Jul 15, 2016

Weaponized vehicles not new addition to terrorists' arsenals

Transforming a vehicle into a simple but deadly weapon of terror — as happened to such bloody effect in Nice on Thursday — is a tactic well known to intelligence agencies. A truck smashed into revelers celebrating France’s Bastille Day, killing at least 84 ...

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 ...

Jul 13, 2016

Myanmar's top monks distance selves from Buddhist hardliners

The body representing Myanmar’s top monks has distanced itself from Buddhist hardliners behind an incendiary anti-Muslim campaign blamed for a surge in sectarian violence across the country. The Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee, which represents the upper echelons of the clergy in the overwhelmingly Buddhist ...