31 Jan 2014

Suicide bombers called biggest Sochi Olympics risk

“Security experts warn that Islamic militants in the Caucasus, who have threatened to derail the Winter Games that run from Feb. 7-23, could achieve their goal by choosing soft targets away from the Olympic sites or even outside Sochi. Some have raised the possibility that jihadists could have infiltrated Sochi

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31 Jan 2014

Iraqi army kills 40 ISIS fighters in Fallujah

“The Iraqi armed forces, working with tribal fighters in Anbar province killed 40 fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), destroyed weapons and seized four ISIS headquarters in the city of Fallujah this week. According to a statement by the Iraqi Defense Ministry, the 39th Brigade of

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31 Jan 2014

Nearly 850 police officials removed across Turkey

“Around 850 police officials, including chief officers, have been removed from their posts in the Ankara, İstanbul and İzmir police departments in the latest in a series of personnel changes across the country amid a graft investigation that has implicated the sons of three ministers and businessmen close to the

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31 Jan 2014

Central African Republic clashes ‘kill 35’ in Bangui

“Fighting in the Central African Republic capital has left 35 people dead in three days, the country’s Red Cross society says. The violence in Bangui had also left 65 wounded, the country’s Red Cross said. There have been widespread reports of revenge attacks as mainly Muslim fighters withdraw from the

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31 Jan 2014

Libya sets February 20 for constitution assembly vote

“Libya will elect an assembly on February 20 to draft a constitution intended to advance transition to democracy and break political stalemate more than two years after a NATO-backed uprising toppled Muammar Gaddafi.” Source: Libya sets February 20 for constitution assembly vote | Reuters

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31 Jan 2014

Army-separatist clash kills four in south Yemen

“Two soldiers were among four people killed on Thursday when the army clashed with separatists in Daleh in south Yemen, sources on both sides said. ‘Southern Movement activists ambushed an army vehicle at dawn with automatic fire, killing two soldiers,’ a military source said. Two attackers were killed and seven

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31 Jan 2014

Three rockets strike Baghdad airport, no casualties

“Three rockets were fired at Baghdad’s heavily guarded international airport on Friday, hitting a runway and plane but causing no casualties, a security source said. Air traffic was not disrupted, but the ability of militants to strike such a site is likely to heighten concerns about the vulnerability of Iraq’s

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31 Jan 2014

Snowden leaks: Canada ‘spied on airport travellers’

“The CSEC collected information captured from unsuspecting passengers’ wireless devices by the airport’s free wi-fi system over two-weeks, the report says. The revelations come from documents leaked by Edward Snowden, CBC says. The CSEC is prohibited by law from targeting Canadians or anyone in Canada without an appropriate warrant.” Source:BBC

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31 Jan 2014

Body parts found in garbage bags along snowy Michigan roads

“Human body parts have been found in garbage bags dumped along snowy roads in a rural area of Michigan, authorities said. Investigators are still counting the parts and haven’t determined the gender, race or age of who they came from, the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday.” Source:Body parts

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31 Jan 2014

Yahoo Email Account Passwords Stolen

“Usernames and passwords of some of Yahoo’s email customers have been stolen and used to gather personal information about people those Yahoo mail users have recently corresponded with, the company said Thursday. Yahoo didn’t say how many accounts have been affected. Yahoo is the second-largest email service worldwide, after Google’s

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