Stories tagged: attacks
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, midnight
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, midnight
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, midnight
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 …