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British Police Find Numerous Explosives

British police have found a large quantity of explosives similar to the ones used in last week's attacks. The materials have been found in the city of Leeds.

World | July 13, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 472

Israel Seals Territories after Mall Blast

The Israeli army has sealed off the West Bank and Gaza Strip after a bomber blew himself up at a shopping centre in the coastal city of Netanya in Israel, killing at least three Israelis, a military spokesman says. The explosion hit a shopping centre in N

World | July 13, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 678

Bomb Blasts Hit Spanish Power Plant, ETA Responsible

The Spanish city Bilbao was hit by series of explosions to which ETA rebellious organisation has claimed responsibility. The explosions occurred near a power plant in the Spanish town of Amorebieta, located near the Basque city of Bilbao, several Spanish

World | July 12, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1399

Bomb Threat Closes Warsaw Underground

The only line in the underground of Poland's capital Warsaw was evacuated on Tuesday after an anonymous bomb threat, police said. Security at train and bus stations in Poland was stepped up after the attacks in London last week, which claimed the lives of

World | July 12, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 537

Prince Albert Assumes Monaco Throne

A day-long celebration kicked off to officially proclaim Prince Albert II of Monaco the ruler of the tiny Riviera principality. Celebrations opened with a solemn Mass at the vast cathedral where his father Rainier III was buried three months ago.

World | July 12, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 503

Blast Rocks North Beirut Suburb

A bomb blast wounded pro-Syrian caretaker Defense Minister Elias Al-Murr north of Beirut on Tuesday, security officials said. The blast targeted Murr's motorcade in the busy Christian Antelias suburb.

World | July 12, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 386

Monaco Expects Prince Coronation

Prince Albert II of Monaco is to be enthroned as ruler of the tiny Mediterranean principality. The move follows the death of his father, Prince Rainier, in April.

World | July 12, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 410

Bush Calls for Action on Terror

US President George Bush described last week's London bombs as "an attack on the civilised world" adding they would not be tolerated. Speaking at the FBI academy in Virginia, Bush said: "We continue to take the fight to the enemy and will fight until this

World | July 12, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 295

At Least 19 Die in Russian Store Fire

A fire in a store in the Russian city of Ukhta killed about 20 people, Russian officials said. The Emergency Situations Ministry has so far reported 19 dead and 17 injured.

World | July 11, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 391

Srebrenica Marks Massacre 10th Anniversary

Tens of thousands of people are expected to attend ceremonies marking the 10th anniversary of the massacre of Bosnian Muslims in Srebrenica. In Europe's worst atrocity since World War II, about 8,000 men and boys were killed by Serbian forces in 1995.

World | July 11, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 577

At Least 2 Foreigners Injured in Turkey Blast

At least two foreign tourists were among those 20 injured in a bomb blast in a popular seaside resort in west Turkey. Izmir health officials said one person is in a serious condition and has been taken to a hospital in Izmir.

World | July 10, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 671

Suicide Bomber Kills Scores in Iraq

A suicide bomber has killed at least 16 people and wounded more than 40 at an Iraqi army recruiting centre in western Baghdad on Sunday. The attack, claimed by al Qaeda's Iraq wing in an Internet posting, was the bloodiest in a week.

World | July 10, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 661

Britain Calls EU Ministers to Terror Summit

British home secretary Charles Clarke has called European interior ministers to a special terror summit in Brussels next Wednesday. He acted on the suggestion of the Spanish government as members of Europol, the European police intelligence exchange agenc

World | July 10, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 397

Three Gored in Spain's Bull Run

At least three people were gored and several others suffered scrapes and cuts during the traditional running of the bulls in Spain. Six bulls charged through the medieval streets of Pamplona, chasing enthusiasts to follow fans of the 16th century traditio

World | July 10, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 739

Silence for London Blasts Victims

A two-minute silence will be held next Thursday to remember the victims of the four London explosions. People in Britain will be asked to observe the silence at noon.

World | July 9, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 345

Talibans "Kill" US Soldier

Talibans have announced they killed the American soldier, who has been missing since June 28. The US military authorities have not yet confirmed the information.

World | July 9, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 302

New York Vows Support for London

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the city would do all it could to help London overcome the terrorist attacks from Thursday. He explained that four New York detectives had already been sent to Britain and that all counter-terrorism intelligence would

World | July 9, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 266

Hurricane Kills At Least 10 in Cuba

The Dennis hurricane has so far killed at least 10 people. Thousands have escaped from their homes in Cuba.

World | July 9, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 419

G8 Agree USD 50 B Aid Boost

Prime Minister Tony Blair has announced that the G8 agreed a USD 50 B boost to aid for developing countries. Blair said there was a commitment to find an end date for farm subsidies and a will to make a success of the Hong Kong trade round later this year

World | July 8, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 305

German Sentenced for Sasser Worm

A German youth has been given a 21-month suspended sentence after being convicted of creating the Sasser worm which crippled computers worldwide. Sven Jaschan was found guilty of computer sabotage and illegally altering data, said a court official.

World | July 8, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 499

Al-Qaeda Linked Group Threatens to Hit Rome

An Al-Qaeda linked groups threatened to attack Rome to punish Italy for supporting the United States, a Web statement said. It also praised the bombings in London.

World | July 8, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 427
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