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2 min ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

Boko Haram kidnaps wife of Cameroon vice prime minister

There, they found Cameroon's vice prime minister and his wife in their home. The wife was taken after a brief gunfight, but the senior Cameroonian politician somehow escaped.


4 hrs ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore

2 children among 13 dead in Ukraine fighting

More death and violence were reported in eastern Ukraine on Sunday, as some investigators stood ready but were unable to go to the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, downed more than a week ago.


Related Topix: Air Accidents

7 hrs ago | KSFO AM 560

US Less Safe Than Several Years Ago, Top Intelligence Official Says

The United States is now less safe than it was years ago, in part because a brutal terrorist group has been able to gain power in Iraq after the post-war government there "blew it," a top U.S. intelligence official said Saturday.


Related Topix: Aspen, CO, Israel, World News, Middle East

11 hrs ago |

Air Algerie jet's black boxes to be sent to France

U.N. peacekeepers located the second black box on Saturday amid the wreckage of the plane that took off from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, and was heading to Algiers, Algeria when it crashed early Thursday in northern Mali near the border with Burkina Faso.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Mali, Burkina Faso, Malo, WA

13 hrs ago |

Trial date approaches over terrorist killing of Susquehanna Township couple's son

Benjamin Blutstein, 25, of Susquehanna Township, was killed in a terrorist bombing attack at Hebrew University, July 31, 2002, just days after completing two years of advanced Jewish learning at Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies.


17 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Terrorism: the Israeli assault on Gaza

For many of them, they found they had no home left to return to. The level of destruction is hard to fathom.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Hamas (Palestine), Palestinian Territories

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Russia criticizes EU sanctions, raps U.S. over Ukraine role

Armed pro-Russia men ride armoured personnel carriers during celebrations to mark Victory Day in Slaviansk, eastern Ukraine May 9, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Prison, 9, Southeast Asia, Malaysia

Tyrone Times

Man charged over David Black murder car, has case adjourned

The case against the only man still accused in connection with the murder of prison officer David Black who was granted bail on foot of prosecution delays, had his case adjourned for a month on foot of his own lawyer's application.


Related Topix: Armagh County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, Down County, Northern Ireland, Irish Republican Army


Threat from Syria Will Last a Decade, Top Lawmaker Warns

The growing chaos in Iraq and Syria, where thousands of Western recruits have joined terrorist groups to train and fight, is cultivating a global threat that the United States is "going to be dealing with for the next decade," the head of the House Homeland Security Committee warned Saturday.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Michael McCaul, Republican, US House of Representatives, Transporation Security Administration (TSA)

The Town Talk

Ukraine's separatist stronghold girds for key battle

Florists in this metropolis known as "The City of a Million Roses" aren't selling many flowers these days.


The Washington Post

Egypt to try 20 suspected in terrorist attacks

Egypt's chief prosecutor's office says it has charged 20 suspected militants with carrying terrorist attacks that killed seven people and wounded more than 100.


Related Topix: Mohamed Morsi, World News

The Washington Post

US clears Kuwaiti for release from Guantanamo

The United States has cleared the release of a Kuwaiti man held at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for more than 12 years because of his suspected links to terrorism.


Related Topix: Prison, US Military Prisons, Cuba, World News, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Guantanamo Bay

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Regina Leader Post

Police warned B.C. Muslim group to watch Burnaby man facing terrorism charges

Police had warned the B.C. Muslim Association to keep an eye on Hasib Yusufzai long before the Burnaby man was charged with leaving Canada to join a terrorist group in Syria.


The Washington Post

Aruba to hold Venezuela official seeks immunity

A judge in Aruba ruled Friday that the highest-ranking Venezuelan official ever arrested on a U.S. warrant will remain behind bars pending an extradition request on drug charges.


Related Topix: Drugs, Hugo Chavez, World News

New Jersey Herald

US: Russia is firing across border into Ukraine

Russia is launching artillery attacks from its soil on Ukrainian troops and preparing to move heavier weaponry across the border, the U.S. and Ukraine charged Friday in what appeared to be an ominous escalation of the crisis.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Aspen, CO,

Brandon Sun

US right-wing radio toasts Harper government over Mideast, while blasting Obama

A highly popular conservative radio talk show in the United States has heaped praise on Canada's Harper government, while simultaneously blasting U.S. President Barack Obama and his administration.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Israel, World News, Middle East

Globe and Mail

MH17: Ottawa expands sanctions against Russia after plane attack

Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks to the media in his office in Ottawa, in June 26, 2014.


Related Topix: Stephen Harper, North America, Canada, World News, Europe, Ukraine


U.N. head: Gaza conflict is 'wrong'

A U.N. shelter in northern Gaza had been hit. At least 16 were dead, a couple hundred more were wounded -- most of them women and children.


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


Obama administration knew Islamic State was growing but did little to counter it

In congressional testimony as far back as November, U.S. diplomats and intelligence officials made clear that the United States had been closely tracking the al Qaida spinoff since 2012, when it enlarged its operations from Iraq to civil war-torn Syria, seized an oil-rich province there and signed up thousands of foreign fighters who'd infiltrated ... (more)


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Brandon Sun

Maximum 10-year sentence for Canadian planning to join Somali terror group

The first Canadian convicted under a law criminalizing attempts to join a terrorist group was handed the maximum sentence of 10 years in prison on Thursday in a case his lawyer had argued was one of entrapment.


Related Topix: Canada,