Terrorism

November 23, 2018 - 7:59 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the situation in Afghanistan (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has condemned Friday's attack in a mosque inside an army base in eastern Afghanistan that killed 27 soldiers calling it "anti-Islamic and inhumane." In a statement, Ghani...
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In this Nov 17, 2018, photo, a man feeds pigeons outside the iconic Taj Mahal Palace hotel, the epicenter of the 2008 terror attacks that killed 166 people in Mumbai, India. Thirty-one people died inside the hotel, including staff trying to guide the guests to safety. Visceral images of smoke leaping out of the city landmark have come to define the 60-hour siege. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
November 23, 2018 - 5:34 am
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Ten years ago, chef Raghu Deora stood face-to-face with death. He was in the kitchen of the Taj Mahal Palace hotel's private club, The Chambers, when four gunmen walked in with assault rifles and sprayed the guests and hotel staff with bullets. He tried to hide, but his efforts...
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FILE - In this Friday, May 26, 2017 file photo, people stand next to tributes placed in St Ann's Square in central Manchester, England, after Monday's bombing. A major British parliamentary report found Thursday Nov. 22, 2018, that shortcomings by security services led to missed opportunities to possibly prevent last year's lethal extremist attack at Manchester Arena. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti, File)
November 22, 2018 - 8:44 am
LONDON (AP) — A major British parliamentary report found Thursday that shortcomings by security services led to missed opportunities to possibly prevent last year's lethal extremist attack at Manchester Arena. The Intelligence and Security Committee, which investigated five terror attacks that took...
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In this Nov. 20, 2018 photo a man acting as a terrorist shoots a mock victim during an anti-terror exercise at the Cologne-Bonn-airport in Cologne, western Germany. About 1 000 police and rescue staff trained how to react on a terror attack in the so far biggest exercise on a German airport. (Marius Becker/dpa via AP)
November 21, 2018 - 3:15 am
BERLIN (AP) — German police have conducted a large-scale anti-terror drill at Cologne-Bonn airport, in the west of the country, amid ongoing concerns about the threat posed by Islamic extremists. Some 1,000 officers took part in the exercise early Wednesday, which took into account insight from...
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Injured men receive treatment at a hospital after a suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan, Nov. 20, 2018. Afghan officials said the suicide bomber targeted a gathering of Muslim religious scholars in Kabul. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
November 20, 2018 - 10:44 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber targeted a gathering of hundreds of Islamic scholars in the Afghan capital on Tuesday, killing at least 50 people as Muslims marked the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad. Another 83 people were wounded in the attack, with 20 of them in critical condition...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, April 26, 2018, Syrians brought to The Hague by Russia face the media, in a move to discredit reports of an April 7, 2018, chemical weapons attack in the Syrian town of Douma, in The Hague, Netherlands. At a heated session of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons’ annual conference, on Monday Nov. 19, 2018, western powers clashed with Russia over a decision to set up a new investigative team which could name the perpetrators of chemical attacks. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, FILE)
November 20, 2018 - 11:41 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The global chemical weapons watchdog's initiative to apportion blame for poison gas and nerve agent attacks survived two institutional challenges from Russia on Tuesday and is set to become operational next year. The U.S. and other Western powers at the Organization for the...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, April 26, 2018, Syrians brought to The Hague by Russia face the media, in a move to discredit reports of an April 7, 2018, chemical weapons attack in the Syrian town of Douma, in The Hague, Netherlands. At a heated session of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons’ annual conference, on Monday Nov. 19, 2018, western powers clashed with Russia over a decision to set up a new investigative team which could name the perpetrators of chemical attacks. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, FILE)
November 19, 2018 - 12:03 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The U.S. and Western powers on Monday clashed with Russia and others over whether the global chemical weapons watchdog could start apportioning blame for poison gas and nerve agent attacks. At a heated session of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons' annual...
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November 16, 2018 - 12:18 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — A court in Istanbul convicted six people and sentenced them to life in prison for involvement in an extremist attack at Istanbul's main airport that killed 45 people and was blamed on the Islamic State group, Turkey's state-run news agency reported Friday. The six were convicted of...
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November 15, 2018 - 5:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is reducing its counterterrorism forces in Africa and studying whether to make similar moves elsewhere in the world as part of a broad effort to shift American military focus toward what it calls threats from Russia and China. The planned 10 percent cut from U.S...
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In this Nov. 3, 2014 photo, Jawad Nasrallah, the second eldest son of of Hezbollah leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah, films his father addressing his supporters, in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon. Jawad, who was designated by the U.S. State Department this week as a "global terrorist," is a poet and music lover who moves around without security and whose role within the group is shrouded in secrecy. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
November 15, 2018 - 12:02 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The son of Lebanon's Hezbollah leader designated by the U.S. State Department this week as a "global terrorist" is a poet and music lover who moves around without security and whose role within the group is shrouded in secrecy. Jawad Nasrallah, the 37-year-old father of four, is the...
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