Germany: Nine terror attacks prevented since Berlin Christmas market killings
29 December 2019 | 12:50 pm
Police say two terror-related incidents were prevented last month alone. Germany has been on heightened alert for fresh atrocities following the death of "Islamic State" (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in October.
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Eleven Israeli athletes and a policeman were assassinated by Palestinian terrorists during the Olympic Games that began in Munich on August 26,1972. Germany is still struggling to come to terms with the events.
5 Sep 2022
Eight people are accused of having provided support for the perpetrator of a 2016 attack in the French city of Nice. Survivors of the attack are hoping the trial in Paris starting on September 5 will help them heal.
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One of the 10 defendants accused of involvement in the 2016 suicide bombings in Brussels refused to take the stand on the first day of the trial. The attacks killed 32 people, wounding and traumatizing hundreds more.
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The governments of the US and the UK recently warned their citizens of a possible terror attack in Abuja. This warning, which was not well received by the Nigerian government, sent panic across the country. GuardianTV spoke with residents of the Nigerian capital to get their takes on the terror alerts from the UK and US authorities and how they have impacted their day-to-day lives.
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German authorities launched an investigation after a far-right extremist who murdered two people in Halle in 2019 managed to take two prison guards hostage.
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All eight defendants were found guilty of charges connected to the 2016 truck rampage on Nice's seaside boulevard during Bastille Day celebrations. The driver was shot at the scene, those with ties to him faced trial.
Sebnem Korur Fincanci was handed a nearly three-year jail sentence, but was released as she challenges the verdict. Human rights organizations say the trial is an attempt by the government to quell dissent.
Following the Taliban's return to power in Afghanistan, the Pakistani Taliban (Tehrik-i-Taliban, or TTP) have retaken their positions in areas along the border. With the return of Taliban fighters, the picturesque Swat Valley has once again descended into violence and fear.
The EU's terror list could soon include Iran's Revolutionary Guards. Those already blacklisted face a barrage of restrictions, from frozen assets to travel bans.
Many journalists and activists allege that the government is using anti-terror laws to silence dissent and weaken the fundamental right to free speech.
Brussels stopped short of labeling Revolutionary Guards a terrorist group in its latest raft of Iran sanctions. Meanwhile, the UK summoned a top Iranian diplomat over alleged threats to UK-based reporters.
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