01/02/24

Pro-Hamas 'suicide bomber' storms US-owned factory in Turkey and poses with 'explosive vest' while holding hostages

A pro-Hamas 'suicide bomber' has stormed a factory owned US cosmetics giant Procter & Gamble near Istanbul in protest at the war in Gaza, a police spokesman said. The assailant took people hostage at a plant owned by It was not immediately clear how many people were being held at the plant, which lies on .....

01/02/24

Hunt for fugitive Clapham chemical attacker: Police say 'dangerous' suspect, 35, who doused mother and two children in alkaline substance is from Newcastle area and has 'significant' injuries to his face - as video shows man fleeing scene after attack

A suspected chemical attacker who left a 'vulnerable' young mother and her three-year-old daughter with 'life-changing injuries' after dousing them with an alkaline substance in Clapham last night has been named as 35-year-old Abdul Ezedi. Police said the 'dangerous' fugitive is from the Newcastle area and has .....

01/02/24

Boston City Council finally approves $13M anti-terror grant … but not without some drama

The Boston City Council finally approved a $13 million federal counter-terrorism grant for the region on Wednesday, but the vote was not without fireworks, with several councilors pointing to a lack of transparency around how it was handled. The anti-terror grant, blocked in December and again last week when it was .....

01/02/24

Witnesses recount 'horrific' alkali attack in Clapham

Witnesses have described a "horrific" scene after a mother and her two girls were doused in their car with a "corrosive substance" in south London. One witness told the BBC the mother cried: "I can't see, I can't see" as he tried to help. "It was quite horrific," he added. The Metropolitan Police said injuries to .....

01/02/24

Far-right activist, blogger to be interviewed in case on attack threats

The Georgian State Security Service on Wednesday said it would summon Beka Vardosanidze, a far-right activist and blogger with pro-Russian sentiments, as part of its ongoing investigation over emails that threatened use of explosives against public venues and events over a recent period.  Citing “extensive .....

31/01/24

Turkey shooting: Man killed after masked gunmen opened fire in Instanbul church is named as police arrest two 'members of Islamic State'

The victim of a shooting at a church in Turkey committed by alleged members of the Islamic State terror group on Sunday has been named for the first time.  Tuncer Cihan, 52, was killed after being shot in the head by two men, since described as members of IS, who burst into the Santa Maria church .....

31/01/24

UK police arrest man over Rwanda genocide

A man has been arrested in Gateshead by police investigating genocide and crimes against humanity that took place 30 years ago in Rwanda. The 69-year-old was questioned over the 1994 genocide in which 800,000 people were killed. Specialists from the Counter Terrorism Policing War Crimes Team worked with Counter .....

31/01/24

Man charged with carrying a knife in an alleged hate crime, police say

A man will appear in court charged with carrying a knife during an alleged hate crime, police have said. Gabriel Abdullah, 34, was arrested minutes after the incident that police said “has left our Jewish communities shaken”. Officers responded to reports of a man with a knife on Hamilton .....

25/01/24

Proud Boys member gets six years in prison for Capitol riot after insulting judge

A man who stormed the US Capitol with fellow Proud Boys far-right extremist group members was sentenced on Wednesday to six years in prison after he berated and insulted the judge who punished him. Marc Bru repeatedly interrupted chief judge James Boasberg before the sentence was handed down, calling him a “clown” .....

25/01/24

Terrorism probe of asylum seeker killer not to be considered at victim’s inquest

A review of potential terrorism involvement of an asylum seeker who murdered a 21-year-old man will not be considered at the victim’s inquest because his death “was not terrorist-related”, a coroner has said. Thomas Roberts, 21, was stabbed to death by Afghan Lawangeen Abdulrahimzai as he acted as a .....