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2 hrs ago | 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.


6 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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,

14 hrs ago | 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

17 hrs ago | 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

21 hrs ago | KOAT-TV

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,

23 hrs ago | McClatchy

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,

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Norway expects terrorism attempt within days

Norwegian officials say they think Islamist terrorists could strike the country within a few days, but they do not know what the plot is.


The Fresno Bee

Court throws out Chiquita terror payment claims

A panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 that federal courts have no jurisdiction over the Colombian claims.


Related Topix: Food, Agriculture, Chiquita Brands International, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Life, Self Defense, US Supreme Court

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Iraq elects Kurdish politician as president

Iraqi lawmakers elected a veteran Kurdish politician as the nation's new president on Thursday, hours after an attack on a prison convoy killed dozens of people, brutally underscoring the challenges faced by the country's leaders as they struggle to form a new government.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Jalal Talabani,


Journalist helping CNN abducted in Ukraine

A Ukrainian journalist working as a freelancer for CNN remains in detention two days after he was abducted by pro-Russian separatists.


Norway on alert over feared 'terrorist' attack

Norway has taken exceptional security measures after being informed of a possible imminent "terrorist attack" by militants who have fought in Syria, the country's intelligence chief said Thursday .


Arutz Sheva Israel News

Defense/Security, 8:32 AMIDF Destroys 31 Terror Tunnels; 15 Terrorists Eliminated

The Golani Brigade uncovered yet another terror tunnel entry shaft in Gaza overnight Wednesday/Thursday, as Operation Protective Edge enters its seventeenth day.


Wed Jul 23, 2014

Battle Creek Enquirer

Who raised white flags on Brooklyn Bridge -- and why?

NYPD: No link to terrorism for white flags on Broo...: New Yorkers woke up to two white flags flying over the Brooklyn Bridge towers.


Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Five reasons this Israel-Hamas war is different

Fighting between Israel and Palestinian factions in the Gaza Strip shows that both sides have developed new strategies for countering the other's tactics, and Gaza's ruling faction, Hamas, is more isolated Five reasons this Israel-Hamas war is different Fighting between Israel and Palestinian factions in the Gaza Strip shows that both sides have ... (more)


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

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

9/11 Commission: 'Terrorism not going away'

America's longest war. Much more National Security Agency surveillance. An alphabet soup of new government departments and agencies.


Related Topix: Prison

WFAA-TV Dallas

Women charged with helping al-Qaida-linked group

The U.S. Attorney's Office in Alexandria announced the charges Wednesday. The two women, one from Virginia and the other from Washington state, are charged with providing material support to a foreign terrorist network.


Related Topix: Reston, VA

Envoy urges UN to demand halt to Iraq extremists

Nickolay Mladenov told the council by videoconference from Baghdad on Wednesday that it should also call on U.N. member states to bring to justice "the perpetrators, organizers and sponsors of these horrific terrorist acts, war crimes and crimes against humanity."


Related Topix: Middle East, Iraq, World News,

WKJK-AM Louisville

The 9/11 Commission Is Back With a New Warning for America

The co-authors of the bestselling 9/11 Commission report are once again sounding the alarm about the nation's readiness, warning of 'counter terrorism fatigue and a waning sense of urgency' in combating a growing terrorist threat.


Related Topix: George Bush, US News