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Louvre attack suspect speaks to investigators

Paris - The Egyptian suspect in the attack on soldiers outside the Louvre museum in Paris has begun speaking to investigators and confirmed his identity, a source in the inquiry said Tuesday.

Louvre suspect's father insists son not radicalised

Cairo - The father of an Egyptian suspected of being the machete attacker in Paris's Louvre museum said Saturday his son showed no sign of radicalisation and he believed in his innocence.

Paris tourism hit again by Louvre attack

Paris - The thwarted attack near the Louvre museum on Friday will likely further tarnish the reputation of Paris, still reeling from a series of terror attacks, as a tourist destination.

Trump tells US to 'get smart' after Paris machete attack

Washington - President Donald Trump said Friday that the United States must "get smart" after a machete-wielding man attacked security forces at the Louvre museum in Paris while yelling "Allahu akbar" ("God is greatest").

Soldier shoots knife attacker near Louvre in Paris: police sources

Paris - A soldier shot and seriously injured a man who tried to attack him with a knife on Friday near the Louvre museum in Paris, police sources told AFP on condition of anonymity.

Swedish neo-Nazis held in refugee centre attack: official

Stockholm - Three suspected neo-Nazis have been arrested in Sweden after a home-made bomb attack on an asylum-seeker centre last month left one person seriously injured, security services said Thursday.

Afghan woman whose husband cut off her ears seeks treatment abroad

Mazar-e Sharif - An Afghan woman whose husband cut off her ears said Thursday she was seeking donations for treatment abroad, as activists condemned the latest gruesome incident to highlight the abuse of women in the conservative country.

Chechen leader says 3 jihadists, 2 police killed in shoot-out

Moscow - Three Islamic insurgents and two policemen were killed in a shoot-out following an attack on police in Russia's Chechnya region, strongman leader Ramzan Kadyrov said Monday.

Fears grow over jihadist cyber threat

Lille - Jihadists have yet to shut down a power grid, paralyse a transport network or banking system or take over a key industrial site from afar, but experts say the threat of such a cyber attack should be taken seriously.

Mali arrests two suspects in planned terror attack

Bamako - Malian officials said Friday two suspected jihadists have been arrested after they planned to stage a suicide attack in the capital Bamako during the France-Africa summit earlier this month.

14 members of pro-govt militia killed in Mali attack

Bamako - A pro-government militia in Mali said that it had lost 14 fighters in an attack blamed on former rebels, three days after a suicide car bomber left more than 70 dead.

Mali blast death toll rises to over 70

Bamako - More than 70 people died in a suicide bomb attack in Mali targeting militia groups committed to restoring peace in the African country, according to an updated toll Thursday.

Mali car bomb kills 50 in fresh blow to peace efforts

Dori - A suicide bombing targeting militia groups committed to restoring peace in Mali left around 50 people dead and struck a fresh blow at long-running efforts to stabilise the troubled north.

Germany readies security reforms after Berlin attack

Berlin - German ministers on Tuesday announced plans for security reforms in response to the deadly jihadist attack on a Berlin Christmas market, including electronic ankle bracelets for extremists considered potentially violent.

Poland honours Briton who raised funds for slain trucker's family

London - Poland's embassy in London on Monday honoured the British trucker who raised nearly £200,000 (230,000 euros, $243,000) for the family of a Polish driver killed in the Berlin truck attack last month.

Suspects arrested in Tunisia not linked to Berlin attack

Tunis - The nephew of the prime suspect in last month's Berlin market attack and three others arrested in Tunisia were not linked to the carnage, a prosecution spokesman said Saturday.

Gun used by Amri matches Berlin Christmas attack weapon

Rome - Tunisian suspect Anis Amri smuggled the weapon used in the Berlin Christmas market attack across borders to Italy and used it in the shoot-out in which he was killed, Italian police said Wednesday.

Germany plans security overhaul after Berlin attack

Berlin - Germany's interior minister on Tuesday outlined plans for a security services overhaul, seeking greater federal powers on domestic intelligence and quicker expulsions of illegal migrants following the Berlin truck attack.

Germany arrests Syrian over alleged car bomb plot

Berlin - German authorities said Monday that police had arrested a Syrian man who had allegedly asked the Islamic State jihadist group to fund an attack using explosives-packed vehicles.

Nightlife hotspots under attack

Paris - The New Year's Eve carnage in which 39 people were killed at an Istanbul nightclub is the latest attack by Islamic militants on places where people gather to dance.

Nightlife hotspots under attack

Paris - The New Year's Eve carnage in which 39 people were killed at an Istanbul nightclub is the latest attack by Islamic militants on places where people gather to dance.

Nightlife hotspots under attack

Paris - The New Year's Eve carnage in which 39 people were killed at an Istanbul nightclub is the latest attack by Islamic militants on places where people gather to dance.

A year of deadly attacks in Turkey

Istanbul - Thirty-nine people were killed in Istanbul on Sunday when a gunman went on a shooting rampage in an upmarket nightclub as revellers celebrated the New Year.

A year of deadly attacks in Turkey

Istanbul - Thirty-nine people were killed in Istanbul on Sunday when a gunman went on a shooting rampage in an upmarket nightclub as revellers celebrated the New Year.

Israeli killed, another injured in Istanbul attack

Jerusalem - An Israeli woman was killed and another injured in the New Year attack at an Istanbul nightclub that left at least 39 people dead, Israel's foreign ministry said Sunday.

IS-claimed attack in southern Iraq kills at least seven

Najaf - An attack claimed by the Islamic State group on a police checkpoint in southern Iraq left at least seven people dead on Sunday, officials said.

Istanbul nightclub attack kills 35 in New Year carnage

Istanbul - Thirty-five people were killed when a gunman reportedly dressed as Santa Claus stormed an Istanbul nightclub as revellers were celebrating New Year, the latest carnage to rock Turkey after a bloody 2016.

Horns blare as Polish trucker killed before Berlin attack buried

Poland - Truckers honked their horns across Poland in homage to Lukasz Urban, the registered driver of the lorry hijacked in the Berlin Christmas market attack, who was buried on Friday.

Berlin truck attacker 'considered going to Rome'

Rome - Suspected Berlin truck attacker Anis Amri considered heading to Rome before finally plumping for Milan where police shot him dead, Italian media reported Friday.

Man wrongly arrested for Berlin attack fears for family: report

London - The Pakistani man wrongly arrested for the Berlin truck attack on Friday said he had told German police he could not even drive and was now afraid for the safety of his family back home.
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