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Archive | November 17, 2010

Riots in Haiti Against United Nations Peacekeepers As Cholera Climbs Over 1,000

More than 1,000 people have now been killed in the cholera outbreak, which the UN says is now being used for political reasons because of forthcoming elections. Some Haitians are blaming the Nepalese peacekeepers for the deadly cholera virus.

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Ghajar Maybe Split North and South

Israel’s cabinet will meet on Wednesday, and is expected to approve a plan which could leave a border village split down the middle. Ghajar is currently occupied by Israel but under an agreement with the UN, the northern half could be given to Lebanon. Ghajar is an Alawite village on the Hasbani River on the […]

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Ghailani Accused of Role in 1998 US Embassy Bombings: Convicted on Only One of 285 Charges

Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, 36, is an alleged member of the al-Qaeda terrorist organization. He was indicted in the United States as a participant in the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings. He was on the FBI Most Wanted Terrorists list from its inception in October 2001. In 2004, he was captured and detained by […]

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November 2010: Germany on High Alert After Attack Threat

Germany is tightening security at airports and train stations after receiving evidence of planned attacks in the next two weeks, according to the interior ministry. An alleged attack planned for the end of November … Berlin claims the new information came to light in the aftermath of the foiled plan from Yemen, to bomb cargo […]

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