09 Oct 2011

200 suicide bombers ‘planning attacks in UK’

“A senior intelligence source has revealed that the figure is a “conservative” estimate of the threat facing the country from UK-based Islamist suicide bombers. The would-be killers are among 2,000 extremists who the security services have said are based in Britain and actively planning terrorist activity of some kind. “

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09 Oct 2011

10 more dead found in Mexican port of Veracruz

“Mexican officials say 10 more bodies have been found in what appears to be more bloodshed in the battle between rival cartels for control of drug trafficking in the port city of Veracruz. “ (Source: 10 more dead found in Mexican port of Veracruz – World news – Americas –

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08 Oct 2011

FBI Director: Intelligence Will Have to Use ‘Lone Wolf’ Provision

“FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III told Congress on Thursday that two controversial provisions in the 2001 anti-terrorism law known as the Patriot Act will be especially important for adapting to the threat of domestic radicalization and the challenges of a wireless communications world. “ (Source: FBI Director: Intelligence Will

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08 Oct 2011

100 detained in Moscow amid fears of nationalist violence

“Police in Moscow have detained about 100 people suspected of planning a nationalist rally near the Kremlin. Police spokesman Anatoly Lastovetsky said some of those detained on Manezh Square were carrying weapons including pistols that fire rubber bullets.” (Source: 100 detained in Moscow amid fears of nationalist violence | StarTribune.com.)

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08 Oct 2011

Paramilitaries may have entered Mexico’s drug wars

“The gruesome discovery of 32 bodies scattered in houses in the port city of Veracruz this week is the latest sign that Mexico’s drug-fueled violence is entering a new phase in which murky paramilitary-style squads are carrying out mass exterminations.” (Source: Paramilitaries may have entered Mexico’s drug wars – World

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08 Oct 2011

Chavez to seize homes and hotels for the poor on idyllic Los Roques

“Venezuela president Hugo Chavez’s policy of nationalising strategic private businesses has taken a new twist with his announcement that his government will expropriate hotels and holiday homes at an upmarket Caribbean resort.” (Source: Chavez to seize homes and hotels for the poor on idyllic Los Roques – Americas, World –

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08 Oct 2011

Two arrested in Poland over Ikea explosions

” Police in Poland have arrested two men in connection with explosions at Ikea stores in several European countries, they said Saturday.” (Source: Two arrested in Poland over Ikea explosions – CNN.com.)

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06 Oct 2011

Mexico Congressman Moises Villanueva killed ‘by rival’

“Judicial officials in Mexico say the murder of a federal Congressman in the southern state of Guerrero last month was ordered by a political rival. “ (Source: BBC News – Mexico Congressman Moises Villanueva killed ‘by rival’.)

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05 Oct 2011

Hamid Karzai: Plot to kill president foiled by Afghanistan intelligence

“A plot to kill President Hamid Karzai has been foiled by Afghan intelligence agents in Kabul who arrested six men with links to al-Qaeda and the Haqqani network. “ (Source: Hamid Karzai: Plot to kill president foiled by Afghanistan intelligence – Telegraph.)

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04 Oct 2011

More than 30 dead in Somalia bombing

“A truck filled with explosives barreled into a government complex in the heart of Somalia’s restive capital on Tuesday, a brazen strike killing students registering for an education program.” (Source: More than 30 dead in Somalia bombing – CNN.com.)

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