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# terrorist - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Plan to shut down mobile phones in G8 terror event signed into law G8

Plan to shut down mobile phones in G8 terror event signed into law

Áras an Úachtaráin says the President has signed the Criminal Justice Bill, which allows networks to be shut down in emergencies.

# terrorist - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

President Higgins asked to sign 'mobile phone shutdown' laws early G8

President Higgins asked to sign 'mobile phone shutdown' laws early

The Government wants the new Criminal Justice Bill to be on the statute books before next week’s G8 summit.

# terrorist - Thursday 23 May, 2013

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here are the nine things to know before you start your Thursday.

# terrorist - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Mobile phone networks could be shut off during G8 due to terror threats

If amendments to legislation are approved, Minister Shatter said that mobile phone companies will be able to shut down networks in areas during the G8.

# terrorist - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Leading anti-death penalty lawyer to defend Boston bombings suspect

Several of Judy Clarke’s previous high-profile clients have avoided the death penalty.

# terrorist - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Terrorist explosion kills nine in Damascus

The explosion took place in the central district of Marjeh, Syrian state television said.

# terrorist - Friday 22 March, 2013

Man sentenced to six years for firearms and terrorist-related offences in Belfast

In September 2010, detectives incovered large quantity of firearms and ammunition from a workshop at the rear of the man’s home.

# terrorist - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Upscale NYC couple arrested after bomb making equipment found

The woman, who is a doctor’s daughter and has just given birth, shocked neighbours in her picturesque Manhattan village.

# terrorist - Sunday 2 December, 2012

Fifteen killed in Syria car bombing

Straight after the attack, hundreds of people began to protest against President Bashar al-Assad, according to activists, as some blamed the regime for the attack.

# terrorist - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Car bombs rip through Damascus killing 34

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for today’s suicide bombings.

# terrorist - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

CCTV footage shows Anders Breivik parking van at explosion scene Norway This post contains videos

CCTV footage shows Anders Breivik parking van at explosion scene

The video footage also shows the damage done by the bomb which killed eight people.

# terrorist - Friday 2 November, 2012

From The Daily Edge Chris Brown's mother defends his Halloween costume on Twitter Chris Brown

Chris Brown's mother defends his Halloween costume on Twitter

Can Chris Brown do ANYTHING right? Dressing as a terrorist for Halloween probably wasn’t the best idea.

# terrorist - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Man arrested over plot to blow up Federal Reserve in New York

The man believed he was about to detonate a car bomb outside the Federal Reserve – but the FBI had been closely watching him for some time and foiled the attack.

# terrorist - Saturday 23 June, 2012

US warns of 'imminent attack' in Kenya's Mombasa

US government travel to Mombasa suspended and citizens warned of threat of attack at the popular tourist destination.

# terrorist - Sunday 20 May, 2012

Lockerbie bomber dies in Libya: report

The only person convicted of the PanAm bombing which killed 270 people has reportedly died today.

# terrorist - Monday 14 May, 2012

Survivors of Breivik gun attack describe shootings

Victims of the Utoya island attack describe their efforts to escape from the gunman.

# terrorist - Monday 2 May, 2011

The world reacts to the death of Bin Laden

While jubilant crowds have gathered in New York to celebrate the mastermind of the 11 September attacks, world leaders also welcome the news but warn that the threat of extremist terror is not over.

US official: Bin Laden's body buried at sea

A US official has said that the body of Osama bin Laden has been buried at sea – as Islamic practice and tradition calls for the body to be buried within 24 hours of death.

# terrorist - Monday 31 January, 2011

Domodedovo airport attack targeted foreigners, say officials

Investigators of last week’s bomb attack at a Moscow airport say they have identified the suicide bomber but continue to search for his accomplices.