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Norway Names Commission to Probe Attacks

Posted August 12th, 2011 at 6:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Norway has appointed nine people to an independent commission that will investigate the terrorist attacks that killed 77 people last month. Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg said Friday the commission will try to obtain information about the attacks and evaluate the response to them, with the goal of creating greater safety. A 10th person will […]

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Norway Names Commission to Probe Massacre

Posted August 12th, 2011 at 12:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Norway has appointed an independent commission to investigate last month’s terrorist attacks that killed 77 people. Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg said Friday the commission will try to draw information from the attacks and evaluating the response with the goal being greater safety. Anders Behring Breivik has confessed to the July 22 attacks that killed […]

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Report: Burma Tops Internet Attacks List

Posted July 27th, 2011 at 4:40 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S.-based Internet tracking company says Burma was the top source of global Internet attacks during the first quarter of this year. Akamai Technologies issued a report Wednesday saying the southeast Asian nation accounted for 13 percent of all Internet attacks between January 1 and March 31. The United States was second with 10 percent […]

Guinea Arrests 38 in Conde Attacks

Posted July 26th, 2011 at 8:25 am (UTC-5)
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The government of Guinea has arrested 38 people in connection with two attacks last week on the home of President Alpha Conde. An official with the justice ministry told reporters Tuesday that the suspects include 25 military personnel. Mr. Conde escaped harm in both of the July 19 assaults. In the first attack, Mr. Conde […]

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Seven Killed in Northern Nigeria Attacks

Posted June 21st, 2011 at 1:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Seven people in northern Nigeria have been killed in two attacks blamed on Boko Haram, a radical Islamist group. Witnesses say the dead include five police officers and two civilian bystanders. Several Boko Haram members launched an attack on a police station in the town of Kankara in Katsina state late Monday. The other attack […]

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Gunmen Attack Nigerian Police Station and Bank

Posted June 21st, 2011 at 5:50 am (UTC-5)
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Witnesses in Nigeria say gunmen attacked a police station in the northern part of the country late Monday, killing several police officers. The gunmen, suspected members of the radical Boko Haram Islamic group, also attacked a nearby bank in the town of Kankara in the far northern state of Katsina. Several days ago, Boko Haram […]

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India Considers Charges Against US-Based Terror Supporter

Posted June 10th, 2011 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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India says it might bring its own charges against a Chicago-based businessman cleared by a U.S. court of helping plot the deadly 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai. Internal Security Secretary U.K. Bansal said Friday India was “disappointed” the U.S. jury did not find 50-year-old Tahawwur Rana guilty on the Mumbai charges. He said India may […]

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Chicago Businessman Convicted of Terrorism but Not Mumbai Attacks

Posted June 10th, 2011 at 2:15 am (UTC-5)
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A jury in a U.S. federal court has convicted a Chicago businessman of supporting an overseas terrorist group and helping to plot an attack on a Danish newspaper, but acquitted him of helping plot the deadly 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai. The jury announced the verdicts in trial of Tahawwur Rana Thursday after two days […]

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Chicago Businessman Convicted of Terrorism but Not Mumbai Attacks

Posted June 9th, 2011 at 6:40 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. jury has found a Chicago businessman guilty of terrorism, including participating in a plot to attack a Danish newspaper that published controversial cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad. The jury Thursday also found Tahawwur Rana guilty of providing material support to the Pakistani militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba. But the jury in Chicago found Rana innocent […]

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Britain Fends Off More Than 1,000 Cyber Attacks a Year

Posted June 8th, 2011 at 7:50 am (UTC-5)
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Britain’s defense minister says his agency’s computer systems fended off more than a thousand cyber attacks in the past year. Liam Fox said late Tuesday in a speech that his agency fights “a continuous battle” to keep hostile forces out of computer networks. He said criminals, some foreign intelligence services, and other malicious elements are […]

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