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1 hr ago | The Olympian

Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter

More than 150,000 tourists - Romans and pilgrims, young and old - turned out for the Mass that Francis celebrated at an altar set up under a canopy on the steps of St. Peter's Basilica.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, Pope Benedict XVI, Religion, Orthodox Church

1 hr ago | Forth 2

Islamist Extremism 'A Deadly Problem For Charity'

William Shawcross, chairman of the Charity Commission , said it was "ludicrous" that people convicted of terrorism offences or money laundering are not barred from setting up charities.

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2 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Nigerians mark Easter amid mourning and fear

The homegrown terrorist network Boko Haram on Saturday claimed responsibility for last week's rush-hour explosion at a busy bus station in the capital, Abuja, and threatened more attacks.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, Africa, World News, Explosion

7 hrs ago | Religion News Service

What to call acts of terrorism committed by group of Muslims? Islamic? Islamist? Or something else?

A few days ago, I published a blog post on how the language of the 9/11 Memorial Museum might unwittingly be reinforcing the claims of Al-Qaeda.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

St.Petersburg Times

An amendment to an anti-terrorism bill passed by the State Duma will...

The State Duma has voted to give bloggers the same responsibility for their publications as journalists.

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Related Topix: Blog News, World News, Russia

ABC News

San Francisco Probe Leading to Entrapment Claims

The FBI used millions of dollars, liquor and cigarettes seized in other cases and more than a dozen undercover operatives in an elaborate, seven-year sting operation targeting a San Francisco Chinatown association thought to be a front for a notorious organized crime syndicate.

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Related Topix: Prison, Mafia

The Star Online

Mediator heads to east Ukraine, seeking surrenders

A mediator from Europe's OSCE security body headed to eastern Ukraine on Saturday seeking the surrender of pro-Russian separatists as the Kiev government declared an Easter truce following a peace accord with Moscow.

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Related Topix: Europe, Ukraine, Cold War, Entertainment, Television

KSFO AM 560

Ukraine Suspends 'Anti-Terrorist Operation'

Ukraine suspended the "active stage" of its "anti-terrorist operation" in the eastern part of its country Saturday, citing the Easter holidays and Geneva Agreement as the reason, according to its Ministry of Defense.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin

KOLD-TV Tucson

American identifies cleric in US terrorism case

A Seattle man told a jury Friday that an Egyptian cleric on trial on terrorism charges is the "very angry" imam he met in London years ago.

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Related Topix: Bly, OR

International Business Times

Bomb blast Kills 14 at Mosque in Syria's Homs - State TV

A bomb went off in front of a mosque and killed 14 people in Homs, Syrian state television said on Friday, with forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad looking close to wresting the symbolic central city back from rebels.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Syria, World News

Fri Apr 18, 2014

KBCI CBS 2

Officials: 24 more abducted Nigerian students free

Twenty-four more Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by Islamic extremists have escaped and 85 still are missing, an education official said Friday.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, Africa, World News

KVIA-TV El Paso

New message from al Qaeda leader

Familiar terrorist groups, familiar threats, familiar boasts and grievances -- all in new messages tied, either directly or indirectly, to al Qaeda.

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ABC News

Blast in Busy Cairo Square Kills 1 Police Officer

An explosion rocked a busy square in central Cairo late Friday, killing one police officer and causing panic, Egypt's Interior Ministry and security officials said.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Muslim Brotherhood

WGBH

Pakistani Madrassa Names Its Library For Osama Bin Laden

A sign now outside the small library at a religious school for girls in Pakistan's capital says the room has been named for a martyr - Osama bin Laden, whose al-Qaida terrorist network was responsible for the Sept.

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Related Topix: Osama bin Laden, York, PA, World News, Pakistan

Salisbury Journal

Syria death son is 'a martyr' - dad

The father of a British teenager killed in Syria has described him as a "martyr" as he revealed he tried to convince him not to fight in the war-torn country.

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Related Topix: Europe, United Kingdom, Guantanamo Bay, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

Reuters

Ukraine says "anti-terrorist" operation continues despite Geneva

Ukraine's military-led drive to root out pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country will continue despite the four-way agreement reached in Geneva, state security authorities said on Friday.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

White House updating online privacy policy

Most of the 911 calls from witnesses to last week's fiery truck-bus collision that killed 10 were matter of fact.

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Related Topix: Privacy

Thu Apr 17, 2014

AlertNet

Chinese police shoot man dead at checkpoint in Xinjiang

Police in China's far-western region of Xinjiang have shot dead a man who drove through a security checkpoint, the local government said on Thursday, the latest violence to hit the troubled area with a large Muslim population.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia,

Baltimore News

US: Forfeiture deal over Iran assets sets record

A New York prosecutor says plans to sell a 36-story Manhattan office building and other properties owned by Iran will produce the largest ever terrorism-related forfeiture.

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KIDK CBS 3

Radical Islamic cleric's trial begins

The federal trial of Abu Hamza al-Masri, a radical Islamic cleric accused of conspiring to kidnap Americans in Yemen and planning to establish a jihad training camp in rural Oregon, began in New York with opening statements on Thursday.

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