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05 October 2018 11:51 Interpol president reported missing after trip to China

The president of Interpol has been reported missing after travelling to China, a French judicial official said. Meng Hongwei’s wife reported him missing on Friday, the official said. The Interpol chief left France, where the international police organisation is based, and arrived in China at the end of September, the official added. The 64-year-old was elected 2

10 September 2018 05:35 Seven injured in Paris knife attack

Seven people have been injured in a knife attack in central Paris but police said that terrorism was not suspected. Two British tourists were among those injured, broadcaster BFMTV and Le Parisien newspaper reported. Authorities were trying to determine if the attacker, who was arrested, is among the seven injured. The attack took place near a cinema 1

09 September 2018 15:45 Robert Maxwell’s sons speak out about their fraudster father

The sons of publishing tycoon and fraudster Robert Maxwell have revealed their father was due to meet senior figures at the Bank of England on the day he disappeared from a yacht in the Canaries. Ian and Kevin Maxwell said they were “hacked off” when their father failed to help them prepare for the vital meeting in 1991, only to be told by the captain 2

05 September 2018 10:15 Two Russians accused of Skripal poisoning named by British prosecutors

Two Russian nationals have been identified as suspects over the Salisbury nerve agent attack. Police and prosecutors said there is sufficient evidence to charge Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov with conspiring to murder Sergei Skripal and attempting to murder the ex-Russian spy, his daughter Yulia and Wiltshire Police detective sergeant Nick Bailey 1

30 August 2018 12:40 Boy, 16, arrested under Terror Act after ‘unknown substance’ discovered in London raid

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences after UK officers discovered an “unknown substance” during a routine raid, Scotland Yard said. The teenager was detained on suspicion of “commission, preparation or instigation” of offences under the Terrorism Act after police searched a property in west London on Wednesday morning 2

20 August 2018 11:55 Man remanded over suspected terror attack outside London's Houses of Parliament

A terror suspect accused of attempting to murder members of the public and police officers in an attack outside London's Houses of Parliament has appeared in court. Salih Khater, 29, allegedly drove his silver Ford Fiesta into cyclists and pedestrians before swerving towards police officers and crashing into a security barrier. The Sudanese-born suspect 5

11 August 2018 17:33 Authorities probe how 'suicidal' employee could steal plane

The plane was chased by military jets before crashing into a small island in the Puget Sound, according to local officials. INVESTIGATORS WORKED TO find out how a “suicidal” airline employee stole an empty Horizon Air turboprop plane, took off from Sea-Tac International Airport and crashed into a small island in the Puget Sound after being chased by military 20

26 July 2018 20:25 Flight from Paris to Beijing turns back after terror false alarm

A man has been taken into custody in connection with the incident. AN AIR CHINA flight from Paris to Beijing turned back 30 minutes after take-off due to a terrorism threat that subsequently turned out to be a false alarm, according to French authorities. Air China had said earlier that flight CA876 returned to Paris after the airline “received suspected 15

20 July 2018 06:27 Top US spy shocked when he learns Trump invited Putin to the White House

The Washington meeting could happen as early as this autumn. UNBOWD BY SWIRLING criticism of his summit encounter with Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump swiftly invited the Russian leader to the White House this autumn. News of the invite appeared to catch even the president’s top intelligence official by surprise. National Intelligence Director 5

04 July 2018 23:00 Garda internet unit would help companies, says EU counter-terrorism boss

A dedicated Garda internet unit would allow it to refer greater volumes of takedown requests to companies concerning online terrorist material, according to the EU’s counter-terrorism chief. Gilles de Kerchove said such units need to be staffed with specially trained experts in order to be able to convince internet companies to remove content they believe 27