08 Oct 2011

Two arrested in Poland over Ikea explosions

” Police in Poland have arrested two men in connection with explosions at Ikea stores in several European countries, they said Saturday.” (Source: Two arrested in Poland over Ikea explosions – CNN.com.)

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06 Oct 2011

Mexico Congressman Moises Villanueva killed ‘by rival’

“Judicial officials in Mexico say the murder of a federal Congressman in the southern state of Guerrero last month was ordered by a political rival. “ (Source: BBC News – Mexico Congressman Moises Villanueva killed ‘by rival’.)

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05 Oct 2011

Hamid Karzai: Plot to kill president foiled by Afghanistan intelligence

“A plot to kill President Hamid Karzai has been foiled by Afghan intelligence agents in Kabul who arrested six men with links to al-Qaeda and the Haqqani network. “ (Source: Hamid Karzai: Plot to kill president foiled by Afghanistan intelligence – Telegraph.)

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04 Oct 2011

More than 30 dead in Somalia bombing

“A truck filled with explosives barreled into a government complex in the heart of Somalia’s restive capital on Tuesday, a brazen strike killing students registering for an education program.” (Source: More than 30 dead in Somalia bombing – CNN.com.)

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04 Oct 2011

The Rise of Crime-Sourcing

“Crowdsourcing began as a legitimate tool to leverage the wisdom of the crowds to solve complex business and scientific challenges. Unfortunately, these very same techniques are increasingly being adopted by the criminal underground for nefarious purposes.” Source: The Rise of Crime-Sourcing – Forbes

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04 Oct 2011

Nikkei down 1.1 percent, falls for third straight day

“he Nikkei stock average fell on Tuesday, but was off its intra-day lows, as foreign investors continued to pull back from large-cap names with financials and commodity trading houses among the weakest performers on the day.” Source: Nikkei down 1.1 percent, falls for third straight day | Reuters

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03 Oct 2011

Al-Qaeda in Yemen remains serious threat

“Al-Qaeda in Yemen remains a serious threat to the United States despite the death of Anwar al-Awlaqi, a prominent jihadist leader accused of planning attacks on American targets, experts say. The killing in Yemen on Friday of the outspoken US-born cleric in an air raid was hailed by President Barack

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03 Oct 2011

Hostage incidents may dent Kenya tourism

“Kenya is tightening security after the killing and kidnapping of foreigners along its coast that threaten to cut tourism revenue and curb investment in a planned $US5.3 billion port, Planning Minister Wycliffe Oparanya said. British tourist David Tebbutt was killed and his wife Judith was abducted last month at a

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03 Oct 2011

Saudis Worried About Instability in Yemen

“Few nations are more worried about the potential chaos in Yemen than its wealthy neighbor to the north, Saudi Arabia. The conservative kingdom has resisted much of the change roiling the Arab world, but may make an exception if it means a more stable Yemen. “ (Saudis Worried About Instability

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03 Oct 2011

Anti-Wall Street Protests Spreading to Cities Large and Small

“A loose-knit populist campaign that started on Wall Street three weeks ago has spread to dozens of cities across the country, with protesters camped out in Los Angeles near City Hall, assembled before the Federal Reserve Bank in Chicago and marching through downtown Boston to rally against corporate greed, unemployment

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