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Sir Mark Lyall Grant, British Ambassador to the United Nations, with the Secretariat in the background at One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza on the East Side - Sep 12, 2012 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

On Foreign Soil: British U.N. Ambassador Talks NYC’s ‘Vibrancy’ And More

He’s been posted to Pretoria, Islamabad, and Paris. But now, Sir Mark Lyall Grant is an Englishman in New York.

09/14/2012

Faisal Shahzad

Pakistani Court Acquits Four Men Charged With Helping Failed Times Square Bomber

A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Saturday acquitted four men who had been charged with helping a Pakistani-American man carry out a failed attempt to detonate a truck bomb in New York’s Times Square, said their lawyer and family members.

06/02/2012

Lower Manhattan is seen behind the Brooklyn Bridge (file / credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Intelligence Official Warns NYC Still Top Terrorist Target

Retired CIA Deputy Director Stephen Kappes called the killing of Osama Bin Laden a significant and powerful step in the struggle against terrorism, but says Al-Qaeda still has New York City in its crosshairs.

06/06/2011

Aftab Ali Khan (credit: AP Photo/Barbara Lacerra, File)

Man Held In Times Square Car Bomb Probe Deported To Pakistan

Federal immigration officials say a Pakistani man arrested in Massachusetts during the investigation into last year’s failed New York Times Square car bombing has been deported to Pakistan.

05/22/2011