11 Nov 2010

Israel issues severe travel warning: al-Qaida may attack in Sinai

“The National Security Council on Thursday issued a severe terror and kidnapping threat, warning Israelis against travelling to Egypt and Sinai. The council specified that they had received intelligence of a possible terror attack by a radical Islamic organization affiliated with al-Qaida that has been stationed in the Sinai. “

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10 Nov 2010

Mexican cartel offers to dissolve itself

“A letter purportedly signed by a major Mexican drug cartel offers to dissolve the gang if the government promises to protect citizens in the western state where it is based, authorities said Wednesday. Prosecutors said they couldn’t immediately verify the letter’s authenticity — or the offer’s sincerity — but stressed

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10 Nov 2010

Scotland Yard: Cartridge bomb might have exploded over Eastern U.S.

“An explosive device found in a cargo plane in England last month probably would have exploded over the Eastern Seaboard of the United States if it had not been discovered, Scotland Yard said Wednesday. The device was primed to explode about six hours after it was found, a senior U.S.

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09 Nov 2010

France – 5 Arrested on Terrorism Charges

“The authorities have arrested five people suspected of intending to ‘commit terrorist acts’ in France, said Agnès Labrégère, a spokeswoman for the Paris prosecutor’s office. “ (Source: France – 5 Arrested on Terrorism Charges – NYTimes.com)

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09 Nov 2010

Cruise ship stranded without power after fire

“A cruise ship with nearly 3,300 passengers on board was stranded off the coast of Mexico Tuesday after it lost power following an engine room fire, Carnival Cruise Lines said in a statement. The fire occurred about 6 a.m. Monday in the aft engine room of the Carnival Splendor, the

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08 Nov 2010

Al Qaeda cleric posts US death message

“A radical US-born Islamist cleric, linked to the plot to send air cargo bombs from Yemen, has posted a new video message calling for the death of Americans. The US regards Anwar al Awlaki as a leader of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), which has bases in Saudi

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08 Nov 2010

At least 19 people dead in militant attacks in NE India

“At least 19 people have been killed in attacks by separatist rebels on markets and a bus in India’s north-eastern state of Assam. Police told the BBC that a group of heavily armed guerrillas waylaid the bus and opened fire indiscriminately. Ten passengers died on the spot, scores of others

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08 Nov 2010

Oil price hits two-year high amid Nigeria rig attack

“Oil prices reached two-year high points on Monday before profit-taking pushed them down, while attention was on Nigeria after an oil rig was attacked off the coast of the energy exporting nation. New York’s main contract, light sweet crude for delivery in December, struck 87.49 dollars a barrel — the

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08 Nov 2010

S. Korea’s terror alert raised to highest level ahead of G-20

“South Korean police have raised the nation’s terror alert to the highest level three days ahead of the opening of the Group of 20 summit in Seoul, officials said Monday. The terror alert has been elevated to ‘severe’ — the highest of the four tiers — for the first time

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07 Nov 2010

18 people killed in Ciudad Juarez

“Eighteen people were killed in separate shootings throughout Mexico’s Ciudad Juarez on Saturday, marking it as one of the bloodiest days this year in the nation’s most violent city, officials said Sunday. In one incident, a family of seven was slaughtered while they were outside their home in the southeastern

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