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New York bomb suspect apparently acted alone: FBI

Washington - The suspect in the bombing this month in New York's Chelsea neighborhood appears to have acted on his own, with no connection to an extremist movement, the FBI said Tuesday.

German mosque bombed ahead of unity celebrations

Dresden - Bomb attacks hit a mosque and an international convention centre in the eastern German city of Dresden, police said Tuesday, adding that they suspected a xenophobic and nationalist motive.

Danish court acquits four of aiding 2015 Copenhagen attacker

Copenhagen - A Danish court on Tuesday acquitted four Danes accused of aiding a Copenhagen gunman who killed a filmmaker and a Jewish security guard in twin attacks in February 2015.

Danish court acquits four of aiding 2015 Copenhagen attacker

Copenhagen - A Danish court on Tuesday acquitted four Danes accused of aiding a Copenhagen gunman who killed a filmmaker and a Jewish security guard in twin attacks in February 2015.

Danish court acquits four of aiding 2015 Copenhagen attacker

Copenhagen - A Danish court on Tuesday acquitted four Danes accused of aiding a Copenhagen gunman who killed a filmmaker and a Jewish security guard in twin attacks in February 2015.

Sister of killed jihadist arrested in Belgium

Brussels - The sister of a jihadist killed in a terror raid in Belgium last year has been arrested and charged with terrorist activity, a prosecutor said on Monday.

Two teenage girls held in France over 'terror plot'

Paris - Two teenage girls from the French city of Nice are being held on suspicion of planning an attack directed by a notorious Syria-based French jihadist, a source close to the investigation said Sunday.

Pope urges 'sincere dialogue' as he meets Nice attack victims

Rome - Pope Francis on Saturday called for a "sincere dialogue" between Christians and Muslims as he met grieving relatives and survivors of France's Bastille Day attack, in which a jihadist ploughed his truck into a crowd.

Pope to meet families of Nice attack victims

Rome - Pope Francis will on Saturday hold a multi-faith meeting of grieving relatives and survivors of an attack in France in July when a jihadist ploughed his truck into a crowd in Nice.

Man caught smuggling arms to Paris goes on trial in Germany

Berlin - A Montenegrin went on trial in southern Germany Friday accused of helping to prepare a terror attack after he was found driving to Paris last November with Kalashnikovs and explosives hidden in his car.

France charges two with suspected jihadist links

Paris - Two men allegedly linked to French extremist Rachid Kassim have been charged with "associating with terrorists", Paris prosecutors said Wednesday.

US charges Afghan-born suspect with NY, NJ attacks

New York - The United States charged an Afghan-born American restaurant worker, who was critically wounded in a police shootout, with detonating and planting bombs in New York and New Jersey.

FBI investigated NY bomb suspect in 2014

New York - The FBI said Tuesday that it had investigated the New York area bomb suspect for terrorism in 2014 but found no link, despite his alleged violent acts after returning from Pakistan.

NY bomb suspect violent at home, lived in Pakistan

New York - The Afghan-born American held on suspicion of bombing New York had a violent past, allegedly stabbing his brother after returning from a year in Pakistan, and reportedly possessed a notebook that mentioned Al-Qaeda.

NY bombing suspect 'critical but stable': police

New York - The suspect held on suspicion of carrying out weekend bomb attacks in New York and New Jersey is in critical but stable condition in a hospital, police said Tuesday.

Eight arrested over links to Nice truck attacker

Nice - French police on Tuesday arrested eight associates of the jihadist who killed 86 people when he ploughed his truck into a Bastille Day crowd in Nice, an investigation source said."They are associates of the perpetrator.

Minnesota attacker was high-achieving student

Minneapolis - Dahir Ahmed Adan, the Somali American named as the perpetrator of the weekend stabbing rampage in Minnesota, was a high-achieving student with no known history of violence.

Somalis in Minnesota fear backlash after stabbing attack

Minneapolis - The Somali community in the US state of Minnesota braced for a backlash after a man who stabbed 10 people in a mall over the weekend was identified as one of their own.The FBI is investigating the Saturday attack in the city of St.

US neighbors shocked over 'deranged' NY bomb suspect

Elizabeth - Shock reigns supreme in the working-class neighborhood where Afghan-American Ahmad Khan Rahami apparently kept a low profile while allegedly plotting to bomb New York and New Jersey.

Latest US attacks show new face of terror

Washington - The weekend bombings in New York and New Jersey and a stabbing spree in the Midwest are the latest example of the new terror threat faced by the United States along with much of the West: diffuse, unsophisticated and very hard to counter.

Don't confuse Islam and terror, says French Muslim woman

Paris - A young French Muslim woman who lost three family members in the July 14 jihadist attack on Nice made an impassioned plea Monday not to confuse the Islamic faith with terrorism.

Wounded NY bomb suspect stretchered into ambulance: CNN footage

New York - The suspect wanted in connection with weekend bombings in New York and New Jersey was shown being stretchered into an ambulance Monday after being wounded following a shootout with police, CNN footage showed.

Obama warns Americans must not 'succumb to fear'

New York - President Barack Obama Monday called on Americans "not to succumb to fear" after bomb attacks in New York and New Jersey and a mass stabbing incident in Minnesota over the weekend.

NY, NJ bombings suspect 'in custody': US TV networks

New York - The Afghan-born American wanted in connection with weekend bombings in New York and New Jersey was taken into custody on Monday following a shootout with police, US television networks reported.

Up to five devices found in backpack in New Jersey

New York - Up to five suspicious devices were found in a backpack in a wastebasket in New Jersey, one of which exploded as bomb experts dealt with it, media and the local mayor said early Monday.

Bombs found in New Jersey after string of US attacks

New York - US police found multiple improvised explosive devices in New Jersey, one of which detonated, the FBI said Monday as investigators probed three attacks carried out on US soil in one day.

Minnesota stabbings probed as 'potential' act of terror: FBI

Washington - The FBI said Sunday it was investigating a stabbing spree at a Minnesota mall as a "potential act of terrorism," as local media identified the suspect as a 22-year-old Somali-American.Nine people were wounded Saturday in the attack in the city of St.

Brazilian prosecutors file Olympics terrorism charges

Bras - Brazilian prosecutors filed terrorism charges Friday against eight people accused of plotting attacks and recruiting followers ahead of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro last month.

Ex-Guantanamo inmate free to continue hunger strike: judge

Montevideo - A former Guantanamo inmate whose health is failing is free to continue his long hunger strike, ruled a Uruguayan judge.

US declares French jihadist Diaby 'global terrorist'

Washington - The United States on Friday designated French jihadist recruiter Omar Diaby a "global terrorist" subject to US economic sanctions, the State Department said.
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