Spain: detained Basque militant was top ETA leaderPosted on Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at 10:45amA Basque separatist militant arrested this week in France was the overall leader of the armed group ETA and a retaliatory attack is likely, Spain's interior minister said Wednesday. Full Story
UK net immigration up to 237,000Posted on Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at 10:46amNet immigration to the UK increased to 237,000 in 2007, according to the Office for National Statistics. That is 46,000 more than in 2006 - as a result of emigration falling faster than immigration. Full Story
Politkovskaya trial doors closedPosted on Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at 10:47amThe trial of three men charged over the murder of prominent Russian reporter Anna Politkovskaya will be held behind closed doors, the judge has ruled. The judge reversed his earlier decision that it would be open to the public, saying jurors had refused to enter the courtroom in the presence of the media. Full Story
Congo rebel pullback raises hopes for peace talksPosted on Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at 11:39amHundreds of Congolese rebel fighters pulled back on Wednesday from frontline positions in a move U.N. peacekeepers hoped would open the way for talks on ending weeks of conflict in east Congo. U.N. foot and air patrols were monitoring the withdrawal of renegade General Laurent Nkunda's Tutsi rebels from positions they had occupied after a rapid advance northwards in Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern North Kivu province. Full Story
Taiwan ex-president back in jail as probe wraps upPosted on Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at 11:40amFormer Taiwan president Chen Shui-bian returned to jail on Wednesday from almost three days of hospital care following a hunger strike, as supporters prepared to protest his arrest, which they call a political plot. A probe into the ex-president's suspected role in several money-related crimes will be finished by year end, possibly leading to an indictment, a special prosecutor's spokesman said. Full Story
Strong quake strikes Panama, no damage reportedPosted on Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at 11:40amA strong earthquake of 6.2 magnitude and at a depth of 30 miles struck Panama near the Costa Rica border overnight, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Wednesday. The quake hit 35 miles west southwest of David, Panama, at 1:11 a.m. local time. Full Story
China seeks to curb unrest amid global crisisPosted on Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at 11:43amChina has told police to ensure stability amid the global financial crisis after thousands of people attacked police and government offices in a northwestern city in unrest triggered by a plan to resettle residents. After decades of solid economic growth, China is battling an unknown as falling demand for its products triggers factory closures, sparks protests and raises fears of popular unrest. Full Story
Courtesy Terrorism Research Center, Inc.
Here in the USA, prison gangs of various kinds have been around for quite some time and we are used to it. And better able to handle them than the increasingly EuArab countries of Europe, specially Englandistan or Londonistan where sharia law already hlds sway in the civilian British population.
American gangs, more often than not, even those espousing Islam, limit their conflicts to their own turf wars. They do not promote terrorism even though some like the MS 13 gang provide logistical support to foreign terrorists for money not ideology.
MUSLIM FANATICS 'HIJACK BRITISH PRISON'
Sunday November 23,2008
By James Murray
MUSLIM prisoners have launched a reign of terror inside a top security British jail.
The fanatics are forcing fellow inmates to convert to Islam or face punishment beatings.
One man who stood up to the thugs was branded with a lump of hot metal, according to a prison source.
The crisis at Whitemoor jail in Cambridgeshire has led to calls by staff for the 100 Muslim inmates there to be dispersed to other prisons round the country.