Terrorism

140 Soldiers Killed in Taliban Attack on Afghan Base, Official Says

KABUL, Afghanistan — A day after a lethal Taliban assault on an Army base in northern Afghanistan, an official said on Saturday that at least 140 soldiers had been killed, making it the single deadliest known attack on an Afghan military base in the course of the long war.<p>“Today, there was even a …

World News

ISIS Strikes Paris Again - And It Was an Unbelievable Move That Could Prove to Be Their Undoing - Fox Nation

<b>By Andrew Peek</b><p><b>Published April 20, 2017 | FoxNews.com</b><p>The slaying of at least one police officer and the wounding of two others by an ISIS gunman in Paris on Thursday was yet another tragedy for France. It joins the long list of French atrocities committed by ISIS, from the Bataclan massacre in …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Political correctness is ruining our strategy to defeat terrorism

A gunman opens fire in Paris,  killing one police officer and wounding two. Islamic  State quickly claims responsibility, naming the gunman as “a …

Opinion

Five Indian families, including young children, disappear to join the Islamic State

PADANNA, India — The aspiring jihadists began leaving here quietly in May, slipping away in twos and threes to avoid suspicion.<p>By the time their relatives realized they were missing, five families — some with small children — had left their comfortable bungalows and jobs as doctors and businessmen …

News

True scale of acid attacks hidden as victims too scared to come forward, police say

Hundreds of acid attacks reported to police each year may only be a fraction of the real total with many victims too afraid of reprisals to come forward, police have warned.<p>A senior police officer has appealed for all victims to report the crime, praising the bravery of one man who discussed his …

Extremism

UK Warns of Potential Terror Threat at Pakistan Airport

<i>PHOTO: Pakistani authorities are said to be investigating reports of a potential terrorist attack at the airport in Islamabad.(Photo courtesy of</i> …

Pakistan

How Terrorism Can Alter Elections

If Marine Le Pen, the leader of France’s far-right National Front, found herself hoping that Thursday’s terrorist attack in Paris might bolster her prospects in Sunday’s vote for president, then a substantial body of research suggests that those hopes could come true.<p>Terrorist attacks can shift …

Democracy

In the rush to blame radical Islamists for terror incidents, we are inadvertently handing them more power

You could say the road to hell is paved with good intentions. But there is a more blunt way to put this: if we want to fight terrorist groups, we …

Marine Le Pen

Deep Web: The ‘Dark’ Side Of Islamic State – Analysis

The so-called Islamic State (IS) is the most innovative terrorist group the world has seen. In the backdrop of its loss on the ground, IS is …

Deep Web

Panic at central Paris train station as 'knife-wielding man threatens police'

A knife-wielding man has been arrested at Gare du Nord train station in Paris after waving a knife at police.<p>Panicked commuters abandoned their …

Train Stations

Leader, member of ISIS ‘sleeper cell’ killed in police shootout

MOSCOW — Russia’s National Anti-Terrorism Committee says the leader of an Islamic State “sleeper cell” and one of the cell’s members have been killed …

Islamic State (ISIS)

France elections: French consulate in New York evacuated during voting amid bomb threat

French consulate on New york was briefly evacuated on Saturday, April 22, following a bomb threat, as thousands of expatriates headed for the building to cast ballots for France's presidential elections.<p>Consul General Anne-Claire Legendre said a suspicious vehicle outside the institution prompted …

France

As security threats increase, CM Yogi gets Special Commandos, Quick Response Team

In view of increasing threat perception to the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, the Union Home Ministry has decided to tighten his Z …

South Asia

Paris Police Shooting: Cop Xavier Jugele Was On Duty At Bataclan Attack

A police officer gunned down in a suspected terror attack in Paris this week was deployed to the Bataclan Theater the night it was attacked by Islamist extremists in November 2015.<p>Xavier Jugele, 37, was killed while on duty on the Champs Elysees on Thursday, a spokesperson for France's UNSA police …

France

Acid attacks 'hidden' by fearful victims, say police

<b>The true extent of acid attacks in Britain may be hidden because victims are afraid of reprisals, police say.</b><p>Assistant chief constable Rachel Kearton said she wanted to encourage more victims to come forward.<p>She was speaking after an acid attack at a London nightclub left two people each blinded in …

Extremism

Man, 21, charged over East London nightclub acid attack

Andre Phoenix was charged with seven counts of grievous bodily harm following the attack at a club in Dalston.<p>A 21-year-old man has been charged in …

Extremism

Kerala youths killed in Afghanistan: US bombing doesn't deter IS recruits who want to fight for 'Allah's cause'

The death of two youths from Kerala in the US operations against the Islamic State in Afghanistan in the last two months has not deterred the …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Bomb threat forces evacuation of French Consulate in NYC

The French Consulate was being evacuated because of a bomb threat Saturday night.<p>The threat against the building located on Fifth Ave. near E. 75th …

France

Author Alison MacLeod Tries To Find Humor In Terrorism

In her new book of short stories, Alison MacLeod spins biography, news stories and family history into surreal fiction. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly asks her about <i>All the Beloved Ghosts</i>.

Literature

Man arrested at Paris train station after threatening police with knife

A man with a knife has been arrested by police at Paris' Gare du Nord station, sending a brief ripple of concern over social media a day before the French presidential vote. No one was injured.<p>A French police official said a man carrying a knife walked into the station and was flagged to police, …

Policing

Election looms during Paris attack probe

French prosecutors are investigating whether the man who killed a policeman in Paris had accomplices and links to terrorist groups, as France …

France

SAS snipers guard runners at London Marathon with orders to 'shoot to kill' amid fears of possible terror attack

SAS snipers have been drafted in to guard runners and spectators at Sunday's London Marathon amid fears of a possible terror attack.<p>Extra armed …

London

Police in Bangladesh seize17 containers of bomb-making chemical

Police on Saturday seized 17 containers of hydrogen peroxide, a chemical used to make bombs, along with ammunition and jihadist books from a …

Paris Shooting Update: What we know about suspected shooter in terrorist attack

Paris is still reeling Friday after a gunman opened fire on Champs-Élysées Thursday, killing one police officer and wounding two others, in what …

France

The Banality of the Borussia Dortmund Bus Attack

The way the bombing has played out suggests Europe is becoming more accustomed to terrorism.<p>Immediately after the bombing of the Borussia Dortmund soccer team’s bus earlier this month, German police found three identical letters that seemed to support what everyone already believed. Several pipe …

Borussia Dortmund

The terror attack in France, explained in 400 words

Three days before the first round of French presidential elections, a terrorist struck Paris.<p>Late on Thursday, a French national named Karim Cheurfi exited his car on the Champs-Élysées and opened fire on a police van using an automatic weapon — killing one officer, Xavier Jugelé. Afterward, …

France

If we overreact to this attack on Paris then terrorism will ‘just never end’

When politicians such as Donald Trump rush to publicise terrorist incidents they turn violent crimes into global events and bestow celebrity on fanatics<p>“It just never ends,” says Donald Trump, referring to the shooting in Paris last night. He is right, but not as he means it. What never ends is the …

France

Denmark's first female teenage terror suspect found Isis 'exciting'

At one point, the "Kundby Girl" used the name of a terrorist who killed two people in shooting attacks in Copenhagen.<p>A 17-year-old, who is the first …

Copenhagen

Three dead in armed attack at Russian intelligence agency

MOSCOW — Russia’s FSB intelligence agency says three people were killed — including the attacker — and one wounded in an armed attack at its office …

Russia

How the Paris attack unfolded

France’s most famous boulevard was still busy with thousands of Parisians and tourists on Thursday evening when a non-descript old Audi pulled up alongside a police van.<p>At 9pm, the sun had just set and the fashionable boutiques of the Champs Elysees were beginning to put up their shutters, as the …

France