Showing posts with label terrorism. Show all posts
Showing posts with label terrorism. Show all posts

Friday, November 03, 2017

Sweden eyes geo-fencing technology to prevent terror attacks

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Sweden is considering introducing digital geo-fences in urban areas to protect cities against potential terror attacks, Swedish TT News Agency reported on Thursday.

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

More Germans worry about climate change than terror attacks: survey

A survey into Germans' greatest fear in the lead up to the national election showed that 71 percent of respondents were most concerned about climate change, while fewer respondents, or 63 percent, feared terror attacks the most, local media reported on Tuesday.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Monday, April 03, 2017

St. Petersburg governor confirms 10 dead, at least 20 injured in metro explosion

St. Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko confirmed that 10 people were dead in a metro station blast.
"Ten people died and about 20 others were injured," Poltavchenko said.

Saturday, March 04, 2017

Palmyra’s World Heritage Site May Not Be as Damaged as Feared

After months of occupation by Daesh terrorists, historians worried that Palmyra’s ancient wonders had been completely destroyed, but the havoc is not as bad as was originally feared, according to Syria’s antiquities chief.

Monday, January 30, 2017

Canada's Prime Minister Calls Quebec Mosque Attack 'Cowardly

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that the deadly shooting conducted in the Islamic Cultural Center in the country's Quebec City was of a cowardly nature.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Terrorism, refugee crisis and populism affect Europe's tourism: expert

The Syrian conflict, terrorism, refugees and the rise of populism are seriously affecting the tourism map in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, an expert with the European Tourism Futures Institute (ETFI) said in Utrecht Tuesday.

Friday, January 06, 2017

Sunday, January 01, 2017

Istanbul nightclub attack kills 39 in New Year carnage

Thirty-nine people, including many foreigners, were killed when a gunman reportedly dressed as Santa Claus stormed an Istanbul nightclub as revellers were celebrating the New Year, the latest carnage to rock Turkey after a bloody 2016.

Friday, December 23, 2016

France to deploy over 91,000 police and soldiers during X-mas & New Year celebrations

France will deploy tens of thousands of soldiers and police officers during Christmas and New Year’s celebrations, its interior minister said, adding that the terrorist threat “is high” in the wake of recent attacks.

Friday, July 15, 2016

Attack in Nice : At least 80 dead as lorry rams into crowd

At least 80 people were killed and another 100 injured in the southern French city of Nice after an attacker drove a lorry into a crowd celebrating the Bastille Day national holiday, authorities said.

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

State Department warns of travel to European sports events

The U.S. State Department has issued a travel alert warning Americans going to Europe this summer that large sporting events could be terrorist targets.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

'Terrorism' more likely than technical failure in missing plane: Egypt minister

Egypt's aviation minister said on Thursday that a "terror" attack was a more probable explanation for the disappearance of an EgyptAir flight carrying 66 people from Paris than technical failure.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

UNESCO approved a Russian resolution on the restoration of Palmyra

The Executive Board of UNESCO approved the proposed by Russia resolution on the issue of conservation and restoration of Palmyra and other cultural sites in Syria. As reported TASS in the Secretariat of an international organization, the initiative was approved unanimously.

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Palmyra ruins generally 'in good shape' - Syria antiquities chief

Ancient artefacts in the city of Palmyra are in much better shape than expected, Syria's antiquities chief said Sunday after regime forces recaptured the desert oasis from the Islamic State group.

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Palmyra Castle partially damaged due to ISIS deliberate acts of demolition

The archaeological Palmyra Castle was found to have sustained massive damage deliberately inflicted by ISIS terrorists before they have fled deep into Tadmur (Palmyra) city.

Monday, January 11, 2016

Egypt's tourist numbers drop 38pct in November year-on-year following Russian plane crash

The number of tourists visiting Egypt fell 38 percent in November to 558,000, from 898,000 compared to the same month last year, the official statistics agency CAPMAS reported on Monday.

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Medvedev says recurrence of terrorist attacks in MidEast tourist destinations possible

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said the repetition of terrorist attacks in the Middle East tourist destinations is possible.

Saturday, November 28, 2015

New York assures tourists that city is safe to visit

New York is telling tourists that the biggest city in the US is safe as it prepares to welcome more than five million visitors over the holiday season following the attacks in Paris.

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