terrorist attack

Munich shooter's father: "We're receiving death threats"

The parents of the Munich teen who shot dead nine people at a McDonald's restaurant and a nearby shopping centre before turning the gun on himself, have been receiving death threats, his father said in an interview with German Sunday paper Bild am Sonntag.

Pakistan mourns bombing victims

Pakistan was preparing Monday to bury the first victims of a bombing that targeted Christians at a park on the weekend, as the death toll in the attack climbed to 70.

Premier says Belgium working to secure "other sites," calls for calm

Belgium authorities are working to secure "other sites" that are of concern in the wake of two attacks in the capital Brussels, Prime Minister Charles Michel says.

Car bomb attack on Turkish police station kills two officers

Two police officers were killed in a car bomb explosion in south-eastern Turkey on Friday, the state-run Anadolu news agency said.

German police: Attack plotters may have been sent by Islamic State

The two terror suspects arrested in Germany on suspicion of planning attacks in Berlin may have been sent directly by the Islamic State extremist group, sources close to the investigation told dpa on Friday.

Boko Haram suicide bombers kill nearly 30 in Cameroon

Three Boko Haram Islamists blew themselves up Monday in northern Cameroon, killing at least 25 people and themselves, officials said.

Europe's rights watchdog warns France over state of emergency

The head of Europe's top human rights watchdog has warned French President Francois Hollande against overreaching executive powers by extending a state of emergency.

Gunmen kill at least 19 in Pakistan university attack

At least 19 people were killed by gunmen who stormed a Pakistani university on Wednesday, hospital officials said.

Moroccan authorities arrest Belgian linked to Paris attacks

The Belgian man of Moroccan origin was arrested on Friday in the city of Mohammadia, 100 kilometres south of the capital, Rabat.

Indonesian police arrest 12 in connection with terrorist attack

Indonesian police said Saturday they had arrested 12 people in connection with this week's terrorist attack in Jakarta that killed at least two civilians. 

20 people killed, hostages taken in terrorism attack in Burkina Faso

At least 20 people were killed Friday in a terrorist attack on a restaurant and hotel in the capital of the western African country of Burkina Faso.

Police hunt militants after Indonesia attack

Indonesian police were hunting for Islamist militants Friday after a terrorist attack in the capital killed two civilians, as security was tightened across the country. 

Paris suicide bomber identified as Belgian-Moroccan

A man who detonated a suicide bomb at an apartment outside of Paris shortly after the terrorist attacks of November 13 has been identified as Belgian-Moroccan man Chakrib Akrouh.

Muslim Indonesia again reminded that it is not immune to terrorism

The fact that Indonesia has more Muslims than any other country has in the past not kept radical Islamists from striking. In a period of calm since 2009, Jakarta believed itself safe. Now shocked Indonesians are wondering how many of their own have been radicalized.

Turkey sees Syria links after 10 die in Istanbul suicide bombing

A suicide bombing in the tourist heart of Istanbul left 10 dead Tuesday, with officials saying the attacker was a man with links to Syria.

Terror tip-off from Iraqi preceded foreign intelligence by eight days

An Iraqi national tipped off German police about a possible terrorist attack eight days before intelligence from the United States and France led authorities to evacuate two Munich train stations on New Year's Eve, Bavarian media reported Sunday.

Austrian police say European capitals have been warned of possible attack

Vienna police said on Saturday that a 'friendly intelligence service' has warned numerous European capitals of the possibility of a shooting or bomb attack in Europe before the New Year.

Bosnia: Arrested radical Islamists planned terror attack in Sarajevo on Dec 31

Campara's office decided yesterday to request a month's detention for eight of the 11 men arrested on December 22, and the State Court granted the motion today.

Passengers on the flight Frankfurt - Belgrade stopped a Jordanian who tried to enter the cockpit

Passengers quoted by Belgrade media said the man banged on a cockpit door threatening to bring down the plane while it was flying over Austria if he was not allowed inside.

Islamic State radio: US attacks carried out by its supporters

Islamic State's al-Bayan radio said Saturday that a shooting spree in California that killed 14 people was carried out by two of its supporters, a day after US authorities said they were investigating the crime as an act of terrorism.

EU agrees on airline passenger data exchange system

Agreement has finally been reached and I believe it will be adopted by the European Parliament very soon.

London police could handle Paris-style attack

Britain is on its second-highest alert level of "severe", meaning a militant attack is considered highly likely, mainly due to the threat the authorities say is posed by Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq and their encouragement of supporters to carry out attacks in their homelands.

Brazil: No known terrorist threat to Rio Olympics

Brazil says it will deploy 85,000 security personnel, double the number used during the 2012 London Olympics.

Arms for Paris attacks 'bought from Germany'

A spokesman for the Stuttgart prosecutor's office confirmed the arrest of an arms dealer but told AFP he could not confirm or deny a connection with the Paris attacks.

Commemoration for Paris terror victims to be held in Zagreb Friday

The event, scheduled to start at 17:00 hours, will be held under the slogan "Zagreb for Paris", French Ambassador to Croatia Michele Boccoz and Zagreb Mayor Milan Bandic told

Minister says Croatia's tourism not affected by wordwide developments

Preparations for Christmas and New Year holidays are going as planned, he said after the launch of a new tourist check-in and check-out information system -- eVisitor.

Explosive device hurled at Bosnia police station in presumed terrorist attack

"There are indications that this case contains elements of the criminal offence of terrorism," the local police said in a statement.

Belgian police mount raids in Brussels and other towns

Armed police mounted searches in several parts of the capital on Sunday evening and cordoned off areas close to the  main tourist attraction, the Renaissance Grand Place around the town hall.

The hunt for the Paris attackers

French authorities say the suspected ringleader, Belgian Abdelhamid Abaaoud, was among those killed in a police assault in St. Denis, north of Paris, on Wednesday.

Timeline of Paris attacks and investigation

Beginning at 21:20, assailants carry out a wave of attacks, raking diners at bars and restaurants, detonating suicide bombs outside the sports stadium Stade de France

French police extend questioning of suspect after attacks

Under an anti-terrorism law introduced in 2006, terrorism suspects can be held for up to six days if there is a serious risk of an imminent act of terrorism, or for international cooperation. Then they must be charged or released.

Islamic dignitary calls on Bosnian Muslims to defy terrorists

He added that one must not condone those who kill innocent people in Gaza and Syria either, recalling that the most numerous victims of criminals "and those who allegedly fight against them" are Muslims.

Ostojic: Croatia on highest level of alert

"We must always be on alert. I've never said that a risk of terrorism does not exist. We are on the highest level of alert," Ostojic said

Croatia to stop taking refugees if transit to Germany stopped

Interior Minister Ranko Ostojic said on Tuesday that Croatia would stop accepting refugees if their transit towards Germany was stopped.

Milanovic: Croatia forever with France in terms of values

"I was greatly shocked to learn about the news, we are with (the French) 'a jamais' as far as values are concerned. The French nation is great, it set some of the fundamental values

Croatia pays tribute to victims of Paris terror attacks

In Croatia Monday is a national day of mourning, as it is in France, for the 129 people killed in a string of terrorist attacks in the French capital. 350 people were injured in the attacks.

Minister says services doing their best to make Croatia as safe as possible

"No one can guarantee you that a terrorist act cannot occur - it would be absolutely irresponsible and inappropriate. But we are doing our best

Croatian police confirm one of suspects in Paris attacks registered in Croatia on Oct 8

"At France's request we have made checks and found that the person named in their query passed the registration process at the Opatovac reception centre on October 8.

One of suspects in Paris attacks registered on arrival in Serbia, police confirm

"It was established that his details matched those of a person registered in Greece on October 3. There had been no Interpol warrant out for his arrest," 

March of Solidarity held in Zagreb, minute of silence observed for Paris victims

They marched from Victims of Fascism Square to Europe Square, carrying banners that read "March of Solidarity", "Solidarity Has No Boundaries" and "For an Open Europe".

French ambassador thanks Croatian authorities and citizens for support

French President Francois Hollande has declared three days of national mourning for the victims of the attacks carried out at several locations in Paris on Friday night. 

Croatian president extends condolences to French counterpart

Grabar-Kitarovic lit a candle, laid flowers and signed a book of condolence at the French Embassy in Zagreb, the President's Office said.

Croatia's Islamic community strongly condemns Paris terrorist attacks

The Islamic community in Croatia on Saturday strongly condemned the terrorist attacks in Paris and offered condolences to the families of the victims.

HDZ leader offers condolences for Paris terrorist attacks

"This terrorist act happened in our common home, the European Union. We are sensitised to what happened and we hope that security will be stepped up across the EU

PM says government at highest possible level of alert

"Heinous, coordinated, clearly terrorist attacks whose perpetrators are not yet know have shaken Europe and the world," and they are "a blow to the fundamental human values,"