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#Terrorism

# terrorism - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Sri Lankan police carry out controlled explosion near cinema as death toll from Easter bombing rises to 359
# Colombo
# Colombo

Sri Lankan police carry out controlled explosion near cinema as death toll from Easter bombing rises to 359

Apr 24th 2019, 7:20 AM 11,021 Views 37 Comments

Hundreds were killed in a series of bomb blasts in the country on Easter Sunday.

# terrorism - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

PSNI says mortar tube and command wire find may have prevented dissident republican attack
# Co Down
# Co Down

PSNI says mortar tube and command wire find may have prevented dissident republican attack

Apr 9th 2019, 4:20 PM 9,825 Views 11 Comments

The items were discovered in Co Down by a member of the public yesterday.

# terrorism - Sunday 24 March, 2019

The Explainer: Islamic State has been defeated in Syria. What happens if members return to Ireland?
# The Explainer
# The Explainer

The Explainer: Islamic State has been defeated in Syria. What happens if members return to Ireland?

Mar 24th 2019, 10:00 PM 28,313 Views 82 Comments

Experts have said there needs to be a focus on ensuring more people in Ireland do not become radicalised.

# terrorism - Friday 15 March, 2019

Community gardaí attend Friday prayer at mosques in wake of New Zealand attack
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Community gardaí attend Friday prayer at mosques in wake of New Zealand attack

Mar 15th 2019, 2:23 PM 33,959 Views 49 Comments

An Garda Síochána said local gardaí will be making themselves available to Muslim communities to provide support.

# terrorism - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Explainer: How can the return of Islamic State members to their home countries work?
# Lisa Smith
# Lisa Smith

Explainer: How can the return of Islamic State members to their home countries work?

Mar 13th 2019, 7:05 AM 20,956 Views 63 Comments

The government here has said Lisa Smith, who was married to an Islamic State fighter, can come home.

# terrorism - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Police investigating claim group calling itself the 'IRA' behind parcel bombs
# Investigation
# Investigation

Police investigating claim group calling itself the 'IRA' behind parcel bombs

Mar 12th 2019, 10:50 AM 13,209 Views 27 Comments

Police said that a claim for responsibility had been received yesterday by a media outlet in Northern Ireland.

# terrorism - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

London police exploring the possibility that explosive devices sent to transport hubs came from Ireland
# Investigation
# Investigation

London police exploring the possibility that explosive devices sent to transport hubs came from Ireland

Updated Mar 6th 2019, 2:20 PM 25,728 Views 63 Comments

Gardaí confirmed yesterday evening that they were helping the Met Police with their investigations.

# terrorism - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Explosive devices sent to London's Heathrow Airport and Waterloo Station were posted from Dublin
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Explosive devices sent to London's Heathrow Airport and Waterloo Station were posted from Dublin

Updated Mar 5th 2019, 6:20 PM 78,715 Views 106 Comments

Three devices were posted to locations in London this morning.

# terrorism - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

British teen who had citizenship revoked says decision was 'unjust'
# Syria
# Syria

British teen who had citizenship revoked says decision was 'unjust'

Feb 20th 2019, 2:50 PM 27,924 Views 120 Comments

There is concern that this move could set a “dangerous precedent”.

# terrorism - Sunday 27 January, 2019

At least 18 people killed in two bomb blasts on Catholic church in Philippines
# Philippines
# Philippines

At least 18 people killed in two bomb blasts on Catholic church in Philippines

Jan 27th 2019, 10:08 AM 12,962 Views 20 Comments

President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesman condemned the incident as an “act of terrorism and murder”.

# terrorism - Friday 25 January, 2019

Child charged with facilitating terrorist activity and advising person detonate explosive device in Canada
# Ontario
# Ontario

Child charged with facilitating terrorist activity and advising person detonate explosive device in Canada

Jan 25th 2019, 10:30 PM 21,063 Views 12 Comments

Canadian police arrested the child in Kingston, Ontario on Thursday.

# terrorism - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Four people arrested in Dublin on suspicion of financing international terrorist activities
# Dublin
# Dublin

Four people arrested in Dublin on suspicion of financing international terrorist activities

Jan 22nd 2019, 1:10 PM 26,979 Views 30 Comments

The four were arrested following six searches across the capital today.

# terrorism - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Manchester police launch terrorist investigation into multiple stabbing at railway station
# Manchester
# Manchester

Manchester police launch terrorist investigation into multiple stabbing at railway station

Updated Jan 1st 2019, 12:50 PM 23,384 Views 30 Comments

A man, a woman and a police officer were treated for knife injuries following the stabbing.

# terrorism - Monday 31 December, 2018

'The threat posed by Islamist terrorism is waning dramatically... but what do we worry about next?'
# Global Terrorism Index
# Global Terrorism Index

'The threat posed by Islamist terrorism is waning dramatically... but what do we worry about next?'

Dec 31st 2018, 9:30 PM 23,052 Views 39 Comments

Tom Clonan looks at the latest risk assessments around Europe.

# terrorism - Friday 28 December, 2018

Tighter measures to fight crime and terrorism come into effect across EU
# SIs
# SIs

Tighter measures to fight crime and terrorism come into effect across EU

Dec 28th 2018, 2:38 PM 9,781 Views 18 Comments

Member states are now “obliged to create a SIS alert for all cases related to terrorist offences”.

# terrorism - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Police release image of Strasbourg attacker suspect as Irish visitors to France told to exercise caution
# Wanted
# Wanted

Police release image of Strasbourg attacker suspect as Irish visitors to France told to exercise caution

Dec 13th 2018, 9:30 AM 18,242 Views 88 Comments

Two were killed and one person left brain-dead after the shooting at the Christmas market in Strasbourg.

# terrorism - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Counter-terror probe launched after two explosive devices found in London flat
# London
# London

Counter-terror probe launched after two explosive devices found in London flat

Nov 21st 2018, 9:38 PM 11,726 Views 6 Comments

No arrests have been made.

# terrorism - Friday 16 November, 2018

Weapons believed to belong to the New IRA explode in back garden boiler fire
# West Belfast
# West Belfast

Weapons believed to belong to the New IRA explode in back garden boiler fire

Nov 16th 2018, 3:13 PM 27,607 Views 26 Comments

“This is simply reckless and shows a total disregard for the safety of the local residents.”

# terrorism - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Three men found guilty of plotting Christmas terror attacks in Melbourne
# Australia
# Australia

Three men found guilty of plotting Christmas terror attacks in Melbourne

Nov 14th 2018, 2:00 PM 10,810 Views 0 Comments

The court was told the men had bought machetes and ingredients to make homemade bombs.

# terrorism - Friday 9 November, 2018

Melbourne stabbing rampage being treated as terrorist attack
# Australia
# Australia

Melbourne stabbing rampage being treated as terrorist attack

Updated Nov 9th 2018, 12:41 PM 51,830 Views 89 Comments

One man was killed and two others were injured in the incident.

# terrorism - Friday 28 September, 2018

Two arrested in connection with terrorist activities in Belfast
# Serious Crime
# Serious Crime

Two arrested in connection with terrorist activities in Belfast

Sep 28th 2018, 11:51 AM 12,242 Views 15 Comments

The PSNI said it will continue to target all those involved in paramilitary activity.

Seven arrested as police foil 'major terrorist attack' planned for public event in the Netherlands
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Seven arrested as police foil 'major terrorist attack' planned for public event in the Netherlands

Sep 28th 2018, 10:27 AM 38,710 Views 61 Comments

Police had yet to identify the target of the planned attack.

# terrorism - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Man jailed in London for planning terrorist attack to kill Theresa May
# Naa’imur Rahman
# Naa’imur Rahman

Man jailed in London for planning terrorist attack to kill Theresa May

Sep 1st 2018, 3:38 PM 9,182 Views 0 Comments

Naa’imur Rahman pleaded guilty to engaging in conduct in assisting the preparation of terrorist acts.

Two people seriously injured in Amsterdam train station stabbing are US citizens, ambassador says
# The Netherlands
# The Netherlands

Two people seriously injured in Amsterdam train station stabbing are US citizens, ambassador says

Updated Sep 1st 2018, 12:45 PM 24,500 Views 80 Comments

The assailant was identified as a 19-year-old Afghan man with a German residency permit.

# terrorism - Monday 20 August, 2018

Spanish police treating attempted knife assault on officers as 'terrorist attack'
# Spain
# Spain

Spanish police treating attempted knife assault on officers as 'terrorist attack'

Updated Aug 20th 2018, 2:40 PM 24,753 Views 59 Comments

The man was shot dead by a police officer during the incident in Catalonia.

# terrorism - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Man charged with attempted murder after crashing car into barriers in Westminster
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Man charged with attempted murder after crashing car into barriers in Westminster

Aug 19th 2018, 7:33 AM 7,697 Views 0 Comments

The case is being treated as terrorism.

'Honestly, we are in a mess': Kofi Annan lashed out at global leaders in one of his final interviews
# United Nations
# United Nations

'Honestly, we are in a mess': Kofi Annan lashed out at global leaders in one of his final interviews

Aug 19th 2018, 6:00 AM 14,184 Views 8 Comments

“Today, leaders are going in the wrong direction.”

# terrorism - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

London terror suspect remains in custody as UK police search three homes
# Westminster
# Westminster

London terror suspect remains in custody as UK police search three homes

Aug 15th 2018, 1:00 PM 10,073 Views 17 Comments

Specialist terror police have also been deployed in London.

# terrorism - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Terror attack remains 'highly likely' after 'shocking' incident outside Westminster
# London
# London

Terror attack remains 'highly likely' after 'shocking' incident outside Westminster

Aug 14th 2018, 4:53 PM 25,989 Views 48 Comments

A car was driven into the barriers outside the Houses of Parliament in London today.

# terrorism - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Algerian-Irish man pleads guilty to terror charges in US
# Pennsylvania
# Pennsylvania

Algerian-Irish man pleads guilty to terror charges in US

Jul 24th 2018, 9:52 AM 21,012 Views 0 Comments

Ali Charaf Damache is the first foreigner extradited to the US on terror charges under President Trump.

# terrorism - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Photo: Replica 'suicide jacket' UK police used to catch man plotting to kill Theresa May
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Photo: Replica 'suicide jacket' UK police used to catch man plotting to kill Theresa May

Jul 19th 2018, 6:15 PM 16,091 Views 0 Comments

Naa’imur Rahman gave undercover officers a jacket to be converted into a bomb, and he was arrested moments after they returned it to him.

# terrorism - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

London man who made bombs for the Taliban convicted of terror offences
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

London man who made bombs for the Taliban convicted of terror offences

Jun 26th 2018, 5:35 PM 7,078 Views 0 Comments

Ali was arrested by armed police near the Houses of Parliament in London on 27 April 2017.

# terrorism - Friday 22 June, 2018

Indonesian cleric sentenced to death over terror attack
# Starbucks
# Starbucks

Indonesian cleric sentenced to death over terror attack

Jun 22nd 2018, 2:36 PM 14,399 Views 17 Comments

Four people died in the attack at a Starbucks café in 2016.

Three jihadists among 11 arrests for terror offences last year
# Europol
# Europol

Three jihadists among 11 arrests for terror offences last year

Jun 22nd 2018, 9:42 AM 11,732 Views 43 Comments

There were far more arrests for terror offences in Northern Ireland, according to Europol’s report.

# terrorism - Friday 15 June, 2018

Paris set to unveil bulletproof glass walls around Eiffel Tower
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Paris set to unveil bulletproof glass walls around Eiffel Tower

Jun 15th 2018, 10:12 PM 29,332 Views 63 Comments

Metal barriers are also being installed as part of €35 million worth of security measures.

# terrorism - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Stockholm truck attacker Rakhmat Akilov sentenced to life imprisonment
# Sweden
# Sweden

Stockholm truck attacker Rakhmat Akilov sentenced to life imprisonment

Jun 7th 2018, 12:50 PM 10,801 Views 55 Comments

Akilov killed five people and wounded 14 others during the attack on 7 April 2017.

# terrorism - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Most rank-and-file gardaí have no tactical training to deal with armed criminals or terrorists
# On The Frontline
# On The Frontline

Most rank-and-file gardaí have no tactical training to deal with armed criminals or terrorists

May 29th 2018, 6:10 AM 7,447 Views 14 Comments

The Garda Representative Association has pointed out that unarmed gardaí are likely to be first on the scene, but have not been prepared for these dangerous scenarios.

# terrorism - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Driverless cars: What will they mean for Ireland's future road safety, jobs and even our driving tests?
# On The Way
# On The Way

Driverless cars: What will they mean for Ireland's future road safety, jobs and even our driving tests?

May 20th 2018, 9:00 PM 17,663 Views 66 Comments

Even if you don’t drive them, driverless cars could be part of your driving test.

# terrorism - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Gardaí believe most extremists who left Ireland to fight with Isis are either dead or missing
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Gardaí believe most extremists who left Ireland to fight with Isis are either dead or missing

May 16th 2018, 1:06 PM 21,930 Views 73 Comments

There is also concern about the reintegration of families of deceased fighters if they return to Ireland.