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Monday, April 29, 2013

BBC News - Powerful blast rocks central Prague

BBC News - Powerful blast rocks central Prague
BBC News - A large explosion has damaged a building in the centre of the Czech capital Prague.

Police say that the blast, which blew the windows out of nearby buildings, was most likely caused by a gas leak.

Saturday, April 27, 2013

N.Y. police: Landing gear part found, is tied to 9/11 - CNN.com

N.Y. police: Landing gear part found, is tied to 9/11 - CNN.com
CNN - A piece believed to be from one of the airliners that hit the World Trade Center towers on September 11, 2001, has been found behind the site of an Islamic community center near ground zero, the New York Police Department said Friday.

BBC News - Mississippi man arrested in US ricin letters inquiry

BBC News - Mississippi man arrested in US ricin letters inquiry
BBC News - A man has been arrested in Mississippi in connection with the sending of letters containing ricin to President Barack Obama, a senator and a judge.

Report: 140 detained in Russian raid targeting suspected extremists - CNN.com

Report: 140 detained in Russian raid targeting suspected extremists - CNN.com
CNN - Russian authorities detained 140 people -- more than 30 of them foreign nationals -- on Friday in a raid targeting suspected members of Islamic extremist groups, state media reported.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

BBC News - Murat Karayilan announces PKK withdrawal from Turkey

BBC News - Murat Karayilan announces PKK withdrawal from Turkey
BBC News - The military leader of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), Murat Karayilan, has said fighters will begin to withdraw from Turkey in early May.

BBC News - Dozens die in Russia psychiatric hospital fire

BBC News - Dozens die in Russia psychiatric hospital fire

Desperate search for survivors from Bangladesh building collapse - CNN.com

Desperate search for survivors from Bangladesh building collapse - CNN.com
CNN - A day after a building collapsed in Bangladesh killing at least 160 people, rescuers clambered through the mangled ruins Thursday, desperately searching for people trapped in the rubble.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

BBC News - Teachers rampage against reforms in Guerrero state, Mexico

BBC News - Teachers rampage against reforms in Guerrero state, Mexico
BBC News - Teachers incensed by sweeping education reforms have attacked the buildings of political parties in Mexico's south-western Guerrero state.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Charges against ricin suspect dropped - CNN.com

Charges against ricin suspect dropped - CNN.com
CNN - The attorney for Paul Kevin Curtis told reporters Tuesday that federal authorities are looking at another suspect in connection with ricin-laden letters sent to President Barack Obama and others.

Friday, April 19, 2013

BBC News - China quake: Dozens die and hundreds hurt in Sichuan

BBC News - China quake: Dozens die and hundreds hurt in Sichuan
BBC News - A powerful earthquake has killed at least 46 people and injured at least 400 in China's south-western province of Sichuan, state TV reports.

BBC News - Serbia and Kosovo reach EU-brokered landmark accord

BBC News - Serbia and Kosovo reach EU-brokered landmark accord
BBC News - Serbia and its former province of Kosovo have reached an EU-brokered accord aimed at normalising relations between the Balkan neighbours.

Under the new deal, Serbs in northern Kosovo will have their own police and appeal court.

Read more at BBC News: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-22222624

BBC News - Boston marathon bombs suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev captured

BBC News - Boston marathon bombs suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev captured
BBC News - The teenage suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings is in custody after being found hiding in a boat in a suburban homeowner's backyard.

BBC News - Texas Waco fertiliser plant blast search for survivors

BBC News - Texas Waco fertiliser plant blast search for survivors
BBC News - Emergency services are searching for survivors after a blast at a fertiliser plant in the US state of Texas killed between five and 15 people.

Boston bombing suspect on the loose, police say - CNN.com

Boston bombing suspect on the loose, police say - CNN.com
CNN - Two men terrorized Bostonians with violence overnight, and police believe they could be the same men who planted bombs that killed three in the Boston Marathon Monday.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

BBC News - US intercepts 'ricin' letter to Obama

BBC News - US intercepts 'ricin' letter to Obama
BBC News - A letter addressed to US President Barack Obama apparently containing ricin has been intercepted.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

BBC News - 'Ricin' found in letter to US Senator Roger Wicker

BBC News - 'Ricin' found in letter to US Senator Roger Wicker
BBC News - A letter containing ricin or another poisonous substance has been posted to a US senator, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has said.

BBC News - Major earthquake strikes south-east Iran

BBC News - Major earthquake strikes south-east Iran
BBC News - Iran has been struck by its most powerful earthquake for more than 50 years, with tremors felt across Pakistan, India and the Middle East.

The epicentre of the 7.8-magnitude quake was near the south-eastern city of Khash, close to Pakistan.