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2008-06-30 09:03:02

British airports "vulnerable" to attack: terrorism expert LONDON, June 27 (Xinhua) -- British airports are vulnerable one year after the attack on Glasgow Airport, warned a terrorism expert.

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2008-03-27 10:35:00

New research suggests political freedom and geographic factors contribute significantly to causes of terrorism, challenging the common view that terrorism is rooted in poverty.

2006-09-05 15:02:59

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of terrorism cases brought by the U.S. government has dropped steadily in recent years and an increasing proportion are dropped due to lack of evidence, according to a new study.

2006-09-01 18:31:28

LONDON (Reuters) - British police are watching thousands of British Muslims who they suspect may be involved in or support terrorism, the head of London police's anti-terrorist branch said on Friday.

2006-08-01 12:25:55

By Peter Graff LONDON (Reuters) - The British government failed in a legal bid on Tuesday to resurrect anti-terrorism powers that were thrown out in court in June.

2006-07-31 07:28:40

By Mark Trevelyan, Security Correspondent BERLIN (Reuters) - Britain's launch of a U.S.-style terrorism alert system will address concerns about lack of transparency but must avoid the pitfalls of "crying wolf" or being seen as a political tool, international experience shows.

2006-07-04 04:06:30

By Mark Trevelyan, Security Correspondent BERLIN (Reuters) - Some 12 hours before he blew himself up on the London underground, Shehzad Tanweer was playing cricket until late evening in a park in northern England.

2006-06-28 09:50:03

By Peter Graff LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's High Court ruled on Wednesday that "control orders" confining six terrorism suspects to partial house arrest breached their human rights, throwing out a key plank of Prime Minister Tony Blair's security policy.

2006-06-27 02:50:02

LONDON (Reuters) - Police arrested two men on Tuesday under anti-terrorism laws during a series of raids in northern England, a spokeswoman said. The operation in Manchester "is targeting individuals suspected of possession of information that could be used for a terrorist purpose," she added.

2006-06-21 13:23:41

By Phil Stewart ROME (Reuters) - The European Union is too slow at identifying and blacklisting terrorist organizations, a senior U.S.


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