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British security officials are reportedly planning for the terror threat at this summer’s London 2012 Olympics to be severe – meaning an attack is considered ‘highly likely’.
According to this article, Home secretary Theresa May is…Continue
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NEW YORK (AP) — An "al-Qaida sympathizer" who plotted to bomb police and post offices in New York City as well as U.S. troops returning home has been arrested on numerous terrorism-related charges, city officials said Sunday.
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By DefenceWeb.com 11/11/11
Somali pirates may be dropping their ransom demands by up to 50% following the Kenyan invasion, as Kenyan troops disrupt pirate bases and supply lines and patrol the Somali coast.
According to the Kenyan Business Daily, pirates’ ransom demands could…
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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said his country's nuclear program is for peaceful purposes.
By CNN Senior State Department Producer Elise Labott
Source: CNN Security Clearance
The upcoming report by the International Atomic Energy Agency will make the…Continue
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Detroit— A man was charged with threatening a federal agent Friday after he vowed to wage "jihad" during an incident inside the McNamara Federal Building.
Detroiter Otis Lenez Moore, 45, was arrested after he entered the federal building and security guards found he was carrying a large pair of scissors, according to a complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Detroit.
Security guards gave him a chance to discard the scissors and re-enter the building. He refused,…Continue
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The Wall Street Journal
PARIS—Ilitch Ramírez Sánchez, better known under his alias Carlos the Jackal, is set to go on trial before a special French criminal…Continue
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Written by ReutersWednesday, 02 November 2011
Somali pirates have hijacked a Greek-owned chemical tanker with 22 people on board in the Gulf of Aden and are taking the vessel towards the Somali coast, said a…Continue
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By Martha Neil ABAJornal.com
Federal authorities in Georgia have arrested four men they say are involved in an alleged fringe militia plot targeting the U.S. Department of Justice, federal judges and the Internal Revenue Service for attack by explosives and ricin, a highly toxic derivative of castor beans.
Dan Roberts, 67, allegedly was captured on tape saying that some people would have…Continue
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Written by ReutersFriday, 28 October 2011 11:36
A U.S. drone strike killed five commanders of a powerful Pakistani Taliban faction which attacks Western forces in Afghanistan, one of the group's leaders told Reuters.
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By Adam Ghassemi (News Channel 5)
PORTLAND, Tenn. – You're probably used to seeing TSA's signature blue uniforms at the airport, but now agents are hitting the interstates to fight terrorism with Visible Intermodal Prevention and Response (VIPR).
"Where is a terrorist more apt to be found? Not these days on an airplane more likely on the interstate," said Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security Commissioner Bill…
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AP - The bodies of six Indian divers working on an Iranian oil field in the Gulf were recovered Sunday from a diving chamber that became trapped underwater when its support ship sank, officials said.
A search was continuing for up to seven other crew members of the ship who were missing, believed drowned, according to the websites of …Continue
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By LORI HINNANT and MIKE STEWART - Associated Press
Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi was killed today as his hometown fell to the one-time rebels who ousted him, ending the last vestiges of control for the…Continue
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By RASOOL DAWAR - Associated Press
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — An American missile strike killed a ranking member of the militant Haqqani network…Continue
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By ED WHITE - Associated Press | AP
DETROIT (AP) — A Nigerian man pleaded guilty Wednesday to trying to bring down a jetliner with a…Continue
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - American militants like Anwar al-Awlaki are placed on a kill or capture list by a secretive panel of senior government officials, which then informs the president of its decisions, according to officials.
There is no public record of the operations or decisions of the panel, which is a subset of the White House's …Continue
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SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A major terror case in Chile fell apart Tuesday as prosecutors dropped charges due to a lack of evidence against 13 suspects who spent eight months in prison for a series of bombings outside bank buildings.
The case had grown to include nearly 800 witnesses and 7,000 pieces of evidence at one point,…Continue
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By Khaled Yacoub Oweis | Reuters
AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian forces hunted insurgents in the central region of Homs as they sought to crush armed resistance that is emerging after six months of protests against …Continue
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Associated Press writers Mazin Yahya and Saad Abdul-Kadir contributed to this report.
BAGHDAD (AP) — Gunmen disguised as police officers seized control of a police station in western Iraq Monday morning, killing four people and taking dozens of hostages before…Continue
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By Hamid Shalizi in Afghanistan | Reuters
KABUL (Reuters) - NATO-led forces said on Saturday that they had captured the senior commander for the Haqqani network inAfghanistan, …Continue
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