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Boko Haram Threatens VOA Reporters

Posted September 6th, 2012 at 6:20 pm (UTC-5)
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A radical Nigerian sect is again threatening reporters working with Voice of America. The warning issued Thursday by Boko Haram came in the same statement in which it claimed responsibility for attacking and destroying mobile phone towers in the northern part of the country. Boko Haram spokesman Abu Qaqa said in the statement the group […]

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Boko Haram Threatens VOA Reporters

Posted September 6th, 2012 at 5:35 pm (UTC-5)
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A radical Nigerian sect is again threatening reporters working with Voice of America. The warning issued Thursday by Boko Haram came in the same statement in which it claimed responsibility for attacking and destroying mobile phone towers in the northern part of the country. Boko Haram spokesman Abu Qaqa said in the statement the group […]

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North Korea Issues Military Threat to South

Posted April 23rd, 2012 at 6:15 pm (UTC-5)
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North Korea has escalated its war of words against the South over what Pyongyang perceives as insults by Seoul, threatening to turn the heated rhetoric into action. The country’s central television station interrupted programming Monday to read an unusual announcement from a unit of the army’s supreme command. It said the military would take “special […]

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North Korea Threatens ‘Special Action’ Against South

Posted April 23rd, 2012 at 3:00 am (UTC-5)
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North Korea is threatening “special action” against the South that Pyongyang says will wipe out the government of President Lee Myung-bak in three or four minutes. Monday’s threat is just the latest in a series of vitriolic messages aimed at the South, but seems more serious and specific than previous warnings since Kim Jong Un […]

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US Lawmaker: Iran May Have Hundreds of Hezbollah Operatives in United States

Posted March 21st, 2012 at 3:20 pm (UTC-5)
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The Republican chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, Peter King, said the Iranian-backed militant group Hezbollah may have hundreds of operatives based in the United States, and he said Hezbollah, and not al-Qaida, poses the greatest terrorist threat to Americans. King held a hearing Wednesday with former government officials testifying. VOA congressional correspondent Cindy […]

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US: Iran “More Willing” to Conduct Attack on American Soil

Posted January 31st, 2012 at 3:50 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. intelligence chief says there is an increased threat that Iran could conduct an attack on U.S. soil in the wake of last year’s failed plot to assassinate the Saudi Ambassador to the United States. U.S. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper presented his annual assessment of the worldwide threats to U.S. national security […]

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US: Iran “More Willing” to Conduct Attack on American Soil

Posted January 31st, 2012 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. intelligence chief says there is an increased threat that Iran could conduct an attack on U.S. soil in the wake of last year’s failed plot to assassinate the Saudi Ambassador to the United States. U.S. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper presented his annual assessment of the worldwide threats to U.S. national security […]

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Major Points of US Worldwide Threat Assessment

Posted January 31st, 2012 at 12:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Director of National Intelligence on Tuesday presented to Congress an assessment of worldwide threats to U.S. national security interests. The following are some of the key points as listed in James. Clapper’s prepared statement for the record. Terrorism: The Pakistan-based “core” al-Qaida group once led by Osama bin Laden has diminished in operations […]

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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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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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