Tag Archives: Belgium

THE WORLD’S LARGEST DIAMOND HEIST IN MODERN HISTORY

03.12.09 The Diamond District, Antwerp, Belgium. Leonardo Notarbartolo strolls into the prison visiting room trailing a guard as if the guy were his personal assistant. The other convicts in this eastern Belgian prison turn to look. Notarbartolo nods and smiles … Continue reading

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HEZBOLLAH’S ORGANISED CRIMINAL ENTERPRISES IN EUROPE

Hezbollah’s Organized Criminal Enterprises in Europe Hezbollah plots in Europe over the past year exposed a return to violent operations being conducted by the Iranian supported Lebanese Shi’ite group. Plots in Bulgaria and Cyprus led to a rigorous debate among … Continue reading

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STUDENTS ACCUSED OF PLANE PLOT – Thursday June 27 2013

– Police have carried out raids in Germany and Belgium targeting an alleged Islamist plot by university aeronautics students to use remotely controlled planes for a terrorist attack. German authorities searched nine homes and properties in the Stuttgart area, around … Continue reading

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AUSTRALIANS FIGHTING WITH SYRIA RADICALS – Sunday May 12 2013

– The four Australians killed in Syria’s civil war since August were fighting Assad forces and not providing humanitarian aid as claimed, according to the websites of jihadist groups. Posts on online forums, including some linked with the al-Qaeda affiliate … Continue reading

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THE TALENTED MONSIEUR BOURDIN – Saturday October 6 2012

– “It’s rare,” said Bart Layton, director of new documentary “The Imposter”, “to happen upon a story that if it were a work of fiction would feel far-fetched.” “The Imposter” is just such a story. It begins with a 13-year-old … Continue reading

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