24 Jun 2009

Documents Back Saudi Link to Extremists

Documents gathered by lawyers for the families of Sept. 11 victims provide new evidence of extensive financial support for Al Qaeda and other extremist groups by members of the Saudi royal family, but the material may never find its way into court because of legal and diplomatic obstacles. The case

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24 Jun 2009

Greek anarchist held over British diplomat's guard murder

A self-styled anarchist who turned himself into Greek police claiming responsibility for the murder of a British diplomat’s bodyguard in 2004 will be detained pending a trial, a court official said Tuesday. Full Story

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24 Jun 2009

Minister Malik says Swat and Malakand have been cleared of extremists

Federal government announced Wednesday that the Malakand and Swat areas have been cleared of extremists. Full Story

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24 Jun 2009

Greek terror group claims responsibility for murder

The extremist group Sect of Revolutionaries on Monday (June 22nd) claimed responsibility for last week’s murder of police officer Nektarios Savas, media reported. Full Story

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24 Jun 2009

Pakistani Taliban chief dodged missile: officials

The head of Pakistan’s Taliban had joined a funeral procession targeted in a suspected U.S. missile strike, but left before the attack that killed 80 people mourning an earlier barrage on a militant training camp, intelligence officials said Wednesday. Full Story

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24 Jun 2009

U.S. moves to dismiss major drug case

The Justice Department has asked a U.S. judge to dismiss drug charges against a Shanghai-born Mexican pharmaceutical executive due to “evidentiary concerns.” In court papers filed Monday in Washington, Justice Department attorneys asked U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan to drop the case against Zhenli Ye Gon, who was arrested in

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24 Jun 2009

Terrorist attack thwarted say Spanish police

The arrests of three suspected ETA members and the seizure of several kilos of explosives are being hailed by police as a major success in the fight against terrorism. Full Story

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24 Jun 2009

UN Says Violence and Impunity Culture Still Persists in Brazil

On May 25 the Committee of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of the United Nations released a report which showed there is a “culture of violence and impunity,” which is deeply prevalent in Brazil. The report is the result of the 42nd Session of the Committee, finished in the beginning

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24 Jun 2009

Israel frees Hamas Palestinian parliament speaker

Israel on Tuesday released the Hamas speaker of the Palestinian parliament, regarded as a key bargaining chip in efforts to secure the release of a captured Israeli soldier. Full Story

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24 Jun 2009

23 Taliban killed in southern Afghanistan

Afghan and coalition forces killed 23 suspected Taliban fighters in a clash in southern Afghanistan, an Afghan army general said Wednesday. Full Story

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