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50 min ago | 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,

5 hrs ago |

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.


Related Topix: Bly, OR

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,

The Nation

Musharraf to appear before court in Akbar Bugti murder case again

For news details visit : For news details Read on : Musharraf to appear before court in Akbar Bugti murder case Quetta- Anti Terrorism Court Quetta has ordered former president Pervez Musharraf to appear before it on next hearing in ... (more)


Related Topix: Pervez Musharraf, World News

Common Dreams

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