Nagorno-Karabakh: Turkey’s military to assist Azerbaijan’s army with demining

The Turkish military will support the Azerbaijani army in clearing mines in the territories liberated from the Armenian occupation, the Defense Ministry said in a statement Monday. The ministry said the armed forces will also provide military training for the Read More …

Philippines: Bombing plot foiled in Sulu

A bombing attempt in Jolo, Sulu was prevented after a concerned netizen reported an improvised explosive device (IED) made allegedly by a local terrorist, the military said Friday. The IED, which was sealed with coconut leaves, is believed to be Read More …

Crude bomb attack targets the health authorities in Germany

Last Sunday, before Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany announced a second national lockdown, a homemade bomb exploded in the early morning hours in central Berlin, close to a research institute that tracks virus cases and less than a mile from Read More …

Manchester Arena bombing: Guilty plea to fraud charges over precursor chemicals bought on Amazon

A man has pleaded guilty to fraud in relation to chemicals bought by the brother of the Manchester Arena bomber. Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard that Yahya Werfalli’s bank details were used to buy hydrogen peroxide on Amazon. The chemicals were Read More …

Sri Lanka: Japan extends Rs. 115 m in support of humanitarian demining activities in north

The Government of Japan has provided a total sum of $ 636,363 (approx. Rs. 115 million) to the HALO Trust for humanitarian demining activities in northern Sri Lanka. The grant contract was signed on 29 October between Japanese Ambassador Sugi-yama Read More …

Spain Takes Down Terrorist Cell Recruiting Online For The So-Called Islamic State

On 28 October, Europol supported the CGI of the Spanish National Police (Comisaría General de Información de la Policía Nacional) in arresting three suspects linked to a terrorist cell actively recruiting and indoctrinating young people. The individuals, among which feature Read More …

Manchester Arena Inquiry: Staff ‘identify suspicious behaviour not ethnicity’

Behaviour is the major factor when identifying a terror suspect, rather than ethnicity, a security expert told the Manchester Arena Inquiry. Tony Holyland from the Security Industry Authority (SIA) said Salman Abedi’s actions on the night he bombed the venue Read More …

Afghanistan: Questions Raised on Recent Unclaimed Attacks

Recent attacks in Kabul and Khost provinces that have gone unclaimed have raised questions among Afghans who say it will undermine the ongoing peace efforts in the country. The Interior Affairs Ministry has blamed Taliban for the attacks, but the Read More …

Somalia: AMISOM conducts security sector training for troops in Kismayo

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has concluded a two-day training on International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights and Gender for AMISOM, Somalia National Army (SNA) and Jubbaland forces. The training in Kismayo, the administrative capital of Jubbaland State, was Read More …