Spanish police arrests jihadist’s arms supplier

Spanish National Police have arrested a man they accuse of supplying weapons to Amedy Coulibaly, the jihadist who perpetrated the deadly attack on a kosher supermarket in Paris in January 2015. The man identified  as 27-year-old Antoine Denive was arrested in Malaga, Spain, in a joint operation by French and Spanish authorities, officials said on… Read More Spanish police arrests jihadist’s arms supplier

Paris terror attack mastermind arrested in Belgium

Paris terror attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam was captured alive on Friday, a Belgian counterterrorism source said. Belgium’s state broadcaster reported that the Belgian-born French citizen was injured in a shootout that ended with his capture. The Belgian counterterrorism source said two people were wounded. “We have him,” tweeted Theo Francken, Belgium’s state secretary for asylum… Read More Paris terror attack mastermind arrested in Belgium

French police arrest four over alleged attack plot

Four people have been arrested in the Paris area as part of a wider investigation into a possible plot to attack France, officials say. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said police had information to suggest one of those arrested could undertake violent actions in France. But he partially dismissed French media reports that an attack was… Read More French police arrest four over alleged attack plot

Man, with firearms and ammunition, arrested at Disneyland hotel in Paris

A man who had luggage containing two firearms and ammunition was arrested on Thursday at the entrance to a hotel near Disneyland Paris, and investigators are looking for a woman who was with him, police said. The 28-year-old Paris man was arrested as he tried to go through security at Disney’s Hotel New York, just… Read More Man, with firearms and ammunition, arrested at Disneyland hotel in Paris

Train stations evacuated over terror attacks threat in Munich, Germany

Two train stations in Munich, Germany, were evacuated and train service stopped on New Year’s Eve, a spokesman for the Munich police said, citing concerns of a possible terror plot. The planned suicide attacks were reported to be connected to ISIS, officials said. Police had received “concrete information that strongly indicates that there are possible… Read More Train stations evacuated over terror attacks threat in Munich, Germany

Airport worker arrested for stealing diplomat’s money at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris

A worker at a Paris airport has been arrested after picking up €20,000 (£15,000; $22,000) dropped by a Moroccan diplomat, police say. The diplomat was leaving a VIP lounge at Charles De Gaulle airport to board a flight when he realised that the money was gone. After a search, video footage was found showing a… Read More Airport worker arrested for stealing diplomat’s money at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris

France holds memorial service in honour of Paris attack victims

France is holding a national memorial service for the 130 people who died in the Paris attacks two weeks ago. All over France, blue-white-red national flags flew from buildings on Friday as President Francois Hollande asked the people to hoist the tricolor in patriotic solidarity with the 130 people terrorists killed in Paris. Around 1,000… Read More France holds memorial service in honour of Paris attack victims