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Armed man arrested outside Buckingham Palace but terror link ruled out

Sep 24, 2018

Armed man arrested outside Buckingham Palace but terror link ruled out

An armed man was arrested Sunday at the entrance of Buckingham Palace, London police said, ruling out the possibility it was terror-related. Police said the 38-year-old was carrying a Taser stun gun, adding that he remains in custody. "It's not terrorism-related. It's just a single standalone ...

Iran vows 'crushing response' after gunmen kill 29 at army parade

Sep 23, 2018

Iran vows 'crushing response' after gunmen kill 29 at army parade

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that an unnamed U.S.-allied country in the Persian Gulf was behind an attack on a military parade that killed 25 people and wounded around 70. Rouhani did not identify those behind Saturday's attack, which was claimed by an Arab ...

Gunmen kill Iranian Revolutionary Guard members at parade

Sep 22, 2018

Gunmen kill Iranian Revolutionary Guard members at parade

Gunmen attacked an annual Iranian military parade Saturday in the country's oil-rich southwest, killing at least eight members of the country's elite Revolutionary Guard and wounding 20 others, local media reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the assault in Ahvaz, which saw gunfire spray ...

Sep 20, 2018

Airstrike killed or wounded several al-Shabab figures: Somali officials

Somali intelligence officials say several senior officials with the al-Shabab extremist group have been killed or wounded in an airstrike. The officials who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to the media say the overnight airstrike hit a training ...

Turkey and Russia agree on demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

Sep 18, 2018

Turkey and Russia agree on demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

The leaders of Russia and Turkey agreed Monday to establish a demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib region, the last major stronghold of anti-government rebels where fears had been running high of a devastating offensive by government forces. The zone will be established by Oct. 15 ...

Sep 16, 2018

U.S. to test sending emergency alerts to cellphones nationwide

The Trump administration will send a message to all U.S. cellphones on Thursday to test a previously unused alert system that aims to warn the public about national emergencies. The messages will bear the headline "Presidential Alert," the Federal Emergency Management Agency said. Phones will ...