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2005-12-21 22:40:03

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Wednesday ended a high-stakes impasse and voted to extend for six months key provisions of the anti-terrorism USA Patriot Act set to expire in 10 days.

2005-12-21 17:26:26

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Terrorism and conflicts across the Middle East will be major global issues in 2006, U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said at a year-end news conference on Wednesday and he also lashed out at the media for its coverage of the oil-for-food program.

2005-12-20 11:24:08

By Deborah Charles WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Four years after September 11, the Bush administration has claimed some legal victories in its war on terrorism, but critics say there have been few major convictions and not a single trial of anyone caught trying to carry out an attack.

2005-12-13 11:26:35

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist said on Tuesday the chamber would work out its differences with the House of Representatives so Congress could pass a bill this year extending a federal backstop for terrorism insurance.

2005-12-12 05:28:04

PARIS (Reuters) - French police said on Monday they had smashed an Islamist terrorism ring in the greater Paris region, arresting about 20 people in a string of dawn raids.

2005-12-10 10:35:03

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush asked Congress on Saturday for a prompt vote to extend an anti-terrorism law created after the September 11 attacks, calling it a "strong weapon" for fighting terrorism.

2005-12-06 13:59:57

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Legislation renewing a government backstop on terrorism losses is expected to come to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives this week, the chamber's acting majority leader, Roy Blunt, said on Tuesday. "This week ...

2005-12-03 11:02:11

In the U.S. alone, the toll is 400 times higher, report says

2005-11-29 15:00:21

By Caroline Drees, Security Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. programs to help countries choke off terrorist funds are hamstrung by turf battles, leadership squabbles and confusion over available funding, the investigative arm of Congress said on Tuesday.

2005-11-28 14:07:24

By Caroline Drees, Security Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration's yardsticks for progress in its fight against terrorism are inadequate and do not show whether the United States is winning or losing, a study by a congressional think tank says.


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