Saturday, December 20, 2008


New clashes break out in GreecePosted on Thursday, December 18, 2008 at 10:15amFresh clashes have broken out between protesters and police in Greece, in continuing unrest over the killing of a teenaged boy by police. Demonstrators charged at riot police outside parliament, throwing fire bombs. Police responded with volleys of tear gas. Full Story

Briton guilty of directing terrorPosted on Thursday, December 18, 2008 at 10:16amA British man has become the first person convicted in the UK of directing terrorism, following a trial at Manchester Crown Court. Rangzieb Ahmed, 33, was also found guilty of being a member of terror group al-Qaeda, along with Habib Ahmed. Full Story

War of words over Colombia pollPosted on Thursday, December 18, 2008 at 5:10pmThe long debate over whether Colombia's President Alvaro Uribe can run for a third term has taken another twist. The lower house has backed a referendum on whether he should be allowed to run, but in the 2014 not the 2010 election. Full Story

Courtesy Terrorism Research Center, Inc.

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