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01-07 Gunmen shot dead 12 people at satirical magazine
2. 01-11 Charlie Hebdo: Vast Paris rally for France unity
D. 01-12 Boko Haram's 'deadliest massacre' reportedly kills 2,000 Baga, Northern Nigeria
E. 01-19 Prosecutor in Jewish center bombing found dead Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires, Argentina
5. 01-31 ISIS: Japanese hostage beheaded ISIS
G. 02-08 Egypt Cairo football clashes leave at least 22 dead
H. 02-14 Copenhagen free speech debate shooting: One dead Krudttonden, Copenhagen, Denmark
8. 02-15 Egyptian Christians held in Libya 'killed' Eastern Libya
J. 02-27 Russia opposition politician Boris Nemtsov shot dead

Summary.     Click for More >   Charlie Hebdo: Vast Paris rally for France unity   More than 40 world leaders joined the start of the march, linking arms in an act of solidarity. 'Paris is the capital of the world today,' Hollande... Boko Haram's 'deadliest massacre' reportedly kills 2,000 Prosecutor in Jewish center bombing found dead ISIS: Japanese hostage beheaded Egypt Cairo football clashes leave at least 22 dead   Copenhagen free speech debate shooting: One dead   Gunmen killed one person and injured three police officers during a free speech debate in attended by a controversial Swedish cartoonist Egyptian Christians held in Libya 'killed' Russia opposition politician Boris Nemtsov shot dead   An unidentified attacker in a car shot former Deputy Prime Minister four times in the back as he crossed a bridge in view of the Kremlin US ambassador to South Korea injured in slash attack Tunis museum attack: 19 people killed   Tunisia's president has vowed to fight terrorism 'without mercy', following a gun attack on the Bardo Museum in the capital Tunis that killed... Garissa University assault 'killed 147'   The number of people killed by al-Shabab militants in an attack on a university in north-eastern Kenya has risen to 147. Some 587 students e... Department of Justice probe into police custody death  DOJ has opened an investigation into the death of Freddie Gray, a black man, who died from spinal injuries suffered while in police custody North Korea Defence Chief Hyon Yong-chol 'executed'  Defence Minister Hyon Yong-chol has been executed, South Korea's spy agency has told parliament, according to media reports Texas bikers in deadly shootout at Waco restaurant   6 FIFA officials detained for extradition to U.S. Map of FIFA Zurich Switzerland
  Gunmen shot dead 12 people at satirical magazine Map of 10 rue Nicolas-Appert 11th arrondissement of Paris France
Jan.7   Paris
  Eight journalists and two policemen were among the dead. Police issued photos of two suspects, describing them as 'armed and dangerous'
 3 masked gunmen armed with Kalashnikov rifles, a shotgun, and a rocket-propelled grenade launcher stormed the headquarters of the Charlie Hebdo. They killed 12 people, including Charlie Hebdo staff and two French National police officers, and wounded 11 others
Jan.8  France  Paris suspects 'rob service station'
Jan.9  Yemen  Al Qaeda rep says group directed Paris magazine attack
 Paris  Charlie Hebdo hunt: Bloody end to sieges
 Paris  Hunt for French terror accomplices
Jan.11   Paris
Jan.12   Northern Nigeria
Jan.15  Belgium  Belgian anti-terror raid in Verviers leaves two dead
Jan.16  Belgium  Europe on high alert over terrorist threat
Jan.17  Niger  Charlie Hebdo: Niger protesters set churches on fire
Jan.19   Argentina
Jan.24  Tokyo  Japan PM Abe condemns hostage 'death' video
Jan.31   ISIS
Feb.3  Jordan  Jordan executes convicted jihadists after pilot's death
Feb.4  Jordan  Jordan vows 'severe response' to IS
Feb.6  Washington  US has 'no proof' of hostage death
Feb.8   Cairo
Feb.14   Denmark
 Denmark  1 dead in second Copenhagen shooting
 Denmark  Danish police kill man after attacks
Feb.15   Eastern Libya
Feb.21  London  Police think 3 teens are headed to Syria
Feb.26  London  Identity of ISIS terrorist known as 'Jihadi John' revealed
Feb.27   Moscow
Mar.1  Moscow  Nemtsov murder: Tens of thousands march in Moscow
Mar.4   South Korea
Mar.7  Moscow  Two men held over Nemtsov killing
 Nigeria  Boko Haram pledge to Islamic State
Mar.12  Missouri  2 Ferguson police officers shot
Mar.18   Tunisia
Mar.20  Yemen  IS claims Yemen mosque bombings
 Bihar  600 students expelled after parents pass cheat sheets
Mar.26  Southern France  Germanwings co-pilot 'wanted to destroy plane'
Mar.27  Rome  Italian court acquits Knox and Sollecito
Apr.2   Kenya
Apr.7  South Carolina  White officer charged over unarmed black man's death
Apr.8  Boston  Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: Marathon bomber found guilty
Apr.10  Rawalpindi  Mumbai attack suspect released on bail in Pakistan
Apr.16  Libya  Muslim migrants threw Christians overboard
Apr.17  Iraq  Saddam aide Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri 'killed' in Iraq
Apr.18  South Africa  Zuma vows to end attacks on migrants
Apr.20  Sicily  Italy arrests two over migrant boat sinking
Apr.21   Baltimore
Apr.28  Indonesia  Indonesia executions: Australia recalls ambassador
 Baltimore  Baltimore police enforce curfew
May.1  Baltimore  Freddie Gray: Baltimore police to face criminal charges
May.2  Mosul  Islamic State: Militants 'kill 300 Yazidi captives'
May.3  Dallas  Gunmen shot dead outside conference on Prophet cartoons
May.12   North Korea
May.15  Boston  Death sentence for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
May.16  Northern Syria  Top ISIS commander taken out by US Special Forces in Syria
 Cairo  Morsi, Egypt's ex-leader, sentenced to death
May.17   Texas
May.22  Saudi Arabia  Islamic State claims Shia mosque bombing
 Mexico  Mexico gang shoot-out leaves 40 dead
May.27   Switzerland
  Six FIFA officials are detained in Switzerland in relation to allegations of corruption between the 1990s and now.    Those arrested include Jeffrey Webb, Jack Warner, Eduardo Li, Eugenio Figueredo and Jose Maria Marin. Swiss federal prosecutors open criminal proce...
May.28  FBI  Former Speaker Dennis Hastert indicted Jun.4  Washington  Millions of US government workers hit by data breach Jun.6  Upstate New York  2 inmates escaped Jun.14  South Africa  South Africa court bid to arrest Sudan's Omar al-Bashir  Eastern Libya  Mokhtar Belmokhtar: Top Islamist 'killed' in US strike Jun.17   South Carolina South Carolina church shooting: Nine killed Jun.18  North Carolina  Charleston church shooting: Gunman arrested Jun.20  Austria  Man drives car into crowd in Austria killing 3 Jun.24  Boston  Boston bomber Tsarnaev formally sentenced to death Jun.26   Tunisia Tunisia attack on Sousse beach 'kills 39'   At least 39 people, mostly foreigners, have been killed and 36 injured in an attack on a beach in the Tunisian resort town of Sousse, officials... Jul.4  Syria  Islamic State 'executes 25 men in Palmyra' Jul.12  Mexico  Drug lord Joaquin Guzman used tunnel for prison break Jul.16  Tennessee  Four Marines killed at Tennessee US Navy centres Jul.20   Turkey 30 people were killed by bomb Jul.23  Louisiana  3 killed in US cinema shooting in Lafayette Jul.25  Kenya  Trials would aid fight against corruption - Obama Jul.29  Kabul  Afghan officials confirm death of Taliban leader Mullah Omar Jul.30  Jerusalem  Jerusalem Gay Pride: Six stabbed 'by ultra-Orthodox Jew' Aug.9  Istanbul  Gunfire at US Istanbul consulate Aug.12  Egypt  Image shows Croatian beheaded by ISIS in Egypt Aug.17   Bangkok Bangkok bomb: Attack aimed to kill foreigners Aug.21   France France train shooting: Americans overpower gunman Aug.23   Syria Palmyra's Baalshamin temple blown up by IS   Islamic State militants have destroyed Palmyra's ancient temple of Baalshamin, Syrian officials and activists say Aug.26   Virginia Shooter Flanagan 'a human powder keg' Aug.31  Syria  UN: Palmyra's Temple of Bel 'destroyed' Sep.13  Egypt  Mexican tourists killed by Egyptian security forces Sep.25  Switzerland  Sepp Blatter faces Swiss criminal investigation Oct.1   Oregon 10 killed in college shooting in Oregon Oct.10   Turkey   Ankara explosions leave almost 100 dead   Two explosions at a peace rally in the Turkish capital Ankara have killed at least 86 people and injured 186, according to officials Oct.16   West Bank Palestinian rioters torch Jewish holy site Joseph's Tomb Oct.18  Southern Israel  Israeli killed in Beersheva bus station attack Oct.19  South Africa  Pistorius released from prison under house arrest Oct.22  Sweden  Sweden sword attack: 2 killed by masked attacker Oct.27  Syria  IS 'blows up Palmyra columns to kill three captives' Oct.31   Sinai   No survivors on Russian airliner KGL9268   Airbus A-321 has crashed in central Sinai killing all 224 people on board. It left the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, bound for St Peter... Nov.4  Sinai  Sinai plane crash: Bomb may have downed airliner Nov.5  Sinai  Curbs on Sharm el-Sheikh travel widen Nov.12  Beirut  Beirut attacks: Islamic State claims it carried out Nov.13   Paris Paris attacks: 120 dead and hostages held at Bataclan Map of Bataclan France
  France has declared a national state of emergency and has closed its borders after at least 60 people were killed in multiple gun and bomb attacks
 At least 15 people were killed near the arts centre, where up to 60 people are being held hostage. Police storm the venue. 3 people were killed in an attack near the Stade de France
Nov.15  Paris  Paris attacks: Manhunt launched for the suspect Nov.16  Paris  Paris attacks: 'France will destroy IS' - Hollande Nov.17  Paris  Paris attacks: Police swoop on apartment in northern suburb Nov.19  Paris  Paris attacks: 'Ringleader' Abdelhamid Abaaoud killed in raid  West Bank  Palestinian attacks in Israel and W Bank kill five Nov.20  North Carolina  Israel spy Pollard freed by US after 30 years in prison  Mali  Mali hotel hostage stand-off over, 20 died Nov.21  Brussels  Brussels shutdown as manhunt for Paris fugitive continues  Bangladesh  Bangladesh hangs two over 1971 war crimes Nov.22  Brussels  Belgian police arrest 16 in anti-terror raids Nov.23  Paris  Suicide vest found in Paris raises possible link to suspect Dec.2   Southern California 14 people dead in San Bernardino shooting Map of Inland Regional Center San Bernardino CA USA
  The gunmen opened fire during a holiday party at a community centre. Two heavily armed suspects have been killed by police.    The suspects were armed with assault rifles and handguns and wearing assault-style clothing. A third person who was...
Dec.4  Southern California  San Bernardino shooters pledged allegiance to ISIS Dec.20  New Delhi  Delhi juvenile gang rapist freed amid protests Dec.21  Switzerland  FIFA banned Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini Dec.28  South Korea  'Comfort women': Japan and South Korea hail agreement Dec.31  Munich  Munich police warn of imminent terror threat



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  Gunmen shot dead 12 people at satirical magazine Map of 10 rue Nicolas-Appert 11th arrondissement of Paris France


January 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jan.6  Yemen  Deadly blast hits Yemen capital
Jan.7   Paris
  Eight journalists and two policemen were among the dead. Police issued photos of two suspects, describing them as 'armed and dangerous'
 3 masked gunmen armed with Kalashnikov rifles, a shotgun, and a rocket-propelled grenade launcher stormed the headquarters of the Charlie Hebdo. They killed 12 people, including Charlie Hebdo staff and two French National police officers, and wounded 11 others
 Paris  French police name Charlie Hebdo attack suspects Jan.8   France Paris suspects 'rob service station'  Paris  French hunt focuses north of Paris Jan.9   Yemen Al Qaeda rep says group directed Paris magazine attack   Paris   Charlie Hebdo hunt: Bloody end to sieges   Two brothers who killed 12 in an attack on a magazine were shot dead as they fled a warehouse north of Paris   Paris   Hunt for French terror accomplices   Police are hunting for any accomplices of the gunmen who killed 17 people in two days of terror attacks. One key figure is Hayat Boumeddiene Jan.10  Paris  Paris tightens security after attacks Jan.11   Paris   Charlie Hebdo: Vast Paris rally for France unity Map of Place de la Nation Paris France
  More than 40 world leaders joined the start of the march, linking arms in an act of solidarity. 'Paris is the capital of the world today,' Hollande said
 The marchers demonstrate unity after the attacks on satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, police officers, and a kosher supermarket
 Paris  Across France, 3.7 million march to honor victims of attacks Jan.12   Northern Nigeria     Boko Haram's 'deadliest massacre' reportedly kills 2,000 Map of Baga Nigeria
  Local officials reported death tolls ranging from hundreds to as many as 2,000 people. The gunmen unloaded motorcycles and followed in pursuit.    The attackers sped into a town with grenade launchers -- th...
Jan.15   Belgium Belgian anti-terror raid in Verviers leaves two dead   Two suspected jihadists have been killed in an anti-terror operation in eastern Belgium. A third person had been arrested Jan.16   Belgium Europe on high alert over terrorist threat Jan.17   Niger Charlie Hebdo: Niger protesters set churches on fire  Yemen  Gunmen abduct chief of staff to Yemen president  Athens  Greece arrests over Belgian 'plot' Jan.19   Argentina     Prosecutor in Jewish center bombing found dead Map of Puerto Madero Buenos Aires Argentina
  Alberto Nisman became a controversial figure when he accused Argentina's President and foreign minister of covering up Iran's involvement
Jan.24  Tokyo  Japan checking 'hostage death' video   Tokyo Japan PM Abe condemns hostage 'death' video Jan.28  Sydney  Inquest hears of Sydney siege deaths Jan.31   ISIS   ISIS: Japanese hostage beheaded
  A newly distributed ISIS release appears to show the decapitated body of captive journalist Kenji Goto, after a lecture is given by 'Jihadi John'


February 2015 ... more > Top ^
Feb.1  Egypt  Reporter Peter Greste freed by Egypt Feb.3   Jordan   Jordan executes convicted jihadists after pilot's death  Jordan has executed two convicted prisoners, including a female jihadist, following the killing of one its pilots by Islamic State (IS) mili... Feb.4   Jordan Jordan vows 'severe response' to IS
Feb.6   Washington US has 'no proof' of hostage death Feb.8   Cairo Egypt Cairo football clashes leave at least 22 dead Map of Air Defense Stadium Cairo Egypt
  Clashes between football fans and security forces after fans of the Zamalek tried to force their way into a match without tickets
 Sichuan  China executes 'mafia-style' mining tycoon Liu Han Feb.10  Northern Syria  Last US Islamic State hostage killed Feb.11  Italy  Costa Concordia captain Schettino guilty of manslaughter Feb.14   Denmark   Copenhagen free speech debate shooting: One dead
Map of Krudttonden Copenhagen Denmark
  Gunmen killed one person and injured three police officers during a free speech debate in attended by a controversial Swedish cartoonist
  Denmark 1 dead in second Copenhagen shooting   Denmark Danish police kill man after attacks Feb.15   Eastern Libya   Egyptian Christians held in Libya 'killed'
  A video has emerged showing the beheadings purportedly of 21 Coptic Christians who had been kidnapped by Islamic State (IS) militants
Feb.18  Washington  US 'war on those perverting Islam' Feb.21   London     Police think 3 teens are headed to Syria   The family of a girl who UK police say may be headed to Syria with two friends have a message for her: We're not mad at you, and please come home Feb.25  New York  Three New York men sought to join Islamic State Feb.26   London Identity of ISIS terrorist known as 'Jihadi John' revealed
Feb.27  Missouri  Eight dead in series of shootings in Missouri   Moscow Russia opposition politician Boris Nemtsov shot dead Map of Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge Moscow Russia
  An unidentified attacker in a car shot former Deputy Prime Minister four times in the back as he crossed a bridge in view of the Kremlin
 He died hours after appealing for support for a march on Sunday against the war in Ukraine
Feb.28  Moscow  Putin pledge on Nemtsov murder  Mosul  ISIS militants destroying antiquities in Iraq

March 2015 ... more > Top ^
Mar.1   Moscow Nemtsov murder: Tens of thousands march in Moscow
Mar.4   South Korea US ambassador to South Korea injured in slash attack Map of Sejong Center Seoul South Korea
  Mark W. Lippert was slashed by a man screaming about Korean unification Thursday morning in Seoul, and his assailant was immediately detained
 Boston  Boston bombing lawyer: 'It was him' Mar.5  Northern Syria  Syria's al-Nusra Front commander 'killed in strike' Mar.7   Moscow Two men held over Nemtsov killing   Nigeria     Boko Haram pledge to Islamic State   Nigerian militant group Boko Haram has pledged allegiance to Islamic State (IS), according to an audio statement Mar.12   Missouri   2 Ferguson police officers shot   The shooting was a 'heinous assault' that could undermine police reforms, said the US attorney general Mar.14  India  Indian nun raped in convent attack Mar.18   Tunisia Tunis museum attack: 19 people killed
Map of Bardo Museum Tunis Tunisia
  Tunisia's president has vowed to fight terrorism 'without mercy', following a gun attack on the Bardo Museum in the capital Tunis that killed 19 people
 17 tourists were killed in the attack, including visitors from Japan, Italy, Colombia, Australia, France, Poland and Spain. 2 Tunisians, one a police officer, were also killed
Mar.20   Yemen   IS claims Yemen mosque bombings   Islamic State say its militants carried out suicide bombings on two mosques in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, which killed at least 137 people   Bihar 600 students expelled after parents pass cheat sheets Mar.22  Tunisia  Third Tunis attacker 'on the run' Mar.26   Southern France   Germanwings co-pilot 'wanted to destroy plane'  The co-pilot of the Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps, named as Andreas Lubitz, appeared to want to 'destroy the plane' Mar.27   Rome   Italian court acquits Knox and Sollecito  Italy's top appeals court has overturned the convictions of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the murder of UK student Meredith Kercher Mar.29  Tunisia  Bardo Museum attack: Thousands join protest march

April 2015 ... more > Top ^
Apr.2   Kenya Garissa University assault 'killed 147'
Map of Garissa University Kenya
  The number of people killed by al-Shabab militants in an attack on a university in north-eastern Kenya has risen to 147. Some 587 students escaped
 Heavily armed attackers stormed the university, killing two security guards then firing indiscriminately on students
Apr.3  Germany  Co-pilot Lubitz 'accelerated descent' Apr.4  Kenya  al-Shabab: Five in custody after Garissa massacre Apr.7   South Carolina White officer charged over unarmed black man's death   A police officer Michael Slager has been charged with murder after a black man who appeared to be fleeing from him was shot dead Apr.8   Boston Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: Marathon bomber found guilty Apr.10   Rawalpindi Mumbai attack suspect released on bail in Pakistan Apr.16   Libya Muslim migrants threw Christians overboard Apr.17   Iraq Saddam aide Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri 'killed' in Iraq  Melbourne  Australian teens held over alleged terror attack Apr.18   South Africa   Zuma vows to end attacks on migrants   South African President Jacob Zuma has visited a refugee camp in the port of Durban after a fresh outbreak of anti-foreigner violence Apr.20   Sicily Italy arrests two over migrant boat sinking Apr.21   Baltimore Department of Justice probe into police custody death
  DOJ has opened an investigation into the death of Freddie Gray, a black man, who died from spinal injuries suffered while in police custody
 Gray, 25, died in hospital on Sunday, a week after being arrested in Baltimore. Hundreds of protesters gathered in the city to express their anger over the tragedy
Apr.23  Washington  US admits two hostages killed in al-Qaeda raid Apr.28   Indonesia Indonesia executions: Australia recalls ambassador   Australia has recalled its ambassador from Indonesia after two Australian men were executed for drug smuggling   Baltimore Baltimore police enforce curfew
Apr.30  Baltimore  Freddie Gray: New lead over police van journey

May 2015 ... more > Top ^
May.1   Baltimore   Freddie Gray: Baltimore police to face criminal charges   State prosecutor Marilyn Mosby has announced criminal charges against six officers in the case of Freddie Gray who died in police custody May.2   Mosul Islamic State: Militants 'kill 300 Yazidi captives'
May.3   Dallas Gunmen shot dead outside conference on Prophet cartoons   Two gunmen have been shot dead after they opened fire outside a conference on cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in a suburb of Dallas May.5  ISIS  IS says it was behind US Prophet cartoon attack May.6  France  Co-pilot Lubitz 'practised rapid descent' May.12   North Korea North Korea Defence Chief Hyon Yong-chol 'executed'
  Defence Minister Hyon Yong-chol has been executed, South Korea's spy agency has told parliament, according to media reports
May.15   Boston Death sentence for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev May.16   Northern Syria Top ISIS commander taken out by US Special Forces in Syria   Cairo Morsi, Egypt's ex-leader, sentenced to death May.17   Texas Texas bikers in deadly shootout at Waco restaurant Map of Central Texas Market Place Waco TX Texas
  Police in the US state of Texas say nine people have been killed in a shootout between rival biker gangs in the city of Waco
May.18  Bangkok  Thai ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra arrives for trial May.22   Saudi Arabia Islamic State claims Shia mosque bombing   Mexico Mexico gang shoot-out leaves 40 dead May.23  El Salvador  Romero beatification draws huge El Salvador crowds May.27   Switzerland   6 FIFA officials detained for extradition to U.S. Map of FIFA Zurich Switzerland
  Six FIFA officials are detained in Switzerland in relation to allegations of corruption between the 1990s and now
 Those arrested include Jeffrey Webb, Jack Warner, Eduardo Li, Eugenio Figueredo and Jose Maria Marin. Swiss federal prosecutors open criminal procedures in relation to the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups. FIFA suspends eleven people from involvement in football over the scandal
May.28   FBI Former Speaker Dennis Hastert indicted  Former Speaker of the House of Representatives was allegedly trying to evade banking reporting requirements and lying to FBI

June 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jun.2  FBI  Fifa's Sepp Blatter 'under investigation in US' Jun.4   Washington Millions of US government workers hit by data breach
Jun.6   Upstate New York   2 inmates escaped   Richard Matt, 48 and David Sweat, 34, were discovered missing during a bed check at 5:30 am. At Clinton Correctional Facility Jun.11  Southern France  Germanwings crash: French prosecutors open new probe Jun.13  Dallas  Gun attack on Dallas police headquarters Jun.14   South Africa South Africa court bid to arrest Sudan's Omar al-Bashir   Eastern Libya Mokhtar Belmokhtar: Top Islamist 'killed' in US strike Jun.17   South Carolina South Carolina church shooting: Nine killed Map of 110 Calhoun Street Charleston South Carolina South Carolina
  Nine people have died in a shooting at a historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston. Police are searching for a white male suspect
Jun.18   North Carolina Charleston church shooting: Gunman arrested Jun.19  South Carolina  Dylann Roof on murder charges over Charleston shooting Jun.20   Austria Man drives car into crowd in Austria killing 3 Jun.21  South Carolina  Charleston shootings: Victims remembered as church reopens Jun.23  WikiLeaks  US 'spied on French presidents' - Wikileaks Jun.24   Boston Boston bomber Tsarnaev formally sentenced to death Jun.26   Tunisia Tunisia attack on Sousse beach 'kills 39'
Map of Sousse Tunisia
  At least 39 people, mostly foreigners, have been killed and 36 injured in an attack on a beach in the Tunisian resort town of Sousse, officials say
 30 dead were from United Kingdom. 23-year-old Seifeddine Rezgui Yacoubi, also known as Abu Yahya al-Qayrawani, a former aviation student of University of Kairouan, disguised as a tourist, socialised with others, and then took out a Kalashnikov assault rifle concealed in a beach umbrella and fired at the tourists on the beach
 Tunisia  Tunisia beach attack: 80 'propagandist' mosques to be closed Jun.29  Japan  Japan bullet train passenger starts fire injuring eight

July 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jul.4   Syria Islamic State 'executes 25 men in Palmyra'
Jul.12   Mexico Drug lord Joaquin Guzman used tunnel for prison break   Guzman, known as El Chapo or 'Shorty', used an elaborate tunnel to break out of a maximum security prison, officials say Jul.16   Tennessee Four Marines killed at Tennessee US Navy centres   24-year-old Mohammad Youssuf Abdulazeez has killed four US Marines and injured several others at two US Navy buildings in Chattanooga Jul.20   Turkey   30 people were killed by bomb Map of Suruc Turkey
  Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu has promised to boost security along the country's border with Syria.    The bomb hit a group of youth activists planning to...
Jul.23   Louisiana 3 killed in US cinema shooting in Lafayette Jul.25   Kenya Trials would aid fight against corruption - Obama Jul.26  Somalia  Mogadishu hotel rocked by bomb Jul.28  USA  Israel spy Jonathan Pollard 'to be freed' by US Jul.29   Kabul   Afghan officials confirm death of Taliban leader Mullah Omar  Afghan's main intelligence agency has confirmed that the mysterious one-eyed leader of the Taliban who has had a $10 million price on his head,... Jul.30   Jerusalem Jerusalem Gay Pride: Six stabbed 'by ultra-Orthodox Jew'

August 2015 ... more > Top ^
Aug.9   Istanbul Gunfire at US Istanbul consulate
 Missouri  Gunfire at Ferguson protest Aug.12   Egypt Image shows Croatian beheaded by ISIS in Egypt Aug.16  Cairo  Egyptian president imposes strict new anti-terror laws Aug.17   Bangkok Bangkok bomb: Attack aimed to kill foreigners Map of Erawan Shrine Bangkok Thailand
  Thailand's defence minister has said those who planted a bomb at a shrine deliberately targeted foreigners to harm tourism and the economy
Aug.21   France France train shooting: Americans overpower gunman Map of Arras France
  Three people have been hurt after a heavily armed man opened fire in northern France, before being overpowered by 2 U.S. passengers.    The incident happened on th...
Aug.23   Syria Palmyra's Baalshamin temple blown up by IS
Map of Baalshamin Palmyra Syria
  Islamic State militants have destroyed Palmyra's ancient temple of Baalshamin, Syrian officials and activists say
Aug.26   Virginia Shooter Flanagan 'a human powder keg' Map of Bridgewater Plaza Moneta Virginia Virginia
  Vester Flanagan shot dead two WDBJ7 journalists on live TV in of Virginia sent a rambling fax to ABC News shortly after the attack.    The two people killed were WDBJ7 report...
Aug.29  Cairo  3 al-Jazeera journalists convicted Aug.31   Syria UN: Palmyra's Temple of Bel 'destroyed'

September 2015 ... more > Top ^
Sep.10  Venezuela  Venezuela opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez sentenced Sep.11  Hungary  Hungary 'will arrest illegal migrants' Sep.13   Egypt Mexican tourists killed by Egyptian security forces   Security forces in Egypt have mistakenly killed 12 people, including Mexican tourists, during an anti-terror operation Sep.25  Washington  US and China agree cybercrime truce   Switzerland   Sepp Blatter faces Swiss criminal investigation   Swiss prosecutors are investigating Sepp Blatter, the head of football's world governing body Fifa, on suspicion of criminal mismanagement Sep.26  Mexico  Thousands march to remember Mexico's missing students Sep.29  US Georgia  Georgia executes woman despite last-ditch appeals

October 2015 ... more > Top ^
Oct.1   Oregon   10 killed in college shooting in Oregon
Map of Umpqua Community College Roseburg Oregon Oregon
  At least 10 people have been killed in a shooting at Umpqua Community College. At least 20 people have been wounded.    The attacker was C...
Oct.4  Syria  Islamic State 'blows up Palmyra arch' Oct.10   Turkey   Ankara explosions leave almost 100 dead
Map of Ankara Central Station Ankara Turkey
  Two explosions at a peace rally in the Turkish capital Ankara have killed at least 86 people and injured 186, according to officials
 TV showed scenes of panic and people lying on the ground covered in blood, amid protest banners. Prime Minister Davutoglu has announced three days of national mourning
 Turkey  Turkey enters mourning after Ankara blasts Oct.14  Jerusalem  Attacks continue in Jerusalem despite new checkpoints Oct.16   West Bank Palestinian rioters torch Jewish holy site Joseph's Tomb Map of Joseph%27s Tomb Nablus Israel
  Palestinians have torched a Jewish holy site in the West Bank city of Nablus, amid soaring tensions with Israel
Oct.18   Southern Israel Israeli killed in Beersheva bus station attack Oct.19   South Africa Pistorius released from prison under house arrest Oct.22   Sweden Sweden sword attack: 2 killed by masked attacker Oct.27   Syria IS 'blows up Palmyra columns to kill three captives' Oct.31   Sinai   No survivors on Russian airliner KGL9268
Map of Hasna Egypt
  Airbus A-321 has crashed in central Sinai killing all 224 people on board. It left the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, bound for St Petersburg
 Wreckage was found in the Hasana area and bodies removed, along with the 'black box'. The bodies of victims still strapped to seats. Russian President Putin has declared Sunday a day of mourning


November 2015 ... more > Top ^
Nov.4   Sinai   Sinai plane crash: Bomb may have downed airliner   Intelligence suggests the Russian plane that crashed in Egypt killing all 224 people may have been brought down by a bomb, US and UK officials... Nov.5   Sinai Curbs on Sharm el-Sheikh travel widen
Nov.8  Australia  'Major disturbance' and fires at Christmas Island detention centre Nov.12   Beirut Beirut attacks: Islamic State claims it carried out   Militants from so-called Islamic State (IS) say they were behind two suicide bomb attacks in the Lebanese capital Beirut, which killed at least... Nov.13  Washington  US 'reasonably certain' strike killed Jihadi John   Paris   Paris attacks: 120 dead and hostages held at Bataclan Map of Bataclan France
  France has declared a national state of emergency and has closed its borders after at least 60 people were killed in multiple gun and bomb attacks
 At least 15 people were killed near the arts centre, where up to 60 people are being held hostage. Police storm the venue. 3 people were killed in an attack near the Stade de France
Nov.14  Paris  Paris attacks: Prosecutor Molins says 3 teams involved  Paris  Paris attacks: Omar Ismail Mostefai identified as assailant Nov.15   Paris Paris attacks: Manhunt launched for the suspect Nov.16   Paris Paris attacks: 'France will destroy IS' - Hollande Nov.17  Paris  Paris attacks: Video 'shows ninth attacker'   Paris   Paris attacks: Police swoop on apartment in northern suburb   Armed police are raiding a flat in the northern Paris suburb of Saint Denis in an operation believed linked to last Friday's attacks Nov.18  Paris  Paris attacks 'ringleader' Abaaoud fate unknown - Molins Nov.19   Paris     Paris attacks: 'Ringleader' Abdelhamid Abaaoud killed in raid   The Islamic State (IS) militant had died in a flat in the Paris suburb of Saint Denis. His body was found riddled with bullets and shrapnel in...   West Bank Palestinian attacks in Israel and W Bank kill five   2 Israelis were stabbed to death by a Palestinian man at the entrance of a shop that serves as a synagogue Nov.20   North Carolina Israel spy Pollard freed by US after 30 years in prison   Former US navy analyst 61-year-old Jonathan Pollard, jailed for life in 1987 for passing classified information to Israel, has been released   Mali   Mali hotel hostage stand-off over, 20 died   An attack by suspected Islamist militants who took 170 people hostage at Radisson Blue Hotel in the Malian capital is over Nov.21   Brussels   Brussels shutdown as manhunt for Paris fugitive continues   Central Brussels is almost empty after restaurants and bars shut early amid fears of a Paris-style attack, hours after Belgium raised its terror...   Bangladesh Bangladesh hangs two over 1971 war crimes Nov.22   Brussels Belgian police arrest 16 in anti-terror raids   22 raids were carried out on Sunday across Brussels and Charleroi. Suspected Paris attacks gunman Salah Abdeslam remains at large Nov.23   Paris Suicide vest found in Paris raises possible link to suspect Nov.27  Colorado  3 killed in shooting at Planned Parenthood clinic

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Dec.2   Southern California 14 people dead in San Bernardino shooting
Map of Inland Regional Center San Bernardino CA USA
  The gunmen opened fire during a holiday party at a community centre. Two heavily armed suspects have been killed by police
 The suspects were armed with assault rifles and handguns and wearing assault-style clothing. A third person who was running near the gun battle was detained. Syed Rizwan Farook, 28, and Tashfeen Malik, 27, were killed in a shootout
Dec.3  South Africa  Oscar Pistorius guilty of murdering Reeva Steenkamp Dec.4   Southern California San Bernardino shooters pledged allegiance to ISIS Dec.20   New Delhi Delhi juvenile gang rapist freed amid protests Dec.21   Switzerland   FIFA banned Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini  Ethics Committee ruled that both the president and his UEFA counterpart had broken Code of Ethics relating to conflicts of interest, breach of... Dec.28   South Korea   'Comfort women': Japan and South Korea hail agreement  The leaders have welcomed the agreement between their two countries to settle the issue of women forced to work in Japanese brothels during ... Dec.29  Syria  Paris attacks: IS commanders 'killed in US-led strikes' Dec.30  Brussels  Belgium terror alert halts New Year fireworks in Brussels Dec.31   Munich Munich police warn of imminent terror threat


Palestinian rioters torch Jewish holy site Joseph's Tomb Map of Joseph%27s Tomb Nablus Israel




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Jun.29  Japan  Japan bullet train passenger starts fire injuring eight
Oct.16   West Bank
  Palestinians have torched a Jewish holy site in the West Bank city of Nablus, amid soaring tensions with Israel
Nov.8  Australia  'Major disturbance' and fires at Christmas Island detention centre



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2015 Jul.16   Tennessee Four Marines killed at Tennessee US Navy centres   24-year-old Mohammad Youssuf Abdulazeez has killed four US Marines and injured several others at two US Navy buildings in Chattanooga



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2015 Mar.20   Bihar 600 students expelled after parents pass cheat sheets
Jul.25   Kenya Trials would aid fight against corruption - Obama Sep.25   Switzerland   Sepp Blatter faces Swiss criminal investigation   Swiss prosecutors are investigating Sepp Blatter, the head of football's world governing body Fifa, on suspicion of criminal mismanagement Dec.21   Switzerland   FIFA banned Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini  Ethics Committee ruled that both the president and his UEFA counterpart had broken Code of Ethics relating to conflicts of interest, breach of...



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2015 Feb.8   Cairo Egypt Cairo football clashes leave at least 22 dead
Map of Air Defense Stadium Cairo Egypt
  Clashes between football fans and security forces after fans of the Zamalek tried to force their way into a match without tickets
May.2   Mosul Islamic State: Militants 'kill 300 Yazidi captives' May.27   Switzerland   6 FIFA officials detained for extradition to U.S. Map of FIFA Zurich Switzerland
  Six FIFA officials are detained in Switzerland in relation to allegations of corruption between the 1990s and now
 Those arrested include Jeffrey Webb, Jack Warner, Eduardo Li, Eugenio Figueredo and Jose Maria Marin. Swiss federal prosecutors open criminal procedures in relation to the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups. FIFA suspends eleven people from involvement in football over the scandal
Jun.2  FBI  Fifa's Sepp Blatter 'under investigation in US' Jun.4   Washington Millions of US government workers hit by data breach Jun.20   Austria Man drives car into crowd in Austria killing 3 Sep.25   Switzerland   Sepp Blatter faces Swiss criminal investigation   Swiss prosecutors are investigating Sepp Blatter, the head of football's world governing body Fifa, on suspicion of criminal mismanagement Nov.21   Bangladesh Bangladesh hangs two over 1971 war crimes Dec.21   Switzerland   FIFA banned Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini  Ethics Committee ruled that both the president and his UEFA counterpart had broken Code of Ethics relating to conflicts of interest, breach of... Dec.28   South Korea   'Comfort women': Japan and South Korea hail agreement  The leaders have welcomed the agreement between their two countries to settle the issue of women forced to work in Japanese brothels during ...



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2015 Jan.17   Niger Charlie Hebdo: Niger protesters set churches on fire
Apr.16   Libya Muslim migrants threw Christians overboard Apr.16   Libya Muslim migrants threw Christians overboard Apr.20   Sicily Italy arrests two over migrant boat sinking



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2015 Jan.6  Yemen  Deadly blast hits Yemen capital Mar.14  India  Indian nun raped in convent attack Mar.20   Yemen   IS claims Yemen mosque bombings   Islamic State say its militants carried out suicide bombings on two mosques in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, which killed at least 137 people May.22   Saudi Arabia Islamic State claims Shia mosque bombing
May.23  El Salvador  Romero beatification draws huge El Salvador crowds Jun.26  Tunisia  Tunisia beach attack: 80 'propagandist' mosques to be closed Jul.20   Turkey   30 people were killed by bomb Map of Suruc Turkey
  Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu has promised to boost security along the country's border with Syria.    The bomb hit a group of youth activists planning to...
Jul.26  Somalia  Mogadishu hotel rocked by bomb Aug.17   Bangkok Bangkok bomb: Attack aimed to kill foreigners Map of Erawan Shrine Bangkok Thailand
  Thailand's defence minister has said those who planted a bomb at a shrine deliberately targeted foreigners to harm tourism and the economy
Oct.10   Turkey   Ankara explosions leave almost 100 dead
Map of Ankara Central Station Ankara Turkey
  Two explosions at a peace rally in the Turkish capital Ankara have killed at least 86 people and injured 186, according to officials
 TV showed scenes of panic and people lying on the ground covered in blood, amid protest banners. Prime Minister Davutoglu has announced three days of national mourning
Oct.10  Turkey  Turkey enters mourning after Ankara blasts Nov.4   Sinai   Sinai plane crash: Bomb may have downed airliner   Intelligence suggests the Russian plane that crashed in Egypt killing all 224 people may have been brought down by a bomb, US and UK officials... Nov.12   Beirut Beirut attacks: Islamic State claims it carried out   Militants from so-called Islamic State (IS) say they were behind two suicide bomb attacks in the Lebanese capital Beirut, which killed at least...



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2015 Feb.1  Egypt  Reporter Peter Greste freed by Egypt Feb.3   Jordan   Jordan executes convicted jihadists after pilot's death  Jordan has executed two convicted prisoners, including a female jihadist, following the killing of one its pilots by Islamic State (IS) mili... Feb.8  Sichuan  China executes 'mafia-style' mining tycoon Liu Han Feb.11  Italy  Costa Concordia captain Schettino guilty of manslaughter Mar.4  Boston  Boston bombing lawyer: 'It was him' Mar.27   Rome Italian court acquits Knox and Sollecito  Italy's top appeals court has overturned the convictions of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the murder of UK student Meredith Kercher Apr.7   South Carolina White officer charged over unarmed black man's death   A police officer Michael Slager has been charged with murder after a black man who appeared to be fleeing from him was shot dead Apr.8   Boston Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: Marathon bomber found guilty
Apr.10   Rawalpindi Mumbai attack suspect released on bail in Pakistan Apr.28   Indonesia Indonesia executions: Australia recalls ambassador   Australia has recalled its ambassador from Indonesia after two Australian men were executed for drug smuggling May.1   Baltimore Freddie Gray: Baltimore police to face criminal charges   State prosecutor Marilyn Mosby has announced criminal charges against six officers in the case of Freddie Gray who died in police custody May.12   North Korea North Korea Defence Chief Hyon Yong-chol 'executed'
  Defence Minister Hyon Yong-chol has been executed, South Korea's spy agency has told parliament, according to media reports
May.12   North Korea North Korea Defence Chief Hyon Yong-chol 'executed'
  Defence Minister Hyon Yong-chol has been executed, South Korea's spy agency has told parliament, according to media reports
May.15   Boston Death sentence for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
May.16   Cairo Morsi, Egypt's ex-leader, sentenced to death May.18  Bangkok  Thai ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra arrives for trial May.28   FBI Former Speaker Dennis Hastert indicted  Former Speaker of the House of Representatives was allegedly trying to evade banking reporting requirements and lying to FBI Jun.14   South Africa South Africa court bid to arrest Sudan's Omar al-Bashir Jun.19  South Carolina  Dylann Roof on murder charges over Charleston shooting Jun.24   Boston Boston bomber Tsarnaev formally sentenced to death Jul.28  USA  Israel spy Jonathan Pollard 'to be freed' by US Aug.16  Cairo  Egyptian president imposes strict new anti-terror laws Aug.29  Cairo  3 al-Jazeera journalists convicted Sep.10  Venezuela  Venezuela opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez sentenced Sep.29  US Georgia  Georgia executes woman despite last-ditch appeals Oct.19   South Africa Pistorius released from prison under house arrest Nov.20   North Carolina Israel spy Pollard freed by US after 30 years in prison   Former US navy analyst 61-year-old Jonathan Pollard, jailed for life in 1987 for passing classified information to Israel, has been released Nov.21   Bangladesh Bangladesh hangs two over 1971 war crimes Dec.3  South Africa  Oscar Pistorius guilty of murdering Reeva Steenkamp



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2015 Jan.7   Paris   Gunmen shot dead 12 people at satirical magazine
Map of 10 rue Nicolas-Appert 11th arrondissement of Paris France
  Eight journalists and two policemen were among the dead. Police issued photos of two suspects, describing them as 'armed and dangerous'
 3 masked gunmen armed with Kalashnikov rifles, a shotgun, and a rocket-propelled grenade launcher stormed the headquarters of the Charlie Hebdo. They killed 12 people, including Charlie Hebdo staff and two French National police officers, and wounded 11 others
Jan.9   Paris   Charlie Hebdo hunt: Bloody end to sieges   Two brothers who killed 12 in an attack on a magazine were shot dead as they fled a warehouse north of Paris Jan.12   Northern Nigeria   Boko Haram's 'deadliest massacre' reportedly kills 2,000 Map of Baga Nigeria
  Local officials reported death tolls ranging from hundreds to as many as 2,000 people. The gunmen unloaded motorcycles and followed in pursuit.    The attackers sped into a town with grenade launchers -- th...
Feb.1  Egypt  Reporter Peter Greste freed by Egypt Feb.10  Northern Syria  Last US Islamic State hostage killed Feb.15   Eastern Libya   Egyptian Christians held in Libya 'killed'
  A video has emerged showing the beheadings purportedly of 21 Coptic Christians who had been kidnapped by Islamic State (IS) militants
Feb.27  Missouri  Eight dead in series of shootings in Missouri Apr.2   Kenya Garissa University assault 'killed 147'
Map of Garissa University Kenya
  The number of people killed by al-Shabab militants in an attack on a university in north-eastern Kenya has risen to 147. Some 587 students escaped
 Heavily armed attackers stormed the university, killing two security guards then firing indiscriminately on students
Apr.3  Germany  Co-pilot Lubitz 'accelerated descent' May.2   Mosul Islamic State: Militants 'kill 300 Yazidi captives' May.17   Texas Texas bikers in deadly shootout at Waco restaurant Map of Central Texas Market Place Waco TX Texas
  Police in the US state of Texas say nine people have been killed in a shootout between rival biker gangs in the city of Waco
May.22   Mexico Mexico gang shoot-out leaves 40 dead Jun.17   South Carolina South Carolina church shooting: Nine killed Map of 110 Calhoun Street Charleston South Carolina South Carolina
  Nine people have died in a shooting at a historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston. Police are searching for a white male suspect
Jun.20   Austria Man drives car into crowd in Austria killing 3 Jun.21  South Carolina  Charleston shootings: Victims remembered as church reopens Jun.26   Tunisia Tunisia attack on Sousse beach 'kills 39' Map of Sousse Tunisia
  At least 39 people, mostly foreigners, have been killed and 36 injured in an attack on a beach in the Tunisian resort town of Sousse, officials say
 30 dead were from United Kingdom. 23-year-old Seifeddine Rezgui Yacoubi, also known as Abu Yahya al-Qayrawani, a former aviation student of University of Kairouan, disguised as a tourist, socialised with others, and then took out a Kalashnikov assault rifle concealed in a beach umbrella and fired at the tourists on the beach
Jul.4   Syria Islamic State 'executes 25 men in Palmyra' Jul.23   Louisiana 3 killed in US cinema shooting in Lafayette Aug.12   Egypt Image shows Croatian beheaded by ISIS in Egypt Aug.26   Virginia Shooter Flanagan 'a human powder keg' Map of Bridgewater Plaza Moneta Virginia Virginia
  Vester Flanagan shot dead two WDBJ7 journalists on live TV in of Virginia sent a rambling fax to ABC News shortly after the attack.    The two people killed were WDBJ7 report...
Aug.26   Virginia Shooter Flanagan 'a human powder keg' Map of Bridgewater Plaza Moneta Virginia Virginia
  Vester Flanagan shot dead two WDBJ7 journalists on live TV in of Virginia sent a rambling fax to ABC News shortly after the attack.    The two people killed were WDBJ7 report...
Aug.29  Cairo  3 al-Jazeera journalists convicted Sep.13   Egypt Mexican tourists killed by Egyptian security forces   Security forces in Egypt have mistakenly killed 12 people, including Mexican tourists, during an anti-terror operation Sep.26  Mexico  Thousands march to remember Mexico's missing students Oct.22   Sweden Sweden sword attack: 2 killed by masked attacker Oct.27   Syria IS 'blows up Palmyra columns to kill three captives' Nov.27  Colorado  3 killed in shooting at Planned Parenthood clinic Dec.2   Southern California 14 people dead in San Bernardino shooting Map of Inland Regional Center San Bernardino CA USA
  The gunmen opened fire during a holiday party at a community centre. Two heavily armed suspects have been killed by police
 The suspects were armed with assault rifles and handguns and wearing assault-style clothing. A third person who was running near the gun battle was detained. Syed Rizwan Farook, 28, and Tashfeen Malik, 27, were killed in a shootout




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2015 Feb.28  Mosul  ISIS militants destroying antiquities in Iraq Aug.23   Syria Palmyra's Baalshamin temple blown up by IS
Map of Baalshamin Palmyra Syria
  Islamic State militants have destroyed Palmyra's ancient temple of Baalshamin, Syrian officials and activists say
Aug.31   Syria UN: Palmyra's Temple of Bel 'destroyed' Oct.4  Syria  Islamic State 'blows up Palmyra arch'



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2015 Jan.17  Yemen  Gunmen abduct chief of staff to Yemen president Apr.23  Washington  US admits two hostages killed in al-Qaeda raid



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2015 Jun.4   Washington Millions of US government workers hit by data breach
Sep.25  Washington  US and China agree cybercrime truce



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2015 Feb.8   Cairo Egypt Cairo football clashes leave at least 22 dead
Map of Air Defense Stadium Cairo Egypt
  Clashes between football fans and security forces after fans of the Zamalek tried to force their way into a match without tickets
Apr.28   Baltimore Baltimore police enforce curfew



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2015 Feb.18  Washington  US 'war on those perverting Islam'



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2015 Sep.11  Hungary  Hungary 'will arrest illegal migrants'



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2015 Jan.7  Paris  French police name Charlie Hebdo attack suspects Jan.8  Paris  French hunt focuses north of Paris Jan.9   Paris   Hunt for French terror accomplices   Police are hunting for any accomplices of the gunmen who killed 17 people in two days of terror attacks. One key figure is Hayat Boumeddiene Jan.19   Argentina   Prosecutor in Jewish center bombing found dead
Map of Puerto Madero Buenos Aires Argentina
  Alberto Nisman became a controversial figure when he accused Argentina's President and foreign minister of covering up Iran's involvement
Jan.28  Sydney  Inquest hears of Sydney siege deaths Mar.22  Tunisia  Third Tunis attacker 'on the run' Apr.21   Baltimore Department of Justice probe into police custody death
  DOJ has opened an investigation into the death of Freddie Gray, a black man, who died from spinal injuries suffered while in police custody
 Gray, 25, died in hospital on Sunday, a week after being arrested in Baltimore. Hundreds of protesters gathered in the city to express their anger over the tragedy
Apr.23  Washington  US admits two hostages killed in al-Qaeda raid Apr.30  Baltimore  Freddie Gray: New lead over police van journey Jun.2  FBI  Fifa's Sepp Blatter 'under investigation in US' Jun.11  Southern France  Germanwings crash: French prosecutors open new probe Nov.13  Washington  US 'reasonably certain' strike killed Jihadi John Nov.14  Paris  Paris attacks: Omar Ismail Mostefai identified as assailant Nov.15   Paris Paris attacks: Manhunt launched for the suspect
Nov.17  Paris  Paris attacks: Video 'shows ninth attacker' Nov.21   Brussels   Brussels shutdown as manhunt for Paris fugitive continues   Central Brussels is almost empty after restaurants and bars shut early amid fears of a Paris-style attack, hours after Belgium raised its terror...



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2015 Feb.4   Jordan Jordan vows 'severe response' to IS
Mar.5  Northern Syria  Syria's al-Nusra Front commander 'killed in strike' Apr.3  Germany  Co-pilot Lubitz 'accelerated descent' May.6  France  Co-pilot Lubitz 'practised rapid descent' Jun.11  Southern France  Germanwings crash: French prosecutors open new probe Sep.25  Washington  US and China agree cybercrime truce Oct.31   Sinai   No survivors on Russian airliner KGL9268 Map of Hasna Egypt
  Airbus A-321 has crashed in central Sinai killing all 224 people on board. It left the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, bound for St Petersburg
 Wreckage was found in the Hasana area and bodies removed, along with the 'black box'. The bodies of victims still strapped to seats. Russian President Putin has declared Sunday a day of mourning
Nov.5   Sinai Curbs on Sharm el-Sheikh travel widen



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2015 Feb.14   Denmark   Copenhagen free speech debate shooting: One dead
Map of Krudttonden Copenhagen Denmark
  Gunmen killed one person and injured three police officers during a free speech debate in attended by a controversial Swedish cartoonist
Mar.7   Moscow Two men held over Nemtsov killing Apr.18   South Africa   Zuma vows to end attacks on migrants   South African President Jacob Zuma has visited a refugee camp in the port of Durban after a fresh outbreak of anti-foreigner violence Dec.28   South Korea   'Comfort women': Japan and South Korea hail agreement  The leaders have welcomed the agreement between their two countries to settle the issue of women forced to work in Japanese brothels during ...



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2015 Mar.4   South Korea US ambassador to South Korea injured in slash attack
Map of Sejong Center Seoul South Korea
  Mark W. Lippert was slashed by a man screaming about Korean unification Thursday morning in Seoul, and his assailant was immediately detained
Apr.28   Indonesia Indonesia executions: Australia recalls ambassador   Australia has recalled its ambassador from Indonesia after two Australian men were executed for drug smuggling Aug.9   Istanbul Gunfire at US Istanbul consulate



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2015 Apr.4  Kenya  al-Shabab: Five in custody after Garissa massacre Apr.20   Sicily Italy arrests two over migrant boat sinking
Apr.21   Baltimore Department of Justice probe into police custody death
  DOJ has opened an investigation into the death of Freddie Gray, a black man, who died from spinal injuries suffered while in police custody
 Gray, 25, died in hospital on Sunday, a week after being arrested in Baltimore. Hundreds of protesters gathered in the city to express their anger over the tragedy
May.27   Switzerland   6 FIFA officials detained for extradition to U.S.
Map of FIFA Zurich Switzerland
  Six FIFA officials are detained in Switzerland in relation to allegations of corruption between the 1990s and now
 Those arrested include Jeffrey Webb, Jack Warner, Eduardo Li, Eugenio Figueredo and Jose Maria Marin. Swiss federal prosecutors open criminal procedures in relation to the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups. FIFA suspends eleven people from involvement in football over the scandal
Jun.18   North Carolina Charleston church shooting: Gunman arrested Jul.25   Kenya Trials would aid fight against corruption - Obama Sep.11  Hungary  Hungary 'will arrest illegal migrants' Nov.22   Brussels Belgian police arrest 16 in anti-terror raids   22 raids were carried out on Sunday across Brussels and Charleroi. Suspected Paris attacks gunman Salah Abdeslam remains at large



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2015 Feb.27   Moscow Russia opposition politician Boris Nemtsov shot dead
Map of Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge Moscow Russia
  An unidentified attacker in a car shot former Deputy Prime Minister four times in the back as he crossed a bridge in view of the Kremlin
 He died hours after appealing for support for a march on Sunday against the war in Ukraine
Feb.28  Moscow  Putin pledge on Nemtsov murder Mar.1   Moscow Nemtsov murder: Tens of thousands march in Moscow Apr.17   Iraq Saddam aide Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri 'killed' in Iraq May.23  El Salvador  Romero beatification draws huge El Salvador crowds



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2015 Mar.4   South Korea US ambassador to South Korea injured in slash attack
Map of Sejong Center Seoul South Korea
  Mark W. Lippert was slashed by a man screaming about Korean unification Thursday morning in Seoul, and his assailant was immediately detained
Jul.30   Jerusalem Jerusalem Gay Pride: Six stabbed 'by ultra-Orthodox Jew'



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2015 Jan.7   Paris   Gunmen shot dead 12 people at satirical magazine
Map of 10 rue Nicolas-Appert 11th arrondissement of Paris France
  Eight journalists and two policemen were among the dead. Police issued photos of two suspects, describing them as 'armed and dangerous'
 3 masked gunmen armed with Kalashnikov rifles, a shotgun, and a rocket-propelled grenade launcher stormed the headquarters of the Charlie Hebdo. They killed 12 people, including Charlie Hebdo staff and two French National police officers, and wounded 11 others
Jan.17  Yemen  Gunmen abduct chief of staff to Yemen president Jan.24   Tokyo Japan PM Abe condemns hostage 'death' video Feb.8  Sichuan  China executes 'mafia-style' mining tycoon Liu Han Feb.27   Moscow Russia opposition politician Boris Nemtsov shot dead Map of Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge Moscow Russia
  An unidentified attacker in a car shot former Deputy Prime Minister four times in the back as he crossed a bridge in view of the Kremlin
 He died hours after appealing for support for a march on Sunday against the war in Ukraine
Feb.28  Moscow  Putin pledge on Nemtsov murder Mar.12   Missouri 2 Ferguson police officers shot   The shooting was a 'heinous assault' that could undermine police reforms, said the US attorney general Mar.18   Tunisia Tunis museum attack: 19 people killed Map of Bardo Museum Tunis Tunisia
  Tunisia's president has vowed to fight terrorism 'without mercy', following a gun attack on the Bardo Museum in the capital Tunis that killed 19 people
 17 tourists were killed in the attack, including visitors from Japan, Italy, Colombia, Australia, France, Poland and Spain. 2 Tunisians, one a police officer, were also killed
Mar.26   Southern France   Germanwings co-pilot 'wanted to destroy plane'  The co-pilot of the Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps, named as Andreas Lubitz, appeared to want to 'destroy the plane' Apr.18   South Africa   Zuma vows to end attacks on migrants   South African President Jacob Zuma has visited a refugee camp in the port of Durban after a fresh outbreak of anti-foreigner violence May.12   North Korea North Korea Defence Chief Hyon Yong-chol 'executed'
  Defence Minister Hyon Yong-chol has been executed, South Korea's spy agency has told parliament, according to media reports
May.16   Cairo Morsi, Egypt's ex-leader, sentenced to death
May.18  Bangkok  Thai ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra arrives for trial May.28   FBI Former Speaker Dennis Hastert indicted  Former Speaker of the House of Representatives was allegedly trying to evade banking reporting requirements and lying to FBI Jun.13  Dallas  Gun attack on Dallas police headquarters Jun.14   South Africa South Africa court bid to arrest Sudan's Omar al-Bashir Jun.23  WikiLeaks  US 'spied on French presidents' - Wikileaks Jul.16   Tennessee Four Marines killed at Tennessee US Navy centres   24-year-old Mohammad Youssuf Abdulazeez has killed four US Marines and injured several others at two US Navy buildings in Chattanooga Aug.9   Istanbul Gunfire at US Istanbul consulate Aug.9  Missouri  Gunfire at Ferguson protest Sep.10  Venezuela  Venezuela opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez sentenced Oct.1   Oregon 10 killed in college shooting in Oregon Map of Umpqua Community College Roseburg Oregon Oregon
  At least 10 people have been killed in a shooting at Umpqua Community College. At least 20 people have been wounded.    The attacker was C...
Nov.21   Bangladesh Bangladesh hangs two over 1971 war crimes



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2015 Jan.8   France Paris suspects 'rob service station'
Jan.11   Paris   Charlie Hebdo: Vast Paris rally for France unity Map of Place de la Nation Paris France
  More than 40 world leaders joined the start of the march, linking arms in an act of solidarity. 'Paris is the capital of the world today,' Hollande said
 The marchers demonstrate unity after the attacks on satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, police officers, and a kosher supermarket
Jan.11  Paris  Across France, 3.7 million march to honor victims of attacks Jan.17   Niger Charlie Hebdo: Niger protesters set churches on fire Mar.1   Moscow Nemtsov murder: Tens of thousands march in Moscow Mar.29  Tunisia  Bardo Museum attack: Thousands join protest march Sep.26  Mexico  Thousands march to remember Mexico's missing students Nov.8  Australia  'Major disturbance' and fires at Christmas Island detention centre



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2015 Apr.7   South Carolina White officer charged over unarmed black man's death   A police officer Michael Slager has been charged with murder after a black man who appeared to be fleeing from him was shot dead Jun.17   South Carolina South Carolina church shooting: Nine killed
Map of 110 Calhoun Street Charleston South Carolina South Carolina
  Nine people have died in a shooting at a historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston. Police are searching for a white male suspect




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2015 Jan.10  Paris  Paris tightens security after attacks Apr.28   Baltimore Baltimore police enforce curfew
Jun.6   Upstate New York 2 inmates escaped   Richard Matt, 48 and David Sweat, 34, were discovered missing during a bed check at 5:30 am. At Clinton Correctional Facility Jul.12   Mexico Drug lord Joaquin Guzman used tunnel for prison break   Guzman, known as El Chapo or 'Shorty', used an elaborate tunnel to break out of a maximum security prison, officials say Jul.30   Jerusalem Jerusalem Gay Pride: Six stabbed 'by ultra-Orthodox Jew'



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2015 Jan.9   Yemen Al Qaeda rep says group directed Paris magazine attack
Jan.10  Paris  Paris tightens security after attacks Jan.11   Paris   Charlie Hebdo: Vast Paris rally for France unity Map of Place de la Nation Paris France
  More than 40 world leaders joined the start of the march, linking arms in an act of solidarity. 'Paris is the capital of the world today,' Hollande said
 The marchers demonstrate unity after the attacks on satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, police officers, and a kosher supermarket
Jan.11  Paris  Across France, 3.7 million march to honor victims of attacks Jan.15   Belgium Belgian anti-terror raid in Verviers leaves two dead   Two suspected jihadists have been killed in an anti-terror operation in eastern Belgium. A third person had been arrested Jan.16   Belgium Europe on high alert over terrorist threat Jan.17  Athens  Greece arrests over Belgian 'plot' Jan.24  Tokyo  Japan checking 'hostage death' video Jan.24   Tokyo Japan PM Abe condemns hostage 'death' video Jan.31   ISIS ISIS: Japanese hostage beheaded
  A newly distributed ISIS release appears to show the decapitated body of captive journalist Kenji Goto, after a lecture is given by 'Jihadi John'
Feb.4   Jordan Jordan vows 'severe response' to IS
Feb.6   Washington US has 'no proof' of hostage death Feb.14   Denmark 1 dead in second Copenhagen shooting Feb.14   Denmark Danish police kill man after attacks Feb.18  Washington  US 'war on those perverting Islam' Feb.21   London   Police think 3 teens are headed to Syria   The family of a girl who UK police say may be headed to Syria with two friends have a message for her: We're not mad at you, and please come home Feb.25  New York  Three New York men sought to join Islamic State Feb.26   London Identity of ISIS terrorist known as 'Jihadi John' revealed Mar.5  Northern Syria  Syria's al-Nusra Front commander 'killed in strike' Mar.7   Nigeria   Boko Haram pledge to Islamic State   Nigerian militant group Boko Haram has pledged allegiance to Islamic State (IS), according to an audio statement Mar.26   Southern France   Germanwings co-pilot 'wanted to destroy plane'  The co-pilot of the Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps, named as Andreas Lubitz, appeared to want to 'destroy the plane' Mar.29  Tunisia  Bardo Museum attack: Thousands join protest march Apr.17  Melbourne  Australian teens held over alleged terror attack May.3   Dallas Gunmen shot dead outside conference on Prophet cartoons   Two gunmen have been shot dead after they opened fire outside a conference on cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in a suburb of Dallas May.5  ISIS  IS says it was behind US Prophet cartoon attack May.16   Northern Syria Top ISIS commander taken out by US Special Forces in Syria Jun.14   Eastern Libya Mokhtar Belmokhtar: Top Islamist 'killed' in US strike Jun.26  Tunisia  Tunisia beach attack: 80 'propagandist' mosques to be closed Jul.29   Kabul Afghan officials confirm death of Taliban leader Mullah Omar  Afghan's main intelligence agency has confirmed that the mysterious one-eyed leader of the Taliban who has had a $10 million price on his head,... Aug.16  Cairo  Egyptian president imposes strict new anti-terror laws Aug.21   France France train shooting: Americans overpower gunman Map of Arras France
  Three people have been hurt after a heavily armed man opened fire in northern France, before being overpowered by 2 U.S. passengers.    The incident happened on th...
Oct.14  Jerusalem  Attacks continue in Jerusalem despite new checkpoints Oct.18   Southern Israel Israeli killed in Beersheva bus station attack Oct.31   Sinai   No survivors on Russian airliner KGL9268 Map of Hasna Egypt
  Airbus A-321 has crashed in central Sinai killing all 224 people on board. It left the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, bound for St Petersburg
 Wreckage was found in the Hasana area and bodies removed, along with the 'black box'. The bodies of victims still strapped to seats. Russian President Putin has declared Sunday a day of mourning
Nov.5   Sinai Curbs on Sharm el-Sheikh travel widen Nov.13  Washington  US 'reasonably certain' strike killed Jihadi John Nov.13   Paris   Paris attacks: 120 dead and hostages held at Bataclan Map of Bataclan France
  France has declared a national state of emergency and has closed its borders after at least 60 people were killed in multiple gun and bomb attacks
 At least 15 people were killed near the arts centre, where up to 60 people are being held hostage. Police storm the venue. 3 people were killed in an attack near the Stade de France
Nov.14  Paris  Paris attacks: Prosecutor Molins says 3 teams involved Nov.16   Paris Paris attacks: 'France will destroy IS' - Hollande Nov.17   Paris   Paris attacks: Police swoop on apartment in northern suburb   Armed police are raiding a flat in the northern Paris suburb of Saint Denis in an operation believed linked to last Friday's attacks Nov.18  Paris  Paris attacks 'ringleader' Abaaoud fate unknown - Molins Nov.19   Paris   Paris attacks: 'Ringleader' Abdelhamid Abaaoud killed in raid   The Islamic State (IS) militant had died in a flat in the Paris suburb of Saint Denis. His body was found riddled with bullets and shrapnel in... Nov.19   West Bank Palestinian attacks in Israel and W Bank kill five   2 Israelis were stabbed to death by a Palestinian man at the entrance of a shop that serves as a synagogue Nov.20   Mali Mali hotel hostage stand-off over, 20 died   An attack by suspected Islamist militants who took 170 people hostage at Radisson Blue Hotel in the Malian capital is over Nov.23   Paris Suicide vest found in Paris raises possible link to suspect Dec.4   Southern California San Bernardino shooters pledged allegiance to ISIS Dec.29  Syria  Paris attacks: IS commanders 'killed in US-led strikes' Dec.30  Brussels  Belgium terror alert halts New Year fireworks in Brussels Dec.31   Munich Munich police warn of imminent terror threat



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