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October 5, 2014 6:53 PM Egypt arrests militants recruiting for IS group

CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's state news agency says security forces have arrested four suspected members of a militant cell recruiting fighters for the Islamic State group in Syria. The MENA news agency reported on Sunday that the four suspects, all of Egyptian nationality, were arrested in the Suez Canal city of Port Said. The report quotes a senior local security 26

October 4, 2014 9:48 PM 57 Boko Haram suspects arrested

The Nigerian military in Yobe state arrested dozens of suspected Boko Haram militants who had allegedly sneaked into the state capital Potiskum to prepare attacks during Eid, a senior security source said Saturday. “We have in the last three days made 57 arrests of suspected Boko Haram terrorists who infiltrated Potiskum in preparation for planned massive 5

October 4, 2014 8:00 AM Arrests made as Hong Kong protesters complain of gang provocation

Police in Hong Kong say they have arrested 19 people in connection with disturbances surrounding pro-democracy protests. Some of those held are said to be suspected members of Triads, or Chinese criminal gangs. The protests have been largely peaceful since police and demonstrators clashed last weekend. But there have been scuffles amid tense scenes in a suburb 3

October 3, 2014 1:39 PM Two confess to the murder of couple on holiday island

Two Burmese immigrant workers have confessed to killing two young British tourists on a Thai holiday island last month, police have said. The battered bodies of Hannah Witheridge (23) and David Miller (24) were discovered on a beach on Koh Tao on September 15. Post-mortem examinations revealed that Ms Witheridge, from Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, died from head wounds 11

September 29, 2014 8:14 PM Islamic State was born in NATO camps

The West and its client states in the Middle East are now bombing Islamic State (ISIS) positions in Syria, killing both militants and civilians, violating countless international laws and treaties. Oil installations inside Syria are in flames; the West “informed” Damascus that the bombing campaign could take three years, as if it would be the sole owner 12

September 28, 2014 8:22 PM Police tear gas Hong Kong demonstrators as protests grow

Riot police advanced on Hong Kong democracy protesters in the early hours of Monday, firing volleys of tear gas that sent some fleeing as others erected barricades to block the security forces in the heart of the former British colony. Earlier, police baton-charged a crowd blocking a key road in the government district in defiance of official warnings 6

September 28, 2014 1:30 PM Ferguson tension tested as officer is shot by robbery suspect

A male St. Louis county police officer was shot in Ferguson Saturday night at 9:10 pm while attempting to stop a burglary in progress. According to reports, after spotting two men behind the new Ferguson Community Center, the officer preceded to get out of his vehicle to see what they were doing there at which point the suspects fled the scene on foot. During 11

September 28, 2014 3:58 AM Goggles at the ready as Hong Kong activists brace for crackdown

Thousands in Hong Kong launch Occupy Central HONG KONG (Reuters) - Thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators surrounding Hong Kong government headquarters braced for a showdown with police on Sunday after accelerating a plan to shut down the heart of the global financial hub. Leaders and supporters of the Occupy Central with Love and Peace movement urged 25

September 27, 2014 4:43 AM Hong Kong Police Clash With Pro-Democracy Student Protesters

Civic Square Demonstrations End With 13 Arrests HONG KONG—Student demonstrators clashed with police overnight after they scaled fences at the government's headquarters, following a week of pro-democracy protests. At around 10:30 p.m. on Friday, about 150 protesters climbed over a fence at a site called Civic Square at the government's headquarters. They claimed 34

September 27, 2014 1:11 AM Hong Kong police use pepper spray to remove students from government HQ

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Riot police used pepper spray early on Saturday to disperse dozens of students who had stormed Hong Kong's government headquarters, but an equal number held their ground in ongoing protests against Beijing's tightening grip on the city. Hundreds of students had forced their way past a police cordon and scaled perimeter fences at government 5