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  1. News - World

    CIA paying millions to AT&T for phone records, says report

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 11:44am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington The CIA is paying AT&T more than US$10 million a year to provide phone records for overseas counter-terrorism investigations, The Central ... numbers of suspected militants abroad and AT&T then sifts through its database for records of phone calls that can identify foreigners with terror links, the newspaper reported. Most ...

  2. The right way to travel in the era of air terror

    Posted Dec 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Aircraft are a magnet for extremists. By bombing a plane, militants can kill many people at once in a headline-grabbing manner, gaining maximum publicity for their cause. So it is no surprise that, despite a spate of measures taken since the terror attacks in the US on September 11, 2001, extremists keep trying to attack passenger aircraft. And every time they do, authorities ...

  3. The Age of Fallibility- The Consequence of the War on Terror

    Posted Oct 14th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Tim Cribb The Age of Fallibility- The Consequence of the War on Terror George Soros Public Affairs, HK$120 The billionaire financier and philanthropist lays out how he plans to save the world in The Age of Fallibility- The Consequences of the War on Terror. 'In financial markets, I take positions to win,' George Soros writes. 'In the social sphere, I take ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Abu Hamza and four other alleged al-Qaeda plotters appear in US courts

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Alleged al-Qaeda mastermind Abu Hamza al-Masri and four others face terror-related charges in US after losing extradition battle in Britain Cleric stripped ... including his signature metal hook- that he wears because of his missing forearms. Hamza and four other terror suspects who were extradited overnight from Britain appeared in US court in the latest ...

  5. Terror suspects have been too long in limbo

    Posted Oct 11th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It is now almost two years since the first batch of 20 terror suspects - manacled, masked and wearing goggles - arrived at the US naval base in Cuba's Guantanamo Bay. But just ... and with no access to lawyers or their families. They are being held indefinitely, perhaps until the end of the war against terror - whenever that might be. They could face trial before special military ...

  6. Terror-linked Pakistanis bounced from airport

    Posted Sep 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... is facing terrorism charges- from continuing their journey to the United States, forcing them to return to Pakistan. The action has raised questions in the United States about the right of authorities to deprive relatives of terrorism suspects of their rights. In this case, both the men were also US citizens. Legal representatives for the men said yesterday that Hong Kong airport ...

  7. A force to guard against nuclear terror

    Posted Mar 31st 2006, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... Michael Richardson Fighter jets will roar into action in the skies around Darwin, in northern Australia, next week. They will be part of the latest training exercise to disrupt illegal trade in materials and technology that can be used to make nightmarish ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Obama's imperialist presidency

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... giants such as Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and Google in a vast anti-terror sweep targeting foreigners and Americans alike. Whistle-blower Edward Snowden said he initially decided against taking ...

  9. Talking points

    Posted Feb 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Indonesian officials say Patek confessed to being a key participant in the Bali bombings, which killed 202 people in Southeast Asia's deadliest terror attack. They say he also admitted to making ...

  10. US lacked means to prevent 9/11

    Posted Apr 15th 2004, 12:00am by David Enders

    ... David Enders in Washington Spy agencies were hamstrung in terrorism cases US Attorney-General John Ashcroft and CIA director George Tenet have both told the 9/11 hearings that intelligence ... of lawyers.' Mr Ashcroft also answered questions about the Patriot Act, a reform of Justice Department policies passed after the terror attacks that has been criticised as a platform for taking away ...




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