Health & Environmental

700 migrants rescued off Italian coast »

08:57 am | “The Italian coast guard said Saturday it had rescued more than 700 migrants and refugees, including many Syrians and Egyptians, from four struggling boats, the latest in a surge of refugee arrivals.” Source:…

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Terrorism

Taliban-led suicide attack kills 10, wounds 120 in Afghan town »

09:44 am | “Ten people, including six suicide attackers, were killed and 120 civilians injured as a group of suicide bombers stormed…

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Four killed in Pakistan suicide attack »

09:41 am | “Four people, including three suicide bombers and one policeman, were killed Monday in an attack on police headquarters in…

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Syrian rebel group could revive al Qaeda’s fortunes: report »

09:40 am | “A weakened al-Qaeda has the potential for resurgence in Syria, where the turmoil of civil war could help revive…

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Gunmen kill nine in northwest Pakistan »

08:56 am | “Gunmen attacked a mini-bus and two other vehicles near Pakistan’s northwestern city of Peshawar late on Friday, killing nine…

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  1. Suicide Bomber Targets ISAF Troops
  2. Clashes in CAR kill up to 10
  3. Anonymous Announces Hack Attack Against Syria, Saudi Arabia
  4. Taliban-led suicide attack kills 10, wounds 120 in Afghan town
  5. Four killed in Pakistan suicide attack
  6. Syrian rebel group could revive al Qaeda’s fortunes: report
  7. Kerry says Saudi Arabia has agreed to support military strike against Syria
  8. Army summoned to quell communal violence that kills 15 in north Indian state
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Kerry says Saudi Arabia has agreed to support military strike against Syria »

09:35 am | “The Obama administration picked up new international endorsements Sunday for a military strike against Syria as Syrian President Bashar al-Assad denied his government had used chemical weapons and warned the American people not to get involved in another Middle Eastern war.” Source: Kerry says Saudi Arabia has agreed to support military strike against Syria –…

Sep 9 2013 / No Comment / Read More »

Iran releases Indian oil tanker detained in August »

08:59 am | “Iran has released an Indian crude oil tanker that was detained last month over pollution concerns, an Indian shipping official said on Saturday, ending a dispute between the countries that have historically had strong trade ties.” Source: Iran releases Indian oil tanker detained in August | Reuters…

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Flash floods kill 24 in Mali’s capital Bamako, minister says »

09:37 am | “Twenty-four people were killed in Mali’s riverside capital Bamako on Wednesday when torrential rains provoked flash floods that washed away homes in several neighborhoods, a government minister said.” Source: Flash floods kill 24 in Mali’s capital Bamako, minister says | Reuters…

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Eight inmates killed in Mexican prison near U.S. border »

09:20 am | “Eight inmates were attacked and killed in a Mexican prison near the U.S. border a day after being transferred to the facility, the local state government said on Thursday.” Source: Eight inmates killed in Mexican prison near U.S. border | Reuters…

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South Sudan makes $1 billion in oil sales, passes on a quarter to Sudan »

09:14 am | “South Sudan made almost $1 billion from oil sales since resuming production in April, of which it had to pass on a quarter to arch foe Sudan for exporting crude through its territory, the oil ministry said on Thursday.” Source: South Sudan makes $1 billion in oil sales, passes on a quarter to Sudan |…

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Organized Crime & Gangs

Pakistan: 67 arrested in Karachi security operation »

09:33 am | “As many as 67 people, including three women robbers, have been arrested within two days in Pakistan as part of an ongoing targetted operation launched in the port city of…

Sep 9 2013 / No Comment / Read More »

Gunmen kill at least 11 people in Guatemala »

09:05 am | “Gunmen shot dead at least 11 people and injured 15 others in a series of attacks on bars in a village near…

Sep 9 2013 / No Comment / Read More »

Sri Lanka arrests navy officer over people smuggling »

09:01 am | “Sri Lankan police have arrested a navy officer suspected of involvement in smuggling people in fishing boats to Australia, officials said Saturday.”…

Sep 7 2013 / No Comment / Read More »
US intelligence reveals plot to kill leading Pakistani HR activist » Human, drug and ivory trafficking on the rise in eastern Africa – U.N. » Gabon investigation unmasks 3,000 fake government employees » Six killed as smuggled ammunition explodes on Turkey-Syria border » Suriname president’s son arrested on U.S. drug smuggling charges »

Dangerous Places

Army summoned to quell communal violence that kills 15 in north Indian state »

09:33 am | “The Indian army was called in, an unusual measure, to contain communal violence pitting Hindus against Muslims that killed at least 15…

Sep 9 2013 / No Comment / Read More »

Turkey adds troops, weapons on southeastern border with Syria »

09:26 am | “Turkey has bolstered its defenses and deployed additional troops on its southeastern Syrian border in recent days as the United States tries…

Sep 9 2013 / No Comment / Read More »
Muslim rebels take 30 hostages in raid on Philippine southern city » NATO airstrike kills insurgents, possibly civilians, in Afghanistan » Egypt army hits Sinai militants, at least 30 killed, injured » Afghan MP Fariba Ahmadi Kakar freed by the Taliban » U.S. drone strike kills 6 militants in Pakistan »

Clashes in CAR kill up to 10 »

09:47 am | “At least 10 people were killed when troops of the new regime in the Central African Republic battled fighters claiming loyalty to toppled president Francois Bozize, an army source said…

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