29 Nov 2016

76 dead, five survive crash of Brazilian soccer team’s plane

“Colombian authorities say 76 people including members of a Brazilian soccer team were killed in a plane crash Monday night in northwestern Colombia. Six people initially survived the crash, but one of them died a short time later, authorities said.” Source: 76 dead, five survive crash of Brazilian soccer team’s plane

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25 Nov 2016

Officials: Train collision kills at least 31 in Iran

“An Iranian official has told state TV that the death toll from a train collision in the country’s north has increased to 31.” Source: Officials: Train collision kills at least 31 in Iran | Fox News

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23 Nov 2016

State Department Issues Travel Alert for Europe Ahead of Holiday Season

“The State Department on Monday warned Americans traveling to Europe of an increased risk of terrorist attacks, particularly over the holiday season. ‘Credible information indicates the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL the U.S. gov’t acronym for ISIS or Da’esh), al-Qaeda, and their affiliates continue to plan terrorist

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21 Nov 2016

Search for bodies at Indian train crash site ends; 146 dead

“The death toll from India’s worst train accident in years rose to 146 on Monday after rescuers used cranes to lift the last of the twisted metal wreckage to check for bodies underneath.” Source: Search for bodies at Indian train crash site ends; 146 dead

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07 Nov 2016

Two Men Detained After Shots Are Fired at Istanbul Airport

“Turkish authorities briefly barred cars from entering and leaving Istanbul’s main Ataturk Airport on Sunday after police fired shots when a motorcycle refused an order to stop, CNN Turk said.” Source: Two Men Detained After Shots Are Fired at Istanbul Airport

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03 Nov 2016

Dubai testing drone detectors after several airport incursions

“Dubai is testing out ways to detect and track drones after a series of high-profile incursions upset flights at one of the world’s busiest airports, the airport operator’s top official said on Thursday. The increasing use of drones for commercial and leisure purposes globally has led to a rise in

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26 Oct 2016

Airports seen adopting discreet screening measures to allay security fears

“Authorities will adopt more ‘invisible’ screening measures to step up security in and around airports as they increasingly become targets for extremist activities, aviation industry experts said this week.” Source: Airports seen adopting discreet screening measures to allay security fears | Reuters

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22 Oct 2016

Cameroon: At Least 53 Killed in Cameroon Train Derailment

“At least 53 people were killed and nearly 300 injured when an overloaded passenger train travelling between Cameroon’s two largest cities derailed and overturned.” Source: Cameroon: At Least 53 Killed in Cameroon Train Derailment – allAfrica.com

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11 Oct 2016

Prayut appeals for calm after police warn of car bomb plot targeting Bangkok

“Thailand’s prime minister appealed for calm on Tuesday (Oct 11) after police warned of a plot to target Bangkok with car bombs, sparking a security alert across the capital, including at airports. An unusually detailed police memo was handed to reporters on Monday (Oct 10) warning that an unidentified group

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11 Oct 2016

U.S. Embassy In Kyrgyzstan Issues Terrorist Attack Warning

“The U.S. Embassy in Bishkek has issued a warning about the possibility of terrorist attacks being carried out in Kyrgyzstan. The embassy said in a statement on October 8 that it had information suggesting there could be kidnapping and hostage-taking attempts against local officials or foreign diplomats in Kyrgyzstan in

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