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  • 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...
  • Blair lashes out at 'evil ideology' at work in London bomb attacks

    LONDON - As the investigation into the London bombings fanned out to Pakistan, Egypt, Jamaica and the United States, Prime Minister Tony Blair vowed yesterday to confront the "evil ideology" of Islamic fanaticism that has inflicted despair on every...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Al-Qaida leader threatens more attacks on West

    LONDON - After weeks of speculation about al-Qaida ties to the London bombings on July 7, a video emerged yesterday of Osama bin Laden's top lieutenant and of a British Muslim who blew himself up in the attacks. In the video, the bomber proclaimed himself...
  • 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...
  • When President leads, the world will follow

    THE PRESENCE of British Prime Minister Tony Blair made clear that President Bush addressed not only Congress and the American people last night, but the world. The leadership he put on display was measured, not impetuous. Because Mr. Bush rose to the...
  • Pope's funeral set for Friday as thousands pay respects

    VATICAN CITY - Pope John Paul II took a nearly last journey yesterday, carried solemnly from his papal home, across St. Peter's Square and into the ancient basilica where he preached, as more than 100,000 pilgrims looked on. They then waited in a line...
  • Leaders around the world welcome pope

    LONDON - From Notre Dame in Paris to the Basilica of Guadalupe in Mexico City, cathedral bells tolled and prayers were offered yesterday to celebrate the election of Pope Benedict XVI. Roman Catholics and political and religious leaders around the...