Terrorist and Organized Criminal Search Data Base

Section: Flash Points

Manhunt continues for bombing suspect: Authorities are focusing their hunt in Watertown on Dzhokhar ...

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Less than seven hours after the FBI releases images of Boston bombing suspects, one is killed in a shootout with police, the other remains the target... read more >>


Egypt's opposition protesters clash with Islamists

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Opposition protesters in Egypt have clashed with members of the governing Muslim Brotherhood in several towns, leaving scores of people injured. In C... read more >>


Colombian police seize cocaine stashed in bricks

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Police in Colombia say they have seized half a tonne of cocaine hidden in a shipment of bricks. Officers said the drugs had a value of $1.7m (£1.1m)... read more >>


Afghan suicide attack kills five police in Jalalabad

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Five police officers have been killed in a suicide attack on a police station in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, officials have told the BBC. T... read more >>


Burma communal riots prompt more curfews

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Curfews have been imposed on three more Burmese towns as attacks on Muslim communities spread closer to Rangoon. Mosques and other Muslim buildings h... read more >>


N Korea 'combat posture to hit US'

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A KCNA state TV newsreader announces that North Korea is in "combat duty posture No 1" Continue reading the main story Related Stories S Korean ... read more >>


Islamist rebels attack Mali town

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The BBC's Thomas Fessy is embedded with the French army on operations in a mountainous desert bordering Algeria Continue reading the main story Mali ... read more >>


Iran 'arrests 11 journalists with foreign contacts'

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ran 'arrests 11 journalists with foreign contacts' Behind the scenes at the new BBC Persian television channel The BBC recently accused Iran of intimi... read more >>


Ukraine Gongadze case: Court convicts journalist's killer

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Ukraine Gongadze case: Court convicts journalist's killer Olexiy Pukach in court in Kiev, 29 January Olexiy Pukach is a former police general Continue... read more >>


Julian Ponder jailed for six years for Bali drug possession

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ulian Ponder jailed for six years for Bali drug possession The BBC's Karishma Vaswani says Julian Ponder looked visibly relieved as the sentence was ... read more >>



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