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Wars and Military Conflicts Terrorism

  • NICOSIA, Cyprus— The European Union's security chief has urged the bloc's 28 members to work together to combat illegal extremist content on the internet, saying there is "far too much" of it online. Security Commissioner Julian King says each attack in Europe over the last year "had a link with online terrorist content." King also said that the terror threat across...

  • LONDON- British counter-terrorism police said on Friday they believed they had found the source of the Novichok nerve agent that killed a woman in southwest England and left her partner critically ill in hospital. QUETTA, Pakistan- A suicide bomber killed 128 people at an election rally in southwestern Pakistan in the second election-related attack on...

  • Palestinian teenager killed in Israel- Gaza border protests. GAZA- Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian teenager during protests along the Gaza border on Friday, Gaza medical officials said, and an Israeli soldier was wounded during the demonstrations that had turned violent, the military said. QUETTA, Pakistan- A suicide bomber killed 128 people at an...

  • U.S. regulators Friday approved the first treatment for smallpox— a deadly disease that was wiped out four decades ago— in case the virus is used in a terror attack. Smallpox, which is highly contagious, was eradicated worldwide by 1980 after a huge vaccination campaign. Maker SIGA Technologies of New York has already delivered 2 million treatments that will be...

  • Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday accused Iran of using its embassies to plot terrorist attacks in Europe and warned Tehran that its actions have "a real high cost" after it threatened to disrupt Mideast oil supplies. Pompeo's comments came during a short trip to the United Arab Emirates, a staunch U.S. ally, and as senior U.S. officials were wrapping up...

  • UK counter-terrorism chief says two people in Wiltshire poisoned with Novichok nerve agent. AMESBURY, England- Britains counter-terrorism chief said on Wednesday that two people who are critically ill in hospital in Wiltshire were exposed to the Novichok nerve agent, the same toxin that was used in an attack on ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal.

  • DAKAR, June 19- Mali said on Tuesday that some of its soldiers were implicated in "gross violations" after the discovery of some mass graves in its troubled central region plagued by violence between security forces and Islamist militants. The statement from the Defence Ministry followed local media reports that 25 bodies had been found in mass graves after a...

  • DAKAR, June 19- Mali said on Tuesday that some of its soldiers were implicated in "gross violations" after the discovery of some mass graves in its troubled central region plagued by violence between security forces and Islamist militants. The statement from the Defence Ministry followed local media reports that 25 bodies had been found in mass graves after a...

  • Combatting extremist content and recruitment online

    Amb. Marc Ginsberg, Counter Extremism Project and former U.S. ambassador to Morocco, discusses the growing issue of extremists publishing content and recruiting on social media sites like Facebook.

  • BRUSSELS, June 14- Immigration and terrorism are the two top concerns for the European Union as a bloc, but trust in the EU and optimism about its future are on the rise, a European Commission poll showed. Paradoxically, the highest level of concern about the issue was registered in countries were immigration is minimal-- Estonia, the Czech Republic and Hungary.

  • A view of Yemen's rebel-held Red Sea port of Hodeida on November 7, 2017.

    The assault marks the first time the Arab states have tried to capture such a heavily-defended major city since they joined the war three years ago.

  • MUMBAI, June 8- U.S. television studio ABC has apologised to Indian fans of its crime drama "Quantico" after an episode featuring Indian nationalists trying to frame Pakistan in a terrorist plot sparked online outrage against Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra, who plays a lead role in the show. "The episode has stirred a lot of emotion, much of which is unfairly aimed...

  • MUMBAI, June 8- U.S. television studio ABC has apologized to Indian fans of its crime drama "Quantico" after an episode featuring Indian nationalists trying to frame Pakistan in a terrorist plot sparked online outrage against Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra, who plays a lead role in the show. "The episode has stirred a lot of emotion, much of which is unfairly aimed...

  • Cyber attacks are a form of 'hybrid warfare'

    Giuseppe Nobile of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation says some states are using a variety of cyber attacks as a form of hybrid warfare.

  • This picture taken on May 13, 2018 shows a man looking at burnt-out motorcycles following a bomb blast outside the Surabaya Centre Pentecostal Church (Surabaya Gereja Pantekosta Pusat) in Surabaya, East Java province.

    Indonesian and Philippine defense officials over the weekend warned of the dangers of terrorism carried out by families.

  • Frontex police escort migrants, who are being deported from Lesbos, onto a ferry before it returns to Turkey on April 4, 2016, in Lesbos, Greece.

    The determining factor in Europe's forthcoming elections will be migration over anything else, Hungary's foreign affairs and trade minister told CNBC.

  • A police officer looks inside the Bombay Bhel restaurant, where two unidentified men set off a bomb late Thursday night, wounding more than a dozen people, in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada May 25, 2018.

    Two suspects are sought after 15 people were transported from the scene of the blast, police said.

  • US president Donald Trump and Russia's president Vladimir Putin

    The State Department pondered placing the label of state sponsor of terror on Putin’s government after the attack on the former Russian spy. Instead, the Trump administration continued to treat Russia as a partner in fighting terrorism even as evidence of its misbehavior continues, ProPublica reports.

  • The United Nations' human rights chief issued a scathing critique of Israel's policy toward Gaza on Friday.

  • A masked interpreter, left, patrols the streets of Baghdad with a US Army unit.

    Muqtada al-Sadr is in the rare position of opposing both the U.S. and Iran, his win reflecting the demand for an Iraqi state run by Iraqis.