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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.

Ivanka Trump expresses solidarity over London mosque attack

Washington - Ivanka Trump on Monday expressed solidarity with worshippers attacked while leaving a London mosque, while her father -- usually quick to condemn extremist attacks -- was silent for the time being.

Finsbury Park Mosque: Former hub of radical Islam

London - The Finsbury Park Mosque, which appeared Monday to have been the target of an anti-Muslim terror attack, has fought for years to throw off its reputation as a centre for radical Islamism.

Terror attacks and fire tragedy: Britain's time of tumult

London - Britain has endured a tumultuous period in recent months including four terror attacks, a catastrophic fire and a dramatic election that left Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative government badly weakened.

London attacker who wanted to 'kill all Muslims' was saved by imam

London - Worshippers leaving a London mosque early Monday were helping an elderly man who had collapsed when a van deliberately rammed them, driven by an attacker who shouted: "I want to kill all Muslims", witnesses said.

One dead as van rams Muslims near London mosque

London - A van ploughed into a crowd of Muslims near a London mosque early on Monday, leaving one person dead and injuring 10 others in what was being treated as the latest terrorist attack to hit Britain.

French military rocker gets reward for Oasis song rendition

Paris - The French military band leader who performed a moving rendition of a hit by Manchester rock band Oasis before a England-France football game this week has been invited to a concert by songwriter Noel Gallagher, the promoters said Thursday.

Europe's dilemma - how to deal with returning jihadists

Paris - Europe is struggling to respond to the challenge posed by the thousands of jihadists who travelled to the battlefields of Syria or Iraq and have now begun to return home.

Jihadist arrests in Europe nearly double in two years: Europol

Den Haag - The numbers arrested in Europe on suspicion of jihadist activities nearly doubled over the last two years, Europe's policing agency said Thursday, with an alarming rise among women and young adults.

IS praises jihadist attacks in Philippines, Iran

Birut - A spokesman for the Islamic State group praised jihadist attacks in the Philippines and Iran, in an audio recording broadcast Tuesday.

IS praises jihadist attacks in Philippines, Iran

Birut - A spokesman for the Islamic State group praised jihadist attacks in the Philippines and Iran, in an audio recording broadcast Tuesday.

IS praises jihadist attacks in Philippines, Iran

Birut - A spokesman for the Islamic State group praised jihadist attacks in the Philippines and Iran, in an audio recording broadcast Tuesday.

Terror victims to be honoured as Macron, May attend France-England

Paris - A minute's silence will be held prior to France's home friendly with England on Tuesday as a tribute to the victims of recent terror attacks in England, the French Football Federation (FFF) confirmed on Monday.

Iran tracks down and kills IS suspects after attacks

Tehran - Iran has tracked down and killed several suspected jihadists including the alleged mastermind of twin attacks in Tehran last week, a security official and a minister have said.

London attackers faked suicide vests for 'maximum fear'

London - Fake suicide vests worn by the assailants in the London Bridge attack were made with disposable water bottles attached to leather belts, police revealed Sunday.

Notre Dame attacker a self-radicalised novice: prosecutor

Paris - An Algerian man who attacked a policeman with a hammer outside Notre Dame cathedral was a loner with a deep interest in Islamic State jihadist propaganda, the Paris prosecutor said Saturday.

Spain gives London attack 'skateboard hero' a posthumous medal

Madrid - A Spanish man hailed as a "skateboard hero" after he died trying to defend a woman from one of the assailants in last weekend's London attack has been awarded a posthumous medal, Madrid said Friday.

Spain gives London attack 'skateboard hero' a posthumous medal

Madrid - A Spanish man hailed as a "skateboard hero" after he died trying to defend a woman from one of the assailants in last weekend's London attack has been awarded a posthumous medal, Madrid said Friday.

Spain gives London attack 'skateboard hero' a posthumous medal

Madrid - A Spanish man hailed as a "skateboard hero" after he died trying to defend a woman from one of the assailants in last weekend's London attack has been awarded a posthumous medal, Madrid said Friday.

Iran attacks 'reinforce hatred' for US, Saudi: leader

Tehran - The attacks in Tehran this week will only "reinforce hatred" for the United States and Saudi Arabia, Iran's supreme leader said on Friday at a funeral for those killed.

Saudis apologise over 'disgraceful' snub of minute's silence

Sydney - Saudi Arabia football chiefs apologised Friday after the national team was accused of "a disgraceful lack of respect" for failing to observe a minute's silence in Australia in honour of victims of the London terror attack.

Everyday issues trump terror in London attackers' suburb

London - In Barking, the suburban home to two of the London attackers, everyday issues such as health, education and housing trumped security for voters heading to the polls on Thursday.

Brussels attacks probe highlights intel sharing failures

Brussels - An investigation into the Brussels suicide bombings last year highlighted failures in intelligence sharing among the security services as well as their "limited" information about radical networks.

Rebuffed in Norway, Breivik takes case to European rights court

Oslo - Neo-Nazi mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in 2011, will take his case over his "inhumane" prison conditions to the European Court of Human Rights, his lawyer said Thursday after exhausting all legal options in Norway.
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