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Police foil New Year’s Eve ‘terror plot’ in Australia

An Islamic State sympathizer planned to buy a gun and kill as many revelers as possible on New Year’s Eve in Melbourne’s popular Federation Square, authorities disclosed on Tuesday after foiling the plot. The 20-year-old, born in Australia to Somali ...

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Maute terror base overrun; priest rescued

Fr. Teresito Suganob makes an appeal to President Rodrigo Duterte to stop military operations in Marawi. (Photo from a video circulating on Facebook) MARAWI CITY — The vicar general of Marawi City, Fr. Teresito “Chito” Soganub, and another hostage were ...

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PH, Asian markets fall amid Barcelona terror attack

[embedded content] Philippine shares fell alongside its Asian peers, as the terror attack in Spain and US policy uncertainties drag investor sentiment. But as Warren de Guzman reports, the main index still managed to snap a two-week slide. – Business ...

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Australia ‘disrupts terror plot’ to bring down airplane

SYDNEY, Australia — Australian authorities said Sunday they had stopped an allegedly Islamist-inspired “terrorist plot” to bring down an airplane with an improvised explosive, after four people were arrested in raids in Sydney. “I can report last night that there ...

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Bato: ID system vs terror

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO—Director General Ronald “ Bato” dela Rosa, chief of the Philippine National Police, said he supported an identification (ID) system that would help stop local and foreign terrorists from creeping into communities and turning these into strongholds. ...

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NCRPO, hotel security chief: Resorts World attack not a terror act

Armeen Gomez (Resorts World Chief Surveillance, Security and Safety and Health) describes the sequence of events regarding the Resorts World Manila attack yestersay at a press conference in Pasay City. Video shows suspect burning sheets by hotel rooms. Inquirer/Rillon The ...

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Police say man in Parliament attack wasn’t on terror radar

People observe a minutes silence at a vigil for the victims of Wednesday’s attack, at Trafalgar Square in London, Thursday, March 23, 2017. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an attack by a man who plowed an SUV ...

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Duterte says martial law could end drug, terror problems

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha (R) and Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte speak at the Government House in Bangkok on March 21, 2017. AFP President Rodrigo Duterte warned Thursday he may impose martial law and suspend elections for tens of thousands ...

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Trump draft order seeks review on terror interrogations

In this photo, taken June 27, 2006, reviewed by a US Department of Defense official, US military guards walk within Camp Delta military-run prison, at the Guantanamo Bay US Naval Base, Cuba. A draft executive order shows President Donald Trump ...

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Makati Business Club condemns bombing as act of terror, cowardice

The Makati Business Club has condemned Friday night’s bombing at the Roxas night market in Davao City, describing it as both a “horrific act of terror” and an “act of cowardice.” In a statement issued on Saturday, the MBC said that the attack ...

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