Security services

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for a press statement after the opening of a memorial site in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017 to honor the victims of the Christmas market terrorist attack on the Breitscheid square at the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church one year ago. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
December 19, 2017 - 7:25 am
BERLIN (AP) — As survivors and dignitaries marked the anniversary of last year's truck rampage on a Berlin Christmas market, German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged Tuesday to help those injured or who had lost loved ones and improve the way authorities respond to such attacks. Merkel was fiercely...
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December 01, 2017 - 6:04 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Authorities in the former Soviet republic of Georgia have identified one of the gunmen killed in a recent counterterrorism operation as a suspect behind a suicide bombing in Turkey last year. The Georgian State Security Service said in a statement on Friday that it has identified the...
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FILE - In this file photo taken on Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, The U.S. Embassy with its national flag, seen behind a monument to the Workers of 1905 Revolution in Moscow, Russia. The U.S. State Department says it has duly screened a Russian private security firm contracted to help guard the Moscow Embassy. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
November 15, 2017 - 9:57 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The U.S. State Department said Wednesday it has duly screened a Russian private security firm contracted to help guard the U.S. Embassy in Moscow amid reports that it was founded by a former KGB spy. The State Department said Wednesday it had "vetted the company and the name of each...
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FILE - In this June 17, 2017, file photo, a man takes a photo of a cruise ship in Havana harbor, Cuba. President Donald Trump announced a new policy in June that partially rolled back the recent diplomatic opening with Cuba. New regulations implementing that policy are being unveiled Wednesday. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File)
November 08, 2017 - 9:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans seeking to visit Cuba must navigate a complicated maze of travel, commerce and financial restrictions unveiled Wednesday by the Trump administration, part of a new policy to further isolate the island's communist government. Now off-limits to U.S. citizens are dozens of...
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October 28, 2017 - 7:48 pm
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt launched a major shakeup of its security services on Saturday in an apparent reaction to an ambush by militants outside Cairo last week that killed at least 16 police troopers. President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi replaced his armed forces chief of staff, while the Interior Ministry,...
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A woman places a candle by floral tributes for the victims of an attack at Turku Market Square on Friday, in Turku, Finland, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. A suspect detained for allegedly stabbing two people to death in a wild knife attack in the western Finnish city of Turku is being investigated for murder with possible terrorist intent, police said Saturday. (Vesa Moilanen/Lehtikuva via AP)
August 19, 2017 - 9:59 am
HELSINKI (AP) — The knife attack in western Finland that left two people dead and seven others wounded is "a likely terror act," Finland's intelligence agency said Saturday, while police said Europol was investigating if it had any ties to deadly vehicle attacks in Spain. The suspect — an 18-year-...
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August 06, 2017 - 1:11 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — A rights group says Israel has imposed new travel restrictions on Palestinians, preventing them from leaving blockaded Gaza with laptops. The ban also applies in the opposite direction — an Associated Press reporter was barred Sunday from taking his laptop into Gaza. Cogat, an...
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July 20, 2017 - 1:22 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Available evidence in the murders of two U.N. experts in Congo leaves open the possibility that members of the government's security services, a militia operating in the area, or other armed groups were responsible, their colleagues on an expert panel said in a new report. The...
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People queue for their turn to pay at a slowly working cash desk in a building supermarket in Kiev, Ukraine, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. The cyberattack ransomware that has paralyzed computers across the world hit Ukraine hardest Tuesday, with victims including top-level government offices, energy companies, banks, cash machines, gas stations, and supermarkets. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
July 01, 2017 - 6:15 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine accused the Russian security services Saturday of planning and launching a cyberattack that locked up computers around the world earlier this week. The Ukrainian security agency, known as the SBU, alleged in a statement that similarities between the malicious software and...
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People queue for their turn to pay at a slowly working cash desk in a building supermarket in Kiev, Ukraine, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. The cyberattack ransomware that has paralyzed computers across the world hit Ukraine hardest Tuesday, with victims including top-level government offices, energy companies, banks, cash machines, gas stations, and supermarkets. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
July 01, 2017 - 1:26 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine accused the Russian security services Saturday of planning and launching a massive cyberattack that locked up computers across the world. The Ukrainian security agency, known as the SBU, alleged in a statement that similarities between the malicious software and previous...
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