Terrorist attacks

A reporter raises her hands to ask a question of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, after he announced that the office of special counsel Robert Mueller says a grand jury has charged 13 Russian nationals and several Russian entities, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, in Washington. The defendants are accused of violating U.S. criminal laws to interfere with American elections and the political process. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
February 17, 2018 - 7:01 am
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February 17, 2018 - 6:35 am
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — A trio of suicide bombers detonated at a crowded fish market in northern Nigeria, killing at least 20 people, police said Saturday. Borno state police spokesman Joseph Kwaji confirmed the Friday night attack to The Associated Press. Hospital officials said two patients...
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Tadamichi Yamamoto, the U.N. special representative for Afghanistan, left, and Danielle Bell, director of human rights of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, speaks during a press conference in Kabul, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. The number of civilians killed and wounded in the war in Afghanistan declined last year, but the number of deaths from airstrikes was on the rise, according to a new United Nations report released on Thursday. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
February 15, 2018 - 2:56 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The number of civilians killed and wounded in the war in Afghanistan declined last year, but the number of deaths from airstrikes was on the rise, according to a new United Nations report released on Thursday. The total number of civilian casualties decreased by 9 percent...
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FILE - In this Nov.19, 2015 file photo, the building of the police raid on an apartment is pictured in Paris suburb Saint-Denis. A French court is expected to hand down Wednesday Feb.14, 2018 a verdict for a man accused of harboring killers who carried out the 2015 Paris attacks. Jawad Bendaoud, a 31-year-old street criminal, faces up to six years in prison if convicted of providing lodging to two of the attackers and helping them hide from police when they were the most-wanted criminals in France. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, Fie)
February 14, 2018 - 2:07 pm
PARIS (AP) — A French court on Wednesday acquitted a man charged with harboring Islamic extremists after they carried out the 2015 Paris attacks, bringing a surprising end to the first criminal trial linked to the country's deadliest extremist violence since World War II. The presiding judge said...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 file photo, supporters of Hafiz Saeed, center, head of the Pakistani religious party, Jamaat-ud-Dawa, is showered with rose petals by his supporters as he arrives to a court in Lahore, Pakistan. Pakistan has started seizing assets and funds belonging to Islamic charities linked to a radical cleric wanted by Washington who was released from detention late last year. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)
February 14, 2018 - 9:55 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Amid increasing pressure from the international community, Pakistan on Wednesday began seizing assets and funds belonging to Islamic charities linked to a radical cleric wanted by the U.S., officials said. It was the first step against Hafiz Saeed since he was freed by Pakistani...
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February 12, 2018 - 6:09 am
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has convicted a suspect for killing a Coptic priest in a poor Cairo district last year and sentenced him to death. The Cairo Criminal Court said the defendant, Ahmed Saeed, attacked the 40-year-old cleric, Samaan Shehata, with a knife in the city of al-Salam,...
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This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows a civil defense worker carrying a victim after airstrikes hit a rebel-held suburb near Damascus, Syria, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. Syrian rescue workers and activists say the death toll from ongoing government strikes on the opposition-held region near the capital Damascus has risen to at least 35. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)
February 08, 2018 - 2:25 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state-run media said Thursday a rare U.S. strike on government-backed troops in eastern Syria killed and wounded dozens of tribal fighters, calling it a new effort "to support terrorism." The U.S.-led coalition said its action was in "self-defense," citing a major attack on its...
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Belgian lawyer Sven Mary, center, attends the second day of the trial of Salah Abdeslam and Soufiane Ayari at the Brussels Justice Palace in Brussels on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. (Didier Lebrun, Pool Photo via AP)
February 08, 2018 - 1:07 pm
PARIS (AP) — The weapons stockpile in his hideout and the Islamic State fighter covering his getaway with a spray of gunfire were signs of a deadly plot to come, a Belgian prosecutor argued Thursday in the trial of the man who was once Europe's most wanted fugitive. Salah Abdeslam refused to attend...
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This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Spencer Stone, from left, Anthony Sadler and Alex Skarlatos in a scene from "The 15:17" To Paris." (Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)
February 07, 2018 - 7:11 pm
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February 06, 2018 - 10:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A man who admitted to scheming to help the Islamic State extremist group has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in a case that prosecutors say involved plotting a never-realized bombing in New York City. Munther Omar Saleh was sentenced on Tuesday in federal court in Brooklyn. The...
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