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France confirms mastermind of Paris attacks killed

The suspected mastermind of last week's Paris attacks was killed in the police raid of an apartment north of the capital, French officials said on Thursday. Abdelhamid Abaaoud, a 28-year-old Belgian militant who had boasted of

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2 dead in raid on group planning new Paris attack

A woman suicide bomber blew herself up in a police raid on Wednesday that sources said had foiled a jihadi plan to hit Paris's business district, days after a wave of attacks killed 129 across the French capital. Police storme

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Two die in raid targeting Paris attack mastermind

A woman suicide bomber blew herself up and another militant died on Wednesday when police raided an apartment in the Paris suburb of St Denis seeking suspects in last week's attacks in the French capital. Officials said police

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France police raid homes in hunt for terror suspects

Police raided homes of suspected Islamist militants across France overnight following Friday's Paris attacks, and a source close to the investigation said a Belgian national in Syria was the possible mastermind. Prosecutors sa

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German soccer HQ raided over 2006 World Cup payment

Police and tax investigators raided the headquarters of Germany's football association (DFB) on Tuesday and searched the homes of officials to investigate suspected tax evasion linked to the awarding of the 2006 World Cup, prosecutors said.

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Saudi Arabia says two held in bomb factory raid

Saudi Arabian security forces arrested a Syrian man accused of plotting attacks and his Filipino accomplice in a raid on an illegal explosives factory in Riyadh, the interior ministry said on Saturday, according to state news agency SPA.

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Saudi officials seize explosives in causeway raid

Customs authorities seized almost 31kg of explosives and detonators from a car trying to enter Saudi Arabia from Bahrain at King Fahad Causeway yesterday, said a report. Eleven tin-coated bags containing highly explosive RDX paste

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Dozens held across Europe in anti-terror raids

Belgian, French and German police interrogated dozens of Islamist suspects on Friday during anti-terror sweeps across Europe after last week's killings in Paris and raids in Belgium in which two gunmen were killed. Much of Europe re

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Algeria's In Amenas gas plant returning to normal after attack

Normal operations are resuming at a major gas plant in Algeria, 18 months after a raid by Islamist militants killed 40 employees, with full output expected in a few months, one of the plant's operators said.  

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Gunmen storm Libyan parliament

Gunmen stormed the Libyan parliament on Sunday and raided lawmakers' offices, a deputy said. Lawmaker Omar Bushah told Reuters gunmen had entered the General National Congress (GNC) and set the building on fire.

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