20 Sep 2011

Saudi Arabia – 41 Accused of Terrorism

“Saudi Arabia will put 41 suspects on trial on accusations that they formed a cell linked to Al Qaeda that planned to attack United States forces in Kuwait and Qatar, the state news agency SPA said on Monday.” Source: Saudi Arabia – 41 Accused of Terrorism – NYTimes.com

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19 Sep 2011

Four Die in Shootouts Between Marines and Cartel Gunmen in Mexico

“Shootouts between marines and drug cartel gunmen left an enlisted man and three criminals dead in Xalapa, the capital of the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz, the Navy Secretariat said Sunday.” Source: Latin American Herald Tribune – Four Die in Shootouts Between Marines and Cartel Gunmen in Mexico

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19 Sep 2011

Dithering over Greek debt drags down world markets

“World markets tumbled Monday as investors worried that Greece’s debt problems were worsening. Late Friday, European leaders pushed a decision about the next installment of Greece’s bailout to October.” Source: Dithering over Greek debt drags down world markets – Sep. 19, 2011

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19 Sep 2011

FARC attack Chinese oil company convoy

“Alleged guerrillas of the FARC attacked a convoy of Emerald Energy, a subsidiary of Chinese Sinochem, in the south of Colombia Saturday. One oil worker died in the attack.” Source: FARC attack Chinese oil company convoy – Colombia news | Colombia Reports

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19 Sep 2011

New murder record in The Bahamas

“The morning after government and religious leaders led observances on the National Day of Prayer, The Bahamas murder record was shattered with the shooting of three men. The killings pushed the murder count so far for 2011 to 96 — two notches above the count for the entire 2010. A

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19 Sep 2011

British Police Announce Terrorism Arrests

“The British police said Monday that officers arrested six men and a woman overnight on terrorism-related charges in the central city of Birmingham. The arrests followed a “large, intelligence-led counter-terrorism operation,” the police said. The men were aged between 25 and 32 and the woman, accused of failing to disclose

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19 Sep 2011

At least 36 killed in Burundi attack

“Raiders killed at least 36 people when they stormed a Burundi bar and opened fire on patrons in one of the country’s worst attacks in months, an official said Monday. The governor of Bujumbura Rural province where the attack occurred Sunday night, Jacques Minani, told AFP at least 36 people

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16 Sep 2011

China arrests thousands in crime crackdown

“China said Friday it had arrested 2,182 people and broken up hundreds of gangs in an operation against organised crime, as a senior official pledged to crack down on police collusion with criminals. The operation began on September 1 and has already shut down 270 gangs, the Ministry of Public

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16 Sep 2011

Terror alert sounded for Mumbai-Ahmedabad buses

“If you plan to take a trip outside Gujarat by private bus, it is advisable to travel light. All private luxury bus operators in the state have been put on alert by the Gujarat police after a terror alert issued by Central intelligence agencies. “ Source: Terror alert sounded for

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16 Sep 2011

West Nile Confirmed in Maryland Resident

“Prince George’s County officials have confirmed the presence of West Nile Virus in a New Carrollton, Md., resident, and are warning other county residents to take precautions.” Source: West Nile Confirmed in Prince George’s | NBC Washington

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