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Turkey detains 13 over Istanbul airport attack

Istanbul - Turkey on Thursday detained 13 suspected Islamic State jihadists over the deadly Istanbul airport attack, as chilling details emerged of how suicide bombers launched their assault.

Turkey and IS: Heading for all-out war?

Birut - The Turkish authorities have accused the Islamic State group of carrying out the attack on Istanbul's international airport that killed 41 people.

Outlook bleak for Turkey tourism after airport blasts

Istanbul - Turkey's already limping tourism industry is suffering a fresh grievous blow after the latest in a series of attacks targeted at tourists claimed dozens of lives, analysts said Wednesday.

French police probing new Charlie Hebdo threats

Paris - French police are probing new threats against satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, the target of a jihadist attack in January 2015 that left 12 dead, a legal source said Wednesday.

Turkey terror: The militant groups behind attacks

Istanbul - Turkey has been hit by a wave of attacks over the past year that have claimed the lives of more than 260 people, mainly in the capital Ankara and the country's biggest city Istanbul.

Witnesses recount panic, horror of Istanbul airport carnage

Istanbul - A petrified honeymoon couple hugged each other inside a hair salon cupboard as shots rang out outside, praying the gunmen rampaging through Istanbul's airport would not find them.

Major bomb attacks in Turkey

Istanbul - At least 41 people died in a triple suicide bombing at Istanbul's international airport on Tuesday, the latest in a series of attacks that have claimed at least 260 lives over the past year.

41 dead in Istanbul airport carnage blamed on IS

Istanbul - Turkey pointed the finger of blame at Islamic State jihadists Wednesday after suicide bombers armed with automatic rifles attacked Istanbul's main international airport, killing 41 people, including foreigners.

Major bomb attacks in Turkey

Istanbul - Following is a list of the worst bomb attacks in Turkey since 1986:- 2016 -June 28: At least 36 people are killed in a triple suicide bombing and gun attack at Istanbul's Ataturk airport.

Istanbul airport attacks kill 36, Turkey blames IS

Istanbul - Turkey Wednesday pointed the finger of blame at Islamic State jihadists after a triple suicide bombing and gun attack at Istanbul's main international airport killed at least 36 people, including foreigners.

At least 32 killed in suicide bomb attack at Istanbul airport

Istanbul - A triple suicide bombing and gun attack at Istanbul's Ataturk airport killed at least 32 people and left scores wounded, in the latest deadly strike to rock Turkey's biggest city.

Brazil educates public on terror dangers

Rio De Janeiro - Brazil's security forces unveiled a terrorism awareness campaign Tuesday one month ahead of the Rio Olympics in a bid to educate ordinary Brazilians over a novel threat to the Latin American country.

No Clinton bombshell in Benghazi report by Republicans

Washington - Republican lawmakers on Tuesday released a report on the deadly 2012 assault on the US mission in Benghazi, accusing then secretary of state Hillary Clinton of underestimating and then misrepresenting the extremist threat in Libya.

Seven hospitalized in California stabbing at neo-Nazi rally

San Francisco - Seven people were hospitalized with at least two in critical condition after a stabbing spree broke out during a neo-Nazi rally at California's state capitol building, officials said.

US parades celebrate Gay Pride, honor Orlando victims

New York - Hundreds of thousands of people from New York to San Francisco marched to celebrate gay pride, honor those killed in the Florida gay nightclub massacre, and promote tolerance.

Belgium charges two with terror offences

Brussels - Belgian authorities have charged two men with terrorist offences after raids overnight, the federal prosecutor's office said Saturday amid reports of a planned attack on a Euro 2016 fanzone."Two persons...

Perpetrator of mass violence? Orlando shooter fit bill

Washington - It's been two weeks since the worst mass shooting in US history and authorities have yet to announce any breakthrough in the investigation into the motives of gunman Omar Mateen.

U.S. House Democrats stage sit-in to demand action on guns

Washington - In one of the most extraordinary scenes in years on the US House floor, Democrats staged a dramatic sit-in Wednesday, demanding that the Republican-led Congress address gun violence following the Orlando nightclub massacre.

White House decries Senate 'cowardice' for rejecting gun control

Washington - The White House on Tuesday denounced the "cowardice" of US senators who failed to pass gun control legislation taken up following the Orlando nightclub massacre.

Man held over ties to killer of French police couple

Versailles - French investigators said they had detained Tuesday a man linked to the the jihadist killer of a police commander and his partner, and were probing whether the suspect had spied on other officers.

Brother of Paris, Brussels attacks suspect detained: Prosecutors

Brussels - The brother of Mohamed Abrini, a Moroccan-Belgian implicated in the Paris and Brussels attacks, was detained Monday for having violated his bail conditions, Belgian prosecutors said.

Orlando shooter claimed attack with 'chilling calm': FBI

Miami - Orlando gunman Omar Mateen acted with "chilling calm" in phone calls made at the height of the deadliest mass shooting in US history, styling himself an "Islamic soldier" and warning of more bloodshed to come, officials said.

French police couple buried after jihadist murder

P - Hundreds of people paid a final tribute to a policeman and his partner who were buried in southern France on Monday after being knifed to death by an extremist.

Iran thwarts major 'terrorist plot': State media

Tehran - Iran's intelligence ministry said Monday it had thwarted a major jihadist plot to carry out bomb attacks in the capital Tehran and other parts of the country, state media reported.

Tens of thousands attend Orlando vigil

Washington - Tens of thousands of people took part in a candlelight vigil in downtown Orlando to remember victims of the massacre at a gay nightclub one week ago.

'Limited transcripts' of Orlando shooters exchanges with police to be released: Lynch

Washington - US authorities will release "limited transcripts" Monday of Orlando gunman Omar Mateen and police negotiators' telephone conversations during his attack at a gay nightclub that left 49 people dead, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Sunday.

Two men linked to French police killer charged

Paris - Two men linked to a jihadist who killed a French police officer and his partner were charged and detained by an anti-terror court.

Gay Pride prouder and louder after Orlando attacks

Vienna - Tens of thousands of Europeans paid tribute in Gay Pride marches on Saturday to the 49 people massacred in a gay nightclub in Orlando last weekend in a defiantly festive atmosphere.

Belgium anti-terror sweep over 'imminent' attack fears

Brussels - Belgian authorities on Saturday charged three men with "attempted terrorist murder" after raiding dozens of homes in raids linked to a reported threat to fans during a Euro 2016 football game.Named by prosecutors as Samir C., Moustapha B. et Jawad B.

Obama says easy access to weapons 'unconscionable'

Washington - Renewing his call to reduce gun violence, President Barack Obama characterized easy access to weapons as "unconscionable" Saturday, less than a week after the worst mass shooting in US history.
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