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London Court Opens Trial of 3 British Islamists Accused of Bomb Plot

Posted October 22nd, 2012 at 2:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Three British Islamists are on trial in Britain, facing accusations of plotting terrorist attacks that could have been deadlier than the 2005 London transit bombings. Prosecutor Brian Altman told a high-security London court Monday the three defendants planned to detonate up to eight rucksack bombs in a suicide attack or set off timer bombs in […]

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London Court Opens Trial of 3 British Islamists Accused of Bomb Plot

Posted October 22nd, 2012 at 11:30 am (UTC-5)
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Three British Islamists are on trial in Britain, facing accusations of plotting terrorist attacks that could have been deadlier than the 2005 London transit bombings. Prosecutor Brian Altman told a high-security London court Monday the three defendants planned to detonate up to eight rucksack bombs in a suicide attack or set off timber bombs in […]

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Bomb Threats Force Evacuations at 3 US Campuses

Posted September 14th, 2012 at 8:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Police at three U.S. universities ordered mass evacuations Friday, after authorities received anonymous bomb threats. In one case, a caller told University of Texas-Austin officials that bombs had been place across the huge campus and that he belonged to al-Qaida. Texas officials and police at North Dakota State University later deemed both campuses safe, and […]

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Bomb at Southwest Pakistan Train Station Kills 5

Posted June 27th, 2012 at 4:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Pakistani authorities say a bomb has exploded at a railway station in the southwestern province of Baluchistan, killing at least five people and wounding more than 20 others. The attack happened late Wednesday as a train pulled into the station in Sibi city. There were no immediate claims of responsibility and no word of any […]

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Moroccan Pleads Guilty in US Capitol Bomb Plot

Posted June 22nd, 2012 at 4:55 pm (UTC-5)
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A Moroccan man accused of attempting a suicide bomb attack on the U.S. Capitol earlier this year has pleaded guilty and faces up to 30 years in prison. Amine El Khalifi, an illegal immigrant living in the eastern U.S. state of Virginia, entered the guilty plea in a federal court in the state Friday as […]

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Italian Prosecutor: Lone Suspect, Not Mafia, to Blame for School Bombing

Posted May 20th, 2012 at 8:20 pm (UTC-5)
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A top Italian prosecutor says a lone suspect and not the Mafia is likely responsible for Saturday’s deadly bomb blast at a school in southern Italy. The bombing in the Adriatic port town of Brindisi killed a 16 year-old girl and wounded at least six other people. One of the victims was in very serous […]

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Bombing Outside Italian School Kills One Student and Injures Six

Posted May 19th, 2012 at 7:35 am (UTC-5)
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An Italian emergency official says a bomb exploded outside a vocational school in southern Italy Saturday morning, killing a teenage girl and injuring as many as six people. Officials are denying a media report that a second person has died, saying only, the victim is in very serious condition but alive. The bomb exploded as […]

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Italian Media Say Second Student Has Died in School Bomb Attack

Posted May 19th, 2012 at 6:15 am (UTC-5)
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Italian media report that a second student has died after a bomb exploded outside a girls school in southern Italy Saturday morning. An emergency official says at least six others were injured. The blast occurred in the city of Brindisi as students were arriving at their vocational school. The official said there may have been […]

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Bomb at Italian School Kills One

Posted May 19th, 2012 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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An Italian emergency official says a bomb exploded outside a school in southern Italy Saturday morning, killing one person and injuring as many as six others. The blast occurred in the city of Brindisi as students were arriving at their vocational school. The official said there may have been more than one explosion. Local media […]

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Bomb Found on Plane in N. Ireland

Posted May 14th, 2012 at 9:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Army bomb disposal experts in Northern Ireland removed what they call a “viable explosive device” from a small plane Monday at an airport. Police shut down the main road to and from St. Angelo airport near Enniskillen. Authorities have given no other details on the bomb or who may have been responsible. Occasional violence and […]

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