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Germany to boost support for attack victims after criticism

Berlin - The German government said Wednesday it would ramp up support for relatives of victims of attacks, after facing accusations of insensitive handling of last year's Christmas market assault.

Turkey remembers victims of double bombings one year on

Istanbul - Turkish football giants Besiktas paid tribute Sunday to 46 people killed in twin bombings near the team's stadium, as others held commemorations to mark the first anniversary of the attacks.

Merkel to face families of Berlin attack victims after criticism

Berlin - German Chancellor Angela Merkel will this month hold her first face-to-face meeting with relatives of the victims of last year's Christmas market attack, her spokesman said Monday, after the families criticised her for not sufficiently acknowledging th...

Gunmen kill 1, wound 4 at mosque attack in Pakistan capital

Islamabad - Gunmen killed one person and wounded at least four others outside a Shiite mosque in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad, police said Wednesday, days after an Islamist protest ended in the city.

Libyan cleared of US envoy's murder in Benghazi, convicted of terror

Washington - A Libyan man accused of masterminding the 2012 Benghazi attack that killed a US ambassador and three others was acquitted Tuesday of murder but convicted on lesser terrorism charges.

Libyan convicted of terror charges, not murder, over Benghazi attack

Washington - A Libyan man accused of masterminding the 2012 Benghazi attack that killed a US ambassador and three others was acquitted Tuesday of murder but convicted on lesser terrorism charges.

Merkel 'horrified' by knife attack on pro-refugee mayor

Berlin - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday expressed horror at a near-fatal knife attack against a town mayor, apparently motivated by his pro-refugee stance and which left him with a six-inch neck wound.

German pro-refugee mayor wounded in knife attack

Berlin - A knife attacker injured a German town mayor in an assault which officials Tuesday said appeared motivated by the municipal leader's pro-refugee stance.

France media attacker jailed for 25 years

Paris - A French court has sentenced a man who wounded a photographer in a shooting in 2013 to 25 years behind bars, in a case that predated the string of jihadist attacks that has since struck the country.

Final arguments in trial of Benghazi attack 'mastermind'

Washington - Prosecutors in the trial of the alleged Libyan mastermind of the 2012 attack in Benghazi that killed a US ambassador argued Thursday that he was equally responsible even if he did not personally take part.

Germany charges Palestinian over Hamburg knife attack

Berlin - German prosecutors said Friday they have charged a 26-year-old Palestinian asylum seeker with murder after his deadly knife rampage at a Hamburg supermarket in July.The accused, named as Ahmad A.

Double bombing kills six in Iraq's disputed Kirkuk: security source

Kirkuk - A twin suicide attack killed at least six people Sunday in the centre of Iraq's disputed Kirkuk city, a security official said.

Brother of Marseille attacker charged in France

Paris - The brother of a Tunisian man who stabbed two young women to death on the steps of Marseille's main train station was charged with terror offences Friday, judicial sources said.

Suspect planned NY attack for weeks in name of IS: police

New York - Terror suspect Sayfullo Saipov spent weeks planning to conduct an attack in the name of the Islamic State group, police said Wednesday after eight people were killed in New York's worst attack since September 11, 2001.

Tillerson re-pledges US to 'eliminate' terror threat

Washington - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Wednesday the United States and its allies are still in a global fight to eliminate terrorism, after an attack in New York killed eight.

Uzbekistan's links to global terror

Bichkek - A truck driver who mowed through a crowd and killed eight people in an "act of terror" in New York was 29-year-old Uzbek citizen Sayfullo Saipov, according to police sources and reports.

Using vehicles as weapons of terror in Europe and America

New York - A pickup driver ploughed a truck into cyclists and pedestrians in New York on Tuesday, killing eight people in the first deadly "act of terror" in the city since September 11, 2001.

At least 14 dead in Mogadishu attack

Mugadishu - At least 14 people were killed in coordinated car bombings followed by an attack on a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday, claimed by Shabaab Islamists.

'Many bodies' as two car bombs explode in Mogadishu

Mugadishu - A car packed with explosives blew up outside a hotel in Mogadishu on Saturday as a minibus also exploded at a nearby junction, with the emergency services reporting "many dead bodies".

Bizarre 'attacks' drama rolls on between US, Cuba

Havana - The probe into mysterious attacks that sickened US diplomats in Cuba is still causing tension, with Havana now accusing the United States of impeding its attempts to probe what happened.

12 Niger soldiers killed in fresh attack: minister

Niamey - Twelve paramilitary police were killed Saturday in a fresh attack in Niger's restive southwest, just weeks after a deadly ambush on a joint US-Niger patrol.The region which borders Mali has faced a series of recent jihadist incursions.

Dozens killed as Taliban launch fresh assaults on Afghan bases

Kandahar - Militants launched two separate attacks on Afghan security installations killing dozens of soldiers Thursday, the latest in a series of devastating assaults this week that have left more than 120 people dead and underscored spiralling insecurity.

43 Afghan soldiers killed in suicide attack on military base: officials

Kandahar - At least 43 Afghan soldiers were killed in a Taliban-claimed suicide attack on a military base in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, officials said, the third assault on a security installation this week.

At least seven killed, several wounded in Pakistan blast

Quetta - At least seven people were killed and 21 others wounded in an apparent suicide blast targeting a police vehicle during the morning rush hour in Pakistan's restive southwest early Wednesday, officials said.

'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.
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