06 Dec 2010

Nigeria militants claim major oil pipeline attack

“Nigeria’s state-run oil company on Monday denied claims made by a new militant group that they have attacked a major oil pipeline in the country’s oil-rich southern delta. The Niger Delta Liberation Force said they had attacked a major pipeline belonging the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation near Batan flow in

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19 Nov 2010

Israel warplanes attack Gaza target after rockets: witnesses

“Israeli warplanes raided at least two targets in the Gaza Strip on Friday, Palestinian witnesses and Hamas officials said. There were no immediate reports of casualties in the attacks, one of which sent plumes of smoke shooting into the air in the southern Gaza town of Khan Younis, witnesses said.”

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16 Nov 2010

Violence subsides in Guinea capital; security high

“Violence subsided in Guinea’s capital Tuesday morning, the day after results from a contentious presidential election were announced. Residents in the worst-hit suburbs said the area was heavily militarized Tuesday morning, with helmeted security officials manning checkpoints and patrolling the road. Overnight gunfire rang out in two neighborhoods soon after

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15 Nov 2010

Nigeria militants attack Exxon Mobil rig

“Militants in Nigeria’s oil-rich and troubled southern delta attacked an offshore oil rig operated by Exxon Mobil Corp, an assault similar to one last week that saw seven foreigners kidnapped, officials said on Monday. In a brief statement, Exxon Mobil’s Nigerian subsidiary said ‘unknown armed persons’ on Sunday night boarded

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14 Nov 2010

Tanker Attack Caught On Film: Rare Footage Of Nato Fuel In Flames After Afghanistan Insurgent Attack

“Insurgents have set fire to a convoy of Nato fuel tankers in eastern Afghanistan as British forces prepared to mark Remembrance Sunday. The convoy attack started in the early morning when a group of gunmen rushed on the trucks in Behsud district of Nangarhar province. It was in the same

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13 Nov 2010

Insurgent attacks ripple across Afghanistan

“Violence hopscotched across Afghanistan on Saturday, as a suicide bomber killed 10 people in a northern province and coalition troops repelled an assault by a squad of gunmen and suicide bombers on a base in the country’s east region. In Afghanistan’s south, North Atlantic Treaty Organization forces reported the deaths

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11 Nov 2010

Israel issues severe travel warning: al-Qaida may attack in Sinai

“The National Security Council on Thursday issued a severe terror and kidnapping threat, warning Israelis against travelling to Egypt and Sinai. The council specified that they had received intelligence of a possible terror attack by a radical Islamic organization affiliated with al-Qaida that has been stationed in the Sinai. “

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10 Nov 2010

Mexican cartel offers to dissolve itself

“A letter purportedly signed by a major Mexican drug cartel offers to dissolve the gang if the government promises to protect citizens in the western state where it is based, authorities said Wednesday. Prosecutors said they couldn’t immediately verify the letter’s authenticity — or the offer’s sincerity — but stressed

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07 Nov 2010

18 people killed in Ciudad Juarez

“Eighteen people were killed in separate shootings throughout Mexico’s Ciudad Juarez on Saturday, marking it as one of the bloodiest days this year in the nation’s most violent city, officials said Sunday. In one incident, a family of seven was slaughtered while they were outside their home in the southeastern

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03 Nov 2010

US, 4 other countries warn of terrorist attacks in PHL

“One week after a near attack by terrorists on its shores, the United States, along with four other countries, issued travel warnings about potential terror threats in the Philippines, particularly in parts of Mindanao. The US issued on Wednesday (Manila time) a warning against traveling to the Philippines due to

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