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  • European Parliament Mulls Putting Right Sector On Terrorism List

    05/07/2014 7:48:55 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 11 replies
    Latvian MEP Tatjana Zdanoka urged her colleagues to support her motion to put the Ukranian radical group Right Sector on the terrorist organizations list, reports ITAR-TASS. ...
  • Muslim cleric preaches peace, Islamic supremacists promptly shoot him dead

    10/31/2012 3:05:23 AM PDT · by markomalley · 10 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 10/30/12
    Why we don't see more genuine Muslim reformers -- not that Kalimulla Ibragimov seems to have been much of one, anyway: "Russia Caucasus: Imam shot dead in Derbent, Dagestan," from the BBC, October 30 (thanks to The Religion of Peace): Attackers have shot dead an imam and two of his male relations, as they drove to a mosque in the Russian North Caucasus region of Dagestan. They were shot on their way to morning prayers, close to the imam's home in the Caspian Sea town of Derbent, law enforcement sources told reporters. The cleric was named as Kalimulla Ibragimov, 49,...
  • A search for answers in the case against the Lackawanna Six (terrorists arrested 5 years ago)

    09/10/2007 3:33:39 PM PDT · by Libloather · 3 replies · 416+ views
    Buffalo News ^ | 9/09/07 | Mark Sommer
    A search for answers in the case against the Lackawanna SixBy Mark Sommer NEWS BOOK REVIEWER Updated: 09/09/07 6:29 AM The arraignment of the Lackawanna Six attracted national attention. Derek Gee/Buffalo News It was five years ago today that police apprehended the first member of what was quickly dubbed the Lackawanna Six. Headlines blared far beyond Western New York, as news stories raised the specter of homegrown terrorists training with al-Qaida in southern Afghanistan. Osama bin Laden, it would later be revealed, was present, too. President Bush, Attorney General John Ashcroft and FBI Director Robert Mueller quickly proclaimed the Lackawanna...
  • Attack in Russia poisons shoppers

    12/26/2005 4:53:18 AM PST · by rhainw · 92 replies · 8,013+ views
    Sky News UK ^ | 26-12-2005 | SKY NEWS
    At least 78 people have become ill in a gas attack on a store in St Petersburg, Russia. Dozens of people, suffering breathing difficulties and sickness, have been taken to hospital. The Emergency Situations Ministry said the shop, belonging to the Maksidom chain, was among four stores targeted. The mystery gas was released in one of the four stores, the Federal Security Service said. Employees in the three other stores found boxes with wires and timers, but had managed to dispose of them. The stores specialise in home goods. More to follow...
  • Ottawa still awaiting confirmation of Canadian killed in Chechyna

    10/15/2004 10:34:20 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 10 replies · 262+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | October 15 2004
    VANCOUVER (CP) - The Foreign Affairs Department is still awaiting confirmation of the identity of a Canadian reported killed last week in war-torn Chechnya. But a department spokesman said Thursday the delay is not unusual in cases of Canadians who die abroad. Russian defence officials said last Friday that Rudwan Khalil, 26, of Vancouver died along with three other men when special forces clashed with a group of gunmen in a mountainous region of Chechnya. A Canadian passport and British Columbia driver's licence with Khalil's name were displayed on Russian television, along with the bodies of four dead men. But...