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MI5 Warns Al Qaeda Planning Attacks On West

Posted On January 09, 2015

(London) -- Britain's top security chief says al Qaeda militants in Syria are planning attacks in the West. Andrew Parker, the head of Britain's MI-5 Security Service, said Thursday that militants are planning to inflict mass casualties, possibly against transport systems or "iconic targets." In a rare public speech at MI-5 headquarters in London, Parker…

Indonesia Helicopters Load ‘Lifting Balloons’ To Raise AirAsia Jet Tail

Posted On January 08, 2015

(Pangkalan Bun, Indonesia) -- Indonesian search teams are hoping balloons will help raise the tail section of an AirAsia jet off the bottom of the sea. The lifting balloons were loaded onto helicopters ahead of an operation to aid in finding the black boxes that could reveal the cause of the air disaster. AirAsia Flight…

Suspect In Paris Attack Trained In Yemen

Posted On January 08, 2015

(Paris) -- One of two brothers suspected in the deadly attack on a French satirical magazine trained in Yemen. Sources close to the investigation say Said Kouachi trained with al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula for several months. He and his younger brother are the subject of a massive manhunt in France following the killing of…

Foreigners Can Now Serve In Russian Military

Posted On January 08, 2015

(Moscow) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree allowing foreign citizens to serve in the Russian military. Tom Barton reports.   Play Clip

Report: Paris Attack Suspects Rob Gas Station

Posted On January 08, 2015

(Paris) -- The two main suspects in the attack on the Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris are thought to have robbed a gas station in northeastern France. Reporter Natalie Powell says the attack on the service station was reportedly violent   It's also reported the getaway car they used in Paris was found to have…