22/03/23

Journalist opens USB letter bomb in newsroom

Journalists across Ecuador have been targeted by explosive devices sent through the post. One presenter, Lenin Artieda, was injured when he opened the envelope in the middle of the newsroom. He said the explosive device looked like a USB drive. He plugged it into his computer and it detonated. The Ecuadorean .....

21/03/23

Danish far-right leader banned from UK over threat to burn Quran in Wakefield

A Danish far-right politician has been barred from the UK after threatening to burn a copy of the Quran in Wakefield. Security minister Tom Tugendhat said Rasmus Paludan, founder of the anti-Islam party Stram Kurs, had been added to the UK's immigration watchlist. Mr Paludan had said he planned to burn the .....

21/03/23

Birmingham: Arrest after man set alight near mosque

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was set alight as he walked home from a mosque. It happened in Brixham Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, just after 19:00 GMT on Monday. Counter terrorism police are involved in the investigation. The victim was walking home from the mosque in .....

13/03/23

Cheltenham stabbing: Man held under Terrorism Act

A man has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences after a woman was stabbed outside a leisure centre. The woman was attacked outside the centre in Cheltenham on Thursday night and was taken to hospital where she is now said to be in a stable condition. The 29-year-old man was originally arrested on .....

10/03/23

Deadly shooting at Hamburg Jehovah's Witness hall

A number of people have been killed in a shooting at a Jehovah's Witness meeting hall in the north German city of Hamburg. Police say the gunman acted alone and is thought to be dead. It is unclear if the attacker is among the six or seven fatalities reported by German media. As yet, "there is no reliable .....

07/03/23

Atlanta ‘Cop City’: Terror charges filed against 23 protesters

Georgia police have filed terror charges against 23 protesters accused of attacking officers at an event against a planned police training site. Police say the group left the larger protest to throw "large rocks, bricks, Molotov cocktails, and fireworks" at officers and construction equipment. Hundreds of .....

07/03/23

Dissident republican group warns PSNI families are targets

A dissident republican group has warned that relatives of Northern Ireland police officers are considered targets. The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) informed its staff of the new threat made by Arm na Poblachta (ANP) in a statement to The Irish News. It said it was taken seriously and in an internal .....

06/03/23

Balochistan: Nine security officers killed in suicide attack in Pakistan

Nine security officers were killed and at least 13 others were wounded during a suicide attack in southwest Pakistan. The blast happened in Balochistan province when the officers were returning to the provincial capital Quetta after policing a festival. Images show a police truck crushed and overturned, with .....

27/02/23

New IRA admits shooting top police officer John Caldwell

The New IRA has admitted it shot Det Ch Insp John Caldwell in Omagh on Wednesday. It did so in a typed statement which appeared in Londonderry on Sunday night. The police's main line of inquiry was that the republic dissident group, the New IRA, was behind the attack. Two gunmen shot the 48-year-old several .....

23/02/23

Three men arrested after detective shot in Northern Ireland

Three men have been arrested for attempted murder of an off-duty officer shot in Northern Ireland. The officer, named as Detective Chief Inspector John Caldwell, was shot multiple times in front of young people he had been coaching at a sports centre just before 8pm on Wednesday, in Omagh, Co Tyrone. Police say .....