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LATIN AMERICA: Colombian Insurgency Heats Up -- Again

Eleven Soldiers Killed.

Eleven Colombian soldiers were killed in fighting with Marxist guerrillas Tuesday (April 14), prompting Colombia’s president to resume a bombing campaign on rebel camps — jeopardizing peace talks seeking to end a 60-year insurgency that has cost thousands of lives. 169 more words

National Security And Defense

THE WIRE: Non-coercive measures could make Islamic State less attractive to Aussie foreign fighters

The rising number of radicalised Australians leaving to fight for Islamic State has put pressure on the Government to respond by imprisoning returning foreign fighters. 46 more words

Broadcast

Security Check

I’ve never seen this before in the United States. We used to go through checks like this in Germany, in Doha, in Kuwait, but not in the United States. 113 more words

ExPat Life

More cases prompt Edmonton police to start counter-terrorism unit

EDMONTON – Edmonton residents can expect their police force to soon have a counter-terrorism unit.

Edmonton police Chief Rod Knecht says a counter-terrorism unit is a top priority because officers are already investigating an increased volume of cases, causing resources to be stretched thin. 155 more words

News

USA: New military equipment for Pakistan justified

The United States has defended its latest sale of military equipment to Pakistan, arguing the American weapons systems would enhance Islamabad’s counter-terrorism abilities.

“This proposed sale of helicopters and weapons systems will provide Pakistan with military capabilities in support of its counter-terrorism operations inside the country,” US State Department Acting Spokesperson Marie Harf said at the daily briefing. 302 more words

London -- Murder Of Abdul Hadi Arwani Now Being Investigated By British Counter-Terror Police

Eastern Eye: BRITISH counter-terrorism police are investigating the murder of a Syrian preacher described as a prominent critic of President Bashar al-Assad, London police said on Wednesday (April 8). 131 more words

Crime

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Found Guilty of Boston Marathon Bombing

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been found guilty on multiple charges, including conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction, in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. 72 more words