Tag Archives: Terrorism

22Oct/17

UK police end armed hostage-taking at English leisure complex -BBC

NUNEATON, ENGLAND, UK (OCTOBER 22, 2017) (POPA MARIAN) – British police ended an armed hostage siege on Sunday (October 22), the BBC reported, saying there were no casualties after a gunman took two staff members hostage at a bowling alley in a leisure complex in central England. Continue reading

26May/17

UK police say they have some key players behind Manchester bombing

LONDON, BRITAIN (MAY 26, 2017) (UK POOL) – British police have arrested a “large part of the network” behind this week’s Manchester suicide bombing but more arrests are likely, the country’s top counter-terrorism officer said on Friday (May 26).
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07Apr/17

Three killed as truck drives into crowd in Swedish capital – police

Three people are killed after a truck drives into a crowd on a shopping street in central Stockholm.

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22Mar/17

Four dead, 20 injured in UK parliament ‘terrorist’ attack

Police confirm that at least four people have died in the attack outside the country’s parliament in London. Continue reading

09Sep/16

The U.S. prepares to mark the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks

The United States prepares to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.

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26Jan/16
President John Dramani Mahama of Ghana

Ghanaians decry transfer of ex-Guantanamo prisoners to their country

Public outcry in Ghana following decision to transfer two Yemeni detainees held for more than a decade at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to the country. Many say they view the men as a security threat to the West African nation, located in a region struggling to cope with the rise of several militant Islamist insurgencies.
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04Jan/16

Briton says boy from IS video is his grandson, says daughter is in Syria

London-based grandfather Sunday Dare says he recognises boy in an Islamic State video as his grandson, says his daughter in Syria has ‘let herself down’.

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27Nov/15

Hollande compares environmental damage to terrorism in push for climate change deal

French President Hollande says mankind must “face up to their responsibilities”, two weeks after Paris attacks

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