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Saudi officials seize explosives in causeway raid

Customs authorities seized almost 31kg of explosives and detonators from a car trying to enter Saudi Arabia from Bahrain at King Fahad Causeway yesterday, said a report. Eleven tin-coated bags containing highly explosive RDX paste

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Dozens held across Europe in anti-terror raids

Belgian, French and German police interrogated dozens of Islamist suspects on Friday during anti-terror sweeps across Europe after last week's killings in Paris and raids in Belgium in which two gunmen were killed. Much of Europe re

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Algeria's In Amenas gas plant returning to normal after attack

Normal operations are resuming at a major gas plant in Algeria, 18 months after a raid by Islamist militants killed 40 employees, with full output expected in a few months, one of the plant's operators said.  

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Gunmen storm Libyan parliament

Gunmen stormed the Libyan parliament on Sunday and raided lawmakers' offices, a deputy said. Lawmaker Omar Bushah told Reuters gunmen had entered the General National Congress (GNC) and set the building on fire.

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Four die during Saudi police raid

Two Saudi security officers and two people they were trying to detain were killed in a gunfight on Thursday in the eastern town of Al-Awamiya, the government said. The area has seen many anti-government protests. An

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US captures Al Qaeda leader in Libya

US forces launched raids in Libya and Somalia on Saturday, two weeks after the deadly Islamist attack on a Nairobi shopping mall, capturing a top Al Qaeda figure wanted for the 1998 US embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania, US officials said.

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Egyptian forces raid Al Jazeera office

The Qatari-owned media company Al Jazeera reported on Sunday that Egyptian security forces had raided its Cairo office. But a Reuters cameraman outside the office in the centre of the city said he saw no sign of a raid.

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Xerox launches new loyalty programme

Xerox, the document management company, recently launched its new loyalty programme, which lets customers validate the authenticity of Xerox products. Genuine Xerox Rewards also lets customers redeem points for Xerox equipment or

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Egypt says no more raids on democracy groups

Egyptian officials have assured the US they will halt raids on pro-democracy and human rights groups and return property seized in a crackdown that strained ties with Washington, US officials said. US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and the

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Police raid Bharti, Vodafone offices in India

India's federal police on Saturday conducted searches at Vodafone's Indian unit and Bharti Airtel's offices seeking details on spectrum allocation by the government to operators between 2001-02. The searches were in regard to p

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