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Counterfeiting, Pandemic Preparedness Among Issues at Singapore Conference

- How Johnson & Johnson has revamped its approach to fighting counterfeiters and enlisted the help of Chinese officials was one topic among many at day two of the ASIS International second Asia-Pacific Conference in Singapore.

Highlights from ASIS Security Conference

- A former British Army intelligence officer's analysis of the counterterrorism policies of southeastern nations was among the presentations given on the first day of ASIS International’s second Asia-Pacific Conference in Singapore Tuesday.

U.K. to Liberalize Police Stop and Search Powers

- Both Labour and Conservative parties want to scrap stop and search forms they say waste police's precious time.

Third Underseas Internet Cable Cut in Three Days

- Businesses stretching from the Middle East to Asia hit with phone line disruptions and Internet outages.

Twin Suicide Bombers, Female and Mentally Imparied, Kill Scores in Two Baghdad Markets

- Officials say militants remotely detonated the women's explosive vests.

Top Al Qaeda Leader Killed

- One of the world's most wanted terrorists reported killed in missile strike.

Bush Administration Tries to Wrangle Security Contractors in Iraq

- The Bush Administration yesterday outlined stricter rules for private security companies in Iraq, but the details are nonexistent.

Numbers

- 958 The number of investigations into human trafficking carried out by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in the last three fiscal years. These investigations have resulted in 281 convictions and the seizure of $9 million in assets.

Weathering Severe Climate and Conflict

- New research on the interaction between climate change and conflict suggests that cooperation and accommodation are more probable outcomes than global mayhem.

Police Strive, But Mafia Still Thrives

- The Mafia in Sicily has never been more powerful, or profitable, says a new Italian report.

Hezbollah's Latin American Home

- Extremist groups are receiving money from Lebanese refugees in the tri-border region where Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay converge.

Worldwide Terrorism by Tactic

- Quarterly tactic data on terrorist incidents from the MIPT Terrorism Knowledge Base.

Safer Imports from China?

- A new agreement looks to bolster the safety of Chinese exports to the United States.
 




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