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BARCELONA: 13 dead, over 50 hurt in city attack

Barcelona attack: What we know Barcelona, Spain | AFP |  At least 13 people were killed Thursday when a driver deliberately slammed a van into crowds on Barcelona’s most popular street in what police said was a “terror attack”. The attack, the latest in a wave of vehicle rammings across …

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Four killed in Kenyan car bomb attack

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  At least four people died on Tuesday when their vehicle set off an improvised explosive device in a small Kenyan town near the border with Somalia, police said. The blast was the second in two days to hit border towns after suspected Shabaab militants attacked …

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LATIGO: Domesticate the draft anti-terrorism bill developed for Africa

African parliaments have been urged to be at the forefront of combating terrorism and violent extremism, by ratifying and implementing anti terrorism laws. Terrorism was a top item on the agenda at the Pan African Parliament session in Midrand, South Africa on Wednesday, with Uganda’s Prof. Ogenga-Latigo saying that every country hould domesticate …

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London mayor urges calm and vigilance after knife attack

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan on Thursday urged Londoners to remain “calm and vigilant” after a woman was killed and five people injured in a city centre knife attack. Police meanwhile probed possible terrorist links following the arrest of a 19-year-old man at the scene of the incident which took …

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Islamic State makes inroads into Kenya

Recent arrests show the Islamic State’s growing presence in East Africa, where they are recruiting young Kenyans for jihad abroad and raising fears some of them will return to threaten the country. Kenyan intelligence agencies estimate that around 100 men and women may have gone to join the IS in …

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Anti-terror operation at Brussels shopping centre after bomb alert

Brussels bomb alert after man arrested in city shopping centre, security agency says https://t.co/g12RNlVCHr — BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) June 21, 2016 An anti-terror operation was underway at a shopping centre in central Brussels on Tuesday, Belgian prosecutors told the Belga News agency, adding that one suspect had been arrested. …

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