26 Jun 2009

DRC: National exams in jeopardy over LRA attacks

Rebel activity in parts of eastern and northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has forced the postponement of secondary school leaving exams for hundreds of children, officials have said. Full Story

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26 Jun 2009

Pakistani violence spreads to Kashmir

Two soldiers were killed on Friday in the first suicide bombing in Pakistani Kashmir, while three people were killed and seven wounded in two bomb blasts in a militant-infested areas near the Afghan border. Full Story

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26 Jun 2009

Militants blow up girls' school in Pakistan

Militants bombed a girls’ primary school on the outskirts of Pakistan’s Peshawar city on Friday, the latest in a series of such attacks blighting the northwest of the country, police said. Full Story

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26 Jun 2009

'Attack' mars Nigeria oil amnesty

Nigeria’s main oil militant group has claimed to have carried out a new attack in the Niger Delta, hours after the president offered an amnesty. Full Story

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26 Jun 2009

UNIFIL finds 20 launch-ready Katyushas

In an effort to prevent a flare-up along the northern border, UNIFIL has increased its operations in southern Lebanon and has begun entering villages in search of Hizbullah weapons caches, according to information obtained recently by Israel. Full Story

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26 Jun 2009

Al Qaeda's Ranks Dwindling

WASHINGTON: The number of Al Qaeda extremists in Iraq has plummeted and their ability to maintain a high-level of attacks has been eroded, U.S. intelligence suggests. Full Story

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26 Jun 2009

Arab countries draw up strategy against terrorist financing

TUNIS/PARIS – Representatives of Arab nations meeting in the Tunisian capital Tunis said Friday they have adopted a “strategy against money laundering and the financing of (Islamic) terrorism.” Full Story

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25 Jun 2009

IT industry backs cyber-security strategy

The IT industry welcomed the UK’s first cyber-security strategy as providing much-needed clarity about who companies should talk to in government about investment in research and development. However, there was disappointment at defence and security companies that the broader national security strategy, also published on Thursday, did not promise similar

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25 Jun 2009

EU Officials Propose Plan for Preventing WMD Terrorism

The executive branch of the European Union has moved to bolster the coalition’s capabilities to prevent and respond to potential terrorist strikes involving weapons of mass destruction, Agence France-Presse reported yesterday. A set of proposals from the European Commission are intended to block criminals from acquiring sensitive material, tracking such

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25 Jun 2009

Yet Another Malware Attack Spreads via Twitter

Guy Kawasaki — a Silicon Valley venture capitalist who was partially responsible for marketing the Macintosh in 1984 — has almost 140,000 Twitter followers. Many of those followers likely thought it was strange that Kawasaki was suddenly into shilling porn, when a link purporting to host a pornographic video of

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