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FBI claims credit for stopping a terror attack it planned

FBI Capitol

Nearly every major post-9/11 terrorism-related prosecution has involved a sting operation, at the center of which is a government informant. In these cases, the informants — who work for money or are seeking leniency on criminal charges of their own — have crossed the line from merely observing potential criminal behavior …

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Martial law in France: 10,000 troops deployed into streets

Martial Law France

France is mobilising 10,000 troops to boost security, as security forces search for what the French prime minister called a “probable” accomplice to three days of bloodshed in and around Paris. After a crisis meeting on Monday, Manuel Valls said the search is urgent because “the threat is still present” after the attacks …

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Charlie Hebdo police investigator commits suicide

Helric Fredou Charlie Hebdo

Police commissioner Helric Fredou, who had been investigating the attack on the French weekly satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, committed suicide in his office. The incident occurred in Limoges, the administrative capital of the Limousin region in west-central France, on Thursday night, local media France 3 reports. Helric Fredou, 45, suffered from depression and experienced burn out. Shortly before committing …

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Mi5: Al Qaeda plotting attacks in Britain and western nations

Al Qaeda ISIS

Al Qaeda is plotting to massacre huge numbers of civilians in Britain and other western countries, the head of Mi5 has warned. Andrew Parker, director general of the security service, told a select group mostly from the Royal United Services Institute at his London headquarters that while the so-called Islamic …

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Opium cultivation hits record high in Afghanistan

US military Afghanistan opium heroin

Afghanistan has once again set a new record for opium cultivation despite a constant U.S. military presence for the last thirteen years. According to a report from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), opium production rose for the fourth consecutive year in 2014. “The total area under …

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London Metro Police spent £33.5 million to target journalists

London Metro Police

London Metropolitan Police (MPS) have spent more than £33.5 million snooping on journalists, a Freedom of Information (FoI) request has shown. The FoI request, from the Press Gazette, showed that the number of investigations into the activities of journalists in 2014 was nearly double 2013 figures, in which £19.5 million …

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Prince Andrew: latest royal pedophile exposed

Paedophiles Prince Andrew and Prince Charles

Prince Andrew, son of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, has been accused of pedophilia, having had sexual relations with an underage girl in a case submitted to a US court on Friday. The woman involved in the case, who has not been named, told a court in Florida she was forced …

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US and Australia block Palestinian statehood bid at UN

United Nations Security Council

The UN Security Council has failed to adopt the Arab coalition’s bid calling for the creation of a Palestinian state and an end to Israeli “occupation”. The veto power US and Australia voted against the move with 5 abstentions. The draft resolution gathered only 8 votes in favour, so it …

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US weapons airdrop goes straight to ISIS….again!

US supplying ISIS with weapons

Iranian state media claims U.S. military aircraft have once again dropped weapons in areas held by the Islamic State. Iraqi volunteers fighting against IS in the Yathrib and Balad districts in Iraq’s Salahuddin Province reported the air drops. Iraq claims it now has the upper hand in the battle to …

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