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Philippines shelves rebel talks after attack on Duterte guards

Manila - The Philippine government's peace talks with communist rebels teetered near collapse Wednesday as President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to end negotiations after suspected guerrillas shot and wounded five of his bodyguards in an ambush.

Macron and Trump mark France's Bastille Day

Paris - President Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump marked France's national day together on Friday at a military parade which clearly delighted the US leader and showcased warming relations between the two men.

Pomp and mourning for France on Bastille Day

Paris - French President Emmanuel Macron will attend a Bastille Day military parade on Friday alongside his American counterpart Donald Trump, before marking the first anniversary of a deadly terror attack in Nice.

Prosecutor seeks pulling of Paris Match over Nice attack pictures

Paris - The Paris prosecutor on Thursday demanded the withdrawal of the current edition of Paris Match which contains images from last year's Bastille Day attack that killed 86 people in Nice.

Frenchman arrested with Belgians charged over terror

Paris - A 42-year-old Frenchman suspected of plotting attacks with two Belgian brothers was charged with terror offences on Sunday, a judicial source said.

Frenchman arrested with Belgians charged over terror

Paris - A 42-year-old Frenchman suspected of plotting attacks with two Belgian brothers was charged with terror offences on Sunday, a judicial source said.

French suspect held for planning attack with Belgian pair

Paris - A 42-year-old French national appeared in court Sunday on suspicion of plotting an attack with multiple weapons alongside two Belgian brothers who were charged in Brussels this week, judicial sources said.

French police charge suspect linked to 2015 supermarket attack

Paris - French police have charged a 42-year-old man in connection with the January 2015 terror attack on a kosher supermarket in Paris, a judicial source said Saturday.DNA testing found samples from the man, identified as Abdelaziz S.

Canada apologizes, pays damages to former Guantanamo detainee

Montr - The Canadian government on Friday issued an official apology and paid damages to a former Guantanamo detainee who was captured in Afghanistan at the age of 15 and had pleaded guilty to killing a US soldier.

Top US justice officials to visit Guantanamo

Washington - The top US justice officials are to visit the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba on Friday amid signs the Trump administration may use it to house new "war on terror" detainees.

France extends state of emergency for sixth time

Paris - French lawmakers voted for the sixth time to extend the country's state of emergency on Thursday as interior ministry figures showed security forces have thwarted more than one terror attack a month on average this year.

Seven attacks foiled in France in 2017, says minister

Paris - Seven terror plots have been foiled in France since the start of the year, Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said Thursday as he argued for a final extension of the country's state of emergency.

Belgium seeks more suspects in terror case, new attack feared

Brussels - Belgian prosecutors said Thursday they were looking for further suspects in an emerging terror investigation and feared a possible fresh attack as the country remained on high security alert.

Five arrested in Belgian, French terror raids

Brussels - Five people have been arrested and an arms cache found after overnight terror raids in France and Belgium linked to a bikers' club called the Kamikaze Riders, officials and sources said Wednesday.

Four arrested, arms cache found after Brussels terror raids

Brussels - Four people have been arrested and an arms cache found after overnight terror raids in Brussels linked to a bikers' club called the Kamikaze Riders, federal prosecutors said Wednesday."During one of the house searches, various weapons were found.

Family of late Lockerbie bombing convict launch appeal bid

London - The family of the only person ever convicted of the bombing of an airliner over the Scottish town of Lockerbie in 1988 lodged a new bid Tuesday to appeal against his conviction posthumously.

Most jihadist attacks in West not coordinated by IS, study finds

Milan - Jihadists in Europe and the US are overwhelmingly men in their late 20s with criminal records who act independently of IS, a study of the atrocities in the West has found.

Turkey remembers Istanbul airport attack blamed on IS

Istanbul - Turkey on Wednesday marked one year since the triple suicide bombing and gun attack on its main international airport in Istanbul that left dozens dead and was blamed on Islamic State jihadists.

Russia says Telegram app used in Saint Petersburg attack

Moscow - Russia's FSB security agency on Monday said the Telegram messaging service was used by those behind the Saint Petersburg metro bombing, the latest salvo by authorities after they threatened to block the app.

Alleged IS militants kill police officer in Indonesia

Jakarta - Two alleged Islamic State group militants stabbed a police officer to death in western Indonesia, authorities said Sunday, in the latest assault targeting officials in the world's most populous Muslim country.

Eight detained over Colombia mall blast

Estanzuela - Colombian authorities have detained eight people on suspicion of involvement in a deadly mall bombing in Bogota last week, the defense ministry said on Saturday.

Facebook launches plan to combat online extremism

London - US social media giant Facebook launched a campaign in Britain on Friday to counter the spread of online extremism following warnings from Prime Minister Theresa May after four terror attacks in three months.

London mosque suspect charged with 'terrorism-related murder'

London - The British van driver suspected of mowing down Muslim worshippers near a London mosque appeared in court on Friday charged with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder.

Controversial Utoya massacre memorial to be rethought

Oslo - Norway's government said Wednesday that a controversial memorial for the victims of Anders Behring Breivik's 2011 massacre would be rethought, in order to avoid an embarrassing lawsuit by local residents.

Shaken by bombing, Colombia pushes on with peace drive

Estanzuela - A deadly mall bombing and the kidnapping of foreign journalists have laid bare the dangers facing Colombia even as its biggest rebel group Tuesday launched the final phase of its disarmament.

London attack suspect: Pub fights and anti-Muslim rants

London - The 47-year-old accused of driving a van into a crowd of Muslim worshippers outside a London mosque is "troubled", according to his family, while those who know him describe a man who has verbally abused Muslim children.

Year of turmoil puts Britain on edge

London - From a lawmaker's assassination to a string of terror attacks and a devastating fire, Britain has suffered a heart-wrenching year that has put the government and society as a whole under severe strain.

UK police question 'troubled' anti-Muslim van attacker

London - Police on Tuesday questioned a man suspected of deliberately mowing down Muslims in London, as the interior minister said Britain was "bruised but not broken" by a string of terror attacks.

Bush officials can't be sued for post-9/11 abuses, says top court

Washington - The US Supreme Court ruled Monday that senior officials from president George W. Bush's administration cannot be held responsible for abuses against Muslim immigrants and others held in the frantic response to the September 11, 2001 attacks.

Mixed north London area rallies against anti-Muslim terror after attack

London - The multi-ethnic London neighbourhood of Finsbury Park, which has strong Jewish and Muslim communities, came out against terrorism on Monday after a white man drove a van into a crowd of Muslim worshippers near a local mosque.
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