10 May 2013

Indonesia’s Densus 88 Kills Six, Arrests 19 in Terrorism Crackdown

“Indonesia’s anti-terrorism squad Densus 88 staged raids across Java on Wednesday, cracking down on a terrorism cell accused of using the proceeds from numerous armed robberies to fund activities in Poso, Central Sulawesi.” Source: Densus 88 Kills Six, Arrests 19 in Terrorism Crackdown – The Jakarta Globe

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15 Apr 2013

Police: Boston Marathon bombs kill 2 dead, hurt more than 20

“Two dead, 22 injured in bomb blasts near finish line of Boston Marathon, Boston police say. Explosions happened at about 2:45 p.m., more than two hours after the first of the race’s nearly 27,000 runners had crossed the finish line.” Source:Police: Boston Marathon bombs kill 2 dead, hurt more than

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14 Mar 2013

Argentina’s Jorge Mario Bergoglio elected Pope Francis

“Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio has been elected the Catholic Church’s Pope, taking the name Francis.” Source: BBC News – Argentina’s Jorge Mario Bergoglio elected Pope Francis

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04 Mar 2013

Bangladesh deaths rise as Jamaat protest strike begins

“At least 16 people have died in clashes in Bangladesh at the start of a strike called over a death sentence given to an Islamist party leader.” Source: BBC News – Bangladesh deaths rise as Jamaat protest strike begins

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23 Feb 2013

Five killed in Islamist car bomb attacks in north Mali

“Five people were killed in a remote Malian town on Friday in car bomb attacks by Islamists on Tuareg MNLA rebels with close links to French forces, a spokesman for the Tuareg fighters said.” Source: Five killed in Islamist car bomb attacks in north Mali | Reuters

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08 Jan 2013

US drone attack in Pakistan ‘kills seven militants’

“At least seven militants have been killed in two US drone attacks in Pakistan’s north-western tribal area, Pakistani officials say. They told the BBC that among the militants killed were two foreign fighters, said to be from Uzbekistan. “ Source: BBC News – US drone attack in Pakistan ‘kills seven

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01 Dec 2012

Palestinian dies after Israeli troops fire at Gaza border: medics

“One of six Palestinians shot and wounded by Israeli troops on Friday while protesting at the Gaza Strip boundary fence died on Saturday, hospital officials said. Gaza’s Hamas government has said the Egyptian-brokered ceasefire would put an end to the Israeli no-go zone, allowing Palestinian farmers back to their land

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30 Nov 2012

Train cars with toxic cargo crash off New Jersey bridge into creek

“A bridge collapsed in the West Deptford area of New Jersey on Friday, sending several train cars carrying toxic chemicals crashing into a creek near the Delaware River, the U.S. Coast Guard said. Vinyl chloride, a highly toxic and flammable chemical, is believed to be leaking into Mantua Creek, Petty

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29 Nov 2012

Syria: Internet and mobile communication ‘cut off’

“The internet has been cut off and mobile phones have been disrupted in Syria, monitoring firms have said. Networking firm Renesys said the country’s connection protocols were unreachable, ‘effectively removing the country from the internet’.” Source: BBC News – Syria: Internet and mobile communication ‘cut off’

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26 Nov 2012

‘Hackers’ on trial in Turkey for the first time

“A group of Internet hackers appeared before an Ankara court on Monday on charges of terrorism, the first time alleged cyber criminals have been put on trial in Turkey, local media reported. The 10 members of the ‘Redhack’ group are accused of belonging to an armed terrorist organization, illegally obtaining

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