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INTERIOR MINISTRY NEWS

INTERIOR MINISTRY NEWS

  • At the height of an investigation into a group of Islamists plotting al Qaeda-inspired bomb attacks across Britain in 2004, British spies analyzed more than 4,000 telephone contacts to build up a picture of what they were planning and with whom.

     

  • Two American soldiers were killed in a so-called insider attack when a person in an Afghan military uniform turned his weapon on U.S. and Afghan forces at a joint base in the restive east of the country, coalition forces said on Monday.

     

  • A new law blocks Americans from adopting Russian children.

     

  • The latest talks between Russia and the European Union have failed to produce progress towards resolving a number of bones of contention.

     

  • Israeli officials said they would press on with plans this week to build 6,000 homes for settlers on land claimed by Palestinians, defying criticism from Western powers who fear the move will hit already faint hopes for a peace accord.

     

  • Police have arrested six players from Bulgarian first division Chernomorets Burgas and five from second tier Neftochimik, their city rivals, for questioning in an investigation into alleged match-fixing.

     

  • A Moroccan anti-government protestor who dressed up as King Mohammed has been arrested and accused of possessing drugs, the man's lawyer and human rights activists said on Thursday.

     

  • Police arrested six players from Bulgarian first division club Chernomorets Burgas and five from their city rivals Neftochimik on Thursday for questioning in an investigation into alleged match-fixing.

     

  • SPAIN SEIZES ASSETS OWNED BY EGYPT'S MUBARAK

    SPAIN SEIZES ASSETS OWNED BY EGYPT'S MUBARAK

    Spanish police have found 28 million euros ($36.5 million) in assets owned by ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak and people close to him, including Marbella beach properties and luxury cars, the government said on Thursday.

     

  • Tunisian security forces fired tear gas and live rounds in the air on Saturday to try to disperse several thousand protesters in a town that has seen days of clashes this week over economic problems in the North African state.

     

  • Georgian investigators were questioning former prime minister Vano Merabishvili on Saturday in the latest of a string of legal cases brought against members of the ousted administration of President Mikheil Saakashvili.

     

  • TUNISIA SECURES MORE LOANS AS PROTESTS HIT DEPRIVED TOWN

    TUNISIA SECURES MORE LOANS AS PROTESTS HIT DEPRIVED TOWN

    Tunisia, struggling to ease economic difficulties that have provoked unrest since its democratic revolution, said on Wednesday it had secured more international lending to cover its 2013 spending.

     

  • TUNISIAN PROTESTERS CLASH WITH POLICE OVER ECONOMIC WOES

    TUNISIAN PROTESTERS CLASH WITH POLICE OVER ECONOMIC WOES

    Tunisian protesters riled over economic deprivation clashed with police on Wednesday and at least 100 people were injured, medical sources said, in further unrest in the country that spawned the Arab Spring uprisings.

     

  • Religious extremists continue to intimidate journalists in Pakistan.

     

  • A British court blocked on Tuesday the extradition of a former Iranian diplomat wanted by the United States after he was caught in a sting operation trying to export night-vision weapons' sights to Iran.

     

  • Morocco said on Saturday it had broken up a militant cell that was training youths to send them to fight in Mali, which has become the focus of international concern over the spread of Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM).

     

  • Britain on Thursday banned a Nigeria-based Islamist group it said was aligned with al Qaeda as a minister said the oulawed organisation was probably responsible for the killing of a Briton and an Italian.

     

  • The fighting between Hamas and Israel has been going on for a week, and in Gaza City, people are living with constant fear.

     

  • POLICE CHIEF KILLED IN LIBYA'S BENGHAZI - SOURCES

    POLICE CHIEF KILLED IN LIBYA'S BENGHAZI - SOURCES

    A top security official in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi was killed in front of his home overnight on Wednesday, security officials said, in the latest violence to plague the cradle of the North African country's revolt.

     

  • EGYPTIANS RALLY TO PROTEST KILLING OF 42 IN CLASHES A YEAR AGO

    EGYPTIANS RALLY TO PROTEST KILLING OF 42 IN CLASHES A YEAR AGO

    Protesters scuffled with Cairo police on Monday during a rally by 5,000 people to mark the first anniversary of the death of at least 42 Egyptian demonstrators during interim military rule.

     

  • In Greece, time is running out for Athens to implement more austerity in exchange for the next tranche of 31.5 billion euros in bailout money.

     

  • Egyptian club Al Ahli seek to cap a year of defying the odds by snatching away success when they take on holders Esperance of Tunisia in Saturday's African Champions League Final second leg.

     

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