Nigeria-Kidnapped UK Girl Threatened with Murder

Kidnappers who seized a three-year-old UK girl in Nigeria have threatened to kill her unless her father agrees to take her place, her mother says, as cited by BBC.

World | July 6, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1343

Australia Quizzes Another Five Doctors over UK Bombing Attempts

Police in Australia have seized new evidence and questioned five more doctors over last week's failed car bomb attacks in the UK, BBC reported.

World | July 6, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1640

110 Irish Children Swept Out to Sea

A major rescue operation was launched off the Irish coast on Thursday after 110 children were swept out to sea, BBC reported. About 20 people were reported missing shortly afterwards, though the Irish coastguard later said everyone had been rescued safel

World | July 5, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1703

Train of London Underground Derails

A train of the London Underground derailed on Thursday morning between Mile End and Bethnal Green, leaving hundreds of terrified commuters, who were immediately evacuated.

World | July 5, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2477

Series of Blasts Rock Islamabad's Red Mosque, Students Refuse to Surrender

A series of warning blasts were fired on Thursday by the Pakistani security forces near Islamabad's Red Mosque, where armed Islamic students have been resisting a siege. Officials said the aim was to step up pressure to surrender on those inside.

World | July 5, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1417

UK Drops Terror Level from Critical to Severe

The terror threat level to the UK has been downgraded to "severe" from "critical", BBC reported, citing a statement of Home Secretary Jacqui Smith. This comes after eight people were arrested over the London and Glasgow bomb attack and means that an atta

World | July 4, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1509

US Tightens Security Measures over Independence Day Celebrations

US are to held celebrations on the occasion of its national holiday under tight security measures. The guard of the airports and the underground stations in the state of Washington all over the country has also been strengthened.

World | July 4, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1529

Kidnapped BBC Correspondent Released after 4 Months in Captivity

BBC correspondent Alan Johnston, who was abducted in Gaza almost four months ago, has been released by kidnappers early on Wednesday.

World | July 4, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1529

Heathrow Evacuated over Security Alert

Thousands of passengers travelling from Heathrow Airport's Terminal 4 are facing delays after a suspect bag sparked a security alert, BBC reported.

World | July 3, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2361

12 Killed in Head-on Bus Crash in Egypt

A total of 12 people died and at least 58 injured after two buses crashed in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Tuesday. The accident occurred on a road north of the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, where the injured passengers were taken for treatment.

World | July 3, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1216

Bush, Putin Remain Split on Missile Shield

US President George W Bush and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin failed to bridge the gap between the two countries on the proposed US anti-missile shield after a fresh round of talks in Maine. The two heads of state met in an informal setting at Bu

World | July 3, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1594

Yet Another Suspect Seized in Australia Over Glasgow Attack

Yet another suspect has been arrested Tuesday in Australia over a suspected al Qaeda plot to detonate car bombs in London and Scotland. The detainee, who was seized in the eastern city of Brisbane, while he was trying to get on a plane with a one-way tic

World | July 3, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1675

French Police Arrest Five Suspected ETA Members

French gendarmes arrested five suspected members of Basque terrorist organisation ETA in two separate police actions, Spanish media reported on Tuesday. Two suspects were arrested in the suburbs of Paris during a routine check, just hours after three peo

World | July 3, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1222

US Firm to Sell Dracula's Castle in Romania

US private investment firm Baytree Capital will represent Dominic von Habsburg in the sale of Bran Castle in Romania, immortalised in Bram Stoker's novel Dracula. Under the terms of the agreement, Baytree will have exclusive rights to represent the Habsb

World | July 2, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2134

2 More Suspects Arrested over Glasgow Attack

Another two suspects have been arrested Sunday evening in the Paisley area over the unsuccessful attack on the Glasgow Airport. The UK authorities announced the detainees are at the age of 25 and 28 but have not revealed their identity yet.

World | July 2, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1964

US Embassy in Cyprus Confirms Death of Diplomat

The US Embassy in Cyprus confirmed that police has found the body of defense attach?© Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Mooney. "The cause of his death is being investigated and any further information will be released as appropriate,'' US Ambassador Ronald Schl

World | July 2, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3846

Vanished US Attache Found Dead in Cyprus

The senior diplomat at the US embassy in Cyprus, who was declared missing four days ago, has been found dead, the state radio reported Monday.

World | July 2, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4611

Europeans See US as Bigger Threat than Iran, N Korea

Europeans consistently regard the US as the biggest threat to world stability, a new poll for the Financial Times reveals. A survey carried out in June by Harris Research shows that 32 per cent of respondents in five European countries - Spain.

World | July 2, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1597

ABC News: Al Qaeda Planning Terror "Spectacular" This Summer

A secret US law enforcement report, prepared for the Department of Homeland Security, warns that Al Qaeda is planning a terror "spectacular" this summer, ABC News reported, citing a senior official with access to the document. "This is reminiscent of the

World | July 2, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2161

BBC: Glasgow Detainees are "Asians"

The five individuals, who were arrested on Sunday after the unsuccessful attack on the Glasgow airport, originate from the Middle East, BBC reported.

World | July 2, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1458

UK Pays Tribute to Princes Diana with Concert to Remember

A concert to remember took place at Wembley Stadium on Sunday evening to mark the 46th anniversary since deceased Lady Diana's birth. Elton John, Take That and Rod Stewart were among the stars, who joined the event, organized by the princess' two sons.

World | July 1, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2483
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