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# Terrorist Attack

This year
Islamic State claims responsibility for Pakistan blast that killed 54
The blast has raised fears Pakistan could be in for a bloody election period.
All time
New Zealand PM says supermarket stabbing was a 'terrorist' attack
Police shot a man dead after he stabbed six people in Auckland.
Swedish Prime Minister condemns 'horrific violence' after seven injured in suspected terror attack
The suspect was taken to hospital after being shot in the leg by police.
Winning the '4 in a row,' getting capped by Ireland and escaping a 2016 terrorist attack
Ex-Shamrock Rovers player Peter Eccles is the latest to feature in our League of Ireland Legends series.
At least 49 people dead after mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques
Four people are in custody, including an Australian citizen described as a ‘right-wing terrorist’.
Four jihadists get life for deadly 2015 Tunisia beach attacks in which three Irish tourists died
Five other defendants in the Sousse case were handed jail terms ranging from six months to six years, while 17 were acquitted.
Two people seriously injured in Amsterdam train station stabbing are US citizens, ambassador says
The assailant was identified as a 19-year-old Afghan man with a German residency permit.
Paris set to unveil bulletproof glass walls around Eiffel Tower
Metal barriers are also being installed as part of €35 million worth of security measures.
Two more arrests made in Wales over Parsons Green tube attack
Thirty people were injured in a chemical attack on the tube last Friday.
'She thought I was dead': Irish survivor of Barcelona attack speaks out
An Irish-Filipino family were caught up in the Barcelona terror attack last week.
Barcelona terror attack: 'The waiter came over to us with the bill and said we couldn't leave'
Irish woman Aoife Roy was having dinner with friends at a Las Ramblas restaurant when the attack happened.
Barcelona terror attack: Two arrested, at least 13 dead and 80 injured
A white van drove into crowds on the pedestrianised Las Ramblas area of Barcelona this afternoon.
Lions to dedicate performances in New Zealand to victims of London attack
The touring squad were shocked by the news from London.
Gardaí host conference to prepare Dublin Airport staff for terror attack
Law enforcement representatives will discuss how to respond to the types of lone wolf attacks seen across Europe recently.
British police arrest six men and one woman over Manchester bombing
There are reports that the younger brother and father of the bomber have been arrested in Libya.
Gardaí are monitoring a small number of individuals 'who do not have this country's interests at heart'
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has called a security meeting following recent terrorist attacks in Europe.
UK judge blasts 'shambolic' and 'cowardly' Tunisian police at terror attack inquest
Three Irish citizens were among the 38 people killed in the 2015 terror attack at Sousse beach resort.
16-year-old girl among four arrested for allegedly plotting terror attack in France
The four people were arrested in Montpellier.
Brussels bombing suspect Abrini charged over Paris attacks
Belgian investigators said the Brussels airport and metro bombers were part of the same Brussels-based cell behind the Paris attacks.
Isis sows seeds of inter-ethnic conflict to give its perverted ideology some sort of twisted logic
Security expert Tom Clonan writes from France, where he and his family were holidaying when Thursday night’s attack happened in Nice.
Canadian citizen killed by Islamic militants in the Philippines
Three other individuals are still being held by the Abu Sayyaf militant group.
Charlie Hebdo anniversary cover features God with a gun
“The assassin is still out there.”
Taliban suicide bomber kills 26 in Pakistan
The man crashed a motorcycle into the main gate of a government office.
Two airport workers arrested as Russia confirms Egypt plane crash was caused by bomb
A €47 million reward is being offered for information that would lead to the arrest of those responsible.
Britain's youngest terrorist: 15-year-old boy sentenced over plans to 'run a cop over'
The boy (then 14) suggested the man should “break into someone’s house and get your first taste of beheading”.
Student weeps in court after being cleared of planning terrorist attack
Journalists were allowed in for small sections of the trial – but they still cannot report on the details.
Opinion: An alliance between secular and religious people would defeat extremism
Defeating religious extremism cannot be left one group alone – we’re in this together.
Opinion: Islam must be treated like Christianity in Europe – accepted, revered and lambasted
It is up to moderate people to have an open debate about religion and society. Otherwise, extremists will have it for us.
'I'll Ride With You': A blueprint for how we should deal with terrorism
Yesterday’s gesture by a Sydney commuter was an extraordinary show of solidarity and humanity – showing what differentiates us is negligible in comparison to what unites us.
Opinion: The Irish handprints on the world's most symbolic site – One World Trade Centre
Many Irish and Kerry men spent more than five years working at the resurrected World Trade Centre site.
Column: 'My father told us our mother was gone. Her plane had crashed into the Atlantic Ocean.'
Victims’ families – like mine – need better protections and their voices heard.
London men charged with plotting terrorism and taking oath of Islamic State group
Four men face terrorist charges and a fifth faces firearms charges.
Column: One year on, we remember the lives lost and forever altered by the Boston bombings
It is unfortunate that, sometimes, it takes a tragedy of this magnitude to vitiate differences and to remind us of our common humanity, writes Larry Donnelly.
Attackers kill 27 people in a mass stabbing at train station in China
The incident ‘was an organised, premeditated violent terrorist attack’ the official news agency Xinhua said
Security increased at London barracks after suspected terrorist attack on soldier
Witnesses to the brutal attack said the men responsible stayed on the scene encouraging passers-by to take photos.
Wreath-laying ceremony on 39th anniversary of Dublin-Monaghan bombings
Families will today remember the victims of the 1974 bombings, which marked the greatest loss of life in a single day during the Troubles.
FBI pledge to find those responsible for the “act of terror” at Boston Marathon
Investigators are pleading for the public’s assistance after three people were killed and 176 were injured.
Guantanamo judge orders US to stop censoring 9/11 hearings
Judge James Pohl says the government cannot remotely censor pre-trial hearings for the suspects of the 9/11 attacks.
Car bombs rip through Damascus killing 34
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for today’s suicide bombings.