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Terrorism Risks Have Made Tight Security Routine at Many Global Hotels, Resorts

Across the globe, risks of terrorism and other violence have made tight security at hotels and resorts routine, even in countries where strict gun control laws may help prevent the kind of shooting attack that occurred Sunday night in Las …

Europe’s Cities Resist Use of Security Infrastructure Despite Vehicle Terror Attacks

Europe has experienced around a dozen cases of drivers using a car or truck to plow into pedestrians like last week’s attack in Barcelona, but cities have not rushed to mitigate the risks by changing their layout. Concerns about cost, …

5 Suspected Terrorists Shot Dead by Police After Barcelona’s Deadly Attack

Five suspected terrorists were killed by police and six civilians were injured in a confrontation in a town south of Barcelona, hours after 13 people died when a van rampaged down the city’s iconic Las Ramblas avenue. One Catalan police …

Update: Vehicle Plows into Barcelona Pedestrians with 13 Dead, 50 Injured

A van plowed into pedestrians on Barcelona’s most iconic avenue at the height of the tourist season in a terrorist attack that left 13 people dead and echoed similar incidents in other European cities. Catalonia’s regional government said 50 people …

U.K. Security Services Warn of Imminent Terrorist Attack; U.S. Leaks Criticized

Soldiers are to patrol British landmarks and sporting events in their biggest homeland deployment in decades, as security services warned that another attack by terrorists who killed 22 people at a pop concert on Monday was imminent. Prime Minister Theresa …

Islamic State Claims Responsibility for UK Terror Attack – Worst Since 2005

Prime Minister Theresa May vowed to combat the “ideology” behind Britain’s worst terrorist attack in 12 years after a suicide bombing killed 22 people at a pop concert. Islamic State claimed responsibility. Campaigning for next month’s general election was suspended …

Update: Death Toll Rises, Dozens Injured in Russia Subway Terror Attack

A subway bombing in St. Petersburg killed 11 people and injured dozens more during a hometown visit by President Vladimir Putin, officials said, renewing fears of terrorism in Russia’s biggest cities less than a year before presidential elections. A homemade …

Parliament Reopens After London’s Worst Terror Attack in More Than 10 Years

Parliament got back to work on Thursday after London’s worst terror attack in more than a decade left four people dead, including the assailant and the police officer he stabbed. Lawmakers, and those investigating the crime scene outside, held a …

Canada’s Energy Firms at Risk from Cyber, Bomb Attacks: Security Service

Canada’s main spy agency last year warned energy companies about an increasing risk of cyber espionage and attacks on pipelines, oil storage and shipment facilities and power transmission towers using homemade explosives, according to a classified document seen by Reuters. …

Social Polarization, Inequality Raise Potential for Risk, Disruption: WEF

Rising inequality and social polarization are set to shape world developments for the next decade after contributing to Britain’s decision to leave the European Union and the ballot-box success of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, the World Economic Forum (WEF) said. …