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01-01 Terror attack kills 93 at volleyball match Lakki Marwat, NW Pakistan
C. 01-08 Togo football team bus attacked Cabinda, Angola
3. 01-12 Google reports China-based attack San Francisco Bay Area
E. 02-16 Dubai ties Hamas official's death to EU Dubai
5. 03-20 Pope says 'sorry' for Irish church abuse Vatican
6. 03-25 Pope accused of failing to act on abuse Vatican
H. 03-28 Dozens killed in subway blasts Moscow
I. 05-01 Suspected bomb found on Times Square Manhattan
J. 05-24 Police storm stronghold of drugs lord Kingston, Jamaica

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Terror attack kills 93 at volleyball match   A suicide car bomb exploded Friday in the middle of a group of men, killing 75 and wounding 60. 8 houses in the neighborhood collapsed Togo football team bus attacked Google reports China-based attack  Google says pullout possible. The company and at least 20 others were victims of a highly sophisticated and targeted attack in mid-December   Dubai ties Hamas official's death to EU  Dubai authorities issued an international arrest warrant for suspects in last month's slaying of Mahmoud al-Mabhouh Pope says 'sorry' for Irish church abuse   Pope accused of failing to act on abuse  Benedict XVI has been accused of failing to act on complaints from two archbishops in the US about a priest who allegedly abused 200 deaf bo... Dozens killed in subway blasts   Explosions rocked a pair of central Moscow subway stations during morning rush hour, killing at least 37 people and wounding 10 others Suspected bomb found on Times Square Police storm stronghold of drugs lord 100 dead after 'sabotage' derails train Van der Sloot arrested in Chile Alleged drug kingpin arrested   Christopher 'Dudus' Coke, 41, was arrested outside Kingston Feds charge 10 with spying for Russia U.S., Russia swap spies Migrant link in Mexico killings. 72 died Terror plot: possible attacks in 5 countries Packages had 'explosive material' Assange jailed as extradition considered One dead after Stockholm blasts Russian court finds Khodorkovsky guilty
Jan.1   NW Pakistan
 Denmark  Controversial cartoonist escapes attack
Jan.3  Yemen  U.S., Britain close embassies in Yemen
Jan.4  Washington  CIA bomber was al-Qaeda triple agent
Jan.8   Angola
Jan.12   San Francisco Bay Area
Feb.4  Haiti  U.S. missionaries charged with kidnapping
Feb.16   Dubai
Feb.18  Texas  Pilot air attack on US tax office
Feb.25  Kabul  Loud explosions in Afghan capital
Feb.26  Turkey  Ex-generals charged over 'plot'
Mar.8  Nigeria  Attack on Nigerian town kills hundreds
Mar.12  Lahore  At least 45 killed in Pakistan bombings
Mar.13  Kandahar  Kandahar hit by suicide bombers, 30 dead
Mar.17  Ireland  Cardinal apologizes for child abuse failures
Mar.20   Vatican
Mar.24  Saudi Arabia  Saudis arrest 100 planning terror attacks
Mar.25   Vatican
Mar.27  Congo  DR Congo rebel massacre is uncovered
Mar.28  Switzerland  Armed robbers raid Swiss casino
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Mar.29  Shanghai  Rio Tinto executives jailed
Apr.2  Iraq  Gunmen kill 25 in attack on village
Apr.3  South Africa  Eugene Terreblanche killed
Apr.5  Peshawar  Explosions kill 67 near U.S. consulate
Apr.7  Spain  Pinochet judge charged with abuse
Apr.9  Vatican  Pope hit by new child abuse allegations
Apr.15  Pakistan  U.N.: Bhutto death probe mishandled
Apr.22  Thailand  Dozens hurt in Bangkok protest blasts
Apr.23  Baghdad  At least 61 dead in Iraq bombings
May.1   Manhattan
May.3  Mumbai  Pakistani man convicted for 2008 siege
 New York  Man held over attempt to bomb T. Square
May.6  Somalia  Russian marines storm hijacked oil tanker
May.11  China  Seven children killed at Chinese school
May.17  China  Tycoon Huang Guangyu jailed for bribery
May.24   Jamaica
May.27   India
May.28  Lahore  80 dead in religious attacks
Jun.2  Northern England  12 killed in England shooting spree
Jun.3   Chile
Jun.7  Mexico  55 bodies found in mass grave
Jun.9  Kandahar  39 dead in blast at Afghanistan wedding
Jun.22   Jamaica
Jun.24  Belgium  Belgian Catholic offices raided in sex probe
 Upstate New York  Jamaican drug lord arrives in U. S.
Jun.28   Washington
Jul.1  Lahore  Suicide bombers hit shrine
Jul.7  Cuba  Cuba to release 52 political prisoners
Jul.8  Iran  Woman won't be stoned to death
Jul.9   Austria
Jul.11  Uganda  Twin blasts in Uganda capital kill 64 people
Jul.15  Southern Iran  2 blasts kill at least 20 in southeast Iran
Jul.18  Baghdad  Baghdad suicide attack kills 43
Jul.25  Cambodia  Former Khmer Rouge's Duch found guilty
Jul.29  France  Woman buried 8 babies
 Mexico  Military 'kills' drug lord Ignacio Coronel
Aug.3  Mexico  Drug war toll since 2006 exceeds 28,000
Aug.5  UN Tribunal  Model tells court of 'dirty stones' gift
Aug.7  Northern Afghanistan  Taliban kills medics, including Americans
Aug.17  Baghdad  48 killed outside army recruitment center
Aug.21  Sweden  Warrant dropped for WikiLeaks founder
Aug.23  Manila  Bloody end to hostage siege
Aug.25  Pakistan  US warns of Pakistan aid threat
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Aug.26  North Korea  US citizen freed in North Korea by Carter
Aug.28  England  Arrest over cricket 'bets scam'
Aug.30  Netherlands  Dutch arrest two men after flight from US
Sep.3  West Pakistan  Suicide bombing kills 59, injures 160
Sep.5  Basque  Spain's Eta 'declares ceasefire'
Sep.7  Congo  U.N.: Congo sex attacks exceed 500
Sep.21  Vatican  Bank investigated over money laundering
Sep.29   European Union
Oct.2  Washington  US may give Europe travel warning
Oct.7  Karachi  Deadly blasts hit Sufi shrine
Oct.19  London  Saudi prince guilty of murdering aide
Oct.21  Canada  Military commander gets life for killing 2
Oct.26  Baghdad  Iraqi court sentences Tariq Aziz to death
Oct.28  Afghanistan  DEA: $56 million worth of heroin seized
Oct.29   Washington
Oct.31  Dubai  Dubai bomb flew on passenger jets
Nov.1  Baghdad  58 dead as Iraqi forces end church siege
Nov.2  Baghdad  Blasts kill at least 63
 Berlin  Parcel bomb sent to Angela Merkel
Nov.17  New York  Terror suspect acquitted of most charges
Nov.25  Rio de Janeiro  Rio police 'in control of favela'
Nov.28  Rio de Janeiro  Brazil forces take over Rio slum
Dec.7   London
Dec.9  London  Protesters attack Prince Charles' car
Dec.11   Sweden
Dec.16  London  Wikileaks founder Assange freed on bail
Dec.23  Rome  Parcel bombs hit Rome embassies
 Ivory Coast  Post-election violence claimed 173 lives
Dec.24  Tribal Areas  40 killed near World Food Program office
Dec.26  Southern Afghanistan  Turkish engineers kidnapped in Afgha-n
Dec.27   Moscow
Dec.29  Denmark  Denmark holds 'cartoon plotters'
Dec.30  Tel Aviv  Ex-president guilty of rape, harassment
 Moscow  Khodorkovsky jail term increased
 Baghdad  Christians killed in Iraq attacks
Dec.31  Egypt  Deadly blast at Egyptian church



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Europe
Controversial cartoonist escapes attack
Ex-generals charged over 'plot'
Dozens killed in subway blasts
Pope hit by new child abuse allegations
Belgian Catholic offices raided in sex probe
Terror plot: possible attacks in 5 countries
Assange jailed as extradition considered
One dead after Stockholm blasts
Pope says 'sorry' for Irish church abuse
Pope accused of failing to act on abuse
Pope hit by new child abuse allegations
Belgian Catholic offices raided in sex probe
Russian court finds Khodorkovsky guilty
Dozens killed in subway blasts
Terror plot: possible attacks in 5 countries
One dead after Stockholm blasts
Parcel bombs hit Rome embassies
Dozens killed in subway blasts
One dead after Stockholm blasts
Parcel bombs hit Rome embassies
Ex-generals charged over 'plot'
Belgian Catholic offices raided in sex probe
Assange jailed as extradition considered
Russian court finds Khodorkovsky guilty
Ex-generals charged over 'plot'
European Union
Controversial cartoonist escapes attack
Belgian Catholic offices raided in sex probe
Arrest over cricket 'bets scam'
Terror plot: possible attacks in 5 countries
Assange jailed as extradition considered
One dead after Stockholm blasts
Belgian Catholic offices raided in sex probe
Protesters attack Prince Charles' car
Terror plot: possible attacks in 5 countries
One dead after Stockholm blasts
Parcel bombs hit Rome embassies
One dead after Stockholm blasts
Parcel bombs hit Rome embassies
Belgian Catholic offices raided in sex probe
Assange jailed as extradition considered
Wikileaks founder Assange freed on bail
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South Asia
Terror attack kills 93 at volleyball match
Explosions kill 67 near U.S. consulate
Pakistani man convicted for 2008 siege
100 dead after 'sabotage' derails train
Suicide bombers hit shrine
Taliban kills medics, including Americans
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Terror attack kills 93 at volleyball match
Explosions kill 67 near U.S. consulate
Pakistani man convicted for 2008 siege
100 dead after 'sabotage' derails train
Taliban kills medics, including Americans
Terror attack kills 93 at volleyball match
Loud explosions in Afghan capital
Explosions kill 67 near U.S. consulate
Suicide bombers hit shrine
Pakistani man convicted for 2008 siege
Taliban kills medics, including Americans
Africa
Togo football team bus attacked
Attack on Nigerian town kills hundreds
DR Congo rebel massacre is uncovered
Eugene Terreblanche killed
Twin blasts in Uganda capital kill 64 people
Post-election violence claimed 173 lives
Attack on Nigerian town kills hundreds
Twin blasts in Uganda capital kill 64 people
Twin blasts in Uganda capital kill 64 people
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DR Congo rebel massacre is uncovered
U.N.: Congo sex attacks exceed 500
Latin America
U.S. missionaries charged with kidnapping
Police storm stronghold of drugs lord
Van der Sloot arrested in Chile
Alleged drug kingpin arrested
Cuba to release 52 political prisoners
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U.S. missionaries charged with kidnapping
Cuba to release 52 political prisoners
Brazil forces take over Rio slum
USA
Pilot air attack on US tax office
Suspected bomb found on Times Square
Feds charge 10 with spying for Russia
Packages had 'explosive material'
Google reports China-based attack
Pilot air attack on US tax office
Suspected bomb found on Times Square
Packages had 'explosive material'
Suspected bomb found on Times Square
Packages had 'explosive material'
Feds charge 10 with spying for Russia
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Middle East
Ex-president guilty of rape, harassment
Christians killed in Iraq attacks
Deadly blast at Egyptian church
Ex-president guilty of rape, harassment
Christians killed in Iraq attacks
U.S., Britain close embassies in Yemen
Christians killed in Iraq attacks
Deadly blast at Egyptian church
Ex-president guilty of rape, harassment
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Afghanistan
Loud explosions in Afghan capital
Taliban kills medics, including Americans
DEA: $56 million worth of heroin seized
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Loud explosions in Afghan capital
Taliban kills medics, including Americans
Loud explosions in Afghan capital
Kandahar hit by suicide bombers, 30 dead
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Taliban kills medics, including Americans
Pakistan
Terror attack kills 93 at volleyball match
Explosions kill 67 near U.S. consulate
Suicide bombers hit shrine
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Terror attack kills 93 at volleyball match
Explosions kill 67 near U.S. consulate
Terror attack kills 93 at volleyball match
Explosions kill 67 near U.S. consulate
Suicide bombers hit shrine
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Caribbean
Police storm stronghold of drugs lord
Alleged drug kingpin arrested
Cuba to release 52 political prisoners
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U.S. missionaries charged with kidnapping
Cuba to release 52 political prisoners
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Arab Countries
Christians killed in Iraq attacks
Deadly blast at Egyptian church
U.S., Britain close embassies in Yemen
Christians killed in Iraq attacks
U.S., Britain close embassies in Yemen
Christians killed in Iraq attacks
Deadly blast at Egyptian church
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United Kingdom
Arrest over cricket 'bets scam'
Assange jailed as extradition considered
Protesters attack Prince Charles' car
Protesters attack Prince Charles' car
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Assange jailed as extradition considered
Wikileaks founder Assange freed on bail
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Vatican
Pope hit by new child abuse allegations
Pope says 'sorry' for Irish church abuse
Pope accused of failing to act on abuse
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Scandinavia
Controversial cartoonist escapes attack
One dead after Stockholm blasts
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Denmark holds 'cartoon plotters'
One dead after Stockholm blasts
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London
Assange jailed as extradition considered
Protesters attack Prince Charles' car
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Assange jailed as extradition considered
Wikileaks founder Assange freed on bail
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Washington
Feds charge 10 with spying for Russia
Packages had 'explosive material'
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CIA bomber was al-Qaeda triple agent
Packages had 'explosive material'
Packages had 'explosive material'
Feds charge 10 with spying for Russia
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Central Africa
DR Congo rebel massacre is uncovered
Twin blasts in Uganda capital kill 64 people
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Twin blasts in Uganda capital kill 64 people
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DR Congo rebel massacre is uncovered
U.N.: Congo sex attacks exceed 500

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Terror attack kills 93 at volleyball match Map of Lakki Marwat Pakistan


January 2010 ... more > Top ^
Jan.1   NW Pakistan
  A suicide car bomb exploded Friday in the middle of a group of men, killing 75 and wounding 60. 8 houses in the neighborhood collapsed
 The bomber drove towards a field where people were watching a match, before detonating a load of high-intensity explosives
  Denmark     Controversial cartoonist escapes attack   A Somali terrorist was shot as he tried to enter the home of cartoonist Kurt Westergaard, known for his controversial Mohammad depictions Jan.2  Somalia  Somali pirates hijack 4th vessel in week Jan.3   Yemen U.S., Britain close embassies in Yemen Jan.4   Washington CIA bomber was al-Qaeda triple agent Jan.5  Washington  Obama admits intelligence failures Jan.6  Honduras  Arrest warrants for military high command Jan.8   Angola   Togo football team bus attacked Map of Cabinda Angola
  A bus carrying Togo's national soccer team to a tournament in Angola came under fire, and Togo is weighing whether to pull out of Cup of Nations.    9 people were wounded -- 8 Togolese and one Angolan. The bus driver was killed in the attack and three others wer...
 Detroit  'Not guilty' plea in plane bomb case Jan.9  Afghanistan  Newly released video vows revenge Jan.10  Malaysia  2 more churches in Malaysia firebombed Jan.12   San Francisco Bay Area Google reports China-based attack
  Google says pullout possible. The company and at least 20 others were victims of a highly sophisticated and targeted attack in mid-December
 Google has decided it is no longer willing to consider censorship of its site in China and may have to shut down its site and its offices in that nation
Jan.16  Haiti  Security cause doctors to leave hospital Jan.22  Somalia  Hostages: Pirates will kill us in days Jan.23  Northern Nigeria  150 reported killed in violence Jan.24  Osama bin Laden  Report: New bin Laden tape emerges Jan.25  Baghdad  Saddam's cousin, 'Chemical Ali,' hanged

February 2010 ... more > Top ^
Feb.1  Haiti  PM criticises US missionaries  North Mexico  Death toll at 16 in Juarez party shooting Feb.4   Haiti   U.S. missionaries charged with kidnapping  Ten Americans detained while trying to take 33 Haitian children out of the country were charged with kidnapping children and criminal associ... Feb.8  Sri Lanka  Election loser Sarath Fonseka arrested Feb.13  India  Restaurant bomb blast kills eight Feb.16   Dubai     Dubai ties Hamas official's death to EU
  Dubai authorities issued an international arrest warrant for suspects in last month's slaying of Mahmoud al-Mabhouh
 Killers in a swank Dubai hotel, some of them scoping out their target in an elevator while dressed in tennis clothes and carrying rackets and backpacks
Feb.18   Texas Pilot air attack on US tax office   Joseph Andrew Stack crashed into an office block left a note expressing his anger at Internal Revenue Service Feb.23  Cuba  Prison hunger striker Zapata dies Feb.25   Kabul Loud explosions in Afghan capital
Feb.26   Turkey Ex-generals charged over 'plot'  Cetin Dogan, former head of First Army, and Engin Alan, a former special forces commander have been charged over an alleged plot in 2003

March 2010 ... more > Top ^
Mar.3  Sunni Triangle  Suicide bombers target city of Baquba Mar.5  Seychelles  French team destroys pirate boats Mar.7  Iraq  Election hit by insurgent attacks  Nigeria  Attack on town kills more than 100  Lahore  Suicide bombing kills 11 Mar.8   Nigeria   Attack on Nigerian town kills hundreds   The death toll violence in central Nigeria climbed to more than 200 after members of a machete-wielding Muslim group attacked a mostly Christian... Mar.11  Japan  Japan arrests anti-whaling activist Mar.12   Lahore At least 45 killed in Pakistan bombings
Mar.13   Kandahar Kandahar hit by suicide bombers, 30 dead Mar.17   Ireland Cardinal apologizes for child abuse failures Mar.20   Vatican   Pope says 'sorry' for Irish church abuse
  Benedict XVI said he is 'truly sorry' for the abuse suffered by victims at the hands of Catholic priests in Ireland.    The pope addressed the crisis that has rocked the Irish C...
Mar.24   Saudi Arabia Saudis arrest 100 planning terror attacks Mar.25   Vatican   Pope accused of failing to act on abuse
  Benedict XVI has been accused of failing to act on complaints from two archbishops in the US about a priest who allegedly abused 200 deaf boys
 An archbishop wrote letters in 1996 to the Vatican watchdog led by Cardinal Ratzinger calling for disciplinary proceedings against Fr Lawrence Murphy, who was a priest, believed to have molested some 200 boys at St John's School for the Deaf in St Francis, Wisconsin, between 1950 and 1974
Mar.27   Congo DR Congo rebel massacre is uncovered   Evidence of the massacre of at least 321 people by Lord's Resistance Army has been uncovered Mar.28   Switzerland Armed robbers raid Swiss casino   Moscow Dozens killed in subway blasts
  Explosions rocked a pair of central Moscow subway stations during morning rush hour, killing at least 37 people and wounding 10 others
 The first blast happened at the city's central Lubyanka station killing 25. A second explosion less than an hour afterwards happened at the Park Kultury station killing 12
Mar.29   Shanghai   Rio Tinto executives jailed  A court has sentenced an Australian mining executive to 10 years for bribery and stealing commercial secrets in the Rio Tinto case  Moscow  Female suicide bombers blamed in attacks Mar.30  North Mexico  10 people, ages 8-21, shot dead Mar.31  Saudi Arabia  Beheading planned in Saudi sorcery case

April 2010 ... more > Top ^
Apr.2  Moscow  Teen ID'd as Moscow subway bomber  Washington  U.S. official: Iran to ship arms to Taliban   Iraq Gunmen kill 25 in attack on village Apr.3   South Africa Eugene Terreblanche killed   South African white supremacist leader was beaten to death after a dispute over unpaid wages, on his farm in the country's north-west Apr.5   Peshawar Explosions kill 67 near U.S. consulate  A terrorist attack killed two consulate Pakistani security guards and at least four others. All U.S. citizens were accounted for Apr.7   Spain Pinochet judge charged with abuse Apr.9   Vatican   Pope hit by new child abuse allegations  Benedict XVI is facing allegations he was responsible for delaying Church action against a paedophile priest Apr.15   Pakistan U.N.: Bhutto death probe mishandled Apr.22   Thailand Dozens hurt in Bangkok protest blasts  Wisconsin  US man names Pope in abuse lawsuit Apr.23   Baghdad At least 61 dead in Iraq bombings

May 2010 ... more > Top ^
May.1   Manhattan   Suspected bomb found on Times Square
  Part of square has been sealed off in a security alert involving a suspected car bomb. Police removed bomb-making material, including propane tanks.    The alert was triggered when a police patrolman saw smoke ...
May.3   Mumbai   Pakistani man convicted for 2008 siege  Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the only surviving gunman from a terror attack convicted Monday of murder, conspiracy and waging war on India   New York Man held over attempt to bomb T. Square May.4  New York  Bomb-plot suspect charged with terrorism May.6   Somalia Russian marines storm hijacked oil tanker May.10  Karachi  Airport stops man with circuits in shoes May.11   China Seven children killed at Chinese school May.17   China Tycoon Huang Guangyu jailed for bribery  Kabul  Suicide car bombing kills 18 May.23  Jamaica  State of emergency in Kingston May.24   Jamaica   Police storm stronghold of drugs lord Map of Kingston Jamaica
  Jamaican security forces hunting for alleged drugs lord Christopher 'Dudus' Coke have stormed his Kingston stronghold
May.25  Jamaica  Dozens killed in violence May.26  Argentina  Ex-model arrested on drug charges May.27   India 100 dead after 'sabotage' derails train Map of West Bengal India
  Rescue workers are trying to free survivors from the wreckage of a train in eastern India after a blast on the line.    A Calcutta-Mumbai passenger train derailed overnight where a section of track had been removed. The blast hurled a passenger trai...
May.28   Lahore 80 dead in religious attacks May.31  Afghanistan  Al Qaeda says No. 3 man has died

June 2010 ... more > Top ^
Jun.1  Israel  Gaza raid detainees freed Jun.2   Northern England 12 killed in England shooting spree
Jun.3   Chile   Van der Sloot arrested in Chile Map of Vina del Mar Chile
  He's the suspect in a young woman's slaying in Peru and previously considered a suspect in the disappearance of U.S. Natalee Holloway in Aruba
Jun.6  Gaza  Israel foils scuba dive attack Jun.7   Mexico 55 bodies found in mass grave Jun.9   Kandahar 39 dead in blast at Afghanistan wedding Jun.13  Baghdad  Blast, gunfire kill 15 near bank Jun.18  Kyrgyzstan  Kyrgyz leader: Death toll much higher Jun.19  Johannesburg  Rwanda ex-army chief Nyamwasa shot Jun.21  New York  Times Square bomb suspect pleads guilty Jun.22   Jamaica Alleged drug kingpin arrested
Map of Kingston Jamaica
  Christopher 'Dudus' Coke, 41, was arrested outside Kingston
 He was detained at a roadblock accompanied by a Christian pastor, who said Mr Coke was going to the US embassy to hand himself in
Jun.24   Belgium Belgian Catholic offices raided in sex probe  Belgian authorities have raided the headquarters of the Belgian Catholic Church during an investigation into child sex abuse claims   Upstate New York Jamaican drug lord arrives in U. S. Jun.27  Vatican  Pope deplores Belgian 'sex abuse' raids Jun.28   Washington   Feds charge 10 with spying for Russia
  After Medvedev visit, the Justice Department arrested on charges of being Russian agents involved in a long-term mission in the country.    They were part of an operation where agents posed as ord...
 North Mexico  Gunfire kills gubernatorial candidate Jun.30  Cyprus  Spy suspect 'missing' in Cyprus

July 2010 ... more > Top ^
Jul.1   Lahore Suicide bombers hit shrine   Three explosions erupted in and around Data Darbar, one of Pakistan's holiest Sufi shrines, killing 41 people and wounding 175 Jul.2  Virginia  Spy suspects 'admit they are Russians' Jul.5  Iran  Mother of two to be stoned to death Jul.7   Cuba Cuba to release 52 political prisoners  The prisoners are set to be freed and will be allowed to leave the country, Cuba's Roman Catholic church announced in a written statement Jul.8  Norway  Arrests in Norway 'al-Qaeda' plot   Iran Woman won't be stoned to death
Jul.9   Austria   U.S., Russia swap spies Map of Vienna Austria
  The United States and Russia completed a spy swap Friday, exchanging the agents on chartered planes at an airport in Vienna.    The plane carrying 10 Russian agents, who were expelled from the United States for intelligence gathering, landed at Moscow's Domodedovo ...
 Northern England  Gunman Raoul Moat kills himself Jul.11   Uganda Twin blasts in Uganda capital kill 64 people   The blasts went off at a rugby club and at a restaurant, as football fans watched the World Cup final Jul.15   Southern Iran 2 blasts kill at least 20 in southeast Iran Jul.17  Southern France  Grenoble rioters shoot at police Jul.18   Baghdad Baghdad suicide attack kills 43 Jul.25   Cambodia Former Khmer Rouge's Duch found guilty Jul.28  North Mexico  Four journalists held hostage Jul.29   France Woman buried 8 babies   Mexico Military 'kills' drug lord Ignacio Coronel

August 2010 ... more > Top ^
Aug.3   Mexico Drug war toll since 2006 exceeds 28,000
Aug.5   UN Tribunal Model tells court of 'dirty stones' gift Aug.7   Northern Afghanistan Taliban kills medics, including Americans   Ten people -- including at least six Americans -- were killed by gunmen. The foreigners were believed to have been doctors Aug.9  UN Tribunal  Taylor 'gave diamonds to model' Aug.16  North Mexico  Mayor of Santiago kidnapped and killed Aug.17   Baghdad 48 killed outside army recruitment center Aug.21   Sweden Warrant dropped for WikiLeaks founder Aug.23   Manila Bloody end to hostage siege  Rolando Mendoza, a former police officer upset at having lost his job, took hostage a busload of tourists from Hong Kong and killed eight of... Aug.24  Colombia  3 teens on Facebook hit list killed Aug.25   Pakistan US warns of Pakistan aid threat   North Mexico Migrant link in Mexico killings. 72 died Map of Tamaulipas Mexico
  72 people found murdered at a ranch in the north of the country say they were migrants from South and Central America trying to reach the U.S.
Aug.26   North Korea US citizen freed in North Korea by Carter Aug.28   England Arrest over cricket 'bets scam'  A man has been arrested in connection with an alleged cricket betting scam centred on the current Test between Pakistan and England at Lord'... Aug.30   Netherlands Dutch arrest two men after flight from US  Mexico  Mexico arrests trafficker Valdez Aug.31  West Bank  4 Israelis shot dead in West Bank

September 2010 ... more > Top ^
Sep.1  Lahore  Blasts rock Lahore; at least 28 dead Sep.2  North Mexico  Clash 'leaves 27 drug cartel gunmen dead' Sep.3   West Pakistan Suicide bombing kills 59, injures 160
Sep.5   Basque Spain's Eta 'declares ceasefire' Sep.7   Congo U.N.: Congo sex attacks exceed 500   U.N. officials on Tuesday put the number of rapes and other sexual attacks in eastern Congo since late July at more than 500  Honduras  18 dead in shoe factory shooting Sep.12  North Mexico  Drug kingpin 'El Grande' captures Sep.16  Scotland  Pope: Abuse cases a 'shock' Sep.19  Netherlands  Terror suspect arrested at airport Sep.21   Vatican Bank investigated over money laundering Sep.23  New York  Diplomat's throat slashed in NYC  Virginia  US woman executed for family murders Sep.29   European Union     Terror plot: possible attacks in 5 countries
  A potential terror plot may have involved synchronized attacks in several countries with 'at least a dozen' people taking part.    Investigators believe Osama bin L...


October 2010 ... more > Top ^
Oct.2   Washington US may give Europe travel warning
Oct.5  West Pakistan  Nato tankers torched in Pakistan Oct.7   Karachi Deadly blasts hit Sufi shrine Oct.9  Afghanistan  UK aid worker killed in Afghanistan Oct.10  Belgrade  Anti-gay riot erupts in Belgrade Oct.14  Pakistan  Police: Plot to kill Pakistan PM uncovered Oct.17  Congo  Rape victims march against violence Oct.19   London Saudi prince guilty of murdering aide Oct.21   Canada Military commander gets life for killing 2 Oct.23  North Mexico  Mexico gunmen kill 12 at party Oct.26   Baghdad Iraqi court sentences Tariq Aziz to death Oct.28   Afghanistan     DEA: $56 million worth of heroin seized   The operation was conducted by the DEA, the Department of Defense, NATO, the Afghanistan Ministry of Interior, Russia Oct.29   Washington Packages had 'explosive material'
  Packages found in at least two locations abroad that were bound for Jewish organizations in the U.S. 'apparently contain explosive material.    The packages, found in the UK and Dubai on two overnight cargo plan...
Oct.30  London  Bomb 'meant to explode on plane' Oct.31   Dubai Dubai bomb flew on passenger jets  Istanbul  32 injured in suicide bombing in Turkey  Baghdad  37 dead in Iraqi rescue mission

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Nov.1   Baghdad 58 dead as Iraqi forces end church siege
Nov.2   Baghdad Blasts kill at least 63   Berlin Parcel bomb sent to Angela Merkel Nov.3  Greece  Greece suspends shipments after blasts Nov.5  NW Pakistan  55 killed in mosque bombing  North Mexico  Senior drug lord Cardenas shot dead Nov.14  Somalia  British pair freed from pirates Nov.17   New York Terror suspect acquitted of most charges Nov.25   Rio de Janeiro Rio police 'in control of favela' Nov.28   Rio de Janeiro Brazil forces take over Rio slum  Authorities launched a massive sweep of the Alemao favela complex, searching for drug gang leaders and illegal drugs Nov.29  Wisconsin  All hostages freed at US school

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Dec.1  Russia  Russia 'mafia state' - Wikileaks Dec.6  Switzerland  Swiss bank freezes Wikileaks cash Dec.7   London   Assange jailed as extradition considered
  WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange handed himself over to police, promptly appeared in court where he was denied bail and left for jail.    Assange denies sexually assaulting two women in Sweden....
Dec.9   London Protesters attack Prince Charles' car   Protesters enraged by a Parliament vote to triple university tuition rate caps, attacked a car carrying Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Corn... Dec.11   Sweden One dead after Stockholm blasts Map of Stockholm Sweden
  One person has been killed and two others injured as two explosions rocked the centre of the capital near the busy shopping street of Drottninggatan
Dec.12  Sweden  Explosions were 'an act of terrorism' Dec.14  London  Wikileaks chief's release delayed Dec.16   London     Wikileaks founder Assange freed on bail   The founder of whistle-blowing website, Julian Assange, has vowed 'to continue my work and to protest my innocence' after being freed on bai... Dec.22  Argentina  Former dictator sentenced to life Dec.23   Rome   Parcel bombs hit Rome embassies  Italian police are searching all embassies and consular offices after parcel bombs exploded at the Swiss and Chilean missions   Ivory Coast Post-election violence claimed 173 lives  International pressure mounts for Laurent Gbagbo to quit the presidency. The US is exploring ways to strengthen the UN presence  Haiti  45 people lynched amid cholera fears Dec.24   Tribal Areas 40 killed near World Food Program office Dec.26   Southern Afghanistan Turkish engineers kidnapped in Afgha-n Dec.27   Moscow   Russian court finds Khodorkovsky guilty
  A judge in Moscow has found former Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky and his business partner guilty of corruption charges.    Khodorkovsky, once Russia's richest man and considered a political thr...
 Rome  Explosives found at Greek embassy Dec.28  Iran  Iran executes man as Israeli spy Dec.29   Denmark   Denmark holds 'cartoon plotters'  5 suspected Islamist militants have been arrested for planning to attack a newspaper that printed cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in 2005 Dec.30   Tel Aviv   Ex-president guilty of rape, harassment  A Tel Aviv district court Thursday found former Israeli president Moshe Katsav guilty of multiple charges of rape and sexual harassment   Moscow Khodorkovsky jail term increased
  Baghdad Christians killed in Iraq attacks  Two people have died and 14 injured in a series of attacks on Christian homes in the Iraqi capital Dec.31   Egypt Deadly blast at Egyptian church   An explosion, apparently caused by a car bomb, in the north Egyptian city of Alexandria has has killed seven people and injured 24


Russian marines storm hijacked oil tanker Bank investigated over money laundering Police storm stronghold of drugs lord Map of Kingston Jamaica




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2010
Jan.2  Somalia  Somali pirates hijack 4th vessel in week
Mar.5  Seychelles  French team destroys pirate boats
May.6   Somalia




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2010
Sep.21   Vatican
Dec.6  Switzerland  Swiss bank freezes Wikileaks cash




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2010
May.17  Kabul  Suicide car bombing kills 18
May.24   Jamaica
  Jamaican security forces hunting for alleged drugs lord Christopher 'Dudus' Coke have stormed his Kingston stronghold
May.26  Argentina  Ex-model arrested on drug charges Jul.29   Mexico Military 'kills' drug lord Ignacio Coronel Aug.17   Baghdad 48 killed outside army recruitment center Aug.25   Pakistan US warns of Pakistan aid threat Oct.28   Afghanistan   DEA: $56 million worth of heroin seized   The operation was conducted by the DEA, the Department of Defense, NATO, the Afghanistan Ministry of Interior, Russia Nov.5  North Mexico  Senior drug lord Cardenas shot dead



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2010 Jan.16  Haiti  Security cause doctors to leave hospital Mar.7  Iraq  Election hit by insurgent attacks Apr.2  Washington  U.S. official: Iran to ship arms to Taliban Dec.23   Ivory Coast Post-election violence claimed 173 lives  International pressure mounts for Laurent Gbagbo to quit the presidency. The US is exploring ways to strengthen the UN presence



World, Crime, 2010 Corruption Timeline ... See World Corruption timeline Top ^
2010 Sep.21   Vatican Bank investigated over money laundering
Dec.1  Russia  Russia 'mafia state' - Wikileaks



World, Crime, 2010 Soccer (Football) Timeline ... See World Soccer (Football) timeline Top ^
2010 Jan.8   Angola   Togo football team bus attacked
Map of Cabinda Angola
  A bus carrying Togo's national soccer team to a tournament in Angola came under fire, and Togo is weighing whether to pull out of Cup of Nations.    9 people were wounded -- 8 Togolese and one Angolan. The bus driver was killed in the attack and three others wer...
Jan.25  Baghdad  Saddam's cousin, 'Chemical Ali,' hanged Feb.18   Texas Pilot air attack on US tax office   Joseph Andrew Stack crashed into an office block left a note expressing his anger at Internal Revenue Service Mar.27   Congo DR Congo rebel massacre is uncovered   Evidence of the massacre of at least 321 people by Lord's Resistance Army has been uncovered Jul.25   Cambodia Former Khmer Rouge's Duch found guilty Aug.7   Northern Afghanistan Taliban kills medics, including Americans   Ten people -- including at least six Americans -- were killed by gunmen. The foreigners were believed to have been doctors Aug.9  UN Tribunal  Taylor 'gave diamonds to model' Sep.7   Congo U.N.: Congo sex attacks exceed 500   U.N. officials on Tuesday put the number of rapes and other sexual attacks in eastern Congo since late July at more than 500 Oct.26   Baghdad Iraqi court sentences Tariq Aziz to death



World, Crime, 2010 Assault Timeline ... See World Assault timeline Top ^
2010 Dec.9   London Protesters attack Prince Charles' car   Protesters enraged by a Parliament vote to triple university tuition rate caps, attacked a car carrying Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Corn... Dec.23  Haiti  45 people lynched amid cholera fears



World, Crime, 2010 Navy Timeline ... See World Navy timeline Top ^
2010 Mar.5  Seychelles  French team destroys pirate boats May.6   Somalia Russian marines storm hijacked oil tanker
May.28   Lahore 80 dead in religious attacks Jun.6  Gaza  Israel foils scuba dive attack Dec.30   Baghdad Christians killed in Iraq attacks  Two people have died and 14 injured in a series of attacks on Christian homes in the Iraqi capital



World, Crime, 2010 Bomb Timeline ... See World Bomb timeline Top ^
2010 Jan.1   NW Pakistan Terror attack kills 93 at volleyball match
Map of Lakki Marwat Pakistan
  A suicide car bomb exploded Friday in the middle of a group of men, killing 75 and wounding 60. 8 houses in the neighborhood collapsed
 The bomber drove towards a field where people were watching a match, before detonating a load of high-intensity explosives
Jan.10  Malaysia  2 more churches in Malaysia firebombed Feb.13  India  Restaurant bomb blast kills eight Feb.25   Kabul Loud explosions in Afghan capital Mar.3  Sunni Triangle  Suicide bombers target city of Baquba Mar.7  Lahore  Suicide bombing kills 11 Mar.12   Lahore At least 45 killed in Pakistan bombings Mar.13   Kandahar Kandahar hit by suicide bombers, 30 dead Mar.17   Ireland Cardinal apologizes for child abuse failures Mar.20   Vatican   Pope says 'sorry' for Irish church abuse
  Benedict XVI said he is 'truly sorry' for the abuse suffered by victims at the hands of Catholic priests in Ireland.    The pope addressed the crisis that has rocked the Irish C...
Mar.25   Vatican   Pope accused of failing to act on abuse
  Benedict XVI has been accused of failing to act on complaints from two archbishops in the US about a priest who allegedly abused 200 deaf boys
 An archbishop wrote letters in 1996 to the Vatican watchdog led by Cardinal Ratzinger calling for disciplinary proceedings against Fr Lawrence Murphy, who was a priest, believed to have molested some 200 boys at St John's School for the Deaf in St Francis, Wisconsin, between 1950 and 1974
Mar.28   Moscow Dozens killed in subway blasts
  Explosions rocked a pair of central Moscow subway stations during morning rush hour, killing at least 37 people and wounding 10 others
 The first blast happened at the city's central Lubyanka station killing 25. A second explosion less than an hour afterwards happened at the Park Kultury station killing 12
Mar.29  Moscow  Female suicide bombers blamed in attacks Apr.2  Moscow  Teen ID'd as Moscow subway bomber Apr.5   Peshawar Explosions kill 67 near U.S. consulate  A terrorist attack killed two consulate Pakistani security guards and at least four others. All U.S. citizens were accounted for Apr.9   Vatican   Pope hit by new child abuse allegations  Benedict XVI is facing allegations he was responsible for delaying Church action against a paedophile priest Apr.22   Thailand Dozens hurt in Bangkok protest blasts Apr.22  Wisconsin  US man names Pope in abuse lawsuit Apr.23   Baghdad At least 61 dead in Iraq bombings May.1   Manhattan   Suspected bomb found on Times Square
  Part of square has been sealed off in a security alert involving a suspected car bomb. Police removed bomb-making material, including propane tanks.    The alert was triggered when a police patrolman saw smoke ...
May.10  Karachi  Airport stops man with circuits in shoes May.17  Kabul  Suicide car bombing kills 18 Jun.9   Kandahar 39 dead in blast at Afghanistan wedding Jun.13  Baghdad  Blast, gunfire kill 15 near bank Jun.24   Belgium Belgian Catholic offices raided in sex probe  Belgian authorities have raided the headquarters of the Belgian Catholic Church during an investigation into child sex abuse claims Jun.27  Vatican  Pope deplores Belgian 'sex abuse' raids Jul.1   Lahore Suicide bombers hit shrine   Three explosions erupted in and around Data Darbar, one of Pakistan's holiest Sufi shrines, killing 41 people and wounding 175 Jul.11   Uganda Twin blasts in Uganda capital kill 64 people   The blasts went off at a rugby club and at a restaurant, as football fans watched the World Cup final Jul.15   Southern Iran 2 blasts kill at least 20 in southeast Iran Jul.18   Baghdad Baghdad suicide attack kills 43 Aug.17   Baghdad 48 killed outside army recruitment center Sep.1  Lahore  Blasts rock Lahore; at least 28 dead Sep.3   West Pakistan Suicide bombing kills 59, injures 160 Sep.16  Scotland  Pope: Abuse cases a 'shock' Oct.7   Karachi Deadly blasts hit Sufi shrine Oct.29   Washington Packages had 'explosive material'
  Packages found in at least two locations abroad that were bound for Jewish organizations in the U.S. 'apparently contain explosive material.    The packages, found in the UK and Dubai on two overnight cargo plan...
Oct.30  London  Bomb 'meant to explode on plane' Oct.31   Dubai Dubai bomb flew on passenger jets Oct.31  Istanbul  32 injured in suicide bombing in Turkey Nov.1   Baghdad 58 dead as Iraqi forces end church siege Nov.2   Baghdad Blasts kill at least 63 Nov.2   Berlin Parcel bomb sent to Angela Merkel Nov.3  Greece  Greece suspends shipments after blasts Nov.5  NW Pakistan  55 killed in mosque bombing Dec.11   Sweden One dead after Stockholm blasts Map of Stockholm Sweden
  One person has been killed and two others injured as two explosions rocked the centre of the capital near the busy shopping street of Drottninggatan
Dec.23   Rome   Parcel bombs hit Rome embassies  Italian police are searching all embassies and consular offices after parcel bombs exploded at the Swiss and Chilean missions Dec.24   Tribal Areas 40 killed near World Food Program office Dec.27  Rome  Explosives found at Greek embassy Dec.30   Baghdad Christians killed in Iraq attacks  Two people have died and 14 injured in a series of attacks on Christian homes in the Iraqi capital Dec.31   Egypt Deadly blast at Egyptian church   An explosion, apparently caused by a car bomb, in the north Egyptian city of Alexandria has has killed seven people and injured 24 Dec.31   Egypt Deadly blast at Egyptian church   An explosion, apparently caused by a car bomb, in the north Egyptian city of Alexandria has has killed seven people and injured 24



World, Crime, 2010 Justice Timeline ... See World Justice timeline Top ^
2010 Jan.6  Honduras  Arrest warrants for military high command Jan.6  Honduras  Arrest warrants for military high command Jan.8  Detroit  'Not guilty' plea in plane bomb case Jan.25  Baghdad  Saddam's cousin, 'Chemical Ali,' hanged Feb.4   Haiti   U.S. missionaries charged with kidnapping  Ten Americans detained while trying to take 33 Haitian children out of the country were charged with kidnapping children and criminal associ... Feb.26   Turkey Ex-generals charged over 'plot'  Cetin Dogan, former head of First Army, and Engin Alan, a former special forces commander have been charged over an alleged plot in 2003 Feb.26   Turkey Ex-generals charged over 'plot'  Cetin Dogan, former head of First Army, and Engin Alan, a former special forces commander have been charged over an alleged plot in 2003 Mar.29   Shanghai Rio Tinto executives jailed  A court has sentenced an Australian mining executive to 10 years for bribery and stealing commercial secrets in the Rio Tinto case Mar.31  Saudi Arabia  Beheading planned in Saudi sorcery case Apr.7   Spain Pinochet judge charged with abuse
May.3   Mumbai   Pakistani man convicted for 2008 siege  Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the only surviving gunman from a terror attack convicted Monday of murder, conspiracy and waging war on India May.4  New York  Bomb-plot suspect charged with terrorism May.17   China Tycoon Huang Guangyu jailed for bribery Jun.1  Israel  Gaza raid detainees freed Jun.19  Johannesburg  Rwanda ex-army chief Nyamwasa shot Jun.21  New York  Times Square bomb suspect pleads guilty Jun.24   Upstate New York Jamaican drug lord arrives in U. S. Jul.5  Iran  Mother of two to be stoned to death Jul.7   Cuba Cuba to release 52 political prisoners  The prisoners are set to be freed and will be allowed to leave the country, Cuba's Roman Catholic church announced in a written statement Jul.8   Iran Woman won't be stoned to death Jul.25   Cambodia Former Khmer Rouge's Duch found guilty Aug.5   UN Tribunal Model tells court of 'dirty stones' gift Aug.9  UN Tribunal  Taylor 'gave diamonds to model' Aug.26   North Korea US citizen freed in North Korea by Carter Sep.23  Virginia  US woman executed for family murders Oct.19   London Saudi prince guilty of murdering aide Oct.21   Canada Military commander gets life for killing 2 Oct.21   Canada Military commander gets life for killing 2 Oct.26   Baghdad Iraqi court sentences Tariq Aziz to death Nov.17   New York Terror suspect acquitted of most charges Dec.7   London   Assange jailed as extradition considered
  WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange handed himself over to police, promptly appeared in court where he was denied bail and left for jail.    Assange denies sexually assaulting two women in Sweden....
Dec.14  London  Wikileaks chief's release delayed Dec.16   London   Wikileaks founder Assange freed on bail   The founder of whistle-blowing website, Julian Assange, has vowed 'to continue my work and to protest my innocence' after being freed on bai... Dec.22  Argentina  Former dictator sentenced to life Dec.27   Moscow   Russian court finds Khodorkovsky guilty
  A judge in Moscow has found former Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky and his business partner guilty of corruption charges.    Khodorkovsky, once Russia's richest man and considered a political thr...
Dec.28  Iran  Iran executes man as Israeli spy Dec.30   Tel Aviv   Ex-president guilty of rape, harassment  A Tel Aviv district court Thursday found former Israeli president Moshe Katsav guilty of multiple charges of rape and sexual harassment Dec.30   Moscow Khodorkovsky jail term increased



World, Crime, 2010 Massacre Timeline ... See World Massacre timeline Top ^
2010 Feb.1  North Mexico  Death toll at 16 in Juarez party shooting Mar.7  Nigeria  Attack on town kills more than 100 Mar.8   Nigeria   Attack on Nigerian town kills hundreds   The death toll violence in central Nigeria climbed to more than 200 after members of a machete-wielding Muslim group attacked a mostly Christian... Mar.27   Congo DR Congo rebel massacre is uncovered   Evidence of the massacre of at least 321 people by Lord's Resistance Army has been uncovered Mar.30  North Mexico  10 people, ages 8-21, shot dead Apr.2   Iraq Gunmen kill 25 in attack on village
May.11   China Seven children killed at Chinese school May.25  Jamaica  Dozens killed in violence Jun.2   Northern England 12 killed in England shooting spree Jun.7   Mexico 55 bodies found in mass grave Jul.9  Northern England  Gunman Raoul Moat kills himself Jul.28  North Mexico  Four journalists held hostage Jul.29   France Woman buried 8 babies Aug.3   Mexico Drug war toll since 2006 exceeds 28,000 Aug.23   Manila Bloody end to hostage siege  Rolando Mendoza, a former police officer upset at having lost his job, took hostage a busload of tourists from Hong Kong and killed eight of... Aug.24  Colombia  3 teens on Facebook hit list killed Aug.25   North Mexico Migrant link in Mexico killings. 72 died Map of Tamaulipas Mexico
  72 people found murdered at a ranch in the north of the country say they were migrants from South and Central America trying to reach the U.S.
Aug.31  West Bank  4 Israelis shot dead in West Bank Sep.2  North Mexico  Clash 'leaves 27 drug cartel gunmen dead' Sep.7  Honduras  18 dead in shoe factory shooting Oct.23  North Mexico  Mexico gunmen kill 12 at party Oct.31  Baghdad  37 dead in Iraqi rescue mission Dec.23  Haiti  45 people lynched amid cholera fears



World, Crime, 2010 Kidnapping Timeline ... See World Kidnapping timeline Top ^
2010 Jul.28  North Mexico  Four journalists held hostage Aug.16  North Mexico  Mayor of Santiago kidnapped and killed Aug.28   England Arrest over cricket 'bets scam'  A man has been arrested in connection with an alleged cricket betting scam centred on the current Test between Pakistan and England at Lord'... Nov.29  Wisconsin  All hostages freed at US school Dec.26   Southern Afghanistan Turkish engineers kidnapped in Afgha-n




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2010 Jan.12   San Francisco Bay Area Google reports China-based attack
  Google says pullout possible. The company and at least 20 others were victims of a highly sophisticated and targeted attack in mid-December
 Google has decided it is no longer willing to consider censorship of its site in China and may have to shut down its site and its offices in that nation
Jan.12   San Francisco Bay Area Google reports China-based attack
  Google says pullout possible. The company and at least 20 others were victims of a highly sophisticated and targeted attack in mid-December
 Google has decided it is no longer willing to consider censorship of its site in China and may have to shut down its site and its offices in that nation
Aug.21   Sweden Warrant dropped for WikiLeaks founder Dec.6  Switzerland  Swiss bank freezes Wikileaks cash



World, Crime, 2010 Riot Timeline ... See World Riot timeline Top ^
2010 Jan.16  Haiti  Security cause doctors to leave hospital Jul.17  Southern France  Grenoble rioters shoot at police Oct.10  Belgrade  Anti-gay riot erupts in Belgrade



World, Crime, 2010 Political Probe Timeline ... See World Political Probe timeline Top ^
2010 Apr.15   Pakistan U.N.: Bhutto death probe mishandled
Dec.12  Sweden  Explosions were 'an act of terrorism'



World, Crime, 2010 Immigration Timeline ... See World Immigration timeline Top ^
2010 Aug.25   North Mexico Migrant link in Mexico killings. 72 died
Map of Tamaulipas Mexico
  72 people found murdered at a ranch in the north of the country say they were migrants from South and Central America trying to reach the U.S.




World, Crime, 2010 Visit Timeline ... See World Visit timeline Top ^
2010 Aug.26   North Korea US citizen freed in North Korea by Carter




World, Crime, 2010 Hate Crime Timeline ... See World Hate Crime timeline Top ^
2010 Jan.1   Denmark   Controversial cartoonist escapes attack   A Somali terrorist was shot as he tried to enter the home of cartoonist Kurt Westergaard, known for his controversial Mohammad depictions Jan.23  Northern Nigeria  150 reported killed in violence Apr.3   South Africa Eugene Terreblanche killed   South African white supremacist leader was beaten to death after a dispute over unpaid wages, on his farm in the country's north-west Jun.18  Kyrgyzstan  Kyrgyz leader: Death toll much higher



World, Crime, 2010 Human Rights Timeline ... See World Human Rights timeline Top ^
2010 Jan.12   San Francisco Bay Area Google reports China-based attack
  Google says pullout possible. The company and at least 20 others were victims of a highly sophisticated and targeted attack in mid-December
 Google has decided it is no longer willing to consider censorship of its site in China and may have to shut down its site and its offices in that nation
Feb.1  Haiti  PM criticises US missionaries Feb.8  Sri Lanka  Election loser Sarath Fonseka arrested Feb.23  Cuba  Prison hunger striker Zapata dies Mar.11  Japan  Japan arrests anti-whaling activist Mar.31  Saudi Arabia  Beheading planned in Saudi sorcery case May.3   New York Man held over attempt to bomb T. Square
Jun.3   Chile Van der Sloot arrested in Chile Map of Vina del Mar Chile
  He's the suspect in a young woman's slaying in Peru and previously considered a suspect in the disappearance of U.S. Natalee Holloway in Aruba
Jun.22   Jamaica Alleged drug kingpin arrested Map of Kingston Jamaica
  Christopher 'Dudus' Coke, 41, was arrested outside Kingston
 He was detained at a roadblock accompanied by a Christian pastor, who said Mr Coke was going to the US embassy to hand himself in
Jul.5  Iran  Mother of two to be stoned to death Jul.7   Cuba Cuba to release 52 political prisoners  The prisoners are set to be freed and will be allowed to leave the country, Cuba's Roman Catholic church announced in a written statement Jul.8  Norway  Arrests in Norway 'al-Qaeda' plot Jul.8   Iran Woman won't be stoned to death Jul.29   Mexico Military 'kills' drug lord Ignacio Coronel Aug.28   England Arrest over cricket 'bets scam'  A man has been arrested in connection with an alleged cricket betting scam centred on the current Test between Pakistan and England at Lord'... Aug.30  Mexico  Mexico arrests trafficker Valdez Sep.12  North Mexico  Drug kingpin 'El Grande' captures Oct.2   Washington US may give Europe travel warning Nov.28   Rio de Janeiro Brazil forces take over Rio slum  Authorities launched a massive sweep of the Alemao favela complex, searching for drug gang leaders and illegal drugs Dec.22  Argentina  Former dictator sentenced to life Dec.27   Moscow   Russian court finds Khodorkovsky guilty
  A judge in Moscow has found former Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky and his business partner guilty of corruption charges.    Khodorkovsky, once Russia's richest man and considered a political thr...
Dec.28  Iran  Iran executes man as Israeli spy Dec.29   Denmark   Denmark holds 'cartoon plotters'  5 suspected Islamist militants have been arrested for planning to attack a newspaper that printed cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in 2005 Dec.30   Moscow Khodorkovsky jail term increased




World, Crime, 2010 Embassy Timeline ... See World Embassy timeline Top ^
2010 Jan.3   Yemen U.S., Britain close embassies in Yemen
Sep.23  New York  Diplomat's throat slashed in NYC Dec.27  Rome  Explosives found at Greek embassy



World, Crime, 2010 Stabbing Timeline ... See World Stabbing timeline Top ^
2010 Sep.23  New York  Diplomat's throat slashed in NYC



World, Crime, 2010 Assassination Timeline ... See World Assassination timeline Top ^
2010 Feb.16   Dubai   Dubai ties Hamas official's death to EU
  Dubai authorities issued an international arrest warrant for suspects in last month's slaying of Mahmoud al-Mabhouh
 Killers in a swank Dubai hotel, some of them scoping out their target in an elevator while dressed in tennis clothes and carrying rackets and backpacks
Apr.15   Pakistan U.N.: Bhutto death probe mishandled
Jun.19  Johannesburg  Rwanda ex-army chief Nyamwasa shot Jun.28  North Mexico  Gunfire kills gubernatorial candidate



World, Crime, 2010 Royal Timeline ... See World Royal timeline Top ^
2010 Oct.19   London Saudi prince guilty of murdering aide




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2010 Jan.8   Angola   Togo football team bus attacked
Map of Cabinda Angola
  A bus carrying Togo's national soccer team to a tournament in Angola came under fire, and Togo is weighing whether to pull out of Cup of Nations.    9 people were wounded -- 8 Togolese and one Angolan. The bus driver was killed in the attack and three others wer...
Feb.8  Sri Lanka  Election loser Sarath Fonseka arrested May.17   China Tycoon Huang Guangyu jailed for bribery Aug.16  North Mexico  Mayor of Santiago kidnapped and killed Dec.1  Russia  Russia 'mafia state' - Wikileaks Dec.30   Tel Aviv   Ex-president guilty of rape, harassment  A Tel Aviv district court Thursday found former Israeli president Moshe Katsav guilty of multiple charges of rape and sexual harassment Dec.30   Moscow Khodorkovsky jail term increased



World, Crime, 2010 Rebellion Timeline ... See World Rebellion timeline Top ^
2010 Jan.8   Angola   Togo football team bus attacked
Map of Cabinda Angola
  A bus carrying Togo's national soccer team to a tournament in Angola came under fire, and Togo is weighing whether to pull out of Cup of Nations.    9 people were wounded -- 8 Togolese and one Angolan. The bus driver was killed in the attack and three others wer...
Mar.28   Switzerland Armed robbers raid Swiss casino Apr.22   Thailand Dozens hurt in Bangkok protest blasts May.27   India 100 dead after 'sabotage' derails train Map of West Bengal India
  Rescue workers are trying to free survivors from the wreckage of a train in eastern India after a blast on the line.    A Calcutta-Mumbai passenger train derailed overnight where a section of track had been removed. The blast hurled a passenger trai...
Oct.17  Congo  Rape victims march against violence Nov.25   Rio de Janeiro Rio police 'in control of favela' Dec.9   London Protesters attack Prince Charles' car   Protesters enraged by a Parliament vote to triple university tuition rate caps, attacked a car carrying Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Corn...



World, Crime, 2010 Crime Prevented Timeline ... See World Crime Prevented timeline Top ^
2010 Oct.14  Pakistan  Police: Plot to kill Pakistan PM uncovered



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2010 Feb.23  Cuba  Prison hunger striker Zapata dies May.23  Jamaica  State of emergency in Kingston Sep.5   Basque Spain's Eta 'declares ceasefire'




World, Crime, 2010 Terror Timeline ... See World Terror timeline Top ^
2010 Jan.3   Yemen U.S., Britain close embassies in Yemen
Jan.4   Washington CIA bomber was al-Qaeda triple agent Jan.5  Washington  Obama admits intelligence failures Jan.9  Afghanistan  Newly released video vows revenge Jan.22  Somalia  Hostages: Pirates will kill us in days Jan.24  Osama bin Laden  Report: New bin Laden tape emerges Feb.18   Texas Pilot air attack on US tax office   Joseph Andrew Stack crashed into an office block left a note expressing his anger at Internal Revenue Service Mar.7  Iraq  Election hit by insurgent attacks Mar.24   Saudi Arabia Saudis arrest 100 planning terror attacks Apr.2  Washington  U.S. official: Iran to ship arms to Taliban May.27   India 100 dead after 'sabotage' derails train Map of West Bengal India
  Rescue workers are trying to free survivors from the wreckage of a train in eastern India after a blast on the line.    A Calcutta-Mumbai passenger train derailed overnight where a section of track had been removed. The blast hurled a passenger trai...
May.31  Afghanistan  Al Qaeda says No. 3 man has died Jun.6  Gaza  Israel foils scuba dive attack Aug.7   Northern Afghanistan Taliban kills medics, including Americans   Ten people -- including at least six Americans -- were killed by gunmen. The foreigners were believed to have been doctors Aug.25   Pakistan US warns of Pakistan aid threat Aug.30   Netherlands Dutch arrest two men after flight from US Sep.5   Basque Spain's Eta 'declares ceasefire' Sep.19  Netherlands  Terror suspect arrested at airport Sep.29   European Union   Terror plot: possible attacks in 5 countries
  A potential terror plot may have involved synchronized attacks in several countries with 'at least a dozen' people taking part.    Investigators believe Osama bin L...
Oct.2   Washington US may give Europe travel warning
Oct.5  West Pakistan  Nato tankers torched in Pakistan Oct.9  Afghanistan  UK aid worker killed in Afghanistan Oct.10  Belgrade  Anti-gay riot erupts in Belgrade Nov.14  Somalia  British pair freed from pirates



World, Crime, 2010 Entertainment Timeline ... See World Entertainment timeline Top ^
2010 Aug.5   UN Tribunal Model tells court of 'dirty stones' gift




World, Crime, 2010 Spy Charges Timeline ... See World Spy Charges timeline Top ^
2010 Jun.28   Washington   Feds charge 10 with spying for Russia
  After Medvedev visit, the Justice Department arrested on charges of being Russian agents involved in a long-term mission in the country.    They were part of an operation where agents posed as ord...
Jun.30  Cyprus  Spy suspect 'missing' in Cyprus Jul.2  Virginia  Spy suspects 'admit they are Russians' Jul.9   Austria   U.S., Russia swap spies
Map of Vienna Austria
  The United States and Russia completed a spy swap Friday, exchanging the agents on chartered planes at an airport in Vienna.    The plane carrying 10 Russian agents, who were expelled from the United States for intelligence gathering, landed at Moscow's Domodedovo ...




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2010 Mar.17   Ireland Cardinal apologizes for child abuse failures
Mar.20   Vatican   Pope says 'sorry' for Irish church abuse
  Benedict XVI said he is 'truly sorry' for the abuse suffered by victims at the hands of Catholic priests in Ireland.    The pope addressed the crisis that has rocked the Irish C...
Mar.25   Vatican   Pope accused of failing to act on abuse
  Benedict XVI has been accused of failing to act on complaints from two archbishops in the US about a priest who allegedly abused 200 deaf boys
 An archbishop wrote letters in 1996 to the Vatican watchdog led by Cardinal Ratzinger calling for disciplinary proceedings against Fr Lawrence Murphy, who was a priest, believed to have molested some 200 boys at St John's School for the Deaf in St Francis, Wisconsin, between 1950 and 1974
Apr.9   Vatican   Pope hit by new child abuse allegations  Benedict XVI is facing allegations he was responsible for delaying Church action against a paedophile priest Apr.22  Wisconsin  US man names Pope in abuse lawsuit Jun.24   Belgium Belgian Catholic offices raided in sex probe  Belgian authorities have raided the headquarters of the Belgian Catholic Church during an investigation into child sex abuse claims Jun.27  Vatican  Pope deplores Belgian 'sex abuse' raids Sep.7   Congo U.N.: Congo sex attacks exceed 500   U.N. officials on Tuesday put the number of rapes and other sexual attacks in eastern Congo since late July at more than 500 Sep.16  Scotland  Pope: Abuse cases a 'shock' Oct.17  Congo  Rape victims march against violence