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  • U.S. faces growing Mideast quandary

    WASHINGTON - The deadly truck bombing at the United Nations compound in Baghdad two days ago underscores the continued U.S. inability to pacify Iraq and appears to push President Bush's goal of a transformed Middle East further into the future. Far...
  • Bomb suspect might fight extradition to Britain, his attorney indicates

    ROME - A suspect in the botched London subway bombings made an initial Italian court appearance yesterday, and there were indications that he would fight extradition to Britain. The capture of a man identified as Osman Hussain, an Ethiopian-born...
  • Seven foreigners detained in Britain for deportation

    LONDON - British authorities detained seven foreigners yesterday for deportation as threats to national security, and the government backed a police proposal to hold militant suspects for up to three months without charge. Civil rights activists...
  • 4 bombings in London elevate fear

    LONDON - A second wave of bombings echoed through London's transit system yesterday, shutting down much of the city for hours and leaving commuters and residents jittery with fears that a sustained campaign of violence may be under way. One person was...
  • Psychological stakes raised by repeat attacks

    WASHINGTON - Terrorism specialists have always dreaded incidents like yesterday's bombings in London: back-to-back attacks designed to ratchet up the public's fears. The psychological impact of repeat attacks on the same target, analysts said, makes it...
  • Blair defends Iraq policy in face of London terror attacks

    LONDON - Prime Minister Tony Blair dismissed as "nonsense" yesterday the notion that his Iraq policy prompted London's terror bombings, as police confirmed the latest two suspects named in the attacks are legal East African immigrants, one of them a...
  • Queen urges resolve in face of terror as Britain remembers

    LONDON - Londoners flocked to churches yesterday to grieve and to pray for the victims in last week's transit bombings as thousands prepared to return to work and the city center today for the first time since the attacks. Far below ground, rescue...
  • Britain lists criteria for banning radicals

    LONDON - Britain will deport any non-citizen who foments, justifies or glorifies terrorist violence, Home Secretary Charles Clarke said yesterday, unveiling toughened criteria for remaining in the country in response to the July attacks on the transit...
  • 3 of 4 tied to blasts traveled to Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Three of the four Britons identified as the London bombers visited Pakistan this year, two traveling together, Pakistani officials confirmed yesterday. Investigators are trying to find out whether their trips were connected with...
  • Blair proposes strict anti-terrorism measures

    LONDON - With his nation still bruised from last month's bombings, British Prime Minister Tony Blair announced yesterday tougher anti-terrorism measures that include shutting down radical mosques and deporting Islamic clerics who preach violence and hate....
  • Chemist questioned in London bombings

    CAIRO, Egypt - Egyptian police were interrogating a 33-year-old biochemist last night who was seized in connection with last week's London bombings, as relatives denied that he had anything to do with the deadly suicide blasts. Cairo police seized...
  • Britain detains Muslim radicals

    LONDON - Britain moved swiftly to implement its promised crackdown on "preachers of hate," launching a series of early-morning raids yesterday to round up 10 Muslim extremists, including Abu Qatada, a cleric who often is described as al-Qaida's "spiritual...