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Drone kills 15 ‘Qaeda,’ 3 civilians in Yemen – security

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A drone strike Saturday killed 15 Al-Qaeda suspects and three civilians in Yemen’s central Baida province, a stronghold of the extremist group, a security official said.

Posted: April 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Bus passengers foil bombing in Sultan Kudarat

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Alert passengers of a provincial bus foiled what might have been a bloody act of terrorism here when they found an improvised bomb and quickly notified the authorities, police said.

Posted: April 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Pakistan library named ‘bin Laden,’ as memory fades

Maulana Abdul Aziz, left, head cleric of a Pakistani seminary, talks to visitor in a library named after slain al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, Friday, April 18, 2014 in Islamabad, Pakistan. A controversial Pakistani cleric who runs an Islamic seminary for girls in the capital of Islamabad has named the school's newly built library in honor of Osama bin Laden, his spokesman and a school administrator said. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)

Most didn’t notice the new library at this Islamic seminary for girls near Pakistan’s capital, until locals saw the paper sign in Urdu posted on its wooden door: “Library of Osama bin Laden, the Martyr.”

Posted: April 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

20 killed as Islamic extremists rampage in Nigeria

An unidentified paramedic checks on Goodness Adams, left, a 10-month baby, who survived Monday's bomb explosion as she is carried by her aunt, Grace Sabo, in an ambulance at Asokoro hospital , Abuja, to be taken to be reunited with her mother at the Wuse hospital in Abuja, Nigeria, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. AP

Suspected Islamic militants have struck for a fourth time in three days in Nigeria, killing 20 people including a traditional ruler in attacks in the northeast, local government and security officials said Wednesday.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

PH gov’t to verify MILF presence in Basilan clash

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The Philippine government on Wednesday said it would have to check if members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) were mistakenly killed in a military operation against the Abu Sayyaf last week.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Blast rips up busy bus station in Nigerian capital

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An explosion has blasted through a busy commuter bus station on the outskirts of Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, as hundreds of people were traveling to work.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

2 Abu Sayyaf militants killed in raid

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Police commandos stormed a hideout of suspected Abu Sayyaf extremists blamed for kidnappings and extortion, triggering a firefight that led to the killing of two militants and the capture of six others, officials said.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

3 injured by grenade blast in Davao del Sur

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Three persons were injured, one critically, when a security guard at a banana plantation threw a hand grenade at a sari-sari store in the village of San Miguel here in Tuesday night.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Osama Bin Laden claimed responsibility for 9/11 attacks, says son-in-law

A hijacked commercial plane crashes into the World Trade Center in New York City on September 11, 2001. AFP FILE PHOTO

Osama Bin Laden claimed responsibility for masterminding 9/11 on the night of the attacks, his son-in-law said Wednesday as he unexpectedly testified at his federal trial in New York on terror charges.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

China finds no terror link to its nationals on jet

An unidentified woman wearing a mask depicting the flight of the missing Malaysia Airline, MH370, poses in front of the "wall of hope" at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia, Monday, March 17, 2014.  AP

China’s state news agency says background checks on all its nationals on board the missing Malaysian jetliner have uncovered no links to terrorism.

Posted: March 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

China finds no terror evidence against Chinese on MH370 passengers—Xinhua

Relatives of Chinese passengers aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 wait for a news briefing held by the airlines' officials at a hotel ballroom in Beijing Monday, March 17, 2014. The search for the missing Malaysian jet pushed deep into the northern and southern hemispheres Monday as Australia took the lead in scouring the seas of the southern Indian Ocean and Kazakhstan - about 10,000 miles to the northwest - answered Malaysia's call for help in the unprecedented hunt. AP

No evidence has been found linking the 153 Chinese passengers aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines flight to terror or hijacking, state media said Tuesday, citing Beijing’s envoy in Kuala Lumpur.

Posted: March 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

China vows to address stifling smog, terror threat

China's top leaders including Chinese President Xi Jinping, center, bow their heads to observe a minute of silence to commemorate the victims of the recent slashing incident in Kunming province during the opening session of the annual National People's Congress in Beijing's Great Hall of the People, China, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. AP

China’s government vowed to address long-festering complaints about choking smog while promising to crack down harder on the new threat of terrorism and promote unity among the country’s sometimes restive ethnic minorities.

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

43 killed in Nigeria in suspected Boko Haram school attack

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Suspected Boko Haram Islamists killed 43 people on Tuesday in an attack on secondary school students as they slept in the latest school massacre to hit Nigeria’s troubled northeast.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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