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French military training eagles to take down terrorist drones

French military training eagles to take down terrorist drones

Reports are emerging terrorists may be turning to drones, but the country has found a solution in the natural world. Reported the local media reported agence France-Presse, the golden eagle quartet, are being trained to detect, hunt, and take down enemy drones in the sky. France is on alert after November 2015 terror attacks for […]

February 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
Six people killed after gunmen open fire in ‘terrorist attack on Muslims’

Six people killed after gunmen open fire in ‘terrorist attack on Muslims’

Six people were killed and eight wounded when gunmen opened fire at a Quebec City mosque during Sunday night prayers, in what Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called a “terrorist attack on Muslims”. Police said two suspects had been arrested, but gave no details about them or what prompted the attack. Initially, the mosque president […]

January 30, 2017 | By | Reply More
Kenya sets fire to 5,000 illegal weapons in crime fight

Kenya sets fire to 5,000 illegal weapons in crime fight

Kenya destroyed some 5,250  illegal weapons by fire on Tuesday as part of efforts to fight crimes like cattle rustling, carjackings and to eliminate threats from terrorism. The burning destroyed weapons confiscated by law enforcement officials or voluntarily surrendered to agents collecting illegal small arms and light weapons. “Here in Kenya, small arms are implicated […]

November 15, 2016 | By | Reply More
U.S. says 300 Islamic State fighters killed in Afghan operation

U.S. says 300 Islamic State fighters killed in Afghan operation

Aug  10, – General John Nicholson said the offensive in the eastern province of Nangarhar was part of U.S. operations to degrade the capabilities of Islamic State wherever it raised its head, whether in Iraq and Syria or in Afghanistan. Afghan forces, backed by the United States, have killed an estimated 300 Islamic State fighters […]

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53 killed in bomb attack at hospital in Pakistan

53 killed in bomb attack at hospital in Pakistan

Aug 08, – The blast took place shortly after the body of a prominent lawyer killed in a shooting attack earlier in the day was brought to the hospital, said senior police official Zahoor Ahmed Afridi, though it was unclear if the two events were in any way connected. A powerful bomb went off on […]

August 8, 2016 | By | Reply More
London police say knife attack leaves 1 dead, 5 hurt

London police say knife attack leaves 1 dead, 5 hurt

Aug 04, – A 19-year-old man was arrested in Russell Square, in the city centre, which was cordoned off after the attack as police swarmed the area. A woman was killed and five people injured in a knife attack in central London Wednesday which police said they are investigating for possible terrorist links. A woman […]

August 4, 2016 | By | Reply More
‘At least six dead’ in suspected terror shooting at Munich mall

‘At least six dead’ in suspected terror shooting at Munich mall

July  22, – Police warned of an “acute terror” situation in the southern German city, which saw panicked shoppers fleeing the mall as armed police roamed the streets on the hunt for the attackers. At least six people are believed to have been killed in a shooting rampage in a Munich shopping centre on Friday […]

July 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
Obama in Orlando to console grieving families

Obama in Orlando to console grieving families

Jun 16, – Air Force One touched down shortly before 1:00 pm (1700 GMT) in Florida, where Obama will call for national unity and meet families whose lives have been ripped apart by a tragedy of national proportions. President Barack Obama arrived Thursday in Orlando, where he will console loved ones devastated by a shooting […]

June 16, 2016 | By | Reply More
UN- Violence kills at least 1,119 Iraqis in March

UN- Violence kills at least 1,119 Iraqis in March

Apr 02, – Another 1,561 Iraqis were wounded last month, the U.N. mission to Iraq said in a statement Friday. The figures include 575 civilians killed and another 1,196 wounded. The other casualties were Iraqi security forces, including Kurdish forces known as the peshmerga and government-allied militiamen. The United Nations says violence killed at least […]

April 2, 2016 | 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 […]

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