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Turkey Sentences 24 Journalists to Prison, Claiming Terrorism Ties

A Turkish court sentenced 24 journalists to prison on Friday, ruling that they were linked to a religious sect that the government calls a terrorist group and that has been blamed for a failed coup attempt in 2016. Most of the journalists worked for news organizations that are considered friendly to Fetullah Gulen, a cleric living in seclusion in a

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Olympics 2018: Drills held in Pyeongchang prepare for threats of terrorism, war

When Pyeongchang was awarded the 2018 Winter Olympic Gamesmore than seven years ago, tensions in this region were much lower and North Korea did not have nuclear weapons thought capable of hitting the United States. But the situation here is now very different, as security concerns involve everything from terrorism to war. FOLLOW THE LINK FOR THE FULL REPORT –

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Vladimir Putin uses birds to take down drones sent by spies or ISIS

It is understood the raptor birds are better able to target small drones than hawks. The source told Russian news agency RIA Novosti: “There is already such an experience of use in Europe, but you need to understand that the female hawk weighs about 1.2-1.4 kilograms, the weight is not very big. “Therefore it will be difficult for her to

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Blind ISIS Fighter Rallies Jihadists in New Video from Terror Group

Nearly a month after a one-legged ISIS fighter told jihadists that a disability was “no excuse” for not fighting, the Islamic State featured a visually impaired jihadist in a new video calling for attacks. The video filmed in Deir Ezzor, Syria, in the Euphrates river valley al-Khayr province near the Iraq border, focuses on Kazakh jihadists just days after President

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US warns of Christmas terror threat in Europe

–Washington (AFP) – The United States on Thursday updated its advice to travellers heading for Europe, warning of an increased terrorist threat over the Christmas and New Year holiday season. Washington has a long-standing warning to its citizens to beware extremist attacks in European cities, and in recent years it has expressly warned of dangers at festive events. “Last year,

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Donald Trump threatened by ISIS as US Presidents arrives in Philippines 

The threats come as Trump this evening flies into the Philippines in the final stop of his tour of Asia. Security forces in the Philippines have been battling the threat of jihadis for years, with the city of Marawi being to reduced to rubble by ISIS. Terrorists have been circulating the image on encrypted messaging app Telegram – urging fighters to

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Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister calls for sanctions on Iran for its ‘support of terrorism’

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister urged the international community to slap fresh sanctions on Iran for its alleged support of terrorism Thursday. This is a breaking news story, please check back later for more. Saudi Arabia has accused Iran of being behind a ballistic missile attack on Saturday. The missile, which was fired by Houthi rebels in Yemen, was intercepted in

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