By AYA BATRAWY, Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) 04/24 — Attacks against mosques, shrines and followers of Sufi sheikhs in Sri Lanka more than a decade ago point to early warning signs of fundamentalism taking root among a sliver of the country’s Muslims.
By BHARATHA MALLAWARACHI and KRISHAN FRANCIS, Associated Press COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) 04/22 — Sri Lankan officials failed to heed warnings from intelligence agencies about the threat of an attack by a domestic radical Muslim group that officials blame for Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 200 people,
By BHARATHA MALLAWARACHI and KRISHAN FRANCIS, Associated Press COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) 04/21 — At least 207 people were killed and hundreds more injured in eight blasts that rocked churches and hotels in and just outside Sri Lanka’s capital on Easter Sunday,
By THOMAS ADAMSON, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 04/16 — Firefighters declared success Tuesday in a more than 12-hour battle to extinguish an inferno engulfing Paris’
BOSTON (AP) 04/13 — Authorities were investigating Saturday the online posting by a hacker group of the personal information of hundreds of federal agents and police officers apparently stolen from websites affiliated with alumni of the FBI’s National Academy.The Associated Press counted at least 1,400 unique records of employees of the FBI,Read more »
By DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press LONDON (AP) 04/11 — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was forcibly bundled out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London and into a waiting British police van on Thursday,
By ANNABELLE LIANG, Associated Press SINGAPORE (AP) 04/10 — Singapore has seized more than 28 tons of pangolin scales belonging to around 38,000 of the endangered mammals over the past week,
By MATTHEW BARAKAT, Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) 04/04 — A federal judge says he will rule in the near future on the constitutionality of a government watchlist that includes more than 1 million people the FBI considers to be “known or suspected terrorists.”
PRAGUE (AP) 04/03 — Czech police say they have extradited to Austria two suspects who allegedly formed a terror cell with a man detained by Austrian authorities over unsuccessful attacks on trains in Germany.Read more »
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) 04/02 — There’s no escape from the long arm of the law in Sweden. Not even sitting naked in a sauna.
Police spokewoman Carina Skagerlind says an off-duty police officer found himself sitting in the same sauna in Rinkeby,
By NICK PERRY, Associated Press DUNEDIN, New Zealand (AP) 03/24 — New Zealanders are debating the limits of free speech after their chief censor banned the 74-page manifesto written and released by the man accused of slaughtering 50 people at two mosques in the city of Christchurch.
By JULIET WILLIAMS and NICK PERRY, Associated Press CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) 03/21 — The government of New Zealand announced a ban on “military-style” semi-automatic firearms and high-capacity magazines Thursday,
By COLLEEN BARRY, Associated Press MILAN (AP) 03/20 — A bus driver in northern Italy abducted 51 children and their chaperones Wednesday, ordering the children’s hands to be bound and threatening them with death during the drive,
By ALEKSANDAR FURTULA and MIKE CORDER, Associated Press THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) 03/18 — The Latest on a shooting in a tram in the Netherlands (all times local):2:55 p.m.
By ALEKSANDAR FURTULA and MIKE CORDER, Associated Press UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) 03/18 — Dutch police were hunting down a suspect after a shooting Monday on a tram in the central city of Utrecht that left three people dead and multiple people injured.
By JOVANA GEC, Associated Press BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) 03/16 — The white supremacist suspected in the mosque shootings that left at least 50 people dead in New Zealand had traveled to the Balkans in the past three years,
By JON GAMBRELL, Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) 03/16 — A U.S. Navy veteran from California has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in Iran,
By THOMAS ADAMSON and ANGELA CHARLTON, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 03/17 — Paris cleaned up one of the world’s most glamorous avenues Sunday after rioting by an ultraviolent core in the dwindling yellow vest protest movement angry at President Emmanuel Macron.
By KRISTEN GELINEAU, Associated Press SYDNEY (AP) 03/15 — The gunman behind at least one of the mosque shootings in New Zealand that left 49 people dead on Friday tried to make a few things clear in the manifesto he left behind: He is a 28-year-old Australian white nationalist who hates immigrants.
By JOE McDONALD, Associated Press BEIJING (AP) 02/22 — Forgot to pay a fine in China? Then forget about buying an airline ticket.
Would-be air travelers were blocked from buying tickets 17.5 million times last year under a controversial “social credit”Read more »