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UN: Islamic State and al-Qaeda Still Threaten Europe

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Islamic State extremist group is still capable of sending funds to supporters and motivating attacks in Europe and elsewhere despite military pressure and falling revenue — and al-Qaida remains resilient especially in West Africa, East Africa and the Arabian Peninsula, U.N. experts said in a report circulated Thursday.

FILE - In this March 1, 2017 file photo, an Iraqi soldier inspects a recently-discovered train tunnel, adorned with an Islamic State group flag, that belonged to the former Baghdad to Mosul line, that was turned it to a training camp for IS fighters, in western Mosul, Iraq. Some 40 …

Russians Warned Against Visiting UK Over Terror Threat

MOSCOW (AFP) – Russian authorities on Friday warned its citizens against visiting Britain after London raised its threat level in the wake of the Manchester suicide attack. “The Russian embassy in Great Britain recommends Russian citizens refrain from travelling to

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Fact-Check: Tim Kaine Claims Terror Threat ‘Has Decreased’ During Obama Era

Asked during Tuesday night’s Vice Presidential debate whether the threat of terrorism in the United States has increased or decreased in the past eight years, Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine argued that the threat of terrorism has decreased “in some ways” because of the reduction in the number of deployed troops, the passage of the Iran nuclear deal, and the death of Osama bin Laden.