An Islamic cleric who preached at London’s Finsbury Park Mosque deployed followers for terrorist activities including a deadly hostage-taking and an attempt to set up training camp in Oregon, a prosecutor said.
An unmanned submarine trolling for the missing Malaysian Air plane completed its first full mission, as investigators sought to narrow the underwater search area after aircraft and ships failed to find any debris.
Film director and deep-sea explorer James Cameron said robot probes that were used on the wreck of the Titanic could be deployed to investigate debris from the missing Malaysian jet if it can be located on the ocean floor.
A submarine scouring the floor of the Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysian jet had to abort its maiden voyage after descending too deep, providing investigators with less than half the data the equipment was meant to capture.
Southeast Asian nations are progressing with China on a code of conduct for the contested South China Sea, with overcoming issues of sovereignty the “holy grail” of such a charter, Singapore’s Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen said.
Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law, the most senior al-Qaeda member to be tried in a U.S. civilian court, was convicted of aiding the group after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks by helping bring in new recruits and serving as a spokesman in fiery speeches broadcast around the globe.
Investigators stepping up scrutiny of the crew of the missing Malaysian Air passenger jet are piecing together a profile of the pilot, whose Facebook and YouTube postings show a man passionate about aviation, handy at repairs and supportive of the country’s political opposition.
Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law willingly agreed on Sept. 11, 2001, to speak on behalf of al- Qaeda in statements and videos to help attract new recruits and suicide bombers, a prosecutor told a federal jury in New York.