Turkey: Arrest warrants issued for 85 FETO suspects
Sep08

Turkey: Arrest warrants issued for 85 FETO suspects

An Istanbul prosecutor issued arrest warrants for 85 people Thursday, including six generals and 43 commissioned officers over suspected links with the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO). Four suspects have already been taken into custody, said judicial sources who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on speaking to the media. Turkish police are currently conducting an operation across 15 provinces of Turkey to...

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Second couple questioned over suspect car found near Notre Dame Cathedral
Sep08

Second couple questioned over suspect car found near Notre Dame Cathedral

A second couple was detained overnight in connection with an investigation into the weekend discovery of an abandoned car in central Paris that contained seven gas canisters, a French police source said today. The pair was picked up near Montargis, about 110 kilometres (65 miles) south of Paris. Their detention raises to four the number of people held in connection with the suspect car, an abandoned Peugeot 607 that was parked several...

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Sweden arrests man wanted by Russia on terror-related crimes
Jul29

Sweden arrests man wanted by Russia on terror-related crimes

Swedish prosecutors say a 36-year-old man wanted by Russia has been arrested at Stockholm’s airport as he was about to leave the country. Prosecutor Ronnie Jacobsson says the man is suspected of terror-related crimes in Russia. He declined to identify the man or the charges against him. Jacobsson said the man was arrested Friday morning at Arlanda airport during a stopover because his name appeared on the Interpol’s list...

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Two more arrested in France in connection with Nice attack
Jul26

Two more arrested in France in connection with Nice attack

Two more people have been arrested in connection with the Nice attacker who killed 84 people in the French Riviera city of Nice on Jul 14, sources close to the investigation told Reuters on Tuesday (Jul 26). Paris prosecutor Francois Molins said last week the Bastille Day attacker, Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, had been planning the attack for months. Five suspected accomplices already in custody have been put under formal investigation....

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Australian police arrest man over attempted attack on police station
Jul21

Australian police arrest man over attempted attack on police station

Australian police on Thursday (July 21) arrested a man for an apparent attack on a Sydney police station, after he drove a car that local media said was loaded with gas canisters into its underground carpark. A staunch U.S. ally, Australia has been on heightened alert for attacks by home-grown radicals since 2014, having suffered several “lone wolf” assaults, including a cafe siege in Sydney in which two hostages and the...

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