04 Sep 2010

Bahrain to charge 23 with belonging to a ‘terrorist network’

“Bahrain says it plans to charge 23 people for plotting to overthrow the government and for belonging to what officials described as a sophisticated terrorist network, the Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported on Saturday. The agency said the charges, to be brought by public prosecutors, follow an intelligence operation and

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01 Sep 2010

Cancun, Mexico, bar bombed; 8 dead

“Eight people died early Tuesday after attackers hurled several Molotov cocktails into a Cancun, Mexico, bar, the state attorney general said. Six women and two men, all Mexican nationals and employees of the tavern, were killed in the 1:30 a.m. strike, now under investigation by judicial police, according to a

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30 Aug 2010

Dutch arrest two men after flight from U.S

“The two men – passengers on United Flight 908 from Chicago O’Hare to Amsterdam on Sunday night – were arrested Monday at Amsterdam’s Schiphol International Airport after ‘suspicious items’ were found in checked baggage, U.S. and Dutch authorities said. Suspicious items found in luggage associated with the pair ‘were not

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16 Aug 2010

Bomb wracks offices in Colombia capital

“A car packed with at least 110 pounds (50 kilograms) of explosives blew up in an office district of Colombia’s capital Thursday, shattering windows and injuring nine people, police said. No deaths were reported. The blast occurred at 5:30 a.m. (1030 GMT) outside a 12-story building housing Caracol Radio, the

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16 Aug 2010

Northern Ireland Bomb Attack Injures 3 Children

“A bombing in Northern Ireland is the latest in a series of attacks targeting police, sparking fears of a return to the years of unrest in Northern Ireland known as ‘the Troubles.’ The latest bombing appeared intended to hit police, but injured three children, hit by flying debris and then

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14 Aug 2010

Gunmen kill south Yemen intelligence chief: security

“Gunmen killed a Yemeni intelligence officer in the flashpoint southern province of Lahij, a security official said on Saturday. ‘Armed men ambushed the chief of the Lahij intelligence service’s investigations department, Colonel Ali Abdul Kareem al-Ban, who was killed in a hail of bullets,’ the official told AFP. The attack

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10 Aug 2010

DHS Warns Metro About Threat

The Department of Homeland Security warned Metro about an unconfimed threat to the D.C. Metro system on Sunday. NBC4 obtained an internal memo from Homeland Security about the concern. Someone traveled to Turkey last July to obtain a U.S. visa to come to the States to blow up an unspecified

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06 Aug 2010

U.A.E. Officials Confirm Terror Attack on Tanker

“Investigators in the United Arab Emirates have concluded that an Omani suicide bomber in an explosives-laden motorboat attacked a Japanese-owned oil tanker last week as it traveled through the strategically important Strait of Hormuz, according to a person familiar with the investigation. The U.A.E. is the first government to confirm

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05 Aug 2010

Mexico drug gangs seeking to replace state

“Mexican President Felipe Calderon has warned that drug gangs are seeking to replace the state and impose their own law in parts of the country. The traffickers were intimidating and extorting communities, he said. But Mr Calderon, speaking at the end of a three-day anti-crime conference, said the fight against

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27 Jul 2010

UN Security Situation in Darfur Worsens as Peace Talks Progress

“UNAMID chief Ibrahim Gambari told the U.N. Security Council that talks between Sudan and the Liberation and Justice Movement are making steady progress. But he said the continued absence from the negotiations of two major armed movements is ‘deeply unfortunate.’ Gambari told the Security Council that despite considerable efforts by

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