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#Terrorism

From TheJournal.ie Russia detains suspected organiser of metro bombing

Russia detains suspected organiser of metro bombing

The bombing at St Petersburg metro killed 14 people and injured dozens more.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí are monitoring a small number of individuals 'who do not have this country's interests at heart' Terrorist Attack

Gardaí are monitoring a small number of individuals 'who do not have this country's interests at heart'

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has called a security meeting following recent terrorist attacks in Europe.

From TheJournal.ie Second suspect arrested as Briton confirmed among Stockholm dead Stockholm Attack

Second suspect arrested as Briton confirmed among Stockholm dead

The other people killed were a Belgian and two Swedes.

From TheJournal.ie Bars and restaurants evacuated after Norwegian police find bomb near subway station High Alert

Bars and restaurants evacuated after Norwegian police find bomb near subway station

The police Twitter account said it had been defused or neutralised.

From TheJournal.ie London attacker: A 52-year-old violent criminal with a number of aliases Khalid Masood

London attacker: A 52-year-old violent criminal with a number of aliases

The attacker had never been convicted of terrorism officers was not the subject of investigations.

From TheJournal.ie Security at Dáil far less stringent than at other national parliaments - Varadkar London Attack

Security at Dáil far less stringent than at other national parliaments - Varadkar

The social protection minister said there is a possibility that somebody could carry out an act of violence in the Irish parliament.

From TheJournal.ie Four dead, around 40 injured: Here's what's known about today's terror attack in London Westminster

Four dead, around 40 injured: Here's what's known about today's terror attack in London

The dead include a police officer tasked with guarding the Houses of Parliament.

From TheJournal.ie Now Canada's considering a ban on large devices on Middle Eastern flights New Measures

Now Canada's considering a ban on large devices on Middle Eastern flights

Earlier today, the UK government confirmed the new measure, while US reports hinted at a similar ban.

From TheJournal.ie Man linked to Islamic terrorism fails in bid to halt deportation High Court

Man linked to Islamic terrorism fails in bid to halt deportation

The man, aged in his 50s, has been living in Ireland for several years.

From TheJournal.ie British extremist gets 5-year jail term over hate crimes on social media Sean Creighton

British extremist gets 5-year jail term over hate crimes on social media

Evidence against Creighton included an image of Hitler posted online alongside the message “kill the Muslims”.

From TheJournal.ie White House accuses media of 'under reporting' terror attacks Travel Ban

White House accuses media of 'under reporting' terror attacks

Two new polls show a majority of Americans now oppose the travel ban on refugees.

From TheJournal.ie Syrian refugee sues Facebook Ireland Ltd over defamatory photos Fake News

Syrian refugee sues Facebook Ireland Ltd over defamatory photos

Facebook’s European headquarters are accused of failing to take down doctored images that falsely link the man to Islamist attacks.

From TheJournal.ie Turkish police detain 400 suspected members of Islamic State Terrorism

Turkish police detain 400 suspected members of Islamic State

Some of the people detained are suspected of planning attacks.

From TheJournal.ie Louvre reopens 24 hours after machete attack Paris

Louvre reopens 24 hours after machete attack

Investigators are examining a Twitter account that posted messages referencing Islamic State just before the attack.

From TheJournal.ie Indonesian women seeking to become IS suicide bombers Terrorism

Indonesian women seeking to become IS suicide bombers

A report has pointed out the growing sophistication of social media allows more women to read jihadist propaganda.

From TheJournal.ie Student and 'supporter of right-wing politics' charged with murder of six at Quebec mosque Terrorist Shooting This post contains videos

Student and 'supporter of right-wing politics' charged with murder of six at Quebec mosque

The other detained man is being described as a witness.

From TheJournal.ie Brussels bombing suspect Abrini charged over Paris attacks MAN IN THE HAT

Brussels bombing suspect Abrini charged over Paris attacks

Belgian investigators said the Brussels airport and metro bombers were part of the same Brussels-based cell behind the Paris attacks.

From TheJournal.ie Refugees detained at airports after Trump bans them from entering US Terrorism

Refugees detained at airports after Trump bans them from entering US

Trump has barred all refugees from entering the country for three months — and those from war-ravaged Syria indefinitely.

From TheJournal.ie Police officer wounded in north Belfast 'terrorist' shooting PSNI

Police officer wounded in north Belfast 'terrorist' shooting

Former First Minister of Northern Ireland Arlene Foster called the shooting “the work of cowards”.

From TheJournal.ie Mother sentenced to death for burning daughter alive because she didn't like her husband Pakistan

Mother sentenced to death for burning daughter alive because she didn't like her husband

Zeenat Bibi, 16, was doused with kerosene and set alight in June last year in Pakistan’s cultural capital Lahore.

From TheJournal.ie Orlando shooter's widow arrested and charged with obstruction of justice Pulse Nightclub

Orlando shooter's widow arrested and charged with obstruction of justice

Noor Salman was taken into custody by the FBI earlier today and is due in court tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí given extra €55 million to help fight threat of international terrorism Fight Against Terrorism

Gardaí given extra €55 million to help fight threat of international terrorism

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald says Ireland “is not immune” from the threat of terrorism.

From TheJournal.ie Breitbart ran a fake story about a terrorist outrage in Dortmund, and Germans aren't one bit happy The Far Right

Breitbart ran a fake story about a terrorist outrage in Dortmund, and Germans aren't one bit happy

The local newspaper accused the alt-right website of distorting its reports to produce “fake news, hate and propaganda”.

From TheJournal.ie Massive manhunt underway for shooter who killed 39 people in Turkish nightclub Islamic State

Massive manhunt underway for shooter who killed 39 people in Turkish nightclub

The so-called Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

From TheJournal.ie 'Bitter and sickening': Merkel on asylum seeker attackers as she urges nation to face down terror 'You Are Murderers'

'Bitter and sickening': Merkel on asylum seeker attackers as she urges nation to face down terror

Merkel defended her decision to let in tens of thousands of asylum seekers last year.

From TheJournal.ie Man flying from London to Sydney arrested over threat of New Year’s Eve terror attack Australia

Man flying from London to Sydney arrested over threat of New Year’s Eve terror attack

Sydney is gearing up for the annual fireworks display on the harbour with a crowd of more than one million expected.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach says 'you can't rule anything out' but gardaí vigilant against terror attacks Security

Taoiseach says 'you can't rule anything out' but gardaí vigilant against terror attacks

The Taoiseach also addressed calls for mosques and Islamic education to be regulated by the government.

From TheJournal.ie 'Poisonous': Nigel Farage's comments about Jo Cox's widower criticised Berlin Attack

'Poisonous': Nigel Farage's comments about Jo Cox's widower criticised

The right-wing politician has been threatened with legal action over comments he made about an anti-racism group.

From TheJournal.ie Isis claims responsibility for Berlin Christmas market attack Terrorism

Isis claims responsibility for Berlin Christmas market attack

Earlier, the Pakistani asylum seeker arrested in connection with the incident was released due to lack of evidence.

From TheJournal.ie Tom Clonan: After a bloody year, all signs suggest 2017 will bring more of these lone wolf terror attacks Berlin

Tom Clonan: After a bloody year, all signs suggest 2017 will bring more of these lone wolf terror attacks

The tragedy in all of this is the plight of millions of Syrian, Afghan and Iraqi refugees, writes Dr Tom Clonan.

From TheJournal.ie 'A provocation' - Putin vows to fight 'terrorism' after Russian ambassador shot dead by policeman Ankara

'A provocation' - Putin vows to fight 'terrorism' after Russian ambassador shot dead by policeman

Andrei Karlov died of his wounds after the shooting in an Ankara exhibition centre,

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested at Stansted Airport on suspicion of 'preparing for a terrorist act' London

Man arrested at Stansted Airport on suspicion of 'preparing for a terrorist act'

He had arrived on a flight from Istanbul.

From TheJournal.ie Isis likely to attack Europe again soon Europol

Isis likely to attack Europe again soon

A new report says IS will likely target countries that are members of the U.S.-led coalition fighting the extremist organisation.

From TheJournal.ie The US State Department has issued a terror travel alert for Europe Islamic State

The US State Department has issued a terror travel alert for Europe

It warned American citizens of credible information showing planned attacks by Isis and Al-Qa’ida this Christmas.

From TheJournal.ie French investigators reveal identity of Paris attacks plotter Bataclan Reopens

French investigators reveal identity of Paris attacks plotter

France is gearing up to mark the one-year anniversary of the Paris attacks this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Ulster Bank fined €3.3m for anti-money laundering and terrorist-financing failures Central Bank

Ulster Bank fined €3.3m for anti-money laundering and terrorist-financing failures

The Central Bank said “significant” breaches occurred from 2010 to 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Iraqi forces move to cut off Islamic State militant supply lines The Battle For Mosul

Iraqi forces move to cut off Islamic State militant supply lines

The latest operation could bring fighters close to the largely Sunni city of Hatra, a UNESCO world heritage site.

From TheJournal.ie Iraqi forces battle through sniper fire and suicide bombs to retake IS-held city Battle For Mosul

Iraqi forces battle through sniper fire and suicide bombs to retake IS-held city

Some 10,000 fighters are engaged in a huge assault to take back Iraq’s second city.

From TheJournal.ie Two Brussels police officers stabbed in "terrorist attack" Schaerbeek

Two Brussels police officers stabbed in "terrorist attack"

The suspect is in police custody.

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis condemns gossipy journalism as a form of terrorism Rumour Has It

Pope Francis condemns gossipy journalism as a form of terrorism

The pontiff also urged journalists not to stoke fear over migration forced by war or hunger.