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  • Afghan Shiites mourn during a funeral ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan on July 24, 2016.

    Members of Afghanistan's Hazara minority began burying those killed in Saturday's suicide attack with many blaming politicians for security failures.

  • Europe Security

    It's difficult to gain intelligence about potential attacks when lone actors are behind them, Stratfor's Chief Security Officer Fred Burton explains.

  • Refugees and migrants walk towards a makeshift camp near the village of Idomeni, Greece, March 21, 2016.

    Fallout from a failed military coup in Greece may exacerbate Europe's festering migrant crisis, EU leaders say.

  • U.S. soldiers watch Afghan police recruits at a shooting range during a training session in Kabul October 17, 2010.

    ISIS claimed responsibility for a suicide attack in the Afghan capital Kabul that killed at least 61 people and wounded more than 200.

  • SAO PAULO— Brazilian police have arrested another man suspected of belonging to a group that allegedly discussed carrying out attacks during the Olympics. The Federal Police Department says in a brief statement posted on its website that the man turned himself in Friday night in the central-western state of Mato Grosso. Justice Minister Alexandre de Moraes...

  • اسطنبول- في أسلوب جديد لمواجهة من يشتبه في تخطيطهم للانقلاب الفاشل، أعلنت الحكومة التركية اليوم السبت عن إغلاق ما يزيد على 2250 مؤسسة اجتماعية وتعليمية وصحية تزعم أنها تمثل تهديدا...

  • PARIS, July 23- A deadly shooting in Munich was a "disgusting terrorist attack" aimed at stirring up fear in Germany after France was targeted last week, French President Francois Hollande said on Saturday. "The terrorist attack that struck Munich killing many people is a disgusting act that aims to foment fear in Germany after other European countries," Hollande...

  • WARRI, Nigeria— The force majeure— or freedom from contractual obligations because of extraordinary circumstances— declared by ExxonMobil on Nigeria's largest crude stream could last a month because of extensive damage to its 300,000 barrel-a-day Qua Iboe export terminal, workers of the U.S.-based oil giant told The Associated Press on Friday.

  • Turkish solders at Taksim square as people protest against the military coup in Istanbul on July 16, 2016.

    It is too early to buy Turkish assets, despite the rout, Renaissance Capital said on Friday. Instead, it advocated investors look at Russia.

  • NEW YORK— The administrator of the federal compensation fund for Sept. 11 victims is stepping down after five years. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced Thursday that Sheila Birnbaum will leave her post as special master of the fund that disburses compensation awards to first responders, recovery workers and others affected by the Sept. 11, 2001 terror...

  • Two of the region's top carriers have warned that demand for flights is being weighed down by extremist attacks, shocks like Britain's vote to leave the European Union, Turkey's attempted military coup, strikes and severe weather. Germany's biggest carrier, Lufthansa, warned its profits would be lower than expected as "advance bookings, especially on...

  • ALEXANDROUPOLIS, Greece— Greek court sentences 8 Turkish military personnel who fled to Greece during attempted coup to 2 months in prison.

  • People gather in front of Parliament House to listen to official speeches during a rally in reaction to the attempted military coup on July 16, 2016 in Ankara, Turkey.

    Turkey's deputy prime minister has been on an investor charm offensive following last Friday's failed coup — but will it work?

  • Draghi speaks on Troika, Turkey Unrest

    European Central Bank president Mario Draghi says while the unrest in Turkey is likely to affect confidence, it’s very difficult to see a significant impact on the euro zone.

  • Tatour, an Arab citizen of Israel, is one of several hundred people detained in recent years for allegedly spreading incitement. Hoping to further clamp down on what it sees as the driving force behind a 10- month spate of Palestinian attacks, Israel is now preparing a law that aims to rein in content on social media, including Facebook, a platform it says plays a...

  • NEW YORK— Spooked by headlines about Zika, terrorism and mass shootings? Standard travel insurance may cover trip cancellations if a terror attack takes place shortly before your arrival, according to Rachael Taft of SquareMouth.com, a travel insurance comparison site. For example, depending on the policy, insured travelers cancelling trips to Nice, France,...

  • AMMAN, Jordan— A diplomat says the European Union has eased trade rules with Jordan to spur foreign investment in the kingdom and create jobs for Syrian refugees. EU ambassador to Jordan Andrea Matteo Fontana said Wednesday that new rules will allow a wider range of Jordanian products to be sold in Europe without tariffs, by permitting a greater percentage of...

  • NEW YORK— A record terrorism-related forfeiture order benefiting families of some Sept. 11 victims and others was reversed on appeal Wednesday, leaving in doubt what will happen to a $1 billion Manhattan office building at the center of the legal case. The 2nd Circuit decision written by Circuit Judge Richard C. Wesley said the buildings do not qualify as being...

  • Turkish parliament convenes for extraordinary session following the failed coup attempt on July 16, 2016 in Ankara, Turkey.

    Experts warn that the recent round of arrests and suspensions in Turkey are the latest attempts to weaken the rule of law and democracy.

  • ANKARA, Turkey— The Latest on the situation in Turkey after the failed military coup last week:. Turkey's president has declared a three-month state of emergency following a failed coup. State-run television in Greece says security checks have been heightened on the island of Symi following reports in the Turkish news media that fugitives from Turkey's armed...