Dutch prosecutors seek life term for alleged tram shooter

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch prosecutors on Thursday demanded a life sentence for an alleged terrorist accused of opening fire in and around a tram in the central city of Utrecht last year, kil...

Dutch terror trial starting for deadly Utrecht tram shooting

UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — The gunman in last year's attack in the Dutch city of Utrecht walked calmly into and around a tram, shooting at passengers from close range while shouting “Allahu akbar,” o...

Eyeing terror threat, Swiss mull limits on sale of chemicals

GENEVA (AP) — Switzerland’s executive branch wants to make it harder for the public to obtain certain chemicals like fertilizer, pool-cleaning products or solvents that could be used in attacks by ext...

UK reduces its terror threat level to "substantial"

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Home Office chief has downgraded the terrorism threat level from severe to "substantial."  Home Secretary Priti Patel's decision Monday means that the U.K. no...

Britain's Home Office chief lowers UK terror threat level from severe to substantial

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Home Office chief lowers UK terror threat level from severe to substantial.

Turkish and Syrian ambassadors clash at UN Security Council

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Turkish and Syrian ambassadors at the U.N. are clashing at their first Security Council encounter since Turkey launched a cross-border offensive earlier this month. ...

US delegation to seek a cease-fire with Turkey and Kurds

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior U.S. delegation faces the herculean task of pressuring Turkey to accept a cease-fire in Northern Syria, hours after President Donald Trump declared the U.S. has no sta...

The Latest: Pence, Pompeo arrive in Turkey to meet Erdogan

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on a U.S. delegation's trip to Turkey (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (pa...

US delegation to seek a cease-fire with Turkey and Kurds

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior U.S. delegation faces the herculean task of pressuring Turkey to accept a cease-fire in Northern Syria, hours after President Donald Trump declared the U.S. has no stake in ...

Pence's mission to Turkey could be his most significant yet

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence departs for Turkey to undertake arguably his most significant mission yet, seeking to halt a weeklong assault on Syrian Kurds begun after President Donald T...

Sri Lanka cricket team warned about Pakistan terror threat

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Sri Lankan cricket board says it has been warned about a possible terrorist threat during its planned tour of Pakistan and called for a reassessment of the security situation befo...

Report: Focus on Mexican border may cost northern resources

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Plans to reduce staffing shortages on the U.S. border with Canada could be hindered because the focus is on border security at the U.S. border with Mexico, according to a report...

Australia leader plays down terror threat at Gallipoli event

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister has played down any potential link between the arrest of an a suspected Islamic State group member in Turkey and a World War I battle commemoratio...

The Philippines in the sights of IS

The Bato Ali Mosque was once a beautiful edifice with a distinct green dome. Now, only an ugly, bombed-out skeleton topped by a perforated minaret remains. The ravaged mosque stands out as a reminder ...

Multiple people injured in Utrecht shooting

A gunman opened fire on a tram in the central Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday, wounding several people. Police said they had launched a manhunt for the attacker and were investigating the shooting a...