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US Agents Arrest 245 Suspects in Child Pornography Ring

Posted January 3rd, 2013 at 5:00 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. federal agents have arrested 245 suspects in an international investigation of child pornography. The head of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency, John Morton, said Thursday that authorities rescued 123 sexually abused children, some as young as three years old. Morton calls child exploitation a wrong among wrongs. He said a relentless fight […]

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Sudan Arrests Suspected Coup Plotters

Posted November 22nd, 2012 at 10:20 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities in Sudan say they have arrested the country’s former intelligence chief, among others, for an alleged plot to destabilize national security. Sudan’s information minister announced the arrests Thursday, saying former intelligence minister Salah Gosh is among the accused. He said Gosh is among a number of military and intelligence officers suspected of involvement in […]

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US Charges 4 Men in Alleged Terror Plot

Posted November 20th, 2012 at 9:45 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. authorities have charged four men, including one who served in the U.S. military, with plotting to kill Americans overseas by joining al-Qaida and the Taliban,. The Federal Bureau of Investigation said late Monday the group was planning to engage in “violent jihad” with bombings of military bases and other government facilities. The FBI says […]

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US Charges 4 Men in Alleged Terror Plot

Posted November 20th, 2012 at 5:25 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. authorities have charged four men with plotting to kill Americans overseas by joining al-Qaida and the Taliban. The Federal Bureau of Investigation said late Monday the group was planning to engage in “violent jihad” with bombings of military bases and other government facilities. The FBI says that in 2010, Sohiel Omar Kabir, a naturalized […]

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Bosnia Cracks Down on Organized Crime

Posted September 12th, 2012 at 10:35 am (UTC-5)
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Bosnian authorities say they have launched a major operation against organized crime, conducting raids across the country on groups suspected of murders, drug trafficking, and robbery. The head of Bosnia-Herzegovina’s state security agency, Goran Zubac, told reporters Wednesday that this is the largest crackdown on organized crime since the Bosnian war ended in 1995. He […]

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Al-Qaida Suspects Questioned in Spain

Posted August 3rd, 2012 at 9:15 am (UTC-5)
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Three suspected members of the al-Qaida terror group are being questioned in a Spanish court, where a judge will decide whether they remain behind bars. Armed police shut down streets in Madrid Friday as the three men were led into the Audiencia Nacional Court. Spanish officials say the suspects are of Russian and Turkish origin, […]

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ICC Team in Libya After Delegation Detained

Posted June 10th, 2012 at 10:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Libyan officials say a team of representatives of the International Criminal Court arrived in Tripoli Sunday to secure the release of four of its staffers detained while visiting Saif al-Islam Gadhafi, the imprisoned son of deposed dictator Moammar Gadhafi. They say the four-member delegation, including Australian lawyer Melinda Taylor, was detained last Thursday and is […]

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War Crimes Court Says 4 Staffers Detained in Libya

Posted June 9th, 2012 at 6:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court in the Hague says four of its staffers have been detained in Libya, where they are part of an official mission to meet with Saif al-Islam Gadhafi, the imprisoned son of deposed dictator Moammar Gadhafi. Court President Sang-Hyun Song requested their immediate release and urged Tripoli to ensure their safety. His […]

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US Arrests 5 in Plot to Bomb Ohio Bridge

Posted May 1st, 2012 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Five men have been arrested by federal authorities for allegedly plotting to blow up a bridge near the city of Cleveland, Ohio. Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s Cleveland division, Stephen Anthony, says the five were taken into custody late Monday, after they attempted to remotely detonate devices they bought from undercover FBI agents. […]

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US Arrests 5 in Plot to Bomb Ohio Bridge

Posted May 1st, 2012 at 10:45 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation says five people have been arrested for allegedly plotting to blow up a bridge near the city of Cleveland, Ohio. A Justice Department statement Tuesday says members of the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force arrested the five men Monday evening. A criminal complaint filed in the U.S. District Court […]

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