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50,000 jihadists are now living in Europe

More than 50,000 jihadists are now living in Europe. — Gilles de Kerchove, EU Counterterrorism Coordinator. Via: Soeren Kern Europol, the European police office, has identified at least 30,000 active jihadist websites, but EU legislation no longer requires internet service providers to collect and preserve metadata — including data on the location of jihadists — from their customers due to privacy ...

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Europe face a grim future with terrorism as a fact of life

New Islamic State efforts to sow terror in Europe are pushing counter terrorism authorities to their limits, forcing citizens and their leaders to resign themselves to a new era where attacks may be a fact of life, not an exception. European Union leaders say they have swept away barriers among security agencies and bolstered border controls in the wake of ...

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Europol: Terrorists stockpiling explosives in EU

The threat of terrorists attacks in the EU remains the top national security concern among member states, with some 211 foiled plots last year alone, according to a top EU security official. The threat of another attack similar in scale to the Paris attack in November last year or in Brussels this past March has national authorities on edge. Manuel ...

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