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Scare in Turkey Boosts 9/11 Jitters

An unexploded car bomb was found in Turkey on the sixth anniversary of the September 11 attacks.

World | September 11, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1423

US Pays Tribute to 9/11 Victims with 4 Minutes of Silence, Bells Toll

People across the US, including top statesmen, are to join Tuesday's commemorations of the September 11 victims on the sixth anniversary of the horrific terrorist attacks that took the lives of about 3000 people. The events begin at 08:46, the exact time

World | September 11, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1498

US Military Airport in Germany Gets Terrorist Threats

German police launched a major operation at the US military airport at Spangdahlem after US forces have been threatened by phone, Inguirer.net reported Tuesday.

World | September 11, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2800

Osama bin Laden Appears in New Video on 9/11 Anniversary

A new video featuring an introduction from al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden appeared on the Internet on Tuesday, CNN reported. In the tape a voice identified as bin Laden's praises 9/11 Saudi Arabia's hijacker Waleed al-Shehri, who was on board of the pla

World | September 11, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4478

Al-Qaeda Sustains Media Offensive with New Tape

Al-Qaeda will continue its media offensive by releasing a second tape of its spiritual leader, Osama bin Laden, in less than a week, according to a banner on a website linked with al-Qaeda in the past. Scheduled to coincide with the sixth anniversary of

World | September 10, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1973

Colombian Police Capture Drug Kingpin

Colombian police said on Monday they have captured the country's most important drug baron, who appears on FBI's "10 most wanted list". Diego Montoya is alleged to be the leader of Colombia's last remaining major drug cartel, the Norte del Valle, which i

World | September 10, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1895

Pakistan Deports Ex-PM on Return from Exile

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been arrested and deported within hours of returning from exile, BBC reported, citing officials.

World | September 10, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1221

Pakistan "to Deport" Ex-PM Sharif after Exile

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been arrested and is to be deported after returning to Pakistan from exile, BBC reported, citing officials. After landing in Islamabad, he was charged and bundled onto a helicopter.

World | September 10, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1345

Parents of Missing UK Girl Return to Britain

The parents of missing four-year-old Madeleine McCann returned to Britain on Sunday, just two days after Portuguese police named them as formal suspects. Their new status does not prevent them from leaving Portugal, but it expands the scope of the questi

World | September 9, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2982

Israeli Police Arrests Neo-Nazi Gang

Israeli police have arrested eight people, aged between 16 and 21, who are charged with carrying out attacks against foreigners, gay people and religious Jews, the BBC reported. Searches in their homes in the town of Petah Tikva have yielded Nazi uniform

World | September 9, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3118

Al-Qaeda Lays Claim to Algerian Twin Bombings

The North African wing of al-Qaeda claimed the two suicide attacks that rocked Algeria in the last days, killing more than 50 people. The attacks come just months after similar bombings, also claimed by the organisation that calls itself al-Qaeda in the

World | September 9, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2051

UN Secretary General Visits Libya for Darfur Talks

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon arrived in Libya on Saturday to hold talks with Muammar Qaddafi on the resolution of the Darfur crisis, giving yet a new sign that Libya's international isolation is coming to an end. Libya's relations with the West have

World | September 8, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1350

22 Killed in Unsuccessful Assassination Attempt in Algeria

A total of 22 people died and another 107 were wounded in an assassination attempt against Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika. A bomber had detonated the device after being discovered by the crowd in Batna, northeastern Algeria, before Bouteflika ha

World | September 8, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2745

Bin Laden Tape Slams Democracy, Advocates Conversion to Islam

Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden criticised democracy in his most recent videotape, inviting Americans to convert to Islam, but made no specific threats against the US. The tape was released on the eve of the sixth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and almo

World | September 8, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6021

Parents to Be Officially Declared Suspects in Missing UK Girl Case

The parents of the four-year-old Madeleine McCann are to be named as suspects by Portuguese police investigating the case of the British girl's disappearance, a family friend said Friday, cited by BBC. The mother Kate McCann has already been questioned a

World | September 7, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3844

Hurricane Felix Death Toll in Nicaragua, Honduras Rises to 98

Hurricane Felix has killed at least 98 people in Nicaragua and Honduras and dead bodies are still being recovered, officials reported on Friday.

World | September 7, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2250

Osama bin Laden to Issue New Videotape on 9/11 Anniversary

Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden is to issue a new videotape message to mark the sixth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, extremist Web site said.

World | September 7, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3384

US Could Pull out from Iraq in 2008, Report Says

The US could start withdrawing some troops from Iraq early next year if Iraq's army continues to improve its combat capability, a new report prepared for Congress says, as cited by Bloomberg agency.

World | September 6, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1683

Germany Hunts 10 11/9 Terror Suspects

German authorities are hunting for about 10 more suspects believed to have helped the three men held for allegedly plotting massive bomb attacks.

World | September 6, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1372

Polish Writer Jailed for Businessman's Murder, Described in Novel

A Polish author has been sentenced to 25 years imprisonment for the murder of a businessman, four years after he wrote a novel, which contained details of a similar crime.

World | September 5, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2330

Germany Foils Airports Terror Plot, Arrests 3

Three suspected terrorists aiming to mount attacks on Frankfurt's airport and a nearby US military base have been arrested, a regional German broadcaster reported Wednesday, as cited by dpa.

World | September 5, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1333
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