads.

Police hunt Times Square car bomber

2010-05-02 23:12

US investigators are combing evidence for clues to the perpetrator who left a crude, but potentially deadly, car bomb smoking in New York's packed Times Square.

Pakistani Taliban claim failed NY attack

2010-05-02 20:26

The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attempted car bomb attack in New York's Times square, a statement on an Islamist website says.

Fingerprints found on NY bomb car

2010-05-02 16:37

Investigators are examining fingerprints taken from a car used in a foiled attempt to detonate a bomb in New York, US Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has said.

Car bomb found in New York

2010-05-02 07:40

Police have found a suspected car bomb in a parked car in Times Square.


Times Square bomber plotted 2nd attack

2010-09-29 22:42

Prosecutors say the man who admitted trying to bomb Times Square boasted that he thought it would kill at least 40 people and said he planned to detonate a second bomb.

Car bomb jitters in NY

2010-05-14 08:26

New York police have given the "all clear" after investigating a suspicious vehicle spotted in lower Manhattan near Union Square.

Times Square bomb raids net two

2010-05-13 16:45

Federal agents have raided several locations in the northeastern United States as part of an investigation into the foiled Times Square car bombing earlier this month.

Pakistan Taliban behind NY car bomb

2010-05-09 22:18

The United States claims the Pakistani Taliban was behind the failed attempt to detonate a car bomb in the heart of New York City.

'No-fly' passenger stops plane

2010-05-06 18:49

US authorities have stopped an Emirates airline flight destined for Dubai on a taxiway at New York's JFK airport.

Fireworks store video of 'bomber'

2010-05-05 22:17

A man accused of trying to detonate a car bomb in Times Square was videotaped buying consumer-grade fireworks at a Pennsylvania store.

NY bomber charged with terrorism

2010-05-05 16:08

A Pakistani-American man has been charged with international terrorism in the attempted car bombing of New York’s Times Square.

US will not be terrorised - Obama

2010-05-04 22:32

US President Barack Obama has said that the failed Times Square attack was a sobering reminder of current security threats, but vowed America would not be terrorised or cower in fear.

NY suspect faces terror charges

2010-05-04 19:47

A Pakistani-American arrested for the New York car bomb plot will be charged with international terrorism and attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction.

3 taken off NY-Dubai flight

2010-05-04 16:08

Three passengers have been removed from a New York-Dubai flight after a New York bomb suspect was arrested trying to fly to Dubai.

Footage of NY bomb suspect

2010-05-03 12:51

New York police are searching for a middle-aged white man seen near a car bomb in Times Square that sparked a new terrorist alert as authorities discounted an al-Qaeda link.

US plays down Taliban bomb claim

2010-05-03 08:04

US authorities have played down the potential connection between the Pakistani militant network and the car bomb attempt in New York's Times Square.

New US bomb scare

2010-05-02 21:19

Police say they have found an explosive device near the course of the Pittsburgh Marathon, forcing them to detour the final part of the race.

NY car bomb: Vendor tells story

2010-05-02 17:49

A street vendor who says he saw the smoking sports utility vehicle parked with a bomb near New York City's Times Square feels like he dodged a bullet.

NY bomb 'an act of terrorism'

2010-05-02 14:29

New York Governor David Paterson has called the car bomb found in Times Square an "act of terrorism" and said authorities were hunting down the guilty parties.

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