18 Apr 2015

Australian teenagers held over alleged Melbourne terror plot

“Police in Australia say they have foiled an Islamic State-inspired plot to carry out an attack at a World War One centenary event. Police arrested five teenage suspects, charging one 18-year-old with conspiring to commit a terrorist act. “ Source: Australian teenagers held over alleged Melbourne terror plot – BBC

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18 Apr 2015

Gun battle kills three in Mexican border city of Reynosa

“Gun battles have left at least three people dead on the streets of Reynosa, a Mexican city on the border with the US that has been plagued by drug cartel violence.” Source: Gun battle kills three in Mexican border city of Reynosa – BBC News

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17 Apr 2015

Israel military networks breached by hackers

Hackers have managed to penetrate computer networks associated with the Israeli military in an espionage campaign that skillfully packages existing attack software with trick emails, according to private security researchers. The four-month-old effort, most likely by Arabic-speaking programmers, shows how the Middle East continues to be a hotbed for cyber

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17 Apr 2015

Twenty Years After Oklahoma City Bombing, Domestic Terrorism Still a Major Threat According to FBI/DHS

Twenty years later, the Oklahoma City Bombing remains the deadliest mass casualty attack in US history carried out by domestic extremists on US soil. Domestic extremism, however, remains a persistent threat, and the United States has experienced violent ideologically-motivated criminal acts, both prior to and after the Oklahoma City attack.

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17 Apr 2015

Police Arrest 21 Members of Criminal Organization in Northeast Mexico

“Federal and state authorities arrested 21 suspected members of a criminal organization that operated in Valle Hermoso, a city in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, the Tamaulipas Coordination Group said.” Source: Latin American Herald Tribune – Police Arrest 21 Members of Criminal Organization in Northeast Mexico

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17 Apr 2015

Islamic State’s Pakistan chief killed while planting bomb

“Islamic State’s Pakistan chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed was killed when a roadside bomb he was planting went off in the country’s restive northwest tribal region, according to a media report. “ Source: Islamic State’s Pakistan chief killed while planting bomb – The Times of India

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17 Apr 2015

Confusion As Russian Police Claim To Kill ‘Militant’ Recruiter For Syria

“Russia’s National Counterterrorism Committee (NAK) initially told news agencies that the man who had been killed in Nalchik was Zalim Shebzukhov, 29, a wanted member of the Caucasus Emirate militant group who was plotting to carry out terror attacks during public gatherings for the May 1 Labor Day celebrations. The

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17 Apr 2015

Turkish Airlines says plane lands safely in Istanbul after bomb threat

“A Turkish Airlines plane landed safely in Istanbul after being recalled due to a bomb threat while bound for Basel, a spokeswoman said, the latest in a series of such incidents that have forced the carrier to divert or recall flights.” Source: Turkish Airlines says plane lands safely in Istanbul

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17 Apr 2015

Russia Blocks Websites Advising How to Give Bribes

“Russian authorities are blocking several websites that offered advice about how to ‘safely’ give and receive bribes through electronic fund transfers, the Interfax news agency reported Thursday. The complaint came from authorities in Russia’s far eastern city of Vladivostok who have requested that the sites be placed on a national

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17 Apr 2015

Paris thieves grab €5m bag of jewels in tunnel raid

“French police are searching for three thieves who stole a handbag containing five million euros (£3.6m; $5.4m) worth of jewels in a daring Paris raid. The owner of the handbag, a Taiwanese art collector, was stuck in traffic in a tunnel when the thieves smashed her car window.” Source: Paris

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