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Armed Police To Guard Wimbledon

Wimbledon chiefs have revealed armed police will guard the All England Club when the grass-court Grand Slam gets under way on Monday.


French PM Backs Security Forces After New Terror Attack

AFP – Prime Minister Manuel Valls defended France’s security forces Wednesday after the first deadly jihadist terror attack on French soil since the Paris massacres last November. Valls rebutted criticism that the authorities could have thwarted the bloody assault. “I

Paris Attacks Suspect Wanted to Die A Martyr: Belgian Police

Belgian investigators said they have discovered a “last testament” attributed to Brussels and Paris attacks suspect Mohamed Abrini, suggesting that he wanted to die a martyr. Police found the document on a laptop computer discovered on March 22, the day

Fear Of Islamist Attack Overshadow Euro 2016 As Countdown Launched

(AFP) – France is launching the final countdown to the European Championship finals where the star appeal of Cristiano Ronaldo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic risks being overshadowed by fears of a terrorist attack. Troops and extra police have been patrolling the

Brother Of Paris Attacks Ringleader Jailed

A Moroccan court has sentenced the younger brother of suspected Paris attacks ringleader Abdelhamid Abaaoud to two years in prison on charges including justifying terrorism, state media reported. According to his lawyer, Yassine Abaaoud was unaware of the activities of


Five Years After Bin Laden, Al-Qaeda Down But Far From Out

Five years after the killing of Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, the network he founded is far from dead even if it has suffered a series of setbacks. Replaced as the preeminent global jihadist power by the Islamic State group,

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Birmingham Pair In Court For Funding Belgium And Paris Attacker

Two people appeared in court in London on Friday accused of giving thousands of pounds to Brussels and Paris attacks suspect Mohamed Abrini when he was in Britain last summer. Briton Mohammed Ali Ahmed, 26, and Belgian citizen Zakaria Boufassil,

France To Extend State Of Emergency To Euro 2016 Tournament

PARIS (Reuters) – France plans to extend the state of emergency in place since November’s attacks on Paris for a further two months to ensure security at the Euro 2016 football tournament, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Wednesday. “Faced

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Half The French Army Is Now Deployed On French Streets

Since the Islamist terror attacks in Paris last November, the streets of major French cities have been guarded by soldiers in full military fatigues. That permanent presence of the French army represents half of all its soldiers now deployed on military operations, but has been dismissed by critics

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EU Parliament Drivers Found With Islamic State Propaganda

Two drivers chauffeuring European Parliament bureaucrats around the heart of European Union (EU) were allegedly found with Islamic State propaganda, prompting the parliament to approve a €10 million budget to expand and bring the driver service in house. The drivers were

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Paris Suspect Admits To Being Brussels Airport ‘Man In Hat’

Belgium’s federal prosecutor said on Saturday that Paris attacks suspect Mohamed Abrini admitted to being the “man in the hat” seen accompanying two suicide bombers at Brussels airport on March 22. “We confronted him with the video evidence prepared by


More Brussels Terror Raids, No Arrests Made

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Belgian police ended a search of an apartment complex in the central Brussels district of Etterbeek on Saturday without making arrests after having evacuated the building’s residents, a Reuters journalist at the scene said. The building, which


Graphic Video: Islamic State Promises ‘London Next’

Islamic State (IS) terrorists have released a threatening new video, praising the attacks in Paris and Brussels and promising London, Berlin or Rome will be next. The video, titled, “Fight them, Allah will punish them by your hands” after a