20 Apr 2012

3 Arrested at London Airport on Terrorist Suspicions

“Three men have been arrested at Heathrow Airport and held on suspicion of “possessing articles and documents with intent to use them for terrorist purposes overseas,” the police said Friday.” Source: 3 Arrested at London Airport on Terrorist Suspicions – NYTimes.com

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20 Apr 2012

Gunmen kill seven in Maiduguri

“About seven people including five bakers were thursdaykilled in Maiduguri, capital of Borno State by gunmen.” Source: Gunmen kill seven in Maiduguri

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19 Apr 2012

Dozens killed in Iraq bomb blasts Thursday

“More than 20 bombs hit cities and towns across Iraq on Thursday, killing at least 36 and wounding almost 150, police and hospital sources said, raising fears of sectarian strife in a country whose authorities are keen to show they can now maintain security.” Source: Dozens killed in Iraq bomb

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19 Apr 2012

Without Warning, FBI Halts Intel Sharing

“Without making a public or private announcement, the FBI has ended critical intelligence sharing with all 77 law enforcement fusion centers nationwide. This policy was implemented less than two days after a top FBI official told Congress about the FBI’s extensive efforts to share intelligence with state and local partners.”

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18 Apr 2012

Iran Arrests 15 in Alleged Assassination Plot

“Iran’s state media announced on Wednesday that 15 people, including Iranians and unspecified foreigners, had been arrested in connection with what the country’s Intelligence Ministry described as a “Zionist-regime-linked” plot to assassinate one of its “specialists.” The report by the state broadcaster IRIB also said Iran’s intelligence services had uncovered

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16 Apr 2012

Neil Heywood ‘poisoned by cyanide drops’ in China

“Neil Heywood was murdered on the orders of a fallen Communist Party chief, according to the reports. The Mail on Sunday quoted ”respected Mandarin-language websites” saying Mr Heywood, 41, died from cyanide poisoning after allegedly having an affair with lawyer Gu Kailai, wife of Bo Xilai, seen until recently as

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16 Apr 2012

Nigeria faces big oil price risk: central bank chief

“A sharp fall in oil prices would be a relief for much of the world, but for Nigeria it could spell big trouble. “There will be a very bad day and a lot of gnashing of teeth if the oil price crashes and we haven’t saved a thing,” Nigeria’s central

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16 Apr 2012

India PM Singh says internal security a major challenge

“India’s internal security remains a major challenge and the threat from Maoist rebels requires constant attention, PM Manmohan Singh has said.” (Source: BBC News – India PM Singh says internal security a major challenge.)

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15 Apr 2012

Kabul, Afghanistan: Parliament Building ‘Attacked’ As Explosions Reported Near US, British Embassies

“There has been a series of attacks across the Afghan capital Kabul, with insurgents targeting Western embassies, hotels and the parliament building. President Hamid Karzai is reported to be under lockdown and MPs have been among those fighting back against the onslaught, with some standing with the military to shoot

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15 Apr 2012

5 killed, 5 wounded in aerial attack in South Sudan

“Five people were killed and five others wounded after an airplane dropped bombs Saturday on a town in South Sudan, a military spokesman in that fledgling country said — though a Sudanese military spokesman denied any such attack.” (Source: Official: 5 killed, 5 wounded in aerial attack in South Sudan

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