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B. 01-10 3 Kurdish women shot dead in Paris Paris
C. 01-10 Nearly 100 killed in bomb blasts Quetta, West Pakistan
01-19 Algeria siege ends in bloodshed Amenas, Algeria
4. 01-26 Fans verdicts spark Egypt unrest Port Said, Egypt
F. 02-05 Hooded gunmen rape 6 tourists in Mexico Acapulco, Mexico
6. 02-14 Pistorius charged with killing girlfriend Pretoria, South Africa
7. 04-15 Deadly blasts hit Boston Marathon
I. 04-19 Pakistani police arrest Pervez Musharraf Islamabad, Pakistan
J. 04-19 Boston bombs suspect 'in custody' Watertown, Boston

Summary.     Click for More > Fans verdicts spark Egypt unrest Hooded gunmen rape 6 tourists in Mexico   Pistorius charged with killing girlfriend   Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius has been charged with murder in the death of Reeva Steenkamp, 29, at his South Africa Deadly blasts hit Boston Marathon Map of Boylston Street Boston USA
3 Kurdish women shot dead in Paris  The apparent assassination of three women political activists in central Paris, all shot in the head, has provoked shock among the Kurdish c... Nearly 100 killed in bomb blasts Algeria siege ends in bloodshed Map of Amenas Algeria
Jan.1  NW Pakistan  Pakistan charity workers killed
Jan.7  New Delhi  Charges for Delhi rape suspects
Jan.10   Paris
  West Pakistan
Jan.15  Pakistan  Supreme Court orders arrest of prime minister for corruption
Jan.17  Algeria  Hostages missing in Algeria raid
Jan.19   Algeria
  Algerian troops have ended a siege at a gas facility in the Sahara desert killing 11 Islamist militants after they killed seven hostages.    The hostages were summarily killed as the troops tried...
Jan.26   Egypt
Feb.1  Turkey  Fatal blast outside U.S. Embassy
Feb.5   Mexico
Feb.6  Tunisia  Politician's slaying shocks Tunisia
Feb.14   South Africa
Feb.17  Northern Nigeria  Foreign workers abducted in Nigeria
Feb.19  Virginia  Report: Chinese military leading cyberattacks
Feb.20  South Africa  'Gunshots, screams, then more shots'
 South Africa  Pistorius police evidence challenged
 South Africa  Pistorius detective on attempted murder charges
Feb.21  Southern India  Indian city shaken by blasts; 12 dead
Feb.22  South Africa  Oscar Pistorius granted bail
Mar.2  Mali  Islamist militant Mokhtar Belmokhtar 'killed in Mali'
Mar.3  Karachi  Double blasts killed 25, wound dozens in Karachi
Mar.7  New York  Bin Laden relative captured
Mar.10  New Delhi  Delhi rape accused is found dead
Mar.17  Montreal  Canada inmates in helicopter escape
 Central India  Six held over rape of Swiss woman
Mar.19  Baghdad  Attacks claim 48 lives on Iraq anniversary
Mar.21  Damascus  Syria cleric among mosque bomb dead
Apr.15   Boston
  At least three people have been killed and more than 100 injured, some seriously, in two explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.    Bloodied runners and spectators being treated at the scene and the road strewn with debris. President Barack ...
Apr.18  Boston  Photos of Boston suspects released Apr.19   Pakistan   Pakistani police arrest Pervez Musharraf   Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has been arrested on charges relating to the unlawful detention of judges in 2007  Boston  Huge manhunt for Boston bomb suspect   Boston Boston bombs suspect 'in custody' Apr.22  Toronto  Canada foils terror attack on train Apr.24  North Caucasus  Parents of Boston suspects quizzed Apr.28  Rome  Italy gunman 'targeted politicians' Apr.29  Damascus  Bomb targets Syrian prime minister in Damascus May.1  Boston  Three arrested over Boston bombings  North Korea  N Korea jails US man for 15 years May.2  Pakistan  Bhutto murder prosecutor shot dead May.6   Ohio Three US women missing for years in fair condition   Three young women who vanished about a decade ago have been found and are in hospital in a fair condition, officials have said May.10  Guatemala  Guatemala's Rios Montt found guilty of genocide May.11  Turkey  Deadly blasts hit Turkey border town May.14  Moscow  Russia orders expulsion of U.S. diplomat May.17  Baghdad  Deadly blasts target Iraqi Sunnis May.18  Karachi  Pakistani politician is shot dead May.22  Florida  FBI kill man 'linked to Tsarnaev'  Sweden  Stockholm suburbs gripped by riots   London 'Barbaric' slaying may be terror attack   They first hit the man, thought to be a British soldier, with a car in broad daylight. Then the two attackers hacked him to death and dumped... May.25  Central India  'Maoist rebels' kill 17 in India May.27  Baghdad  Wave of Baghdad car bombs 'kills 57' May.29  Tribal Areas  Sources: Drone strike kills top militant Jun.17  Montreal  Mayor of Montreal arrested Jun.22  Pakistan  Gunmen 'kill 10 tourists' in Kashmir Jun.24   Milan Berlusconi convicted in sex trial  Kabul  Afghan presidential palace attacked Jul.1  Paris  Spying row threatens EU-US talks Jul.4  Egypt  Egypt army arrests key figures in Muslim Brotherhood Jul.10  Boston  Boston bomb accused denies charges Jul.13   Florida George Zimmerman not guilty of Trayvon Martin murder   George Zimmerman, the Florida neighbourhood watchman who shot dead an unarmed black 17-year-old male last year, has been found not guilty Jul.15  North Mexico  Zetas leader Miguel Angel Trevino captured Jul.17  Russia  Protest leader Alexei Navalny convicted Jul.20  Italy  Italian court convicts 5 for Costa Concordia Jul.22  Baghdad  Mass 'al-Qaeda' jailbreaks in Iraq Jul.26  Cairo  Judge orders Morsi to be jailed for 15 days Jul.28   Southern France Cannes thief in jewel heist Jul.30  NW Pakistan  Taliban jailbreak frees hundreds  Baltimore  Wikileaks source Manning convicted Aug.1  Ohio  Ariel Castro is sentenced for Cleveland abductions  Rome  Berlusconi rages at prison ruling Aug.6  Yemen  US flies embassy staff out of Yemen Aug.10  Baghdad  69 killed by wave of bombings in Iraq Aug.13  West Bank  Israel releases 26 Palestinian prisoners Aug.15  Beirut  Car bomb rocks Hezbollah stronghold Aug.18  Cairo  36 killed as Muslim Brotherhood members try to escape prison truck Aug.19  Cairo  Egypt Muslim Brotherhood leader held Aug.21   Baltimore   Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years in Wikileaks case   The US soldier convicted of handing a trove of secret government documents to anti-secrecy website has been sentenced to 35 years in prison  Cairo  Egypt court orders Mubarak freed  China  Bo Xilai: Disgraced politician goes on trial Aug.23  Northern Lebanon  Twin bombings rock mosques in Tripoli, Lebanon  Texas  Fort Hood gunman Hasan convicted Sep.3  Ohio  Ohio kidnapper found hanging in cell Sep.10  New Delhi  4 men found guilty of India gang rape Sep.12  Western Afghanistan  Afghan Taliban attack US consulate Sep.13  New Delhi  Court sentences 4 men to death in gang rape case Sep.16   Washington Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis killed 12 people Sep.17  Southern Philippines  Hostages freed; Muslim rebels capture police chief Sep.21   Kenya Gun battle at Kenya shopping center   A gun battle inside a shopping centre in the Kenyan capital Nairobi has left at least 20 people dead, the Kenyan Red Cross says   China Bo Xilai found guilty of corruption Sep.22  Kenya  Death toll rises to 59 in terror attack on shopping mall  Peshawar  Suicide bombers kill 81 at church Sep.23  Kenya  Kenya forces 'clearing' Nairobi mall Sep.29  Northern Nigeria  Islamists kill dozens of students in attack on Nigerian college Oct.3  Washington  Chase and gunfire at US Capitol Oct.5   Libya US forces seize Al Qaeda leader behind 1998 embassy bombings Oct.9   Libya Libyan PM Zeidan seized by armed men Oct.10  Libya  Libyan prime minister freed after kidnapping Oct.11  Afghanistan  Pakistan Taliban commander 'seized in US operation' Oct.14  Afghanistan  Bombing at mosque kills Afghan governor Oct.18  Syria  Lebanese hostages in Syria 'freed' Oct.21  Paris  French fury over US spying claims Oct.25   Brussels EU: Spying scandal may hurt terror fight   European leaders warned that reports of widespread spying on world leaders by the NSA have raised 'deep concerns' among Europeans   Greece Greek couple accused of buying Roma baby Oct.26  Southern Iran  Iran 'hangs 16 rebels' in reprisal Nov.1   Tribal Areas Drone strike targets Taliban chief  Los Angeles  TSA officer shot dead at LA airport Nov.2  Mali  French say 2 journalists killed in north Mali Nov.4  Cairo  Morsi tells trial 'I am president' Nov.6  Switzerland  Arafat 'may have been poisoned' Nov.7  Tribal Areas  Pakistan Taliban name new leader Nov.13  Toronto  Rob Ford says he bought drugs in last two years Nov.18  Jakarta  Indonesia anger at Australia spy row Nov.19  Beirut  Twin blasts hit Iran Beirut embassy Nov.21   London Women 'held as slaves for 30 years'  Dallas  US remembers Kennedy 50 years later Dec.4  Mexico  Radioactive truck 'stolen in Mexico' Dec.6   CAR 'Hundreds dead' in CAR violence Dec.12   North Korea North Korea: Leader's uncle executed   Jang Song Thaek, an uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has been executed for trying to overthrow the government  Bangladesh  Bangladesh hangs Islamist leader despite U.N. objections Dec.20  Russia  Khodorkovsky leaves Russian prison after Putin signs pardon  Scotland  Lockerbie bombing: Services mark 25th anniversary Dec.23  Egypt  Deadly blast at Egypt security site   Southern Sudan 'Mass ethnic killings' in South Sudan Dec.25  Baghdad  Bomb attacks on Christians in Baghdad kill 37 Dec.27  Beirut  U.S. friend, Hezbollah foe killed in blast Dec.29   Volga Region 2nd deadly explosion hits Volgograd



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January 2013 ... more > Top ^
Jan.1   NW Pakistan
Jan.2  Tribal Areas  Pakistan militant Mullah Nazir 'killed in drone attack'
Jan.7   New Delhi
Jan.10   Paris
  The apparent assassination of three women political activists in central Paris, all shot in the head, has provoked shock among the Kurdish community
  West Pakistan Nearly 100 killed in bomb blasts
Map of Quetta Pakistan
  Twin blasts at a snooker hall in the south-western Pakistani city of Quetta have killed 81 people and injured more than 120.    The bombed area is predominantly Shia Muslim, and the Sunni extr...
Jan.11  London  Police: TV host sexually abused hundreds Jan.12  Somalia  French soldier killed and hostage dead in Somalia Jan.13  Egypt  Mubarak will be retried Jan.15   Pakistan Supreme Court orders arrest of prime minister for corruption Jan.17   Algeria Hostages missing in Algeria raid   An Algerian army operation to free hostages at a gas facility in the desert has left a number of Islamist militants and their captives missi... Jan.18  Algeria  Hostage nations' Algeria concern Jan.19   Algeria Algeria siege ends in bloodshed Map of Amenas Algeria
  Algerian troops have ended a siege at a gas facility in the Sahara desert killing 11 Islamist militants after they killed seven hostages
 The hostages were summarily killed as the troops tried to free them. Foreign workers were among the hostages
Jan.20  Kabul  Suicide attack in Afghan capital Jan.21  Algeria  Count of hostage deaths in Algeria standoff rises to 37 Jan.23  Northern Iraq  Many dead in Iraqi mosque bomb Jan.26   Egypt Fans verdicts spark Egypt unrest Map of Port Said Egypt
  At least 30 people have died in Port Said, officials say, in clashes sparked by the sentencing to death of 21 local people over football riots in Egypt


February 2013 ... more > Top ^
Feb.1   Turkey Fatal blast outside U.S. Embassy   One person died Friday in an apparent suicide bombing at the U.S. Embassy in Ankara Feb.5   Mexico   Hooded gunmen rape 6 tourists in Mexico
Map of Acapulco Mexico
  A pack of masked and hooded gunmen broke into a beach bungalow and raped six women spanish tourists after tying up a group of men
Feb.6   Tunisia Politician's slaying shocks Tunisia   a gunman shot and killed opposition leader Chokri Belaid, Vocal critic of Islamist-led government, in front of his home Feb.13  Southern California  Charred body found after US manhunt Feb.14   South Africa   Pistorius charged with killing girlfriend
Map of Pretoria South Africa
  Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius has been charged with murder in the death of Reeva Steenkamp, 29, at his South Africa
 His arrest over the death of model Reeva Steenkamp has stunned the country where he is considered a national hero
Feb.15  South Africa  Pistorius denies girlfriend's murder Feb.16  West Pakistan  Pakistan market bomb kills dozens Feb.17   Northern Nigeria Foreign workers abducted in Nigeria  Jerusalem  Israel to launch Prisoner X inquiry Feb.19   Virginia Report: Chinese military leading cyberattacks  South Africa  Pistorius 'shot girlfriend in bathroom'  Brussels  Robbers steal $50M in diamonds at Belgian airport Feb.20   South Africa 'Gunshots, screams, then more shots'   South Africa Pistorius police evidence challenged   South Africa   Pistorius detective on attempted murder charges   Hilton Botha, the detective leading the Oscar Pistorius inquiry is himself facing seven charges of attempted murder, police have confirmed Feb.21  Damascus  Deadly bomb rocks Syrian capital   Southern India Indian city shaken by blasts; 12 dead   Two bomb blasts killed at least 12 people and wounded 57 others on Thursday in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad Feb.22   South Africa   Oscar Pistorius granted bail   A magistrate granted bai, citing a number of problems with the police investigation into the death of the Olympic sprinter's girlfriend Feb.26  Mexico  Mexico's 'most powerful woman' held

March 2013 ... more > Top ^
Mar.2   Mali Islamist militant Mokhtar Belmokhtar 'killed in Mali'
Mar.3   Karachi Double blasts killed 25, wound dozens in Karachi Mar.6  Syria  Filipinos taken hostage in Syria Mar.7   New York Bin Laden relative captured Mar.10  Northern Nigeria  Nigeria hostages are feared dead   New Delhi Delhi rape accused is found dead Mar.17   Montreal Canada inmates in helicopter escape   Central India Six held over rape of Swiss woman Mar.19   Baghdad Attacks claim 48 lives on Iraq anniversary   17 car bombs, seven roadside bombs, rippled mostly through Shiite neighborhoods on the 10th anniversary of the U.S. invasion Mar.20  South Korea  China IP address link to South Korea cyber-attack Mar.21   Damascus Syria cleric among mosque bomb dead Mar.26  Rome  Judges order retrial for Amanda Knox

April 2013 ... more > Top ^
Apr.5  Rome  Italy pardons US colonel in CIA case Apr.7  Cairo  Cairo violence after Coptic funerals Apr.13  France  French robber stages dramatic escape Apr.15   Boston Deadly blasts hit Boston Marathon
Map of Boylston Street Boston USA
  At least three people have been killed and more than 100 injured, some seriously, in two explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon
 Bloodied runners and spectators being treated at the scene and the road strewn with debris. President Barack Obama said 'we will find out who did this' and that those responsible would feel the 'full weight of justice'
 Boston  FBI probes Boston 'terror' blasts Apr.16  Boston  FBI reveals Boston bomb details Apr.17  Boston  Pressure cooker clues to Boston bomb Apr.18   Boston Photos of Boston suspects released Apr.19   Pakistan   Pakistani police arrest Pervez Musharraf
Map of Islamabad Pakistan
  Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has been arrested on charges relating to the unlawful detention of judges in 2007
  Boston Huge manhunt for Boston bomb suspect   Boston Boston bombs suspect 'in custody' Map of Watertown USA
  Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings has been taken into custody in a suburb of the city, police have said.    Gunfire was heard after Tsarnaev was found ...
Apr.21  Boston  Boston pair 'planned more attacks' Apr.22   Toronto Canada foils terror attack on train   Canada's authorities say they have arrested and charged two people with conspiring to carry out an 'al-Qaeda inspired' attack on a passenger...  Boston  Boston Marathon suspect charged Apr.24   North Caucasus Parents of Boston suspects quizzed Apr.25  North Caucasus  Boston suspects' mother rails at US Apr.26  Bangladesh  Arrests over Dhaka building collapse Apr.28   Rome Italy gunman 'targeted politicians'  49-year-old Luigi Preiti who shot and seriously injured two policemen outside the PM's office was acting out of anger at politicians, prosecutors...  Bangladesh  Collapsed Dhaka building owner held Apr.29   Damascus Bomb targets Syrian prime minister in Damascus Apr.30  Venezuela  Venezuela MPs in punch-up over poll

May 2013 ... more > Top ^
May.1   Boston Three arrested over Boston bombings
  North Korea N Korea jails US man for 15 years May.2   Pakistan Bhutto murder prosecutor shot dead May.6   Ohio Three US women missing for years in fair condition Map of Cleveland Ohio
  Three young women who vanished about a decade ago have been found and are in hospital in a fair condition, officials have said
 Ariel Castro, a 52-year-old suspect, has been arrested in connection with the case
May.7  Ohio  US police hail rescued women's bravery May.8  Ohio  Ohio women 'were tied and chained' May.9  Ohio  Cleveland kidnap accused in court May.10   Guatemala Guatemala's Rios Montt found guilty of genocide   A court in Guatemala has found former military leader Efrain Rios Montt guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity May.11   Turkey   Deadly blasts hit Turkey border town   Car bombs have killed 43 people and injured 100 in the Turkish town of Reyhanli, near the Syrian border, Turkey's interior minister says May.14   Moscow Russia orders expulsion of U.S. diplomat   The diplomat in question, Ryan Fogle, third secretary of the Political Department of the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, was declared 'persona non g... May.15  Kabul  15 killed, including 6 Americans, after car bomb hits US convoy May.17   Baghdad Deadly blasts target Iraqi Sunnis   More than 60 people have been killed and dozens hurt in bomb attacks apparently targeting Sunnis, in Iraq's worst day of violence for months May.18   Karachi Pakistani politician is shot dead May.20  Basra  Kidnapped civilians among dozens killed in Iraq May.22   Florida FBI kill man 'linked to Tsarnaev'   Boston bombing investigators have shot dead 27-year-old Ibragim Todashev, a man who became violent as they questioned him   Sweden   Stockholm suburbs gripped by riots   Rioters have lit fires and stoned emergency services in the suburbs of Stockholm for the third night in a row after a man was shot dead by p...   London 'Barbaric' slaying may be terror attack
Map of Southeastern London United Kingdom
  They first hit the man, thought to be a British soldier, with a car in broad daylight. Then the two attackers hacked him to death and dumped his body
 The men want to be filmed, with one of the attackers going over to a bus and asking people to take photos of him as if he wanted to be on TV
May.24  London  Pakistan Airlines flight diverted over British airspace May.25   Central India 'Maoist rebels' kill 17 in India  Paris  French soldier stabbed near Paris May.26  Sydney  Sydney blaze nurse admits 11 murders May.27   Baghdad Wave of Baghdad car bombs 'kills 57' May.29   Tribal Areas Sources: Drone strike kills top militant

June 2013 ... more > Top ^
Jun.15  West Pakistan  Gunmen storm Pakistan hospital Jun.17   Montreal Mayor of Montreal arrested
Jun.20  Afghanistan  Taliban offer to free US soldier in exchange for Guantanamo prisoners Jun.22   Pakistan Gunmen 'kill 10 tourists' in Kashmir Jun.24   Milan   Berlusconi convicted in sex trial
  Italy's former PM Silvio Berlusconi has been sentenced to seven years in jail and banned from public office for having sex with an underage prostitute
  Kabul Afghan presidential palace attacked


July 2013 ... more > Top ^
Jul.1   Paris Spying row threatens EU-US talks
Jul.4   Egypt Egypt army arrests key figures in Muslim Brotherhood Jul.6  London  Abu Qatada deported from Britain Jul.9  Canada  Evidence criminal act may have led to train crash Jul.10   Boston Boston bomb accused denies charges Jul.12  UN  Taliban 'failed,' Malala says at U.N. Jul.13   Florida   George Zimmerman not guilty of Trayvon Martin murder Map of Sanford Florida
  George Zimmerman, the Florida neighbourhood watchman who shot dead an unarmed black 17-year-old male last year, has been found not guilty
 Lawyers for Zimmerman, 29, argued he acted in self-defence and with justifiable use of deadly force
Jul.15   North Mexico Zetas leader Miguel Angel Trevino captured   Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, known as 'Z-40', head of the brutal Zetas drug cartel, has been captured, according to the Mexican government Jul.17   Russia Protest leader Alexei Navalny convicted   Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny has been found guilty of embezzlement, in a trial he claims is politically motivated Jul.20   Italy Italian court convicts 5 for Costa Concordia Jul.22   Baghdad Mass 'al-Qaeda' jailbreaks in Iraq Jul.26   Cairo Judge orders Morsi to be jailed for 15 days Jul.28   Southern France   Cannes thief in jewel heist Map of Cannes France
  An armed man has stolen jewels worth about 40m euros at the Carlton Hotel in the French Riviera resort of Cannes, officials say
Jul.30   NW Pakistan Taliban jailbreak frees hundreds   Baltimore   Wikileaks source Manning convicted   Bradley Manning, the Army private who leaked thousands of classified documents, has been convicted of espionage but not of aiding the enemy

August 2013 ... more > Top ^
Aug.1   Ohio Ariel Castro is sentenced for Cleveland abductions
 Washington  US embassies to shut over threat   Rome   Berlusconi rages at prison ruling  Ex-PM Silvio Berlusconi has broadcast an angry video message after his prison sentence for tax fraud was upheld by the country's highest cou... Aug.5  Yemen  Chatter in Yemen led to U.S. warnings Aug.6   Yemen US flies embassy staff out of Yemen Aug.8  West Pakistan  Bomb kills 30 at Pakistani police official's funeral Aug.10   Baghdad 69 killed by wave of bombings in Iraq  A wave of bomb attacks has hit Iraq as people celebrated the Eid al-Fitr festival marking the end of Ramadan, with more than 60 reported dea... Aug.11  Jerusalem  Israel approves prisoner release Aug.12  Washington  US eyes criminal justice shake-up  Northern Nigeria  Gunmen kill 44 at Nigeria mosque Aug.13   West Bank   Israel releases 26 Palestinian prisoners   Israel has released 26 Palestinian prisoners as part of a deal that will see peace talks resume on Wednesday Aug.15   Beirut Car bomb rocks Hezbollah stronghold Aug.18   Cairo 36 killed as Muslim Brotherhood members try to escape prison truck   At least 36 people detained on suspicion of taking part in Egypt's street clashes died Sunday when they tried to escape from a prison truck ... Aug.19   Cairo Egypt Muslim Brotherhood leader held   The spiritual leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, General Guide Mohammed Badie, has been arrested in Cairo, Egyptian officials say  Pakistan  Musharraf charged over Bhutto case Aug.21   Baltimore   Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years in Wikileaks case Map of Fort Meade Maryland USA
  The US soldier convicted of handing a trove of secret government documents to anti-secrecy website has been sentenced to 35 years in prison
 Pte First Class Manning, 25, was convicted in July of 20 charges against him, including espionage
  Cairo Egypt court orders Mubarak freed   China Bo Xilai: Disgraced politician goes on trial   The trial of Bo Xilai, the disgraced Chinese politician once tipped for the highest levels of power, has begun Aug.22  Mumbai  Mumbai photojournalist gang-raped Aug.23   Northern Lebanon Twin bombings rock mosques in Tripoli, Lebanon   Two powerful explosions ripped through neighborhoods near mosques. At least 29 people died and more than 500 were wounded   Texas Fort Hood gunman Hasan convicted

September 2013 ... more > Top ^
Sep.1  Cairo  Egypt to try ex-President Morsi Sep.3   Ohio Ohio kidnapper found hanging in cell
Sep.10   New Delhi 4 men found guilty of India gang rape Sep.12   Western Afghanistan Afghan Taliban attack US consulate Sep.13   New Delhi   Court sentences 4 men to death in gang rape case   An Indian court sentenced four men to death Friday for the rape and murder of a 23-year-old woman in New Delhi, an attack that appalled the ... Sep.16   Washington Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis killed 12 people
  A gunman who died after killing 12 people at a naval installation in Washington DC has been identified as a former Navy serviceman.    Alexis, 34, of Fort Worth, Texas, died in a gun battle with police during the rampage. About ...
Sep.17   Southern Philippines Hostages freed; Muslim rebels capture police chief   As Philippine security forces rescued scores of hostages held by Muslim rebels, the rebels struck back by taking the local police chief capt... Sep.21   Kenya Gun battle at Kenya shopping center
Map of Nairobi Kenya
  A gun battle inside a shopping centre in the Kenyan capital Nairobi has left at least 20 people dead, the Kenyan Red Cross says
 Westgate shopping mall attack, which lasted until September 24, resulted in at least 72 deaths, including 61 civilians, 6 Kenyan soldiers, and 5 attackers. The attackers held hostages and later engaged in gun battles with Kenyan security forces. Over 200 people were wounded
 Somalia  Al-Shabab claims Nairobi attack   China Bo Xilai found guilty of corruption Map of Jinan Shandong China
  A Chinese court has found disgraced former party chief of Chongqing guilty of bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power
Sep.22   Kenya Death toll rises to 59 in terror attack on shopping mall   At least 59 people have died and 175 people have been injured after suspected members of an Somali militant group attacked an upscale shopping...   Peshawar Suicide bombers kill 81 at church Sep.23   Kenya Kenya forces 'clearing' Nairobi mall   Kenyan security forces say they are attempting to clear the Westgate shopping complex in Nairobi in order to bring to an end the three-day s... Sep.25  Kenya  Official: Mall attackers wouldn't talk Sep.29   Northern Nigeria Islamists kill dozens of students in attack on Nigerian college

October 2013 ... more > Top ^
Oct.3   Washington   Chase and gunfire at US Capitol   A police chase ended in gunfire, sparking panic at the White House and US Capitol and leaving a police officer injured in a road crash Oct.5   Libya US forces seize Al Qaeda leader behind 1998 embassy bombings
Map of Tripoli Libya
  In Libya, US commandos captured Al-Libi, an al-Qaeda leader accused of the 1998 bombings of the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania
Oct.7  NW Pakistan  Taliban says it would target Malala again Oct.9   Libya Libyan PM Zeidan seized by armed men Map of Tripoli Libya
  Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has been seized by armed men from a hotel in the capital, Tripoli 'to an unknown place for unknown reasons'.    The government website said he had been taken 'by a group thought to be from ...
Oct.10   Libya Libyan prime minister freed after kidnapping Oct.11   Afghanistan Pakistan Taliban commander 'seized in US operation' Oct.13  Northern Syria  Red Cross workers kidnapped in Syria Oct.14   Afghanistan Bombing at mosque kills Afghan governor Oct.18   Syria Lebanese hostages in Syria 'freed' Oct.20  Northern Syria  Deadly truck bomb rocks Syrian city  Greece  Authorities work to identify mystery girl found in Greece Oct.21   Paris French fury over US spying claims  Volga Region  5 killed in Russia bus explosion; suicide bombing suspected Oct.25   Brussels EU: Spying scandal may hurt terror fight
  European leaders warned that reports of widespread spying on world leaders by the NSA have raised 'deep concerns' among Europeans
  Greece   Greek couple accused of buying Roma baby
  DNA from a girl taken by authorities from a Roma couple in Greece matches that of a Bulgarian couple who said they were the parents of the girl
Oct.26   Southern Iran Iran 'hangs 16 rebels' in reprisal
Oct.28  Libya  Libyan van robbers snatch $54m

November 2013 ... more > Top ^
Nov.1   Tribal Areas Drone strike targets Taliban chief
Map of North Waziristan Pakistan
  A drone strike targeting a vehicle used by Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud has killed five people, intelligence sources say
  Los Angeles TSA officer shot dead at LA airport   Anthony Ciancia is in custody after a transportation official was killed and seven injured. Parts of Los Angeles International Airport were being... Nov.2   Mali French say 2 journalists killed in north Mali Nov.4   Cairo Morsi tells trial 'I am president' Nov.5  Toronto  Embattled Toronto mayor 'to stay on'  China  Explosions by China Communist office Nov.6   Switzerland     Arafat 'may have been poisoned'   Former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat may have been poisoned with radioactive polonium, says a Swiss forensic report obtained by al-Jazeer... Nov.7   Tribal Areas Pakistan Taliban name new leader Nov.12  Helmand  Afghanistan opium harvest at record high - UNODC Nov.13   Toronto Rob Ford says he bought drugs in last two years Nov.18  Paris  Manhunt after gun attacks in Paris   Jakarta   Indonesia anger at Australia spy row   Indonesia's president says ties with Australia have been 'damaged' by reports that Canberra spied on his phone calls and those of his minist... Nov.19   Beirut Twin blasts hit Iran Beirut embassy Nov.21   London   Women 'held as slaves for 30 years' Map of south London United Kingdom
  Three women have been 'rescued' from a house in south London by police investigating claims they were held as slaves for about 30 years
  Dallas US remembers Kennedy 50 years later   The US is marking 50 years since President John F Kennedy was killed by an assassin's bullet in Dallas, Texas Nov.23  Latvia  Latvia supermarket collapse 'murder' Nov.26  Mexico  Count of bodies in Mexico mass graves rises to 48

December 2013 ... more > Top ^
Dec.4   Mexico   Radioactive truck 'stolen in Mexico'   A truck carrying medical radioactive material has been stolen in Mexico, the UN's nuclear watchdog says  Beirut  Hezbollah senior commander killed Dec.5  Yemen  Double attack on key Yemen ministry Dec.6   CAR     'Hundreds dead' in CAR violence
Map of Bangui CAR
  At least 300 people have been killed in two days of violence in the capital of the Central African Republic, says the Red Cross
Dec.12   North Korea North Korea: Leader's uncle executed
  Jang Song Thaek, an uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has been executed for trying to overthrow the government
  Bangladesh Bangladesh hangs Islamist leader despite U.N. objections
Dec.20   Russia   Khodorkovsky leaves Russian prison after Putin signs pardon   Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky has arrived in Germany after Putin released him Friday following more than 10 years in prison   Scotland Lockerbie bombing: Services mark 25th anniversary Dec.23  Siberia  Russia releases jailed Pussy Riot band members   Egypt Deadly blast at Egypt security site   Southern Sudan 'Mass ethnic killings' in South Sudan
  New details are emerging of alleged ethnic killings committed during more than a week of violence in South Sudan
Dec.25   Baghdad Bomb attacks on Christians in Baghdad kill 37
 Cairo  Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood declared 'terrorist group' Dec.27   Beirut U.S. friend, Hezbollah foe killed in blast  Mohamad Chatah, a former Lebanese finance minister and ambassador to the U.S., died when a car bomb struck his convoy in downtown Beirut Dec.28  Cairo  Cairo campus torched amid protest Dec.29  Volga Region  'Suicide bomber' hits Russia's Volgograd train station   Volga Region 2nd deadly explosion hits Volgograd Map of Volgograd Russia
  At least 15 people have been killed and 23 others hurt in a suspected terrorist attack on a trolleybus in the Russian city of Volgograd
Dec.30  Israel  Israel frees Palestinian prisoners


Pakistan charity workers killed Deadly blasts hit Boston Marathon Map of Boylston Street Boston USA




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Jan.1   NW Pakistan
Jan.12  Somalia  French soldier killed and hostage dead in Somalia
Apr.15   Boston
  At least three people have been killed and more than 100 injured, some seriously, in two explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon
 Bloodied runners and spectators being treated at the scene and the road strewn with debris. President Barack Obama said 'we will find out who did this' and that those responsible would feel the 'full weight of justice'
May.22   London 'Barbaric' slaying may be terror attack
Map of Southeastern London United Kingdom
  They first hit the man, thought to be a British soldier, with a car in broad daylight. Then the two attackers hacked him to death and dumped his body
 The men want to be filmed, with one of the attackers going over to a bus and asking people to take photos of him as if he wanted to be on TV
Oct.13  Northern Syria  Red Cross workers kidnapped in Syria Nov.5  Toronto  Embattled Toronto mayor 'to stay on' Nov.12  Helmand  Afghanistan opium harvest at record high - UNODC Nov.13   Toronto Rob Ford says he bought drugs in last two years



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2013 Jan.26   Egypt Fans verdicts spark Egypt unrest
Map of Port Said Egypt
  At least 30 people have died in Port Said, officials say, in clashes sparked by the sentencing to death of 21 local people over football riots in Egypt
Aug.11  Jerusalem  Israel approves prisoner release Aug.12  Washington  US eyes criminal justice shake-up Aug.23   Texas Fort Hood gunman Hasan convicted Dec.25  Cairo  Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood declared 'terrorist group'



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2013 Apr.30  Venezuela  Venezuela MPs in punch-up over poll



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2013 Apr.7  Cairo  Cairo violence after Coptic funerals Jul.20   Italy Italian court convicts 5 for Costa Concordia
Sep.16   Washington Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis killed 12 people
  A gunman who died after killing 12 people at a naval installation in Washington DC has been identified as a former Navy serviceman.    Alexis, 34, of Fort Worth, Texas, died in a gun battle with police during the rampage. About ...




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2013 Jan.10   West Pakistan Nearly 100 killed in bomb blasts
Map of Quetta Pakistan
  Twin blasts at a snooker hall in the south-western Pakistani city of Quetta have killed 81 people and injured more than 120.    The bombed area is predominantly Shia Muslim, and the Sunni extr...
Jan.20  Kabul  Suicide attack in Afghan capital Jan.23  Northern Iraq  Many dead in Iraqi mosque bomb Feb.1   Turkey Fatal blast outside U.S. Embassy   One person died Friday in an apparent suicide bombing at the U.S. Embassy in Ankara Feb.16  West Pakistan  Pakistan market bomb kills dozens Feb.21  Damascus  Deadly bomb rocks Syrian capital Feb.21   Southern India Indian city shaken by blasts; 12 dead   Two bomb blasts killed at least 12 people and wounded 57 others on Thursday in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad Mar.3   Karachi Double blasts killed 25, wound dozens in Karachi Mar.19   Baghdad Attacks claim 48 lives on Iraq anniversary   17 car bombs, seven roadside bombs, rippled mostly through Shiite neighborhoods on the 10th anniversary of the U.S. invasion Mar.21   Damascus Syria cleric among mosque bomb dead Apr.7  Cairo  Cairo violence after Coptic funerals Apr.15   Boston Deadly blasts hit Boston Marathon Map of Boylston Street Boston USA
  At least three people have been killed and more than 100 injured, some seriously, in two explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon
 Bloodied runners and spectators being treated at the scene and the road strewn with debris. President Barack Obama said 'we will find out who did this' and that those responsible would feel the 'full weight of justice'
Apr.21  Boston  Boston pair 'planned more attacks' Apr.29   Damascus Bomb targets Syrian prime minister in Damascus May.11   Turkey   Deadly blasts hit Turkey border town   Car bombs have killed 43 people and injured 100 in the Turkish town of Reyhanli, near the Syrian border, Turkey's interior minister says May.15  Kabul  15 killed, including 6 Americans, after car bomb hits US convoy May.17   Baghdad Deadly blasts target Iraqi Sunnis   More than 60 people have been killed and dozens hurt in bomb attacks apparently targeting Sunnis, in Iraq's worst day of violence for months May.20  Basra  Kidnapped civilians among dozens killed in Iraq May.27   Baghdad Wave of Baghdad car bombs 'kills 57' Aug.8  West Pakistan  Bomb kills 30 at Pakistani police official's funeral Aug.10   Baghdad 69 killed by wave of bombings in Iraq  A wave of bomb attacks has hit Iraq as people celebrated the Eid al-Fitr festival marking the end of Ramadan, with more than 60 reported dea... Aug.15   Beirut Car bomb rocks Hezbollah stronghold Aug.23   Northern Lebanon Twin bombings rock mosques in Tripoli, Lebanon   Two powerful explosions ripped through neighborhoods near mosques. At least 29 people died and more than 500 were wounded Sep.12   Western Afghanistan Afghan Taliban attack US consulate Sep.22   Peshawar Suicide bombers kill 81 at church Oct.14   Afghanistan Bombing at mosque kills Afghan governor Oct.20  Northern Syria  Deadly truck bomb rocks Syrian city Oct.21  Volga Region  5 killed in Russia bus explosion; suicide bombing suspected Nov.5  China  Explosions by China Communist office Nov.19   Beirut Twin blasts hit Iran Beirut embassy Dec.5  Yemen  Double attack on key Yemen ministry Dec.20   Scotland Lockerbie bombing: Services mark 25th anniversary Dec.23   Egypt Deadly blast at Egypt security site Dec.25   Baghdad Bomb attacks on Christians in Baghdad kill 37 Dec.27   Beirut U.S. friend, Hezbollah foe killed in blast  Mohamad Chatah, a former Lebanese finance minister and ambassador to the U.S., died when a car bomb struck his convoy in downtown Beirut Dec.29  Volga Region  'Suicide bomber' hits Russia's Volgograd train station Dec.29   Volga Region 2nd deadly explosion hits Volgograd Map of Volgograd Russia
  At least 15 people have been killed and 23 others hurt in a suspected terrorist attack on a trolleybus in the Russian city of Volgograd




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2013 Jan.7   New Delhi Charges for Delhi rape suspects
Jan.13  Egypt  Mubarak will be retried Jan.15   Pakistan Supreme Court orders arrest of prime minister for corruption Jan.26   Egypt Fans verdicts spark Egypt unrest Map of Port Said Egypt
  At least 30 people have died in Port Said, officials say, in clashes sparked by the sentencing to death of 21 local people over football riots in Egypt
Feb.14   South Africa   Pistorius charged with killing girlfriend Map of Pretoria South Africa
  Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius has been charged with murder in the death of Reeva Steenkamp, 29, at his South Africa
 His arrest over the death of model Reeva Steenkamp has stunned the country where he is considered a national hero
Feb.15  South Africa  Pistorius denies girlfriend's murder Feb.19  South Africa  Pistorius 'shot girlfriend in bathroom' Feb.20   South Africa 'Gunshots, screams, then more shots' Feb.20   South Africa Pistorius police evidence challenged Feb.20   South Africa   Pistorius detective on attempted murder charges   Hilton Botha, the detective leading the Oscar Pistorius inquiry is himself facing seven charges of attempted murder, police have confirmed Feb.22   South Africa   Oscar Pistorius granted bail   A magistrate granted bai, citing a number of problems with the police investigation into the death of the Olympic sprinter's girlfriend Mar.26  Rome  Judges order retrial for Amanda Knox Apr.5  Rome  Italy pardons US colonel in CIA case Apr.22  Boston  Boston Marathon suspect charged May.1   North Korea N Korea jails US man for 15 years May.9  Ohio  Cleveland kidnap accused in court May.10   Guatemala Guatemala's Rios Montt found guilty of genocide   A court in Guatemala has found former military leader Efrain Rios Montt guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity Jun.24   Milan   Berlusconi convicted in sex trial
  Italy's former PM Silvio Berlusconi has been sentenced to seven years in jail and banned from public office for having sex with an underage prostitute
Jul.6  London  Abu Qatada deported from Britain Jul.10   Boston Boston bomb accused denies charges
Jul.13   Florida George Zimmerman not guilty of Trayvon Martin murder Map of Sanford Florida
  George Zimmerman, the Florida neighbourhood watchman who shot dead an unarmed black 17-year-old male last year, has been found not guilty
 Lawyers for Zimmerman, 29, argued he acted in self-defence and with justifiable use of deadly force
Jul.17   Russia Protest leader Alexei Navalny convicted   Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny has been found guilty of embezzlement, in a trial he claims is politically motivated Jul.20   Italy Italian court convicts 5 for Costa Concordia Jul.26   Cairo Judge orders Morsi to be jailed for 15 days Jul.30   Baltimore   Wikileaks source Manning convicted   Bradley Manning, the Army private who leaked thousands of classified documents, has been convicted of espionage but not of aiding the enemy Aug.1   Ohio Ariel Castro is sentenced for Cleveland abductions Aug.1   Rome   Berlusconi rages at prison ruling  Ex-PM Silvio Berlusconi has broadcast an angry video message after his prison sentence for tax fraud was upheld by the country's highest cou... Aug.12  Washington  US eyes criminal justice shake-up Aug.19  Pakistan  Musharraf charged over Bhutto case Aug.21   Baltimore   Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years in Wikileaks case Map of Fort Meade Maryland USA
  The US soldier convicted of handing a trove of secret government documents to anti-secrecy website has been sentenced to 35 years in prison
 Pte First Class Manning, 25, was convicted in July of 20 charges against him, including espionage
Aug.21   Cairo Egypt court orders Mubarak freed Aug.21   China Bo Xilai: Disgraced politician goes on trial   The trial of Bo Xilai, the disgraced Chinese politician once tipped for the highest levels of power, has begun Aug.23   Texas Fort Hood gunman Hasan convicted Sep.1  Cairo  Egypt to try ex-President Morsi Sep.10   New Delhi 4 men found guilty of India gang rape Sep.13   New Delhi   Court sentences 4 men to death in gang rape case   An Indian court sentenced four men to death Friday for the rape and murder of a 23-year-old woman in New Delhi, an attack that appalled the ... Sep.21   China Bo Xilai found guilty of corruption Map of Jinan Shandong China
  A Chinese court has found disgraced former party chief of Chongqing guilty of bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power
Oct.25   Greece Greek couple accused of buying Roma baby
  DNA from a girl taken by authorities from a Roma couple in Greece matches that of a Bulgarian couple who said they were the parents of the girl
Oct.26   Southern Iran Iran 'hangs 16 rebels' in reprisal
Nov.4   Cairo Morsi tells trial 'I am president' Dec.12   North Korea North Korea: Leader's uncle executed
  Jang Song Thaek, an uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has been executed for trying to overthrow the government
Dec.12   Bangladesh Bangladesh hangs Islamist leader despite U.N. objections
Dec.20   Russia   Khodorkovsky leaves Russian prison after Putin signs pardon   Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky has arrived in Germany after Putin released him Friday following more than 10 years in prison Dec.23  Siberia  Russia releases jailed Pussy Riot band members Dec.30  Israel  Israel frees Palestinian prisoners



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2013 Jan.10   Paris 3 Kurdish women shot dead in Paris
  The apparent assassination of three women political activists in central Paris, all shot in the head, has provoked shock among the Kurdish community
Jan.11  London  Police: TV host sexually abused hundreds Jan.21  Algeria  Count of hostage deaths in Algeria standoff rises to 37 Mar.10  Northern Nigeria  Nigeria hostages are feared dead May.26  Sydney  Sydney blaze nurse admits 11 murders Jun.22   Pakistan Gunmen 'kill 10 tourists' in Kashmir
Aug.12  Northern Nigeria  Gunmen kill 44 at Nigeria mosque Aug.22  Mumbai  Mumbai photojournalist gang-raped Sep.16   Washington Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis killed 12 people
  A gunman who died after killing 12 people at a naval installation in Washington DC has been identified as a former Navy serviceman.    Alexis, 34, of Fort Worth, Texas, died in a gun battle with police during the rampage. About ...
Sep.21   Kenya Gun battle at Kenya shopping center
Map of Nairobi Kenya
  A gun battle inside a shopping centre in the Kenyan capital Nairobi has left at least 20 people dead, the Kenyan Red Cross says
 Westgate shopping mall attack, which lasted until September 24, resulted in at least 72 deaths, including 61 civilians, 6 Kenyan soldiers, and 5 attackers. The attackers held hostages and later engaged in gun battles with Kenyan security forces. Over 200 people were wounded
Nov.2   Mali French say 2 journalists killed in north Mali Nov.2   Mali French say 2 journalists killed in north Mali Nov.18  Paris  Manhunt after gun attacks in Paris Nov.26  Mexico  Count of bodies in Mexico mass graves rises to 48 Dec.6   CAR   'Hundreds dead' in CAR violence Map of Bangui CAR
  At least 300 people have been killed in two days of violence in the capital of the Central African Republic, says the Red Cross
Dec.23   Southern Sudan 'Mass ethnic killings' in South Sudan
  New details are emerging of alleged ethnic killings committed during more than a week of violence in South Sudan




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2013 Jan.12  Somalia  French soldier killed and hostage dead in Somalia Jan.17   Algeria Hostages missing in Algeria raid   An Algerian army operation to free hostages at a gas facility in the desert has left a number of Islamist militants and their captives missi... Jan.18  Algeria  Hostage nations' Algeria concern Jan.19   Algeria Algeria siege ends in bloodshed
Map of Amenas Algeria
  Algerian troops have ended a siege at a gas facility in the Sahara desert killing 11 Islamist militants after they killed seven hostages
 The hostages were summarily killed as the troops tried to free them. Foreign workers were among the hostages
Feb.17   Northern Nigeria Foreign workers abducted in Nigeria Mar.6  Syria  Filipinos taken hostage in Syria May.6   Ohio Three US women missing for years in fair condition Map of Cleveland Ohio
  Three young women who vanished about a decade ago have been found and are in hospital in a fair condition, officials have said
 Ariel Castro, a 52-year-old suspect, has been arrested in connection with the case
May.25   Central India 'Maoist rebels' kill 17 in India Sep.17   Southern Philippines Hostages freed; Muslim rebels capture police chief   As Philippine security forces rescued scores of hostages held by Muslim rebels, the rebels struck back by taking the local police chief capt... Oct.9   Libya Libyan PM Zeidan seized by armed men Map of Tripoli Libya
  Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has been seized by armed men from a hotel in the capital, Tripoli 'to an unknown place for unknown reasons'.    The government website said he had been taken 'by a group thought to be from ...
Oct.10   Libya Libyan prime minister freed after kidnapping Oct.13  Northern Syria  Red Cross workers kidnapped in Syria Oct.18   Syria Lebanese hostages in Syria 'freed' Nov.21   London Women 'held as slaves for 30 years' Map of south London United Kingdom
  Three women have been 'rescued' from a house in south London by police investigating claims they were held as slaves for about 30 years




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2013 Feb.19   Virginia Report: Chinese military leading cyberattacks
Mar.20  South Korea  China IP address link to South Korea cyber-attack Nov.21   Dallas US remembers Kennedy 50 years later   The US is marking 50 years since President John F Kennedy was killed by an assassin's bullet in Dallas, Texas Dec.20   Scotland Lockerbie bombing: Services mark 25th anniversary



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2013 Oct.25   Brussels EU: Spying scandal may hurt terror fight
  European leaders warned that reports of widespread spying on world leaders by the NSA have raised 'deep concerns' among Europeans
Dec.4   Mexico Radioactive truck 'stolen in Mexico'   A truck carrying medical radioactive material has been stolen in Mexico, the UN's nuclear watchdog says



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2013 May.22   Sweden Stockholm suburbs gripped by riots   Rioters have lit fires and stoned emergency services in the suburbs of Stockholm for the third night in a row after a man was shot dead by p...



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2013 Jan.2  Tribal Areas  Pakistan militant Mullah Nazir 'killed in drone attack' Feb.13  Southern California  Charred body found after US manhunt Feb.17  Jerusalem  Israel to launch Prisoner X inquiry Apr.15  Boston  FBI probes Boston 'terror' blasts Apr.16  Boston  FBI reveals Boston bomb details Apr.17  Boston  Pressure cooker clues to Boston bomb Apr.18   Boston Photos of Boston suspects released
Apr.19   Boston Huge manhunt for Boston bomb suspect Apr.24   North Caucasus Parents of Boston suspects quizzed Apr.25  North Caucasus  Boston suspects' mother rails at US May.7  Ohio  US police hail rescued women's bravery May.8  Ohio  Ohio women 'were tied and chained' May.29   Tribal Areas Sources: Drone strike kills top militant Jul.9  Canada  Evidence criminal act may have led to train crash Sep.25  Kenya  Official: Mall attackers wouldn't talk Oct.20  Greece  Authorities work to identify mystery girl found in Greece Nov.1   Tribal Areas Drone strike targets Taliban chief Map of North Waziristan Pakistan
  A drone strike targeting a vehicle used by Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud has killed five people, intelligence sources say
Nov.6   Switzerland   Arafat 'may have been poisoned'   Former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat may have been poisoned with radioactive polonium, says a Swiss forensic report obtained by al-Jazeer... Nov.23  Latvia  Latvia supermarket collapse 'murder'



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2013 Feb.1   Turkey Fatal blast outside U.S. Embassy   One person died Friday in an apparent suicide bombing at the U.S. Embassy in Ankara May.14   Moscow Russia orders expulsion of U.S. diplomat   The diplomat in question, Ryan Fogle, third secretary of the Political Department of the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, was declared 'persona non g... Aug.1  Washington  US embassies to shut over threat Aug.6   Yemen US flies embassy staff out of Yemen
Sep.12   Western Afghanistan Afghan Taliban attack US consulate Nov.19   Beirut Twin blasts hit Iran Beirut embassy



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2013 Mar.7   New York Bin Laden relative captured
Apr.19   Pakistan   Pakistani police arrest Pervez Musharraf Map of Islamabad Pakistan
  Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has been arrested on charges relating to the unlawful detention of judges in 2007
Apr.19   Boston Boston bombs suspect 'in custody' Map of Watertown USA
  Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings has been taken into custody in a suburb of the city, police have said.    Gunfire was heard after Tsarnaev was found ...
Apr.26  Bangladesh  Arrests over Dhaka building collapse Apr.28  Bangladesh  Collapsed Dhaka building owner held May.1   Boston Three arrested over Boston bombings May.1   North Korea N Korea jails US man for 15 years May.24  London  Pakistan Airlines flight diverted over British airspace Jun.17   Montreal Mayor of Montreal arrested Jun.22   Pakistan Gunmen 'kill 10 tourists' in Kashmir Jul.4   Egypt Egypt army arrests key figures in Muslim Brotherhood Jul.15   North Mexico Zetas leader Miguel Angel Trevino captured   Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, known as 'Z-40', head of the brutal Zetas drug cartel, has been captured, according to the Mexican government Jul.17   Russia Protest leader Alexei Navalny convicted   Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny has been found guilty of embezzlement, in a trial he claims is politically motivated Aug.19   Cairo Egypt Muslim Brotherhood leader held   The spiritual leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, General Guide Mohammed Badie, has been arrested in Cairo, Egyptian officials say Dec.12   Bangladesh Bangladesh hangs Islamist leader despite U.N. objections Dec.20   Russia   Khodorkovsky leaves Russian prison after Putin signs pardon   Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky has arrived in Germany after Putin released him Friday following more than 10 years in prison Dec.23  Siberia  Russia releases jailed Pussy Riot band members



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2013 Feb.6   Tunisia Politician's slaying shocks Tunisia   a gunman shot and killed opposition leader Chokri Belaid, Vocal critic of Islamist-led government, in front of his home Apr.28   Rome Italy gunman 'targeted politicians'  49-year-old Luigi Preiti who shot and seriously injured two policemen outside the PM's office was acting out of anger at politicians, prosecutors... May.2   Pakistan Bhutto murder prosecutor shot dead
May.18   Karachi Pakistani politician is shot dead Nov.21   Dallas US remembers Kennedy 50 years later   The US is marking 50 years since President John F Kennedy was killed by an assassin's bullet in Dallas, Texas Dec.4  Beirut  Hezbollah senior commander killed



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2013 Apr.26  Bangladesh  Arrests over Dhaka building collapse Apr.28  Bangladesh  Collapsed Dhaka building owner held May.22   London 'Barbaric' slaying may be terror attack
Map of Southeastern London United Kingdom
  They first hit the man, thought to be a British soldier, with a car in broad daylight. Then the two attackers hacked him to death and dumped his body
 The men want to be filmed, with one of the attackers going over to a bus and asking people to take photos of him as if he wanted to be on TV
May.25  Paris  French soldier stabbed near Paris Jul.1   Paris Spying row threatens EU-US talks Nov.23  Latvia  Latvia supermarket collapse 'murder'



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2013 Jan.13  Egypt  Mubarak will be retried Jan.15   Pakistan Supreme Court orders arrest of prime minister for corruption
Feb.6   Tunisia Politician's slaying shocks Tunisia   a gunman shot and killed opposition leader Chokri Belaid, Vocal critic of Islamist-led government, in front of his home Feb.26  Mexico  Mexico's 'most powerful woman' held Apr.19   Pakistan   Pakistani police arrest Pervez Musharraf Map of Islamabad Pakistan
  Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has been arrested on charges relating to the unlawful detention of judges in 2007
May.10   Guatemala Guatemala's Rios Montt found guilty of genocide   A court in Guatemala has found former military leader Efrain Rios Montt guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity Jun.15  West Pakistan  Gunmen storm Pakistan hospital Jun.17   Montreal Mayor of Montreal arrested Jun.24   Milan   Berlusconi convicted in sex trial
  Italy's former PM Silvio Berlusconi has been sentenced to seven years in jail and banned from public office for having sex with an underage prostitute
Jul.4   Egypt Egypt army arrests key figures in Muslim Brotherhood
Jul.26   Cairo Judge orders Morsi to be jailed for 15 days Aug.1   Rome   Berlusconi rages at prison ruling  Ex-PM Silvio Berlusconi has broadcast an angry video message after his prison sentence for tax fraud was upheld by the country's highest cou... Aug.19   Cairo Egypt Muslim Brotherhood leader held   The spiritual leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, General Guide Mohammed Badie, has been arrested in Cairo, Egyptian officials say Aug.19  Pakistan  Musharraf charged over Bhutto case Aug.21   Cairo Egypt court orders Mubarak freed Aug.21   China Bo Xilai: Disgraced politician goes on trial   The trial of Bo Xilai, the disgraced Chinese politician once tipped for the highest levels of power, has begun Sep.3   Ohio Ohio kidnapper found hanging in cell Sep.21   China Bo Xilai found guilty of corruption Map of Jinan Shandong China
  A Chinese court has found disgraced former party chief of Chongqing guilty of bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power
Oct.3   Washington Chase and gunfire at US Capitol   A police chase ended in gunfire, sparking panic at the White House and US Capitol and leaving a police officer injured in a road crash Oct.9   Libya Libyan PM Zeidan seized by armed men Map of Tripoli Libya
  Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has been seized by armed men from a hotel in the capital, Tripoli 'to an unknown place for unknown reasons'.    The government website said he had been taken 'by a group thought to be from ...
Nov.1   Los Angeles TSA officer shot dead at LA airport   Anthony Ciancia is in custody after a transportation official was killed and seven injured. Parts of Los Angeles International Airport were being... Nov.4   Cairo Morsi tells trial 'I am president' Nov.5  Toronto  Embattled Toronto mayor 'to stay on' Nov.7   Tribal Areas Pakistan Taliban name new leader Nov.13   Toronto Rob Ford says he bought drugs in last two years Nov.18  Paris  Manhunt after gun attacks in Paris Dec.12   North Korea North Korea: Leader's uncle executed
  Jang Song Thaek, an uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has been executed for trying to overthrow the government
Dec.20   Russia   Khodorkovsky leaves Russian prison after Putin signs pardon   Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky has arrived in Germany after Putin released him Friday following more than 10 years in prison



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2013 Feb.19  Brussels  Robbers steal $50M in diamonds at Belgian airport Mar.6  Syria  Filipinos taken hostage in Syria May.15  Kabul  15 killed, including 6 Americans, after car bomb hits US convoy May.25   Central India 'Maoist rebels' kill 17 in India
Jul.9  Canada  Evidence criminal act may have led to train crash Jul.28   Southern France Cannes thief in jewel heist Map of Cannes France
  An armed man has stolen jewels worth about 40m euros at the Carlton Hotel in the French Riviera resort of Cannes, officials say
Aug.18   Cairo 36 killed as Muslim Brotherhood members try to escape prison truck   At least 36 people detained on suspicion of taking part in Egypt's street clashes died Sunday when they tried to escape from a prison truck ... Sep.17   Southern Philippines Hostages freed; Muslim rebels capture police chief   As Philippine security forces rescued scores of hostages held by Muslim rebels, the rebels struck back by taking the local police chief capt... Sep.23   Kenya Kenya forces 'clearing' Nairobi mall   Kenyan security forces say they are attempting to clear the Westgate shopping complex in Nairobi in order to bring to an end the three-day s... Oct.20  Northern Syria  Deadly truck bomb rocks Syrian city Oct.26   Southern Iran Iran 'hangs 16 rebels' in reprisal Oct.28  Libya  Libyan van robbers snatch $54m Dec.28  Cairo  Cairo campus torched amid protest



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2013 Feb.17  Jerusalem  Israel to launch Prisoner X inquiry Mar.10   New Delhi Delhi rape accused is found dead
Mar.17   Montreal Canada inmates in helicopter escape Apr.13  France  French robber stages dramatic escape Jun.20  Afghanistan  Taliban offer to free US soldier in exchange for Guantanamo prisoners Jul.22   Baghdad Mass 'al-Qaeda' jailbreaks in Iraq Jul.30   NW Pakistan Taliban jailbreak frees hundreds Aug.11  Jerusalem  Israel approves prisoner release Aug.13   West Bank Israel releases 26 Palestinian prisoners   Israel has released 26 Palestinian prisoners as part of a deal that will see peace talks resume on Wednesday Aug.18   Cairo 36 killed as Muslim Brotherhood members try to escape prison truck   At least 36 people detained on suspicion of taking part in Egypt's street clashes died Sunday when they tried to escape from a prison truck ... Sep.3   Ohio Ohio kidnapper found hanging in cell



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2013 Feb.26  Mexico  Mexico's 'most powerful woman' held



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2013 Jan.1   NW Pakistan Pakistan charity workers killed
Jan.2  Tribal Areas  Pakistan militant Mullah Nazir 'killed in drone attack' Mar.2   Mali Islamist militant Mokhtar Belmokhtar 'killed in Mali' Apr.22   Toronto Canada foils terror attack on train   Canada's authorities say they have arrested and charged two people with conspiring to carry out an 'al-Qaeda inspired' attack on a passenger... May.22   Florida FBI kill man 'linked to Tsarnaev'   Boston bombing investigators have shot dead 27-year-old Ibragim Todashev, a man who became violent as they questioned him May.25   Central India 'Maoist rebels' kill 17 in India May.29   Tribal Areas Sources: Drone strike kills top militant Jun.24   Kabul Afghan presidential palace attacked Jul.12  UN  Taliban 'failed,' Malala says at U.N. Aug.1  Washington  US embassies to shut over threat Aug.5  Yemen  Chatter in Yemen led to U.S. warnings Aug.6   Yemen US flies embassy staff out of Yemen Sep.21  Somalia  Al-Shabab claims Nairobi attack Sep.22   Kenya Death toll rises to 59 in terror attack on shopping mall   At least 59 people have died and 175 people have been injured after suspected members of an Somali militant group attacked an upscale shopping... Sep.22   Peshawar Suicide bombers kill 81 at church Sep.23   Kenya Kenya forces 'clearing' Nairobi mall   Kenyan security forces say they are attempting to clear the Westgate shopping complex in Nairobi in order to bring to an end the three-day s... Sep.29   Northern Nigeria Islamists kill dozens of students in attack on Nigerian college Oct.5   Libya US forces seize Al Qaeda leader behind 1998 embassy bombings Map of Tripoli Libya
  In Libya, US commandos captured Al-Libi, an al-Qaeda leader accused of the 1998 bombings of the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania
Oct.7  NW Pakistan  Taliban says it would target Malala again Oct.11   Afghanistan Pakistan Taliban commander 'seized in US operation' Nov.1   Tribal Areas Drone strike targets Taliban chief Map of North Waziristan Pakistan
  A drone strike targeting a vehicle used by Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud has killed five people, intelligence sources say
Nov.7   Tribal Areas Pakistan Taliban name new leader Dec.25  Cairo  Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood declared 'terrorist group'



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2013 Oct.7  NW Pakistan  Taliban says it would target Malala again



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2013 May.18   Karachi Pakistani politician is shot dead




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2013 Feb.14   South Africa   Pistorius charged with killing girlfriend
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  Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius has been charged with murder in the death of Reeva Steenkamp, 29, at his South Africa
 His arrest over the death of model Reeva Steenkamp has stunned the country where he is considered a national hero
Feb.15  South Africa  Pistorius denies girlfriend's murder Feb.19  South Africa  Pistorius 'shot girlfriend in bathroom' Feb.20   South Africa 'Gunshots, screams, then more shots' Feb.22   South Africa   Oscar Pistorius granted bail   A magistrate granted bai, citing a number of problems with the police investigation into the death of the Olympic sprinter's girlfriend Mar.19   Baghdad Attacks claim 48 lives on Iraq anniversary   17 car bombs, seven roadside bombs, rippled mostly through Shiite neighborhoods on the 10th anniversary of the U.S. invasion Apr.30  Venezuela  Venezuela MPs in punch-up over poll May.14   Moscow Russia orders expulsion of U.S. diplomat   The diplomat in question, Ryan Fogle, third secretary of the Political Department of the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, was declared 'persona non g... Jul.1   Paris Spying row threatens EU-US talks Oct.21   Paris French fury over US spying claims Oct.25   Brussels EU: Spying scandal may hurt terror fight
  European leaders warned that reports of widespread spying on world leaders by the NSA have raised 'deep concerns' among Europeans
Nov.18   Jakarta   Indonesia anger at Australia spy row   Indonesia's president says ties with Australia have been 'damaged' by reports that Canberra spied on his phone calls and those of his minist...



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2013 Jan.11  London  Police: TV host sexually abused hundreds Feb.5   Mexico Hooded gunmen rape 6 tourists in Mexico
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  A pack of masked and hooded gunmen broke into a beach bungalow and raped six women spanish tourists after tying up a group of men
Mar.17   Central India Six held over rape of Swiss woman Aug.22  Mumbai  Mumbai photojournalist gang-raped