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German Police Investigate Suspected Letter Bomb to Deutsche Bank

Posted December 7th, 2011 at 11:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Police in Germany are investigating a suspected letter bomb addressed to Deutsche Bank chief Josef Ackermann. Police say the letter was intercepted Wednesday at the bank’s headquarters in the city of Frankfurt before reaching Ackermann and is being examined by forensic experts. The bank’s security personnel detected an unusual letter in the mailroom and called […]

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NYC Police Arrest Bomb Plot Suspect

Posted November 21st, 2011 at 11:05 am (UTC-5)
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Police in New York have arrested a man they say was plotting to attack post offices, police cars and soldiers returning from serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg told reporters Sunday 27-year-old Jose Pimentel was inspired by al-Qaida, but that he was working as a “lone wolf,” and not as part […]

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NYC Police Arrest Bomb Plot Suspect

Posted November 21st, 2011 at 4:40 am (UTC-5)
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Police in New York have arrested a man they say was plotting to attack post offices, police cars and soldiers returning from serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg told reporters Sunday 27-year-old Jose Pimentel was inspired by al-Qaida, but that he was working as a “lone wolf,” and not as part […]

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NYC Mayor Says Would-be Bomber Arrested

Posted November 20th, 2011 at 9:15 pm (UTC-5)
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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says police have arrested a man who was plotting to attack post offices, police cars, and soldiers returning from serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. The mayor told reporters Sunday 27-year-old Jose Pimentel was inspired by al-Qaida, but that he was working as a “lone wolf,” and not as part […]

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Bomb Kills 10 in Burma’s Kachin State

Posted November 14th, 2011 at 9:05 am (UTC-5)
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Sources in Burma say 10 people, some of them children, have been killed in a bomb blast in the capital of northern Kachin state. The sources, who spoke on condition they not be identified, said Monday the explosion late Sunday set fire to three houses and injured at least 23 people in the city of […]

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Frankfurt Stock Exchange Evacuated After Bomb Threat

Posted October 5th, 2011 at 2:45 pm (UTC-5)
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The stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany was briefly evacuated Wednesday due to a bomb threat. Operator Deutche Boerse says the threat came about a half hour before the end of trading, but that computer-based trading was not affected despite the evacuation. On Wednesday, the DAX index in Frankfurt closed 4.9 percent higher to end the […]

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Indonesian Police Confirm Link Between Church, Mosque Bombings

Posted September 27th, 2011 at 3:25 am (UTC-5)
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Police in Indonesia say DNA testing has confirmed the identity of a suicide bomber who killed himself and injured 22 worshippers at a church on Sunday. They said Tuesday the bomber was 30-year-old Pino Damayanto, who had been wanted in connection with a previous suicide bombing that injured 30 policemen at a mosque in April. […]

Bomb Threat Postpones Turkish President’s Speech in Germany

Posted September 19th, 2011 at 5:20 pm (UTC-5)
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German police evacuated a university in Berlin and postponed a speech by Turkish President Abdullah Gul after someone telephoned in a bomb threat. Authorities searched the building at Humboldt University Monday but found nothing. Mr. Gul carried on with his speech on Turkish-German relations while pro-Kurdish demonstrators marched near the school. Mr. Gul met earlier […]

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Turkish President’s Speech in Germany Canceled by Bomb Threat

Posted September 19th, 2011 at 2:00 pm (UTC-5)
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German police evacuated a university in Berlin where Turkish President Abdullah Gul was to give a speech after being notified of a bomb threat. Mr. Gul was scheduled to speak about Turkish-German relations on Monday at Humboldt University, but police cancelled the speech and asked people to leave the venue. German news reports say a […]

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Australian Collar Bomb Suspect to Drop Extradition Fight

Posted September 13th, 2011 at 11:20 pm (UTC-5)
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An Australian fugitive suspected of terrorizing a teenage girl with a fake collar bomb has decided to agree to return to Australia from the United States to face charges. Paul Douglas Peters is set to appear Wednesday in a court in Kentucky, where he is expected to announce his decision. His lawyer declined to comment […]

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