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  • Terror threat shuts down Asian summit: Philippine sources(tempering water supply)

    12/09/2006 3:27:31 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 3 replies · 484+ views
    AFP ^ | 12/09/06
    Terror threat shuts down Asian summit: Philippine sources CEBU, Philippines (AFP) - The Philippines abruptly called off a high-profile summit of Asian leaders, blaming a looming tropical storm even as foreign ministry sources said terror threats were the reason. The cancellation came a day after six nations including the United States issued a warning for Cebu, the resort island hosting the summit, due to threats of a terrorist strike. Australia said attack plans were in the "final stages." Foreign ministers from across Asia and other top diplomats were racing late Friday to sign a series of planned agreements before leaving...