Terrorism

Politics • American • US
2020-07-02T06:30:02+00:00
Business Insider report: Taliban sources confirm that Russia put bounties on US soldiers

According to a report from Business Insider two active Taliban commanders and one former commander have confirmed that Russia pays for bounties to attack and kill soldiers of the United States in Afghanistan.
All three sources stated that they had not participated in the program and disparaged the practice, but confirmed the existence. According to one source the groups that associate with the Taliban but are not close to the central leadership the Quetta Shura "will do anything for money, and Russia, Iran, Pakistan, and other countries will hire them for operations".

He stated that he wasn't approached by Russia himself as he was based in a different region of Afghanistan as they operate in, but regularly by Iran. According to Business Insider, an official of the NATO military intelligence has also confirmed that the practice is well-known.

Politics • Asian
2020-06-29T12:00:01+00:00
Multiple people dead after raid on Pakistani stock exchange in Karachi

Four gunmen attacked the Pakistani stock exchange in Karachi, killing at least two people and wounding others before police shot them dead. A police officer and security officials are also among those confirmed dead.

In an interview with BBC, Sindh police additional inspector general Ghulam Nabi Memon said: "The attackers came in a silver Corolla and were stopped by police at the gate outside where the exchange of fire took place,".

Militants from the Majid Brigade of the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) took responsibility for the attack, but the claim has yet to be confirmed.

Law
2020-06-09T18:20:02+00:00
Verdict: Basically no universal statutory accident insurance in the event of a terrorist attack
Verdict: Basically no universal statutory accident insurance in the event of a terrorist attack
Credit: Maximilian Scheffler

Business travellers who fall victim to a terrorist attack while visiting a restaurant are not generally entitled to benefits from statutory accident insurance.

The State Social Court in Lower Saxony decided that a restaurant visit was private, even if the business trip was ordered. A worker sued and was the victim of the Ansbach attack in 2016. He justified his claim that the restaurant visit would be directly related to the posting.

Law
2020-05-25T10:36:45+00:00
German Police officers investigated for unauthorized use of police computers

Two police officers and former members of the Uniter association, which is monitored by the German Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution, are being investigated for unauthorized data queries from police computers.

The association is suspected of having formed a network of elite soldiers, military personnel, employees from security agencies and the private security industry. It is said that paramilitary training allegedly has been offered by the group.

Uniter is also repeatedly associated with right-wing terrorist groups such as "Nordkreuz", which are preparing for a coup and day X.