Terrorism

UGC issued by PA shows Police restraining a man after he stabbed three people at Victoria Station in Manchester, England, late Monday Dec. 31, 2018. Two commuters - a man and woman in their 50s - were taken to hospital with knife injuries and a British Transport Police (BTP) officer was stabbed in the shoulder. Police said a man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and remains in custody. (Sam Clack/PA via AP)
January 01, 2019 - 1:27 pm
LONDON (AP) — Police in the English city of Manchester are quizzing a suspect and searching a house for clues about the "terror-related" stabbings of three people at a train station on New Year's Eve. The attack Monday night by a knife-wielding man yelling Islamic slogans brought terrorism back to...
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Police at Victoria Station in Manchester, England, late Monday Dec. 31, 2018 after a man had stabbed three people. Two commuters - a man and woman in their 50s - were taken to hospital with knife injuries and a British Transport Police (BTP) officer was stabbed in the shoulder. Police said a man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and remains in custody. (Pat Hurst/PA via AP)
January 01, 2019 - 7:13 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the stabbing of three people in Manchester (all times local): 12:10 p.m. Police in the English city of Manchester say they are treating the New Year's Eve stabbing of three people as a terrorist incident. Greater Manchester Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said Tuesday two...
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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2017, file photo, a police K-9 unit patrols in New York's Times Square where crowds were gathered for the annual New Year's Eve celebration. The New York Police Department is adding a drone this year to the security forces it uses to protect the huge crowds celebrating New Year's Eve in the city. (AP Photo/Go Nakamura, File)
December 30, 2018 - 10:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — It's an Auld Lang Syne of the times: For the first time, a police drone will be keeping watch over the New Year's Eve celebration in New York's Times Square. The unmanned eye-in-the-sky is the latest wrinkle in the New York City Police Department's ever-evolving plan to keep...
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December 29, 2018 - 2:33 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Dutch and German police on Saturday arrested five people suspected of preparing a terrorist act in the Netherlands. Dutch police said in a statement that four suspects were detained in Rotterdam and officers searched multiple locations. The statement said the investigation would...
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This photo released on the Facebook page of the Military Council of Manbij City, shows U.S. troops based around the Syrian town of Manbij speaking with residents, in northern Syria, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018. (The Military Council of Manbij City via AP)
December 28, 2018 - 11:57 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments related to Syria (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Iran's official IRNA news agency is reporting that the country's foreign ministry has welcomed the Syrian army's announcement that its troops had entered the northern town of Manbij. The Friday report quotes...
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December 27, 2018 - 11:02 am
HELSINKI (AP) — Swedish prosecutors say they have charged three men with preparing an extremist attack, and they were also charged along with three other men for financing the Islamic State group. The state prosecutor's office said in a statement Thursday that the main three suspects allegedly...
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Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamed Siala gives a press conference after an attack on the ministry of foreign affairs building, in Tripoli, Libya, Tuesday, Dec, 25, 2018. Security officials said Tuesday that a suicide bomber targeted Libya's Foreign Ministry in Tripoli, killing several people. The officials said a second attacker was shot dead by guards before he could detonate his explosive vest. No one immediately claimed the attack, which bore the hallmarks of the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Mohamed Ben Khalifa)
December 25, 2018 - 11:03 am
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — A suicide bomber targeted the entrance of Libya's Foreign Ministry in Tripoli on Tuesday, killing three people, including a prominent militia leader, according to security officials. The officials said a second attacker was shot dead by guards before he could detonate his...
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Afghan security forces arrive at the site of an explosion and attack by gunmen, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Dec. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
December 24, 2018 - 4:42 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber and extremists armed with assault rifles and explosives attacked a government building in the Afghan capital in an eight-hour-long siege that left 29 people dead and more than 20 wounded, authorities said. It ended when the three gunmen were killed. The...
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This photo released on the Facebook page of the Military Council of Manbij City, shows U.S. troops based around the Syrian town of Manbij speaking with residents, in northern Syria, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018. (The Military Council of Manbij City via AP)
December 24, 2018 - 2:45 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Turkish-backed Syrian fighters said Monday they are preparing to move into eastern Syria alongside Turkish troops once American forces withdraw, and that they are already massing on the front line of a town held by Kurdish-led forces. The U.S. pullout will leave the oil-rich eastern...
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December 23, 2018 - 1:13 pm
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's state news agency is reporting that a top aide to President Bashar Assad has visited Egypt to discuss political and security issues, including efforts to combat terrorism. Syria's news agency SANA said Sunday National Security chief Maj. Gen. Ali Mamlouk traveled to...
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