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Suicide Bomber Shot Dead Near Afghan Jirga Site

Posted November 14th, 2011 at 12:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Afghan security forces have killed an attempted suicide bomber in Kabul near the site of this week’s assembly of tribal elders, or loya jirga. Authorities say a man carrying a bag of explosives was shot dead Monday. Afghan officials said at least two other would-be attackers were arrested. On Sunday, the Taliban said it has […]

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US Concerned About Security Plans for London 2012 Olympics

Posted November 14th, 2011 at 11:05 am (UTC-5)
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The United States is said to be preparing to send up to 1,000 security agents to the 2012 London Olympics. The plan, reported by Britain’s Guardian newspaper, comes amid U.S. concerns about security for the Games. The Guardian says Washington’s concerns were sparked by the British police response to London’s August riots and the restriction […]

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Suicide Bomber Shot Dead Near Afghan Jirga Site

Posted November 14th, 2011 at 9:35 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan security forces have killed an attempted suicide bomber in Kabul near the site of this week’s assembly of tribal elders, or loya jirga. Authorities say a man carrying a bag of explosives was shot dead on Monday. The Taliban said Sunday that it has acquired the security plans for Wednesday’s loya jirga, where some […]

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Suicide Bomber Killed in Kabul Near Jirga Site

Posted November 14th, 2011 at 6:40 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say security forces have killed a suspected suicide bomber in Kabul near the site of this week’s upcoming assembly of tribal elders, or loya jirga. Authorities say the man, shot dead Monday, was carrying a bag of explosives. The Taliban in Afghanistan said Sunday it has acquired the security plans for the loya […]

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Taliban: Have Afghan Security Plan

Posted November 14th, 2011 at 5:55 am (UTC-5)
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The Taliban in Afghanistan says it has acquired the security plans for an upcoming meeting of tribal elders where the elders are expected to make decisions on future ties with the U.S. Afghan officials have dismissed the documents, published on a Taliban website, as fake. They say the material is a scare tactic, designed to […]

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Taliban: Have Afghan Security Plan

Posted November 14th, 2011 at 4:10 am (UTC-5)
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The Taliban in Afghanistan says it has acquired the security plans for an upcoming meeting of tribal elders where the elders are expected to make decisions on future ties with the U.S. Afghan officials have dismissed the documents, published on a Taliban website, as fake. They say the material is a scare tactic, designed to […]

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China, Neighbors Plan Armed Security Force for Mekong Region

Posted November 9th, 2011 at 2:50 am (UTC-5)
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Chinese officials say China and several of its neighbors will soon begin armed patrols in an area of the Mekong River where 13 Chinese crewmen were killed by suspected drug traffickers last month. State-controlled media quoted a Ministry of Public Security official Wednesday saying the special force will begin the patrols next month. Shipping executives […]

Mekong Countries Meet in Beijing on River Security

Posted October 31st, 2011 at 5:45 am (UTC-5)
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Officials from four Mekong River countries met in Beijing Monday to establish joint security procedures in an area where attackers killed 13 Chinese crewmen on two river boats early this month. Chinese Public Security Minister Meng Jianzhu hosted the meeting, which was also attended by senior officials from Burma, Laos and Thailand. Meng said the […]

Sony Reports New Online Security Breach

Posted October 12th, 2011 at 2:40 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese entertainment giant Sony says it has detected a large number of unauthorized attempts to access user accounts on its online entertainment networks. The company says the attempts began Friday and lasted until Monday, with the intruders successfully accessing the sign-in IDs and passwords of 93,000 customer accounts. The attacks affected its PlayStation Network, Sony […]

Malaysia Releases 125 Suspects Held Under Colonial-Era Law

Posted October 5th, 2011 at 3:25 am (UTC-5)
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Malaysia said Wednesday it will immediately release 125 suspects who are being held under a harsh security law that is scheduled for repeal. Prime Minister Najib Rezak announced the move in parliament, where he said the release is only the beginning of his government’s moves to enhance a democratic way of life. The government on […]

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