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Attack on China train station leaves 33 dead

The body of a victim is inspected by police officers outside a railway station, after an attack by knife wielding men left 27 dead in Kunming, in southwestern China's Yunnan province, Saturday March 1, 2014. China's official Xinhua News Agency says authorities consider the attack by a group of knife-wielding assailants at a train station in southwestern China in which at least 27 people died and over 100 were injured, to be an act of terrorism. AP

More than 10 knife-wielding attackers slashed people at a train station in a southwestern city in what authorities called a terrorist attack by ethnic separatists in western China, and police fatally shot four of the assailants, leaving 33 people dead and 130 others wounded, state media said.

Posted: March 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Failed ‘terrorist’ attack on Suez Canal ship—official

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A container ship in the Suez Canal was the target of a failed “terrorist” attack on Saturday aimed at disrupting traffic through the key waterway, the head of the Suez Canal Authority said.

Posted: September 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Top US officials meet to discuss embassy threat

In this Dec. 9, 2010, file photo President Barack Obama holds a meeting.  AP FILE PHOTO

Top U.S. officials met Saturday to review the threat of a terrorist attack that led to the weekend closure of 21 U.S. embassies and consulates in the Muslim world and a global travel warning to Americans. President Barack Obama was briefed following the session, the White House said.

Posted: August 4th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Obama blames ‘terrorists’ for Algeria hostage deaths

President Barack Obama gestures as he answers questions from members of the media during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 14, 2013.  AP FILE PHOTO

US President Barack Obama said Saturday that blame for deaths stemming from a hostage crisis in Algeria lay with the “terrorists” who had earlier taken foreigners captive at a remote gas plant.

Posted: January 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Algeria: 12 hostages have died in the siege

Algerian special police unit officers secure the hospital in Ain Amenas, Algeria, Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, two days after the start of the terrorist attack at a gas plant. The hostage crisis in the remote desert of Algeria is not over, Britain said Friday, after an Algerian raid on the gas plant to wipe out Islamist militants and free their captives from at least 10 countries unleashed bloody chaos. AP/Anis Belghoul

The bloody three-day hostage standoff at a natural gas plant in the Sahara took a dramatic turn Friday as Algeria’s state news service reported that nearly 100 of the 132 foreign workers kidnapped by Islamic militants had been freed.

Posted: January 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

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