Jul 23, 2016

U.N. says Islamic State was behind 393 attacks during Ramadan

The United Nations’ counterterrorism chief says the Islamic State group committed or indirectly inspired at least 393 attacks in 16 countries during the month of Ramadan. The executive director of the U.N. Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate, Jean-Paul Laborde, said Friday that despite having its ...

Bangladesh says 261 officially missing amid radicalization fears

Jul 20, 2016

Bangladesh says 261 officially missing amid radicalization fears

Doctors, engineers and university students are among 261 people officially missing in Bangladesh, with some feared recruited by Islamic militant groups as the country reels from a wave of deadly attacks. More than two weeks after Islamists killed 20 foreign hostages in a siege ...

French security questioned after Nice attack

Jul 17, 2016

French security questioned after Nice attack

This time, France was supposed to have been better prepared. Despite a state of emergency following two recent terror attacks, authorities in France are facing criticism that they should have done more to protect one of the softest of soft targets: A pedestrian zone ...

Neighbors describe Nice truck attack suspect

Jul 15, 2016

Neighbors describe Nice truck attack suspect

Neighbors of the man suspected to have killed scores of people in a truck attack on the Nice seafront described him Friday as a loner with no visible religious affiliation, as forensic experts searched his flat. About a dozen neighbors of the man, named ...