14 Jun 2012

Greeks Withdraw $1 Billion a Day Ahead of Vote

“Greeks pulled their cash out of the banks and stocked up with food ahead of a cliffhanger election on Sunday that many fear will result in the country being forced out of the euro.” (Source: Greeks Withdraw $1 Billion a Day Ahead of Vote — Europe Business News – CNBC.)

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14 Jun 2012

Dozens die in attacks on Shiite targets in Iraq

” In the deadliest day in Iraq since the withdrawal of the U.S. military in December, a series of explosions that mostly targeted Shiite Muslims amounted to an emphatic demonstration of the still potent capabilities of the Sunni insurgency and a reminder of the instability left behind by U.S. forces.” (Source:

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14 Jun 2012

Risk of Olympic terrorism, transport chaos keep…

“They’re the kind of issues that keep the mayor of any Olympic city awake at night and, with the Summer Games set to open in London next month, it’s no exception for Boris Johnson. Terrorism and transport are the two big ones for the city’s mayor.” (Source: TheRecord – Risk

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12 Jun 2012

Russia sending attack helicopters to Syria

“The Obama administration expressed concern today about reports that Russia plans to send attack helicopters to aid the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad as it battles rebel forces.” Source: Obama team: Russia sending attack helicopters to Syria

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11 Jun 2012

US boosts Jordan’s nuclear security

“Jordan says the United States has helped it boost its nuclear security by improving detection of radioactive materials at its borders as concern grows over instability in neighboring Syria.” Source: US boosts Jordan’s nuclear security – Wire World News – The Sacramento Bee

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11 Jun 2012

Five Police, Civilian Injured by Grenade Blast in Ingushetia

“Five police officers and a 19-year-old civilian were injured late on Saturday by a grenade blast near the capital of the Russian North Caucasus Republic of Ingushetia, a source at the regional investigation committee said.” Source: Five Police, Civilian Injured by Grenade Blast in Ingushetia | Russia | RIA Novosti

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11 Jun 2012

Zeta Cartel Strikes in Sinaloa: Seven Dismembered Bodies Found

“Mexican police have found seven dismembered bodies in a Pacific Coast state where the country’s most-wanted man is battling its most aggressive drug cartel. “ (Source: Borderland Beat: Zeta Cartel Strikes in Sinaloa: Seven Dismembered Bodies Found.)

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11 Jun 2012

Five Killed As Gunmen, Suicide Bomber Attack Churches in Borno

“Gunmen, yesterday, attacked two churches in Jos and Biu town in Borno State, killing five people and injuring several others.” (Source: allAfrica.com: Nigeria: Five Killed As Gunmen, Suicide Bomber Attack Churches in Borno, Plateau.)

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08 Jun 2012

Bomb targeting government bus in Pakistan kills 18

“A bomb tore through a bus carrying government employees and other civilians in northwestern Pakistan on Friday, killing 18 people in an attack that served as a reminder of the continued militant threat despite a significant drop in violence over the past year, officials said.” Source: Bomb targeting government bus

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08 Jun 2012

Bodies found in Mexico drug “hotspot”

“Fourteen dismembered bodies were discovered Thursday in an abandoned truck in northeastern Mexico in what appeared to be the latest bloody episode in the battle between rival gangs over drug smuggling routes.” (Source: Bodies found in Mexico drug “hotspot” | News | DW.DE | 08.06.2012.)

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