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Yemen to Pay Families of Civilians Killed in Drone Strikes

The Yemeni government plans to make a cash payment to the families of the three civilians killed in a string of airstrikes over the weekend, a spokesperson for the Yemeni Embassy in Washington, D.C. said Wednesday.


Wed Apr 23, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Defense: FBI probe in 9/11 trial has implications

The defense team for five people facing trial before a war crimes tribunal stemming from the Sept.


Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Amid Russia warning, Ukraine is in a security bind

Russia's foreign minister warned Wednesday that attacks on Russian citizens or interests in Ukraine would bring a firm response and drew a comparison to the circumstances that opened the war with Georgia in 2008.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Russia

Wausau Daily Herald

Violence in Egypt kills 2 police officers

Pro-Muslim Brotherhood students block a road with burning tires and chant slogan against the police and army, outside the main campus of Cairo University, in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood, Mohamed Morsi

Brandon Sun

Palestinian official: Israeli airstrike misses target in Gaza, wounding 3 bystanders

The rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah on Wednesday agreed to form a unity government and hold new elections, making a new attempt to overcome a seven-year split that has left them divided between two governments.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories,

Majic 95.9 WYNT-FM

Jihadists now control secretive U.S. base in Libya

A key jihadist leader and longtime member of al Qaeda has taken control of a secretive training facility set up by U.S. special operations forces on the Libyan coastline to help hunt down Islamic militants, according to local media reports, Jihadist web forums, and U.S. officials.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya

The Washington Post

France unveils plan to fight jihadist threat

France is cracking down on youth who leave their homes to fight with Islamist radicals in Syria's civil war.


Related Topix: World News

The Huffington Post

Ukraine Ends Easter Truce, Relaunches 'Anti-Terrorism Operation'

Ukraine's government has formally ended an Easter truce and is relaunching the "active phase" of an "anti-terrorist operation" to eliminate armed pro-Russian separatist groups in the east, First Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Yarema said on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine,

Report on CIA interrogations shadows Gitmo trials

The Senate's forthcoming report on the CIA's use of harsh interrogation techniques could add to the legal complications facing the long-delayed U.S. military tribunals of terrorist suspects at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp.


Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US News, Camp Delta, US Military, US Navy

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Hindustan Times

Acts of terrorism meant to scare away voters Omar

Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday condemned the killing of three people in south Kashmir's Pulwama district asserting that the act of terrorism was meant to scare away voters.


Related Topix: India, World News

The Star Online

Bahrain sentences 12 people for life for spying, Iran links

A Bahraini court has sentenced 12 men to life in prison for spying, receiving training from Iran's Revolutionary Guard and processing weapons and explosives, a defence lawyer and rights activist said on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Middle East, Bahrain, World News


Ukraine orders new 'anti-terror' operation

Ukraine's acting president ordered security forces to resume "anti-terror" operations in the country's east Tuesday after the bodies of two people allegedly abducted by pro-Russia insurgents were found and a military aircraft was reported to be hit by gunfire.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Oleksandr Turchynov

Lincoln Daily News

Jurors Hear Cleric's Praise For September 11 Attacks

In a video of radical Islamic cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri shown to jurors at his trial on Monday, he did not hesitate when a television interviewer asked him about the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States that killed nearly 3,000 people.


Related Topix: Prison, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

WXII 12 Winston-Salem

Yemen strikes may target top al Qaeda leaders

A "massive and unprecedented" assault against al Qaeda fighters in Yemen appears to be targeting high-level operatives of the terrorist network, U.S. analysts said Monday.



U.S. force in Afghanistan may be cut to less than 10,000 troops

The number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan may drop well below 10,000 - the minimum demanded by the U.S. military to train Afghan forces - as the longest war in American history winds down, Obama administration officials briefed on the matter say, Reuters reported.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US Military, US Air Force

Mon Apr 21, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

NYC jury hears tape defending 9/11 terror attacks

A man who has accused "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him when he was a teen has also sued a former TV programming executive and two other industry figures.


Related Topix: X-Men, Action Movies, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, Education Etc., Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, Explosion

The Skanner

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.


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CBS Local

Court: White House Must Disclose Legal Justification For Using Drones ...

The U.S. government must publicly disclose in redacted form secret papers describing its legal justification for using drones to kill citizens suspected of terrorism overseas, because President Barack Obama and senior government officials have commented on the subject, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, Activism, Publishing, Media, New Times

The Modesto Bee

Rwandan singer pleads guilty to terrorism charges

Kizito Mihigo, a genocide survivor and composer of songs about genocide and reconciliation, appeared in a crowded courtroom in the capital, Kigali, along with a radio journalist and two others accused of plotting terrorist attacks and planning to harm government officials.


Related Topix: World News, Rwanda, Africa, Paul Kagame


Parents say 234 girls missing from Nigerian school, not 85

Some 234 girls are missing from the northeast Nigerian school attacked last week by Islamic extremists, significantly more than the 85 reported by education officials, parents told the state governor Monday.


Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens,