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25 killed in IS attacks in northern Iraq: officials

25 killed in IS attacks in northern Iraq: officials

At least 25 civilians and members of government forces have been killed in northern Iraq since late Sunday in attacks by the Islamic State group, officials said.

German far-right 'terrorists' jailed for refugee attacks

German far-right 'terrorists' jailed for refugee attacks

Eight members of a German far-right group were jailed Wednesday on terrorism and attempted murder charges for a series of explosives attacks targeting refugees and anti-fascist activists.

Burkina Faso arrests key attack suspect, says source

Burkina Faso arrests key attack suspect, says source

Sunday saw further unrest when one person was shot dead after three people attempted to storm a roadblock in the early hours near the presidential compound, a government source said.

France has foiled two attacks this year - minister

France has foiled two attacks this year - minister

One of two would-be attackers arrested in January had planned to hit a "major sporting facility", Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said.

At least 29 killed in insurgent attacks across Afghanistan

At least 29 killed in insurgent attacks across Afghanistan

At least 29 people have been killed in four attacks across three Afghan provinces, officials said Saturday.

Taliban attacks leave at least 15 police dead in Afghanistan

Taliban attacks leave at least 15 police dead in Afghanistan

At least 15 police officers were killed in separate Taliban attacks in Afghanistan's western province of Farah and in Zabul in the south, officials confirmed on Saturday.

US arrests Saudi with Qaeda ties who sought pilot license

US arrests Saudi with Qaeda ties who sought pilot license

US authorities said Tuesday they had arrested a longtime Saudi resident of Oklahoma who had trained with Al-Qaeda and sought flying lessons.

Paris attacks suspect tried in Belgium over shootout

Paris attacks suspect tried in Belgium over shootout

Belgium will be on high alert on Monday as the last surviving suspect in the 2015 Paris attacks, Salah Abdeslam, stands trial in Brussels over a shootout that led to his capture.

Police slap terror charges on NY subway bombing suspect

Police slap terror charges on NY subway bombing suspect

Police on Tuesday filed terror-related charges against a 27-year-old Bangladeshi driver accused of detonating a homemade pipe bomb strapped to his body in a crowded passage of the New York subway.

Police foil 'attack' on school in Australia

Police foil 'attack' on school in Australia

Two teenagers have been charged with planning an attack at a school in Australia using guns and explosives in an act police Wednesday alleged was designed to harm ‘a large number of people’.

Police foil Australia New Year's Eve 'terror plot'

Police foil Australia New Year's Eve 'terror plot'

An Islamic State sympathiser planned to buy a gun and kill as many revellers as possible on New Year's Eve in Melbourne's popular Federation Square, police alleged Tuesday after foiling the plot.

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.