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German police detain three alleged supporters of suspected terrorist

By DW (Deutsche Welle) Date 14.04.2017 Three people have been detained for allegedly helping a suspected terrorist to plan an attack, German prosecutors say. The suspects were found in three different cities.   Two men and a woman – one Afghan, one Turkish and one German – have been detained in Germany on suspicion of supporting and encouraging a terrorist ...

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China warning as tensions over North Korea rise

Friday 14 April 2017 Amid mounting tensions between Washington and Pyongyang, China warns that “once a war really happens no one can become a winner.”   By Damien Pearse, News Reporter China has warned that tensions over North Korea have to be stopped from reaching an “irreversible and unmanageable stage”. The warning from Beijing, Pyongyang’s sole major ally, came as ...

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UN counter-terrorism strategy must adapt to “growing threat”: Feltman

By UN Multi Media 13 April 2017   The UN needs to strengthen the “coordination and coherence” of its counter-terrorism approach in order to deal with a changing and “growing threat” on the ground. That’s according to the UN Political Affairs chief, Jeffrey Feltman, briefing the General Assembly on the main elements of the Secretary-General’s report on strengthening the world ...

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Two Kuwaiti youths rape two Somali women in Wafra farm

Thursday April 13, 2017 KUWAIT CITY – Police have arrested two Kuwaiti youths for raping two young Somali women in a farm in Wafra, reports Al-Rai daily. A security source said one of the Somali women befriended one of the Kuwaitis and the latter proposed to marry her. He then requested her to meet him in Qadsiya. The woman reportedly ...

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Russia vetoes UN resolution on Syria chemical weapons attack

Wednesday 12 April 2017 The Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, says he is “dismayed” by Russia’s veto, leaving it “on the wrong side of the argument Russia has vetoed a UN Security Council resolution demanding a swift investigation into a chemical weapons attack in Syria. Voting on the resolution, drafted by Britain, France and the US, showed ten countries in favour, ...

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Tests confirm sarin gas used in Syria chemical attack, Turkey’s health minister says

April 11, 2017 By Staff The Associated Press A Syrian child receives treatment after an alleged chemical attack at a field hospital in Saraqib, Idlib province, northern Syria, April 4, 2017. AP Photo/Stringe   ANKARA, Turkey – Turkey’s health minister says test results conducted on victims of a chemical attack in northern Syria confirm that sarin gas was used. Recep Akdag ...

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Stockholm attacker confesses to terrorist crime: Lawyer

Tuesday April 11, 2017 Rakhmat Akilov, an Uzbek construction worker and father of four, is the main suspect in the Stockholm truck attack.PHOTO: AFTONBLADET   STOCKHOLM (REUTERS) – Rakhmat Akilov, the main suspect in the deadly truck attack in Stockholm that killed four and injured a further 15, has admitted to committing a terrorist crime, his lawyer said in a court ...

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Sweden falls silent to honor truck attack victims

By REUTERS Mon April 10, 2017   Sweden’s Prime Minister said on Monday the country would never yield to terrorism, as he led a minute’s silence for those killed and injured when a truck driver mowed down pedestrians on a Stockholm shopping street. Four people died and 15 were hurt in Friday’s attack, the first of its kind in the ...

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Somalia: 2 Bombs Kill At Least 10 In Capital

By Stratfor Enterprises LLC [US] APRIL 10, 2017   A suicide bomber killed at least nine Somali soldiers and injured many others in an attack at a military camp in Mogadishu on April 10, Somali authorities said, Reuters reported. The attacker was wearing an army uniform and opened fire on soldiers before triggering his bomb, according to local police. Al ...

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