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Days before Trump exit, US rebrands Cuba state sponsor of terror

Washington - President Donald Trump's outgoing administration on Monday returned Cuba to the US blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism, the latest in a slew of last-minute actions to hinder President-elect Joe Biden's diplomacy.

Pompeo says US redesignating Cuba as state sponsor of terrorism

Washington - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday he was placing Cuba back on a blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism, a last-minute roadblock to expected efforts by President-elect Joe Biden to ease tensions.

Pompeo hints at returning 'evil' Cuba to terror list

Washington - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has hinted that he wants to redesignate "evil" Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism, a late-term move that would pile pressure on the communist island.

Pompeo hints at returning 'evil' Cuba to terror list

Washington - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has hinted that he wants to redesignate "evil" Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism, a late-term move that would pile pressure on the communist island.

Australian counter-terrorism police probe Brisbane murders

Sydney - Australian police said Friday they were treating the murder of an elderly couple in their Brisbane home as a terrorism incident.

Iran mocks Al-Qaeda No. 2 killed in Tehran report

Tehran - Iran on Saturday dismissed a US newspaper report that Al-Qaeda's second-in-command was killed in Tehran by Israeli agents as "made-up information" and denied the presence of any of the Sunni jihadist group's members in the Islamic republic.

Al-Qaeda's number two secretly killed in Iran: NYT

Washington - Al-Qaeda's second-in-command, indicted in the US for the 1998 bombings of its embassies in Tanzania and Kenya, was secretly killed in Iran in August, The New York Times reported Friday.

Deadly stabbing in Germany investigated as terrorist attack

Berlin - A knife attack that killed one tourist and seriously injured another in the German city of Dresden in early October is being treated as a terrorist attack, prosecutors said Wednesday, turning fears to Islamist violence after a string of far-right attac...

Op-Ed: US Afghanistan pullout- Asking for trouble

Washington - The baffling ability of the United States to politically lose wars which it has won militarily apparently continues. The troop pullout from Afghanistan is looking like a serious mistake.

NATO chief calls for new strategy on cyber, China

Bratislava - NATO needs a new strategic concept adjusted to the global rise of new technologies, terrorism and China to replace a plan developed a decade ago, the head of the alliance said on Wednesday.

Canada: Police accuse man of falsely claiming terrorist acts

Montr - Authorities in Canada have arrested and charged a man with making repeated false claims that he had traveled to Syria to join the Islamic State group and carried out grisly crimes, they announced.

US, Cuba trade terrorism accusations as Havana blacklisted

Washington - The United States and Cuba traded accusations of support for terrorism as President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday blacklisted the communist island, saying it had not fully cooperated on counterterrorism.

US adds Cuba to blacklist on counterterrorism

Washington - The United States said Wednesday it had added Cuba to a blacklist of countries that do not fully cooperate on counterterrorism, denouncing the presence of Colombian leftist guerrillas.

In first, US brands white supremacists as foreign terrorists

Washington - The United States on Monday branded a Russian far-right organization a terrorist group, the first time it has targeted purported white supremacists with action frequently used against jihadist groups.

In first, US brands white supremacists as foreign terrorists

Washington - The United States on Monday branded a Russian far-right group as a foreign terrorist organization, the first time it has targeted white supremacists with tools regularly used against jihadist groups.

Myanmar journalist hit with terrorism charges over insurgents interview

Mandalay - A Myanmar journalist faces up to life in prison for publishing an interview with a rebel group operating in the country's restive Rakhine state a week after the insurgents were classified as a terrorist organisation.

US indicts Venezuela leader Maduro for 'narco-terrorism'

Washington - The United States indicted Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and several top aides on Thursday for "narco-terrorism" and offered a $15 million reward for information leading to his capture.

US indicts Venezuela leader Maduro for 'narco-terrorism'

Washington - The US Justice Department announced the indictment Thursday of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and offered a $15 million reward for information leading to his capture.

UK adds entire Hezbollah movement to terror blacklist

London - Britain's finance ministry on Friday said it had added Lebanon's entire Hezbollah movement to its list of terrorist groups subject to asset freezing.

Saudis distance themselves from US naval base shooter

Apo - Saudi Arabia sought to distance itself Saturday from a student who carried out a fatal shooting at an American naval base, as it seeks to repair its image of being an exporter of Islamic extremism.

Review: ‘#Throwback Time’ yields mixed results for Toronto Second City Special

Toronto - Nostalgia is a recurring theme in “If I Could #Throwback Time”, Second City’s new revue in Toronto. And while some scenes hit the mark, others may make you yearn for the glory days of Catherine O’Hara or Mike Myers, or even Marty Adams.

Mexico detains US 'Islamist' at migrant center

Mexico - Mexico said Friday it arrested a US citizen suspected of backing jihadist groups who was being housed at a migrant detention center and deported him to the United States.

US offers $7 mn to find Hezbollah agent as Pompeo visits Argentina

Buenos Aires - The United States on Friday offered a $7 million reward to find a Hezbollah operative accused of masterminding a deadly 1994 attack on a Jewish center in Buenos Aires, as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sought to unite Latin American nations against the...

US offers $7 mn to find Hezbollah agent wanted for Argentina attack

Buenos Aires - The United States on Friday offered a $7 million reward to find a Hezbollah operative accused of masterminding a deadly 1994 attack on a Jewish center in Buenos Aires, as it vowed to bring together Latin American nations to fight the militant group.

'Victims and perpetrators': Rehabilitating Indonesia's child bombers

Jakarta - Thrown off a motorbike as her parents blew themselves up, nine-year-old Mila was the sole survivor of a family suicide bombing, part of a wave of such attacks involving children that rocked Indonesia.

Whistleblower says Facebook generating terror content

San Francisco - Facebook is unwittingly auto-generating content for terror-linked groups that its artificial intelligence systems do not recognize as extremist, according to a complaint made public on Thursday.

Albanian police arrest an Islamist sought by Italy

Tirana - Albanian police on Tuesday arrested a 28-year old man following a request from Italy where he is sought for "terrorist activities".

'Armed groups' planned attack on Colombian president: attorney general

Apo - The Colombian attorney general on Monday announced authorities had uncovered a suspected terrorist plot to target a meeting between President Ivan Duque and indigenous leaders over ongoing protests."We have reliable information that...

UN pushes countries to crack down on terror financing

New York - The UN Security Council ordered countries worldwide to step up the fight against terrorism financing Thursday by ensuring they have laws that make it a serious crime to fund terrorist acts.

Three charged over alleged Melbourne terror plot

Melbourne - Three men who allegedly plotted "chilling" terror attacks in Melbourne were charged early Tuesday, less than two weeks after a stabbing rampage inspired by the Islamic State group left two dead in Australia's second city, police said.
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Long-stemmed roses placed on railway tracks in Madrid serve as a solemn memorial in the immediate hours following the March 11, 2004 terrorist attacks which claimed nearly 200 lives.
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The Royal Special Forces of the Jordanian military are the counter-terrorism team of that nation. The team is tasked with carrying out operations against terrorists both in Jordan and abroad
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Ku Klux Klansmen and women at a cross lighting in on November 12th, 2005.
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The Korps Commandotroepen is a military counter-terrorism team of the Netherlands Army. In this image the members of the team are being trained in Counter-Terrorism tactics. The team's motto is "Now or Never."
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Emergency vehicles in Russell Square after the London bombings of July 2005
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Our youths need Mitaan to find love and peace  says Ajay Mandavi who is promoting the ritual
Our youths need Mitaan to find love and peace, says Ajay Mandavi who is promoting the ritual
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Aryan Republican Army member brandishing a handgun while making a propaganda video. The Aryan Republican Army (ARA), a domestic terrorism organization that was active during the mid 90's with the expressed purpose of violently overthrowing the government and establishing the United States as an all white nation.
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U.S. Navy sailors on watch for pirates in the Gulf of Aden
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A fighter with al-Qaida in a propaganda video produced by the terrorist organization. Al-Qaida is strongly suspected by U.S. officials of trafficking heroin to European cities from Afghanistan to fund it's terrorist activities. As an added bonus, in addition to garnering drug profits the terror group gets to harm and destroy the lives of countless thousands of "infidel" European citizens through heroin addiction.
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Timothy McVeigh about to be led out of a Perry, Oklahoma courthouse two days after the Oklahoma City bombing.
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A graph developed by the Southern poverty Law Center documenting the rise of the resurgence of the m...
A graph developed by the Southern poverty Law Center documenting the rise of the resurgence of the militia movement. From 149 groups in 2008, the number of Patriot organizations skyrocketed to 512 in 2009, shot up again in 2010 to 824, and then, last year, jumped to 1,274. That works out to a staggering 755% growth in the three years ending last Dec. 31. Last year’s total was more than 400 groups higher than the prior all-time high, in 1996 - a year after the Oklahoma City bombing.
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Aftermath of the 2013 boston marathon bombing show people helping others from the scene
Aftermath of the 2013 boston marathon bombing show people helping others from the scene
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Pasukan Gerakan Khas or PGK is a national law enforcement counter-terrorism team in Malaysia. 
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Pasukan Gerakan Khas or PGK is a national law enforcement counter-terrorism team in Malaysia. In this image two operatives of Pasukan Gerakan Khas Detachment A including one female operator arms with Heckler & Koch MP5-N submachineguns. The MP5-N used by the team is equipped with an Aimpoint CompM2 Red-Dot optical sight and Insight Technology tactical flashlight.
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The aftermath of a 2008 Israeli bombing in Gaza.
The aftermath of a 2008 Israeli bombing in Gaza.
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Scene of the Toulouse shootings in March 2012
Scene of the Toulouse shootings in March 2012
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The Mumbai police is planning this initiative as part of its Alert Mumbaikar campaign.
The Mumbai police is planning this initiative as part of its Alert Mumbaikar campaign.
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