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SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina | Bosnia police arrest suspect with extremist links

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina— Police in Bosnia say they have detained one person suspected of affiliation with Islamic extremists and terrorism. Police said Friday they arrested the suspect on Thursday evening at the airport in Sarajevo, Bosnia’s capital. A statement says the suspect is accused of “organizing a terrorist group” and “preparing a criminal act” linked to … Continue reading SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina | Bosnia police arrest suspect with extremist links

MOSCOW | Head of Russian intelligence agency GRU dies at 62

MOSCOW— The head of the Russian military intelligence agency GRU, which has been accused of meddling in U.S. elections, has died in Moscow. He was 62. The Defense Ministry said Thursday in a statement that Igor Korobov, who led the GRU since 2016, died Wednesday of “a lengthy and grave illness,” a usual Russian euphemism … Continue reading MOSCOW | Head of Russian intelligence agency GRU dies at 62

WASHINGTON | DNA, fingerprint match: How FBI uncovered bomb suspect’s ID

WASHINGTON — In the hours before his arrest, as federal authorities zeroed in and secretly accumulated evidence, Cesar Sayoc was in his element: DJ’ing in a nightclub where he’d found work in the last two months. As he entertained patrons at the Ultra Gentlemen’s Club, he could not have known that lab technicians and agents … Continue reading WASHINGTON | DNA, fingerprint match: How FBI uncovered bomb suspect’s ID

ALIAGA, Turkey | The Latest: American pastor leaves Turkey after court ruling

ALIAGA, Turkey — The Latest on trial of American pastor Andrew Brunson, who is accused of espionage and terror related charges(all times local): 11:10 p.m. Turkish media say American pastor Andrew Brunson has left Turkey, following a court ruling that convicted him on terror charges but also set him free. The evangelical pastor from North … Continue reading ALIAGA, Turkey | The Latest: American pastor leaves Turkey after court ruling

ALIAGA, Turkey | The Latest: Trump hopes US pastor will be back in US soon

ALIAGA, Turkey — The Latest on trial of American pastor Andrew Brunson, who is accused of espionage and terror related charges(all times local): 5:20 p.m. U.S. President Donald Trump says he hopes to have U.S. evangelical pastor Andrew Brunson back in the United States soon. Brunson is a 50-year-old American pastor who was convicted Friday … Continue reading ALIAGA, Turkey | The Latest: Trump hopes US pastor will be back in US soon

NEW YORK | More than 20 million people watched Kavanaugh hearing

NEW YORK— More than 20 million people watched the gripping testimony of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who accused him of sexual assault in the 1980s, Christine Blasey Ford, on six television networks. The drama over Kavanaugh’s nomination continued Friday with yet another twist, when Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake successfully called for … Continue reading NEW YORK | More than 20 million people watched Kavanaugh hearing

AHVAZ, Iran | Iran holds funerals for victims of terror attack in Ahvaz

AHVAZ, Iran  — Funerals are underway in Iran for the victims of the weekend terror attack on a military parade in southwestern city of Ahvaz. Thousands gathered on Monday at the Sarallah Mosque at the city’s Taleghani junction, carrying caskets in the sweltering heat. Of the 25 people killed at Saturday’s parade, 12 were from … Continue reading AHVAZ, Iran | Iran holds funerals for victims of terror attack in Ahvaz