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Volkswagen ordered to rehire employee suspected of trying to join ISIS

A German court has ruled that Volkswagen should reinstate an employee that was fired on suspicion of terrorism-related activities. The company failed to prove that he poses a genuine threat. “The mere suspicion that [a person] belongs to a radical ‘Jihad movement’ as well as a preventive confiscation of an international passport resulting from it do not provide a sufficient ...

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Foreigners suspected of aiding terrorists set to be barred from entering Russia

Any foreigner suspected of aiding terrorist or extremist groups will be banned from entering Russia, according to a new bill prepared by lawmakers representing parliamentary majority party United Russia. Read more The draft amends the existing Russian law on entering and exiting the country that lists five reasons that could lead to an entry ban for a foreigner. These are: ...

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Britain and US row over suspected ISIS terrorists ‘The Beatles’

Britain is locked into a diplomatic row with the US over the fate of two Londoners, suspected members of Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS). Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson does not want them returned to the UK to face trial. James Mattis, the US defense secretary, has ruled out sending Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh — dubbed ‘The Beatles’ — ...

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Failed right-wing politician suspected in shooting of migrants in Italy

The alleged gunman behind the shooting of several foreigners in the central Italian city of Macerata has been identified as 28-year-old Luca Traini, a one-time failed candidate for the right-wing Northern League party. At least six people were wounded in the attack Saturday – all of them foreigners and four of them Africans – in what is thought to be ...

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‘Night Watcher’: Manhunt launched for violent suspected soldier who raids homes of the rich

A thief, dubbed the ‘Night Watcher’ by police, is terrorizing the homes of millionaires in the stockbroker belt. The burglar – believed to have served in the army – has stolen over £7 million ($ 9.8 million) worth of valuables. The “highly trained professional” stalks his victims and keeps tabs on their homes for weeks before striking, using what police ...

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Suspected hand grenade attack on police station in Malmo, Sweden

A loud bang has been heard at the police station in the Swedish city of Malmo. The explosion was caused by a hand grenade, according to news reports. “The place is locked off and the bombing group is on its way,” police spokeswoman Anna Goransson was quoted as saying by Aftonbladet. The alleged attack happened shortly after 9pm local time in ...

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Suspected Kosovo organ-trafficker arrested in Cyprus

Published time: 6 Jan, 2018 05:50 A man suspected of trafficking in human organs has been arrested in Cyprus. Israeli national Moshe Harel faces extradition to Kosovo, where he is accused of luring kidney donors from Turkey and the ex-Soviet Union a decade ago. Harel is accused of promising up to $ 14,500 in payment to donors, with the extracted ...

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Several arrested in Berlin, Cologne over suspected sexual assault during NYE celebrations

Police have arrested several people in Berlin and Cologne over suspected sexual assault against women during New Year’s Eve celebrations, police and media say. Most of the suspects were young men from Syria and Afghanistan. At least seven people were arrested for sexual assault in the German capital, police said, as cited by Die Welt newspaper. The incidents took place ...

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'ISIS-linked' man suspected of plotting car-ramming attack detained in Germany

Published time: 21 Dec, 2017 15:04 German police have detained a man who they believe was plotting a car-ramming attack near an ice-skating rink in the city of Karlsruhe. He reportedly has connections to Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS). Investigators say that preliminary information suggests the man, identified as 29-year-old German citizen ‘Dasbar W.,’ planned to ram a vehicle into ...

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Suspected Norwegian spy arrested in Moscow, reportedly caught with Russian Navy classified docs

Published time: 19 Dec, 2017 10:35 Edited time: 19 Dec, 2017 10:52 A Moscow court has remanded a Norwegian citizen in custody on suspicion of espionage. Russia’s special services caught the suspect as he was reportedly receiving classified documents on the Russian Navy. On Tuesday, a Russian district court ruled that Frode Berg should continue to be remanded in custody ...

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