Showing posts with label Christmas. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Christmas. Show all posts

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017

Un engin potentiellement explosif découvert près d'un marché de Noël de Potsdam en Allemagne

Il n'est pas clair s'il s'agit d'un leurre ou d'un explosif
Un engin potentiellement explosif a été découvert dans un colis suspect sur un marché de Noël de Potsdam, près de Berlin, a annoncé la police allemande vendredi, qui a précisé que l'engin avait été neutralisé.

Monday, November 20, 2017

Russia Warns of Heightened Terrorism Threat in Europe & US during Holiday Season

Russian Foreign Ministry
The Russian Foreign Ministry has issued a warning to citizens, urging those traveling to European and US cities in the coming months to exercise caution, as the holiday season may prompt terrorist attacks in popular destinations.

Friday, November 17, 2017

US Warns of Christmas Terror Threat in Europe

US Warns of Christmas Terror Threat
The United States on Thursday updated its advice to travelers heading for Europe, warning of an increased terrorist threat over the Christmas and New Year holiday season.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Man detained in Dortmund bomb investigation

A man of Islamist background has been detained by German investigators investigating explosions at a bus carrying players of Borussia Dortmund soccer club, the federal public prosecutor's office has said.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Berlin attacker used up to 14 different identities while in Germany

The Tunisian man who recently rammed a truck into a crowd at a Berlin Christmas market may have used up to 14 different identities while he was in Germany, authorities said on Thursday.

Saturday, December 24, 2016

France deploys 3,000 police officers to secure trains during Christmas

About 3,000 police officers have been deployed to patrol trains in France, especially the high-speed and regional trains in Paris, during the Christmas holidays due to the high threat of a renewed terrorist attack on the country.

Three arrested, including suspect's nephew, in connection to Berlin market truck attack

Three men, including the nephew of Berlin market attack suspect Anis Amri, were arrested Saturday after police uncovered a possible link to Amri, a Tunisian national thought to be responsible for the attack that left 12 dead.

FBI Warns of Possible Threat to Holiday Gathering Sites

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is warning local law enforcement agencies across the United States that Islamic State militants are calling for attacks on churches and other sites where holiday crowds might gather.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

New York City beefs up holiday markets security following Germany attack

The New York City Police Department (NYPD) had stepped up security around the City's holiday markets on Wednesday after a terrorist attack on a Berlin Christmas market that killed at least 12 people.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

German police hunt Tunisian man over Christmas market attack: media

German police on Wednesday are hunting for a Tunisian man in his 20's believed to be the driver of a truck that rampaged through a Berlin Christmas market, killing 12 people and wounding dozens in an attack claimed by the ISIS jihadist group.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

L'attaque de Berlin était un "acte terroriste," affirme Angela Merkel

La chancelière allemande Angela Merkel a qualifié mardi d'"attentat terroriste" l'attaque au camion-bélier la veille sur un marché de Noël de Berlin et indiqué que son auteur était probablement un demandeur d'asile.

Media: Driver of truck that plowed into German market crowd was refugee

The driver of the truck that plowed into a crowd of Christmas shoppers at a Berlin market, killing at least nine people and injuring dozens, had entered Germany as a refugee and is probably Pakistani, according to reporting by German daily Die Welt.

Monday, December 19, 2016

Friday, November 25, 2016

France arrests 5 in foiled Islamic State attack planned for next week

Five suspects were arrested in a foiled terror attack in France directed by the so-called "Islamic State" and planned for next week, a prosecutor said Friday.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Belgian threat analysis unit dismisses travel alert issued by US

Belgium's Coordination Unit for Threat Analysis (OCAD), the government organ responsible for analysing terror threats, said on Wednesday that the country was not faced with any concrete threat in the coming holiday season, in response to a travel alert for Europe issued by the US State Department.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Friday, January 8, 2016

95 homes destroyed by Western Australia wildfire

An out-of-control wildfire in Western Australia state has destroyed nearly 95 homes after it tore through a small rural town just south of Perth overnight, prompting fears three people were missing, local authorities said on Friday.

Sunday, December 27, 2015

Austrian police tighten security after terror warning

Police in Vienna said Saturday that they have stepped up security precautions after a warning to several European capitals about the possibility of an attack using explosives or firearms between Christmas and New Year.

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