Terrorist attack

A terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand on two mosques has left 49 people dead, so far. A 28-year-old white man has been charged with murder and three other people have been detained.

A van crashed into a throng of people in Barcelona’s Las Ramblas area earlier today (Aug. 17), leaving 13 dead and over 100 others injured, including a three-year-old girl. Officials in Spain have determined that the crash was a terrorist attack with the Islamic State claiming the responsibility.

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A series of terror attacks in London last night (June 3) left 7 people dead and 48 people injured. So far, 12 people have been arrested in the attack that involved a van running over pedestrians and knife stabbings. 

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London’s Metropolitan Police have named Khalid Masood as the man who carried out the attack in Westminster that left 4 dead yesterday (March 22). The 52-year-old was born in Britain.

The country of France is once more united in mourning after what officials are labeling a terror attack in Nice took the lives of 84 people. A driver of a large truck filled with weapons ran down revelers who were celebrating the country’s Bastille Day as they watched fireworks.

A terror attack at Istanbul‘s Ataturk Airport on Tuesday has left 41 people dead and hundreds injured. Today, the airport resumed operation despite the shattered glass and blood still visible to passengers after the suicide bombing.

French authorities confirmed Monday (Dec. 14) that a pre-school teacher who claimed an ISIS attacker stabbed him with a box cutter and scissors, lied about the whole thing. The teacher actually stabbed himself because he wanted to be transferred to another job.

A college student from Queens, New York has been arrested by the FBI for allegedly plotting attacks with the ISIS, also known as the Islamic State terrorist group. The man was arrested earlier this month after he and another man charged at police on Staten Island while reportedly armed with a knife.

Has the international community turned a blind eye to the Boko Haram massacre in Nigeria? The answer is yes, if you scroll through social media.

The body of Boston marathon bombing suspect, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, will be claimed by his family, an uncle confirmed to the Associated Press Tuesday (April 30). The body has remained in a medical examiners office following the shootout that ended the suspected terrorist’s life.

Something isn’t quite right about all of the details coming out of the Boston Marathon bombings. Contrary to the statements of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis, the surviving bombing suspect never exchanged gunfire with authorities at the time of his capture. In fact, he was unarmed.

Authorities announced Thursday (April 25) that the Boston bombing suspects wanted to attack New York City’s Times Square. Surviving suspect, Dzokhar Tsarnaev, told investigators of the plot, NBC News reports.