24 Jun 2010

Man with gas cans, weapons in car arrested near G-20 site in Toronto

“A man with five cans of gas and an array of weapons in his car was arrested Thursday near the G-20 site in Toronto, security officials said. Royal Canadian Mounted Police spokesman Sgt. Marc LaPorte said the 53-year-old driver had pellet guns, a crossbow, gas tanks and chemical products in

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23 Jun 2010

5 Killed in Turkish Army Bus Attack

“In the latest of a series of attacks on the Turkish military, a remote-controlled bomb killed 5 people and wounded 15 on a busy highway in Istanbul early Tuesday, the governor’s office announced. While there was no immediate claim of responsibility, Turkish news reports suggested that the attack might have

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22 Jun 2010

Lots of security incidents at military bases, but no connection seen

“The lockdown Monday morning of a Naval Air Engineering Station in Lakehurst, New Jersey, is the latest in a number of security incidents at the gates of U.S. military bases across the country. While the incidents have been close together, the FBI, local police and the U.S. Army’s Criminal Investigative

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22 Jun 2010

China says it has cracked ‘major’ terrorist ring

“China said Tuesday that it had uncovered an unspecified ‘major terrorist organization,’ a claim that came just ahead of the anniversary of bloody ethnic rioting in the far western region of Xinjiang. The Public Security Ministry gave little information in its brief announcement, which also coincided with the launch of

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21 Jun 2010

Three peacekeepers killed in Darfur attack

“Armed men killed three Rwandan peacekeepers in Sudan’s Darfur region on Monday in the latest assault on members of the U.N./African Union (UNAMID) force. More than 20 camouflaged attackers opened fire on the peacekeepers as they guarded civilian engineers building a UNAMID base in the mountainous eastern Jabel Mara area

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21 Jun 2010

Gangs suspected of killing 14 in El Salvador attack

“El Salvador’s police arrested seven suspected gang members on Monday accused of setting a city bus on fire and killing 14 people, one of the worst attacks on civilians by violent street gangs.”

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19 Jun 2010

11 dead in bold attack on Yemeni intelligence headquarters

“Hours after an al Qaeda group issued threats of bloodshed, militants boldly stormed the Yemeni intelligence headquarters in the port city of Aden on Saturday, killing 11 people Security sources told CNN Arabic that al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula was the primary suspect. The group had issued a statement

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14 Jun 2010

Mexico: At least 10 federal police officers killed in shootouts

“Armed attacks on Mexican federal police Monday in violent Michoacan state sparked shootouts that killed at least 10 officers and an unknown number of gunmen, authorities said. The twin ambushes in the city of Zitacuaro underscored anew the brazenness with which criminal groups have taken on Mexican security forces.

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12 Jun 2010

Dozens killed as Kyrgyz authorities work to end unrest

“Kyrgyzstan’s interim government on Saturday worked to quell an upsurge of ethnic violence that killed dozens people and injured more than 500 others. The government said it declared one state of emergency in Osh, where fierce fighting between ethnic Uzbek and Kyrgyz youths broke out Thursday night and led to

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12 Jun 2010

Mexico Had 85 Organized-Crime Deaths Yesterday

“Mexico had 85 deaths related to organized crime yesterday, the highest toll since President Felipe Calderon took office in December 2006, the Mexico City newspaper El Universal reported. The last bloodiest day was on Nov. 3, 2008, with a death toll of 58 people, El Universal reported, using its own

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