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Attacks targeted more countries in 2016 but fewer killed: report

Attacks targeted more countries in 2016 but fewer killed: report

The number of people killed in extremist attacks declined for the second successive year in 2016 but more countries were affected, according to the Global Terrorism Index (GTI) released Wednesday.

Alleged Benghazi attacker appears before US judge

Alleged Benghazi attacker appears before US judge

A Libyan accused of involvement in the 2012 attack on the US diplomatic complex in Benghazi that killed four Americans, including the US ambassador, appeared Friday before a federal judge in Washington.

Trump vows crackdown after New York attack

Trump vows crackdown after New York attack

President Donald Trump on Wednesday vowed a battery of tough measures to curb immigration after a deadly terror attack in New York, but left the White House scrambling to figure out how to fulfil his promises.

Lawmakers to grill top Trump aides on war powers

Lawmakers to grill top Trump aides on war powers

US lawmakers were to grill President Donald Trump's top military and foreign policy advisers on Monday as Congress explores clawing back authority to pronounce on decisions of war and peace.

US Secretary of State makes surprise visit to Kabul

US Secretary of State makes surprise visit to Kabul

Tillerson is only the second member of Donald Trump's cabinet to visit the war-torn country since the US president's pledge in August to stay the course in America's longest war and send more troops.

Australia flags tougher national terror laws

Australia flags tougher national terror laws

Australia unveiled plans Wednesday to hold terror suspects for 14 days without charge and beef up its national database to include biometric data from driver's licences.

Police arrest 5 after homemade bomb found in Paris

Police arrest 5 after homemade bomb found in Paris

French police arrested five people, including one on a terror watchlist after discovering a suspected home-made bomb in one of Paris's most exclusive neighbourhoods at the weekend, officials said.

British police make second arrest over London train attack

British police make second arrest over London train attack

British police said Sunday they had made a second arrest in connection with the bombing of a London Underground train, as their probe into the terror attack widened.

Man arrested after attacking Paris patrol soldier

Man arrested after attacking Paris patrol soldier

The incident, in which the soldier in question was not injured, was the latest of several attacks on troops deployed in large numbers to patrol sensitive places in France.

UK terrorism arrests soar to record level after attacks this year

UK terrorism arrests soar to record level after attacks this year

The number of people arrested in Britain on suspicion of terrorism offences rocketed by 68 percent in the last year to the highest figure on record during a period when the country suffered four deadly attacks ...

Four Spain attack suspects in court for questioning

Four Spain attack suspects in court for questioning

As the dust settled over five days of angst in Spain after deadly terror attacks, the four remaining alleged members of a terror cell that carried out the carnage arrived in a Madrid court on Tuesday for questioning.

Spain identifies Barcelona attack driver as hunt widens

Spain identifies Barcelona attack driver as hunt widens

Spanish police said Monday they had identified the driver of a van that mowed down pedestrians in Barcelona, killing 13, as a manhunt for the suspect believed to be a Moroccan national widened across Europe.