NEWS & ANALYSIS

UK: Brown Government Unveils New Terrorism Law

Brown seeks to increase the precharge detention of suspected terrorists from 28 days to 42 days.

U.N. to Investigate Security at its Global Compounds

The U.N. will review its security protocols after the suicide bombings that rocked the U.N.'s headquarters in Algeria's capital.

Padilla Sentenced to 17 Years and 4 Months in Prison

The government had hoped for a maximum sentence of life in prison.

Military Laptop May Have Been Stolen by Terrorists

British officials fear the information on the laptop may put Muslims interested in the armed forces at risk of terrorist attack.

The Jihadist Myspace

Terrorists have harnessed the power of online social networking to produce more and more grist for the jihadist mill.

Former Lawmaker Charged in Terrorism Case

A former U.S. Congressman was indicted Wednesday as part of a terrorist financing ring.

Chertoff: Europe May Be A Staging Ground for Terrorist Attacks Against U.S.

The DHS chief told the BBC that Europe's recent problems with homegrown terrorists worries the United States that the continent could be a staging ground for attacks against America.

Al Qaeda Plot to Kill Queen of England Foiled

During a state visit to Uganda two months ago, an al Qaeda plot to assassinate the Queen of England was foiled by the state's security service.

Mines Should Increase Security, Filipino Government Advises

Government officials from the Philippines have advised mine owners to increase security after communist guerrillas attacked a major copper project on New Year's Day.

Al Qaeda Threatens President Bush in Videotaped Address

Al Qaeda's American spokesman, Adam Gadahn, urged jihadists to attack President Bush during his Middle East trip this week.
 




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