Feb 15, 2017

Knife-wielding attackers kill five in China's Xinjiang region

Three knife-wielding attackers killed five people and injured another five in China’s region of Xinjiang before police killed the “thugs,” a regional government said, the latest violence on China’s border with Central Asia. The attack took place on Tuesday evening in Pishan County in ...

Feb 11, 2017

The names of the deported are ... the U.S. won't say

The U.S. government just won’t answer a seemingly simple question: Who was detained at U.S. immigration or deported in the wake of President Donald Trump’s executive order barring entry to refugees and citizens of seven mostly Muslim countries? U.S. District Court Judge Carol Bagley ...

Teen among four arrested after explosives seized in French lab raid

Feb 10, 2017

Teen among four arrested after explosives seized in French lab raid

French counterterrorism forces arrested four people in southern France on Friday, including a 16-year-old girl, and uncovered a makeshift laboratory that held the explosive TATP and other basic ingredients for fabricating a bomb, the Paris prosecutor’s office said. The prosecutor’s office said around 70 ...

Feb 9, 2017

U.S. kills veteran al-Qaida leader in Syria

The U.S. military said Wednesday that it had killed eleven al-Qaida operatives, including a veteran leader and suicide bombing pioneer, in a bombing raid in Syria. The Pentagon said Abu Hani al-Masri, the al-Qaida veteran, was one of those killed in the precision airstrikes ...