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Argentine prosecutors appeal dismissal of case against president

Buenos Aires - Argentine prosecutors said Wednesday they have appealed a judge's decision to dismiss their case against President Cristina Kirchner for allegedly protecting Iranian officials accused of orchestrating a 1994 bombing.

Timeline of Boston Marathon bombing events

Boston - A timeline of events leading to the arrest of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who went on trial Wednesday for the Boston Marathon bombing.

Boston marathon bombing suspect goes on trial

Boston - The American student accused of carrying out the 2013 Boston marathon bombings that killed three and injured 264 others went on trial Wednesday.

Latest Charlie Hebdo takes dig at far-right party's makeover

Paris - The latest issue of Charlie Hebdo -- the satirical weekly which has become the top-selling newspaper in France since its offices were attacked by Islamist gunmen in January -- takes a dig at the country's far-right National Front.

Norway arrests radical preacher who praised Charlie Hebdo killers

Oslo - A radical Islamic preacher has been arrested in Norway after praising last month's deadly attack on the Charlie Hebdo satirical weekly in Paris, police said Friday.

No charges over Dane's 'Je suis' gunman comment

Copenhage - A Danish man whose Facebook comments appeared to back the gunman behind the deadly Copenhagen attacks will not face charges of condoning terrorism, a prosecutor said Thursday.

Argentina judge dismisses cover-up case against president

Buenos Aires - An Argentine judge dismissed the case against President Cristina Kirchner for allegedly shielding Iranian officials from prosecution over the 1994 bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish center.

Argentina creates new spy agency after prosecutor's death

Buenos Aires - Argentina's congress passed a law Thursday creating a new intelligence service after the mysterious death of a prosecutor who had accused the president of a cover-up in his probe of a 1994 bombing targeting Jews.

Former Al-Qaeda double agent says Muslims must fight extremism

Paris - A former jihadist who became an Al-Qaeda double agent says Muslims must do more to tackle extremism in their midst and that stopping lone wolf attacks is near-impossible.

Charlie Hebdo returns to newsstands with satire and emotion

Paris - "We're back!". With those words -- and a cartoon depicting the pope, a jihadist and French far-right leader Marine Le Pen as a pack of enraged animals -- Charlie Hebdo marked its return Wednesday.

Argentine government accuses ex-spy of smuggling

Buenos Aires - A powerful ex-spy linked to explosive allegations against Argentine President Cristina Kirchner was accused by the government Tuesday of running a smuggling ring and committing tax fraud.

Danes bid farewell to first shooting victim

Copenhage - Several hundred mourners Tuesday attended the funeral of the first victim of the Copenhagen shootings as reports said the filmmaker died trying to stop his killer from spraying a cultural centre with bullets.

French president Hollande vows stiffer penalties for hate speech

Paris - French President Francois Hollande vowed to introduce tougher penalties for "racist, anti-Semitic or homophobic" remarks in the wake of last month's militant attacks in Paris.

Danish Muslims plan peace vigil after shootings

Copenhage - A Danish Muslim group Monday said it was planning a peace vigil in the heart of Copenhagen this week to protest against hate crimes after this month's twin attacks in the city.

French president Hollande vows stiffer penalties for hate speech

Paris - French President Francois Hollande vowed Monday to introduce tougher penalties for "racist, anti-semitic or homophobic" remarks in the wake of last month's terrorist attacks in Paris.

US jury orders Palestinians to pay over Jerusalem attacks

New York - A US jury on Monday found Palestinian authorities liable for six attacks in Jerusalem that killed and injured Americans, awarding victims and their families more than $218 million in damages.

France seizes passports of would-be jihadists

Paris - Six French citizens have had their passports confiscated and 40 more will be banned from leaving the country as Europe cracks down on would-be jihadists planning to travel to Syria and Iraq.

Charlie Hebdo team bites back with new issue

Paris - More than a month after jihadist gunmen massacred much of the Charlie Hebdo editorial staff, the magazine is back at work with another savage swipe at its favourite enemies.

Australia ramps up anti-terror measures

Sydney - Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott warned Monday of a long era of heightened threats from "home-grown" extremists and announced new security measures including revoking citizenship for dual-nationals linked to terrorism.

US shoppers warned after Shebab mall threat

Washington - US homeland security chief Jeh Johnson warned shoppers in one of America's biggest malls to be on their guard Sunday after an Islamic militant group posted a video calling for attacks on western malls.

Philippine, French leaders to discuss 'terrorism': Spokesman

Manila - French President Francois Hollande will discuss international terrorism when he meets his Philippine counterpart Benigno Aquino this week, a spokesman said Sunday.

After Copenhagen shootings, Norway's Muslims and Jews link up

Oslo - Norwegian Muslims organised a peace vigil in Oslo Saturday in a show of solidarity with Jews a week after fatal shootings in Denmark targeted a synagogue and free speech seminar.

Argentina's Kirchner accuses lawmakers of joining opposition rally

Buenos Aires - Argentine President Cristina Kirchner criticized lawmakers Saturday for participating in a massive march over the controversial death of a prosecutor, accusing them of joining the opposition to protest her administration.

Hundreds attend funeral of Copenhagen gunman

Copenhage - Hundreds of people on Friday attended the Islamic burial of the gunman who killed two people in twin shootings in Copenhagen last weekend.

Ex-wife of dead Argentine prosecutor rejects suicide claim

Buenos Aires - The ex-wife of a dead Argentine prosecutor rejected claims he'd killed himself and called for independent oversight of the probe Thursday, a day after huge crowds called for justice in the case.

Belgium charges Frenchman as accomplice in Jewish museum attack

Brussels - A Frenchman suspected of helping compatriot Medhi Nemmouche, held for killing four people at the Brussels Jewish Museum in May, has been formally charged, the federal prosecutors office said Thursday.

U.S. seeks to spur global action against jihadists

Washington - The United States Thursday sought to galvanize global action to combat violent jihadist groups, amid warnings the world was confronted with "a new war against a new enemy.

Denmark unveils anti-terror plan

Copenhage - Denmark on Thursday unveiled a 130-million-euro ($150-million) plan to combat terror at home and abroad, after two people were shot dead in attacks in Copenhagen.

U.S. says world must fight 'new war on new enemy'

Washington - Ministers from over 60 nations gathered Thursday to draw up an action plan to fight violent extremism, as top U.S. diplomat John Kerry urged the world to "wage a new war against a new enemy.

Fears grow in Denmark of jails as radicalist breeding grounds

Copenhage - Something happened in prison to Omar El-Hussein, the 22-year-old identified by police as the gunman who killed two people in a weekend shooting spree in Copenhagen.
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