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'Jihadi John' part of network linked to failed London bombers - court papers

Mar 02, 2015

'Jihadi John' part of network linked to failed London bombers - court papers

LONDON (Reuters) - Islamist militant Mohammed Emwazi, identified as 'Jihadi John', was a member of a network in contact with one of the men convicted of trying to bomb the British capital's underground railway in 2005, according to the government. The man dubbed by British media "Jihadi John" has fronted Islamic State videos from Syria that showed either the killing or bodies of victims including British, U.S. and Japanese citizens and Syrian soldiers. #facebook #India #London #Technology #Arabic #Russia #markets #author #opinion
Nepal army officer accused of torture in London court

Feb 27, 2015

Nepal army officer accused of torture in London court

LONDON (Reuters) - A Nepali army officer was accused by a British prosecutor on Friday of torturing two men in 2005, during his countrys civil war, in a rare use of laws that allow British courts to prosecute certain serious crimes wherever they took place. Kumar Lama, 48, is on trial at London's Old Bailey court, charged with two counts of torture on Nepali citizens at an army barracks in Nepal. He has pleaded not guilty. #United States #China #London #Brazil #Arabic #markets #Argentina #United Kingdom #Mexico #opinion
'Jihadi John' killer from Islamic State beheading videos unmasked as Londoner

Feb 27, 2015

'Jihadi John' killer from Islamic State beheading videos unmasked as Londoner

LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The masked "Jihadi John" killer who fronted Islamic State beheading videos has been identified as Mohammed Emwazi, a British computer programming graduate from a well-to-do London family. The black-clad militant brandishing a knife and speaking with an English accent was shown in videos released by Islamic State (IS) apparently decapitating hostages including Americans, Britons and Syrians #London #Brazil #Arabic #markets #Videos #Italy #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico #author #article
Priya Pillai writes: Speaking out the most patriotic thing I have ever done

Feb 24, 2015

Priya Pillai writes: Speaking out the most patriotic thing I have ever done

In an exclusive post, Greenpeace India activist Priya Pillai writes about the Indian government's gag order against her and her right to defend the rights of tribals and protect the environment. #World #India #BJP #London #OECD #Essar #Madhya Pradesh #Activism #Greenpeace #Mahan #Priya Pillai #APPG
3 London schoolgirls on trip to Syria, police fear they may join Islamic State

Feb 20, 2015

3 London schoolgirls on trip to Syria, police fear they may join Islamic State

Scotland Yard on Friday launched a bid to rescue three missing London schoolgirls, believed to be of Bangladeshi origin, who are feared to have travelled to Turkey to join the dreaded Islamic State terrorists in Syria. #World #Terrorism #London #Syria #Scotland Yard #Turkey #Istanbul #Schools #islamic-state

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Was London's brutal attack really terrorism?

May 23, 2013

Was London's brutal attack really terrorism?

By repeatedly using the term in news reports, does that make the public's sense of being terrorised worse than the same crime if it was only described as "murder"? #World #ToTheContrary #Terrorism #England #English Defence League #Islamist terror #Woolwich #London beheading #London terror attack
Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the Paralympics

Sep 03, 2012

Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the Paralympics

What Pistorius achieved by complaining that the IPC needed to clarify the rules about the length of blades for Paralympic athletes, was to make the games even more mainstream. #HowThisWorks #Oscar Pistorius #Blade runner #London 2012 #Paralympics #Alan Oliveira