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Terrorism

Belgium tightens security after failed Brussels bombing

A series of small-scale attacks has left Europeans trying to balance their desire not to give in to extremism with a persistent anxiety that it could strike at any time.

US military shoots down Iranian-made drone in Syria

It's the third time this month that that the US has downed aircraft affiliated with Syrian President Bashar Assad’s government.

Is the world really a better place these days?

Devastating conflicts, violence and persecution in places like Syria and South Sudan had left a record 65.6 million people uprooted from their homes by the end of 2016.

Greens and Socialists meps call condemns anti-refugee policy

The leaders of the Greens and Socialists penned a joint letter to EU Council president Donald Tusk condemning the current strategy of trying to keep new migrants out.

Tensions rise after van ‘white terror’ attack on London Muslims

British media named the suspect as Darren Osborne, 47-year-old father of four who was living in Cardiff, Wales.

Armed driver smashes car into police van on the Champs-Élysées

France has been in a state of emergency since the Bataclan terror attacks in November 2015, in which 130 people were killed by ISIS supporters.

Suicide bombing on kindergarten in eastern China

Kindergartens, elementary schools and students in China have been attacked several times before by suspects authorities have said were mentally ill.

Is Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi dead or alive?

Uncertainty and confusion surrounded the fate of the head of the Islamic State group Friday as Russia announced it may have killed him in an airstrike.

CCTV footage shows London Bridge attackers being shot

The three terrorists who killed seven people and injured 48 more in a knife and van attack in central London were shot dead by police.

Notre Dame terror attacker was given an EU prize

The hammer-wielding terrorist who attacked police outside the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris was handed an award by the European Union for writing about racism against migrants.

Iranian leadership under attack

Gunmen and suicide bombers attacked Iran’s parliament and the shrine of its revolutionary leader, killing at least 12 people, wounding dozens and igniting an hours-long siege at the legislature/

Human rights group asks Germany to arrest CIA deputy director

A civil rights group is asking German authorities to issue an arrest warrant for the recently appointed deputy director of the CIA.

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