Terrorism

An attacker armed with a knife killed three people inside a church Thursday in the Mediterranean city of Nice, French authorities said, prompting the country to raise its security alert status to the highest level.
Yury Melkonyan, 64, sits in his house, damaged by shelling from Azerbaijan's artillery during a military conflict in Shosh village outside Stepanakert, the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh, Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. (AP Photo)
Kevin Clarke October 21, 2020
Advocates warned that the Azerbaijani offensive against Nagorno-Karabakh could represent only the beginning of a renewed, genocidal aggression against the Armenian people.
Although Catholics comprise a small percentage of the total population in Sahel, the church is respected by the population "regardless of their faith and is seen as a neutral, objective and nonpolitical actor across the region," said the CRS report, titled "Steps Towards Peace."
Nigerian bishops have asked Catholics in their country to pray with the intention that the killings in southern Kaduna state cease.
In its recent report, the U.S.-based International Committee on Nigeria called for U.S. intervention after a terrorist group executed five men abducted while providing assistance in northeastern Nigeria.
Protesters burn U.S. flags during a protest in front of Trump Tower, Saturday, July 4, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)
Ellen K. Boegel July 13, 2020
Branding “antifa” (short for “antifascist”) or any domestic association as a terror group is problematic, primarily because the United States “does not officially designate domestic terrorist organizations.”