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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.

Hackers Cause Blackouts in Foreign Cities

- The attack was revealed by a CIA senior analyst at a security conference on Friday.

EU: IP Addresses Should Be Considered Personal Data

- The opinion given by a group of E.U. data privacy regulators would have major implications for the way Internet search providers record data.

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.

UK: Private Security Guards to be Used to Surveil on Illegals

- According to a leaked government document, the British government will hire private security firms to spy on suspected illegal aliens.

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.

UK: Man Jailed for Terrorist Planning

- Sohail Qureshi is the first person jailed for the crime of acts preparatory to terrorism under the Terrorism Act of 2006.

U.S. Destroyer Almost Fires on Iranian Vessel

- The U.S. Navy almost fired on one of five Iranian vessels this weekend in the Strait of Hormuz after the Iranian vessels made hostile maneuvers toward three American ships.

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.

Surveillance Grows Worldwide in 2007

- A new survey from two privacy organizations says state surveillance is increasing, even in the world's strongest democracies.

Dual-Use Technology Sales to Chinese Companies Criticized

- A nonprofit nonproliferation group worries that dual-use technology sales to select China companies by U.S. manufacturers will lead to weapons proliferation.

U.S. Military Killed or Captured 51 Terrorist Leaders in Iraq

- Some captured terrorists claim that the Islamic State of Iraq insurgent group is a front group for al Qaeda and that its leader is fictional.
 




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