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Guantanamo geriatrics? Detainee population quietly ages

Washington - They arrived at Guantanamo Bay as young men, captured on the battlefields of Afghanistan and elsewhere early in America's war on terror, following the September 11, 2001 attacks.

Last Paris attacks suspect not to appeal Belgium sentence

Apo - Salah Abdeslam, the sole surviving suspect in the Paris attacks, will not appeal his 20-year prison term over a gun battle with police in Brussels that led to his capture, his lawyer says Monday.

Two families staged Indonesian suicide bombings: police

Surabaya - A family of five, including a child, carried out the suicide bombing of a police headquarters in Indonesia's second city Surabaya on Monday, police said, a day after a deadly wave of attacks on churches staged by another family.

Two suicide bombers blow themselves up at Indonesian police HQ: authorities

Surabaya - Two militants on a motorcycle blew themselves up at a police headquarters in Indonesia's second city Surabaya on Monday, wounding at least 10 people including officers, authorities said, a day after a deadly wave of suicide bombings hit churches.

Saudi-financed Belgian mosques teach hatred of Jews, gays: report

Apo - Teaching manuals in Gulf Arab-financed mosques in Belgium promote anti-semitic stereotypes of Jews and call for the persecution of homosexuals, according to a leaked Belgian intelligence report.

Rocket fire kills four in Syrian capital: state media

Damascus - Rocket fire in the Syrian capital killed four people and wounded dozens of others on Wednesday, state media said.State news agency SANA said four people were killed and 24 wounded in "attacks on the Damascus Tower and Maysat Square".

Court blocks sending American 'IS fighter' to third country

Washington - A US appeals court on Monday blocked the government's plan to hand over to a third country an American citizen captured in Syria allegedly fighting for the Islamic State group.

Anger in France over Trump comments on Bataclan attacks

Paris - France has condemned remarks by US President Donald Trump about the 2015 attacks in Paris and called on him to show respect for the victims of the worst bloodshed on French soil since World War II.

ETA legacy haunts leftist Basque separatist parties

Madrid - With the end of ETA, the struggle for independence in Spain's Basque Country falls to left-wing separatist parties which have not yet fully distanced themselves from its bloody legacy.

Suriname halts fishing after deadly attacks

Paramaribo - Recent deadly attacks on Surinamese fishing boats have frayed nerves and brought the country's deep-sea fishing sector to a grinding halt, officials said Friday.

Spain vows no let-up for terror convicts as ETA dissolves

Madrid - Spain vowed to bring to justice all those who committed crimes in the name of former Basque separatist group ETA even as its formal dissolution was sealed on Friday with calls for reconciliation.

French Basque Country set for ETA's final dissolution act

Cambo-les-bains - ETA ends its days-long dissolution process Friday at a peace conference in the French Basque Country, putting paid to western Europe's last armed insurgency after more than four decades of violence.

Basque leader says region 'does not know peace or freedom'

Donostia-san Sebasti - Veteran Basque leader Arnaldo Otegi vowed Thursday to keep pushing for independence for the northern Spanish region, saying it "does not know peace or freedom," after separatist group ETA announced it had disbanded.

'15 minutes' to end ETA's 60-year armed struggle

Geneva - It was a short-lived, somewhat chaotic scene in Geneva Thursday that marked the end point of nearly six decades of armed struggle by Basque separatist group ETA.

Scotland to review conviction of Lockerbie bomber

Edinburgh - A Scottish commission responsible for investigating miscarriages of justice on Thursday said it will review the conviction of a man jailed for bombing a plane over the Scottish town of Lockerbie in 1988.

Basque Country says farewell to ETA

Salvatierra - "ETA, Farewell and go with honour" reads graffiti in Spain's Basque Country as the separatist group disbands, a move many feel was long in coming in a region where nationalist feelings still run high.

ETA ends Europe's last armed insurgency

Donostia-san Sebasti - Basque separatist group ETA formally declared its dissolution Thursday, marking the definitive end to western Europe's last armed insurgency.

Spain PM says 'no impunity' for ETA after dissolution

Donostia-san Sebasti - Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Thursday there would be "no impunity" for ETA's crimes even though the Basque separatist group has committed to fully disbanding after more than four decades of violence.

In first under Trump, Guantanamo Bay inmate transferred

Apo - A Saudi inmate from Guantanamo Bay has arrived back in the kingdom after the Pentagon said it was transferring him to his homeland, the first such move under President Donald Trump.

Guantanamo inmate transferred to Saudi Arabia: Pentagon

Washington - A Guantanamo Bay inmate who pleaded guilty to helping plan a 2002 attack on a French oil tanker has been transferred to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon said Wednesday.

Basque separatists ETA announce dissolution

Donostia-san Sebasti - Basque separatist group ETA announced it was fully disbanding, the final step to the definitive end of its deadly decades-long independence campaign, in a letter published Wednesday.

IS suspects stand trial for Iran attacks

Tehran - Twenty-six alleged members of the Islamic State group went on trial in Iran on Saturday over attacks last year on parliament and the tomb of revolutionary leader Ruhollah Khomeini, local media reported.

Last Paris attacks suspect sentenced to 20 years in Belgium

Apo - A Belgian court on Monday said the sole surviving suspect in the Paris attacks, Salah Abdeslam, remained "dangerous" as it sentenced him to 20 years in prison over a gunbattle with police in Brussels that led to his capture.

Verdict for Paris suspect Abdeslam in Belgian trial

Apo - A Belgian court will give its verdict Monday on Salah Abdeslam, the last surviving suspect in the Paris Islamist attacks, over a bloody 2016 shootout with police in Brussels that led to his capture.

US school shootings rise rapidly in two decades: study

Tampa - Mass shootings at US schools are rising rapidly, killing more people in the last 18 years than in the entire 20th century, said a study Thursday.

Twitter: 1 million accounts suspended for 'terrorism promotion'

Washington - Twitter said Thursday it has suspended over one million accounts for "promotion of terrorism" since 2015, claiming its efforts have begun to make the platform "an undesirable place" to call for violence.

58 percent of French say more could be done to prevent attacks: poll

Paris - More than half of French people believe the government could do more to stop terror attacks, according to a poll published on Thursday, six days after fresh bloodshed in the country.

Paris suspect Abdeslam to get Belgian trial verdict in April

Apo - Belgian judges will hand down their verdict in April in the trial of Salah Abdeslam, the last surviving suspect in the Paris Islamist attacks, over a shootout in Brussels that led to his capture.

France wrestles once again with how to counter Salafists' sway

Paris - As France prepares to honour a policeman killed in the latest attack by a homegrown jihadist, debate has again flared over how to counter the influence of radical Salafist interpretations of Islam, with some officials urging an outright ban.

The victims of France's jihadist shooting spree

Tr - Along with a heroic police officer who offered himself as a hostage, the victims of the jihadist shooting spree in France were a butcher and two pensioners.
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