Security lapse sparks evacuation at Frankfurt airport

World Aug 8, 2018

Security lapse sparks evacuation at Frankfurt airport

Parts of Frankfurt airport were evacuated for several hours on Tuesday following a lapse in security in which a French family of four were allowed to leave the secure zone despite testing positive for explosives, federal police said. After the alarm had been raised, the ...

U.N. says bombs will litter Mosul for more than a decade

World Feb 15, 2018

U.N. says bombs will litter Mosul for more than a decade

The Iraqi city of Mosul will remain strewn with unexploded bombs for a decade, endangering a million or more civilians who want to return home following the end of three years of Islamic State occupation, a U.N. demining expert said on Wednesday. Pehr Lodhammar, a ...

World Jan 9, 2018

Civilian deaths from explosives surged in 2017, campaign group says

More than 40 civilians were killed every day by explosive weapons last year, according to a preliminary survey of media reports, a sharp rise on 2016 largely due to an increase in deadly airstrikes, a campaign group said Monday. From monitoring English-language news reports up ...

World Sep 15, 2014

Uganda seizes explosives, suicide vests from suspected al-Shabaab cell

Police in Kampala seized "substantial amounts of explosives" and suicide vests in raids on a suspected al-Shabaab cell that was planning an imminent attack, a Ugandan official said in an interview on Sunday. Police arrested 19 people in the operation on Saturday, and Information Minister ...