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Police say gunmen who killed 4 in Austria terror attack ‘motivated by hate’

Police say gunmen who killed 4 in Austria terror attack ‘motivated by hate’

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Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Austrian authorities confirmed on Tuesday that four people have died and almost two dozen were injured in a terrorist attack in Vienna they say was "motivated by hate." At least one shooter armed with an automatic rifle opened fire in multiple locations on Monday night, including the street near a synagogue, officials said. Advertisement One attacker was shot dead by police outside St. Rupert's church. He was carrying an explosive belt and a bag filled with ammunition, investigators say. Police on Tuesday identified the dead gunman as a 20-year-old man with dual Austrian and North Macedonian citizenship who had a previous criminal conviction for "terrorist association." Authorities said he'd served time in prison last year for attempting to join the Islamic State in Syria...
Four shot dead in Vienna terror attack as minister says suspect was IS sympathiser

Four shot dead in Vienna terror attack as minister says suspect was IS sympathiser

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Two men and two women have died in a terror attack in Vienna and 15 others, including a police officer, have been seriously injured.Seven of the victims are in a life-threatening condition, news agency APA reported. One suspect, who was armed with an assault rifle and wearing a fake suicide vest, was shot dead by police. It is thought at least one other attacker may still be at large.Austrian security officials said the gunman had a previous terrorism conviction and was a 20-year-old dual citizen of Austria and North Macedonia. Image: Heavily armed police stand outside the Vienna State Opera He struck on Monday evening near Vienna's main synagogue as many people were enjoying a last night of open restaurants and bars before the start ...
Paris attack: Stabbing near Charlie Hebdo office ‘an act of terror’

Paris attack: Stabbing near Charlie Hebdo office ‘an act of terror’

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Financial Action Task Force blacklists Iran for bankrolling terror

Financial Action Task Force blacklists Iran for bankrolling terror

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Feb. 21 (UPI) -- An international antiterrorism group voted to keep Iran on its blacklist for failing to stop financing terrorism, the group announced Friday. The Financial Action Task Force made the decision during its three-day meeting in Paris. The monitoring group had given Tehran a February deadline to halt the bankrolling of terror groups and individuals by passing legislation on the issue. Since it didn't, the FATF moved Iran back onto its blacklist, imposing sanctions on Iran from the member countries. The FATF had temporarily moved Iran onto a so-called gray list in 2016 to give it more access to the international banking system as it worked toward passing legislation. The move will likely complicate Tehran's efforts to do business in the European Union after the United States r...