Showing posts with label New Year's Eve. Show all posts
Showing posts with label New Year's Eve. Show all posts

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.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Monday, January 2, 2017

Turkish police arrests 8 suspects in Istanbul night club attack

Eight people suspected in the New Year eve’s terrorist attack at Reina night club in Istanbul have been detained by Turkish police, CNN Turk TV channel reported on Monday.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Police launch manhunt after 39 people killed in Istanbul nightclub attack

Police in Istanbul have launched a manhunt for a gunman who killed at least 39 people, many of them foreigners, at a nightclub packed with New Year's revellers, in an attack officials described as a terrorist act.

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Friday, December 30, 2016

France: Des mesures de sécurité inédites pour le Nouvel An

Pour assurer la sécurité durant le week-end de la Saint-Sylvestre, 90 000 policiers et gendarmes seront déployés sur tout le territoire. Des blocs de béton et des barrières seront installés autour des zones où du public sera rassemblé.

Monday, December 26, 2016

Source claims terror attack not considered as key cause of Tu-154 crash

A terrorist attack is not considered as a key theory of the Tu-154 plane crash near the Black Sea resort city of Sochi, a source in Russian security services said on Sunday.

Sunday, December 25, 2016

Crashed Tu-154 Plane Flown by Experienced First Class Pilot - Russian MoD

The Russian Defense Ministry Tu-154 plane with 92 people on board crashed in the Black Sea on route to Syria shortly after refueling at an airport in the resort city of Adler. Most of the passengers were members of the Alexandrov Ensemble, who were traveling from Moscow to Hmeymim airbase in Syria to take part in New Year celebrations.

Saturday, December 24, 2016

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.

Friday, January 8, 2016

Sexual assaults also reported in Salzburg, Austria

Following revelations that numerous sexual assaults took place in Cologne, Germany over New Year's Eve, Austrian police in Salzburg on Thursday reported a number of similar incidents.

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Cologne mass sexual assaults fuel refugee tensions in Germany

German leaders expressed shock over dozens of apparently coordinated sexual assaults against women on New Year's Eve in the western city of Cologne blamed on "Arab-looking men," but warned against anti-migrant scapegoating.

Monday, January 4, 2016

Brussels terror threat returns to level 2 out of 4

The terror threat level for police stations in the Belgian capital has been reduced from three to two - out of a possible four - Belgium's Co-ordinating Body for Threat Analysis (OCAM) announced on Monday.

Friday, January 1, 2016

Hollande: France has not finished with terrorism yet

French President Francois Hollande said in his New Year's Eve address on Thursday night that the country "has not finished with terrorism yet."

BBC Services Brought Down by Major New Year’s Eve Cyber-Attack

Social media users and TV viewers around the world were in alarm Thursday after they couldn’t access their favorite BBC digital services, after the media giant suffered a major DDoS attack.

Munich police in warning over possible terror attack

German police said that they had "indications that a terror attack" was being planned for New Year's Eve in Munich, as they called on the public to avoid large gatherings and two key train stations.

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Paris scales back New Year celebrations after November attacks

Authorities in Paris have cancelled the New Year’s fireworks display on the Champs-Elysées, opting instead for a video show, as the French capital prepares to mark the event in an “atmosphere of sobriety” following the November 13 attacks.

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