Tag: counter terrorism

4 people dead in London attack including 1 police officer, 20 injured

4 people dead in London attack including 1 police officer, 20 injured

Four people, including the attacker and a police officer, died in Wednesday’s terrorism incident at the British parliament, police said. “Four people have died. That includes the police officer who was protecting parliament and one man we believe to be the attacker who was shot by a police firearms officer,” Britain’s top counter-terrorism officer Mark […]

March 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
France, India to strengthen counter-terror cooperation

France, India to strengthen counter-terror cooperation

Jan 25, – Hollande said he and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had agreed to step up cooperation on counter-terrorism after deadly attacks on Paris in November that recalled the 2008 assault on Mumbai. French President Francois Hollande vowed Monday not to weaken his resolve against terrorism as he held talks with India’s leader on […]

January 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
UK teens ‘heading for Syria’ released on bail

UK teens ‘heading for Syria’ released on bail

Mar 16, – Two 17-year-old boys from northwest London and a man aged 19 were detained by authorities in Turkey on Friday and were deported to Britain on Saturday, where they were promptly arrested by counter-terrorism officers. Three British teenagers suspected of trying to travel to Syria were released on bail after being questioned for […]

March 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
Missing Libyan aircraft spark fears of 9/11-style attack in North Africa

Missing Libyan aircraft spark fears of 9/11-style attack in North Africa

Sep 03, – U.S. officials Tuesday expressed fears that Islamist militants who allegedly stole 11 jetliners in Libya last month could carry out a 9/11-style attack in North Africa days before the 13th anniversary of the terror attack on the United States. “We found out on Sept. 11 what can happen with hijacked planes,” he […]

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