French Gendarme dies after trading place with hostage

French Gendarme, Arnaud Beltrame, has died after voluntarily taking the place of a hostage during a supermarket siege by an Islamic terrorist. Mr Beltrame died from gunshot wounds he sustained after being shot inside the Super U supermarket in Trebes in the southwest of France, Interior Minister Gerard Collomb confirmed. “Dead for his country. France…

Flinders Street accused Saeed Noori charged

Victorian Police have charged Saeed Noori with 18 counts of attempted murder and one count of conduct endangering life after allegedly driving into a crowd of Christmas shoppers on Thursday. The 32-year old Heidelberg West man is due to face the Melbourne Magistrate’s court this afternoon. Noori was arrested shortly after the incident, which was…

Truck Driver Kills Eight in New York Terror Attack

At least eight people have been killed and 11 others injured after a 29-year-old man drove down a busy bicycle path near the World Trade Center site in New York City’s lower Manhattan. Police and witnesses said the man deliberately drove a rented truck onto a busy bicycle path on Tuesday local time, crashing it…

London bombing confirmed as terrorist incident

The explosion on a London underground train that has left 29 injured has been confirmed as a terrorist attack, with ISIS claiming responsibility. The bomb, which was wrapped in a plastic grocery bag and hidden in a bucket, went off at 8:20am, and is believed to have only partially exploded. The threat level in the…

Two dead after stabbing rampage in Turku

Two people have died and six more have been injured during a stabbing rampage in Turku, Finland on Friday. The attack occurred around 4:40pm in a market square in the south-western city, with local police warning people to avoid the area. The attacker, an as yet unidentified man, was shot and arrested on the scene.…

Interpol Circulates List of 173 Potential Isis Suicide Bombers

A list of 173 Islamic State fighters believed to be trained in suicide attacks has been circulated by Interpol, with fears they could head to Europe according to the Guardian. With Isis’ territory in the Middle East collapsing there are concerns they may try stage revenge attacks in Europe. According to the list, the fighters…

Two Tourists Dead, More Injured in Egypt Stabbing

A stabbing at an Egyptian Red Sea beach resort has resulted in two German tourists being killed and four other foreigners injured. The attacker was detained by hotel security and members of the public until the police were able to arrive at the scene. The security manager at El Palacio hotel, Saud Abdelaziz commented on…

Suicide Bombers Strike Jakarta Bus Station in Islamic State Linked Attack

Two suicide bombers have set off explosives outside a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian capital Jakarta. The attack happened just after 9:00pm (local time) on Wedneday with the blasts occurring about five minutes apart. Indonesian police said pressure cookers containing shrapnel such as nails and metal were used in the attack. They also confirmed…

Ariana Grande offers to pay for victims’ funerals?

It may seem like old news now, but after the Manchester bombings at Ariana Grande’s concert, there have been speculations into many things. The death toll from the event is 23, with more than 120 injured. There is also doubt if the Dangerous Woman tour will continue, after TMZ reported she was “in hysterics” after…

Times Square Driver Faces Court

Richard Rojas, the 26 year old navy recruit who drove his car into a busy sidewalk in Times Square has faced court today on charges of murder, attempted murder and vehicular homicide, and is due back next week. His court appearance was quiet, and he did not enter a plea. Twenty-three people were injured including…