At least 26 killed, 56 others injured in hotel bombing in Somalia
15 July 2019 | 9:33 am
At least 26 people were killed and 56 others injured in a deadly terrorist attack in the south Somalia's port Kismayo on Friday evening, officials said on Saturday.
30 Mar 2019
Dutch prosecutors are looking into a terrorist motive in the Utrecht shooting attack after a note was found in a getaway car. Meanwhile, investigators have yet to find a link between the suspect and the victim.
29 Jul 2019
A Nigerian Shiite group condemns a court order that allows the government to ban it on "terrorism" grounds after a spate of deadly protests in the capital
7 Aug 2019
President Donald Trump gave a speech on Monday morning regarding the recent mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. Donald Trump, via CNN Rihanna took aim at the president on social media. Rihanna, via Instagram Rihanna, via Instagram President Trump also took to Twitter to condemn the role the media has played in the way they cover news.
25 Aug 2019
The defendants showed remorse as the judge declared them a "threat to everyone in our democratic society." The two men planned to use homemade explosives in a terrorist plot on a Muslim community in upstate New York.
10 Sep 2019
Violence has been growing in Burkina Faso as armed Islamic groups spill over the porous border with Mali. These latest deadly attacks show how one of the world's poorest countries is struggling to contain the problem.
24 Nov 2019
Gold mines in isolated areas of Africa’s Sahel region have become a welcome source of income for terrorists. Recent attacks in Burkina Faso show that security forces in the region are unable to gain the upper hand.
9 Dec 2019
Mexico had asked the US not to label cartels as terrorist groups due to concerns over sovereignty. The issue came to the fore after nine US-Mexican citizens were killed by cartel members in early November.
11 Jun 2020
The death toll stands at 81 after suspected members of the extremist group Boko Haram carried out an attack in Borno state. Thousands have been killed in the region by Islamist insurgents over the last decade.
14 Jun 2020
Ivory Coast has suffered its first Islamist terrorist attack since 2016, with at least 10 dead on the border with Burkina Faso. Those deaths follow efforts to purge an Islamist presence in the border region. Also, in several countires there are calls for statues commemorating slave traders to be taken down. We've put together some reactions from the streets of Dakar, Kinshasa, Ouagadougou and Pretoria. And overfishing by foreign trawlers has left many coastal communities in Senegal struggling to survive, but now dozens of mostly Chinese ships have been banned from Senegal's waters.
31 Aug 2020
Darul Salam has now been designated a terrorist group by the Nigerian military authorities. 410 members of the group surrendered to security forces in Uttu in Nasarawa state after the exchange of gunfire.
25 Oct 2020
French president Emmanuel Macron confirms a college teacher who was decapitated on Friday evening was the victim of a "characteristic Islamist terrorist attack".
6 Feb 2021
The government said the group was a "neo-fascist" organization and "engages in political violence." It said that the group was on domestic intelligence's radar owing to "not just rhetoric but activity and planning."
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