Month: December 2016

3,000 police officers to patrol London’s streets during New Year’s Eve

More than 3,000 police will patrol the streets of central London on New Year’s Eve as Scotland Yard said security plans had been tightened after terrorist atrocities on the Continent. Scotland Yard said it was mounting a major operation to keep revelers safe in the capital in the wake of the attacks this year in …

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ISIS general with a message ‘back in Europe with 400 soldiers’

An ISIS general once pictured decapitating a prisoner is back in Europe with up to 400 of his most trusted soldiers after fleeing the war zone in Syria, it has been claimed. Lavdrim Muhaxheri and his men are among thousands who have fled after some ISIS fighters fled the Syrian city of Aleppo and suffered …

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‘Terrorist attack’ in China leaves 5 dead behind

A “terror attack” struck a county in China’s restive region of Xinjiang on Wednesday, local authorities said, killing five people including the four attackers. In a short statement on its main news website, the Xinjiang government said the attack occurred just before 5 pm local time (9 am GMT) on 28 December in Karakax county, …

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Terrorist attack not the reason of Tu-154 crash

Russia mounted an expensive search-and-recovery operation in the Black Sea on Monday for the passengers and the fuselage of a military passenger plane that crashed a day earlier, killing all 92 people on board, including dozens of members of a storied army choir. Investigators have yet to confirm the cause of the crash, but officials …

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London to invest £5 million in a ‘ring of steel’

A £5 million “ring of steel” has been proposed to protect the heart of London’s financial district and its skyscrapers from terrorist attack. Following advice from MI5 and counter-terrorism police, the Corporation of London plans to install manned checkpoints, rising street bollards, and crash-proof barricades. Simon Glyn, director of the Built Environment for the City …

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2 men arrested in Germany after being suspected of plotting mall terrorism attack

Two men, Kosovo-born brothers aged 28 and 31, were detained in the early hours of Friday, Der Spiegel said. According to the news magazine, police believe they were planning an attack on a shopping center in Oberhausen. Police are now investigating whether other people could be involved in the suspected plot. During the raid, authorities had requested fire brigades and emergency …

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Australian police prevented Christmas day attack

Australian police said Friday they arrested seven people as part of an investigation into a plot to attack central Melbourne on or around Christmas Day. The suspects had been inspired by the Islamic State group and planned attacks on Melbourne’s Flinders Street train station, neighboring Federation Square and St. Paul’s Cathedral, Victoria state Police  Chief …

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