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Lawyer Says Dutch Terror Threat Suspect is Amateur Sleuth

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch man detained on suspicion of involvement in terrorism claims that he is actually an amateur sleuth who tries to track down extremists via social media, his lawyer said Friday.

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 …

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.

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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

VATICAN-POPE-AUDIENCE

Pope Will Not Increase Security on Travels Despite Risks

VATICAN CITY, (Reuters) – Pope Francis says he realises he may be the target of an attack but that he will continue to travel without bulletproof vehicles or heavy security because he wants to get close to people. Unlike his predecessors,

A British soldier patrols October 24, 2001 in the village of Crossmaglen, Northern Ireland. Four British Army security installations are to be dismantled in the wake of disarmament by the Irish Republican Army.

Britain’s MI5 Raises Threat Level From Northern Irish Militants

Britain has raised the threat level from dissident Northern Ireland militants to “substantial,” meaning an attack on the British mainland is considered a strong possibility, Home Secretary (Interior Minister) Theresa May said on Wednesday. May said the decision by the

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British Man Arrested at Amsterdam Airport for False Bomb Threat

Dutch police said they arrested a 29-year-old British man at gunpoint at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport on Friday after he shouted several times that he had a bomb. The man, whose identity is not being released in accordance with Dutch privacy

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L.A. Schools Closed Due to Terror Threat; Update: Hoax?

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) announced Tuesday morning that all of its schools will be closed for the day due to a terror threat. The Los Angeles Police Department confirmed that a bomb threat was called in to a school board member, the Los Angeles Times reports.