- DC airport perimeters breached 10 times in past decade Updated: May-26-16 12:23 am
WASHINGTON - Intruders got past fences and gates at airports serving the nation's capital 10 times in the past decade; none appeared to involve terrorism and all were caught.
- Russia accuses Turkey of supplying Islamic State extremists Updated: May-25-16 5:42 pm
UNITED NATIONS - Russia has accused Turkey of supplying the Islamic State extremist group with components for improvised explosive devices.
- Belgium questions 4 IS suspects who may have planned attacks Updated: May-25-16 3:54 pm
BRUSSELS - Belgian prosecutors said Wednesday they have questioned four suspected Islamic State group recruiters, who may have planned new attacks in the country.
- Texan gets prison for lying about terrorist group allegiance Updated: May-25-16 3:11 pm
DALLAS - Federal prosecutors say a Texas man has been sentenced to four years in prison after pleading guilty to lying to U.S. agents about his support for a terrorist group.
- Little-known extremist cleric chosen to lead Afghan Taliban Updated: May-25-16 2:28 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan - A little-known extremist cleric was chosen Wednesday to be the new leader of the Afghan Taliban, just days after a U.S. drone strike killed his predecessor.
- Cameroon teen escapes Boko Haram after raid Updated: May-25-16 1:44 pm
TOUROU, Cameroon - A 16-year-old girl was kidnapped with her 1-month-old baby by Boko Haram from her home in northern Cameroon 18 months ago, taken to Nigeria, married off to an extremist fighter and then trained to be a suicide bomber.
- French security chief: Strikes won't threaten sports events Updated: May-25-16 9:26 am
PARIS - Violent labor protests and strikes causing gasoline shortages won't jeopardize the upcoming European Championship or other sporting events, France's interior minister said Wednesday.
- Correction: Italy-NATO story Updated: May-25-16 6:38 am
ROME - In a story May 25 on the Italian premier's comments about NATO, The Associated Press reported erroneously that NATO experts will visit Libya. Instead, Libyan experts are to visit NATO.
- Taliban bomber hits court minibus in Kabul, killing 11 Updated: May-25-16 4:31 am
KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber targeted a minibus carrying court employees in Kabul during morning rush hour Wednesday, killing 11 people, Afghan and UN official said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.
- Teen pleads not guilty to threat against military personnel Updated: May-24-16 6:47 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A teenager accused earlier of trying to assist the Islamic State group has pleaded not guilty to accusations he tweeted out the names and addresses of military personnel with threats of violence.
- Alleged Islamic State sympathizer arrested on terror charge Updated: May-24-16 6:16 pm
NEW YORK - Investigators found an Islamic State flag and a passport wrapped in $2,400 in cash when they arrested a young Bronx man Tuesday on charges that he tried to support the terror organization, a prosecutor said.
- Shock, fear in Syrian government bastions after bombings Updated: May-24-16 3:47 pm
BEIRUT - Convoys of coffins streamed through the streets and mourners fired guns in the air Tuesday as two Syrian coastal towns - government strongholds that had gone relatively untouched throughout the civil war - reeled from coordinated bombings that killed more than 160 people.
- The Latest: Russia denies losing helicopters at Syrian base Updated: May-24-16 10:10 am
BEIRUT - The Latest on the violence in Syria a day after deadly attacks claimed by the Islamic State group targeted government strongholds (all times local):
- GOP nominee to succeed Boehner in Ohio: Time to see results Updated: May-23-16 9:01 pm
HAMILTON, Ohio - The Republican nominee to succeed former U.S. House Speaker John Boehner in his district said Monday he'll be a voice for the district in Washington and will push to get action on issues on which little has happened, such as the nation's budget.
- The Latest: UN says 50,000 civilians in Fallujah at risk Updated: May-23-16 3:03 pm
DAMASCUS, Syria - The Latest on a violent day in the Middle East, with deadly bombings in Syria and Yemen and the start of an Iraqi government offensive to retake the city of Fallujah from the Islamic State group (all times local):
- EU police: religious extremism still top security threat Updated: May-23-16 11:48 am
BRUSSELS - A top European Union police official says that despite extensive government action, violent religious-driven extremism remains the "top threat to the security" of the 28-nation bloc and its half billion citizens.
- NY Rep. Donovan proposes anti-terror funding legislation Updated: May-23-16 7:18 am
NEW YORK - New York Congressman Dan Donovan wants the U.S. to confiscate frozen assets from terror-related accounts and direct them to homeland security grant programs that benefit New York City.
- Obama: Taliban leader's death a 'milestone' for Afghan peace Updated: May-23-16 5:35 am
HANOI, Vietnam - President Barack Obama said Monday that the violent death of Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour by a U.S. airstrike should send a "clear signal" to anti-American extremists that "we're going to protect our people."
- Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of Fallujah Updated: May-22-16 8:04 pm
BAGHDAD - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic State-held held city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in a televised address on Sunday night.
- Islamic State's lasting grip is a new hurdle for Europe, US Updated: May-22-16 6:24 am
PARIS - The girl, speaking in the lilting accent of southern France, appeared in government ads describing how she was recruited by Islamic State extremists during her quest for religion, then encouraged to quit school and go to Syria, and finally to plot a suicide attack against a synagogue at home.
- Crowds mourn at funeral of 2 killed at Baghdad protest Updated: May-21-16 10:44 pm
BAGHDAD - Hundreds of mourners gathered in Baghdad's Sadr City as families held funerals Saturday for two people killed in protests a day earlier. The coffins for the two men were hoisted above the crowds before being driven to the holy city of Najaf for burial.
- Pentagon: US airstrike targets Taliban leader Mullah Mansour Updated: May-21-16 9:30 pm
WASHINGTON - The U.S. targeted Taliban leader Mullah Mansour in an airstrike Saturday near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border, the Defense Department said, and a U.S. official said Mansour was believed to have been killed.
- Brother of Brussels bomber wins European taekwondo gold Updated: May-21-16 2:53 pm
MONTREUX, Switzerland - Mourad Laachraoui, the brother of one of the Brussels airport suicide bombers, keeps enhancing his Olympic taekwondo prospects after winning his third gold medal this year.
- Russia arrests 4 people suspected of ties to Islamic State Updated: May-21-16 12:04 pm
MOSCOW - Russia's anti-terrorism agency says its officers have arrested four people it says are connected with the Islamic State group and are suspected of planning attacks.
- G7 takes aim at terrorist financing; rifts on policy remain Updated: May-21-16 7:38 am
AKIU, Japan - The Group of Seven major economies showed a united front on fighting terrorist financing and tax evasion in talks that ended Saturday, but shied away from coordinated action on policies to revive stalling growth.