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Islamic State 'studied' 26/11 Mumbai attacks to carry out Paris terror strikes: UN

Islamic State terrorists had "studied" the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack and similar "active shooter scenarios" to maximise confusion and casualties before hitting multiple locations in Paris in November, UN member-states have said.

Aug 19, 2016, 13:21 PM IST

Belgium charges new suspects over Brussels attacks

Belgium has charged two new suspects over last month`s Brussels airport and metro bombings and made three fresh arrests in the probe into the November Paris attacks, prosecutors said Tuesday.

Apr 13, 2016, 03:00 AM IST

Brussels bombings: 'Man In The Hat' is Mohamed Abrini

After nearly three weeks of frantic searching, Belgian authorities announced Saturday they had finally arrested and identified the elusive “man in the hat” spotted alongside two suicide bombers who blew themselves up at Brussels Airport on March 22.

Apr 10, 2016, 07:58 AM IST

Belgium arrests Paris attacks suspect Abrini, four others

Belgian police detained two key suspects on Friday in the Islamic State attacks on Paris and Brussels as operations go on to track down militants who have fought with or take direction from leaders in Syria.

Apr 09, 2016, 04:45 AM IST

Paris attack suspect arrested, may be ''man in the hat'' - Belgian media

Mohamed Abrini, who was wanted for November`s Islamic State attacks in Paris, has been arrested in Brussels, Belgian public broadcasters said on Friday, adding that Abrini was probably involved in last month`s Brussels bombings.

Apr 09, 2016, 00:41 AM IST

Paris attacks suspect Mohamed Abrini arrested, claims Belgian broadcaster VRT

The Belgian federal prosecutor's office said they would provide more details later about the arrests in connection with the Brussels attacks.

Apr 08, 2016, 20:19 PM IST

The race against time that Belgium lost

Alastair Macdonald/Reuters

Mar 29, 2016, 09:19 AM IST

Captured Paris attacks suspect moved from Belgian hospital to jail

Belgian police moved Europe`s most wanted man from hospital to a high-security jail on Saturday, where he will face questions about the Paris attacks and likely charges, a day after his arrest in a Brussels shootout.

Mar 19, 2016, 18:33 PM IST

UK foils airline terror plot against four cities

The two commercial airline pilots, one of whom was flying for an airline on an intelligence service watchlist, were intercepted talking about the plot and the information passed on to Britain.

Jan 24, 2016, 18:34 PM IST

Francois Hollande to prolong state of emergency by three months

 French President Francois Hollande was seeking the parliament's approval to prolong by another three months the state of emergency declared in the wake of the deadly November 13 Paris attacks, the Elysee has said.

Jan 23, 2016, 11:11 AM IST

Belgium police `identify` three safehouses used by Paris attacks suspects

Belgian police have found two apartments and a house used by suspects before they carried out the terror attacks in Paris.

Jan 13, 2016, 13:47 PM IST

Belgium lowers level of terror alert

The alerts were issued following the terror attacks in Paris on November 13 that killed 130 people.

Jan 04, 2016, 19:18 PM IST

Year ender: Rise of Islamic terror in 2015

The year 2015 witnessed a massive rise in the terrorist activities around the globe.

Dec 16, 2015, 17:12 PM IST

Suspect arrested over Paris terror attacks as raids continue across France

Eight men have been arrested in Belgium, where the attacks are thought to have been organised, and one man has been detained in Turkey on suspicion of scouting the concert hall, bars and restaurants where the attacks took place.

Dec 15, 2015, 17:45 PM IST

Did ringleader lead Paris attackers by phone near Bataclan theatre?

The alleged ringleader of the last month's terror attacks in Paris is believed to have directed the three terrorists inside the Bataclan theatre by phone from a few blocks away.

Dec 15, 2015, 12:21 PM IST

Germany to send first Tornados to back anti-Islamic State mission

The personnel of 51st squadron Immelmann will leave the Jagel base in northern Germany on an A400M, followed by two of six Tornados Germany has pledged.

Dec 08, 2015, 21:35 PM IST

Iran made 53 arrests linked to Islamic State since 2014: Police

The general did not specify if the pages were online profiles or entire websites and how many detentions had been detected recently.

Dec 07, 2015, 20:13 PM IST

After Paris attacks, Greek migrant tests remain cursory

Athens has faced heavy scrutiny over its screening of more than 750,000 people who have landed on its shores this year.

Dec 07, 2015, 12:09 PM IST

Paris attacker visited London, Birmingham

It is unclear how he got into the UK but the British-based suspects he visited are under investigation by MI5.

Dec 05, 2015, 18:11 PM IST

Belgium seeks two new 'dangerous' Paris attack suspects

The fake identity card of one of the suspects was also used to wire money from Brussels to Paris and the cousin of attacks ringleader Abdelhamid Abaaoud four days after the massacre in the French capital, the Belgian prosecutor's office said.

Dec 05, 2015, 08:07 AM IST