07 Jul 2010

More than 50 killed in attacks across Baghdad

“Militants struck across the Iraqi capital Wednesday, killing more than 50 people, including 32 in a suicide bombing that targeted pilgrims commemorating a revered Shiite saint, Iraqi police said. The attacks — the deadliest of which occurred in northern Baghdad’s predominantly Sunni neighborhood of Azamiyah — offered a clear indication

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07 Jul 2010

NYC subway bomb plot linked to British cell

“Federal prosecutors say the failed plot to set off bombs in the New York subway last year was part of a larger al-Qaida conspiracy that also targeted England. In a terrorism indictment unsealed Wednesday, prosecutors added several al-Qaida figures to the case, including Adnan Shukrijumah, an FBI most-wanted terrorist. Attorney

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02 Jul 2010

21 dead after shootout near border in Mexico

“A shootout near the U.S.-Mexico border between rival groups with ties to organized crime left 21 people dead Thursday, Mexican police officials said. Two groups authorities believe were involved in drug and human trafficking clashed in a deserted area about 12 miles south of the border, Sonora State Police spokesman

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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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