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Norwegian Blamed for Deadly Twin Attacks

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 6:30 pm (UTC-5)
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The normally peaceful Nordic nation of Norway was rocked Friday by twin attacks that left a number of people dead. A mid-afternoon bombing that targeted the country’s government headquarters in Oslo, Norway’s capital, killed seven people. Hours later a gunman dressed as a police officer opened fire at a youth camp on an island off […]

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Several People Die in Norway during Twin Attacks

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 5:20 pm (UTC-5)
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The normally peaceful Nordic nation of Norway was rocked Friday by twin attacks that left a number of people dead. A mid-afternoon bombing that targeted the country’s government headquarters in Oslo, Norway’s capital, killed seven people. Hours later a gunman dressed as a police officer opened fire at a youth camp on an island off […]

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Bomb Rocks Norway Government Headquarters, Killing Two, Injuring 15

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 2:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Violent attacks savaged normally peaceful Norway on Friday, with an Oslo bomb blast killing at least seven people and then a gunman disguised as a police officer opening fire on a youth camp. The twin assaults occurred within hours of each other, although it was not immediately clear they were linked. The mid-afternoon bomb blast […]

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Bomb Rocks Norway Government Headquarters, Killing Two, Injuring 15

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 1:45 pm (UTC-5)
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A powerful bomb rocked Norway’s government headquarters in the capital of Oslo on Friday, killing at least two people and injuring 15 others. The powerful blast also set the nearby oil ministry building on fire. Hundreds of windows in the 17-story government headquarters were shattered, as were others in buildings as far as 400 meters […]

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Indonesian Police Arrest Headmaster of School Where Bomb Exploded

Posted July 15th, 2011 at 10:25 am (UTC-5)
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Indonesian police have arrested Abrori , the headmaster of a school where earlier this week a bomb exploded, sparking a two-day standoff between police and supporters of the school. Police say the Umar bin Khatab school in West Nusa Tenggara Province, is linked to Abu Bakar Bashir, a radical Muslim cleric who has been convicted […]

Three Wounded as Indonesian Police Enter Radical Islamist School

Posted July 14th, 2011 at 2:05 am (UTC-5)
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Police in Indonesia have forced their way into an Islamist school for the first time since a bomb blast killed a man at the school on Monday. National police said three people were wounded in Wednesday’s assault, which ended a two-day stand-off with students armed with sticks and machetes. Police were seeking to investigate the […]

Suicide Bomber in Wheelchair Kills 2 at Iraqi Police Station

Posted June 26th, 2011 at 9:20 am (UTC-5)
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Iraqi officials say a suicide bomber in a wheelchair has attacked a police station near the capital, Baghdad, killing at least two people and wounding 18 others. Authorities say the bomber blew himself up at the entrance to the police compound in the central town of Tarmiyah on Sunday. At least nine of those wounded […]

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Several Dead in Suicide Bombing in Iraq

Posted June 26th, 2011 at 7:45 am (UTC-5)
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Iraqi officials say several people have been killed in a suicide bombing at a police station just north of the capital, Baghdad. The incident occurred Sunday in Tarmiyah when the bomber detonated his explosive vest. At least 12 people were wounded, many of them police officers. Police and security personnel have become a frequent target […]

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Indian Police Defuse ‘Powerful Bomb’ on Passenger Train

Posted June 17th, 2011 at 10:30 am (UTC-5)
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Police in eastern India say security forces have defused a powerful bomb found on a train carrying about 1,000 passengers. Senior police officials in Assam state said security forces were conducting a routine search when they found an unattended small, but heavy, bag before the train arrived in Guwahati. They discovered what they called a […]

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Judge OKs extradition of France bomb suspect

Posted June 6th, 2011 at 5:35 pm (UTC-5)
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A judge in Canada has ruled that a Canadian may be extradited to France where he faces charges in connection with a 1980 synagogue bombing in Paris that killed four people. Justice Robert Maranger said that while he believes the French authorities’ case against 57-year old Hassan Diab is “weak,” the Canadian-Lebanese national must be […]

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