All posts tagged "terror"

  • FILE - In this March 22, 2016 file photo, Metro-North Railroad police officers with a police dog patrol Grand Central Terminal, in New York. The best line of defense against a Brussels-style attack in the nation's largest subway system may be man's best friend. The NYPD this week graduated eight new dogs specifically for its elite counterterrorism unit. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
    Dogs may be the best line of defense against subway attacks

    NEW YORK (AP) — Even in an era of high-tech crime-fighting, the best line of defense against a Brussels-style attack on airports and subways has four legs and a tail. Dogs, with their exquisitely sensitive noses, have...

    • Posted March 25, 2016
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  • Kim Yong-nam (Yonhap file)
    N. Korea sends ‘message of sympathy’ for Brussels attacks

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — North Korea’s ceremonial leader Kim Yong-nam sent “a message of sympathy” to Belgium on Wednesday for the deadly terrorist attacks in its capital a day earlier, the North’s official news agency reported. In the...

    • Posted March 23, 2016
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  • APTOPIX Belgium Attacks
    At least 31 dead in bombings of Brussels airport, subway

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Bombs exploded Tuesday at the Brussels airport and in the city’s subway, killing at least 31 people and wounding dozens, as a European capital was again locked down amid heightened security threats. The Islamic...

    • Posted March 22, 2016
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    Suspect for fake bomb with memo in Arabic turns out to be Korean

    By Chung Ah-young Police have apprehended a suspect who allegedly planted a fake explosive device with a threatening letter written in Arabic at Incheon International Airport. The Incheon International Airport Police said Thursday that they detained the...

    • Posted February 4, 2016
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  • The message, printed in Arabic on half an A4-size sheet of paper, read: "This is the last warning to you. God will punish." (Yonhap)
    Unemployed S. Korean man arrested for allegedly leaving explosive device at airport

    INCHEON (Yonhap) — Police said Thursday that they have arrested an unemployed South Korean man for allegedly leaving a box suspected to contain explosive devices at South Korea’s main airport. The 36-year-old is being questioned by police...

    • Posted February 3, 2016
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  • Rep. Lee Cheol-woo of the Saenuri Party, a member of the National Assembly Intelligence Committee. (Yonhap)
    ’7 foreign workers joined IS after leaving Korea’

    By Kang Seung-woo Seven foreigners who have worked in Korea joined the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, a ruling party lawmaker said Wednesday, citing information from the National Intelligence Service (NIS). He did not disclose their nationalities....

    • Posted January 20, 2016
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  • People watch and use their smartphones to take picture of fireworks, to celebrate the New Year at the Imjingak Pavilion near the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea, Friday, Jan. 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
    Jittery world bids adieu to a year marred by terror

    (AP) — In Bangkok, police-flanked partygoers will ring in the new year at the site of a deadly bombing that took place just months ago. In Paris, residents recovering from their city’s own deadly attacks will enjoy...

    • Posted December 31, 2015
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