Barcelona tries to balance security and freedom after deadly attacks

World Aug 24, 2017

Barcelona tries to balance security and freedom after deadly attacks

Spain's northeastern region of Catalonia, hit last week by two Islamist militant attacks that killed 15 people, will deploy more police, install bollards in Barcelona and step up security around stations and tourist landmarks. The aim is to strike a balance between security and not ...

Spanish police corner, gun down Barcelona van attacker

World / Crime & Legal Aug 22, 2017

Spanish police corner, gun down Barcelona van attacker

Spanish police on Monday shot dead an Islamist militant who killed 13 people with a van in Barcelona last week, ending a five-day manhunt for the perpetrator of Spain's deadliest attack in over a decade. Police said they tracked 22-year-old Younes Abouyaaqoub to a rural ...

World Aug 18, 2017

Catalan police say they have killed four terrorists in Cambrils

A Catalan police spokeswoman said police had killed four attackers in Cambrils, south of Barcelona, and another was seriously injured following an operation there against what authorities called a terrorist attack. The operation came after a van attack in Barcelona on Thursday that has so ...