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Kazakh national pleads guilty to planning to join ISIS

Kazakh national pleads guilty to planning to join ISIS

A citizen of Kazakhstan, Akhror Saidakhmetov, has pleaded guilty to charges that he planned to either join the ISIS terrorist group in Syria or shoot police officers in United States, the US Department of Justice said in a …

Lavrov, CIS countries ambassadors discuss security issues and fight against terrorism

Lavrov, CIS countries ambassadors discuss security issues and fight against terrorism

Today a traditional meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and ambassadors of the CIS countries was held in Moscow. During it, participants discussed security issues. In addition, Russian Foreign …

Russian Foreign Ministry sums up 2016: fight against terrorism the only way

Russian Foreign Ministry sums up 2016: fight against terrorism the only way

Terrorism was the key global threat last year but the international community is unable to unite to fight against it, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said during his annual press conference to review the results of Russian …

Obama says goodbye to America

Obama says goodbye to America

After eight years in the top job, US President Barack Obama gave his farewell speech as the country's leader on Tuesday night in Chicago. "By almost every measure, America is a better, stronger …

Kazakhstan proposes UN to develop code of anti-terrorist operations

Kazakhstan proposes UN to develop code of anti-terrorist operations

Kazakhstan intends to propose the UN member states to develop the Astana code of conduct for the international anti-terrorist operations, the Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said in his policy address to the UN Security …

ISIL#039s 24 months of terror in Belgium, France and Germany

ISIL's 24 months of terror in Belgium, France and Germany

Ever since Europe has appeared to be running to catch up, barely capable of digesting one attack before another followed

Most wanted Greek terrorist recaptured

Most wanted Greek terrorist recaptured

Greek police say they have recaptured a convicted far-left militant Pola Roupa, wanted for more than four years after she absconded during her trial on domestic terrorism charges. A police statement says Roupa was …

EU accused of double standards again

EU accused of double standards again

Turkey's Minister for EU Affairs Omer Celik criticized the “mixed” response given across the EU over the terrorist attacks in Turkey. "Why is it that when Turkey is attacked by ISIS, the Turkish …

Roadside blast in Pakistan injures 19 people - media

Roadside blast in Pakistan injures 19 people - media

An explosive device was detonated near a driveway in the Pakistani city of Dera Ismail Khan, injuring 19 people, including four policemen. The Wednesday morning attack was targeted at the police’s van, which was on a routine …

Turkish Foreign Ministry: identity of Istanbul attacker established

Turkish Foreign Ministry: identity of Istanbul attacker established

The identity of Istanbul nightclub attacker has been established, the Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said in a televised interview with the state-run Anadolu news agency on Wednesday.  The manhunt is still …

Baghdad market hit by two bombs, killing at least 28

Baghdad market hit by two bombs, killing at least 28

Two bombs have exploded in a busy market area in central Baghdad, killing at least 28 people and wounding at least 54, Iraqi police and medical officials have said. The blasts ripped through shops in the Al-Sinek area early on Saturday, …

Germans demand to revise migration policy

Germans demand to revise migration policy

According to a survey conducted by the Public Opinion Research Institute Emnid, most Germans said "yes" to the demand of Ministers-President of the Free State of Bavaria Horst Seehofer to review German policy on migration and security …

FBI warns of possible Daesh-inspired attacks in U.S.

FBI warns of possible Daesh-inspired attacks in U.S.

U.S. federal authorities cautioned local law enforcement to be aware that supporters of Daesh have been calling for their sympathizers to attack holiday gatherings in the United States, including churches, a law enforcement official said, …

Juncker opposes change in EU migration policy

Juncker opposes change in EU migration policy

The President of the European Commission Jean Claude Juncker does not support a change in the migration policy of the European Union after the attack in Berlin. In an interview for the …

Giorgi Margvelashvili expresses condolences over terrorist attacks in Ankara and Berlin

Giorgi Margvelashvili expresses condolences over terrorist attacks in Ankara and Berlin

The President of Georgia expresses condolences over the terrorist attacks in Ankara and Berlin, as well as over Zurich incident, presidential spokesperson Eka Mishveladze said at a press conference.  …

Ilham Aliyev offers condolences to Angela Merkel over Berlin attack

Ilham Aliyev offers condolences to Angela Merkel over Berlin attack

Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev has extended condolences to German Chancellor Angela Merkel over the tragedy at a Christmas market in Berlin. “We were deeply saddened …

West patronizes terrorism, Iranian Foreign Ministry says

West patronizes terrorism, Iranian Foreign Ministry says

The official representative of the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bahram Ghasemi, said that the scandalous statements of the West and some Arab countries on the situation in Aleppo is an obvious manifestation of the policy of double …

US survey ranks Russia-NATO confrontation among top potential threats in 2017

US survey ranks Russia-NATO confrontation among top potential threats in 2017

A serious military confrontation between Russia and a North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) member state or a severe crisis in North Korea are among top international concerns for 2017 cited by a new survey of experts. The Council on Foreign …

Ilham Aliyev offers condolences to Egyptian President

Ilham Aliyev offers condolences to Egyptian President

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev offered his condolences to his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi over the terrorist attack near Cairo’s Coptic Cathedral.   “I was deeply …

 Prosecutor seeks 5-year sentence for Varvara Karaulova

Prosecutor seeks 5-year sentence for Varvara Karaulova

The state prosecution has asked court to sentence a former student of the philosophy department of Moscow’s State University, Aleksandra Ivanova (Varvara Karaulova) to five years in a normal security penitentiary and a fine …

Europol: High probability of more terror attacks in Europe

Europol: High probability of more terror attacks in Europe

Fighting Daesh in Syria and Iraq are most susceptible to the terrorist attacks as battle-hardened European terrorists return to their homes

 Europol: terrororists to step up attacks on Europe

Europol: terrororists to step up attacks on Europe

Europol has warned that militants from so-called ISIS will aim to step up attacks on European targets, as they face defeat in the Middle East. The European police force says more foreign fighters will try to come back to Europe, and …

Erdogan: Turkey to continue fighting terrorism even if alone

Erdogan: Turkey to continue fighting terrorism even if alone

Even if Turkey is left alone, it will continue its fight against terrorist organisations," the country's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said at a 30th gathering with village chiefs in Ankara. Erdogan added …

Naryshkin: West’s carelessness makes existence of ISIS possible

Naryshkin: West’s carelessness makes existence of ISIS possible

The carelessness of the West in deciding on the means of achieving their goals made the existence of ISIS possible, the head of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service Sergei Naryshkin said. "The explosive …

ISIS plans to hit Europe seized

ISIS plans to hit Europe seized

Secret documents revealing scores of ISIS terror plots targeting the UK and Europe have been seized in Iraq and Syria. Intelligence showed chilling plans by militants to kill and maim civilians, the Daily Mail reports. …

Kadyrov: I am most peaceful man, but Russia’s enemies should be afraid of me

Kadyrov: I am most peaceful man, but Russia’s enemies should be afraid of me

The head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, said that Russia’s enemies should be afraid of him. "Russia’s enemies: terrorists, extremists and their likes should be afraid of me. Deathly afraid. They do …

Trump confirms his pro-Russian policy

Trump confirms his pro-Russian policy

The improvement of the Russian-US relations in the interests of both Moscow and Washington, the US President-elect Donald Trump told The New York Times.  He noted that he would love to be able to get along with …

Thwarted French attack was slated for Dec 1 at key Paris sites

Thwarted French attack was slated for Dec 1 at key Paris sites

Suspects arrested last weekend in France under anti-terrorism measures had been planning to launch attacks on Dec. 1 at important and landmark sites in and around Paris, according to a source close to the inquiry, Reuters reported. …

Russian Foreign Ministry: time will tell whether Trump comfortable

Russian Foreign Ministry: time will tell whether Trump comfortable

Moscow and Washington should make significant efforts to restore mutual trust in the global fight against terrorism, the Russian Foreign Ministry’s director of the Department for New Challenges and Threats, Ilya …