New Taliban Group Named After Tora Bora Setup

AFGHANISTAN

New Taliban Group Named After Tora Bora Setup

A new Taliban group named after Tora Bora has been set up by the son of late Afghan mujahedeen leader Maulvi Yunis Khalis to organize resistance to U.S.-led foreign forces primarily in eastern Afghanistan. (ABC News)

IRAQ

Woman Bomber Kills 41 at Baghdad College

A female suicide bomber triggered a ball bearing-packed charge Sunday, killing at least 41 people at a mostly Shiite college whose main gate was left littered with blood-soaked student notebooks and papers amid the bodies. (AP)

Fuel Tanker Bomb Kills 40 in Iraq

A fuel tanker rigged with explosives killed 40 people when it blew up near a Sunni mosque in western Iraq on Saturday, a day after the mosque's imam had criticized Al- Qaeda militants, police and residents said. (Reuters)

Iraqi Vice President Escapes Bomb Blast

Iraq's vice president escaped an apparent assassination attempt Monday after a bomb exploded in municipal offices where he was making a speech, knocking him down with the force of the blast that left at least 10 people dead. (AP)

U.S. Forces in Iraq Say Found More Iran-Made Weapons

The U.S. military showed on Monday what it said was further evidence of Iranian-made weapons being used by Iraqi militants fighting American troops, including components to build sophisticated roadside bombs. (Reuters)

Al Sadr: Baghdad Security Plan Is Doomed

The leader of Iraq's biggest Shiite militia complained Sunday that bombs "continue to explode" in Baghdad and that U.S.-led security crackdown is doomed to fail, issuing a statement the same day a suicide attacker struck outside a college campus, killing at least 41 people. (AP)

U.K.

Cleric Loses Deportation Appeal

Radical Islamic cleric Abu Qatada has lost his appeal against a Home Office move to deport him to Jordan. (BBC)

U.S.

Jury Slaps Defense Giant for Neglecting National Security

A jury awarded nearly $5 million to a worker at a top secret research laboratory who was fired after trying to catch foreign hackers stealing sensitive information from U.S. computers. (ABC News)

Firebombs Used in India Rail Attack Have U.S. Officials Worried

The kerosene bombs that killed nearly 70 aboard a highly symbolic India-Pakistan train Feb. 18 have sparked new worries among U.S. law enforcement authorities, who noted the success of the cheap, lethal, easy-to-make-and-deploy terror device, ABC News has learned. (ABC News)

Making Money: New England Town Prints Up Its Own Currency

It might sound like some kind of criminal scheme, but it's actually a perfectly legal tactic in one small town's battle against the big forces of globalization. (ABC News)

SOMALIA

US Warship Tackles Somali Pirates

A US warship is heading towards the Somali coast where a United Nations-chartered cargo ship was hijacked by pirates, say aid officials. (BBC)

SERBIA

Serbia Failed To Prevent Genocide, UN Court Rules

The United Nations' highest court ruled Monday that Serbia failed to use its influence with Bosnian Serbs to prevent the genocide of Bosnian Muslims at Srebrenica, but exonerated Serbia of direct responsibility for genocide or complicity in genocide during the 1992-1995 war. (AP)

MIDDLE EAST

Report: U.S., Sunnis Combat Iranian 'Shiite Crescent'

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