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Norwegian man appears in court accused of mosque terror attack
Philip Manshaus is suspected of killing his stepsister and then storming an Oslo mosque with firearms last year.
Counter-terrorism police raid two houses following London stabbing attack
Sudesh Amman, who was wearing a fake suicide vest, was shot on a street in south London yesterday.
Man shot dead by police in London stabbing attack was convicted terrorist
It is understood Amman, who was jailed in December 2018, had been freed in the past six weeks.
Met Police say London stabbing attack is believed to be 'Islamist-related'
Police fatally shot a man, who was wearing a hoax device, at the scene in Streatham this afternoon.
'A dark day': Man who fought off London Bridge terrorist with tusk speaks of attack
“I feel we all have a duty to challenge the spread of fear, hatred or intolerance within our communities,” Darryn Frost said.
Fatal US naval base shooting presumed to be act of terrorism, FBI says
The US has sought the assistance of Saudi officials as they try to gather information about the gunman.
Police renew appeal for witnesses to London bridge terrorist attack
Police have taken more than 300 statements and retrieved more than 80 hours of CCTV footage.
Both London Bridge victims named as Cambridge University graduates
Met Police have named the victims as Jack Merritt (25) and Saskia Jones (23).
'An impossible task': Facebook counter-terrorism chief on trying to rid social media of extremist content
Dr Erin Marie Saltman was speaking during a visit to Dublin this afternoon.
Explainer: Any potential Lisa Smith prosecution would face challenges due to 'insufficient' Irish legislation
Legal experts have said that Irish prosecutors will have limited options if they charge Lisa Smith.
Lisa Smith will be subject to security assessment on arrival in Ireland
Yesterday Turkey said it was in the process of deporting 20 ‘foreign jihadists’.
German officials investigating 'terrorist' motive after lorry attack
A man hijacked a lorry in the city of Limburg on Monday.
Facebook warned that new privacy rules could aid terrorism and child abuse
The social media network has been dogged by several privacy scandals in recent years.
Isis views Ireland as 'somewhere to fundraise rather than attack'
Five people are serving prison sentences in Ireland for convictions related to Islamist extremism offences, according to a new report.
Man arrested over New IRA bomb found outside family home in Tyrone
Police believe the New IRA intended to fire the mortar into Strabane police station.
Trial date set for alleged mastermind of 9/11 terror attacks
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four others in Guantanamo Bay prison camp will go on trial in January 2021.
Norway mosque shooting being treated as 'attempted act of terror'
Only three people were inside the mosque at the time of the attack.
Trump says he had 'amazing day' after meeting victims of latest mass shootings
The US president faced protests as he met victims in Ohio and Texas, but the White House said he was ‘treated like a rock star’.
Election candidate among 26 people killed in attack on Somalia hotel
A suicide bomber rammed a vehicle loaded with explosives into the hotel before armed gunmen forced their way inside.
Married couple who sent €261 to their son in Syria found guilty of funding terrorism by UK court
In September 2015, they sent the funds via an intermediary in Lebanon who was nominated by their son, nicknamed Jihadi Jack.
Man accused of Christchurch mosque shooting charged with terrorism
The 28 year old Australian was already facing murder and attempted murder charges.
Radical leader killed in Easter hotel attack, Sri Lankan president says
More than 250 people were killed in the suicide bombings on Easter Sunday.
Sri Lankan police carry out controlled explosion near cinema as death toll from Easter bombing rises to 359
Hundreds were killed in a series of bomb blasts in the country on Easter Sunday.
PSNI says mortar tube and command wire find may have prevented dissident republican attack
The items were discovered in Co Down by a member of the public yesterday.
The Explainer: Islamic State has been defeated in Syria. What happens if members return to Ireland?
Experts have said there needs to be a focus on ensuring more people in Ireland do not become radicalised.
Community gardaí attend Friday prayer at mosques in wake of New Zealand attack
An Garda Síochána said local gardaí will be making themselves available to Muslim communities to provide support.
Explainer: How can the return of Islamic State members to their home countries work?
The government here has said Lisa Smith, who was married to an Islamic State fighter, can come home.
Police investigating claim group calling itself the 'IRA' behind parcel bombs
Police said that a claim for responsibility had been received yesterday by a media outlet in Northern Ireland.
London police exploring the possibility that explosive devices sent to transport hubs came from Ireland
Gardaí confirmed yesterday evening that they were helping the Met Police with their investigations.
Explosive devices sent to London's Heathrow Airport and Waterloo Station were posted from Dublin
Three devices were posted to locations in London this morning.
British teen who had citizenship revoked says decision was 'unjust'
There is concern that this move could set a “dangerous precedent”.
At least 18 people killed in two bomb blasts on Catholic church in Philippines
President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesman condemned the incident as an “act of terrorism and murder”.
Child charged with facilitating terrorist activity and advising person detonate explosive device in Canada
Canadian police arrested the child in Kingston, Ontario on Thursday.
Four people arrested in Dublin on suspicion of financing international terrorist activities
The four were arrested following six searches across the capital today.
Manchester police launch terrorist investigation into multiple stabbing at railway station
A man, a woman and a police officer were treated for knife injuries following the stabbing.
'The threat posed by Islamist terrorism is waning dramatically... but what do we worry about next?'
Tom Clonan looks at the latest risk assessments around Europe.
Tighter measures to fight crime and terrorism come into effect across EU
Member states are now “obliged to create a SIS alert for all cases related to terrorist offences”.
Police release image of Strasbourg attacker suspect as Irish visitors to France told to exercise caution
Two were killed and one person left brain-dead after the shooting at the Christmas market in Strasbourg.
Counter-terror probe launched after two explosive devices found in London flat
No arrests have been made.
Weapons believed to belong to the New IRA explode in back garden boiler fire
“This is simply reckless and shows a total disregard for the safety of the local residents.”