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Moscow and Washington preparing anti-terror meeting

Russia and the United States are laying groundwork for a meeting on anti-terror fight at the level of deputies of top Russian and US diplomats, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Oleg Syromolotov said. "The effort is …

Terrorist shooting in Florida?

A shooting Sunday during a gaming event at a popular shopping center in Jacksonville, Florida, killed two people and wounded several others before the gunman killed himself, investigators confirmed. The gunfire was heard around 1 p.m. …

UN: up to 30,000 ISIS members still in Iraq and Syria

ISIS (terror organization that is outlawed in Russia) has up to 30,000 members roughly equally distributed between Syria and Iraq and its global network poses a rising threat, a United Nations report says. The report said that despite …

Blast reported outside US embassy in Beijing

A single attacker detonated a bomb near the U.S. embassy in Beijing this morning, an embassy spokesperson said. There were no injuries, other than to the bomber, the official and Chinese police said. "There was an …

French authorities foil terrorist attack

French authorities have thwarted a possible attack using ricin or explosives and arrested two brothers, the country's interior minister Gerard Collomb said. Collomb told BFM television that authorities were …

French supermarket hostage-taking: at least one dead

At least one person was killed when a man took hostages in a supermarket in the southwestern French town of Trebes today. Mayor Eric Menassi told LCI TV that the man had entered the shop screaming "Allahu Akbar, …

US slaps sanctions on French chemical weapons expert

The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on a French chemical weapons expert accused of making and using such munitions for the Islamic State group in Syria, Miami Herald reports. The State Department on Thursday identified …

Attacker killed at Iranian envoy residence in Vienna

A knife-wielding man was shot dead outside the Iranian ambassador's residence in Vienna Sunday night, following an attack on a guard, police said. The 26-year-old Austrian "died on the street from his gunshot wounds" …

Putin announces offensive against terrorists

Russia's Federal Security Service may use offensive tactics and strategy in the fight against terrorism,  Russian President Vladimir Putin said today. "It is necessary to push ahead with vigorous …