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Vehicle attacks: Easy success for IS, a challenge for police

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 18:34:29 GMT2017-03-25T18:34:29Z

BASEL, Switzerland (AP) -- In the battlefields of Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State group became infamous for its spectacular variations on explosive vehicles. For attacks in the West, it has suggested a simpler method, encouraging followers to use regular vehicles to kill people on foot....

Sydney teenager pleads guilty to plotting terrorist attack

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 04:20:53 GMT2017-03-24T04:20:53Z

SYDNEY (AP) -- A Sydney teenager pleaded guilty on Friday to plotting a terrorist attack on an Australian Veteran's Day ceremony last year....

London attack is latest in which vehicles are used as weapon

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:14:36 GMT2017-03-22T18:14:36Z

LONDON (AP) -- When an attacker plowed a vehicle into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge on Wednesday, it was the latest in a string of incidents in which drivers used their vehicles as weapons....

Before Parliament violence, other attacks on Britain

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:33:32 GMT2017-03-22T17:33:32Z

LONDON (AP) -- Britain has been targeted anew by what authorities are calling a terrorist incident. A look at other attacks on the country in recent years:...

4 UK men on trial over alleged attack plan

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:30:25 GMT2017-03-22T13:30:25Z

LONDON (AP) -- Four men have gone on trial in London accused of trying to make a pipe bomb and planning an attack inspired by Islamic extremism....

'Be tender', Belgian king says a year after Brussels attacks

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:31:59 GMT2017-03-22T10:31:59Z

BRUSSELS (AP) -- Belgium's King Philippe on Wednesday urged citizens to listen to each other and draw lessons from the "deadly madness" that led three bombers to kill 32 people in the Brussels airport and subway a year ago....

Heartbreak and paperwork weigh on Brussels attack victims

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:09:03 GMT2017-03-21T15:09:03Z

BRUSSELS (AP) -- In the year since suicide bombings ripped through the Brussels airport and subway, those affected have found themselves fighting to be recognized as victims, battling for compensation, and dealing with insurance bureaucracy like seeking three price estimates for a prosthetic limb....

Exhibit pays tribute to husband killed in Brussels attack

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:31:18 GMT2017-03-21T13:31:18Z

BRUSSELS (AP) -- In the Gallery Ravenstein in Brussels, Kristin Verellen has been making the final adjustments to a very special photo exhibit that is opening to coincide with the first anniversary of the suicide bomb attacks that rocked the city....

Taiwan announces plan to build own submarines

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 07:37:29 GMT2017-03-21T07:37:29Z

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) -- Taiwan will build its own submarines to get around Beijing's efforts to prevent it from purchasing such craft from overseas and ensure an adequate defense against Chinese threats, President Tsai Ing-wen said Tuesday....

Israel's multi-layer defense system nearing completion

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 18:29:33 GMT2017-03-20T18:29:33Z

JERUSALEM (AP) -- A joint U.S.-Israeli missile interceptor will be operational soon, completing Israel's multi-layer defense system, a senior Israeli air force official said Monday....