Attacks in France since Charlie Hebdo slayings in January 2015

Jul 15, 2016

Attacks in France since Charlie Hebdo slayings in January 2015

Thursday’s attack on a crowd in Nice was the latest in a country still reeling from last year’s Islamic State group terrorist assaults. Here is a recap of major attacks and foiled attempts since the Charlie Hebdo shootings in January 2015. Jan. 7 to ...

France attacked again as truck plows into revelers in Nice

Jul 15, 2016

France attacked again as truck plows into revelers in Nice

An AFP reporter shielded his face from the flying debris as he watched a truck plow at full-speed into a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice on Thursday night, leaving at least 80 people dead and several in critical condition. The driver was a ...

U.S. Congress passes aviation bill to close airport security gaps

Jul 14, 2016

U.S. Congress passes aviation bill to close airport security gaps

Congress passed an aviation bill Wednesday that attempts to close gaps in airport security and shorten screening lines, but leaves thornier issues unresolved. The bill also extends the Federal Aviation Administration’s programs for 14 months at current funding levels. It was approved in the ...

Jul 14, 2016

Shizuoka Muslim group receives threats after Bangladesh terror attack

A Muslim association in Shizuoka says it has received threats of physical harm following the terrorist attack in Bangladesh earlier this month that left 20 people, including seven Japanese, dead. An official of the Shizuoka Muslim Association said Wednesday it had received four handwritten ...

Jul 14, 2016

U.S. State Department deems Russian Islamic State pair 'global terrorists'

The U.S. State Department named two Russians allied to the Islamic State group as “Specially Designated Global Terrorists” Wednesday, including a Chechen militant tied to deadly attacks in Moscow. The State Department said Aslan Avgazarovich Byutukaev, also known as Amir Khamzat, is the Islamic ...