Stories tagged: attacks
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 4:51 p.m.
U.S. considers whether virus might explain attacks in Cuba
The United States stood behind its assertion that U.S. personnel in Cuba were deliberately attacked and raised the possibility Tuesday that a virus was used, as lawmakers and even the …
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 11:41 a.m.
Trump’s attacks put new FBI director in tough spot
Christopher Wray faces a tough test four months into his leadership of the FBI: He must defend America’s top law enforcement agency against blistering attacks from President Donald Trump without …
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 3:19 p.m.
Draft U.N. resolution would condemn attacks on Rohingyas
Britain has circulated a draft U.N. resolution that would condemn violence that has sent more than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing from Myanmar to Bangladesh and call on Myanmar’s government to …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 19, 2017, 8:31 a.m.
U.S. tourist fears he was hit in Cuba, years before diplomats
Chris Allen’s phone started buzzing as word broke that invisible attacks in Cuba had hit a U.S. government worker at Havana’s Hotel Capri. Allen’s friends and family had heard an …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 16, 2017, 12:48 p.m.
Trump: Cuba ‘is responsible’ for attacks on U.S. personnel
President Donald Trump said Monday that he believes Cuba is responsible for unexplained, invisible attacks in Cuba that have harmed American government workers.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 1:36 p.m.
The sound in Havana: What Americans heard in Cuba attacks
The Associated Press has obtained a recording of what some U.S. Embassy workers heard in Havana, part of the series of unnerving incidents later deemed to be deliberate attacks.
Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 3:45 p.m.
U.S.: A few visitors to Cuba claim symptoms similar to attacks
The United States has received “a handful of reports” from American citizens who say they’ve experienced symptoms similar to those in attacks of U.S. government workers in Havana, a State …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
Bizarre attacks in Havana hit U.S. spy network in Cuba
Frightening attacks on U.S. personnel in Havana struck the heart of America’s spy network in Cuba, with intelligence operatives among the first and most severely affected victims, the Associated Press …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 26, 2017, 12:27 p.m.
Thousands in Barcelona march shouting ‘I’m not afraid!’
Hundreds of thousands of peace marchers flooded the heart of Barcelona on Saturday shouting “I’m not afraid” – a public rejection of violence following extremist attacks that killed 15 people, …
Sat., June 24, 2017, 12:30 p.m.
Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 85
The death toll from twin blasts in the northwestern town of Parachinar climbed to 67 Saturday, bringing the overall death toll from three separate attacks in Pakistan to 85, with …
Wed., May 10, 2017, 4:49 p.m.
West Africa scrambles to contain surge in militant attacks
West African nations are preparing to deploy a military force to counter a surge in ambushes and bombings by Islamist militants that more than 15,000 international troops have failed to …
UPDATED: Sun., March 19, 2017, 5:16 p.m.
Israel reportedly launches strike on Syria as tensions rise
An Israeli aircraft reportedly launched a strike into Syria on Sunday that left one person dead, in what appeared to be the second cross-border attack in three days as tensions …
Sun., March 19, 2017
Jamie Tobias Neely: Trump presidency spotlights media’s vital role
Whatever the future holds, we know this: Our system of government simply can’t survive without a free, independent and courageous press.
Mon., Feb. 6, 2017, 8:38 p.m.
Trump says media ‘doesn’t want to report’ extremist attacks
President Donald Trump on Monday accused the media of deliberately minimizing coverage of the threat posed by the Islamic State group, saying news outlets “have their reasons” for not reporting …
Sun., Jan. 8, 2017, 5 a.m.
Turkey’s tourism takes big hit after extremist attacks
The once bustling Grand Bazaar in Istanbul is astonishingly quiet. The shops and restaurants in the city’s trendy Istiklal Street are all but empty of foreign customers and the hotels …
Sat., Nov. 12, 2016, 2:36 p.m.
Survivors of Paris attacks mark first anniversary
Nov. 13, 2015, has already gone down as the darkest day in French history since World War II, when 130 people were killed here in an Islamic State assault on …
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016, 12:34 p.m.
Tourism to Paris slumps after attacks, strikes, floods
Fewer foreign tourists are visiting the Paris region after deadly attacks last year and a season of strikes, violent labor action and exceptional floods.
Wed., July 27, 2016, 12:43 p.m.
Iraq: Attacks kill at least 18; province takes on militants
BAGHDAD – Militants unleashed a series of attacks Wednesday in and around Baghdad, killing at least 18 people, officials said. South of the Iraqi capital, a provincial council approved a …
Tue., July 26, 2016, 1:46 p.m.
German officials vow tighter security and migrant controls
German officials vowed tighter security and called for tougher controls of asylum-seekers Tuesday in the aftermath of four attacks in the country in the span of a week, two of …
Thu., Sept. 19, 2013
Teens arrested after sword attack
Two teenage boys were arrested Tuesday after what law enforcement describes as a drug-fueled crime spree during which they assaulted one boy’s mother with a sword and planned to eat …
Thu., Sept. 27, 2012
Teen admitted killing woman on trail, police say
A teenager Spokane police had long suspected in the May stabbing death of Sharlotte McGill admitted to killing her, court documents filed Wednesday revealed. While police suspected Avondre C. Graham, …
Wed., Sept. 5, 2012, 11:37 a.m.
Afghan soldiers fired during insider attacks probe
KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan authorities have detained or removed hundreds of soldiers in an investigation into rising insider attacks against international service personnel who are their supposed partners in the …
Fri., Aug. 17, 2012, 8:03 a.m.
Another Afghan police attack kills 2 US servicemen
KABUL, Afghanistan — A newly recruited Afghan village policeman opened fire on his American allies today, killing two U.S. service members minutes after they handed him his official weapon in …