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Turkish police, ruling party 'hit by attacks in Istanbul'

Istanbul - An assailant opened fire on a police car Saturday in Istanbul, just hours after two other attacks against the police and Turkey's ruling party offices, media reports said.

Bin Laden documents: worry over IS tactics, 'aging' Al-Qaeda

Washington - Months before his death, Osama bin Laden fretted about the Islamic State group's impatient, violent tactics and the fading of Al-Qaeda, documents released by the CIA Thursday showed.

Iraqi jihadist identified among Paris bombers

Paris - An Iraqi jihadist was among the three suicide bombers who blew themselves up outside the Stade de France during the November 2015 attacks on Paris, a French intelligence source said Wednesday.

Istanbul nightclub suspect 'received orders from IS'

Istanbul - The man suspected of killing 39 people at an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Eve has claimed he received the order to attack from Islamic State jihadists in Syria, local media reported Wednesday.

Breivik's isolation harming his mental health: lawyer

Oslo - A lawyer for jailed Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik said Wednesday the neo-Nazi's isolation was harmful to his mental health, a key point in his legal battle over prison conditions.

Norway says Breivik a VIP inmate with 'cosy' conditions

Oslo - Norway on Tuesday insisted mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik enjoyed "cosy" conditions in prison, including cells with a view, an Xbox and a comfy armchair, as it appealed a lower court conviction for "inhumane" treatment.

Turkey terror suspect found living in comfy Istanbul flat

Istanbul - Istanbul resident Ali Haydar Demir knew something was wrong when he heard a noise at midnight in his apartment block on 911 Street in the far-flung Istanbul district of Esenyurt.

Norway says Breivik treated 'humanely and respectfully'

Oslo - Norway told judges Tuesday it was treating mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik in prison "humanely and respectfully" in its appeals case against having violated his human rights.

Istanbul nightclub attack suspect 'confesses'

Istanbul - A 34-year-old Uzbek man suspected of slaughtering 39 people at an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Eve confessed to the massacre on Tuesday, hours after his capture in a police raid.

Turkish police catch nightclub gunman in Istanbul raid

Istanbul - Turkish police were questioning Tuesday the suspected jihadist who slaughtered 39 people on New Year's night at an Istanbul nightclub, after capturing him in a raid on a residential area of the city after a long manhunt.

Turkish police catch Istanbul nightclub attacker in city

Istanbul - Turkish police captured the suspected jihadist who slaughtered 39 people on New Year's night at an Istanbul nightclub, detaining him in a raid on a residential area of the city after a long manhunt.

Police release 3 after Brussels anti-terror raids

Brussels - Belgian police have released three people held overnight following anti-terror raids late Saturday in Brussels, local prosecutors said.

Turkey arrests two Uighurs over nightclub attack

Istanbul - Turkey has arrested two Chinese nationals of Uighur origin in connection with a mass shooting in a nightclub in Istanbul on New Year's Eve claimed by the Islamic State group, media reports said.

'I'm not ashamed' says Paris attacks suspect: report

Paris - The main suspect in the Paris attacks said he was "not ashamed" in a letter to a woman who has been writing to him in prison, according to extracts published in the French press Friday.

Breivik says prison isolation has radicalised him

Skien - Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik said Thursday that more than five years of prison isolation has further radicalised him, a key point in his lawsuit against the state over the terms of his incarceration.

'This time is different': Istanbul tourism reels after attacks

Istanbul - Yavuz Indere has worked as a hotel receptionist in Istanbul for nearly half a century, witnessing coups, unrest and economic crises.

Belgium charges two new suspects over 2015 Paris attacks

Brussels - Belgium has charged two suspects with providing false documents to a man linked to the November 2015 Paris attacks, who later blew himself up on a crowded Brussels metro, federal prosecutors said Thursday.

Breivik 'trying to spread his ideology from prison'

Skien - The Norwegian state, found guilty of treating mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik "inhumanely" in prison, said Wednesday his limited contact with the outside world was necessary because he is trying to spread his ideology from prison, including in dat...

Breivik 'trying to spread his ideology from prison'

Skien - The Norwegian state, found guilty of treating mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik "inhumanely" in prison, said Wednesday his limited contact with the outside world was necessary because he is trying to spread his ideology from prison, including in dat...

Kurdish militant group claims deadly Izmir attack

Istanbul - A splinter group of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) on Wednesday claimed responsibility for a car bomb and gun attack that left two people dead in the Turkish city of Izmir, a report said.

Breivik makes Nazi salute as court reviews 'inhumane' prison regime

Skien - Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik made a Nazi salute at the opening of an appeal case on his prison conditions on Tuesday, repeating the provocative gesture he made in a lower court hearing.

Norway court reviews Breivik's 'inhumane' prison conditions

Oslo - A Norway court on Tuesday begins examining the state's appeal against a ruling that it has treated mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik "inhumanely" since he was jailed for killing 77 people in 2011.

Pope slams jihadist attacks as 'homicidal madness'

Vatican City - Pope Francis on Monday described jihadist attacks around the world as "homicidal madness" and urged religious leaders to reassert that "one can never kill in God's name".The leader of the world's 1.

Istanbul nightclub attacker 'identified as Uzbek jihadist'

Istanbul - The attacker who shot dead 39 people on New Year's night at an Istanbul nightclub has been identified as an Uzbek jihadist who belongs to the extremist Islamic State (IS) group, Turkish press reports said.

Norway court to review Breivik's 'inhumane' treatment ruling

Oslo - A Norwegian court will on Tuesday examine the state's appeal against a ruling that right-wing extremist and mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik has been treated inhumanely since being jailed for killing 77 people nearly six years ago.

Charlie Hebdo has gone soft on extremists: quitting journalist

Paris - One of Charlie Hebdo's most outspoken journalists said on Friday she is quitting the French satirical magazine because it has gone soft on Islamist extremism.

Slain Turkish policeman hailed for preventing new bloodbath

Istanbul - Turkey gave a hero's funeral Friday to a policeman praised for preventing a massacre in the latest attack to shake the country, as reports suggested the Istanbul nightclub gunman may still be in the city.

Four Yemenis freed from Guantanamo arrive in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh - Four Yemenis released from the US prison at Guantanamo Bay arrived Thursday in Saudi Arabia to a tearful reunion with relatives, after the White House rejected Donald Trump's call for a freeze on transfers.

US puts bin Laden's son on terror blacklist

Washington - The United States added Hamza bin Laden, son and would-be heir of the late global jihadist leader Osama bin Laden, to its terrorist blacklist on Thursday.

Charlie Hebdo feels a target two years after attack

Paris - The editor of Charlie Hebdo believes the world has become less tolerant of the French satirical newspaper's black humour but he staunchly defends the right to offend, two years after jihadist gunmen killed many of its staff.
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