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B. 01-12 Missing teens discovered alive
01-19 Outspoken journalist shot dead Istanbul
3. 02-03 Truck bomb kills more than 120 in market Baghdad
4. 03-06 More than 120 die in blasts Karbala,, Iraq
F. 03-22 Woolmer was strangled, police say Jamaica
G. 04-16 33 students massacred in class http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/6560685.stm#map, Virginia
7. 04-18 Bombings kill almost 200 Baghdad
8. 06-12 Blast hits key Shia shrine Samarra, Sunni Triangle
J. 06-30 Blazing car crashes into Glasgow airport Glasgow Airport, Scotland

Summary.     Click for More > Truck bomb kills more than 120 in market   A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden truck in a crowded market in Sedriya, a mixed neighborhood More than 120 die in blasts Woolmer was strangled, police say 33 students massacred in class Map of http%3A%2F%2Fnews.bbc.co.uk%2F2%2Fhi%2Famericas%2F6560685.stm%23map Virginia
Missing teens discovered alive Outspoken journalist shot dead
Jan.2  Baghdad  Iraq investigates Saddam footage
Jan.3  Baghdad  Guard detained over Hussein video
Jan.7  Poland  Archbishop of Warsaw quits amid row
Jan.12   Missouri
Jan.14  Baghdad  Saddam half-brother executed
Jan.16  Baghdad  Bombs kill 70 at university
Jan.19   Istanbul
  Hrant Dink, 53, was a prominent Turkish-Armenian journalist who spoke out against the killings of Armenians early last century.    He was given a six-month suspended sentence in October 2005 after writing about the Armenian 'gen...
Jan.22  Baghdad  Market bombs kill 100 in 2 Iraqi cities
 Vancouver  Pig farmer confessed to 49 killings
Jan.29  Southern Israel  Bakery bomber kills three
Jan.31  England  'Beheading plot' behind terror raid
Feb.3   Baghdad
Feb.6  Florida  Astronaut charged with attempted murder
Feb.7  Austria  Huge global child porn ring found
Feb.12  Baghdad  90 killed on day Golden Mosque attack
Feb.13  Southern Iran  Bomb kills 18 on military bus
Feb.19  India  Dozens dead in train blasts
Feb.26  Baghdad  Suicide bomber kills 50 at university
Mar.6   Iraq
Mar.11  Baghdad  Car bomb kills 31 pilgrims
Mar.14  Guantanamo  Mohammed says responsible for 9/11
Mar.19  Baghdad  Former VP Ramadan executed
Mar.22  Baghdad  UN chief shaken by blast
  Jamaica
Mar.23  Baghdad  Bomb injures Iraqi deputy PM
Mar.26  Guantanamo  Australian admits terror charge
Mar.27  Northern Iraq  Truck bombs kill 50 in city of Tal Afar
 Manila  Gunmen seize bus
Apr.11  Algeria  23 dead in bomb attacks
Apr.12  Baghdad  8 killed in suicide attack on parliament
Apr.14  Iraq  Bombings in Karbala, Baghdad killed 56
Apr.15  Baghdad  Bomb attacks strike capital
Apr.16   Virginia
  A gunman on the campus of Virginia Tech was dressed almost like a Boy Scout. 2 people were killed 2 hours earlier.    The gunman, who later shot and killed himself, was a young man wearing a short-sleeved tan shirt and black ammunition vest. He opening fire with a bl...
Apr.17  Virginia  S Korean named as campus gunman Apr.18   Baghdad Bombings kill almost 200   Insurgent bombers launched a series of attacks across Baghdad. 112 dead in Sadriya market. 28 dead in an attack at the entrance to Sadr City Apr.27  Saudi Arabia  Saudis arrest 172 militants Apr.28  Iraq  Bomb kills 58 in holy city of Karbala  NW Pakistan  Suicide bomb kills 28, injures minister Apr.30  London  British bomb plotters jailed for life May.22  London  Lugovoi charged with spy poisoning May.29  Baghdad  Five Britons seized May.30  UN Security Council  UN approves Hariri assassination tribunal Jun.1  Gaza  Video released of BBC's Johnston Jun.2  Eastern Germany  146 police hurt in G8 protest Jun.4  Guantanamo  Charges dropped for two detainees Jun.6  Vatican  Scare as man tries to board popemobile Jun.8  European Union  CIA jails in Europe 'confirmed' Jun.12   Sunni Triangle Blast hits key Shia shrine Jun.13  Beirut  Lebanese lawmaker killed in blast Jun.16  Kabul  Afghan police hit by suicide bomb, 35 killed Jun.19  Baghdad  Car bomb kills 87 in crowded square Jun.24  Baghdad  'Chemical Ali' sentenced to hang  Gaza  BBC reporter in suicide vest video Jun.29  London  2 explosive-laden cars linked Jun.30   Scotland Blazing car crashes into Glasgow airport   Jeep Cherokee being driven at speed towards the main terminal building with flames coming out from underneath Jul.2  Washington  Bush spares Libby from jail term Jul.3   Gaza BBC reporter Alan Johnston freed Jul.5  Nigeria Delta  Three-year-old seized Jul.7   Northern Iraq At least 105 killed in village market blast Jul.9  London  Three guilty over 21/7 bomb plot Jul.16  Northern Iraq  Truck bomb kills at least 80 in Kirkuk Jul.17  Pakistan  Deadly blast hits Islamabad rally Jul.20  Afghanistan  Taliban threaten abducted South Koreans Jul.21  Afghanistan  Taliban: 2 German hostages killed  Italy  3 Moroccans held on terror charges Jul.23   Libya HIV medics released to Bulgaria   6 Bulgarian medics who were serving life sentences have been freed and are now on a plane to Bulgaria Jul.25  Afghanistan  Taliban kills South Korean hostage Jul.30  Afghanistan  Taliban: Male hostage shot dead Jul.31  Cambodia  First Khmer Rouge leader charged Aug.3  Southern California  Marine sentenced over Iraq murder Aug.13  Afghanistan  Two female Korean hostages freed Aug.14   Mosul Up to 500 people die in bomb attacks Aug.15   Ruhr 6 Italians die in 'clan execution' Aug.18  Kabul  German woman kidnapped Aug.20  Southern Iraq  Bomb kills governor Aug.25  Southern India  Blasts kill 34 in Hyderabad Aug.30   Afghanistan Final S. Korean hostages freed by Taliban Sep.1  South Korea  Freed Koreans return home Sep.5  Germany  'Massive' attacks foiled Sep.7  Portugal  Police 'suspect Madeleine mother'  Washington  Bin Laden says US should convert Sep.8  Algeria  Al-Qaeda claims bombings Sep.14  Iraq  Al Qaeda claims sheik killing Sep.16  Nevada  OJ Simpson arrested over break-in Sep.19   Beirut Anti-Syrian lawmaker dies in blast Sep.21   Chile Chile court extradites Fujimori Oct.4  Chile  Pinochet family arrested Oct.8  Paris  Jury retraces Diana's fatal path Oct.17  Somalia  Aid stopped after kidnap Oct.18   Karachi Bombers target Bhutto's convoy, 136 killed Oct.29  Moscow  'Chess Killer' sentenced to life  Somalia  U.S. destroyer pursues pirates Oct.31  Madrid  Spain condemns terror verdict Nov.1  London  Police guilty in 'bomber' case Nov.6  Northern Afghanistan  64 dead in suicide attack Nov.7   Finland 8 dead in school shooting Nov.9  Iraq  Sunni chiefs killed in blast Nov.11  Rome  Fans rampage after killing Nov.18  Cambodia  Former Khmer Rouge leader arrested Nov.21  France  Transport 'sabotage' hits France Nov.26  Paris  Riots rock suburb for second night Nov.29   Sudan UK teacher jailed over teddy row Dec.5  U. S. Midwest  Shoppers killed in gun rampage Dec.6  England  Canoe man's sons fear 'huge scam' Dec.11  Algeria  At least 62 killed in blasts, targeted U.N.   Peru Fujimori gets 6 years in prison Dec.17  Saudi Arabia  Report: King pardons rape victim Dec.20  Peshawar  Suicide blast kills 50 Dec.26  Chad  Court jails French aid staff Dec.27   Rawalpindi   Benazir Bhutto assassinated Map of Rawalpindi Pakistan
  Former Prime Minister was assassinated outside a large gathering of her supporters where a suicide bomber also killed at least 20
 Bhutto had just addressed an election rally when she was shot in the neck by a gunman who then set off a bomb. Musharraf held an emergency meeting in the hours after the death. Rioters burned tires and blocked roads in Karachid. Police fired on an angry mob, killing 2 people, in the city of Khairpur
Dec.28  South Africa  New charges for Zuma Dec.30  Pakistan  New video shows Bhutto being shot   Kenya Riots erupt after president re-elected   Government has suspended all live TV broadcasts as violence engulfed Nairobi following the re-election of incumbent president Mwai Kibaki Dec.31  Kenya  Election violence kills 'at least 124'



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February 2007
Truck bomb kills more than 120 in market
Astronaut charged with attempted murder
Truck bomb kills more than 120 in market
90 killed on day Golden Mosque attack
Truck bomb kills more than 120 in market
90 killed on day Golden Mosque attack
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Astronaut charged with attempted murder
March 2007
More than 120 die in blasts
Mohammed says responsible for 9/11
Former VP Ramadan executed
Woolmer was strangled, police say
More than 120 die in blasts
Mohammed says responsible for 9/11
UN chief shaken by blast
More than 120 die in blasts
UN chief shaken by blast
Truck bombs kill 50 in city of Tal Afar
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Former VP Ramadan executed
April 2007
8 killed in suicide attack on parliament
33 students massacred in class
Bombings kill almost 200
8 killed in suicide attack on parliament
Bombings kill almost 200
8 killed in suicide attack on parliament
Bombings kill almost 200
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May 2007
Lugovoi charged with spy poisoning
Five Britons seized
Five Britons seized
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Lugovoi charged with spy poisoning
UN approves Hariri assassination tribunal
June 2007
146 police hurt in G8 protest
Blast hits key Shia shrine
Lebanese lawmaker killed in blast
Afghan police hit by suicide bomb, 35 killed
Blazing car crashes into Glasgow airport
Blast hits key Shia shrine
Lebanese lawmaker killed in blast
Afghan police hit by suicide bomb, 35 killed
Blazing car crashes into Glasgow airport
Blast hits key Shia shrine
Lebanese lawmaker killed in blast
Afghan police hit by suicide bomb, 35 killed
Car bomb kills 87 in crowded square
146 police hurt in G8 protest
'Chemical Ali' sentenced to hang
July 2007
BBC reporter Alan Johnston freed
At least 105 killed in village market blast
Truck bomb kills at least 80 in Kirkuk
Taliban threaten abducted South Koreans
At least 105 killed in village market blast
Truck bomb kills at least 80 in Kirkuk
Taliban threaten abducted South Koreans
At least 105 killed in village market blast
Truck bomb kills at least 80 in Kirkuk
HIV medics released to Bulgaria
First Khmer Rouge leader charged
HIV medics released to Bulgaria
First Khmer Rouge leader charged
August 2007
Up to 500 people die in bomb attacks
6 Italians die in 'clan execution'
Up to 500 people die in bomb attacks
Up to 500 people die in bomb attacks
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September 2007
Police 'suspect Madeleine mother'
Bin Laden says US should convert
Anti-Syrian lawmaker dies in blast
Chile court extradites Fujimori
Bin Laden says US should convert
Anti-Syrian lawmaker dies in blast
Anti-Syrian lawmaker dies in blast
Chile court extradites Fujimori
Chile court extradites Fujimori
October 2007
Pinochet family arrested
Bombers target Bhutto's convoy, 136 killed
Bombers target Bhutto's convoy, 136 killed
Bombers target Bhutto's convoy, 136 killed
Pinochet family arrested
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November 2007
8 dead in school shooting
UK teacher jailed over teddy row
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UK teacher jailed over teddy row
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December 2007
Benazir Bhutto assassinated
Riots erupt after president re-elected
Benazir Bhutto assassinated
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Riots erupt after president re-elected
Fujimori gets 6 years in prison

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  Iraq investigates Saddam footage   The government has launched an inquiry into unofficial mobile phone footage showing the execution of former leader Guard detained over Hussein video Archbishop of Warsaw quits amid row   The controversial Stanislaw Wielgus has resigned, less than an hour before he was due to be installed in his post Missing teens discovered alive Map of KIRKWOOD Missouri Missouri


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Jan.2   Baghdad  
Jan.3   Baghdad
Jan.7   Poland
Jan.11  U.S. Congress  Al-Qaeda 'rebuilding' in Pakistan
Jan.12   Missouri
  The boys, one of whom was last in 2002, have been found alive at the home of a 41-year-old Michael Devlin.    Devlin, a pizza shop worker, is charged with kidnapping of 13-year-old Ben Ownby, but authoritie...
Jan.14   Baghdad     Saddam half-brother executed   Barzan Ibrahim decapitated during hanging. The former head of Revolutionary Court Hamed al-Bandar also hanged Jan.15  London  Six accused of bomb plot Jan.16   Baghdad Bombs kill 70 at university Jan.17  Baghdad  Bombers kill 28 in Baghdad, Kirkuk Jan.19   Istanbul Outspoken journalist shot dead
  Hrant Dink, 53, was a prominent Turkish-Armenian journalist who spoke out against the killings of Armenians early last century
 He was given a six-month suspended sentence in October 2005 after writing about the Armenian 'genocide' of 1915. Prime Minister Erdogan condemned his killing and said 2 suspects had been arrested
Jan.20  Turkey  Hrant Dink murder suspect caught Jan.21  Istanbul  Teen admits killing journalist Jan.22   Baghdad Market bombs kill 100 in 2 Iraqi cities   Bombs in marketplaces killed dozens of people in Baghdad and in Khalis, near the northeastern city of Baquba   Vancouver   Pig farmer confessed to 49 killings  In videotaped interviews accused serial killer Robert William Pickton allegedly acknowledges slaying 49 women Jan.29   Southern Israel Bakery bomber kills three
Jan.30  Iraq  Attacks on Shiite pilgrims kill 38 Jan.31   England 'Beheading plot' behind terror raid

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Feb.3   Baghdad Truck bomb kills more than 120 in market
  A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden truck in a crowded market in Sedriya, a mixed neighborhood
 The blast destroyed stores and automobiles. Many victims were trapped under the rubble. 8 die in other attacks; 2 came when 9 bombs detonated in Kirkuk
Feb.6   Florida Astronaut charged with attempted murder   Lisa Nowak was ordered released on an additional $10,000 bond for a charge involving a romantic rival Feb.7   Austria Huge global child porn ring found
Feb.8  Baghdad  Top Iraqi official held in raid  Nigeria Delta  Militants hold more hostages Feb.12   Baghdad 90 killed on day Golden Mosque attack   5 explosions ripped through central Baghdad, amid memorials marking last year's attack on a revered Shiite shrine in Samarra Feb.13   Southern Iran Bomb kills 18 on military bus Feb.19   India Dozens dead in train blasts Feb.25  Iraq  Car bomb kills dozens; mystery blasts Feb.26   Baghdad Suicide bomber kills 50 at university

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Mar.6   Iraq More than 120 die in blasts
Map of Karbala Iraq
  Insurgents stepped up attacks on Shiite pilgrims heading to the city of Karbala, with bombings and small arms attacks.    Suicide bombers targeted Shiite pi...
Mar.10  Iraq  Kidnapping in Iraq aimed at Germans Mar.11   Baghdad Car bomb kills 31 pilgrims Mar.14   Guantanamo   Mohammed says responsible for 9/11   Top al Qaeda suspect Khalid Sheikh Mohammed has claimed he organized the 9/11 attacks and other major attacks  Afghanistan  Taliban hostage makes video appeal Mar.15  Japan  Livedoor tycoon guilty of fraud Mar.19   Baghdad   Former VP Ramadan executed   One of Saddam Hussein's co-defendants, Taha Yassin Ramadan was sentenced to life for his role in killing Shias in the 1980s Mar.21  Jamaica  Pakistan coach's death 'suspicious' Mar.22   Baghdad   UN chief shaken by blast  A blast interrupted a Ban Ki-moon news conference with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki   Jamaica Woolmer was strangled, police say
  A pathology report indicated that Pakistani cricket coach died of 'manual strangulation'.    Woolmer's death came less than 24 hours after Pakistan was beaten and eliminated by Irish ...
 Northern England  Three held over 7 July bombings Mar.23   Baghdad Bomb injures Iraqi deputy PM
Mar.26   Guantanamo Australian admits terror charge Mar.27   Northern Iraq Truck bombs kill 50 in city of Tal Afar   The explosions, within a few minutes of each other, targeted markets. In 2006 Bush touted Tal Afar as an example   Manila Gunmen seize bus Mar.28  Thailand  Swiss man jailed for Thai insult

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Apr.10  Morocco  Terror attack in Casablanca thwarted Apr.11   Algeria 23 dead in bomb attacks
Apr.12   Baghdad 8 killed in suicide attack on parliament   After the attack in the cafeteria, more explosives were found near the parliament room. An explosion is killing at least two MPs Apr.14   Iraq Bombings in Karbala, Baghdad killed 56 Apr.15   Baghdad Bomb attacks strike capital  London  BBC calls claim of reporter's death 'rumor' Apr.16   Virginia 33 students massacred in class Map of http%3A%2F%2Fnews.bbc.co.uk%2F2%2Fhi%2Famericas%2F6560685.stm%23map Virginia
  A gunman on the campus of Virginia Tech was dressed almost like a Boy Scout. 2 people were killed 2 hours earlier
 The gunman, who later shot and killed himself, was a young man wearing a short-sleeved tan shirt and black ammunition vest. He opening fire with a black handgun, first on the professor and then on the students. Student survives by playing dead. President Bush said the US was 'shocked and saddened'
 Virginia  Anger over shooting warnings Apr.17   Virginia S Korean named as campus gunman Apr.18   Baghdad Bombings kill almost 200
  Insurgent bombers launched a series of attacks across Baghdad. 112 dead in Sadriya market. 28 dead in an attack at the entrance to Sadr City
 11 civilians were killed in Karrada district. 4 police officers were killed when a suicide car bomber exploded at an Iraqi police checkpoint
 Japan  Nagasaki's mayor murdered  Virginia  Gunman sent final video Apr.19  Turkey  Bible attack suspects detained Apr.20  Houston  Gunman kills hostage at Nasa base Apr.22  Mosul  Gunmen line up, execute 23 Kurd Apr.23  Japan  Obara acquitted over Lucie death  Iraq  Suicide bomb kills 9 U.S. soldiers Apr.25  Afghanistan  Taliban: Bin Laden plans Iraq strikes Apr.27   Saudi Arabia   Saudis arrest 172 militants  Suspects arrested in an anti-terror sweep related to a terror plot involving attacks on senior officials and government installations Apr.28   Iraq Bomb kills 58 in holy city of Karbala
  NW Pakistan Suicide bomb kills 28, injures minister Apr.30   London British bomb plotters jailed for life

May 2007 ... more > Top ^
May.1  Baghdad  Iraq al Qaeda leader reported dead May.4  Southern California  Paris Hilton gets 45 days in jail May.8  Texas  US drops Cuban militant's charges May.13  Northern Iraq  Bombings leave at least 45 dead May.21  Beirut  Explosion rocks Beirut May.22   London   Lugovoi charged with spy poisoning   Russian prosecutors refuse to extradite Andrei Lugovoi, charged by Britain in the poisoning death of Alexander Litvinenko May.23  Serbia  12 jailed for killing PM Djindjic May.29   Baghdad Five Britons seized   4 bodyguards and a finance expert have been kidnapped from Iraq's finance ministry. The kidnappers wore police uniforms May.30   UN Security Council   UN approves Hariri assassination tribunal  In a challenge to Syria, the Security Council voted to set up a court to prosecute the murder of former Lebanese Prime Minister May.31  Moscow  Ex-KGB spy: UK tried to recruit me

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Jun.1   Gaza Video released of BBC's Johnston
Jun.2  New York  Arrests in airport 'bomb plot'   Eastern Germany 146 police hurt in G8 protest   Masked demonstrators showered police with rocks and bottles, then were driven back with water cannon and tear gas Jun.4  UN Tribunal  Taylor boycotts 'charade' trial   Guantanamo Charges dropped for two detainees Jun.6   Vatican Scare as man tries to board popemobile Jun.8   European Union CIA jails in Europe 'confirmed'  Chile  Fujimori under house arrest Jun.12  Indonesia  Bombing 'mastermind' held in swoop   Sunni Triangle Blast hits key Shia shrine Map of Samarra Iraq
  The 3 minarets of the al-Askari, one of the holiest sites in Shia Islam, have been damaged by an explosion in Samarra.    The bombing destroyed two towers at the mosque. The same holy site was attacked in February 2006. The...
Jun.13   Beirut Lebanese lawmaker killed in blast  Walid Eido, an anti-Syrian member of the Lebanese parliament died in a bomb blast. 6 other people died and 11 were wounded in the explosion Jun.15  London  UK jails 7 'dirty bomb' plotters Jun.16   Kabul Afghan police hit by suicide bomb, 35 killed  The bomb went off close to police HQ in the city centre at rush hour. Most of the dead are police recruits Jun.19   Baghdad   Car bomb kills 87 in crowded square  A truck bomb ripped through a crowded Khalani Square, killing at least 75 people and wounding 204 others Jun.20  Sierra Leone  First S Leone war crimes verdicts Jun.22  Paris  Chirac spurns scandal questioning Jun.24   Baghdad 'Chemical Ali' sentenced to hang  An Iraq court sentenced 3 former aides to Saddam Hussein to death by hanging for their role in a genocide campaign that that killed up to 100,000...   Gaza BBC reporter in suicide vest video Jun.28  Scotland  Lockerbie bomber allowed appeal Jun.29  Ivory Coast  Rocket fired at PM plane  London  Bomb 'packed with nails'   London 2 explosive-laden cars linked   A vehicle containing fuel, gas canisters and nails found near Trafalgar Square is clearly linked to another explosives-packed car Jun.30   Scotland   Blazing car crashes into Glasgow airport
Map of Glasgow Airport United Kingdom
  Jeep Cherokee being driven at speed towards the main terminal building with flames coming out from underneath
 2 Asian men, one of whom was on fire, had been in the car. 2 people had been arrested and detained. One of the men wore a suspect device. All flights to and from Glasgow Airport have been suspended
 London  UK on highest terror alert

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Jul.1  United Kingdom  Car bombings suspect 'on the run' Jul.2   Washington Bush spares Libby from jail term
 Yemen  Bomb kills Spanish tourists Jul.3   Gaza   BBC reporter Alan Johnston freed
  Johnston, kidnapped March 12 by a group calling itself the Army of Islam, was wearing blue jeans and looking gaunt.    TV pictures showed Johnston, 45, leaving a building and entering a car, acc...
Jul.4  Pakistan  Mosque leader's burqa plan fails  Jerusalem  BBC man: I felt buried alive Jul.5   Nigeria Delta Three-year-old seized
 Colombia  Colombians hold kidnap protests Jul.7   Northern Iraq   At least 105 killed in village market blast Map of Amerli Iraq
  A truck, resembled an Iraqi military truck, laden with two tons of explosives detonated in an outdoor market in Amerli.    250 people were wounded in the bombing.. The village predominately populated by Shiite Turkmens and K...
Jul.9   London Three guilty over 21/7 bomb plot Jul.10  Southern Afghanistan  Suicide blast kills 12 children Jul.11  Libya  Court upholds death verdicts  Algeria  Suicide bomb kills 9 Jul.12  Pakistan  Burnt bodies found at Red Mosque Jul.14  Osama bin Laden  Bin Laden in video calls for martyrdom Jul.15  Los Angeles  LA cardinal offers abuse apology Jul.16   Northern Iraq Truck bomb kills at least 80 in Kirkuk   A suicide bomber ripped through a busy commercial district, leaving a large crater surrounded by dozens of mutilated bodies Jul.17   Pakistan Deadly blast hits Islamabad rally Jul.20   Afghanistan   Taliban threaten abducted South Koreans  The militants threatened to kill a group of abducted Christians within 24 hours unless S. Korea withdraws its troops from Afghanistan Jul.21   Afghanistan Taliban: 2 German hostages killed   Italy 3 Moroccans held on terror charges Jul.23   Libya HIV medics released to Bulgaria
  6 Bulgarian medics who were serving life sentences have been freed and are now on a plane to Bulgaria
 The 5 nurses and a Palestinian doctor were convicted of deliberately infecting Libyan children with HIV. The release had been made possible by a deal struck on improving Libya-EU ties
Jul.25   Afghanistan Taliban kills South Korean hostage
 Baghdad  Bombers target soccer celebrations Jul.26  Australia  Australia drops terror charge Jul.27  Pakistan  13 dead in blast near Red Mosque  U.S. Congress  Congress passes anti-terror bill Jul.30   Afghanistan Taliban: Male hostage shot dead Jul.31   Cambodia   First Khmer Rouge leader charged  An ex-Khmer Rouge prison chief Kang Kek Ieu has been charged with crimes against humanity by a UN-backed tribunal

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Aug.1  Baghdad  Gas station blast kills 50 Aug.3   Southern California Marine sentenced over Iraq murder
Aug.11  Southern Iraq  Bomb kills governor Aug.13   Afghanistan Two female Korean hostages freed Aug.14   Mosul Up to 500 people die in bomb attacks Map of Mosul Iraq
  The blasts targeted a Kurdish religious minority, the Yazidi sect, near Mosul. At least 4 blasts hit areas which house the community.    Tensions between the Yazidi and local Muslims have grown since a Yazidi girl was stoned by her community in April for converting t...
Aug.15   Ruhr   6 Italians die in 'clan execution' Map of Duisburg Germany
  Police found young men shot in the head outside a train station in Duisburg in an attack that was part of a feud between organized crime clans
Aug.18   Kabul German woman kidnapped  Turkey  Jet hijack ends peacefully  Peru  Looting disrupts quake rescue bid Aug.19  Kabul  Kidnapped German woman freed Aug.20   Southern Iraq Bomb kills governor Aug.23  Brazil  At least 20 prisoners die in prison fire Aug.25   Southern India Blasts kill 34 in Hyderabad Aug.27  Greece  Greece may label fires acts of terrorism  Baghdad  U.S. links Hussein's daughter to terror cell Aug.28  Baghdad  US seizes Iranian group in Iraq Aug.29  Afghanistan  Taliban frees 12 South Korean hostages Aug.30   Afghanistan     Final S. Korean hostages freed by Taliban
  Kidnappers released the 7 remaining hostages and handed them over to Red Cross officials
Aug.31  Colombia  Chavez to help broker hostage deal

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Sep.1   South Korea     Freed Koreans return home   The 19 church workers freed from captivity in Afghanistan have arrived home in Seoul, after being held by the Taleban for 6 weeks Sep.3  Rawalpindi  Two bomb blasts in Rawalpindi kill 15 Sep.5   Germany 'Massive' attacks foiled
Sep.7   Portugal Police 'suspect Madeleine mother'   Portuguese police believe the mother of missing 4-year-old is involved in her death   Washington     Bin Laden says US should convert   Early analysis indicates the voice on a recently released videotape is that of bin Laden Sep.8   Algeria Al-Qaeda claims bombings Sep.10  Israel  Dozens hurt by rocket Sep.13  Sunni Triangle  Insurgents kill key US ally Sep.14   Iraq Al Qaeda claims sheik killing Sep.15  Iraq  Al Qaeda threatens Sunni leaders Sep.16   Nevada OJ Simpson arrested over break-in   Ex-American football star has been arrested by Las Vegas police investigating an alleged armed robbery at a casino hotel room Sep.19   Beirut Anti-Syrian lawmaker dies in blast
  A massive bombing killed parliamentarian Antoine Ghanem and at least 4 others. He was a Christian Maronite and a member of Phalange Party.    The blast will reduce the parliamentary majority from 69 to 68, preventing them from electing a free president. World...
Sep.20  Beirut  Assassination spurs calls for strike Sep.21   Chile   Chile court extradites Fujimori
  Supreme Court has approved the extradition of Peru's former President. He is to be sent back to Peru
Sep.22  Peru  Exiled Fujimori arrives to face charges

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Oct.3  Baghdad  Bomb injures Polish envoy Oct.4   Chile   Pinochet family arrested   The widow and 5 children of former military ruler have been arrested on charges of embezzlement Oct.8   Paris     Jury retraces Diana's fatal path  Jurors in a British inquest have begun tracing Princess' last moments before the car crash that killed her 10 years ago Oct.14  Moscow  Putin told of 'assassination bid' Oct.17   Somalia Aid stopped after kidnap Oct.18   Karachi   Bombers target Bhutto's convoy, 136 killed
  2 explosions in a suicide bombing near a motorcade carrying former Pakistani Prime Minister. Bhutto and those with her were uninjured.    Video showed Benazir Bhutto, who was travelling through crowded streets from the city's airport to a rally mark...
Oct.29   Moscow 'Chess Killer' sentenced to life   Somalia   U.S. destroyer pursues pirates  The destroyer has entered Somali territorial waters in pursuit of a Japanese-owned ship loaded with benzene that was hijacked by pirates Oct.30  Rawalpindi  Bomb near president's HQ kills 7  Somalia  Crew retakes ship after fight with pirates Oct.31   Madrid Spain condemns terror verdict   A court delivered an unexpectedly mixed verdict in the trial of 28 defendants charged in the 2004 Madrid train bombings

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Nov.1   London Police guilty in 'bomber' case
Nov.5  Sicily  Senior Mafia boss arrested Nov.6   Northern Afghanistan   64 dead in suicide attack  At least 6 members of the parliament were killed in the blast in the province of Baghlan in northern Afghanistan Nov.7   Finland 8 dead in school shooting Map of Tuusula Finland
  At least three 8 were killed in a school shooting in southern Finland, in Tuusula, 30 miles north of the capital, Helsinki.    Teen dead who opene...
Nov.9   Iraq Sunni chiefs killed in blast Nov.11  Turin  Police kill football fan   Rome Fans rampage after killing   Football fans have reacted violently inside and outside stadiums following the police shooting of Gabriele Sandri, 26, a Lazio supporter Nov.12  Gaza  Deadly clash at Arafat rally Nov.15  San Francisco Bay Area  Baseball star Barry Bonds charged Nov.18  Iraq  Bomber kills kids getting toys from troops   Cambodia Former Khmer Rouge leader arrested Nov.21   France Transport 'sabotage' hits France Nov.23  India  Deadly blasts rock Indian cities Nov.26   Paris Riots rock suburb for second night Nov.29   Sudan UK teacher jailed over teddy row
  Gillian Gibbons, 54, has been found guilty in of insulting religion after she allowed her primary school class to name a teddy bear Muhammad


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Dec.5   U. S. Midwest Shoppers killed in gun rampage
 Paris  Sarkozy urges Betancourt release Dec.6   England   Canoe man's sons fear 'huge scam'  John Darwin, 57, was thought to have drowned at sea. His wife Anne had confessed to knowing her husband was alive  Paris  One killed by parcel bomb Dec.9  Vancouver  Pig farmer found guilty of killing 6 women Dec.11   Algeria At least 62 killed in blasts, targeted U.N.   2 car bombs ripped through the capital in what appeared to be targeted attacks on government and United Nations buildings   Peru     Fujimori gets 6 years in prison
  A Peruvian Supreme Court judge convicted former President of abuse of authority. Fujimori faces human rights and corruption charges.    Alberto Fujimor...
 Beirut  Blast kills army general Dec.14  Arab Countries  Zawahiri condemns Annapolis talks Dec.17   Saudi Arabia Report: King pardons rape victim Dec.20   Peshawar Suicide blast kills 50 Dec.24  Kashmir  Mosque besieged Dec.25  Mauritania  Prosecutors probe 'al-Qaeda link' Dec.26   Chad Court jails French aid staff Dec.27   Rawalpindi   Benazir Bhutto assassinated Map of Rawalpindi Pakistan
  Former Prime Minister was assassinated outside a large gathering of her supporters where a suicide bomber also killed at least 20
 Bhutto had just addressed an election rally when she was shot in the neck by a gunman who then set off a bomb. Musharraf held an emergency meeting in the hours after the death. Rioters burned tires and blocked roads in Karachid. Police fired on an angry mob, killing 2 people, in the city of Khairpur
Dec.28   South Africa New charges for Zuma  Pakistan  Bhutto was killed by bomb shrapnel  Chad  French aid workers leave Chad Dec.30   Pakistan New video shows Bhutto being shot   Kenya Riots erupt after president re-elected
Map of Nairobi Kenya
  Government has suspended all live TV broadcasts as violence engulfed Nairobi following the re-election of incumbent president Mwai Kibaki
Dec.31   Kenya Election violence kills 'at least 124'


  U.S. destroyer pursues pirates  The destroyer has entered Somali territorial waters in pursuit of a Japanese-owned ship loaded with benzene that was hijacked by pirates OJ Simpson arrested over break-in   Ex-American football star has been arrested by Las Vegas police investigating an alleged armed robbery at a casino hotel room Aid stopped after kidnap Riots erupt after president re-elected Map of Nairobi Kenya




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2007
Oct.29   Somalia
Oct.30  Somalia  Crew retakes ship after fight with pirates




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2007
Aug.23  Brazil  At least 20 prisoners die in prison fire
Aug.27  Greece  Greece may label fires acts of terrorism
Sep.16   Nevada




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2007
Apr.23  Iraq  Suicide bomb kills 9 U.S. soldiers
Oct.17   Somalia




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2007
Dec.30   Kenya
  Government has suspended all live TV broadcasts as violence engulfed Nairobi following the re-election of incumbent president Mwai Kibaki
Dec.31   Kenya Election violence kills 'at least 124'



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2007 Oct.4   Chile   Pinochet family arrested   The widow and 5 children of former military ruler have been arrested on charges of embezzlement



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2007 May.4  Southern California  Paris Hilton gets 45 days in jail Jun.4  UN Tribunal  Taylor boycotts 'charade' trial Jun.20  Sierra Leone  First S Leone war crimes verdicts Jun.24   Baghdad 'Chemical Ali' sentenced to hang  An Iraq court sentenced 3 former aides to Saddam Hussein to death by hanging for their role in a genocide campaign that that killed up to 100,000... Jul.25  Baghdad  Bombers target soccer celebrations Aug.3   Southern California Marine sentenced over Iraq murder
Nov.11  Turin  Police kill football fan Dec.5  Paris  Sarkozy urges Betancourt release



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2007 Apr.19  Turkey  Bible attack suspects detained Jun.6   Vatican Scare as man tries to board popemobile
Oct.29   Somalia   U.S. destroyer pursues pirates  The destroyer has entered Somali territorial waters in pursuit of a Japanese-owned ship loaded with benzene that was hijacked by pirates



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2007 Jan.7   Poland Archbishop of Warsaw quits amid row   The controversial Stanislaw Wielgus has resigned, less than an hour before he was due to be installed in his post Jan.16   Baghdad Bombs kill 70 at university
Jan.17  Baghdad  Bombers kill 28 in Baghdad, Kirkuk Jan.22   Baghdad Market bombs kill 100 in 2 Iraqi cities   Bombs in marketplaces killed dozens of people in Baghdad and in Khalis, near the northeastern city of Baquba Jan.29   Southern Israel Bakery bomber kills three Jan.30  Iraq  Attacks on Shiite pilgrims kill 38 Feb.3   Baghdad Truck bomb kills more than 120 in market
  A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden truck in a crowded market in Sedriya, a mixed neighborhood
 The blast destroyed stores and automobiles. Many victims were trapped under the rubble. 8 die in other attacks; 2 came when 9 bombs detonated in Kirkuk
Feb.12   Baghdad 90 killed on day Golden Mosque attack   5 explosions ripped through central Baghdad, amid memorials marking last year's attack on a revered Shiite shrine in Samarra Feb.13   Southern Iran Bomb kills 18 on military bus
Feb.19   India Dozens dead in train blasts Feb.25  Iraq  Car bomb kills dozens; mystery blasts Feb.26   Baghdad Suicide bomber kills 50 at university Mar.6   Iraq More than 120 die in blasts Map of Karbala Iraq
  Insurgents stepped up attacks on Shiite pilgrims heading to the city of Karbala, with bombings and small arms attacks.    Suicide bombers targeted Shiite pi...
Mar.11   Baghdad Car bomb kills 31 pilgrims Mar.22   Baghdad   UN chief shaken by blast  A blast interrupted a Ban Ki-moon news conference with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki Mar.23   Baghdad Bomb injures Iraqi deputy PM Mar.27   Northern Iraq Truck bombs kill 50 in city of Tal Afar   The explosions, within a few minutes of each other, targeted markets. In 2006 Bush touted Tal Afar as an example Apr.10  Morocco  Terror attack in Casablanca thwarted Apr.11   Algeria 23 dead in bomb attacks Apr.12   Baghdad 8 killed in suicide attack on parliament   After the attack in the cafeteria, more explosives were found near the parliament room. An explosion is killing at least two MPs Apr.14   Iraq Bombings in Karbala, Baghdad killed 56 Apr.15   Baghdad Bomb attacks strike capital Apr.18   Baghdad Bombings kill almost 200
  Insurgent bombers launched a series of attacks across Baghdad. 112 dead in Sadriya market. 28 dead in an attack at the entrance to Sadr City
 11 civilians were killed in Karrada district. 4 police officers were killed when a suicide car bomber exploded at an Iraqi police checkpoint
Apr.23  Iraq  Suicide bomb kills 9 U.S. soldiers Apr.28   Iraq Bomb kills 58 in holy city of Karbala
Apr.28   NW Pakistan Suicide bomb kills 28, injures minister May.13  Northern Iraq  Bombings leave at least 45 dead May.21  Beirut  Explosion rocks Beirut Jun.12   Sunni Triangle Blast hits key Shia shrine Map of Samarra Iraq
  The 3 minarets of the al-Askari, one of the holiest sites in Shia Islam, have been damaged by an explosion in Samarra.    The bombing destroyed two towers at the mosque. The same holy site was attacked in February 2006. The...
Jun.13   Beirut Lebanese lawmaker killed in blast  Walid Eido, an anti-Syrian member of the Lebanese parliament died in a bomb blast. 6 other people died and 11 were wounded in the explosion Jun.16   Kabul Afghan police hit by suicide bomb, 35 killed  The bomb went off close to police HQ in the city centre at rush hour. Most of the dead are police recruits Jun.19   Baghdad   Car bomb kills 87 in crowded square  A truck bomb ripped through a crowded Khalani Square, killing at least 75 people and wounding 204 others Jun.29  London  Bomb 'packed with nails' Jun.29   London 2 explosive-laden cars linked   A vehicle containing fuel, gas canisters and nails found near Trafalgar Square is clearly linked to another explosives-packed car Jul.1  United Kingdom  Car bombings suspect 'on the run' Jul.2  Yemen  Bomb kills Spanish tourists Jul.4  Pakistan  Mosque leader's burqa plan fails Jul.7   Northern Iraq   At least 105 killed in village market blast Map of Amerli Iraq
  A truck, resembled an Iraqi military truck, laden with two tons of explosives detonated in an outdoor market in Amerli.    250 people were wounded in the bombing.. The village predominately populated by Shiite Turkmens and K...
Jul.10  Southern Afghanistan  Suicide blast kills 12 children Jul.11  Algeria  Suicide bomb kills 9 Jul.15  Los Angeles  LA cardinal offers abuse apology Jul.16   Northern Iraq Truck bomb kills at least 80 in Kirkuk   A suicide bomber ripped through a busy commercial district, leaving a large crater surrounded by dozens of mutilated bodies Jul.17   Pakistan Deadly blast hits Islamabad rally Jul.25  Baghdad  Bombers target soccer celebrations Jul.27  Pakistan  13 dead in blast near Red Mosque Aug.1  Baghdad  Gas station blast kills 50 Aug.14   Mosul Up to 500 people die in bomb attacks Map of Mosul Iraq
  The blasts targeted a Kurdish religious minority, the Yazidi sect, near Mosul. At least 4 blasts hit areas which house the community.    Tensions between the Yazidi and local Muslims have grown since a Yazidi girl was stoned by her community in April for converting t...
Aug.20   Southern Iraq Bomb kills governor Aug.25   Southern India Blasts kill 34 in Hyderabad Sep.3  Rawalpindi  Two bomb blasts in Rawalpindi kill 15 Sep.8   Algeria Al-Qaeda claims bombings Sep.13  Sunni Triangle  Insurgents kill key US ally Oct.3  Baghdad  Bomb injures Polish envoy Oct.18   Karachi   Bombers target Bhutto's convoy, 136 killed
  2 explosions in a suicide bombing near a motorcade carrying former Pakistani Prime Minister. Bhutto and those with her were uninjured.    Video showed Benazir Bhutto, who was travelling through crowded streets from the city's airport to a rally mark...
Oct.30  Rawalpindi  Bomb near president's HQ kills 7 Nov.6   Northern Afghanistan   64 dead in suicide attack  At least 6 members of the parliament were killed in the blast in the province of Baghlan in northern Afghanistan Nov.9   Iraq Sunni chiefs killed in blast
Nov.18  Iraq  Bomber kills kids getting toys from troops Nov.23  India  Deadly blasts rock Indian cities Dec.6  Paris  One killed by parcel bomb Dec.11   Algeria At least 62 killed in blasts, targeted U.N.   2 car bombs ripped through the capital in what appeared to be targeted attacks on government and United Nations buildings Dec.11  Beirut  Blast kills army general Dec.20   Peshawar Suicide blast kills 50 Dec.28  Pakistan  Bhutto was killed by bomb shrapnel



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2007 Jan.14   Baghdad   Saddam half-brother executed   Barzan Ibrahim decapitated during hanging. The former head of Revolutionary Court Hamed al-Bandar also hanged Jan.15  London  Six accused of bomb plot Feb.6   Florida Astronaut charged with attempted murder   Lisa Nowak was ordered released on an additional $10,000 bond for a charge involving a romantic rival Mar.15  Japan  Livedoor tycoon guilty of fraud Mar.19   Baghdad Former VP Ramadan executed   One of Saddam Hussein's co-defendants, Taha Yassin Ramadan was sentenced to life for his role in killing Shias in the 1980s Mar.26   Guantanamo Australian admits terror charge
Mar.28  Thailand  Swiss man jailed for Thai insult Apr.23  Japan  Obara acquitted over Lucie death Apr.30   London British bomb plotters jailed for life May.8  Texas  US drops Cuban militant's charges May.22   London   Lugovoi charged with spy poisoning   Russian prosecutors refuse to extradite Andrei Lugovoi, charged by Britain in the poisoning death of Alexander Litvinenko May.23  Serbia  12 jailed for killing PM Djindjic May.30   UN Security Council   UN approves Hariri assassination tribunal  In a challenge to Syria, the Security Council voted to set up a court to prosecute the murder of former Lebanese Prime Minister Jun.4  UN Tribunal  Taylor boycotts 'charade' trial Jun.4   Guantanamo Charges dropped for two detainees Jun.15  London  UK jails 7 'dirty bomb' plotters Jun.20  Sierra Leone  First S Leone war crimes verdicts Jun.24   Baghdad 'Chemical Ali' sentenced to hang  An Iraq court sentenced 3 former aides to Saddam Hussein to death by hanging for their role in a genocide campaign that that killed up to 100,000... Jun.28  Scotland  Lockerbie bomber allowed appeal Jul.2   Washington Bush spares Libby from jail term Jul.9   London Three guilty over 21/7 bomb plot Jul.11  Libya  Court upholds death verdicts Jul.23   Libya HIV medics released to Bulgaria
  6 Bulgarian medics who were serving life sentences have been freed and are now on a plane to Bulgaria
 The 5 nurses and a Palestinian doctor were convicted of deliberately infecting Libyan children with HIV. The release had been made possible by a deal struck on improving Libya-EU ties
Jul.26  Australia  Australia drops terror charge Jul.27  U.S. Congress  Congress passes anti-terror bill Jul.31   Cambodia   First Khmer Rouge leader charged  An ex-Khmer Rouge prison chief Kang Kek Ieu has been charged with crimes against humanity by a UN-backed tribunal Aug.3   Southern California Marine sentenced over Iraq murder
Sep.21   Chile   Chile court extradites Fujimori
  Supreme Court has approved the extradition of Peru's former President. He is to be sent back to Peru
Sep.22  Peru  Exiled Fujimori arrives to face charges Oct.29   Moscow 'Chess Killer' sentenced to life
Oct.31   Madrid Spain condemns terror verdict   A court delivered an unexpectedly mixed verdict in the trial of 28 defendants charged in the 2004 Madrid train bombings Nov.1   London Police guilty in 'bomber' case Nov.15  San Francisco Bay Area  Baseball star Barry Bonds charged Nov.18   Cambodia Former Khmer Rouge leader arrested Nov.21   France Transport 'sabotage' hits France Nov.29   Sudan UK teacher jailed over teddy row
  Gillian Gibbons, 54, has been found guilty in of insulting religion after she allowed her primary school class to name a teddy bear Muhammad
Dec.9  Vancouver  Pig farmer found guilty of killing 6 women Dec.11   Peru   Fujimori gets 6 years in prison
  A Peruvian Supreme Court judge convicted former President of abuse of authority. Fujimori faces human rights and corruption charges.    Alberto Fujimor...
Dec.17   Saudi Arabia Report: King pardons rape victim Dec.26   Chad Court jails French aid staff Dec.28   South Africa New charges for Zuma Dec.28  Chad  French aid workers leave Chad



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2007 Jan.19   Istanbul Outspoken journalist shot dead
  Hrant Dink, 53, was a prominent Turkish-Armenian journalist who spoke out against the killings of Armenians early last century
 He was given a six-month suspended sentence in October 2005 after writing about the Armenian 'genocide' of 1915. Prime Minister Erdogan condemned his killing and said 2 suspects had been arrested
Jan.22   Vancouver Pig farmer confessed to 49 killings  In videotaped interviews accused serial killer Robert William Pickton allegedly acknowledges slaying 49 women Apr.15  London  BBC calls claim of reporter's death 'rumor' Apr.16   Virginia 33 students massacred in class Map of http%3A%2F%2Fnews.bbc.co.uk%2F2%2Fhi%2Famericas%2F6560685.stm%23map Virginia
  A gunman on the campus of Virginia Tech was dressed almost like a Boy Scout. 2 people were killed 2 hours earlier
 The gunman, who later shot and killed himself, was a young man wearing a short-sleeved tan shirt and black ammunition vest. He opening fire with a black handgun, first on the professor and then on the students. Student survives by playing dead. President Bush said the US was 'shocked and saddened'
Apr.18  Virginia  Gunman sent final video Apr.18  Virginia  Gunman sent final video Apr.22  Mosul  Gunmen line up, execute 23 Kurd Jun.1   Gaza Video released of BBC's Johnston Sep.10  Israel  Dozens hurt by rocket Nov.7   Finland 8 dead in school shooting Map of Tuusula Finland
  At least three 8 were killed in a school shooting in southern Finland, in Tuusula, 30 miles north of the capital, Helsinki.    Teen dead who opene...
Nov.12  Gaza  Deadly clash at Arafat rally Dec.5   U. S. Midwest Shoppers killed in gun rampage



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2007 Nov.11   Rome Fans rampage after killing   Football fans have reacted violently inside and outside stadiums following the police shooting of Gabriele Sandri, 26, a Lazio supporter Nov.15  San Francisco Bay Area  Baseball star Barry Bonds charged Nov.21   France Transport 'sabotage' hits France




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2007 Jan.12   Missouri Missing teens discovered alive
Map of KIRKWOOD Missouri Missouri
  The boys, one of whom was last in 2002, have been found alive at the home of a 41-year-old Michael Devlin.    Devlin, a pizza shop worker, is charged with kidnapping of 13-year-old Ben Ownby, but authoritie...
Feb.8  Nigeria Delta  Militants hold more hostages Mar.10  Iraq  Kidnapping in Iraq aimed at Germans Mar.14  Afghanistan  Taliban hostage makes video appeal Mar.21  Jamaica  Pakistan coach's death 'suspicious' Mar.22   Jamaica Woolmer was strangled, police say
  A pathology report indicated that Pakistani cricket coach died of 'manual strangulation'.    Woolmer's death came less than 24 hours after Pakistan was beaten and eliminated by Irish ...
Mar.27   Manila Gunmen seize bus
Apr.20  Houston  Gunman kills hostage at Nasa base May.29   Baghdad Five Britons seized   4 bodyguards and a finance expert have been kidnapped from Iraq's finance ministry. The kidnappers wore police uniforms Jun.1   Gaza Video released of BBC's Johnston Jun.16   Kabul Afghan police hit by suicide bomb, 35 killed  The bomb went off close to police HQ in the city centre at rush hour. Most of the dead are police recruits Jul.3   Gaza BBC reporter Alan Johnston freed
  Johnston, kidnapped March 12 by a group calling itself the Army of Islam, was wearing blue jeans and looking gaunt.    TV pictures showed Johnston, 45, leaving a building and entering a car, acc...
Jul.4  Jerusalem  BBC man: I felt buried alive Jul.5   Nigeria Delta Three-year-old seized
Jul.5  Colombia  Colombians hold kidnap protests Jul.20   Afghanistan   Taliban threaten abducted South Koreans  The militants threatened to kill a group of abducted Christians within 24 hours unless S. Korea withdraws its troops from Afghanistan Jul.31   Cambodia   First Khmer Rouge leader charged  An ex-Khmer Rouge prison chief Kang Kek Ieu has been charged with crimes against humanity by a UN-backed tribunal Aug.13   Afghanistan Two female Korean hostages freed Aug.18   Kabul German woman kidnapped Aug.19  Kabul  Kidnapped German woman freed Aug.29  Afghanistan  Taliban frees 12 South Korean hostages Aug.30   Afghanistan   Final S. Korean hostages freed by Taliban
  Kidnappers released the 7 remaining hostages and handed them over to Red Cross officials
Aug.31  Colombia  Chavez to help broker hostage deal Sep.1   South Korea   Freed Koreans return home   The 19 church workers freed from captivity in Afghanistan have arrived home in Seoul, after being held by the Taleban for 6 weeks Oct.17   Somalia Aid stopped after kidnap
Nov.18   Cambodia Former Khmer Rouge leader arrested Dec.5  Paris  Sarkozy urges Betancourt release Dec.24  Kashmir  Mosque besieged



World, Crime, 2007 Riot Timeline ... See World Riot timeline Top ^
2007 Jun.2   Eastern Germany 146 police hurt in G8 protest   Masked demonstrators showered police with rocks and bottles, then were driven back with water cannon and tear gas Nov.11   Rome Fans rampage after killing   Football fans have reacted violently inside and outside stadiums following the police shooting of Gabriele Sandri, 26, a Lazio supporter Nov.26   Paris Riots rock suburb for second night
Dec.30   Kenya Riots erupt after president re-elected Map of Nairobi Kenya
  Government has suspended all live TV broadcasts as violence engulfed Nairobi following the re-election of incumbent president Mwai Kibaki
Dec.31   Kenya Election violence kills 'at least 124'



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2007 Aug.18  Peru  Looting disrupts quake rescue bid



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2007 Jan.2   Baghdad   Iraq investigates Saddam footage   The government has launched an inquiry into unofficial mobile phone footage showing the execution of former leader Jan.21  Istanbul  Teen admits killing journalist Mar.21  Jamaica  Pakistan coach's death 'suspicious' Mar.22   Jamaica Woolmer was strangled, police say
  A pathology report indicated that Pakistani cricket coach died of 'manual strangulation'.    Woolmer's death came less than 24 hours after Pakistan was beaten and eliminated by Irish ...
Apr.16  Virginia  Anger over shooting warnings Apr.17   Virginia S Korean named as campus gunman
Jun.22  Paris  Chirac spurns scandal questioning Sep.7   Portugal Police 'suspect Madeleine mother'   Portuguese police believe the mother of missing 4-year-old is involved in her death Oct.8   Paris   Jury retraces Diana's fatal path  Jurors in a British inquest have begun tracing Princess' last moments before the car crash that killed her 10 years ago Dec.6   England Canoe man's sons fear 'huge scam'  John Darwin, 57, was thought to have drowned at sea. His wife Anne had confessed to knowing her husband was alive



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2007 Aug.18  Turkey  Jet hijack ends peacefully Aug.31  Colombia  Chavez to help broker hostage deal



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2007 Oct.30  Somalia  Crew retakes ship after fight with pirates



World, Crime, 2007 Arrest Timeline ... See World Arrest timeline Top ^
2007 Jan.3   Baghdad Guard detained over Hussein video
Jan.20  Turkey  Hrant Dink murder suspect caught Feb.8  Baghdad  Top Iraqi official held in raid Mar.22  Northern England  Three held over 7 July bombings Jun.8   European Union CIA jails in Europe 'confirmed' Jun.8  Chile  Fujimori under house arrest Jul.2  Yemen  Bomb kills Spanish tourists Jul.4  Pakistan  Mosque leader's burqa plan fails Jul.11  Libya  Court upholds death verdicts Jul.23   Libya HIV medics released to Bulgaria
  6 Bulgarian medics who were serving life sentences have been freed and are now on a plane to Bulgaria
 The 5 nurses and a Palestinian doctor were convicted of deliberately infecting Libyan children with HIV. The release had been made possible by a deal struck on improving Libya-EU ties
Aug.28  Baghdad  US seizes Iranian group in Iraq Sep.16   Nevada OJ Simpson arrested over break-in   Ex-American football star has been arrested by Las Vegas police investigating an alleged armed robbery at a casino hotel room Nov.5  Sicily  Senior Mafia boss arrested Nov.29   Sudan UK teacher jailed over teddy row
  Gillian Gibbons, 54, has been found guilty in of insulting religion after she allowed her primary school class to name a teddy bear Muhammad




World, Crime, 2007 Assassination Timeline ... See World Assassination timeline Top ^
2007 Jan.19   Istanbul Outspoken journalist shot dead
  Hrant Dink, 53, was a prominent Turkish-Armenian journalist who spoke out against the killings of Armenians early last century
 He was given a six-month suspended sentence in October 2005 after writing about the Armenian 'genocide' of 1915. Prime Minister Erdogan condemned his killing and said 2 suspects had been arrested
Apr.18  Japan  Nagasaki's mayor murdered Jun.29  Ivory Coast  Rocket fired at PM plane Aug.11  Southern Iraq  Bomb kills governor Aug.15   Ruhr 6 Italians die in 'clan execution' Map of Duisburg Germany
  Police found young men shot in the head outside a train station in Duisburg in an attack that was part of a feud between organized crime clans
Sep.19   Beirut Anti-Syrian lawmaker dies in blast
  A massive bombing killed parliamentarian Antoine Ghanem and at least 4 others. He was a Christian Maronite and a member of Phalange Party.    The blast will reduce the parliamentary majority from 69 to 68, preventing them from electing a free president. World...
Sep.20  Beirut  Assassination spurs calls for strike Oct.14  Moscow  Putin told of 'assassination bid' Dec.27   Rawalpindi   Benazir Bhutto assassinated
Map of Rawalpindi Pakistan
  Former Prime Minister was assassinated outside a large gathering of her supporters where a suicide bomber also killed at least 20
 Bhutto had just addressed an election rally when she was shot in the neck by a gunman who then set off a bomb. Musharraf held an emergency meeting in the hours after the death. Rioters burned tires and blocked roads in Karachid. Police fired on an angry mob, killing 2 people, in the city of Khairpur
Dec.30   Pakistan New video shows Bhutto being shot



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2007 Mar.28  Thailand  Swiss man jailed for Thai insult Dec.17   Saudi Arabia Report: King pardons rape victim




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2007 Apr.18  Japan  Nagasaki's mayor murdered Jun.22  Paris  Chirac spurns scandal questioning Sep.15  Iraq  Al Qaeda threatens Sunni leaders Oct.4   Chile   Pinochet family arrested   The widow and 5 children of former military ruler have been arrested on charges of embezzlement Nov.11  Turin  Police kill football fan Dec.5  Paris  Sarkozy urges Betancourt release



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2007 Mar.22   Baghdad   UN chief shaken by blast  A blast interrupted a Ban Ki-moon news conference with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki Jun.2   Eastern Germany 146 police hurt in G8 protest   Masked demonstrators showered police with rocks and bottles, then were driven back with water cannon and tear gas Jul.5  Colombia  Colombians hold kidnap protests Jul.17   Pakistan Deadly blast hits Islamabad rally
Sep.20  Beirut  Assassination spurs calls for strike Nov.12  Gaza  Deadly clash at Arafat rally



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2007 Feb.6   Florida Astronaut charged with attempted murder   Lisa Nowak was ordered released on an additional $10,000 bond for a charge involving a romantic rival Aug.18  Peru  Looting disrupts quake rescue bid



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2007 Jun.8   European Union CIA jails in Europe 'confirmed'
Aug.23  Brazil  At least 20 prisoners die in prison fire



World, Crime, 2007 Terror Timeline ... See World Terror timeline Top ^
2007 Jan.11  U.S. Congress  Al-Qaeda 'rebuilding' in Pakistan Jan.31   England 'Beheading plot' behind terror raid
Mar.14   Guantanamo Mohammed says responsible for 9/11   Top al Qaeda suspect Khalid Sheikh Mohammed has claimed he organized the 9/11 attacks and other major attacks Apr.15  London  BBC calls claim of reporter's death 'rumor' Apr.25  Afghanistan  Taliban: Bin Laden plans Iraq strikes Apr.27   Saudi Arabia Saudis arrest 172 militants  Suspects arrested in an anti-terror sweep related to a terror plot involving attacks on senior officials and government installations May.1  Baghdad  Iraq al Qaeda leader reported dead Jun.2  New York  Arrests in airport 'bomb plot' Jun.12  Indonesia  Bombing 'mastermind' held in swoop Jun.24   Gaza BBC reporter in suicide vest video Jun.30   Scotland Blazing car crashes into Glasgow airport Map of Glasgow Airport United Kingdom
  Jeep Cherokee being driven at speed towards the main terminal building with flames coming out from underneath
 2 Asian men, one of whom was on fire, had been in the car. 2 people had been arrested and detained. One of the men wore a suspect device. All flights to and from Glasgow Airport have been suspended
Jun.30  London  UK on highest terror alert Jul.12  Pakistan  Burnt bodies found at Red Mosque Jul.14  Osama bin Laden  Bin Laden in video calls for martyrdom Jul.21   Afghanistan Taliban: 2 German hostages killed Jul.21   Italy 3 Moroccans held on terror charges Jul.25   Afghanistan Taliban kills South Korean hostage Jul.27  U.S. Congress  Congress passes anti-terror bill Jul.30   Afghanistan Taliban: Male hostage shot dead Aug.27  Baghdad  U.S. links Hussein's daughter to terror cell Sep.5   Germany 'Massive' attacks foiled Sep.7   Washington   Bin Laden says US should convert   Early analysis indicates the voice on a recently released videotape is that of bin Laden Sep.10  Israel  Dozens hurt by rocket Sep.14   Iraq Al Qaeda claims sheik killing Sep.15  Iraq  Al Qaeda threatens Sunni leaders Dec.14  Arab Countries  Zawahiri condemns Annapolis talks Dec.25  Mauritania  Prosecutors probe 'al-Qaeda link'



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2007 May.4  Southern California  Paris Hilton gets 45 days in jail Aug.27  Baghdad  U.S. links Hussein's daughter to terror cell



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2007 Jan.7   Poland Archbishop of Warsaw quits amid row   The controversial Stanislaw Wielgus has resigned, less than an hour before he was due to be installed in his post May.31  Moscow  Ex-KGB spy: UK tried to recruit me



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2007 Feb.7   Austria Huge global child porn ring found
Jul.15  Los Angeles  LA cardinal offers abuse apology