Terrorist attacks

People take cover after an attack on a hotel, in Nairobi, Kenya, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. Extremists launched a deadly attack on a luxury hotel in Kenya's capital Tuesday, sending people fleeing in panic as explosions and heavy gunfire reverberated through the complex. A police officer said he saw bodies, "but there was no time to count the dead." (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)
January 15, 2019 - 1:00 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on the attack on a hotel in Nairobi, Kenya (all times local): 10 p.m. A State Department spokesperson says the United States condemns the "senseless act of violence" at an upscale hotel in Kenya's capital. The spokesperson says the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi is closely...
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FILE - In this April 25, 2006 file artist's sketch, terror probe defendant Hamid Hayat, right, and his attorney Wazhma Mojaddidi, left, listen as U.S. District Judge Garlend E. Burrell Jr. reads the jury's guilty verdict at the federal courthouse in Sacramento, Calif. A federal magistrate has recommended overturning the controversial conviction of Hayat, accused of attending a terrorist training camp in Pakistan and plotting an attack in the United States. U.S. Magistrate Judge Deborah Barnes said Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, that Hayat, a young cherry picker from Lodi, likely never would have been convicted in 2006 were it not for the inexperience of his defense attorney. (AP Photo/Vicki Ellen Behringer, File)
January 11, 2019 - 8:35 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A federal magistrate on Friday recommended overturning the controversial 2006 conviction of a California man accused of attending a terrorist training camp in Pakistan and plotting an attack in the United States. Hamid Hayat, now 36, who was then a young cherry-picker from...
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A wreath of flowers is seen outside the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo's former office, before a ceremony to mark the fourth anniversary of the attack in Paris, Monday, Jan. 7, 2019. 2015. Cartoonists, religious leaders and top French officials are paying respects to 17 people killed by Islamic extremists targeting satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo and a kosher supermarket in 2015. (Gonzalo Fuentes, Pool via AP)
January 07, 2019 - 4:51 am
PARIS (AP) — Cartoonists, religious leaders and top French officials are paying respects to 17 people killed by Islamic extremists targeting satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo and a kosher supermarket. The attacks that started exactly four years ago Monday were the first of several to hit France,...
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UGC issued by PA shows Police restraining a man after he stabbed three people at Victoria Station in Manchester, England, late Monday Dec. 31, 2018. Two commuters - a man and woman in their 50s - were taken to hospital with knife injuries and a British Transport Police (BTP) officer was stabbed in the shoulder. Police said a man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and remains in custody. (Sam Clack/PA via AP)
January 02, 2019 - 10:24 am
LONDON (AP) — The sole suspect in the New Year's Eve stabbings of three people at a train station in the English city of Manchester has been detained under Britain's Mental Health Act, police said. Police are treating the assault at Manchester's Victoria Station late Monday as a terrorist attack...
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UGC issued by PA shows Police restraining a man after he stabbed three people at Victoria Station in Manchester, England, late Monday Dec. 31, 2018. Two commuters - a man and woman in their 50s - were taken to hospital with knife injuries and a British Transport Police (BTP) officer was stabbed in the shoulder. Police said a man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and remains in custody. (Sam Clack/PA via AP)
January 01, 2019 - 7:43 am
LONDON (AP) — Police in the English city of Manchester are questioning a man arrested in the New Year's Eve stabbing of three people at a train station and treating it as a terrorist attack, authorities said Tuesday. Greater Manchester Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said a man and a woman suffered "...
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December 29, 2018 - 1:33 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Dutch and German police on Saturday arrested five people suspected of preparing a terrorist act in the Netherlands. Dutch police said in a statement that four suspects were detained in Rotterdam and officers searched multiple locations. The statement said the investigation would...
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December 27, 2018 - 10:02 am
HELSINKI (AP) — Swedish prosecutors say they have charged three men with preparing an extremist attack, and they were also charged along with three other men for financing the Islamic State group. The state prosecutor's office said in a statement Thursday that the main three suspects allegedly...
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Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamed Siala gives a press conference after an attack on the ministry of foreign affairs building, in Tripoli, Libya, Tuesday, Dec, 25, 2018. Security officials said Tuesday that a suicide bomber targeted Libya's Foreign Ministry in Tripoli, killing several people. The officials said a second attacker was shot dead by guards before he could detonate his explosive vest. No one immediately claimed the attack, which bore the hallmarks of the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Mohamed Ben Khalifa)
December 25, 2018 - 10:03 am
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — A suicide bomber targeted the entrance of Libya's Foreign Ministry in Tripoli on Tuesday, killing three people, including a prominent militia leader, according to security officials. The officials said a second attacker was shot dead by guards before he could detonate his...
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Afghan security forces arrive at the site of an explosion and attack by gunmen, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Dec. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
December 24, 2018 - 3:42 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber and extremists armed with assault rifles and explosives attacked a government building in the Afghan capital in an eight-hour-long siege that left 29 people dead and more than 20 wounded, authorities said. It ended when the three gunmen were killed. The...
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December 23, 2018 - 10:01 am
PARIS (AP) — French authorities handed preliminary terrorism charges Sunday to a fugitive extremist who is suspected of fighting U.S. forces in Iraq and helping to organize the 2015 shooting attack at satirical French newspaper Charlie Hebdo that killed 12 people. Peter Cherif, who recently was...
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