Tag Archives: Terrorism

Afghanistan car bombing: At least 29 killed in attack outside bank

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan –  A huge suicide car bombing struck Thursday outside a bank in Afghanistan’s southern Helmand province, targeting Afghan troops and government employees waiting to collect their salaries ahead of a major Muslim holiday and killing at least 29 people, officials said. Hayatullah Hayat, the provincial governor in Helmand, said most of the casualties were civilians. The explosion near ...

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London attackers named by police as profiles emerge – Jeremy Corbyn calls for Theresa May's resignation over police cuts – Canadian victim died in her fiance's arms – Timeline of recent terror attacks against the West – VIDEO: London terror attack: How things unfolded

British police on Monday identified two of the three men who killed seven people during a weekend terror attack — including one man who came to England from Pakistan with his asylum-seeking parents. Cops named Khuram Shazad Butt, 27, and Rachid Redouane, 30, as two of the men shot dead by police during the Saturday rampage, in which a trio ...

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FAMILY PLOT? Manchester bomber's father, two brothers nabbed

Manchester bomber Salman Abedi apparently wasn’t the only member of his family to harbor extremist views, as Libyan officials arrested the suicide bomber’s father and two brothers and uncovered what investigators called a plot for a new attack. Related Image Expand / Collapse Hashim Abedi, brother of Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi, on Wednesday after his arrest in Tripoli.  (Ahmed Bin ...

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Parole denied for Brinks heist getaway driver Judith Clark

FILE – In this Oct. 21, 1981 file photo, Judith Clark is taken into police custody in Nanuet, N.Y. On Friday, April 21, 2017, New York’s Parole Board has denied Clark parole. The former Weather Underground radical drove a getaway car in the1981 Brinks armored car robbery that left three people dead. She has served 35 years of a 75-years-to-life ...

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Colombia's FARC concealing weapons despite deal, intelligence analysts say

BOGOTA –  Guerrillas of the Revolutionary Armed Forces Colombia (FARC) are concealing vital components of their arsenal, according to intelligence analysts, including sophisticated anti-aircraft missiles they agreed to surrender in a peace deal signed with the Colombian government last year. In the agreement, FARC committed to turn over its stocks of weapons and explosives within the first six months of 2017 in exchange for ...

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