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{FD} US launches Libya drone strike as Africa operations appear to ramp up

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The U.S. military has launched airstrikes this month in Yemen, Somalia, Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan and Friday, for the first time since September, in Libya. Continue reading

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{FD} India, France urge action against nations that back terror

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India and France have called for global action against countries that support, finance or shelter terrorists. Continue reading

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{FD} Afghan official: Suicide bomber kills 9 at political meeting

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An Afghan official says a suicide bomber has killed nine people at a political gathering in the capital, Kabul. Continue reading

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{FD} 4 suicide bombers kill 14, wound 29 in northern Nigeria

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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Police in Nigeria say four suicide bombers have detonated in the Borno state capital and killed 14 people while wounding another 29. Continue reading

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{FD} Top US counterterrorism chief steps down

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The top U.S. counterterrorism official is leaving the federal government at the end of the year. Continue reading

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{FD} US carries out sixth straight day of airstrikes in Somalia

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The US Africa Command announced the U.S. military conducted another airstrike in Somalia on Tuesday killing ‘several militants’ belonging to the terrorist group, al-Shabaab. Continue reading

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{FD} French suspect handed terror charges over Syria kidnapping

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The lawyer for a Frenchman accused of a deadly 2014 shooting at a Brussels Jewish museum says his client has been handed preliminary terrorism charges in France relating to a separate case in Syria. Continue reading

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{FD} Witnesses: Suicide bomber attacks security in southern Yemen

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Witnesses say a suicide bomber has rammed his vehicle into security forces at a building in central Aden in southern Yemen, killing and injuring scores. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump focuses on trade, fighting terrorism with Duterte

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His lengthy Asia trip down to its final days, President Donald Trump opted Monday to keep his public focus on top priorities such as trade and combating terrorism rather than human rights, declining to shine a spotlight on the violent drug war overseen… Continue reading

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{FD} Young Dutch woman convicted of supporting terrorism

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A 22-year-old Dutch woman who traveled to Syria and Iraq to support her family while her husband fought with the Islamic State extremist group has been convicted of supporting terrorist acts and sentenced to two years’ imprisonment. Continue reading

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{FD} Jittery French honor 130 killed in Paris attacks, 2 years later

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In silence and tears, families of the victims of France’s deadliest terror attacks stood alongside President Emmanuel Macron Monday to honor the 130 people killed two years ago when Islamic State extremists attacked the City of Light. Continue reading

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{FD} Pakistan says troops kill 8 ‘terrorists’ near Afghan border

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Pakistan says its troops have killed at least eight “terrorists” and wounded many others who tried to attack a post near the Afghan border. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: French honor 1st victim of Paris attacks

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The Latest on events to mark the 2nd anniversary of the worst terror attacks in France (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Jittery French honor 130 killed in Paris attacks, 2 years on

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French President Emmanuel Macron, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo and victims’ families are paying homage to 130 people killed two years ago when Islamic State extremists attacked the City of Light. Continue reading

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{FD} US conducts drone strike against al-Shabab in Somalia

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U.S. forces conducted an airstrike in Somalia against al-Shabab on Saturday, killing one enemy combatant, the military said. Continue reading

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{FD} France charges 8 suspects after counterterrorism sweep

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The Paris prosecutor’s office says preliminary terrorism charges have been handed to eight suspects in a French-Swiss counterterrorism sweep earlier this week. Continue reading

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{FD} Convicted terrorist back in Greek prison after furlough

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Dimitris Koufodinas, a convicted gunman for an extreme left-wing group who once was Greece’s most-wanted terrorist, has returned to prison following a 48-hour-furlough. Continue reading

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{FD} France still hunting for suspects in 2015 Paris attacks

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France’s top counterterrorism prosecutor says authorities are still hunting for suspects in the 2015 attacks that killed 130 people around Paris and that “zones of mystery” remain about the Islamic State group cell that carried them out. Continue reading

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{FD} Afghan officials: Suicide car bomb kills policeman in south

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Afghan officials say a suicide car bombing in the southern Helmand province has targeted a police compound, killing one policeman and wounding two. Continue reading

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{FD} Benghazi attack suspect pleads not guilty

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Benghazi attack suspect Mustafa Al-Imam pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to charges stemming from the Sept. 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. Special Mission and Annex in Libya, which resulted in the deaths of four Americans. Continue reading

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{FD} Official: Suicide bomber kills Afghan businessman

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An Afghan official says a suicide bomber has killed one businessman and wounded two others outside a restaurant in northern Balkh province. Continue reading

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{FD} Argentine prosecutor says colleague’s death was murder

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An Argentine prosecutor is formally declaring for the first time that the man probing the country’s biggest terror attack was murdered rather than possibly committing suicide. Continue reading

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{FD} French police launch anti-terrorism raids, arrest 10 over suspected attack plot

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Ten people suspected of using encrypted social networks to prepare a possible terror attack were arrested in raids Tuesday in France and Switzerland, officials said. Continue reading

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{FD} Multiple arrests in French raids over suspected attack plot

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A French security official says several people suspected of preparing a possible attack have been arrested in a counterterrorism operation in the Paris suburbs and in southeastern France. Continue reading

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{FD} Official: suicide attack on a local TV in the capital Kabul

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A police official says three people including a suicide bomber have attacked a TV station in the capital Kabul. Continue reading

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{FD} New Argentina probe says prosecutor Nisman was murdered

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A new police report has dramatically revived one of the greatest criminal mysteries in Argentine history — the possible murder of a crusading prosecutor that has roused grave suspicions about a president and added to doubts about the probe into the cou… Continue reading

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{FD} Long sentences for Albanian militants decried in Macedonia

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Hundreds of people have gathered in Macedonia’s capital to protest the heavy prison sentences given to members of a militant ethnic Albanian separatist group. Continue reading

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{FD} After NYC terror attack, let’s use common sense to protect ourselves from radical Islamic terrorists

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Tuesday’s attack by a radical Islamic terrorist that took the lives of eight people and injured a dozen in New York City was a startling wake-up call for many Americans. Continue reading

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{FD} Macedonia militant gets life sentence over 2015 attack

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A court in Macedonia has sentenced an alleged ethnic Albanian militant gunman to life in prison over a deadly 2015 gunbattle with police, a day after 33 other suspects also received heavy sentences. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Suicide bombing kills 6 in southern Syrian town

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The Latest on developments in Syria whether government forces have liberated the eastern city of Deir el-Zour from the Islamic State group (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Continue reading

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{FD} ISIS claims responsibility for New York truck attack, report says

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The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Thursday for this week’s truck attack in New York City that killed eight, Reuters reported, citing the terror group’s weekly issue of Al-Naba newspaper. Continue reading

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{FD} Truck attacks are increasingly the weapon of choice

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The New York truck attack is just the latest in a string of deadly strikes by terrorists using vehicles Continue reading

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{FD} New York truck attack is latest in deadly string of terrorists using vehicles

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For jihadists, trucks and cars are fast becoming the weapons of choice. Continue reading

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{FD} Dutch court convicts suspect of plotting terror attack

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A Dutch court has sentenced a 31-year-old man to four years’ imprisonment for plotting a terror attack after police found an automatic rifle, bomb-making instructions, ammunition and fireworks at his home. Continue reading

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{FD} Macedonia: 33 convicted over deadly militant attack

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A court in Macedonia has convicted 33 people accused of being members of an ethnic Albanian militant group and planning terrorist attacks. Continue reading

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{FD} UK seeks to extradite brother of Manchester concert bomber

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Police in the United Kingdom are seeking the extradition of the brother of the Manchester Arena suicide bomber who is in custody in Libya. Continue reading

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{FD} CIA release of bin Laden files renews interest in Iran links

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The CIA’s release of documents seized during the 2011 raid that killed al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden has again raised questions about Iran’s support of the extremist network leading up to the Sept. 11 terror attacks. Continue reading

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{FD} UK seeks extradition of Manchester concert bomber’s brother

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British police are seeking the extradition from Libya of the brother of the Manchester Arena suicide bomber on murder charges stemming from the attack. Continue reading

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{FD} Timeline of recent terror attacks against the West

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Here is a timeline of recent terror attacks in Europe. Continue reading

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{FD} Timeline of recent vehicle attacks in US, Europe

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There have been a number of terror attacks in Europe and the United States where vehicles were used as weapons. Continue reading

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{FD} Homeland of bike path suspect known for poverty, suppression

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Uzbekistan, an ex-Soviet and predominantly Sunni Muslim nation in Central Asia, is estimated to have produced hundreds and perhaps thousands of members for the Islamic State group and other extremist organizations in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan. Continue reading

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{FD} Stopping terrorists, Israel & Europe take steps to prevent lone wolf attacks

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Experts and analysts agree that it is all but impossible to prevent a lone wolf-style terror attack like the one carried out in Lower Manhattan, but there are ways to mitigate the damage caused and possibly deter terrorists from attacking in the first … Continue reading

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{FD} Timeline of recent vehicle attacks in Europe

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There have been a number of terror attacks in Europe where vehicles were used as weapons. Continue reading

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{FD} 2 get terror charges for thwarted 2015 France train attack

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Authorities have charged two Belgians with terror-related offences in connection with an attack two years ago on a high-speed train in northern France that was foiled by three Americans. Continue reading

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{FD} Macron defends counterterrorism law at European Court

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French President Emmanuel Macron has defended his new counterterrorism law against critics who say it infringes individual freedoms. Continue reading

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{FD} Bosnia says terror suspect extradited to US

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Bosnian authorities say a man with suspected terrorism links has been extradited to the United States. Continue reading

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{FD} Afghan official: Suicide attack in central Kabul kills 3

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An Afghan official says at least three people were killed after a suicide bomber carried out an attack in central Kabul, near the U.S. Embassy. Continue reading

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{FD} Germany says it thwarted Islamist-motivated bomb-attack plot

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German police on Tuesday said they thwarted an Islamist-motivated bomb attack that aimed to kill as many people as possible. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump Administration pledges up to $60M to stop next ‘reservoir of jihadi terrorists’

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The Trump administration Monday pledged up to $60 million to support the counterterrorism efforts of a five African nation force to fight the growing terrorist threat in the Sahel region of Africa. Continue reading

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{FD} At French terror trial, killer’s brother denies extremism

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Abdelkader Merah wants to show that he has escaped his violent past through devotion to Islam. Continue reading

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