Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Egypt police ‘kill 40 militants’ in raids after tourist bus attacked

Police in Egypt have killed dozens of militants during security raids on their hideouts, the interior ministry has said. The raids killed "40 terrorists" in Giza and North Sinai on Saturday morning, according to a statement from the ministry.(BBC)

Gruesome details emerge in beheading of French teacher

PARIS - French authorities detained nine people Saturday in connection with the gruesome beheading of a teacher who had shown students caricatures of the prophet Muhammad, which is strictly prohibited by Muslim law. (Washington Post)
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  • Details on Richmond Hill terror case doesn’t pass the sniff test

    When the World Trade Centre was attacked on September 11, 2001, I was in Calgary. I wound up at the airport watching all the international flights being grounded and stack parked wherever they could on the tarmac.  I did more than a dozen TV news interviews that day from the airport. The underlying message I was giving was whatever you knew the world as on September 10, it had now changed and changed utterly.(True North)

    Chaos in Edmonton rush hour

    EDMONTON - In a series of events police are describing as a crime spree, the suspect allegedly fled the scene of the stabbing, robbed a nearby store, assaulted a shop employee and stole a getaway car before getting into a scuffle with police in west Edmonton. (CBC News)
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  • Police provide update to LRT stabbing, crime spree
  • Tactical police who stopped Edmonton terror attack testify

    EDMONTON - The tactical police officers at the front of the pursuit of a U-Haul truck downtown never saw the U-Haul’s brake lights as it sped through busy traffic and veered onto the sidewalk, the jury heard in Abdulahi Hasan Sharif’s attempted murder trial Thursday. (Edmonton Journal)

    Manchester Victoria stabbings ‘terror related’ say police

    MANCHESTER - The stabbing of three people - including a police officer - at Manchester Victoria station on New Year's Eve is being treated as a terror related incident, police have confirmed. A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. (BBC)
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  • Counter-terror police raid Manchester house
  • ‘American Taliban’ released from prison

    John Walker Lindh, the captured Islamic militant who at age 20 journeyed to Afghanistan to join the Taliban and fought alongside the terrorists in the days after 9/11,  was released from a U.S. federal prison in Indiana on Thursday, his lawyer confirmed to the Washington Post -- despite lawmakers' concerns about the “security and safety implications” of freeing an unrepentant terrorist who officials say continues to “openly call for extremist violence." (Fox News)

    Attack on college in Crimea kills 18, 50 wounded

    Eighteen people were killed and dozens injured Wednesday at a college in Crimea when at least one attacker set off a bomb in the cafeteria and went through the building shooting at random, officials said. (CBC News)

    Suspected ISIS supporter arrested in Guelph

    A man suspected of trying to join ISIS while in Turkey was arrested on a terrorism peace bond after returning to Guelph, according to Global News. (True North)

    Police link N. Ireland bomb to new IRA

    LONDONDERRY - Police investigating a suspected car bombing in the Northern Irish city of Londonderry said Sunday they believe dissident republican group the New IRA to be responsible. (AFP)

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