A terrorist attack allegedly perpetrated by a column of the Shining Path group has left at least 18 dead in the Peruvian province of Satipo, in the Junín region, in the jungle Valley of the Apurímac, Ene and Mantaro rivers, it was reported late Monday.
Venezuela's government said it foiled a marine incursion on Sunday by “terrorist mercenaries” who attempted to enter the country on speedboats from neighboring Colombia.
Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Sunday thanked US counterpart Donald Trump for intelligence that helped to foil attacks on Russian soil, the Kremlin said. Putin thanked Trump for the transfer, through special services, of information allowing the prevention of terrorist acts in Russia, the president's office said in a statement.
Argentina has taken measures to freeze the funds of seven Iranians, including the International Relations Advisor of Supreme Leader of Iran Ali Khamenei, Ali Akbar Velayati, on charges of involvement in an attack on a Jews cultural centre.
The international airport of Punta Arenas in the extreme south of Chile had to be evacuated on Wednesday afternoon following a bomb threat. Apparently the emergency was called after a passenger started yelling he was carrying an explosive device hidden in his clothes, immediately forcing airport authorities to empty the terminal.
An armed man was arrested in the Casa Rosada, Argentina’s presidential office, who tried to enter on the grounds that he had an audience with President Mauricio Macri. The suspect was carrying a box with a Magnum 44 Taurus revolver and was arrested by the Military House before entering the building, according to information from the Government office in Buenos Aires.
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday announced a ban on face-covering, a week after Islamist militants carried out coordinated suicide bombings that killed 253 people.
The Sri Lankan government has imposed a nationwide curfew after a string of bomb blasts at churches and hotels on Sunday that left 207 dead, including 35 foreigners, and at least 450 injured people have been admitted to hospital, police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera told reporters in Colombo.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday that military style semi-automatics and assault rifles will be banned under stronger new gun laws following the killing of 50 people in the country's worst mass shooting.
A one-time gym trainer from rural Australia who became steeped in neo-fascist ideology during travels in Europe, Brenton Tarrant described himself as an ordinary white man - until he became anything but ordinary.