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EU court sets limits for use of passenger flight data

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) set boundaries on how passenger data is collected and when it can be used by law enforcement, the court announced in a ruling on Tuesday. A rights group who brough...

2 UN peacekeepers killed in 6th incident in Mali in 2 weeks

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Two U.N. peacekeepers were killed Friday when their armored personnel carrier hit an improvised explosive device in central Mali in the sixth incident in less than two weeks targ...

US, others say Africa has become main target of IS group

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — A senior U.S. official said Wednesday the world must remain vigilant about the continued threat posed by the Islamic State group around the globe — especially in Africa — a remin...

Sweden reintroduces border checks, citing 'a serious threat'

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden said Friday it was reintroducing temporary border controls at ferry terminals, airports, road crossings with other countries and other entry points to the Scandinavian nation b...

Moldova: 'I'm worried about the children'

"We're very upset, in a state of permanent stress," says Valentina Tomas, a chemistry teacher and principal of the local high school in the Moldovan village of Ustia. Recent reports of ...

Denmark arrests man over promotion of IS on social media

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A man was arrested in Denmark on Wednesday on suspicion of violating anti-terrorism laws by allegedly promoting the Islamic State group on social media. Po...

More explosions in separatist Trans-Dniester, near Ukraine

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Two explosions in a radio facility close to the Ukrainian border knocked a pair of powerful broadcast antennas out of service in Moldova's separatist region of Trans-Dniester...

German prosecutors suspect terror in extremist blackout plan

BERLIN (AP) — German federal prosecutors on Tuesday took over an investigation of anti-government extremists who allegedly planned to cause a long nationwide blackout and kidnap the country's health m...

Top EU court sends a warning to nations renewing ID checks

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s top court handed down a ruling Tuesday that could force countries to regularly justify why they are conducting ID checks on people who should be able to move freel...

4 Germans arrested over extremist blackout, kidnapping plan

BERLIN (AP) — Four people were arrested in Germany and weapons were seized in an investigation into suspected anti-government extremists who allegedly planned to cause a long nationwide blackout and k...

Israel raids West Bank, 2 Palestinians killed in gun battle

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli forces raided a refugee camp in the occupied West Bank early Thursday, setting off a gun battle in which two Palestinians were killed and 15 were wounded, the Palestinian Heal...

Denmark adds COVID-19 extremism in terror assessment

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s domestic security on Tuesday designated pandemic-linked “antigovernmental extremism" as a menace for the first time ever. The agency, known by it...

An uneasy calm as Kazakhstan returns to normalcy

After days of rare and violent protests, most of Kazakhstan's remote areas limped back to normalcy by January 12. Now, the larger cities too are doing the same with the lifting of a nationwide sta...

Phone call shows brother pleading with Texas hostage-taker

LONDON (AP) — A British man who held four people hostage in a Texas synagogue ranted against Jews and American wars in countries like Afghanistan as his brother pleaded with him to give up and free th...

White House: Texas hostage-taker had raised no red flags

DALLAS (AP) — The gunman who took four people hostage at a Texas synagogue in a 10-hour standoff that ended in his death was checked against law enforcement databases before entering the U.S. but rais...