Month: February 2017

German journalist arrested in Turkey on terrorism charges

A court in Istanbul on Monday ordered provisional detention for a correspondent of the German newspaper Die Welt, a move that drew a stern rebuke from Chancellor Angela Merkel. The newspaper said Deniz Yücel, 43, had been charged with spreading terrorist propaganda and inciting hatred. He has been held on February 18th in connection with …

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Syria attacks were ‘acts of political terrorism’

Syria’s main opposition camp on said Saturday it condemned “terrorism” after the Syrian government demanded all delegations at Geneva peace talks reject terrorist acts or be branded accomplices. Bashar al-Ja’afari, Syria’s ambassador to the U.N., says the Saturday attacks were a message to the talks in an attempt to derail them. He called them “act …

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Islamic terror attack foiled by German police

Authorities in the German state of Lower Saxony announce Thursday the arrest of a 26-year-old for allegedly planning a terrorist attack. State prosecutors said that bomb-making materials were found in his apartment in the town of Northeim in the state of Lower Saxony. The prosecutor’s office in Celle and the police in Göttingen announced the …

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Missouri veteran charged for trying to plan a terrorist attack

A Missouri native who said he wanted to participate in a terrorist attack that would cause many deaths and injuries are charged with helping plan a Presidents Day attack on buses, trains and a train station in Kansas City, federal officials said Tuesday. Robert Lorenzo Hester Jr., 25, was charged in U.S. District Court of …

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Bill Gates Warns Against the Results of Bioterrorism  

Bill Gates warned that bioterrorism could kill 30 million people in less than an year and is much more dangerous than a nuclear war. He has shared his thoughts with the media prior to addressing the world leaders during the 53rd Munich Security Conference held from 17 to 19 February.  Even though the focus of his philanthropic …

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“British Jihadist” Blew Himself in an Attempt to stop Iraqi Forces near Mosul 

Islamic State propaganda reported that a “British jihadist suicide bomber” blew himself up in an attack against Iraqi forces who are getting closer to Western Mosul. The bomber was identified as Abu Zakiira and he has attacked the Iraqi army in the village Tal Kisoom situated south west of Iraq’s second largest city. The Iraqi forces who comprise of elite units …

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