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23 May, 2017 8:37 AM UK police say suicide bomber allegedly responsible for blast, probe underway

Manchester: An apparent suicide bomber set off an improvised explosive device that killed 22 people at the end of an Ariana Grande concert, Manchester police said Tuesday. Police said dozens more were injured in the Monday night blast carried out by a male, who was killed. Forensic investigations are continuing to determine if the attacker had accomplices 36

3 May, 2017 11:25 PM Two dead in shooting at Texas college

AUSTIN: A gunman who opened fire on Wednesday on a college campus in the Dallas suburb of Irving, Texas, apparently killed one victim and committed suicide, police said, two days after a deadly stabbing occurred at another college in the state. A man who witnesses said was armed with a handgun was reported to have opened fire at North Lake College, prompting 46

22 April, 2017 12:08 PM Confusion, chaos after Taliban breach Afghan base in deadly attack

Afghan soldier Zabihullah was chatting with an army comrade at their military base in northern Afghanistan when gunfire interrupted their quiet Friday afternoon. "I asked my friend what was happening, and he said, relax, it must be one of us." It wasn't. It was the Taliban. Dressed in army uniforms, at least 10 Taliban attackers had breached the military 48

22 April, 2017 3:30 AM Champs-Elysees gunman had long criminal record, praised Islamic State

Despite an arrest as recently as February, the 39-year-old assailant, Karim Cheurfi, had shown no signs of radicalization, Paris Prosecutor Francois Molins said, and was released for lack of evidence of a threat. PARIS: The gunman who shot and killed a police officer on the famed Champs-Elysees just days before the French presidential vote spent 14 years 57

22 April, 2017 3:05 AM Paris Champs-Elysees shooter: An unstable criminal who ‘hated police’

Paris: The Champs Elysees shooter fits a pattern of many extremists inspired by Islamic State in France in recent years: a violent, unstable criminal not known for any religious conviction. Karim Cheurfi, 39, was described as an oddball by his neighbours in the multi-ethnic suburb of Chelles east of Paris, about a 30-minute train ride from the centre 37

21 April, 2017 9:17 PM After Paris Attack, Donald Trump Weighs In On France Vote

Washington: US President Donald Trump said Friday a deadly attack in Paris would have a "big effect" on France's presidential election and praised far-right candidate Marine Le Pen on immigration, in unusually candid comments before the vote. Trump, who enjoyed breaking with political convention on his way to the White House, likes ruffling political 83

21 April, 2017 3:24 PM Tourists Venture Back To Champs Elysees After Attack: 'Vive Paris!'

Paris: Tourists were back on the Champs Elysees early Friday with a mixture of shock and defiance, a day after a terrorist shot dead a policeman on the world-famous avenue on the eve of France's election. "I needed to get out, to come back here and see the sunshine and that everything was OK," said Lebanese tourist Zeina Bitar, 45, who was shopping on the boulevard 60

21 April, 2017 10:30 AM Fears Champs Engulf French Election After Policeman Shot In Paris

Paris: The killing of a policeman on Paris's Champs Elysees claimed by the ISIS group rocked France's presidential race Friday with just two days to go before one of the closest races in recent memory. Bloodshed had long been feared ahead of Sunday's first round of voting after a string of terrorist atrocities since 2015, and shooting on the world-renowned 36

21 April, 2017 7:16 AM Second suspect in Paris shootings surrenders in Antwerp

A suspect, who the Belgian authorities had flagged to their French counterparts over possible involvement in Thursday's Paris shootings, turned himself in to police in Belgium's northern city of Antwerp, news agency Belga said on Friday. Speaking on France's Europe 1 radio after the shootout on the Champs Elysees shopping street, French Interior Ministry 33

21 April, 2017 5:29 AM A catalogue of terror in France

Thursday's attack on the Champs Elysees in Paris saw a gunman kill a policeman and wound two others in bloodshed claimed by the Islamic State group just days before an election. Observers had long feared bloodshed ahead of Sunday's vote and the violence is likely to thrust security to the front of voters' minds. Here is a recap of major attacks and foiled 46