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Archive | December, 2010

At Least 6 Killed from Car Bomb in Front of Saints Church in Alexandria, Egypt

Christians clashed with Egyptian police in the northern city of Alexandria on Saturday, furious over an apparent suicide bombing against worshippers leaving a New Year’s Mass at a church that killed at least 21 people. A car bomb exploded in front of a Coptic Christian church as worshippers emerged from a New Year’s Mass in […]

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VIDEO: Protest Against Higher Fuel Prices in El Also, Bolivia

Thousands of demonstrators marched in the streets of La Paz and other cities in Bolivia calling for the repeal of recent price hikes in fuel. One person was hurt in El Alto, Bolivia during a protest against Bolivian President Evo Morales’ decision to end subsidies for gasoline, diesel and other fuels. About 1,000 El Alto […]

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Motorcycle Bomb Detonated in Front of Athens Court Building

A bomb hidden on a parked motorcycle exploded outside two court buildings in central Athens on Thursday, damaging cars and shattering windows but leaving no one hurt, officials said. A bomb hidden on a parked motorcycle was detonated Thursday in front of an Athens court building. The blast destroyed cars, and caused significant flames and […]

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George Friedman (STRATFOR)

George Friedman is chief executive of STRATFOR, a private global intelligence firm he founded in 1996. Prior to joining the private sector, Friedman spent almost twenty years in academia, teaching political science at Dickinson College. During this time, he also regularly briefed senior commanders in the armed services as well as the Office of Net […]

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5 Men Arrested: Suspects Planning Mumbai-Style Attack at Danish Newspaper Jyllands-Posten Daily

Denmark’s intelligence service PET arrested five men Wednesday that were planning to shoot as many people as possible in a newspaper building of Jyllands-Posten daily where cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad were believed to be published. The terror operation was described as an imminent attack designed to kill as many people as possible in a […]

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Chinese ‘Aircraft Carrier Killer’ Missile Dong Feng 21D Scrutinized

A Chinese DF-21A transporter erector vehicle on display at the “Our troops towards the sky” exhibition at the Beijing Military Museum. The Dong Feng 21D — an earlier version of which was displayed last year in a Chinese military parade — might give China the ability to reach and hit U.S. aircraft carriers well before […]

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Erica Gandara, Guadalupe’s Last Police Officer in the Chihuahua State of Mexico, Is Missing

Erica Gandara, the last remaining police officer in the Mexican border town of Guadalupe has disappeared. Gandara continued to serve as a police officer after other police officers deserted or resigned. Erica Gandara, the last remaining police officer in the Mexican border town of Guadalupe has disappeared, and has not been seen since December 23, […]

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Female Suicide Bomber Kills at Least 43 at World Food Program

A female suicide bomber detonated her explosives-laden vest killing at least 43 people at an aid distribution center in northwestern Pakistan on Saturday. The female suicide bomber dressed in a Burqa tossed grenades at police before she got close to a crowd of people and blew herself up. The explosion occurred in Khar, the main […]

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Security Alert Issued to Airlines for Beverage Containers

An administration official says Homeland Security is alerting air carriers to a potential terror tactic involving insulated beverage containers like thermoses. No specific terror-threat detailed.

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Police Suspect Anarchists: 2 Injured by Package Bombs Inside Swiss and Chilean Embassies in Rome

Package bombs exploded at the Swiss and Chilean embassies in the Italian capital of Rome, injuring the two people who opened them. Police have ordered checks at all embassies there. Two package parcel bombs exploded inside the Swiss and Chilean embassies in Rome on Thursday, December 22, 2010. The first blast occurred at the Swiss […]

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