03 Oct 2010

Envoy insists Pakistan will tackle terrorists as attack kills 3

“Pakistan’s ambassador to the United States insisted Sunday that his country would go after terrorists on its soil and needed only ‘technical’ help from Washington, not U.S. troops on the ground. Husain Haqqani told CNN’s ‘State of the Union’ that Pakistan would reopen a NATO supply route into Afghanistan ‘relatively

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03 Oct 2010

Europe Terror Warning: US State Department Warns Of Attack

“Americans living in or visiting Europe have been told to take more security precautions. This advice is one step below the formal warning recommending no travel at all. Following the US move, Britain upgraded its travel advice for Europe. The Foreign Office said there was a ‘high threat’ of attacks

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02 Oct 2010

22 Mexican tourists kidnapped in Acapulco

“Twenty-two Mexican tourists have been kidnapped by an armed gang in Acapulco, the prosecutor’s office said Saturday. The group of tourists, who all work for an auto-mechanic company in Michoacan state, had recently arrived in the Pacific Coast resort, local media and the BBC reported. “ (22 Mexican tourists kidnapped

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02 Oct 2010

Concern That Terror Teams Have Selected Targets And Are Ready To Strike

“Strong concerns that terrorist teams in Europe have selected their targets, completed their surveillance, eluded capture and are now ready to strike at airports and tourist attractions have prompted the State Department to ready a highly unusual travel advisory for Europe, multiple law enforcement and intelligence sources tell ABC News.

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01 Oct 2010

Sweden Raises Terror Threat Level

“weden has raised its terrorism threat alert to its highest level based on a classified intelligence assessment, the country’s Saepo intelligence agency said on Friday. ‘The terrorist threat level has been raised from low to elevated,’ the Swedish intelligence agency said in a statement on Friday, stressing that ‘the threat

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30 Sep 2010

Bin Laden Told Partners To Plan Mumbai-Like Attacks

“Intelligence officials and people familiar with an unfolding terrorist plot to target Europe tell NPR that Osama bin Laden is involved. Several months ago, sources say, bin Laden used couriers to send a message to al-Qaida’s affiliates and partners: He told them that he would like to see a Mumbai-style

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30 Sep 2010

Official: Germans, Brits behind Europe terror plot

“Eight Germans and two British brothers are at the heart of an al-Qaida-linked terror plot against European cities, but the plan is still in its early stages, with the suspects calling acquaintances in Europe to plan logistics, a Pakistani intelligence official said Thursday. One of the Britons died in a

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30 Sep 2010

North African spy chiefs set up intelligence centre

“Spy chiefs from four north African countries have set up a centre for joint operations against Al Qaeda in the Sahel region during a meeting in Algiers, the Algerian daily Al-Watan said Thursday. The centre will be run by a coalition of high-ranking officers from Mali, Niger, Mauritania and Algeria

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29 Sep 2010

Britons training in Pakistan for UK terror attacks

“The young Muslims, who all hold British passports, are said to have travelled into the lawless tribal areas of Pakistan to join training camps run by al-Qaeda and their associated militant groups. They are being trained to use firearms as well as explosives so that they can launch random shooting

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29 Sep 2010

US intelligence chief declines comment on alleged Qaeda plot

“Washington’s top intelligence official on Wednesday refused to comment on reports that western intelligence agencies had uncovered an Al-Qaeda plot to launch attacks in Europe and the United States. ‘We are not going to comment on specific intelligence, as doing so threatens to undermine intelligence operations that are critical to

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