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Terrorism

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The Standard Agence France-Presse Seven people have been arrested in Vietnam, including three on terrorism charges, for bombing a police station in Ho Chi Minh City last month in an attack that injured three people.The bomb was planted on a motorcycle and blew out the glass facade of the building near the site of violent protests over a proposed economic law days before.Two officers and a cook were injured in the explosion.Officials yesterday did not make a direct connection to the protests and said only that it was a carefully orchestrated attack by alleged terrorists connected to a "foreign" group."The organization of the attack . . . was with support from outside forces," HCMC Police Colonel Nguyen Sy Quang said, without naming the alleged group."They had careful preparation and had tested explosives many times," he added.Three of the men face terrorism charges, while another four face charges of providing explosives....
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Tampa Bay Times PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo police arrested three people Friday suspected of crimes related to terrorism, they said in a statement.The three were detained in two towns, and weapons, ammunition and electronic devices were seized at their homes, they added.A Pristina court charged the three with preparing terrorist acts and ordered them held for a month.A court statement said that the three suspects, identified only with their initials as R.K., A.A. and L.M., "were preparing terror acts in Kosovo." It did not elaborate, and no details of the alleged offenses were given.Police also said the operation was conducted in collaboration with German counterparts, who also made another arrest.Kosovo authorities claim that no Kosovar citizens have joined terror groups in the past couple of years, although about 160 of them are active in extremist groups in Syria and Iraq. Read more: http://www.tampabay.com/police-arrest--terrorism-suspects-in-kosovo--in-germany-ap_worlde89435fb06d2472a9ef72d29a2f0f8c9...
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Russia condemns 'expansionist actions' and says base in Poland will lead to 'countermeasures' The Washington Times By Ben Wolfgang Russia threatened retaliation Monday after news that Poland wants a permanent U.S. military base within its borders and is willing to pay up to $2 billion for the facility.The proposal for an American base touched off a rhetorical firestorm between Moscow and Warsaw, as leaders from both sides traded threats and cast a fresh spotlight on simmering tensions in Eastern Europe.U.S. officials had no immediate comment on the Polish plan, but Moscow seized the opportunity Monday — on an otherwise quiet Memorial Day in Washington — to push back hard against potential attempts by the Trump administration to bolster the U.S. military presence in the region.“These expansionist steps, certainly, result in counteractions of the Russian side to balance the parity which is violated every time this way,” Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov told...
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By Jewish Press News Desk Israeli police caught a terrorist on the way to his terror attack, on Saturday afternoon.Two traffic officers noticed an Arab man driving between Kochav Yaacov and Givat Asaf, in the Binyamin region, that seemed suspicious to them. They stopped him, checked his car and found a knife and a meat cleaver in it.The wannabe terrorist, age 28 from the village of Dura, was arrested. He told investigators that he had been on the way to commit a terror attack. Read more: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/police-news/israeli-police-arrest-terrorist-on-his-way-to-an-attack/2018/07/07/...
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TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Chief of the National Police Gen. Tito Karnavian confirmed that the police have arrested several suspected terrorists in Blitar, East Java, and Karanganyar, Central Java."We revealed and arrested several suspected terrorists and we have evidence. We assured that people will have security," Tito said at the Al-Ikhlas Mosque in the National Police Headquarter on Friday, June 15, 2018.The first arrest was made in Blitar, East Java on June 13, 2018. The Special Counter-Terrorism Detachment 88 (Densus 88) arrested five Blitar residence suspected to have links to a terrorist network.The suspects were AR, MSZ, NH, HW, and K. During the arrest, Police discovered a number of evidence including a book on Jihad, an FN firearm, and eight 9mm bullets.Based on initial investigation, the arrested suspects were members of the Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD) in Blitar. "AR and his friends is a member of Blitar JAD," said Chief of...