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Parcel bomb explodes at Italian tax collecting agency, injuring director

December 10th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by BNO News
ROME (BNO NEWS) -- A parcel bomb exploded at a tax collection agency in the Italian capital of Rome on Friday, injuring the director, the ANSA news agency reported on Saturday.Police said ... Read more...

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New issue of Al Qaeda magazine signals shift to smaller-scale attacks

November 22nd, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.22 (ANI): An Al Qaeda group in Somalia has boasted that it plans to launch several smaller-scale attacks on the lines of the foiled parcel bombs that were discovered in October.The ... Read more...

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Dutch delivery company TNT steps up security following mail bombs

November 11th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by BNO News
AMSTERDAM (BNO NEWS) -- Dutch mail and express group TNT N.V. on Thursday announced it is stepping up its security measures following attempts by al-Qaeda to send mail bombs to the United ... Read more...

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NYPD counter-terrorism department describes Awlaki as ‘most dangerous man in world’

November 11th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov. 11 (ANI): Yemen-based American-born Al-Qaeda suspect Anwar Al Awlaki has been described as "the most dangerous man in the world" by an intelligence research specialist attached with the New York ... Read more...

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Saudis warned US of attack before mail bomb plots

November 6th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) Weeks before two mail bombs were detected in cargo flights in Britain and Dubai, Saudi intelligence officials warned America about the Yemen-based Al Qaeda militants' plot, European and ... Read more...

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UK officials deny ‘Yemen bomb defused 17 minutes before scheduled explosion’

November 5th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 5 (ANI): The claim by French interior minister Brice Hortefeux that one of the two mail bombs sent from Yemen was defused 17 minutes before it was set to explode, ... Read more...

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Report: Bomb intercepted at German Chancellor Merkel’s office

November 3rd, 2010 - 1:17 am ICT by BNO News
BERLIN, GERMANY (BNO NEWS) -- A suspicious package addressed to German Chancellor Angela Merkel was found in the chancellory's mailroom in Berlin on Tuesday and has turned out to be an explosive ... Read more...

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More bombs targeting embassies in Greece explode, cause no casualties

November 2nd, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by BNO News
ATHENS (BNO NEWS) -- Several more bombs exploded on Tuesday at the Swiss and Russian embassies in the Greek capital of Athens, without causing further casualties, police said. It happened soon after ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda plotting new Lockerbie-style bombings

November 1st, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) The Al Qaeda may be planning to conduct new "Lockerbie-style" atrocities, and Britain could be among the frontline targets, experts have said.Fears of a new Lockerbie-style bombing ... Read more...

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Yemen bomb went on two passenger jets: Qatar Airways (Lead)

October 31st, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) Qatar Airways Sunday said one of the two bombs sent through parcels from Yemen and addressed to Chicago-based synagogues, which were detected on cargo planes in Dubai ... Read more...

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Alaska Couple Compile Hitlist Of 20

August 19th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Paul and Nadia Rockwood may look like an ordinary couple from Alaska but the FBI will agree that they had the most dangerous plans in store ... Read more...

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