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Five More Charged in Antiterror Sweep by Police in Britain

Five Britons appeared briefly in a high-security court on Saturday charged with an array of terrorism-related crimes after what was depicted by the authorities as the biggest antiterror sweep in Britain since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks in the United States. The court appearances followed raids on March 30 in London and southeastern England during which police officers seized ammonium nitrate fertilizer from a commercial storage locker near London. Four of the men — Jawad Akbar, 20; Omar Khyam, 22; Waheed Mahmoud, 32; and Anthony Garcia, 21 — were accused of conspiring to cause an explosion as part of a plot hatched between Oct. 1, 2003, and March. Full Story

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