Brussels Explosions: Security Stepped Up Across Europe

Brussels Explosions: Security Stepped Up Across Europe

Following the twin explosions that rocked the Zaventem airport and a metro station in Brussels on Mar. 22, 2016, countries in Europe have stepped up security around their transport hubs and borders. France and the U.K. have increased police presence at major airports and key locations amid fears of further terrorist attacks across the European […]

Istanbul Slowly Becoming a Graveyard for Tourists?

Istanbul Slowly Becoming a Graveyard for Tourists?

The death of 17 foreign nationals in Istanbul on Jan. 12, 2016, at the hands of a “Saudi-born Syrian national” affiliated to the caliphate ISIL, is arguably a disturbing sign that Istanbul is being slowly turned into a graveyard for tourists. According to media reports, most of the people killed by the suicide bomber were German nationals on holiday. The […]

Terrorist Drill Kills One and Injures Several Others at Kenyan University

Terrorist Drill Kills One and Injures Several Others at Kenyan University

A terrorist drill killed one and injured several others at a Kenyan University on Nov. 30, 2015, at 17:04 GMT.  The event unfolded as Strathmore University, located in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi, implemented a simulation for the University’s security and emergency teams. The simulation used police officials bearing guns with rubber rounds of ammunition, which they shot […]