31 May 2011

German E.coli outbreak death toll rises to 10

“A virulent form of E.coli bacteria blamed on infected cucumbers from Spain has killed 10 people in Germany and sickened 300, health officials said on Sunday while warning people not to eat suspect vegetables. European health experts on Saturday said the outbreak of hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS), which affects the blood,

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31 May 2011

Three pro-government soldiers killed in Mogadishu terrorist attack

“Two African Union peacekeepers and a Somali government soldier have been confirmed dead and four others injured Monday afternoon after an Al Qaeda-inspired group attacked a military base in the capital Mogadishu, witnesses and officials said. clearpxl In an interview with VOA Somali Service, Capt. Prosper Hakizimana, a spokesman for

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27 May 2011

Nigeria Gunmen Kill Six People During Attack on Two Police Stations, Bank

“Gunmen in Nigeria suspected to be Islamic militants attacked two police stations and a bank today in the northeastern city of Maiduguri today, killing six people, police said. “ Source: Nigeria Gunmen Kill Six People During Attack on Two Police Stations, Bank – Bloomberg

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27 May 2011

At least three killed as Syria braces for more protests

“Security forces killed at least three people in Syria on Friday as the country braced for more protests after the weekly Muslim prayers, with pro-reform activists reaching out to the army to join their 10-week uprising. The three men were gunned down in the town of Dael in the flashpoint

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26 May 2011

U.S. to Germany: Bin Laden linked to Europe attack plot

“he U.S. has told Germany that evidence pulled from Osama bin Laden’s hideout shows that the terrorism chief was linked to a plot to attack targets in Europe last year, a senior German official told the Associated Press on Wednesday. Two U.S. officials also told the Associated Press that bin

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23 May 2011

Bloody Mexican Gangs Make It ‘Official,’ with Uniforms, Insignia

“There are places in Mexico where residents don’t know who the real police are. Shadowy kidnappers and men committing grisly crimes in broad daylight are often dressed in formal police or military gear, suggesting no difference between the good guys and the bad guys, between the drug cartels and the

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21 May 2011

Afghan hospital assaulted amid fears of ‘high-profile attacks’

“A suicide bombing ripped through a military hospital in Kabul on Saturday as a warning surfaced from the commander of coalition forces in Afghanistan of increased ‘high-profile attacks’ over the summer. In a memorandum to NATO’s International Security Assistance Force, Gen. David Petraeus said it likely that insurgents will pursue

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20 May 2011

Al Qaeda eyed oil tankers as terror targets

“The terror group al Qaeda last summer considered hijacking and detonating oil tankers abroad in non-Muslim seas to provoke an ‘extreme economic crisis’ in the West, according to documents seized from Osama bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan, the U.S. government said. It added there was no specific or imminent threat

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19 May 2011

Websites air audio purportedly recorded by Osama bin Laden

“Radical Islamic websites Wednesday posted an Arab Spring audio message purportedly recorded by Osama bin Laden shortly before he was killed. The recording, which is more than 12 minutes long and was released by al Qaeda’s media arm, As-Sahab, lists the speaker as bin Laden and calls him ‘the martyr

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17 May 2011

Gunmen kill 4 police officers, 2 bystanders in southern Mexico attack

“Authorities in southern Mexico say gunmen opened fire on four local police officers, killing them and two bystanders. Guerrero state police say two other bystanders were wounded when the gunmen shot the officers Monday in the downtown area of Coyuca de Catalan.” Source: Gunmen kill 4 police officers, 2 bystanders

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