NEWS & ANALYSIS

India: Prime Minister's Security May Have Led to a Death By Slowing Access to Hospital Services

The visit of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to a hospital convocation on Tuesday is alleged to have led to the death of a desperately ill man, after Singh's security detail blocked the car holding the man from entering the hospital gates.

Trial of Man Who Allegedly Killed Hospital Security Guard Begins

A trial in Springfield, Missouri, that began yesterday underscores the dangers that hospital staff and security face regularly in the emergency room.

Animal Rights Extremists Step Up Attacks on Drug Maker in Europe

European animal rights extremists have targeted the CEO of a Swiss pharmaceutical giant in a string of attacks to intimidate the company into cutting ties with a research laboratory that provides product testing on animals.

Mexico: 12 Off-Duty Military Intelligence Officers Kidnapped,Tortured, and Slaughtered

Mexican police found the bodies of 12 off-duty military intelligence officers murdered by an "ultra-violent" Mexican drug cartel in the western state of Michoacan Monday night, reports The Washington Post.

Despite Target Hardening, Abortion Doctor Murdered in Church

The Kansas-based late-term abortion provider murdered yesterday had lived a life blanketed in security, according to various media reports.

2008 the Deadliest Year for Aid Workers, Report Says

Last year was the most dangerous year on record for humanitarian aid workers, continuing trends where aid workers find themselves the victims of violent, politically motivated attacks.

Terrorists Attack Sri Lankan Cricket Team in Pakistan

In an audacious commando-style raid reminiscent of the November attacks against Mumbai, terrorists in Lahore, Pakistan, yesterday attacked a bus full of Sri Lankan cricket players wounding seven players and killing eight, mostly police officers.

Six Westeners Kidnapped in West Africa Held by Al Qaeda, Group Claims

Al Qaeda's North African affiliate plans to issue demands for the release of two Canadian diplomats and four Europeans, according to a report by Al Jazeera.

Former Israeli Minister Says Government Must Take Fight to Organized Crime

There's another war on terrorism going on inside Israel, argues one of the country's former deputy defense ministers, but this battle is between law enforcement and organized crime.

The President's New Armored Limousine

As part of a time-honored tradition, President-elect Barack Obama will make his way down Pennsylvania Ave. toward his swearing-in ceremony at the Capitol in a newly-christened armored limousine.
 




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