Topic: Western Europe
Al Qaeda-linked terror threats in Europe this fall put intelligence and security forces, as well as the public, on edge. Most recently, Germany ramped up its security in anticipation of a possible attack. Below, an overview of those threats and incidents:
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Norway's treasured fiords provided a place for contemplation.
10/27/2010 03:33 pm
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10/06/2010 03:16 pm
France warned its citizens traveling to Britain to be especially vigilant, saying a terrorist attack on public transport or tourist sites is 'highly likely.'
10/06/2010 11:36 am
France arrested 12 suspects in three cities. Western governments are focusing on 'homegrown' terrorism amid concerns that Al Qaeda is tapping sympathizers with citizenship in Western countries.
10/05/2010 03:29 pm
You have booked tickets for the Paris International Photo Fair or perhaps your son is already in Berlin studying German. Now that the US State Department has issued a “travel advisory” for Europe, what should you do? Cancel the trip? Bring junior home? Professional travel advisers say it is too soon to hit the panic button. Here are eight things you can consider doing:
10/04/2010 06:30 pm
The Irish economy is collapsing, but the buying power of gold has never been stronger.
10/04/2010 04:05 pm