NEWS & ANALYSIS

Chile: Hacker Posts Personal Info of 6 Million Online

Suspect apparently sought to highlight the country's weak personal data security.

Locked in Combat

Record oil revenues are making Nigeria's conflicts harder to solve.

Terrorism Fatalities Up in 2007

In its annual terrorism report, the State Department cites a sustained threat from al Qaeda, and offers to remove North Korea removal from its list of state terrorism sponsors if it de-nuclearizes.

Virtual Kidnappings Scare Up Ransoms in Mexico

The latest criminal craze to hit Mexico uses fear as its asset.

Biofuel Production Causes Food Shortages, Scientist Says

Food-based biofuels are exacerbating food shortages and could cause further social and political instability worldwide, according to a presenter at the Third International Symposium on Agroterrorism, held April 22-24 in Kansas City.

San Francisco Readies Itself for Olympic Torch Relay Tomorrow

After violent protests in London and Paris on Sunday and Monday, city officials have strengthened security measures to try and avoid the same fate in San Francisco.

Al Qaeda Attacks Western Worker Complex in Yemen

Al Qaeda-linked terrorists claim responsibility for firing three rockets at a villa where Western oil workers live in the city of Sanaa.

IEDs Proliferate from Iraq, Afghanistan

IEDs have become terrorists' weapon of choice and are being used in conflicts far from Afghanistan and Iraq.

Dengue Fever Infects 55,000 in Rio

The mosquito-borne virus has killed 67 in Rio de Janeiro state, as the public and some government officials blame authorities for a flat-footed response.

In Germany, Worries Over Extremists

Germany's top spy tells Der Spiegel that 700 Muslim extremists are under surveillance and that North Africa is a hotbed of jihadism.
 




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