Stories tagged: terrorism
Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 3:25 p.m.
The leaders of Britain, France and Italy are setting an ambitious goal for tech companies to tackle online posts that promote terrorism: Take them down within an hour or two.
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 2:11 p.m.
British police have arrested a third suspect in connection with the bomb that partially exploded on a London subway last week.
Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 11:47 a.m.
British media reported the first details of two men arrested in connection with a crude – but potentially deadly – bomb that detonated in the London subway last week, injuring …
Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 1:13 p.m.
A spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said that hundreds of bomb threats made by anonymous telephone callers against major public buildings in Russia this week amount to …
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 11:51 a.m.
Nearly 100,000 people have been evacuated from airports, schools and government buildings across Russia, including an iconic department store on Red Square, amid a wave of fake bomb threats that …
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 7:26 a.m.
Three Tennessee high school students who posted a fake shooting threat on social media have been arrested.
Tue., Sept. 12, 2017
Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. American attacked, Sept. 12, 2001
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 11, 2017, 3:26 p.m.
Islamic State militants ambushed a police convoy in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula on Monday, killing 18 police and wounding seven others in one of the deadliest attacks this year in the …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 11, 2017, 2:12 p.m.
Americans commemorated 9/11 on Monday with tear-streaked tributes, a presidential warning to terrorists and appeals from victims’ relatives for unity and hope 16 years after the deadliest terrorist attack on …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 8:48 p.m.
The Trump administration on Friday ramped up diplomatic efforts to help resolve Qatar’s crisis with its Arab neighbors, which risks implications for America’s military presence in the Middle East and …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 10:50 a.m.
A U.S. military drone strike has killed three members of the al-Shabab extremist group in Somalia, the U.S. Africa Command said Wednesday.
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 2:16 p.m.
The Pentagon has begun sending additional troops to Afghanistan to carry out President Donald Trump’s new war strategy, which will stick to his predecessor’s approach of supporting the Afghans’ fight …
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 11:32 a.m.
The Trump administration is holding up $255 million in military assistance for Pakistan until it cracks down on extremist groups that destabilize Afghanistan.
Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 7:22 a.m.
A Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up at a bank not far from the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, killing five people Tuesday as government employees lined up to withdraw salaries …
Sun., Aug. 27, 2017, 8:20 a.m.
London police arrested a second man Sunday in connection with a suspect who drove up to a police van not far from Buckingham Palace then reached for a 4-foot sword, …
Sat., Aug. 26, 2017, 12:42 p.m.
Counterterrorism police are investigating after a 26-year-old man armed with a sword was arrested near Buckingham Palace late Friday, London’s Metropolitan Police said Saturday.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 4:39 p.m.
Iraqi military investigators said Friday they have discovered two mass graves near a former Islamic State group prison outside Mosul that contains the bodies of 500 IS victims.
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 11:34 a.m.
Ten civilians, including three children, were killed in a raid by foreign and Somali forces on a farm in southern Somalia, a deputy governor said Friday as officials displayed victims’ …
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 9:40 a.m.
Militants stormed a packed Shiite mosque in the Afghan capital during Friday prayers, in an attack that lasted for hours and ended with at least 20 worshipers killed and another …
Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 1:38 p.m.
Alerted by a detailed tip from Spanish colleagues, Dutch police arrested a man Thursday and questioned him on suspicion of preparing an attack on a concert in Rotterdam by an …
Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 8:43 a.m.
At least 11 people were beheaded on Wednesday in an attack by Islamist fighters on a checkpoint controlled by forces loyal to military commander Khalifa Haftar in central Libya, according …
Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 12:40 p.m.
An extremist cell in northeastern Spain was preparing bombs for an imam who planned to blow himself up at a Barcelona monument, a key suspect in the attacks that killed …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 11:26 p.m.
Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo says he’s glad President Donald Trump seems to be following the advice of the nation’s military leaders to recommit the United States to the 16-year-old war …
Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 12:46 p.m.
Colorado officials say three Afghan prison workers in the United States for training are missing after failing to return from an organized trip.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 3:26 p.m.
A man stabbed eight people Friday in Finland’s western city of Turku, killing two of them, before police shot him in the thigh and detained him, police said. Authorities were …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 9:27 a.m.
The Trump administration has added a Kashmiri militant group fighting to end Indian rule in the disputed Himalayan region to several terrorism blacklists. The designation blocks any assets the group …
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 8:36 a.m.
French police shot and arrested a man suspected of slamming a BMW into soldiers in a Paris suburb on Wednesday, injuring six of them in what appeared to be a …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 8:39 p.m.
The remains of a man killed at the World Trade Center on 9/11 have been identified nearly 16 years after the attacks.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 12:18 p.m.
A suicide bomber struck a NATO convoy near the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Wednesday causing casualties, the U.S. military said without providing more information.
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 10:21 a.m.
An Afghan hospital official says an explosion inside a minority Shiite mosque in western Herat, on the border with Iran, has killed at least 20 people.