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Putin says St. Petersburg explosion was terror attack

The explosion at a supermarket in Russia’s second-largest city was a terror attack, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday, adding that he has ordered security agencies to kill terror suspects on …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 8:34 p.m.

‘One of my nightmares’: Pipe bomb attack hits in NYC subway

A crude pipe bomb strapped to a man inspired by the Islamic State group went off Monday in a crowded subway corridor near Times Square, injuring the man, slightly wounding …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 11:15 a.m.

Barcelona’s victims: A snapshot of the world

The dead and injured in Barcelona were a snapshot of the world – men, women and children from nearly three dozen nations – testifying to the huge global appeal of …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 9:10 a.m.

Family: California man celebrating marriage killed in Spain

A Northern California man who was spending his first wedding anniversary overseas was among those killed in a deadly truck attack in Barcelona, Spain, his family said Friday.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 7:55 p.m.

Spanish plan for carnage started with botched explosion

A cell of at least nine extremists meticulously plotted to combine vehicles and explosives in a direct hit on tourists, and managed to carry off most of their deadly plan, …


Las Ramblas: A top Barcelona site for tourists to stroll

The lengthy Las Ramblas promenade where a van plowed into pedestrians Thursday is a tree-lined walkway that starts in a huge plaza and ends near Barcelona’s harbor. It’s filled with …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 12:52 p.m.

U.S. condemns Spanish attack, pledges justice for terrorists

The United States swiftly condemned Thursday’s deadly terrorist attack in Barcelona and offered assistance to authorities in Spain.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 10:44 a.m.

Oregon State team near van incident deemed terror attack

The Oregon State men’s basketball team is staying at a hotel in Barcelona near where a van drove into pedestrians Thursday.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 3:30 p.m.

Attacker drives van into Barcelona crowd; 13 dead, 100 hurt

A white van jumped up onto a sidewalk and sped down a pedestrian zone Thursday in Barcelona’s historic Las Ramblas district, swerving from side to side as it plowed into …


UPDATED: Sun., June 18, 2017, 7:31 p.m.

Gunmen attack resort in Mali’s capital, killing 2

Jihadis attacked a hotel resort Sunday in Mali’s capital, taking hostages at a spot popular with foreigners on the weekends. More than 30 people managed to escape though at least …


Islamic State rarely carries out terrorist attacks in Iran. How does Iran prevent them?

Terrorist attacks in major Iranian cities are rare, which is one reason the near-simultaneous assaults Wednesday in Tehran were so remarkable.


Run, Hide, Tell? London attack response likely saved lives

College student Vashu Tyagi was leaving his dorm and heading to a nearby bar to celebrate the end of classes Saturday night in London when he saw people running frantically …


Islamic State claims attack on Egypt police checkpoint

The Islamic State extremist group has claimed responsibility for an attack on an Egyptian police checkpoint near the famed Saint Catherine’s Monastery in Sinai late Tuesday which authorities said killed …