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Curtain of concrete and steel protects London landmarks

London - London has adapted the landscape around its major landmarks to protect them from terror attacks, with Tuesday's suspected car assault on the Houses of Parliament ending at a crash barrier.

Three hurt in suspected terror attack outside UK parliament

London - A car swerved into passers-by then slammed into a barrier protecting Britain's Houses of Parliament in a suspected terror attack on Tuesday.

Questions, open wounds remain on anniversary of Catalonia jihadist attacks

Barcelona - On August 17 last year a van rammed into crowds on Las Ramblas boulevard in the heart of Barcelona, igniting four days of terror which investigators are still trying to explain and the survivors to overcome.

A year on, suspicion and silence in Spain jihadists' hometown

Ripoll - Suspicion, incomprehension and a thick silence reign in the mountainous town of Ripoll a year after jihadist attacks in Catalonia. The town in northeastern Spain is struggling to return to normal after local youngsters cut short the lives of 16 people....

Maduro unharmed after drone 'attack' with explosives: Venezuela government

Caracas - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro escaped an "attack" Saturday when multiple drones carrying explosives detonated near him as he gave a speech at a military ceremony Saturday, his government said, adding seven soldiers were wounded.

Maduro says he escaped 'assassination' attempt claimed by rebel group

Caracas - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Saturday he escaped an "assassination" attempt using an explosive-laden drone, after a live broadcast showed him looking confused when a bang went off during a Caracas military parade and dozens of soldiers scut...

Ukrainians protest after acid attack on rights activist

Kiev - Dozens of Ukrainians protested outside the interior ministry in Kiev on Wednesday after an anti-corruption campaigner was seriously injured in a shocking acid attack in the ex-Soviet country.

Germany arrests wife in foiled 'biological attack' plot

Berlin - German police on Tuesday arrested the wife of a Tunisian suspected jihadist already in custody over a foiled biological attack with the deadly poison ricin, prosecutors said.

Ortega's forces capture Nicaragua opposition stronghold

Masaya - Nicaragua's government said Tuesday that forces loyal to President Daniel Ortega have seized control of the opposition stronghold city of Masaya, following fierce clashes with activists in the flashpoint neighborhood of Monimbo that rights groups say l...

Pro-govt forces attack Nicaraguan rebel city of Masaya

Managua - Pro-government forces of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega launched an attack on the Monimbo suburb of the opposition stronghold of Masaya on Tuesday, the Catholic church said, amidst international calls to end three months of violence.

Cameroon minister ambushed in restive region, 'assailants killed'

Yaound - A convoy transporting Cameroonian Defence Minister Joseph Beti Assomo was ambushed in the country's restive anglophone region, leaving several attackers dead, state radio said Friday.

Iran executes eight over deadly IS attacks in Tehran

Tehran - Iran has executed eight people convicted over two deadly attacks claimed by the Islamic State group in Tehran last year, the judiciary's news agency said Saturday.

AU summit overshadowed by 'security failings' in Sahel after attacks

Nouakchott - French President Emmanuel Macron joined African leaders gathered in the Mauritanian capital on the final evening of a summit overshadowed by security issues after jihadist rebels hammered two fragile Sahel states in successive attacks.

Ukraine's Roma under attack in wave of hate crimes

Lviv - Blood-stained clothes, shoes and kids' toys lie scattered in several old tents where a Roma man was murdered in an attack on a forest camp in western Ukraine last week.

Six dead as Mali HQ of Sahel anti-terror force is attacked

Bamako - The Malian headquarters of an international anti-terror task force, the G5 Sahel, were attacked on Friday in a car bomb blast, killing six people and leaving many injured, according to a provisional toll.

France charges 10 ultra-right suspects over plot to attack Muslims

Paris - French authorities have charged 10 suspected far-right extremists in connection with an alleged plot to attack Muslims, a judicial source said Thursday.The nine men and one woman aged 32 to 69 were arrested in raids across France on Saturday.

Two Ukraine minors in custody over deadly Roma attack

Lviv - A Ukrainian court has ordered that two minors suspected in a deadly attack on a Roma camp be held in custody for 60 days, officials said Tuesday, as concern grows over a wave of hate crimes.

France arrests 10 ultra-right suspects over plot to attack Muslims

Paris - Ten people with links to the radical far-right have been arrested by anti-terrorist police in France over an alleged plot to attack Muslims, judical sources said Sunday.

Germany foiled biological attack with Tunisian arrest: police

Berlin - German police said Wednesday they had foiled a biological attack with last week's arrest of a Tunisian suspected jihadist in possession of the deadly poison ricin and bomb-making material."Very concrete preparations had been made for an act with a ...

Woman charged over boxcutter attack in southern France

Toulon - A young woman was charged Tuesday with attempted murder and advocating terrorism, after she injured two people with a boxcutter in a supermarket in southeast France at the weekend.

Three dead in gang shooting in Sweden

Stockholm - Three people were killed and three others injured in a gang shooting in the southern Swedish city of Malmo, plagued by rival criminal gangs, police said Tuesday.

One dead, five wounded in Malmo shooting: police

Stockholm - One person was killed and five wounded in a shooting in the centre of the southern Swedish city of Malmo on Monday, police said, ruling out a terrorist link.

Woman yelling 'Allahu akbar' slashes two with blade in France

Marseille - Two people were hurt in a town in southern France on Sunday when a woman shouting "Allahu akbar" (God is greatest) attacked them in a supermarket with a boxcutter knife, prosecutors said.

Woman yelling 'Allahu akbar' slashes two with blade in France

Marseille - Two people were hurt in a town in southern France on Sunday when a veiled woman shouting "Allahu akbar" (God is greatest) attacked them in a supermarket with a boxcutter knife, prosecutors said.

Woman shouting 'Allahu akbar' injures two with blade in France

Marseille - Two people were injured in a town in southern France on Sunday when a woman shouting "Allahu akbar" (God is greatest) attacked two people in a supermarket with a boxcutter, prosecutors said.

Finland jails asylum seeker for life over first terror attack

Apo - A Finnish court on Friday sentenced a Moroccan asylum seeker to life in prison over what was described as the nation's first terror attack after he killed two women and injured eight others in a stabbing spree last year.

US commando killed, four wounded in Somalia attack

Washington - An American commando was killed Friday in an attack in southern Somalia that also wounded four US military personnel along with a Somali soldier, officials said.

Sweden jails radicalised Uzbek truck attacker for life

Stockholm - A Swedish court on Thursday sentenced a radicalised and rejected Uzbek asylum seeker to life in prison for terrorism after he mowed down pedestrians with a stolen truck in central Stockholm last year, killing five people.

Blast kills two at Afghan voter registration centre

Kunduz - A bomb blast at a voter registration centre in northern Afghanistan killed at least two people and wounded two others, officials said Wednesday, the latest attack on a process already marred by violence.

Belgium honours two policewomen killed in jihadist attack

Li - Belgium on Tuesday paid a final tribute to two policewomen murdered in a jihadist attack in the eastern city of Li├Ęge that was claimed by the Islamic State group.
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A Rooivalk attack helicopter firing at the Roodewal Bombing Range in South Africa.
A Rooivalk attack helicopter firing at the Roodewal Bombing Range in South Africa.
The Gaza Strip village of Abasan is seen from the Israeli side of the border in 2007.
The Gaza Strip village of Abasan is seen from the Israeli side of the border in 2007.
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Rupert Murdoch was hit in the face with a plate of shaving cream while testifying at a hearing befor...
Rupert Murdoch was hit in the face with a plate of shaving cream while testifying at a hearing before a House of Commons committee in London.
Screengrab from testimony
John Chelminiak is recovering from a  horrendous fight  with black bear
John Chelminiak is recovering from a "horrendous fight" with black bear
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AFTERMATH: Flowers and other tributes line the sidewalk Thursday outside the Lindt cafe at Martin Pl...
AFTERMATH: Flowers and other tributes line the sidewalk Thursday outside the Lindt cafe at Martin Place in downtown Sydney, where two hostages and their alleged kidnapper died in a rescue attempt.
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Konstantin Fetisov  on the left  in coma  after brutal attack
Konstantin Fetisov, on the left, in coma, after brutal attack
photo provided by Mikhail Mateev, ecmo.ru
Fascists attack Madrid s Catalan center on Catalonia Day  September 11  2013.
Fascists attack Madrid's Catalan center on Catalonia Day, September 11, 2013.
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HOLY: The interior of Jerusalem s Kehilat Bnei Torah synagogue is shown during religious services in...
HOLY: The interior of Jerusalem's Kehilat Bnei Torah synagogue is shown during religious services in 2009.
Friends of Kehilat Bnei Torah - Har Nof
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Group of drunken men and women attack synagogue in London s Stamford Hill.
Group of drunken men and women attack synagogue in London's Stamford Hill.
YouTube
The South African designed and built Rooivalk attack helicopter.
The South African designed and built Rooivalk attack helicopter.
REMEMBERED: People affected by the events in Nice  France  set up a memorial on the sidewalk at the ...
REMEMBERED: People affected by the events in Nice, France, set up a memorial on the sidewalk at the site Thursday's attack that killed 84.
H.Murdock/VOA/Wikimedia Commons
The  Killer USB  stick in action
The "Killer USB" stick in action
Dark Purple (YouTube)
Deer attacks dog in defense of her fawn in a residential neighborhood in British Columbia. The dog a...
Deer attacks dog in defense of her fawn in a residential neighborhood in British Columbia. The dog and the deer both escaped without any life threatening injuries.
Screenshot from video
SAFER TIMES: A Pakistan International Airlines-leased jetliner arrives at Jinnah International Airpo...
SAFER TIMES: A Pakistan International Airlines-leased jetliner arrives at Jinnah International Airport in Karachi in 2005. Photo: Waqas.usman/Wikimedia Commons
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Two police  security guard found dead at US-run mine in Indonesian province of Papua.
Two police, security guard found dead at US-run mine in Indonesian province of Papua.
AAP
A picture of the alleged assailant attacking her supposed victim caught on camera.
A picture of the alleged assailant attacking her supposed victim caught on camera.
YouTube via Livelink
Chad Fortune s leg after bear takes a bite and hospital stitches it up
Chad Fortune's leg after bear takes a bite and hospital stitches it up
screengrab from Christina Rohn's video
Bat used to attack Konstantin Fetisov  broken in two pieces  Nov 4  not taken by Russian police as e...
Bat used to attack Konstantin Fetisov, broken in two pieces, Nov 4, not taken by Russian police as evidence.
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A Denel Rooivalk begins a bombing run at an air show in Pretoria.
A Denel Rooivalk begins a bombing run at an air show in Pretoria.

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