Latest Terrorist attacks News

Albanian arrested for inciting terror via social media

May. 24, 2022 05:22 AM EDT

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — An Albanian man has been arrested for allegedly using social media to call for terror attacks against state institutions, police said Tuesday. A statement said a 56-year old man identified only as I.S. (L.) used fake profiles to post “inciting photos and...

Security concerns, lack of support stall Africa's Green Wall

May. 23, 2022 03:20 AM EDT

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — A series of complex challenges, including a lack of funding and political will as well as rising insecurity linked to extremist groups al-Qaida and the Islamic State in Burkina Faso, are obstructing progress on Africa's Great Green Wall, according to experts...

Pakistan arrests woman allegedly targeting Chinese workers

May. 16, 2022 13:55 PM EDT

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani security forces acting on intelligence arrested a woman who was allegedly planning attacks on Chinese working on construction projects in the southwest, authorities said Monday. The arrest was announced by the counter-terrorism department in...

Suicide bomber kills 6, gunmen kill 2 Sikhs in NW Pakistan

May. 15, 2022 09:41 AM EDT

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide bombing near a security forces vehicle killed three soldiers and three children in northwest Pakistan near the border with Afghanistan on Sunday, while gunmen shot dead two minority Sikhs in Peshawar, officials said. A military statement said the...

Bombing targets Pakistani security forces, kills passerby

May. 12, 2022 15:55 PM EDT

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A roadside bombing targeted a van carrying Pakistani security forces in the southern port city of Karachi on Thursday, killing a passerby and wounding 13 people, police said. According to Sajjad Khan, a local police chief, the attack took place in the...

Police: 4 killed in Somalia blast ahead of presidential vote

May. 11, 2022 06:30 AM EDT

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somali police say at least four people have been killed by a suicide explosion that targeted a checkpoint near the airport in the capital, Mogadishu. “I saw four people dead at the scene. Two of them were government soldiers who died immediately after...

Prince William gives personal tribute to bombing victims

May. 10, 2022 12:04 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Prince William spoke of his own grief Tuesday as he gave a personal tribute to the families of 22 people who were killed when a suicide bomber targeted an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena five years ago. William and his wife. Kate, were attending the official...

Ukraine: Russia using 'missile terrorism' in wide attacks

May. 04, 2022 21:38 PM EDT

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Complaining that the West is "stuffing Ukraine with weapons,” Russia bombarded railroad stations and other supply-line targets across the country, as the European Union moved to further punish Moscow for the war Wednesday by proposing a ban on oil imports. ...

Norman Mineta, transportation secretary in 9/11 era, dies

May. 03, 2022 21:13 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Norman Mineta, who broke racial barriers for Asian Americans serving in high-profile government posts and ordered commercial flights grounded after the 9/11 terror attacks as the nation's federal transportation secretary, died Tuesday. He was 90. John...

Norman Mineta, who as federal transportation secretary ordered flights grounded after 9/11 terror attacks, has died.

May. 03, 2022 16:17 PM EDT
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Norman Mineta, who as federal transportation secretary ordered flights grounded after 9/11 terror attacks, has died.