25 Jun 2009

More killed in Iraq as U.S. nears combat troop exit

Six more people died in attacks over the last 24 hours in Baghdad, the latest in a wave of deadly strikes as U.S. combat forces prepare to withdraw from cities and towns. Full Story

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25 Jun 2009

UK faces 'state-backed' hackers

Vital UK computer systems are under attack by “state-sponsored hacking on an industrial scale”, the ex-digital engagement minister has warned. Full Story

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25 Jun 2009

Pakistan Says Taliban Supplied With Guns, Cash From Afghanistan

Pakistan says Taliban insurgents fighting security forces in the country’s northwest are supplied with guns, cash, transport and communications from Afghanistan. Full Story

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25 Jun 2009

African al-Qaeda 'killed' US man

Al-Qaeda’s North Africa branch has claimed responsibility for the killing of an American aid worker shot dead in Mauritania, al-Jazeera TV reports. Full Story

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25 Jun 2009

U.N. cautions against legalizing drugs

The United Nations, calling for more global investment in drug treatment and control, warned against legalizing narcotics.The world body’s Office on Drugs and Crime issued its appeal Wednesday, while noting a brutal struggle is under way among Central American drug cartels for a bigger slice of the $50 billion global

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25 Jun 2009

Missile kills key trainer of Taliban suicide bombers

Baitullah Mehsud, the chief of Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan, had a narrow escape on Tuesday when he left only moments before an attack by US drones on the funeral of a militant commander in South Waziristan. Full Story

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25 Jun 2009

Rogue Minutemen leader held in fatal home invasion

Raul Flores thought federal agents had barged with guns drawn into his home in Arivaca, Arizona, in the middle of the night. Shawna Forde, 41, denies involvement in the shooting deaths of an Arizona man and his daughter.Full Story

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25 Jun 2009

Greek extremist group threatens new attacks

The extremist group Sect of Revolutionaries has threatened new terror attacks on police and government targets in Greece, local media reported on Wednesday (June 24th). Full Story

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25 Jun 2009

Pakistan Searches for Swat Militants as Leader Killed

Pakistani security forces are undertaking “search and sweep operations” against Taliban insurgents in the northwestern Swat valley, the military said in a statement, amid reports a key militant was killed in the area. Full Story

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25 Jun 2009

Police arrest 43 ‘terrorists’ in Pakistan

Police claim to have arrested at least 43 suspected terrorists from various parts of the province as part of a countrywide crackdown against militants. Full Story

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