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2006-06-16 11:18:46

By Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a vote charged with election-year politics, the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday passed a symbolic resolution that wrapped the Iraq conflict into the war on terrorism and rejected a deadline for U.S. troop withdrawal.

2006-06-16 09:04:31

By Oliver Bullough MOSCOW (Reuters) - G8 states agreed on steps to fight terrorism and cross-border crime on Friday, despite major differences over law enforcement between members of the rich nations club.

2006-05-30 02:58:30

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union acted illegally when it agreed to transfer airline passenger data to the United States as part of U.S. efforts to fight terrorism, the bloc's highest court said on Tuesday. Under a May 2004 EU-U.S.

2006-05-23 06:44:32

By Mark Trevelyan, Security Correspondent BERLIN (Reuters) - A Moroccan man won a landmark legal victory on Tuesday when Germany's highest court set strict limits on the ability of police to trawl electronic databases at random in search of possible terrorists.

2006-05-17 03:25:09

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian architect charged with planning to bomb either the nation's electricity grid or defense installations in Sydney, rejected the charges on Wednesday, telling a court he was not a terrorist.

2006-05-03 03:35:00

U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan called on Tuesday for a global forum on biological terrorism, saying current treaties were too weak and governmental and commercial initiatives too scattered.

2006-04-22 03:56:42

MACTAN ISLAND, Philippines (Reuters) - Barriers to regional cooperation and gaps in approaches to fighting Islamic militancy have serious implications for global efforts to defeat terrorism, security experts said on Saturday.

2006-03-31 09:14:24

By Mark Trevelyan BERLIN (Reuters) - Foreign security officials voiced strong confidence on Friday in Germany's plans for a trouble-free soccer World Cup despite the twin risks of terrorism and hooligan violence.

2006-03-03 20:03:37

By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. treaty writers failed again this week to resolve differences over a long-stalled comprehensive anti-terrorism treaty despite U.N. leaders' pleas to complete it as quickly as possible. The drafters, members of a working group of the U.N.

2006-02-27 02:16:15

By Achmad Sukarsono JAKARTA (Reuters) - Winning hearts and minds in the war against terrorism needs a balanced dose of freedom and religious tolerance, the president of Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim nation, said on Monday.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.