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#RoomForManchester #ManchesterArenaExplosion: Explosion at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester leaves at least 22 dead

#RoomForManchester #ManchesterArenaExplosion: Explosion at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester leaves at least 22 dead

An explosion struck an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, UK late Monday (22 May), killing at least 22 people and injuring dozens in what police say they are treating as a terrorist attack. Greater Manchester Police revised the death toll from 19 to 22 early Tuesday morning. The force’s chief constable, Ian Hopkins, said Tuesday they believe one […]

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Basque militants #ETA surrender arms in end to decades of conflict

Basque militants #ETA surrender arms in end to decades of conflict

| April 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Basque militant group ETA effectively ended an armed separatist campaign after almost half a century on Saturday, leading French authorities to the sites where it says its caches of weapons, explosives and ammunition are hidden, writes Claude Canellas, Sonya Dowsett and Isla Binnie. ETA, which killed more than 850 people in its attempt to carve […]

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#Terrorism: Stockholm lorry rams crowds, killing at least three people

#Terrorism: Stockholm lorry rams crowds, killing at least three people

A lorry has smashed into a store in central Stockholm, killing at least three people, Swedish police say. Several people were also injured in the incident on Drottninggatan (Queen Street), one of the city’s major pedestrian streets. Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said everything pointed to an act of terrorism. Local media reported one arrest, […]

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#Security: 'We need to work quickly and effectively in order to combat terrorism'

Only days after the terrorist attack in London the civil liberties committee discussed the EU’s security situation with German Interior Minister Interior Thomas de Maizière and his French counterpart Matthias Fekl debated on 27 March. Both ministers spoke about the need to secure the EU’s external borders, to better share information between EU countries and […]

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NATO Enlargement and the case for Montenegro: A debate

NATO Enlargement and the case for Montenegro: A debate

| March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Montenegro‘s accession to NATO has hit a a snag. While 25 of the necessary 28 nations have already approved expanding NATO to include this small Balkan state, US Senator Rand Paul is leading the charge not to expand NATO and is holding up the bill in the Senate. During his 2016 campaign, President Trump made NATO’s very […]

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Pittella on #LondonAttack: “We must fight back against fundamentalism in our societies”

Pittella on #LondonAttack: “We must fight back against fundamentalism in our societies”

Following the terrorist attack in London yesterday and confirmation that the attacker had links with Islamic extremism, S&D Group President Gianni Pittella said: “We are deeply saddened by the horrific attack at Westminster yesterday. Our thoughts are with the victims and their families. We commend the bravery of the police and emergency services who responded […]

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British police make seven arrests after #LondonAttack

British police make seven arrests after #LondonAttack

British police have made seven arrests and searched six addresses after an attack near parliament which left four people dead and 29 injured, the country’s top anti-terrorism officer said on Thursday (23 March). “We have searched six addresses and made seven arrests. The inquiries in Birmingham and other parts of the country are continuing,” Mark […]

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