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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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Doctors: Wounded Pakistani Girl is Improving

Posted October 19th, 2012 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
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British doctors treating a Pakistani girl who was shot by the Taliban say she has been able to stand with help for the first time and is also able to write. But the medical director of Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham where Malala Yousafzai is being treated said Friday she is not yet out of […]

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Doctors: Wounded Pakistani Girl is Improving

Posted October 19th, 2012 at 9:05 am (UTC-5)
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British doctors treating a Pakistani girl who was shot by the Taliban say she has been able to stand with help for the first time and is also able to write. But the medical director of Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham where Malala Yousafzai is being treated said Friday she is not yet out of […]

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Officials: Pakistani Schoolgirl Attacker Was Detained, Released in 2009

Posted October 18th, 2012 at 4:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Pakistani officials say one of two Taliban militants suspected of shooting a Pakistani schoolgirl and sparking international condemnation was detained in 2009 but subsequently released. Authorities identified the alleged assailant Thursday as Attaullah and say the Pakistani military captured him during its offensive into the northwest Swat Valley three years ago. They detained him because […]

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British, Scottish Leaders Sign Deal on Independence Vote

Posted October 15th, 2012 at 1:05 pm (UTC-5)
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British and Scottish leaders have signed a deal on a referendum that could lead to Scotland’s independence. British Prime Minister David Cameron and Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond signed an agreement Monday in Edinburgh that finalizes details for a vote in late 2014 on whether Scotland should become an independent country or stay within the […]

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British, Scottish Leaders to Sign Deal on Independence Vote

Posted October 15th, 2012 at 7:00 am (UTC-5)
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The British prime minister travels to Scotland Monday to sign a deal on a referendum that could break up the United Kingdom. David Cameron, who opposes the breakaway, will meet with Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond in Edinburgh to forge an agreement on the details of a vote on Scottish independence. The referendum is expected […]

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Five British Marines Face Murder Charges in Afghan Death

Posted October 14th, 2012 at 10:00 am (UTC-5)
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Britain’s Ministry of Defense says five Royal Marines are facing murder charges as part of an investigation into a 2011 incident with an insurgent in Afghanistan. Authorities arrested a total of nine marines over the incident, which officials say did not involve any civilians. Those charged are expected to be tried in a military court. […]

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Terror Suspects Appear in U.S. Courts after Extradition from Britain

Posted October 6th, 2012 at 4:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri and four other terrorism suspects who fought for years to avoid facing charges in the United States appeared in U.S. courts Saturday, hours after being extradited from Britain. Hamza faces charges that include conspiring to set up a terrorist training camp in the state of Oregon and facilitating violent […]

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Terror Suspects Appear in U.S. Courts after Extradition from Britain

Posted October 6th, 2012 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri was scheduled to appear before a U.S. federal judge in New York Saturday following his extradition from Britain on terrorism charges. Officials say Hamza will be formally arraigned on Tuesday. The Egyptian-born former imam faces charges that include conspiring to set up a terrorist training camp in the state […]

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