terrorism

October 19, 2018 - 9:40 am
PARIS (AP) — A global financial body says governments worldwide must establish rules for virtual currencies like bitcoin to stop criminals from using them to launder money or finance terrorism. The Financial Action Task Force said Friday that from next year it will start assessing whether countries...
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October 19, 2018 - 9:05 am
PARIS (AP) — A global financial watchdog Force has given Iran until February to crack down on terrorism funding or risk deeper economic isolation. The Financial Action Task Force said Friday it would effectively blacklist Iran if it doesn't fulfill 10 promises made to pass and enforce laws against...
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Medics load an injured person onto an ambulance, in Kerch, Crimea, Wednesday Oct. 17, 2018. Russian officials says an 18-year-old student attacked his vocational school in Crimea, going on a rampage that killed 17 students and left more than 40 people wounded before killing himself. (Viktor Korotaev/Kommersant Photo via AP)
October 17, 2018 - 4:59 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — An 18-year student strode into his vocational school in Crimea, a hoodie covering his blond hair, then pulled out a shotgun and opened fire on Wednesday, killing 19 students and wounding more than 50 others before killing himself. It wasn't clear what prompted Vladislav Roslyakov,...
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In this image made from video, showing the scene as emergency services load an injured person onto a truck, in Kerch, Crimea, Wednesday Oct. 17, 2018. An explosive device has killed several people and injured at least 50 others at a vocational college in Crimea Wednesday in what Russian officials have called a possible terrorist attack. (Kerch FM News via AP) KERCH.FM LOGO CANNOT BE OBSCURED
October 17, 2018 - 8:50 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the deadly explosion at a college in Crimea (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Russia's top investigative body says it has identified the man who opened fire in a college in a Crimean town, killing 18 people and wounding more than 40. The Investigative Committee said an 18-...
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Danny Jackson, Vietnam War veteran and supporter of Democratic congressional candidate Ammar Campa-Najjar, wears a shirt with a likeness of the candidate as he holds a sign during a news conference Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in San Diego. Campa-Najjar faces indicted U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter in the race for Southern California's 50th district. Hunter is stepping up efforts to convince voters his Democratic opponent is a security threat because of his family's background - something the Latino, Arab-American businessman forcefully rejects as a desperate attempt by an incumbent under indictment. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
October 16, 2018 - 8:15 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter is stepping up efforts to convince voters his Democratic opponent is a security threat because of his family's background — something the Latino, Arab-American contender forcefully rejects as a desperate attempt by an indicted incumbent. Former...
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October 16, 2018 - 4:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — As the U.S. and other countries shift their focus to growing security threats from China, Russia, North Korea and Iran, the world must not become complacent in the fight against violent extremist groups, the top U.S. military officer warned on Tuesday. Gen. Joseph Dunford,...
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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2007 file picture Moroccan Mounir El Motassadeq waits prior his trial at a court in Hamburg, northern Germany, The Moroccan man has been sentenced to a 15-year prison sentence in Germany for helping three of the suicide pilots in the 9/11 attacks on the U.S. (AP Photo/Fabian Bimmer, Pool)
October 15, 2018 - 1:46 pm
BERLIN (AP) — A Moroccan man convicted of helping Mohamed Atta and the other Hamburg-based Sept. 11 suicide pilots as they plotted attacks on New York and Washington was deported Monday from Germany to his homeland. German authorities confirmed that Mounir el Motassadeq was aboard a plane that had...
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FILE-- In this Saturday, Oct 14, 2017, file photo, a soldier helps a civilian who was wounded in a blast in the capital of Mogadishu, Somalia. Somalia is marking the first anniversary of one of the world's deadliest attacks since 9/11, a truck bombing in the heart of Mogadishu that killed well over 500 people. The Oct. 14, 2017 attack was so devastating that the al-Shabab extremist group that often targets the capital never claimed responsibility amid the local outrage. As Somalis gather at a new memorial with a minute of silence, local media report that the man accused of orchestrating the bombing has been executed. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh-File)
October 14, 2018 - 4:51 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Somalia is marking the first anniversary of one of the world's deadliest attacks since 9/11, a truck bombing in the heart of Mogadishu that killed well over 500 people. As people gathered on Sunday at a new memorial with a minute of silence, a man accused of orchestrating the...
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Pastor Andrew Brunson, center, and U.S. Charge d'Affaires Jeffrey Hovenier, left, arrive at Adnan Menderes airport for a flight to Germany after his release following his trial in Izmir, Turkey, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, A Turkish court on Friday convicted an American pastor of terror charges but released him from house arrest and allowed him to leave Turkey, in a move that is likely to ease tensions between Turkey and the United. (AP Photo/Emre Tazegul)
October 13, 2018 - 7:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Andrew Brunson, the American pastor freed after nearly two years of detention in Turkey (all times local): 3 p.m. American pastor Andrew Brunson, recently freed after nearly two years of detention in Turkey, has asked God for "supernatural wisdom" for President...
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FILE - In this Tuesday Oct. 30, 2012 File photo, Somali porters offload charcoal from a truck at a charcoal market in Mogadishu, Somali. A new report by U.N. monitors says banned charcoal exports from Somalia are thriving, generating millions of dollars a year for al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab extremists. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh, File)
October 13, 2018 - 3:04 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Banned charcoal exports from Somalia are thriving, generating millions of dollars a year for al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab extremists — and often passing through Iran to have their origins obscured, according to U.N. sanctions monitors. Six years after the U.N. Security Council...
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