French jihadist charged and held on return from Syria

French jihadist charged and held on return from Syria

A high-profile French jihadist was charged with terrorist offences and remanded in custody on Saturday, a day after being transferred to France from Turkey, where he had turned himself in to authorities. Kevin G., a 24-year-old who converted to Islam 10 years ago, was one of the UN’s most wanted jihadists and had been placed […]

New York attack suspect Rahami charged over bombings

New York attack suspect Rahami charged over bombings

  The United States on Tuesday charged an Afghan-born US suspect on multiple terror counts in connection with bomb attacks in New York and New Jersey and other planted devices.   in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood and along the route of a US Marine Corps run in New Jersey, which aborted the race. The 13-page indictment […]

US swimmer Lochte charged over false Rio robbery claim

US swimmer Lochte charged over false Rio robbery claim

US swimming star Ryan Lochte has been charged with making a false statement about being robbed at gunpoint during the Olympics, Brazilian police said Thursday. The 32-year-old gold medal-winner risks a jail sentence, Brazilian media quoted one police official as saying, although the judicial authorities had yet to confirm that. “Ryan Lochte was charged with […]

Wife of Orlando shooter could be charged for knowledge of attack

Wife of Orlando shooter could be charged for knowledge of attack

The wife of the gunman who killed 49 people at an Orlando gay nightclub knew of his plans for the attack and could soon be charged in connection with the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history, a law enforcement source said on Tuesday. The source told Reuters that a federal grand jury had been […]