08 Jul 2010

3 arrested in Norway al-Qaida bomb plot

“Three suspected al-Qaida members were arrested Thursday morning in what Norwegian and U.S. officials said was a terrorist plot linked to similar plans in New York and England. The three men, whose names were not released, had been under surveillance for more than a year. Officials believe they were planning

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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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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

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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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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07 Jun 2010

Suicide bombers attack Afghan police compound

“Suicide bombers attacked a police training center Monday in southern Afghanistan’s largest city, officials said. A midday blast that struck the compound could be heard throughout a number of Kandahar city neighborhoods. Southern region Police Chief Gen. Shafiq Fazli confirmed that the blast hit the training center but did not

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03 Jun 2010

Russian security chief warns of Sochi threat

“A Russian state news agency is quoting the country’s security chief as saying terrorists intend to disrupt preparations for the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Itar-Tass quotes Alexander Bortnikov, head of the Federal Security Service, as saying Thursday the Winter Games face the same kinds of threats that led to the cancellation

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03 Jun 2010

Indonesia police fear possible attack during Obama trip

“Islamist militants in Indonesia may be considering attacks on soft targets and Westerners when U.S. President Barack Obama visits this month, the head of counter-terrorism said on Thursday. Obama is due to visit Indonesia, his childhood home, between June 15 and 17 after delaying a trip originally scheduled for March.

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28 May 2010

US warns of World Cup terrorism in South Africa

“The US government has issued a travel alert warning its citizens that South Africa faces a heightened risk of terrorism during the World Cup. It says that large-scale public events present an attractive target. ‘There is a heightened risk that extremist groups will conduct terrorist acts within South Africa in

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