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Russia Ukraine conflict: 'Piano Man' from Germany greets Ukrainians at Polish border with 'We are the Champions'
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Russia Ukraine conflict: 'Piano Man' from Germany greets Ukrainians at Polish border with 'We are the Champions'

Davide Martello has made a name for himself by playing his piano for peace in zones of conflict across the world — from Turkey in 2013 to Paris in 2015

Living in time warp: Survivors of 2015 Paris attack relive night as trial proceeds
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Living in time warp: Survivors of 2015 Paris attack relive night as trial proceeds

For more than two weeks, survivors from the Bataclan concert hall in Paris have been testifying in a specially designed courtroom about the Islamic State group’s attacks on 13 November, 2015

November 13: Attack on Paris — Naudet brothers foreground personal stories of loss in Netflix documentary
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November 13: Attack on Paris — Naudet brothers foreground personal stories of loss in Netflix documentary

November 13: Attack on Paris is full of moments where these seemingly ordinary people summoned extraordinary strength, both mental and physical, to push back against darkness

2015 Paris terror attacks: Suspect Salah Abdeslam justifies killings in rare statement to investigators, say reports
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2015 Paris terror attacks: Suspect Salah Abdeslam justifies killings in rare statement to investigators, say reports

Salah Abdeslam recorded a statement in which he parroted the propaganda of Islamist extremist groups such as Islamic State, which claimed responsibility for the 2015 Paris attacks.

Belgian court sentences Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam to 20 years in prison on terror charges
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Belgian court sentences Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam to 20 years in prison on terror charges

A Belgian court on Monday sentenced the sole surviving suspect in the Paris attacks, Salah Abdeslam, to 20 years in prison on terror charges over a bloody gun battle with police in Brussels days before his capture in 2016.

Belgian court to pronounce its verdict on Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam on 23 April
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Belgian court to pronounce its verdict on Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam on 23 April

A Belgian court said it will give its verdict on 23 April in the trial of Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam over a shootout in Brussels that led to his capture.

FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Moroccan fans in Brussels riot after national team seals Russia spot
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FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Moroccan fans in Brussels riot after national team seals Russia spot

Brussels has a big Moroccan population, many living in the Molenbeek district, which came to international prominence as the home and hideout of planners of the terror attacks in Paris in 2015 and in Brussels last year.

Manchester terror attack: British troops deployed at strategic sites, country on 'critical' terror alert, says Theresa May
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Manchester terror attack: British troops deployed at strategic sites, country on 'critical' terror alert, says Theresa May

Here is what we know so far about the Manchester Arena attack, the deadliest in Britain since 2005.

A year on, France remembers 130 killed in Paris attacks; Sting reopens Bataclan concert hall
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A year on, France remembers 130 killed in Paris attacks; Sting reopens Bataclan concert hall

Hollande is also unveiling plaques honouring the victims at the bars and restaurants in Paris and the Bataclan concert hall, which reopened on Saturday night with a concert by British pop star Sting.

World Cup qualifiers: A year after Paris attacks, war and terror overshadow football
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World Cup qualifiers: A year after Paris attacks, war and terror overshadow football

From poppies and black armbands to brutally graphic nightmares caused by terrorist carnage, Friday's World Cup qualifiers will be sobering as well as raucous.

Paris attacks: Lawyers will no longer defend main suspect Salah Abdeslam
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Paris attacks: Lawyers will no longer defend main suspect Salah Abdeslam

Lawyers for the main suspect in the Paris attacks, Salah Abdeslam, said that they will no longer defend him, speaking during a TV interview on Wednesday.

UN: Islamic State studied the 26/11 Mumbai attacks to 'maximise confusion and casualties'
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UN: Islamic State studied the 26/11 Mumbai attacks to 'maximise confusion and casualties'

Islamic State terrorists had "studied" the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack and similar "active shooter scenarios" to maximise confusion and casualties before hitting multiple locations in Paris in November, UN member- states have said

Al-Qaeda 2.0? Meet Abu Mus’ab al-Suri and his grand strategy for the Islamic State
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Al-Qaeda 2.0? Meet Abu Mus’ab al-Suri and his grand strategy for the Islamic State

There is a remarkable link between Abu Mus’ab al-Suri's strategic theory — to which Al-Qaeda never quite warmed up — and the relatively-later phenomenon of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria that morphed into the IS we know today

Belgian cops injured as assailant attacks them with machete in Charleroi
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Belgian cops injured as assailant attacks them with machete in Charleroi

The attack on the cops comes as Belgium is on high security alert, ever since suicide bombers hit Brussels airport and a subway station in March.

Being French in a country under attack: After Nice, anyone can be targeted
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Being French in a country under attack: After Nice, anyone can be targeted

What's life like in France, a week after the Nice massacre? As it always was. There are people on the streets, in cafés, at work. But there is an undeniable tension in the air, hanging like an thick, invisible cloak.

After Nice attack, nothing is sacred and nowhere is safe
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After Nice attack, nothing is sacred and nowhere is safe

That truck driver in Nice ran over little children who were just having fun with their families. He didn’t care whom he ran over. He ran over the last tendrils of hope that good would triumph over evil.

One year of Charlie Hebdo: Shadow of terror looms large in every corner of a different world
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One year of Charlie Hebdo: Shadow of terror looms large in every corner of a different world

One year into the Charlie Hebdo massacre, it now seems increasingly clear that those few minutes are all it took to change the way how the world at large and Europe in particular looks at and deals with terrorism.

After Paris attacks, immigrant district of Molenbeek in Brussels identified as 'gigantic problem'
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After Paris attacks, immigrant district of Molenbeek in Brussels identified as 'gigantic problem'

Prosecutors on Sunday disclosed a growing Belgian connection to the Paris attacks as Premier Charles Michel conceded that a Brussels neighbourhood is a "gigantic problem" given its past links to international terrorism.

Paris attacks victims to file charges against French government for failing to prevent attacks
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Paris attacks victims to file charges against French government for failing to prevent attacks

The victims of the 2015 Paris attacks, intend to file charges against the French government, their lawyer has said.

Euro 2016: France fans deserved better after Paris attacks but Portugal turn party poopers
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Euro 2016: France fans deserved better after Paris attacks but Portugal turn party poopers

Authorities had braced for mass celebrations if France won against Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal, but the 1-0 defeat crushed the host nation's hopes.