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# Terrorism
How Europol is fighting a war online against Islamic extremists
More than 45,000 extremist messages in two years have been removed from the internet due to Europol’s intervention.
# islamic state
MI5 boss says UK is facing 'intense' terrorism that is becoming 'harder to detect'
The UK has suffered five terror attacks since the start of this year.
# Terror
Irish internet users show increasing interest in Islamic State propaganda magazines
These publications justify recent attacks in Europe and glorify terrorism.
# Terrorism
'We can't keep our head in the sand': Only 3 armed gardaí covering Dublin Airport
Rank-and-file gardaí have warned they are not prepared for the types of terrorist attacks that have been happening in Europe.
# Security
Taoiseach says 'you can't rule anything out' but gardaí vigilant against terror attacks
The Taoiseach also addressed calls for mosques and Islamic education to be regulated by the government.
# Oberhausen
Merkel thanks Italy after Berlin market attack suspect shot dead in Milan
The news was confirmed by the Italian Interior Minister.
# Terrorists
Bashar al-Assad says Trump will be a 'natural ally' if he keeps campaign promises
The US leads an international coalition that is conducting air strikes against IS jihadists in Syria and neighbouring Iraq, and also backs rebels fighting the Assad regime.
# Courts
Alleged Islamic State recruiter has his deportation challenge dismissed
The man had been trying to prevent his deportation to Jordan.
# Terror Alert
Gardaí say they'd 'run around like headless chickens' in the event of a terrorist attack
Sergeants and inspectors passed a motion calling on a review of the force’s capabilities and for more information to be given to them about threats.
# Paris
Man arrested in 'advanced stages' of terror plot in France
The French interior minister said there were no links “at this stage” between the plan and the attacks in Paris or Brussels.
'It was terrifying to be at the heart of an event the world was watching'
Sligo man, Heber Rowan, who is living in Brussels says yesterday was a day that ripped through the heart of life in Brussels.
# Brussels
Manhunt for terrorist suspects continues as Islamic State flag found at scene of shootout
One person was killed and four officers injured in a shootout last night.
# Burkina Faso
Al-Qaeda gunmen kill at least 20 people outside African hotel popular with tourists
Around 10 vehicles were on fire in the street where the four-star Splendid hotel is located in a busy, central area of Ouagadougou.
# Terrorism
This map shows Islamic State's expanding reach across Europe
Calls to action in Europe have led to a number of successful attacks for the terrorist group this year.
# paris attacks
Third attacker at Bataclan venue identified, says police source
The two other attackers have already been named.
# paris attacks
Sinn Féin MLA now insists Isis ARE 'terrorists'
Phil Flanagan had earlier been reported to say that he did not consider the organisation as ‘terrorists’.
# Police
Man charged over collecting information on police likely to be of use to terrorists
He’s due in court tomorrow morning.
Islamic State, one year on: The relationship between media and terrorist organisations must change
As we approach the one year anniversary of Islamic State’s so-called ‘Caliphate’, ISIL will be seeking to make itself appear as strong as ever.
# tunisia
This is the man the Islamic State claims was responsible for Tunisia attack
In a statement, the terrorist group said it had targeted ‘dens of fornication, vice and apostasy’.
# Terrorism
Five charged with terrorism after Belgium raids
Two people were killed in the raid at Verviers last night.
# Twitter
'Decapitate him, burn him alive': Islamic State supporters call for hostage's death
Moaz al-Kasasba was captured last week after his plane was reportedly shot down in Syria.
# New South Wales
800 police stop Islamic State plan to 'behead random Australian'
The major pre-dawn operation resulted in 15 arrests.
# Xinjiang
China places official death toll of 'gang attack' at 96
37 civilians and 59 “terrorists” were killed in the incident last week in Xinjiang.
# crisis
Palestine UN representative holds back tears during Security Council meeting
The US reaffirmed its strong support for Israel’s right to defend itself.
# lee rigby
Man who hacked British soldier to death sentenced to life in prison
Michael Adebolajo and his accomplice Michael Adebowale – also sentenced today – were dragged from the dock after screaming at the judge during sentencing.
# Spying
Obama to unveil NSA data collection reforms
The US president is expected to roll out only modest changes to the way in which the NSA collects phone and internet information.
# Kenya
UPDATE: 59 people killed in Kenya attack and 175 injured
Cabinet Secretary for the Interior Joe Lenku says 59 people have been killed and 175 injured.
# Afghanistan
One killed, 18 injured in Taliban bomb at US consulate
The US State Department said there were no American casualties though four Afghan policemen were among the wounded.
Column: Why is Guantanamo Bay still open?
Detainees eligible for release from Guantanamo Bay are caught in limbo: the US won’t accept them and foreign countries are reluctant to take in refugees who have been incarcerated with terrorists, writes Scott Fitzsimmons.
# Terrorism
This is how you make it onto the EU's terror blacklist
Earlier this week the EU decided to add Hezbollah’s ‘military wing’ to its list of terror organisations.
# Iraq
Attacks on police spark fears of renewed sectarian war in Iraq
15 people were killed today in attacks against police and anti-Al-Qaeda militiamen bringing the death toll in the country to 1,500 in the last three months.
# Dermot Ahern
US saw 'a dollop of complacency' in Irish efforts to pursue alleged terrorists
The latest Wikileaks cables highlight American concerns.
# Algeria
Algeria: Details sought on missing hostages as Britain confirms deaths
British prime minister David Cameron has confirmed that three Britons are dead and another three are presumed dead as other governments scramble for information on their citizens.
# Algeria
Algeria: 18 killed - including seven hostages - in 'final assault'
Algerian security forces are now thought to be sweeping the gas plant to remove landmines planted around it.
# Algeria
Algerians still pursuing 'terrorists' at gas field: Cameron
Cameron said he was “disappointed” to have not been informed in advance of the assault on the plant