Some major attacks in Europe in recent years

LONDON (AP) — An explosion on a carriage in a subway train in southwest London injured several people Friday while a knife-wielding assailant tried to attack a soldier in a Paris subway interchange. B...

Cologne to protect famous cathedral with stone blocks

BERLIN (AP) — The German city of Cologne is putting up heavy stone blocks around its famous cathedral to protect the landmark building and its visitors from potential terror attacks. ...

Barcelona van attack kills 13 in agonizing repeat for Europe

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A van veered onto a promenade Thursday and barreled down the busy walkway in central Barcelona, swerving back and forth as it mowed pedestrians down and turned a pictures...

Some major attacks in Europe in recent years

LONDON (AP) — The deadly Barcelona van attack that killed 13 people and wounded dozens of others Thursday is the latest attack in Europe in recent years. Here are some of the other major ones, many of...

Italy uses imams in prisons to deter extremism among inmates

TERNI, Italy (AP) — Italy's plan to reduce the risk of a jihadi-inspired attack is pinned in small part on El Hacmi Mimoun, an imam who bikes to the prison here every week and exhorts Muslim inmates n...

German intel chief: More terror attacks likely in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency is warning that more terror attacks by Islamic extremists in Germany are likely. Hans-Georg Maassen said Tuesday that...

The Latest: Germany approves tougher migrant measures

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on Europe migration issues (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Germany's top security official says newly passed measures strengthen autho...

Germany detains Syrian allegedly planning Berlin attack

BERLIN (AP) — German officials say they have detained a 17-year-old Syrian outside Berlin on suspicion that he was planning a suicide attack in the German capital. The Brandenburg St...

Germany detain 9 men, 4 tied to violent extremism

BERLIN (AP) — Police in Berlin have raided six sites across the German capital and detained nine people, some with links to Islamic extremism. In a statement Wednesday, police said t...

Some recent major attacks in Europe

The deadly bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester is the latest attack in Europe in recent years. Here are some of recent major ones: —April 7, 2017: A man driving a hijacked beer ...

The Latest: Europe rights chief sees risks to youth in laws

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on Europe's response to the large number of refugees and migrants trying to reach the continent (all times local): 3:35 p.m. The chief of E...

Syrian man, 20, convicted in Berlin of passing info to IS

BERLIN (AP) — A Syrian man has been convicted in Germany of membership in a terrorist organization for serving in the Islamic State group in his homeland and later helping plan an attack in Berlin tha...

Man dies after setting self ablaze in central Munich square

BERLIN (AP) — German police say a man has died after setting fire to himself in a central square in Munich. His motives are unclear. Police said the 54-year-old Munich resident, whom...

German Parliament passes tougher migrant measures

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Parliament has passed new measures making it easier to deport migrants whose asylum applications have been denied, and monitor and control those deemed dangerous. ...

German prosecutors seek 5-year for Syrian in IS trial

BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors have asked a German court to sentence a Syrian man to five years in prison for his alleged membership in the Islamic State group and for planning an attack in Berlin. ...