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1. 01-04 Governor Taseer assassinated Islamabad, Pakistan
2. 01-24 Blast rocks Moscow's main airport Domodedovo, Moscow
D. 02-20 More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre Benghazi, Eastern Libya
05-01 U.S. forces kill Osama bin Laden Abbottabad, Pakistan
F. 05-14 IMF head questioned over 'attack' New York
G. 05-26 Mladic arrested after years on the run Vojvodina, Serbia
7. 07-22 Norway struck by 2 deadly attacks Oslo, Norway
I. 07-28 Top Libyan rebel commander killed Benghazi, Eastern Libya

Summary.     Click for More >   IMF head questioned over 'attack'
Governor Taseer assassinated Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords shot Blast rocks Moscow's main airport More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre   Protesters used an explosives-laden car in an attempt to gain entry into a military camp and clashes were reported in a funeral procession   U.S. forces kill Osama bin Laden Map of Abbottabad Pakistan
Jan.4   Pakistan
Jan.8   Arizona
Jan.17  Rome  Berlusconi sex allegations widen
Jan.24   Moscow
Feb.20   Eastern Libya
Feb.22  Somalia  4 Americans slain by captors on yacht
Mar.1  Pakistan  Pakistan minorities minister 'shot dead'
Mar.23  Jerusalem  Bomb explosion hits bus
Apr.11  North Mexico  More mass graves found in Mexico
Apr.13  Cairo  Hosni Mubarak's detention ordered
May.1   Pakistan
  The most prominent face of terror in America and beyond, Osama bin Laden, has been killed in Pakistan, U.S. officials said
 U.S. forces have the body of Osama b. Laden. He eluded capture for years, once slipping out of a training camp in Afghanistan just hours before a barrage of U.S. cruise missiles destroyed it. US Special Forces and US Marines do have a base relatively close to Abbottabad
May.3  Washington  Bin Laden unarmed when killed
May.5  Manhattan  Obama in 9/11 tribute after B Laden death
 Washington  Bin Laden materials trigger alert
May.7  Pakistan  Bin Laden's house 'was al-Qaeda hub'
May.8  Egypt  Muslim-Christian violence intensified
May.11  Washington  Details from bin Laden's journal revealed
May.12  Pakistan  U.S. grills bL wives, via Pakistan officials
 NW Pakistan  Suicide attacks in retaliation for bL's death
May.14   New York
  The head of the IMF, Dominique Strass-Kahn, 62, is being questioned by New York police over an alleged sex attack on a hotel maid.    He was taken off an Air France plane at JFK airport minutes before it left for Paris. T...
May.15  Guatemala  27 headless bodies found in drug region May.16  UN Tribunal  Arrest warrant sought for Gadhafi May.17  Egypt  Egyptian named acting al Qaeda leader May.19  New York  Ex-IMF chief granted bail May.26   Serbia   Mladic arrested after years on the run   Police have arrested former Serbian military commander Ratko Mladic, the highest-ranking war crimes suspect still at large from the Balkan w... May.28  Northern Afghanistan  Suicide blast: 1 general killed, 1 injured May.31  Serbia  Appeal fails; Mladic extradited to Hague Jun.11  Somalia  'African US embassy bomber dead'  Peshawar  Deadly blasts at market Jun.13  Bahrain  Dozens of doctors and nurses on trial Jun.16  al-Zawahiri  Bin Laden deputy to lead al Qaeda Jun.20  Tunisia  Ben Ali sentenced to jail in absentia Jun.21  Mexico  Top cartel leader captured Jun.25  Afghanistan  Suicide bomber targets hospital, kills 35 Jun.27  Hague  ICC issues warrant for Gadhafi Jun.28  Kabul  Suicide bombers attack luxury hotel Jul.1  New York  Judge releases Strauss-Kahn Jul.2  Lebanon  Hezbollah reject Hariri warrants Jul.12  Kandahar  Karzai's half-brother shot dead Jul.13  Mumbai  Fatal blasts shake Mumbai rush hour Jul.17  London  Brooks arrested in hacking scandal Jul.22   Norway   Norway struck by 2 deadly attacks Map of Oslo Norway
  A 32-year-old Norwegian man was in custody after two attacks that killed at least 92 people and wounded scores of others
 The 1st attack occurred when a massive bomb erupted in the center of Oslo; At least seven people were killed. The 2nd at the ruling party's youth camp on an island outside the capital; At least 80 people died when a gunman opened fire at a island youth camp
Jul.23  Norway  Norway mourns twin attack victims Jul.25  Norway  Terror suspect Breivik appears in court  Norway  Norway gunman 'has accomplices' Jul.27  Kandahar  Kandahar mayor killed in suicide attack Jul.28   Eastern Libya Top Libyan rebel commander killed Aug.3   Sydney Bomb squad helps teenager  Cairo  Mubarak pleads not guilty Aug.8   London Further riots spreads across England   Rioting has spread across London on a third night of violence, with unrest flaring up in other English cities Aug.10  London  Cameron: 'Fightback is under way' Aug.12  London  More than 1,900 arrested in Britain Aug.16   New Delhi India activist on fast in prison Aug.18   Southern Israel 7 Israelis dead in string of attacks  Kabul  Double explosions near British compound Aug.20  Iran  U.S. hikers get eight years in prison Aug.23  New York  Strauss-Kahn sex case dismissed Aug.25  North Mexico  Deadly attack on Monterrey casino Aug.26  Nigeria  Blast rocks UN building in Nigerian capital Sep.7  New Delhi  Deadly blast outside India court Sep.9  New York  Al-Qaeda 'behind New York threat'   Egypt Protesters break into Israeli embassy Sep.11   Manhattan Sombre US honours victims of 9/11 Sep.13  Kabul  Militants fire on U.S. Embassy Sep.20  Kabul  Ex-Afghanistan president assassinated Sep.21  Mexico  35 bodies found in roadway  US Georgia  Troy Davis is executed in Georgia Sep.25  Libya  Grave may hold 1,200 bodies Sep.30   Yemen U.S.-born Muslim cleric killed Oct.2  Afghanistan  Afghanistan, Pakistan spar over killing Oct.3   Italy Knox murder conviction overturned Oct.9  Cairo  23 dead as forces clash with protesters Oct.11  Washington  US disrupts 'Iranian terror plot'  Jerusalem  Prisoner swap deal to free Shalit Oct.13  Kenya  Doctors seized near Somali border  Paris  Strauss-Kahn sex case is dropped Oct.17  Israel  First of 1,000 Palestinian prisoners leave Oct.20  Basque  Eta says armed campaign is over Oct.29  Kabul  9 Americans, including 4 troops killed  Gaza  Islamic Jihad: Israel hits training camp Nov.2  London  Assange loses fight against extradition Nov.5  Northern Nigeria  Nigeria Islamist raid 'kills 63' Nov.7   Los Angeles Doctor guilty over Michael Jackson death Nov.10  Venezuela  Baseball star abducted in Venezuela Nov.13  Rio de Janeiro  Police target drug gangs in biggest slum Nov.24  Iran  Iran arrests 12 for 'CIA spying' Nov.29   Norway Breivik declared insane Dec.6  Kabul  Dozens killed in sectarian Afghan attack Dec.12  UN  UN estimates 5,000 killed in Syria Dec.13  Belgium  Deadly attack rocks Belgian city Dec.15  Paris  Chirac found guilty on corruption charges Dec.19  Baghdad  Arrest warrant issued for vice president Dec.21  Baghdad  Multiple Iraq blasts kill at least 63 people Dec.23  Syria  Syria 'suicide attacks kill 40' Dec.25  Northern Nigeria  Churches bombed on Christmas Day



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Middle East
Hosni Mubarak's detention ordered
7 Israelis dead in string of attacks
Protesters break into Israeli embassy
U.S.-born Muslim cleric killed
23 dead as forces clash with protesters
Prisoner swap deal to free Shalit
Islamic Jihad: Israel hits training camp
Hosni Mubarak's detention ordered
U.S. hikers get eight years in prison
Protesters break into Israeli embassy
23 dead as forces clash with protesters
Prisoner swap deal to free Shalit
7 Israelis dead in string of attacks
U.S.-born Muslim cleric killed
Islamic Jihad: Israel hits training camp
Multiple Iraq blasts kill at least 63 people
Syria 'suicide attacks kill 40'
7 Israelis dead in string of attacks
U.S.-born Muslim cleric killed
Prisoner swap deal to free Shalit
Islamic Jihad: Israel hits training camp
Bomb explosion hits bus
23 dead as forces clash with protesters
Multiple Iraq blasts kill at least 63 people
Syria 'suicide attacks kill 40'
U.S. hikers get eight years in prison
Arab Countries
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
Hosni Mubarak's detention ordered
Bin Laden deputy to lead al Qaeda
Top Libyan rebel commander killed
Protesters break into Israeli embassy
U.S.-born Muslim cleric killed
23 dead as forces clash with protesters
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
Hosni Mubarak's detention ordered
Protesters break into Israeli embassy
23 dead as forces clash with protesters
Bin Laden deputy to lead al Qaeda
U.S.-born Muslim cleric killed
Islamic Jihad: Israel hits training camp
Multiple Iraq blasts kill at least 63 people
Top Libyan rebel commander killed
U.S.-born Muslim cleric killed
Islamic Jihad: Israel hits training camp
23 dead as forces clash with protesters
Multiple Iraq blasts kill at least 63 people
Syria 'suicide attacks kill 40'
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Europe
Blast rocks Moscow's main airport
Mladic arrested after years on the run
Appeal fails; Mladic extradited to Hague
Norway struck by 2 deadly attacks
Further riots spreads across England
Knox murder conviction overturned
Breivik declared insane
Berlusconi sex allegations widen
ICC issues warrant for Gadhafi
Chirac found guilty on corruption charges
Blast rocks Moscow's main airport
Norway struck by 2 deadly attacks
Deadly attack rocks Belgian city
Mladic arrested after years on the run
Appeal fails; Mladic extradited to Hague
Blast rocks Moscow's main airport
Norway struck by 2 deadly attacks
Appeal fails; Mladic extradited to Hague
ICC issues warrant for Gadhafi
Knox murder conviction overturned
Breivik declared insane
South Asia
Governor Taseer assassinated
Pakistan minorities minister 'shot dead'
U.S. forces kill Osama bin Laden
Suicide attacks in retaliation for bL's death
Suicide blast: 1 general killed, 1 injured
Bin Laden deputy to lead al Qaeda
Pakistan minorities minister 'shot dead'
India activist on fast in prison
Governor Taseer assassinated
U.S. forces kill Osama bin Laden
Suicide attacks in retaliation for bL's death
Bin Laden deputy to lead al Qaeda
Fatal blasts shake Mumbai rush hour
U.S. forces kill Osama bin Laden
Suicide blast: 1 general killed, 1 injured
Suicide attacks in retaliation for bL's death
Suicide blast: 1 general killed, 1 injured
Fatal blasts shake Mumbai rush hour
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USA
Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords shot
IMF head questioned over 'attack'
Judge releases Strauss-Kahn
Strauss-Kahn sex case dismissed
Doctor guilty over Michael Jackson death
Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords shot
IMF head questioned over 'attack'
Sombre US honours victims of 9/11
Bin Laden unarmed when killed
Obama in 9/11 tribute after B Laden death
Sombre US honours victims of 9/11
US disrupts 'Iranian terror plot'
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Judge releases Strauss-Kahn
Strauss-Kahn sex case dismissed
Doctor guilty over Michael Jackson death
European Union
ICC issues warrant for Gadhafi
Further riots spreads across England
Knox murder conviction overturned
Deadly attack rocks Belgian city
Berlusconi sex allegations widen
ICC issues warrant for Gadhafi
Chirac found guilty on corruption charges
Deadly attack rocks Belgian city
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ICC issues warrant for Gadhafi
Knox murder conviction overturned
Chirac found guilty on corruption charges
New York
IMF head questioned over 'attack'
Judge releases Strauss-Kahn
IMF head questioned over 'attack'
Sombre US honours victims of 9/11
Obama in 9/11 tribute after B Laden death
Sombre US honours victims of 9/11
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Judge releases Strauss-Kahn
Strauss-Kahn sex case dismissed
Afghanistan
Suicide blast: 1 general killed, 1 injured
Karzai's half-brother shot dead
Militants fire on U.S. Embassy
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Militants fire on U.S. Embassy
Ex-Afghanistan president assassinated
Suicide blast: 1 general killed, 1 injured
Suicide blast: 1 general killed, 1 injured
Ex-Afghanistan president assassinated
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Pakistan
Governor Taseer assassinated
Pakistan minorities minister 'shot dead'
U.S. forces kill Osama bin Laden
Pakistan minorities minister 'shot dead'
Governor Taseer assassinated
U.S. forces kill Osama bin Laden
U.S. forces kill Osama bin Laden
Suicide attacks in retaliation for bL's death
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Israel
7 Israelis dead in string of attacks
Prisoner swap deal to free Shalit
Islamic Jihad: Israel hits training camp
Prisoner swap deal to free Shalit
7 Israelis dead in string of attacks
Islamic Jihad: Israel hits training camp
7 Israelis dead in string of attacks
Prisoner swap deal to free Shalit
Bomb explosion hits bus
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Washington
Bin Laden unarmed when killed
US disrupts 'Iranian terror plot'
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Bin Laden unarmed when killed
US disrupts 'Iranian terror plot'
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Egypt
Hosni Mubarak's detention ordered
Protesters break into Israeli embassy
Hosni Mubarak's detention ordered
Protesters break into Israeli embassy
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23 dead as forces clash with protesters
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Governor Taseer assassinated Map of Islamabad Pakistan


January 2011 ... more > Top ^
Jan.4   Pakistan
  There has been international condemnation of the assassination of one of Pakistan's best-known liberal politicians, governor of Punjab province
Jan.8   Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords shot Map of Tucson Arizona
  Democratic Representative Gabrielle Giffords, 40, was shot at close range during a public meeting. 6 other people have been killed.    She is in a critical condition. The dead in...
Jan.10  Arizona  'Arizona gunman' appears in court Jan.17   Rome Berlusconi sex allegations widen Jan.18  Haiti  Charges filed against 'Baby Doc' Duvalier Jan.20  New York  Dozens of 'mobsters' held in US Jan.24   Moscow   Blast rocks Moscow's main airport Map of Domodedovo Russia
  Domodedovo airport, the busiest in Russia's capital, has been rocked by an explosion that has killed at least 31 people.    More than 100 people were injured in the bl...
Jan.26  Egypt  Hundreds held over protests Jan.29  Iran  Iran hangs Iranian-Dutch woman

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Feb.9  NW Pakistan  Teen bomber kills 20 at army base Feb.12  Pakistan  Pakistan seeks Musharraf's arrest Feb.19  Afghanistan  Bank hit by suicide bomb attack Feb.20   Eastern Libya   More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
Map of Benghazi Libya
  Protesters used an explosives-laden car in an attempt to gain entry into a military camp and clashes were reported in a funeral procession
 The son of Moammar Gadhafi proposed the speedy implementation of significant democratic reforms in the restrictive country. He's warning of a civil war, return to colonialism and poverty if citizens sided with anti-government protesters
Feb.22   Somalia 4 Americans slain by captors on yacht

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Mar.1   Pakistan Pakistan minorities minister 'shot dead'   Minister for Minority Affairs, Shahbaz Bhatti, a Christian, has died after gunmen opened fire on his car in the capital, Islamabad Mar.11  West Bank  Palestinian 'kills five Israelis' Mar.23   Jerusalem Bomb explosion hits bus


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Apr.7  Rio de Janeiro  11 students killed in school shooting Apr.9  Netherlands  Gunman kills five in Dutch mall Apr.11   North Mexico More mass graves found in Mexico
Apr.13   Cairo   Hosni Mubarak's detention ordered   A probe is exploring the killing of protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square, the center of the country's dramatic uprising earlier this year Apr.14  Gaza  Italian activist kidnapped found dead Apr.26  Iran  Iran's nukes under cyberattack Apr.29  Syria  Dozens killed in clashes with Syrian forces

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May.1   Pakistan   U.S. forces kill Osama bin Laden
Map of Abbottabad Pakistan
  The most prominent face of terror in America and beyond, Osama bin Laden, has been killed in Pakistan, U.S. officials said
 U.S. forces have the body of Osama b. Laden. He eluded capture for years, once slipping out of a training camp in Afghanistan just hours before a barrage of U.S. cruise missiles destroyed it. US Special Forces and US Marines do have a base relatively close to Abbottabad
May.2  Washington  Obama: World 'safer' without Bin Laden May.3   Washington Bin Laden unarmed when killed May.4  Washington  No release of Bin Laden photos May.5   Manhattan   Obama in 9/11 tribute after B Laden death   US President Barack Obama is visiting Ground Zero, four days after US forces killed al-Qaeda head Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan   Washington Bin Laden materials trigger alert May.6  Osama bin Laden  Al Qaeda confirms bin Laden's death May.7   Pakistan Bin Laden's house 'was al-Qaeda hub' May.8  Washington  Obama presses Pakistan on Bin Laden   Egypt Muslim-Christian violence intensified May.10  Pakistan  U.S. granted access to bin Laden's wives May.11   Washington Details from bin Laden's journal revealed May.12   Pakistan U.S. grills bL wives, via Pakistan officials   NW Pakistan   Suicide attacks in retaliation for bL's death   The twin suicide bombings killed 73 people, nearly all of them military recruits who had just completed their training May.14  Miami  US charges six over Pakistani Taliban aid   New York   IMF head questioned over 'attack'
  The head of the IMF, Dominique Strass-Kahn, 62, is being questioned by New York police over an alleged sex attack on a hotel maid
 He was taken off an Air France plane at JFK airport minutes before it left for Paris. The married former finance minister is considered a Socialist candidate for the presidency
May.15  New York  IMF head to plead not guilty in rape attem.   Guatemala 27 headless bodies found in drug region   The decapitated bodies of 25 men and two women have been found at a ranch near Guatemala's border with Mexico May.16   UN Tribunal Arrest warrant sought for Gadhafi
 New York  IMF chief jailed on Rikers Island jail May.17   Egypt Egyptian named acting al Qaeda leader May.18  New York  IMF chief resigns over sex charge May.19   New York Ex-IMF chief granted bail May.26   Serbia   Mladic arrested after years on the run
Map of Vojvodina Serbia
  Police have arrested former Serbian military commander Ratko Mladic, the highest-ranking war crimes suspect still at large from the Balkan wars
 Serbian President Boris Tadic: 'Today we arrested Ratko Mladic'. He was detained in Serbia following an investigation that took about 3 years
 Belgrade  Mladic faces a Belgrade court May.27  Serbia  Gen Mladic 'fit to be extradited' May.28   Northern Afghanistan   Suicide blast: 1 general killed, 1 injured   Injured Maj. Gen. Markus Kneip is a German office and the regional head of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force in 9 provinc... May.31   Serbia   Appeal fails; Mladic extradited to Hague  Bosnian Serb genocide suspect Ratko Mladic was in the custody of a U.N. war crimes tribunal after losing his fight against extradition from ...

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Jun.6  New York  US lawmaker admits lewd picture Jun.8  Libya  ICC probes Gaddafi rape charges Jun.10  Somalia  Somali minister killed by niece Jun.11   Somalia 'African US embassy bomber dead'
  Peshawar Deadly blasts at market Jun.13   Bahrain Dozens of doctors and nurses on trial Jun.16   al-Zawahiri   Bin Laden deputy to lead al Qaeda  Ayman al-Zawahiri will take over leadership of al Qaeda, according to a statement posted on several jihadist websites  Vancouver  Vancouver riot after hockey defeat  New York  Strauss-Kahn 'claimed immunity' Jun.20   Tunisia Ben Ali sentenced to jail in absentia Jun.21   Mexico Top cartel leader captured Jun.24  Rwanda  Woman guilty of genocide and rape Jun.25   Afghanistan Suicide bomber targets hospital, kills 35 Jun.27   Hague   ICC issues warrant for Gadhafi  The International Criminal Court issued arrest warrants Monday for Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and two of his relatives Jun.28   Kabul Suicide bombers attack luxury hotel

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Jul.1   New York     Judge releases Strauss-Kahn   A judge released Strauss-Kahn from house arrest, after prosecutors presented evidence questioning the credibility of the hotel maid Jul.2   Lebanon Hezbollah reject Hariri warrants
Jul.6  London  UK dead soldiers' families 'hacked' Jul.12   Kandahar     Karzai's half-brother shot dead  Ahmed Wali Karzai, the Kandahar provincial council chief, was killed during a gathering at the hands of a guard Jul.13   Mumbai Fatal blasts shake Mumbai rush hour   Three bomb blasts congested areas during the evening rush hour Wednesday, killing at least 21 people and injuring more than 100 others Jul.17   London Brooks arrested in hacking scandal Jul.20  Serbia  Serbia arrests last war crimes fugitive Jul.22   Norway   Norway struck by 2 deadly attacks Map of Oslo Norway
  A 32-year-old Norwegian man was in custody after two attacks that killed at least 92 people and wounded scores of others
 The 1st attack occurred when a massive bomb erupted in the center of Oslo; At least seven people were killed. The 2nd at the ruling party's youth camp on an island outside the capital; At least 80 people died when a gunman opened fire at a island youth camp
Jul.23   Norway Norway mourns twin attack victims Jul.24  Norway  Norwegian attacker 'acted alone' Jul.25   Norway Terror suspect Breivik appears in court   Norway Norway gunman 'has accomplices' Jul.26  Norway  Norway killer 'insane' - lawyer Jul.27   Kandahar Kandahar mayor killed in suicide attack Jul.28   Eastern Libya   Top Libyan rebel commander killed Map of Benghazi Libya
  Gen Abdel Fattah Younes, the military commander of the Libyan rebels fighting to topple Col Muammar Gaddafi, has been killed.    Rebels' Transitional National Council sought ...
Jul.31  North Mexico  Mexican 'admits 1,500 killings'

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Aug.3   Sydney Bomb squad helps teenager
  Bomb-squad officers have freed an 18-year-old girl who was inside a house in Sydney with a bomb that was reportedly strapped to her body
  Cairo Mubarak pleads not guilty
Aug.8   London   Further riots spreads across England
  Rioting has spread across London on a third night of violence, with unrest flaring up in other English cities
Aug.9  London  After 4 nights of violence, tentative calm Aug.10   London Cameron: 'Fightback is under way'
Aug.12   London More than 1,900 arrested in Britain Aug.13  London  Ex-NYC top cop to advise UK on gangs Aug.14  Norway  Breivik returns to crime island Aug.15  Iraq  Dozens killed in attacks across Iraq  Cairo  Judge ends Mubarak trial broadcast  Kentucky  Man in US held over 'collar-bomb' Aug.16   New Delhi India activist on fast in prison Map of Delhi India
  Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare has spent a night in Tihar jail in the capital, Delhi, despite the government decision to free him
Aug.18   Southern Israel 7 Israelis dead in string of attacks Map of Eilat Israel
  In southern Israel attackers fired shots at a civilian bus, assaulted Israeli soldiers, and fired mortars and an anti-tank missile
  Kabul Double explosions near British compound Aug.19  Tribal Areas  Dozens killed in attack at mosque Aug.20   Iran   U.S. hikers get eight years in prison  The two U.S. hikers detained for two grueling years in Iran on spying charges have been sentenced to eight years in prison Aug.21  Libya  Rebels: Gadhafi sons arrested in Tripoli Aug.23   New York     Strauss-Kahn sex case dismissed  A New York judge has dismissed the sexual assault case against former IMF director Dominique Strauss-Kahn Aug.25   North Mexico Deadly attack on Monterrey casino Aug.26   Nigeria   Blast rocks UN building in Nigerian capital   At least 18 people were killed. 8 people had been injured. Extra security had been ordered in the area around the capital Aug.28  Libya  Lockerbie bomber near death, family says

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Sep.5  West Pakistan  Top al Qaeda leader arrested in Pakistan Sep.7   New Delhi Deadly blast outside India court
Sep.9   New York Al-Qaeda 'behind New York threat'   Egypt   Protesters break into Israeli embassy
  Protesters have broken into the building housing Israel's embassy in Egypt's capital, entering consular offices.    Israel's ambassador has flown out of Egypt. Security forces fired te...
Sep.11   Manhattan   Sombre US honours victims of 9/11
  Ceremonies are being held in the US to honour the victims of the 9/11 attacks, 10 years after the event.    A minute's silence marked each moment that a plane struck, and a tower fell. In a s...
Sep.13   Kabul Militants fire on U.S. Embassy   Afghan and coalition forces battled Taliban who launched 3 brazen assaults, including a attack on the U.S. Embassy and NATO's command Sep.14  Yemen  Attacks target security offices Sep.20   Kabul Ex-Afghanistan president assassinated  Burhanuddin Rabbani, considered vital to peace efforts in the country, was assassinated. He had been leading the Afghan peace council Sep.21   Mexico     35 bodies found in roadway   At least 35 human bodies were found in a roadway during rush-hour traffic in the Mexican coastal state of Veracruz   US Georgia Troy Davis is executed in Georgia Sep.25   Libya Grave may hold 1,200 bodies Sep.30   Yemen U.S.-born Muslim cleric killed Map of Marib Yemen
  Anwar al-Awlaki -- whose fluency in English made him one of the top terrorist recruiters in the world -- was killed Friday in an airstrike.    It was a joint U.S. military-intelligence operation. FBI: The killings of the cleric and computer expert Samir Kha...
 Rawalpindi  Death for Pakistan blasphemy killer

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Oct.1  Manhattan  Hundreds arrested in New York protest Oct.2   Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan spar over killing
Oct.3  Italy  Knox: 'I did not kill; I was not there'   Italy   Knox murder conviction overturned Map of Perugia Italy
  An Italian jury cleared Amanda Knox of murder and other charges, nearly four years after she was arrested.    An appeals court overturns the murder convictions of American Amanda Knox and Itali...
Oct.4  Somalia  More than 30 dead in Somalia bombing Oct.8  Northern Syria  Deadly gunfire at Syrian funeral Oct.9   Cairo   23 dead as forces clash with protesters  Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf said that clashes between army forces and pro-Coptic Christian protesters had 'brought us back' Oct.11  Detroit  Detroit 'underwear bomber' trial begins   Washington   US disrupts 'Iranian terror plot'   The US says it has broken up a plot by agents linked to Iran to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to Washington using explosives   Jerusalem   Prisoner swap deal to free Shalit  Israel and Hamas have agreed a deal for the release of Sgt Gilad Shalit, an Israeli soldier held hostage by Palestinian militants for five y... Oct.13   Kenya     Doctors seized near Somali border  Gunmen have kidnapped two Spanish doctors working for the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres near Kenya's border with Somalia   Paris Strauss-Kahn sex case is dropped Oct.15  Jerusalem  Israel publishes prison swap list Oct.16  Kenya  Kenya to hit Al-Shabaab across border Oct.17   Israel First of 1,000 Palestinian prisoners leave Oct.20   Basque Eta says armed campaign is over Oct.26  Connecticut  FBI detains ex-Goldman Sachs man Oct.28  Libya  ICC talks over surrender of Gadhafi son Oct.29   Kabul 9 Americans, including 4 troops killed   Gaza Islamic Jihad: Israel hits training camp   At least 10 people are dead in Gaza and southern Israel, in a wave of back-and-forth attacks between the Israeli military and Palestinian mi...

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Nov.2   London Assange loses fight against extradition
 New York  'Merchant of Death' found guilty Nov.5   Northern Nigeria Nigeria Islamist raid 'kills 63'  Rawalpindi  7 indicted for Bhutto assassination Nov.7   Los Angeles     Doctor guilty over Michael Jackson death
  Michael Jackson's personal physician, Dr Conrad Murray, has been found guilty of the involuntary manslaughter of the star by a jury.    A panel of 7 men and 5 women took two days of deliberation to reach a verdict. Murray, 58, could now receive ...
Nov.10   Venezuela Baseball star abducted in Venezuela
Nov.11  Venezuela  Venezuela: Baseball catcher 'found alive' Nov.13   Rio de Janeiro Police target drug gangs in biggest slum Nov.20  Cambodia  Trial of Khmer Rouge trio begins Nov.24   Iran Iran arrests 12 for 'CIA spying' Nov.29   Norway   Breivik declared insane
  Psychiatrists assessing Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik have concluded that he is suffering from paranoid schizophrenia.    Psychiatrists believe he was in a psychotic state both during and after the attacks on 22 July that led to the deaths ...


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Dec.1  Pakistan  Al-Qaeda says it has US citizen Dec.6   Kabul Dozens killed in sectarian Afghan attack Dec.7  Thailand  US man jailed in Thai royal case Dec.8  Virginia  Two die in Virginia Tech shooting  China  608 arrested in child-trafficking bust Dec.9  Iran  American missing in Iran seen in video Dec.11  South Korea  Chinese fishermen 'stab Koreans' Dec.12   UN UN estimates 5,000 killed in Syria Dec.13   Belgium Deadly attack rocks Belgian city   A gunman has opened fire in the centre of the Belgian city of Liege, killing at least three people and wounding 75 Dec.15   Paris   Chirac found guilty on corruption charges  Former President Jacques Chirac was found guilty on charges stemming from his time as mayor of Paris and given a 2 year suspended sentence Dec.19   Baghdad Arrest warrant issued for vice president  An Iraqi investigative committee issued an arrest warrant for Tariq al-Hashimi, who is accused of orchestrating bombing attacks Dec.20  Tokyo  Japan raids Olympus headquarters Dec.21  Syria  'Horrific massacres' cry Syrian opposition   Baghdad Multiple Iraq blasts kill at least 63 people   A wave of apparently co-ordinated bomb attacks in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, kills at least 63 people and injures around 185 Dec.23   Syria Syria 'suicide attacks kill 40'   At least 40 people have been killed and more than 100 injured in two suicide car bombings in Syria's capital, Damascus, officials say  Cuba  Cuba to release 2,900 prisoners Dec.25   Northern Nigeria Churches bombed on Christmas Day   Bomb blasts struck at least three churches in Nigeria on Sunday as worshippers were attending Christmas Day services


4 Americans slain by captors on yacht   Suicide blast: 1 general killed, 1 injured   Injured Maj. Gen. Markus Kneip is a German office and the regional head of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force in 9 provinc... 7 Israelis dead in string of attacks Map of Eilat Israel




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2011
Feb.22   Somalia
Apr.26  Iran  Iran's nukes under cyberattack




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2011
May.18  New York  IMF chief resigns over sex charge
Oct.26  Connecticut  FBI detains ex-Goldman Sachs man




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2011
Feb.9  NW Pakistan  Teen bomber kills 20 at army base
May.28   Northern Afghanistan
Jul.6  London  UK dead soldiers' families 'hacked'
Aug.18   Southern Israel
  In southern Israel attackers fired shots at a civilian bus, assaulted Israeli soldiers, and fired mortars and an anti-tank missile
Oct.29   Kabul 9 Americans, including 4 troops killed



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2011 Nov.2  New York  'Merchant of Death' found guilty



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2011 Oct.16  Kenya  Kenya to hit Al-Shabaab across border Nov.10   Venezuela Baseball star abducted in Venezuela
Nov.11  Venezuela  Venezuela: Baseball catcher 'found alive' Dec.11  South Korea  Chinese fishermen 'stab Koreans' Dec.20  Tokyo  Japan raids Olympus headquarters



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2011 May.16   UN Tribunal Arrest warrant sought for Gadhafi
May.26   Serbia   Mladic arrested after years on the run
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  Police have arrested former Serbian military commander Ratko Mladic, the highest-ranking war crimes suspect still at large from the Balkan wars
 Serbian President Boris Tadic: 'Today we arrested Ratko Mladic'. He was detained in Serbia following an investigation that took about 3 years
May.26  Belgrade  Mladic faces a Belgrade court May.27  Serbia  Gen Mladic 'fit to be extradited' May.31   Serbia   Appeal fails; Mladic extradited to Hague  Bosnian Serb genocide suspect Ratko Mladic was in the custody of a U.N. war crimes tribunal after losing his fight against extradition from ... Jun.8  Libya  ICC probes Gaddafi rape charges Jun.24  Rwanda  Woman guilty of genocide and rape Jul.20  Serbia  Serbia arrests last war crimes fugitive Sep.25   Libya Grave may hold 1,200 bodies Oct.28  Libya  ICC talks over surrender of Gadhafi son Nov.13   Rio de Janeiro Police target drug gangs in biggest slum Nov.20  Cambodia  Trial of Khmer Rouge trio begins



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2011 May.1   Pakistan   U.S. forces kill Osama bin Laden
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  The most prominent face of terror in America and beyond, Osama bin Laden, has been killed in Pakistan, U.S. officials said
 U.S. forces have the body of Osama b. Laden. He eluded capture for years, once slipping out of a training camp in Afghanistan just hours before a barrage of U.S. cruise missiles destroyed it. US Special Forces and US Marines do have a base relatively close to Abbottabad




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2011 May.8   Egypt Muslim-Christian violence intensified




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2011 Jan.24   Moscow   Blast rocks Moscow's main airport
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  Domodedovo airport, the busiest in Russia's capital, has been rocked by an explosion that has killed at least 31 people.    More than 100 people were injured in the bl...
Feb.9  NW Pakistan  Teen bomber kills 20 at army base Feb.19  Afghanistan  Bank hit by suicide bomb attack Mar.23   Jerusalem Bomb explosion hits bus May.8   Egypt Muslim-Christian violence intensified May.12   NW Pakistan   Suicide attacks in retaliation for bL's death   The twin suicide bombings killed 73 people, nearly all of them military recruits who had just completed their training May.28   Northern Afghanistan   Suicide blast: 1 general killed, 1 injured   Injured Maj. Gen. Markus Kneip is a German office and the regional head of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force in 9 provinc... Jun.11   Peshawar Deadly blasts at market Jun.28   Kabul Suicide bombers attack luxury hotel Jul.13   Mumbai Fatal blasts shake Mumbai rush hour   Three bomb blasts congested areas during the evening rush hour Wednesday, killing at least 21 people and injuring more than 100 others Jul.27   Kandahar Kandahar mayor killed in suicide attack Aug.3   Sydney Bomb squad helps teenager
  Bomb-squad officers have freed an 18-year-old girl who was inside a house in Sydney with a bomb that was reportedly strapped to her body
Aug.18   Kabul Double explosions near British compound
Aug.19  Tribal Areas  Dozens killed in attack at mosque Aug.26   Nigeria   Blast rocks UN building in Nigerian capital   At least 18 people were killed. 8 people had been injured. Extra security had been ordered in the area around the capital Sep.7   New Delhi Deadly blast outside India court Sep.14  Yemen  Attacks target security offices Sep.20   Kabul Ex-Afghanistan president assassinated  Burhanuddin Rabbani, considered vital to peace efforts in the country, was assassinated. He had been leading the Afghan peace council Oct.4  Somalia  More than 30 dead in Somalia bombing Oct.9   Cairo   23 dead as forces clash with protesters  Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf said that clashes between army forces and pro-Coptic Christian protesters had 'brought us back' Oct.29   Kabul 9 Americans, including 4 troops killed Nov.5   Northern Nigeria Nigeria Islamist raid 'kills 63' Dec.6   Kabul Dozens killed in sectarian Afghan attack Dec.21   Baghdad Multiple Iraq blasts kill at least 63 people   A wave of apparently co-ordinated bomb attacks in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, kills at least 63 people and injures around 185 Dec.23   Syria Syria 'suicide attacks kill 40'   At least 40 people have been killed and more than 100 injured in two suicide car bombings in Syria's capital, Damascus, officials say Dec.25   Northern Nigeria Churches bombed on Christmas Day   Bomb blasts struck at least three churches in Nigeria on Sunday as worshippers were attending Christmas Day services



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2011 Jan.10  Arizona  'Arizona gunman' appears in court Jan.18  Haiti  Charges filed against 'Baby Doc' Duvalier Jan.29  Iran  Iran hangs Iranian-Dutch woman Feb.12  Pakistan  Pakistan seeks Musharraf's arrest May.14  Miami  US charges six over Pakistani Taliban aid May.16   UN Tribunal Arrest warrant sought for Gadhafi
May.16  New York  IMF chief jailed on Rikers Island jail May.19   New York Ex-IMF chief granted bail May.26  Belgrade  Mladic faces a Belgrade court May.27  Serbia  Gen Mladic 'fit to be extradited' May.31   Serbia   Appeal fails; Mladic extradited to Hague  Bosnian Serb genocide suspect Ratko Mladic was in the custody of a U.N. war crimes tribunal after losing his fight against extradition from ... Jun.13   Bahrain Dozens of doctors and nurses on trial Jun.16  New York  Strauss-Kahn 'claimed immunity' Jun.20   Tunisia Ben Ali sentenced to jail in absentia Jun.24  Rwanda  Woman guilty of genocide and rape Jun.27   Hague   ICC issues warrant for Gadhafi  The International Criminal Court issued arrest warrants Monday for Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and two of his relatives Jul.1   New York   Judge releases Strauss-Kahn   A judge released Strauss-Kahn from house arrest, after prosecutors presented evidence questioning the credibility of the hotel maid Jul.25   Norway Terror suspect Breivik appears in court Jul.26  Norway  Norway killer 'insane' - lawyer Jul.28   Eastern Libya   Top Libyan rebel commander killed Map of Benghazi Libya
  Gen Abdel Fattah Younes, the military commander of the Libyan rebels fighting to topple Col Muammar Gaddafi, has been killed.    Rebels' Transitional National Council sought ...
Aug.3   Cairo Mubarak pleads not guilty Aug.15  Cairo  Judge ends Mubarak trial broadcast Aug.20   Iran   U.S. hikers get eight years in prison  The two U.S. hikers detained for two grueling years in Iran on spying charges have been sentenced to eight years in prison Aug.23   New York   Strauss-Kahn sex case dismissed  A New York judge has dismissed the sexual assault case against former IMF director Dominique Strauss-Kahn Sep.21   US Georgia Troy Davis is executed in Georgia Sep.30  Rawalpindi  Death for Pakistan blasphemy killer Oct.3  Italy  Knox: 'I did not kill; I was not there' Oct.3   Italy Knox murder conviction overturned Map of Perugia Italy
  An Italian jury cleared Amanda Knox of murder and other charges, nearly four years after she was arrested.    An appeals court overturns the murder convictions of American Amanda Knox and Itali...
Oct.11  Detroit  Detroit 'underwear bomber' trial begins Oct.13   Paris Strauss-Kahn sex case is dropped Oct.28  Libya  ICC talks over surrender of Gadhafi son Nov.2   London Assange loses fight against extradition Nov.2  New York  'Merchant of Death' found guilty Nov.5  Rawalpindi  7 indicted for Bhutto assassination Nov.7   Los Angeles   Doctor guilty over Michael Jackson death
  Michael Jackson's personal physician, Dr Conrad Murray, has been found guilty of the involuntary manslaughter of the star by a jury.    A panel of 7 men and 5 women took two days of deliberation to reach a verdict. Murray, 58, could now receive ...
Nov.20  Cambodia  Trial of Khmer Rouge trio begins Nov.29   Norway   Breivik declared insane
  Psychiatrists assessing Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik have concluded that he is suffering from paranoid schizophrenia.    Psychiatrists believe he was in a psychotic state both during and after the attacks on 22 July that led to the deaths ...
Dec.7  Thailand  US man jailed in Thai royal case Dec.15   Paris   Chirac found guilty on corruption charges  Former President Jacques Chirac was found guilty on charges stemming from his time as mayor of Paris and given a 2 year suspended sentence Dec.23  Cuba  Cuba to release 2,900 prisoners



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2011 Feb.20   Eastern Libya   More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
Map of Benghazi Libya
  Protesters used an explosives-laden car in an attempt to gain entry into a military camp and clashes were reported in a funeral procession
 The son of Moammar Gadhafi proposed the speedy implementation of significant democratic reforms in the restrictive country. He's warning of a civil war, return to colonialism and poverty if citizens sided with anti-government protesters
Apr.7  Rio de Janeiro  11 students killed in school shooting Apr.9  Netherlands  Gunman kills five in Dutch mall Apr.11   North Mexico More mass graves found in Mexico Apr.29  Syria  Dozens killed in clashes with Syrian forces May.15   Guatemala 27 headless bodies found in drug region   The decapitated bodies of 25 men and two women have been found at a ranch near Guatemala's border with Mexico Jul.6  London  UK dead soldiers' families 'hacked' Jul.17   London Brooks arrested in hacking scandal Jul.31  North Mexico  Mexican 'admits 1,500 killings' Aug.25   North Mexico Deadly attack on Monterrey casino Sep.21   Mexico   35 bodies found in roadway   At least 35 human bodies were found in a roadway during rush-hour traffic in the Mexican coastal state of Veracruz Sep.25   Libya Grave may hold 1,200 bodies Oct.8  Northern Syria  Deadly gunfire at Syrian funeral Dec.12   UN UN estimates 5,000 killed in Syria Dec.21  Syria  'Horrific massacres' cry Syrian opposition



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2011 Apr.14  Gaza  Italian activist kidnapped found dead Oct.13   Kenya   Doctors seized near Somali border  Gunmen have kidnapped two Spanish doctors working for the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres near Kenya's border with Somalia Nov.10   Venezuela Baseball star abducted in Venezuela
Nov.11  Venezuela  Venezuela: Baseball catcher 'found alive' Dec.1  Pakistan  Al-Qaeda says it has US citizen Dec.9  Iran  American missing in Iran seen in video



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2011 Apr.26  Iran  Iran's nukes under cyberattack Jun.16  Vancouver  Vancouver riot after hockey defeat Sep.11   Manhattan   Sombre US honours victims of 9/11
  Ceremonies are being held in the US to honour the victims of the 9/11 attacks, 10 years after the event.    A minute's silence marked each moment that a plane struck, and a tower fell. In a s...




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2011 Dec.20  Tokyo  Japan raids Olympus headquarters



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2011 Jun.16  Vancouver  Vancouver riot after hockey defeat Aug.8   London Further riots spreads across England
  Rioting has spread across London on a third night of violence, with unrest flaring up in other English cities
Aug.9  London  After 4 nights of violence, tentative calm Aug.10   London Cameron: 'Fightback is under way' Aug.13  London  Ex-NYC top cop to advise UK on gangs Sep.9   Egypt   Protesters break into Israeli embassy
  Protesters have broken into the building housing Israel's embassy in Egypt's capital, entering consular offices.    Israel's ambassador has flown out of Egypt. Security forces fired te...




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2011 Nov.2   London Assange loses fight against extradition



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2011 May.10  Pakistan  U.S. granted access to bin Laden's wives May.11   Washington Details from bin Laden's journal revealed
May.12   Pakistan U.S. grills bL wives, via Pakistan officials May.12   Pakistan U.S. grills bL wives, via Pakistan officials Jul.6  London  UK dead soldiers' families 'hacked' Jul.24  Norway  Norwegian attacker 'acted alone' Jul.25   Norway Norway gunman 'has accomplices' Aug.14  Norway  Breivik returns to crime island Sep.30   Yemen U.S.-born Muslim cleric killed Map of Marib Yemen
  Anwar al-Awlaki -- whose fluency in English made him one of the top terrorist recruiters in the world -- was killed Friday in an airstrike.    It was a joint U.S. military-intelligence operation. FBI: The killings of the cleric and computer expert Samir Kha...




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2011 Oct.11   Jerusalem   Prisoner swap deal to free Shalit  Israel and Hamas have agreed a deal for the release of Sgt Gilad Shalit, an Israeli soldier held hostage by Palestinian militants for five y...



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2011 Jan.20  New York  Dozens of 'mobsters' held in US Jan.26  Egypt  Hundreds held over protests Jan.29  Iran  Iran hangs Iranian-Dutch woman Apr.13   Cairo   Hosni Mubarak's detention ordered   A probe is exploring the killing of protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square, the center of the country's dramatic uprising earlier this year May.26   Serbia   Mladic arrested after years on the run
Map of Vojvodina Serbia
  Police have arrested former Serbian military commander Ratko Mladic, the highest-ranking war crimes suspect still at large from the Balkan wars
 Serbian President Boris Tadic: 'Today we arrested Ratko Mladic'. He was detained in Serbia following an investigation that took about 3 years
Jun.13   Bahrain Dozens of doctors and nurses on trial Jun.21   Mexico Top cartel leader captured Jun.27   Hague   ICC issues warrant for Gadhafi  The International Criminal Court issued arrest warrants Monday for Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and two of his relatives Jul.17   London Brooks arrested in hacking scandal Jul.20  Serbia  Serbia arrests last war crimes fugitive Aug.12   London More than 1,900 arrested in Britain Aug.15  Kentucky  Man in US held over 'collar-bomb' Aug.16   New Delhi India activist on fast in prison Map of Delhi India
  Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare has spent a night in Tihar jail in the capital, Delhi, despite the government decision to free him
Aug.20   Iran   U.S. hikers get eight years in prison  The two U.S. hikers detained for two grueling years in Iran on spying charges have been sentenced to eight years in prison Aug.21  Libya  Rebels: Gadhafi sons arrested in Tripoli Sep.5  West Pakistan  Top al Qaeda leader arrested in Pakistan Oct.1  Manhattan  Hundreds arrested in New York protest Oct.26  Connecticut  FBI detains ex-Goldman Sachs man Nov.24   Iran Iran arrests 12 for 'CIA spying' Dec.8  China  608 arrested in child-trafficking bust Dec.12   UN UN estimates 5,000 killed in Syria Dec.19   Baghdad Arrest warrant issued for vice president  An Iraqi investigative committee issued an arrest warrant for Tariq al-Hashimi, who is accused of orchestrating bombing attacks Dec.21  Syria  'Horrific massacres' cry Syrian opposition Dec.23  Cuba  Cuba to release 2,900 prisoners



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2011 Sep.13   Kabul Militants fire on U.S. Embassy   Afghan and coalition forces battled Taliban who launched 3 brazen assaults, including a attack on the U.S. Embassy and NATO's command



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2011 Jan.4   Pakistan Governor Taseer assassinated
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  There has been international condemnation of the assassination of one of Pakistan's best-known liberal politicians, governor of Punjab province
Jan.8   Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords shot Map of Tucson Arizona
  Democratic Representative Gabrielle Giffords, 40, was shot at close range during a public meeting. 6 other people have been killed.    She is in a critical condition. The dead in...
Mar.1   Pakistan Pakistan minorities minister 'shot dead'   Minister for Minority Affairs, Shahbaz Bhatti, a Christian, has died after gunmen opened fire on his car in the capital, Islamabad Jun.10  Somalia  Somali minister killed by niece Jul.12   Kandahar   Karzai's half-brother shot dead  Ahmed Wali Karzai, the Kandahar provincial council chief, was killed during a gathering at the hands of a guard Jul.28   Eastern Libya   Top Libyan rebel commander killed Map of Benghazi Libya
  Gen Abdel Fattah Younes, the military commander of the Libyan rebels fighting to topple Col Muammar Gaddafi, has been killed.    Rebels' Transitional National Council sought ...
Oct.2   Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan spar over killing



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2011 Mar.11  West Bank  Palestinian 'kills five Israelis' Oct.28  Libya  ICC talks over surrender of Gadhafi son Dec.11  South Korea  Chinese fishermen 'stab Koreans'



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2011 Dec.7  Thailand  US man jailed in Thai royal case



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2011 Jan.17   Rome Berlusconi sex allegations widen
Apr.13   Cairo   Hosni Mubarak's detention ordered   A probe is exploring the killing of protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square, the center of the country's dramatic uprising earlier this year May.2  Washington  Obama: World 'safer' without Bin Laden May.5   Manhattan   Obama in 9/11 tribute after B Laden death   US President Barack Obama is visiting Ground Zero, four days after US forces killed al-Qaeda head Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan May.14   New York   IMF head questioned over 'attack'
  The head of the IMF, Dominique Strass-Kahn, 62, is being questioned by New York police over an alleged sex attack on a hotel maid
 He was taken off an Air France plane at JFK airport minutes before it left for Paris. The married former finance minister is considered a Socialist candidate for the presidency
May.15  New York  IMF head to plead not guilty in rape attem. May.18  New York  IMF chief resigns over sex charge Jun.6  New York  US lawmaker admits lewd picture Jun.16  New York  Strauss-Kahn 'claimed immunity' Jun.20   Tunisia Ben Ali sentenced to jail in absentia
Jul.22   Norway   Norway struck by 2 deadly attacks Map of Oslo Norway
  A 32-year-old Norwegian man was in custody after two attacks that killed at least 92 people and wounded scores of others
 The 1st attack occurred when a massive bomb erupted in the center of Oslo; At least seven people were killed. The 2nd at the ruling party's youth camp on an island outside the capital; At least 80 people died when a gunman opened fire at a island youth camp
Aug.3   Cairo Mubarak pleads not guilty Aug.18   Southern Israel 7 Israelis dead in string of attacks Map of Eilat Israel
  In southern Israel attackers fired shots at a civilian bus, assaulted Israeli soldiers, and fired mortars and an anti-tank missile
Dec.8  Virginia  Two die in Virginia Tech shooting Dec.15   Paris   Chirac found guilty on corruption charges  Former President Jacques Chirac was found guilty on charges stemming from his time as mayor of Paris and given a 2 year suspended sentence Dec.19   Baghdad Arrest warrant issued for vice president  An Iraqi investigative committee issued an arrest warrant for Tariq al-Hashimi, who is accused of orchestrating bombing attacks



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2011 Jan.26  Egypt  Hundreds held over protests Feb.20   Eastern Libya   More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
Map of Benghazi Libya
  Protesters used an explosives-laden car in an attempt to gain entry into a military camp and clashes were reported in a funeral procession
 The son of Moammar Gadhafi proposed the speedy implementation of significant democratic reforms in the restrictive country. He's warning of a civil war, return to colonialism and poverty if citizens sided with anti-government protesters
Apr.29  Syria  Dozens killed in clashes with Syrian forces Sep.9   Egypt   Protesters break into Israeli embassy
  Protesters have broken into the building housing Israel's embassy in Egypt's capital, entering consular offices.    Israel's ambassador has flown out of Egypt. Security forces fired te...
Sep.13   Kabul Militants fire on U.S. Embassy   Afghan and coalition forces battled Taliban who launched 3 brazen assaults, including a attack on the U.S. Embassy and NATO's command Sep.14  Yemen  Attacks target security offices Oct.1  Manhattan  Hundreds arrested in New York protest Oct.9   Cairo   23 dead as forces clash with protesters  Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf said that clashes between army forces and pro-Coptic Christian protesters had 'brought us back' Oct.29   Gaza Islamic Jihad: Israel hits training camp   At least 10 people are dead in Gaza and southern Israel, in a wave of back-and-forth attacks between the Israeli military and Palestinian mi...



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2011 Aug.10   London Cameron: 'Fightback is under way'
Aug.13  London  Ex-NYC top cop to advise UK on gangs Aug.16   New Delhi India activist on fast in prison Map of Delhi India
  Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare has spent a night in Tihar jail in the capital, Delhi, despite the government decision to free him
Oct.11   Jerusalem   Prisoner swap deal to free Shalit  Israel and Hamas have agreed a deal for the release of Sgt Gilad Shalit, an Israeli soldier held hostage by Palestinian militants for five y... Oct.11   Jerusalem   Prisoner swap deal to free Shalit  Israel and Hamas have agreed a deal for the release of Sgt Gilad Shalit, an Israeli soldier held hostage by Palestinian militants for five y... Oct.15  Jerusalem  Israel publishes prison swap list Oct.17   Israel First of 1,000 Palestinian prisoners leave Oct.20   Basque Eta says armed campaign is over



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2011 May.1   Pakistan   U.S. forces kill Osama bin Laden
Map of Abbottabad Pakistan
  The most prominent face of terror in America and beyond, Osama bin Laden, has been killed in Pakistan, U.S. officials said
 U.S. forces have the body of Osama b. Laden. He eluded capture for years, once slipping out of a training camp in Afghanistan just hours before a barrage of U.S. cruise missiles destroyed it. US Special Forces and US Marines do have a base relatively close to Abbottabad
May.2  Washington  Obama: World 'safer' without Bin Laden May.3   Washington Bin Laden unarmed when killed May.4  Washington  No release of Bin Laden photos May.5   Manhattan   Obama in 9/11 tribute after B Laden death   US President Barack Obama is visiting Ground Zero, four days after US forces killed al-Qaeda head Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan May.5   Washington Bin Laden materials trigger alert May.6  Osama bin Laden  Al Qaeda confirms bin Laden's death May.7   Pakistan Bin Laden's house 'was al-Qaeda hub' May.8  Washington  Obama presses Pakistan on Bin Laden May.17   Egypt Egyptian named acting al Qaeda leader Jun.11   Somalia 'African US embassy bomber dead' Jun.16   al-Zawahiri Bin Laden deputy to lead al Qaeda  Ayman al-Zawahiri will take over leadership of al Qaeda, according to a statement posted on several jihadist websites Jun.25   Afghanistan Suicide bomber targets hospital, kills 35 Jul.2   Lebanon Hezbollah reject Hariri warrants Jul.23   Norway Norway mourns twin attack victims Aug.15  Iraq  Dozens killed in attacks across Iraq Aug.28  Libya  Lockerbie bomber near death, family says Sep.9   New York Al-Qaeda 'behind New York threat' Sep.11   Manhattan   Sombre US honours victims of 9/11
  Ceremonies are being held in the US to honour the victims of the 9/11 attacks, 10 years after the event.    A minute's silence marked each moment that a plane struck, and a tower fell. In a s...
Sep.13   Kabul Militants fire on U.S. Embassy   Afghan and coalition forces battled Taliban who launched 3 brazen assaults, including a attack on the U.S. Embassy and NATO's command Sep.30   Yemen U.S.-born Muslim cleric killed
Map of Marib Yemen
  Anwar al-Awlaki -- whose fluency in English made him one of the top terrorist recruiters in the world -- was killed Friday in an airstrike.    It was a joint U.S. military-intelligence operation. FBI: The killings of the cleric and computer expert Samir Kha...
Oct.11   Washington   US disrupts 'Iranian terror plot'   The US says it has broken up a plot by agents linked to Iran to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to Washington using explosives Oct.16  Kenya  Kenya to hit Al-Shabaab across border Oct.20   Basque Eta says armed campaign is over Oct.29   Gaza Islamic Jihad: Israel hits training camp   At least 10 people are dead in Gaza and southern Israel, in a wave of back-and-forth attacks between the Israeli military and Palestinian mi... Dec.13   Belgium Deadly attack rocks Belgian city   A gunman has opened fire in the centre of the Belgian city of Liege, killing at least three people and wounding 75



World, Crime, 2011 Obituary Timeline ... See World Obituary timeline Top ^
2011 Mar.1   Pakistan Pakistan minorities minister 'shot dead'   Minister for Minority Affairs, Shahbaz Bhatti, a Christian, has died after gunmen opened fire on his car in the capital, Islamabad Jul.23   Norway Norway mourns twin attack victims




World, Crime, 2011 Parliament Timeline ... See World Parliament timeline Top ^
2011 Jan.8   Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords shot
Map of Tucson Arizona
  Democratic Representative Gabrielle Giffords, 40, was shot at close range during a public meeting. 6 other people have been killed.    She is in a critical condition. The dead in...




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2011 Jan.17   Rome Berlusconi sex allegations widen
May.14   New York   IMF head questioned over 'attack'
  The head of the IMF, Dominique Strass-Kahn, 62, is being questioned by New York police over an alleged sex attack on a hotel maid
 He was taken off an Air France plane at JFK airport minutes before it left for Paris. The married former finance minister is considered a Socialist candidate for the presidency
May.15  New York  IMF head to plead not guilty in rape attem. May.18  New York  IMF chief resigns over sex charge Jun.6  New York  US lawmaker admits lewd picture Jun.8  Libya  ICC probes Gaddafi rape charges