01 Sep 2011

Jordan’s King warns Abbas against U.N. bid

“King Abdullah of Jordan advised Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to reconsider next month’s planned statehood bid at the United Nations, al-Madina reported.” (Source: Jordan’s King warns Abbas against U.N. bid – UPI.com.)

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01 Sep 2011

Hong Kong worries about China’s tightening grip in wake of security controversy

“A visit by a senior Chinese leader meant to spread goodwill has instead left Hong Kong fuming over the smothering security that locals fear was aimed at muffling the media and protesters.” (Source: Hong Kong worries about China’s tightening grip in wake of security controversy – The Washington Post.)

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01 Sep 2011

2 killed in suicide blast in Pakistan

“Police say two people have been killed in a suicide car bomb attack on a police station in northwest Pakistan.” (Source: The Associated Press: 2 killed in suicide blast in Pakistan.)

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31 Aug 2011

Nine Killed In Chechnya Attacks

“Police say three suicide bombers are suspected of being behind a deadly attack in Grozny, the capital of Russia’s restive southern republic of Chechnya.” (Source: Nine Killed In Chechnya Attacks.)

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31 Aug 2011

Security on rise nationwide for 9/11 anniversary

“The federal government is escalating security around the country in preparation for the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and conducting confidential briefings with state and local law enforcement organizations. But officials say there is no specific indication that a terror plot against the U.S. is under way.” (The

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29 Aug 2011

Robert Ford attacked in Syria

“A video has emerged of U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford being assaulted by a pro-regime demonstrator on the streets of Damascus last week. The assault took place before Ford’s unapproved trip to the city of Jassem on Aug 23. Ford was present at a gathering of demonstrators who support

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29 Aug 2011

State Department issues typhoon warning for Taiwan

“This emergency message is being issued to alert U.S. citizens residing or traveling in Taiwan that the Joint Typhoon Warning Center and the Taiwan Central Weather Bureau issued warnings for Typhoon NANMADOL on August 27, 2011. The storm is currently projected to make landfall in southern Taiwan on the evening

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29 Aug 2011

South Tel Aviv: 8 hurt in terror attack

“Eight people were injured in south Tel Aviv early Monday morning, when a terrorist from the West Bank carjacked a taxi and rammed it into a police road block protecting a Tel Aviv nightclub, before going on a stabbing spree.” Source: South Tel Aviv: 8 hurt in terror attack …

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28 Aug 2011

Twenty-three bodies found makeshift grave in Mexico

“POLICE have found 23 decomposing bodies in a makeshift grave in Zinacantepec, Mexico. “ (Source: Twenty-three bodies found makeshift grave in Mexico | Herald Sun.)

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28 Aug 2011

Algeria attack claimed by al-Qaida offshoot

“Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb claimed responsibility Sunday for the attack on a military academy in Algeria that killed at least 18 people including 16 officers in training.” (Source: The Associated Press: Algeria attack claimed by al-Qaida offshoot.)

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