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Man Arrested on Explosives Charges in Rural CA

A Johannesburg, California man who allegedly made threats against local and federal law enforcement agencies on social media was arrested Saturday after authorities found a cache of explosives at his home. Todd Sloan, 51, was arrested without incident at a gas

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Mali Terror Attack Ropes China into Struggle Against Jihad

Last week’s Islamist terror attack on a hotel in Mali counted three Chinese railway executives among its 19 dead. On Thursday, China’s Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, promised increased security cooperation with African nations in the wake of the attack.

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South Africa Arrests 200 Immigrants in Raid Following Xenophobic Attacks

South African law enforcement has arrested 198 illegal immigrants in a raid in Johannesburg, following weeks of violent attacks on known foreigners and foreigner-owned small businesses by South African natives for unspecified “criminal activity.” The number of those arrested in one night is about 100 less than the total of those arrested for participating in riots and attacks that have taken the lives of seven and caused an international firestorm against the South African government.