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Three attackers who badly injured 18-year-old Iraqi asylee arrested

Karlovac Police have arrested two men and a minor on suspicion of having beaten and severely injuring an 18-year-old asylum seeker from Iraq in Karlovac on Tuesday evening.

3 arrested for attacking water polo players from Belgrade

Zagreb police have arrested a minor and two 24-year-old men on the suspicion that they attacked a group of junior players of the Belgrade Partizan water polo club in downtown Zagreb a week ago.

Serbia expects Croatia's reaction after attack on Serbian athletes in Zagreb

Serbian Interior Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic said on Sunday that a recent assault on young Serbian water polo players in Zagreb was ethnically motivated and asked the Croatian police and prosecution to promptly find and prosecute the attackers.

One injured after hand grenade explosion in Zagreb

In Zagreb at 7:09 this morning an unknown perpetrator is most likely detonated a hand grenade said Zagreb Police Department. 

Knife-wielding assailant dies after launching Swiss train attack

A female train passenger and the Swiss man who attacked her both died on Sunday, one day after he launched a knife and fire assault on a train in north-eastern Switzerland, police said.

Islamic State claims Nice truck attacker as its own "soldier"

The Islamic State extremist organization on Saturday appeared to claim reponsibility for the Bastille Day truck attack in Nice, which left at least 84 people dead and more than 200 injured.

Islamic State claims Nice attack on social media

The perpetrator of the Bastille Day attack in Nice was an "Islamic State soldier," according to a statement published on social media outlets close to the extremist organization.

Young ethnic Croat attacked in Vojvodina

A young man from Sonta was brutally beat up in the Vojvodina town of Apatin on Sunday evening and the Democratic Alliance of Croats in Vojvodina (DSHV) claims that he was a victim of an ethnically motivated attack.

Attackers' identity still unclear, with 42 dead at Istanbul's airport

Attention turned Thursday to the identity of the three attackers at Istanbul's Ataturk international airport, who killed 42 people in what appeared to be a well-coordinated strike on the major global transit hub, involving firearms and explosives.

10 killed, many taken hostage as Taliban attack buses in Afghanistan

At least 10 bus passengers were killed on Tuesday and between 15 to 18 were taken hostage in northern Afghanistan in an attack by the Taliban.

MVEP and HND condemn attack on Croatian reporter in Banja Luka

The Croatian Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs (MVEP) on Sunday strongly condemned a physical attack on a reporter with the RTL Croatia commercial television channel during a demonstration in the northwestern Bosnian city of Banja Luka on Saturday.

Brussels metro station reopens after last month's suicide attack

The Brussels underground station of Maelbeek reopened Monday, just over a month after suicide bombing attacks killed more than 30 people there and at the city's international airport.

Police in Bosnia surveilling potential terrorists, security threat "very serious"

A register of persons with ties to radical Islamic groups has been compiled and they are under surveillance, he told reporters. "Those persons pose a very serious security threat."

Kabul suicide attack over after dozens killed, hundreds injured

Dozens of people, including civilians and Afghan security personnel, were killed and over 300 others were injured Tuesday in an attack claimed by the Taliban in central Kabul, officials said.

Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly attack in Yemen

The Islamic State extremist militia says it was behind the attack in Yemen's temporary capital Aden, according to the Amaaq news agency, which has links to the group.

At least 19 government soldiers killed in Yemen ambush

At least 19 government soldiers were Saturday shot dead in an ambush in strife-torn Yemen amid conflicting reports about the identity of the attackers.

Experts don't rule out terrorist attacks in Bosnia

Azinovic, one of the leading Balkan experts in combating terrorism, was speaking at a conference organised by the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe Mission to BiH.

Civil society group: Culture minister should be replaced over his comment on attack on writer

The group resented the fact that aside from condemning physical violence and attacks on any citizen, the minister in his statement also said that "the case in question underlines the importance of responsibility for what one says or writes in public."

HND says attack on writer Tomic result of hate speech

The Croatian Journalists Association (HND) on Friday strongly condemned an attack on journalist and writer Ante Tomic, describing the incident as a result of growing hate speech in public.

Seven police officers killed in explosion in Turkey's south-east

At least seven police officers have been killed in an attack in the south-eastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir, CNN Turk reported.

Cazeneuve: Arrest of terror suspect in France thwarts attack

French security authorities say they thwarted a terrorist attack with the arrest Thursday morning of a suspected terrorist whose plans for an attack were in an advanced state.

Reports: Brothers known to police were among Brussels suicide bombers

Two Brussels brothers who were known to police are among the suicide bombers who carried out deadly terrorist attacks on the international airport and subway in the Belgian capital, local media reported Wednesday.

A total of three suspects arrested in Belgium, prime minister says

A total of three suspects were arrested in the Belgian police operation that led to the detention of Paris attack suspect Salah Abdeslam, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel says.

Gas facility in Algeria attacked, no casualties reported

Algeria's Defence Ministry said a gas facility in the country's central desert came under a rocket attack on Friday, adding that no casualties or damage occurred.

Roma Council condemns racist attack in Zagreb

The Roma Council of Zagreb on Friday strongly condemned an attack by two men on members of the Roma ethnic minority, which happened in central Zagreb on Tuesday night.

One suspect dead, four officers injured in Brussels terrorism raid

A suspect armed with a Kalashnikov rifle was killed in the Belgian capital Brussels on Tuesday, following a raid related to the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris last year, prosecutors said.

At least 10 killed in attacks on three hotels in Ivory Coast

At least 10 people were killed Sunday in attacks on three beach hotels in Ivory Coast, local media reported.

Bosnia: Two TV crews attacked at event marking arrest of WWII Chetnik leader

Followers of the World War II Serbian Chetnik Movement and Bosnian Serb war veterans attacked two television crews during an event marking the 70th anniversary of the arrest of Chetnik leader Draza Mihailovic in the Drina river town of Visegrad, 

Five dead, at least 10 wounded in attacks, as Biden visits Tel Aviv

Four Palestinian assailants and one victim died in a string of attacks in Jerusalem and the Tel Aviv area Tuesday, police said, as US Vice-President Joe Biden began his first official talks in Israel in years.

Gunmen kill 16 people in attack on nursing home in Yemen

At least 16 people were killed Friday in an attack by suspected al-Qaeda insurgents on a nursing home in Yemen's southern city of Aden, a security official said.

Indian consulate attacked in Afghanistan, two civilians killed

Gunmen attacked the Indian consulate in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad Wednesday, leaving two civilians dead after a two-hour gunbattle, officials said.

Russia: journalists in Syria in artillery attack from Turkish border

An international group of journalists in the northern Syrian province of Latakia, where Russia has an airbase, came under an artillery attack from the Turkish border, Russian Defence Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov says.

At least 30 killed in Iraq attack claimed by Islamic State

At least 30 people were killed and over 63 others injured in a suicide attack carried out Monday in al-Muqdadiyeh city in Diyala province, north-east of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, medical and security sources said.  

Death toll rises to 21 in latest al-Shabaab attack in Somalia

At least 21 people are dead after an attack Sunday by the al-Shabaab terrorist group in the southern Somali city of Baidoa, police said.

Foreign ministry condemns attack on Franciscan guardian in Bac

The Croatian Foreign and European Affairs Ministry on Friday condemned the attack the guardian of the Franciscan monastery in the Vojvodina town of Bac, northern Serbia, and asked that the perpetrator be brought to justice.

Thaci elected president of Kosovo amid opposition violence

Kosovo's parliament on Friday elected Hashim Thaci as the country's new president, in a session interrupted by opposition tear gas attacks and as anti-government protests in the streets turned violent.

20 killed in attack on Mogadishu hotel, Somali official says

At least 20 people were killed Friday in an attack on the SYL Hotel in Mogadishu, a local government spokesman told dpa.

Kosovo opposition again launches tear gas in parliament

The parliament of Kosovo has scheduled a vote to elect the country's new president for Friday in a session again disrupted by an opposition tear gas attack.

German police find traces of fire accelerant in burned refugee house

Investigators looking into a possible arson attack on a building earmarked as refugee housing in eastern Germany have found traces of combustible substances in the burned out building, local police say.

Pupovac condemns attack on young man in Vukovar

"My party and the SNV have condemned this criminal act committed by three young men and I am condemning it now," Pupovac said in an interview with Croatian Radio 

Erdogan says 14 arrested after Ankara bombing

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says 14 suspects have been arrested in connection with Wednesday's terrorist attack in Ankara and that the number will likely rise.

Three suspected teenage attackers killed, one injured in West Bank

Three Palestinian teenagers were killed and a fourth critically injured Sunday as they allegedly tried to attack Israeli security forces in the West Bank.

Five arrested after mob attack on African woman in India

Five men have been arrested after a mob attacked and stripped a female Tanzanian student in south India, officials said Thursday.

At least 65 dead in attack on village in north-eastern Nigeria

At least 65 people were killed and 135 injured when suspected Islamist insurgents attacked a village in north-eastern Nigeria, a worker at the national crisis management authority told dpa Monday.

Insider attack kills 10 Afghan police

An Afghan policeman drugged and shot 10 of his comrades late Monday in the central province of Uruzgan, an official said.

Nearly 30 dead after insurgents attack Mogadishu hotel

Islamist attacks on a beach hotel and a restaurant in Somalia's capital Mogadishu have claimed 28 lives, police said Friday, marking a rise in the previously reported death toll of 20.

Death toll from North Sinai attack rises to seven policemen

The death toll from the attack on a mobile checkpoint in Arish, capital of restive North Sinai province, has risen to seven policemen after two conscripts died Thursday morning of their injuries, a security source told dpa.

University attack casts new doubt on Pakistan anti-militant campaign

Wednesday's Taliban attack on a university in north-western Pakistan, which killed at least 20 people, highlights the country's challenges in tackling militancy.

Operation over at Pakistani university; all four attackers killed

Security forces have killed all four Taliban gunmen who stormed a university in north-western Pakistan, an official says.

Al-Shabaab claims 100 killed in ongoing attack on Kenyan troops

Islamist al-Shabaab insurgents claimed to have killed some 100 soldiers in an attack on Kenyan peacekeeping troops Sunday in south-western Somalia.

Four civilians died in Jakarta bombings, police say

Police in Jakarta increased to four the number of civilians who died in a bomb and gun attack by suspected Islamist militants in the city centre on Thursday. 

Foreigners confirmed dead in terrorist siege in Burkina Faso

Al-Qaeda militants in Burkina Faso killed 26 people from several countries in an attack on a cafe and a luxury hotel in the capital, which ended after raids by security forces on Saturday.

Ambassador: 27 dead in Burkina Faso attacks

Militant attacks on a cafe and hotel in Ouagadougou killed 27 people, the French ambassador to Burkina Faso says.

7 killed in Jakarta attacks: police

Seven people, including four suspected attackers, are killed in bomb and gun attacks in the Indonesian capital Jakarta, police say. 

France investigates attack on teacher at Jewish school

French authorities are investigating an attack on a Jewish teacher that left him slightly injured Monday morning, Interior Minister Bernard Cazenueve said.

Paris attacker was carrying German phone card, identity not clear

A man who attacked a Paris police station Thursday with a meat cleaver and fake explosive belt was carrying a mobile phone with a German SIM card, public prosecutor Francois Molins told French radio station France Inter.

Man shot dead outside Paris police station, prompting terrorism fears

A man has been shot dead outside a Paris police station after apparently attacking the facility, amid fears that the incident might be an act of terrorism.

At least 24 insurgents reported dead after attack on Cameroon village

At least 24 Islamist insurgents from the Boko Haram group were killed after they attacked a village in the far north of Cameroon, the commander of the west African country's anti-terrorism unit told dpa on Wednesday.