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Denmark Arrests 3 Suspected of Plotting Terror Attack

Posted April 27th, 2012 at 7:15 am (UTC-5)
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Denmark’s intelligence service says three men have been arrested near the Danish capital on suspicion of planning a terrorist attack. The Danish Security and Intelligence Service said in a statement the men were arrested Friday at two addresses in the Copenhagen area. It said they have been charged with illegal possession of automatic weapons and […]

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Two Billionaire Hong Kong Brothers Arrested in Graft Case

Posted March 29th, 2012 at 4:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Hong Kong’s anti-graft agency has arrested two of the world’s wealthiest tycoons on suspicion of bribery. Billionaire brothers Thomas and Raymond Kwok control Hong Kong’s biggest real estate empire and have built some of the most famous towers on the city’s skyline. They were detained for questioning Thursday, as was a former top government official, […]

Top Hacker Turns Snitch, Alleged ‘Anonymous’ Leaders Busted

Posted March 6th, 2012 at 3:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Several alleged leaders of the international hacking organization “Anonymous” are not anonymous anymore. U.S. officials Tuesday announced the arrests of six high-profile hackers, including Hector Xavier Monsegur. Documents filed in a federal court in New York indicate that Monsegur, known in the hacking community as “Sabu,” cooperated with the investigation, leading to the arrests. The […]

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Group: Sudanese Police Arrest ‘Hundreds’ of Student Protesters

Posted February 17th, 2012 at 7:05 am (UTC-5)
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A Sudanese opposition group said Friday that police have raided the University of Khartoum and arrested hundreds of students holding an anti-government sit-in. Sudan Change Now said in a statement that police stormed the dormitories in the capital before dawn on Friday. The youth movement, which aims to topple the administration of Sudanese President Omar […]

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2 Arrested in Mumbai Blasts

Posted January 23rd, 2012 at 7:15 am (UTC-5)
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An Indian anti-terrorism investigator says Mumbai police have arrested two men involved in the triple blasts that hit India’s financial hub last July. However, the investigator said Monday the top suspect, Yasin Bhatkal, remains at large. Bhatkal is a leader in the Indian Mujahideen. Authorities say the back-to-back blasts killed 27 people and wounded more […]

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Turkish Police Arrest 35 for Suspected Kurdish Rebel Links

Posted December 20th, 2011 at 10:00 am (UTC-5)
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Turkish police have arrested at least 35 people, including some journalists, for their alleged involvement with the Kurdistan Communities Union , which is believed to have links to the Kurdish rebel group, the PKK. Police officials said Tuesday that simultaneous raids were conducted in Istanbul and six other cities across the country. Those arrested were […]

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British Police Arrest 4 More in Terror Plot

Posted November 15th, 2011 at 9:40 am (UTC-5)
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British police have arrested four more men in connection with a major terrorism operation linked to Pakistan. The four men were arrested in their Birmingham homes Tuesday on suspicion of raising funds to finance terrorism and traveling to Pakistan to be trained as terrorists. The men are between 19 and 24 years of age. Police […]

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Texas Courthouse Break-In Appears to be Prank

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 3:15 pm (UTC-5)
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A break-in at an historic building in Texas that sparked fears of a possible terrorist attack Wednesday now appears to be what officials describe as a prank. Officials in Bexar county say surveillance video from inside the 120-year-old courthouse shows some suspects dancing around in sombreros and playing with a judge’s gavel before they were […]

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5 Moroccans Arrested in Texas Courthouse Break-In

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 11:45 am (UTC-5)
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Police say five men arrested in connection to a break-in at a historic building in in Texas are from Morocco. Officials say three of the men were arrested after the broke into the 120-year-old Bexar County Courthouse in downtown San Antonio. They say the other two were arrested in a recreational vehicle parked in front […]

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Five Foreigners Arrested for US Courthouse Break-In

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 10:45 am (UTC-5)
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Anti-terror officials are questioning five men arrested early Wednesday morning after they broke into a landmark building in Texas. Police in the city of San Antonio say two of the men crawled through a window to get into the 120-year-old Bexar County Courthouse in the early morning hours. The third was arrested while waiting in […]

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