Tag: Terrorist attacks

Calls grow to evacuate Afghans to Guam as US troops leave

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SAN DIEGO — In the chaotic, final hours of the Vietnam War, the U.S. evacuated thousands of South Vietnamese who supported the American mission...

Europol: Extremists sought to use pandemic to spread hate

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Extremists sought to use the global pandemic to “spread hate propaganda and exacerbate mistrust in public institutions” in 2020, the...

Oscar De La Hoya announces boxing comeback vs UFC’s Belfort

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LOS ANGELES — Oscar De La Hoya says he is returning to the boxing ring for a bout against former UFC champion Vitor Belfort. ...

Inquiry slams security faults before Manchester Arena attack

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LONDON — A public inquiry into a mass attack at a 2017 Ariana Grade concert in northwest England concluded Thursday that “serious shortcomings” by...

As COVID-19 crisis ebbs, some seeking 9/11-style commission

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With more than 600,000 Americans dead of COVID-19 and questions still raging about the origin of the virus and the government's response, a push...

Austin: Al-Qaida could regroup in Afghanistan in 2 years

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WASHINGTON — An extremist group like al-Qaida may be able to regenerate in Afghanistan and pose a threat to the U.S. homeland within two...

Terror charges laid against attack suspect in Canada

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LONDON, Ontario — Prosecutors laid terrorism charges Monday against a man accused of driving down and killing four members of a Muslim family in...

After Senate review, questions persist about Jan. 6 attack

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WASHINGTON — A bipartisan Senate report released last week details security failures surrounding the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol and recommends how to...

IS-linked group says Boko Haram leader in Nigeria is dead

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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — The leader of Nigerian extremist group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, has killed himself, according to a jihadi organization linked to the...

US pullout from Afghanistan half done, but questions remain

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan is more than half done, and U.S. officials say that while it could be completed by July...