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Anti-Drone Protesters Arrested Outside US Air Force Base

CHP Officer George Carpenter, right, clears demonstrators from the roadway during a protest near the gate of Beale Air Force Base in Wheatland in this March 25, 2014 file photo.


Related Topix: US Military, Beale Air Force Base, US Air Force, California

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Speech insufficient to halt home-grown terror

He went to prison in the 1980s for weapons charges and for plotting to kill Morris Dees, founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center.


Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Prison, Southern Poverty Law Center, Law


Gunmen kill 11 Algerian soldiers in ambush

Gunmen killed 11 Algerian soldiers in an ambush overnight, the defence ministry said on Sunday, in the first attack of its kind since President Abdelaziz Bouteflika won a fourth term.


Related Topix: World News, Algeria, Africa, Abdelaziz Bouteflika

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Suspected drone strikes hit al Qaeda in Yemen

Suspected drone strikes targeted al Qaeda fighters in Yemen on Sunday for the second time in two days, killing "at least a dozen," a Yemeni government official said.



Iran slams seizure of NYC skyscraper to compensate victims of terrorism

Iran is condemning a U.S. court order requiring the owners of a 36-story New York City skyscraper to compensate victims of Iran-sponsored terrorism.


Related Topix: Non-Profit, US Military, US Marine Corps

The Olympian

Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter

More than 150,000 tourists - Romans and pilgrims, young and old - turned out for the Mass that Francis celebrated at an altar set up under a canopy on the steps of St. Peter's Basilica.


Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, Pope Benedict XVI, Religion, Orthodox Church

Forth 2

Islamist Extremism 'A Deadly Problem For Charity'

William Shawcross, chairman of the Charity Commission , said it was "ludicrous" that people convicted of terrorism offences or money laundering are not barred from setting up charities.


Nigerians mark Easter amid mourning and fear

The homegrown terrorist network Boko Haram on Saturday claimed responsibility for last week's rush-hour explosion at a busy bus station in the capital, Abuja, and threatened more attacks.


Related Topix: Nigeria, Africa, World News, Explosion

Religion News Service

What to call acts of terrorism committed by group of Muslims? Islamic? Islamist? Or something else?

A few days ago, I published a blog post on how the language of the 9/11 Memorial Museum might unwittingly be reinforcing the claims of Al-Qaeda.


Sat Apr 19, 2014

St.Petersburg Times

An amendment to an anti-terrorism bill passed by the State Duma will...

The State Duma has voted to give bloggers the same responsibility for their publications as journalists.


Related Topix: Blog News, World News, Russia

ABC News

San Francisco Probe Leading to Entrapment Claims

The FBI used millions of dollars, liquor and cigarettes seized in other cases and more than a dozen undercover operatives in an elaborate, seven-year sting operation targeting a San Francisco Chinatown association thought to be a front for a notorious organized crime syndicate.


Related Topix: Prison, Mafia

The Star Online

Mediator heads to east Ukraine, seeking surrenders

A mediator from Europe's OSCE security body headed to eastern Ukraine on Saturday seeking the surrender of pro-Russian separatists as the Kiev government declared an Easter truce following a peace accord with Moscow.


Related Topix: Europe, Ukraine, Cold War, Entertainment, Television


Ukraine Suspends 'Anti-Terrorist Operation'

Ukraine suspended the "active stage" of its "anti-terrorist operation" in the eastern part of its country Saturday, citing the Easter holidays and Geneva Agreement as the reason, according to its Ministry of Defense.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin

KOLD-TV Tucson

American identifies cleric in US terrorism case

A Seattle man told a jury Friday that an Egyptian cleric on trial on terrorism charges is the "very angry" imam he met in London years ago.


Related Topix: Bly, OR

International Business Times

Bomb blast Kills 14 at Mosque in Syria's Homs - State TV

A bomb went off in front of a mosque and killed 14 people in Homs, Syrian state television said on Friday, with forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad looking close to wresting the symbolic central city back from rebels.


Related Topix: Middle East, Syria, World News

Fri Apr 18, 2014


Officials: 24 more abducted Nigerian students free

Twenty-four more Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by Islamic extremists have escaped and 85 still are missing, an education official said Friday.


Related Topix: Nigeria, Africa, World News


New message from al Qaeda leader

Familiar terrorist groups, familiar threats, familiar boasts and grievances -- all in new messages tied, either directly or indirectly, to al Qaeda.


ABC News

Blast in Busy Cairo Square Kills 1 Police Officer

An explosion rocked a busy square in central Cairo late Friday, killing one police officer and causing panic, Egypt's Interior Ministry and security officials said.


Related Topix: Explosion, Muslim Brotherhood


Pakistani Madrassa Names Its Library For Osama Bin Laden

A sign now outside the small library at a religious school for girls in Pakistan's capital says the room has been named for a martyr - Osama bin Laden, whose al-Qaida terrorist network was responsible for the Sept.


Related Topix: Osama bin Laden, York, PA, World News, Pakistan

Salisbury Journal

Syria death son is 'a martyr' - dad

The father of a British teenager killed in Syria has described him as a "martyr" as he revealed he tried to convince him not to fight in the war-torn country.


Related Topix: Europe, United Kingdom, Guantanamo Bay, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison