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WATCH: Behind the scenes of the epic 'Game of Thrones' 'loot train attack'

Aug 09, 2017 - 10:47 AM

Showrunners talk about all the things they had to do to make that battle scene happen – including actually burning stuntmen

Photo by Helen Sloan/ HBO

Belgium frees 4 questioned over station attack

Jun 23, 2017 - 12:08 AM

The 4 persons who were taken in for a thorough questioning are released without indictment Belgium s federal prosecutor s office said

Swiss knifeman sets fire on train, injures 6

Aug 14, 2016 - 12:20 AM

4th UPDATE We can neither exclude nor affirm that this was a terrorist act says Saint Gallen regional police spokesman Bruno Metzger

epa05480997 The train stands at the station following an attack onboard, in Salez, Switzerland, 13 August 2016. According to St. Gallen Canton Police Department, a 27 year old man dispersed flammable liquid on the train and set it alight during an attack on the train. He was also armed with at least one knife. Seven people were injured in the attack. EPA/GIAN EHRENZELLER

Doubt cast on German train attacker's nationality

Jul 20, 2016 - 11:04 PM

Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere says the teenager is believed to be a lone wolf attacker who appears to have been inspired by the Islamic State ISIS group but is not a member of the network

ON GERMANY'S TRAIN ATTACK. German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere speaks at a press conference in Berlin, Germany, July 20, 2016. Photo by Michael Kappeler/EPA

ISIS releases video of Germany train attacker making threats

Jul 19, 2016 - 11:03 PM

In the video that lasts two minutes 20 seconds the 17 year old says soldiers of the caliphate will attack infidels everywhere

GERMANY ATTACKER? An image grab taken from a video released on July 19, 2016 by Aamaq News Agency purportedly shows teenager "Mohammed Riyadh", the Afghan refugee who slashed people on a German train. Photo by Aamaq News Agency/AFP

France train attack 'targeted and premeditated'

Aug 26, 2015 - 5:33 AM

A Franco American man was shot and injured in the attack which Molins described as targeted and premeditated

POLICE RAID. An undated photo released by a social network shows the 25-year-old Moroccan suspect in Friday's shooting, named as Ayoub El-Khazzani. Photo courtesy of AFP

Belgian police raid 2 properties over France train attack

Aug 25, 2015 - 10:04 PM

The raids targeted the houses of Khazzani s sister and of one of his friends where he was believed to have spent several days

French train attacker 'went to Syria'

Aug 22, 2015 - 9:37 PM

UPDATED A Spanish counter terrorism source says the suspect traveled to war torn Syria last year He is believed to be a 26 year old of Moroccan origin

CORDONED OFF. Police walk on a platform next to a Thalys train of French national railway operator SNCF at the main train station in Arras, northern France, on August 21, 2015. A gunman opened fire on a train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris, injuring 3 people before being overpowered by passengers. Philippe Huguen/AFP

Gunman opens fire in 'terrorist attack' on Amsterdam-Paris train

Aug 22, 2015 - 6:14 AM

A heavily armed man opens fire in a terrorist attack on a high speed train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris injuring at least two people before being overpowered by two American passengers

INSPECTION. Police inspect a crime scene inside a Thalys train of French national railway operator SNCF at the main train station in Arras, northern France, on August 21, 2015Photo by Philippe Huguen / AFP

27 dead, 109 hurt in China rail station attack: Xinhua

Mar 02, 2014 - 1:18 AM

The attacks were carried out by knife wielding men at Kunming railway station in the southwestern province of Yunnan