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  • Policeman killed in Omagh car bomb attack (Northern Ireland)

    04/02/2011 10:25:45 AM PDT · by decimon · 17 replies
    BBC ^ | April 2, 2011 | Unknown
    A 25-year-old police officer has been killed after a bomb exploded under his car in Omagh, County Tyrone.The device exploded under the vehicle outside his home in Highfield Close, off the Gortin Road, just before 1600 BST on Saturday. He is the second policeman to be killed since PSNI was formed out of the RUC. Since 2007, dissident republicans have planted dozens of booby-trap bombs under the private cars of police officers. The bombs have failed to detonate, but two policemen lost their legs in attacks in May 2008 and January 2010.
  • Feds Arrest Somali-Born Teen After Car-Bomb Sting at Oregon Christmas Tree Ceremony

    11/26/2010 10:39:29 PM PST · by The Magical Mischief Tour · 149 replies
    http://www.foxnews.com/ ^ | 11/26/2010 | http://www.foxnews.com/
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  • TERRORISM and COUNTERTERRORISM: News, INFORMATION & Analysis #2

    04/11/2010 9:33:03 AM PDT · by Velveeta · 4,070 replies · 6,773+ views
    Free Republic | 4/11/2010 | FReeper Collaboration
    Obama amputates our nuclear arms By: Charles Krauthammer ...snippet...Under President Obama’s new policy, however, if the state that has just attacked us with biological or chemical weapons is “in compliance with the Non-Proliferation Treaty,” explained Gates, then “the U.S. pledges not to use or threaten to use nuclear weapons against it.” Imagine the scenario: Hundreds of thousands are lying dead in the streets of Boston after a massive anthrax or nerve gas attack. The president immediately calls in the lawyers to determine whether the attacking state is in compliance with the NPT. If it turns out that the attacker...
  • Bomb hits Athens stock exchange

    09/03/2009 2:30:37 AM PDT · by Cindy · 5 replies · 729+ views
    BBC NEWS ^ | Page last updated at 08:51 GMT, Wednesday, 2 September 2009 09:51 UK | n/a
    SNIPPET: "A bomb has exploded outside the Athens stock exchange, slightly injuring a female passer-by and damaging the building, police say. The bomb - which set fire to several cars - was hidden in a stolen van. Another bomb went off outside a government building in Thessaloniki, causing minor damage and no injuries. The blasts may be the work of a Greek extremists' group, Revolutionary Struggle, says the BBC's Malcolm Brabant in Athens. Earlier this year the group claimed responsibility for two bombs aimed at the American Citibank group. Flying glass A warning of the Athens explosion was telephoned to...
  • Pakistani army finds van packed with 900 pounds of explosives

    01/04/2009 5:47:28 PM PST · by Cindy · 11 replies · 563+ views
    AP via GRAND FORKS HERALD.com ^ | Published Sunday, January 04, 2009 | n/a
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan — The Pakistani army says it has discovered a van packed with almost 900 pounds of explosives in the country’s northwest. It says militants planned to use the vehicle in a suicide bombing. The army media center says the van was discovered during a raid Sunday on a house in the Khyber tribal region near the Afghan border. Six suspected militants were arrested in the raid.