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France suspect dead after resisting arrest: police source

The alleged Al-Qaeda militant believed responsible for a killing spree is dead, a police source said Thursday, after he resisted a raid on his besieged home in southern France. Three police were wounded in the assault, one “fairly seriously”, with journalists able to hear sustained gunfire from at least two…

@PresHamidKarzai Twitter account a fake

The Afghan presidency confirmed Monday that a fake Twitter account had been set up in the name of Hamid Karzai, one which described a US soldier’s killing of 16 Afghan civilians as an “act of war”. The handle @PresHamidKarzai, which began tweeting on Monday with the announcement: “Welcome to my…

Police to question Breivik today, but no trial before 2012

Norwegian police said they will question Anders Behring Breivik again on Friday as new information emerged about his killing spree and prosecutors said he would not go on trial before 2012. This will be the second time that police interrogate the far-right extremist since Saturday, the morning after his shooting…

E.U. terror experts meet as Norway opens terror investigation

Norway’s prime minister announced an independent review into last week’s massacre, as European anti-terror experts were to meet Thursday to examine ways of preventing a repeat of an Oslo-style massacre. Amid growing criticism that it took officers too long to halt a killing spree by Anders Behring Breivik that left…

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