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'Gross mistakes' in run up to Berlin Christmas attack

Berlin - An investigation into a jihadist truck rampage through a Berlin Christmas market pointed Thursday to a catalogue of "gross mistakes" by security services in the lead-up to the deadly attack.

Two arrested over deadly Marseille train station attack

Paris - French police investigating the fatal stabbing of two young women in the southern city of Marseille, an attack claimed by Islamic State, have arrested two men, a judicial source said Wednesday.

'Errors' let Marseille attacker walk free before attack

Paris - "Errors of judgement" allowed the man who stabbed two women to death in Marseille to walk free after being arrested days earlier, an official report on the killings said Tuesday.

All 4 siblings of Marseille killer arrested, two freed

Tunis - All four siblings of Ahmed Hanachi, who stabbed two young women to death in the French city of Marseille, have been arrested in recent days, authorities in three countries said.

Swiss police arrest brother of Marseille attacker

Geneva - Swiss police on Tuesday announced the arrest of a Tunisian couple including the brother of the assailant who fatally stabbed two young women in the French city of Marseille this month.

Prisoners charged with planning France attack

Paris - French security forces believe they have prevented a terror attack being plotted by two inmates in a French jail, casting a new spotlight Tuesday on the problem of radicalisation in the country's prisons.

Brother of Marseille attacker fought in Syria: police

Rome - A brother of Ahmed Hanachi, the Tunisian who stabbed two young women to death in the French city of Marseille this month, served as a jihadist fighter in Syria, Italian police said Monday.

Brother of Marseille attacker arrested in Italy

Rome - A brother of Ahmed Hanachi, the Tunisian national who stabbed to death two young women in the French city of Marseille in early October, has been arrested in Italy, local police said.

No ties found between Marseille attacker, terrorist groups: Tunis

Tunis - Prime Minister Youssef Chahed said Thursday a probe into the young Tunisian who stabbed to death two women in the French city of Marseille had uncovered no links to terrorist groups.

Attack suspect faced US deportation before seeking asylum in Canada

Ottawa - A Somali refugee accused in a vehicle-and-knife attack in Edmonton, Alberta had sought asylum in Canada after being ordered deported from the United States, officials said Wednesday.

Four dead in suicide bombing in Libya's Misrata: security officials

Tripoli - At least four people were killed Wednesday in an Islamic State group suicide bomb attack at the main court building in Libya's third-largest city Misrata, security officials told AFP.

No 'terrorism' charges for now in Edmonton attack: police

Ottawa - A Somali refugee who attacked a policeman with a knife after striking him with his car and then injured four others in a driving rampage in Edmonton, Alberta was charged with five counts of attempted murder Monday.

No link so far between Marseille knifeman and IS: source

Paris - French investigators probing a knife attack in Marseille at the weekend have not found any link so far between the assailant and the Islamic State group, a source close to the case told AFP.

Marseille knifeman used multiple aliases before IS-claimed attack

Marseille - French anti-terrorism investigators scrambled on Monday to identify a knifeman who used multiple aliases before killing two women at the main train station in Marseille in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group.

Marseille knife attacker held for theft but let go days before rampage

Marseille - The man who stabbed two young women to death in Marseille in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group was arrested days earlier for shoplifting but let go because a key official was absent, sources close to the probe said Monday.

Five injured, Somalian suspect arrested as Canada probes 'act of terrorism'

Montr - Canadian police arrested a Somalian man early Sunday suspected of stabbing an officer and deliberately ramming pedestrians during a high-speed chase in a rented truck, injuring four in what Prime Minister Justin Trudeau denounced as a "terrorist attack...

Five injured, suspect arrested as Canada probes 'act of terrorism'

Montr - Canadian police arrested a man early Sunday suspected of stabbing an officer and injuring four pedestrians in a series of violent incidents being investigated as an "act of terrorism.

Canada probes 'act of terrorism' as five injured, suspect arrested

Montr - Canadian police arrested a man early Sunday suspected of stabbing an officer and injuring four pedestrians in a series of violent incidents being investigated as an "act of terrorism.

IS claims deadly Marseille knife attack

Marseille - A knifeman killed two women at the main train station in the French Mediterranean city of Marseille on Sunday in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group, before being shot dead by soldiers on patrol.

Attackers fire bomb office of Russia's Lenta news website

Moscow - Attackers on Friday hurled a Molotov cocktail into the Moscow offices of Russian news website, Lenta.ru , and daubed a swastika and a neo-Nazi slogan on its walls, its editor said.

Germany axe attacker committed to psychiatric ward

Berlin - A German court Friday committed to a psychiatric ward a 37-year-old Kosovo man diagnosed as a paranoid schizophrenic who wounded nine people in an axe rampage.

IS-aligned militant jailed over plot to bomb Indonesian presidential palace

Jakarta - An Indonesian militant was jailed for 11 years on Wednesday for orchestrating a plot inspired by the Islamic State group to stage a suicide bomb attack on the presidential palace.

US may close Cuba embassy after 'attacks' on diplomats

New York - The United States may again close its embassy in Cuba, which reopened two years ago after a half-century stand-off, following a series of mystery "health attacks" on its diplomats, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday.

Closure of US embassy in Cuba 'under review': Tillerson

Washington - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday that Washington is considering the possibility of closing its embassy in Havana in the wake of a mysterious "sonic attack" that left several of its staff with brain injuries and hearing loss.

Trump angers Britain in midst of London attack

Washington - President Donald Trump sparked fury in London and yet another pointed rebuke from Prime Minister Theresa May Friday after he claimed "loser terrorists" behind a botched train attack were known to British police.

Bomber attacks foreign military convoy in Afghanistan: officials

Kandahar - A suicide attacker driving an explosives-filled vehicle slammed into a convoy of foreign troops in southern Afghanistan on Friday wounding several soldiers, officials said.

Knife-wielding man attacks soldier in Paris

Paris - A knife-wielding man attacked a soldier in Paris on Friday, the latest assault to raise questions over whether France's anti-terror patrols are a target for extremists.

Saudi Arabia arrests four over alleged IS bomb plot

Riyadh - Saudi security forces foiled an alleged suicide bomb plot by the Islamic State group targeting the defence ministry and arrested four suspects, authorities said Tuesday.

US diplomats suffered 'brain injuries' in Cuba attack

Washington - Some of the diplomats hurt in a mystery "sonic harassment attack" on the US embassy in Cuba suffered brain injuries or permanent hearing loss, their staff association said Friday.

Finland frees sixth stabbing suspect, but alleged attacker held

Helsinki - Finnish police said Friday that they had released a sixth suspect in last month's stabbing spree that killed two and injured eight others in a southwestern city, leaving the alleged attacker as the only person still in custody.
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U.S. President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and their daughter Malia Obama meet Malala Yousafzai, a young Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban in 2012, in the White House last year.
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83-year-old passenger attacks a bus driver in Tianjin, China causing a 9 vehicle pile up.
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Fascists attack Madrid's Catalan center on Catalonia Day, September 11, 2013.
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The USS Arizona (BB-39) burning after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor  7 December 1941.
The USS Arizona (BB-39) burning after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941.
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Lizard Squad attacked the Malaysia Airlines website, replacing the homepage.
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An explosion after an air attack by one of the Gripen warplanes.
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A doctor in Russia brutally attacked a heart surgery patient, causing him to die.
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Lizard Squad attacked the Malaysia Airlines website  replacing the homepage.
Lizard Squad attacked the Malaysia Airlines website, replacing the homepage.
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A Rooivalk attack helicopter firing at the Roodewal Bombing Range in South Africa.
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Adam Sander attacked by a cheetah while on safari in South Africa.
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Screenshot of the Ashley Madison website on 20/08/2015 as hackers uploaded another 20GB of stolen data
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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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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.
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The Rooivalk attack helicopter in UN Colours.
The Rooivalk attack helicopter in UN Colours.
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HOLY: The interior of Jerusalem's Kehilat Bnei Torah synagogue is shown during religious services in 2009.
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