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    In Ukraine: Authorities detain man planning attacks on Euro 2016 championship in France
    Jun06

    In Ukraine: Authorities detain man planning attacks on Euro 2016 championship in France

    "The SBU was able to prevent a series of 15 acts of terror (planned) for the eve and during the Euro soccer championship," he said. Ukraine’s state security service said on Monday a French citizen detained in late May on the border with Poland had been planning attacks in France to coincide with the Euro 2016 soccer championship...

    Ukraine’s security services arrests Frenchman over Euro 2016 terror plot – video
    Jun06

    Ukraine’s security services arrests Frenchman over Euro 2016 terror plot – video

    Footage released on Monday shows the moment a Frenchman is arrested at the Ukrainian-Polish border by Ukraine’s state security services (SBU). The unidentified man is accused of planning a string of attacks in France to coincide with Euro 2016. The SBU said it had followed the man since December and allowed him to purchase five machine...

    Ukraine arrest Frenchman plotting terrorist attacks on Euro 2016
    Jun06

    Ukraine arrest Frenchman plotting terrorist attacks on Euro 2016

    Ukraine’s intelligence agency SBU said on Monday that it had thwarted a plot to attack soccer’s European Championships in France by arresting a Frenchman who wanted to cross from Ukraine into the European Union armed to the teeth. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    French nationalist detained for ‘planning Euro 2016 attacks’, say Ukraine security agency
    Jun06

    French nationalist detained for ‘planning Euro 2016 attacks’, say Ukraine security agency

    A Frenchman detained last month in Ukraine had planned a series of terror attacks in France during the Euro 2016 football tournament, Ukraine’s SBU security agency has said. The man, described by French media as 25-year-old Gregoire M, was arrested on the Ukraine-Poland border and found with a large cache of arms, including guns,...

    The Latest: Paris increases security further for Euro 2016
    Jun06

    The Latest: Paris increases security further for Euro 2016

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the European Championship soccer tournament being held in France (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Paris’ police prefect says the level of security in the French capital has been further increased in order to protect potential soft targets during the European Championship soccer tournament. Michel Cadot says an extra...

    Ukraine arrests Frenchman with cache of weapons for plotting mass attacks on Euro 2016
    Jun06

    Ukraine arrests Frenchman with cache of weapons for plotting mass attacks on Euro 2016

    The SBU said it had followed the man since December and allowed him to purchase five machine-guns, two rocket propelled grenades and other weapons before he was arrested on the border between Ukraine and Poland last month. …read more Source: Toronto...

    French Citizen Planning Euro 2016 Attacks Detained By Ukraine Authorities
    Jun06

    French Citizen Planning Euro 2016 Attacks Detained By Ukraine Authorities

    Ukraine’s security service detained a French national at the Polish-Ukrainian border who was in possession of a large cache of weapons. Authorities said that he is involved in a series of plots to attack the Euro 2016 football championship that starts in France later this week. French media identified the man as Gregoire M. and reports said...

    Ukraine detains Frenchman with 125 kilos of TNT and plan to attack Euro 2016
    Jun06

    Ukraine detains Frenchman with 125 kilos of TNT and plan to attack Euro 2016

    A French national aiming to acquire a large number of arms has been detained in Ukraine, according to the intelligence agency. The man was reportedly intending to carry out several terrorist attacks. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine detains Frenchman over ‘Euro 2016 attack plot’
    Jun06

    Ukraine detains Frenchman over ‘Euro 2016 attack plot’

    Authorities say the unnamed man was planning to carry out 15 attacks during the European football tournament in France. …read more Source: AL...

    Ukraine arrests Frenchman planning to attack synagogue during Euro 2016
    Jun06

    Ukraine arrests Frenchman planning to attack synagogue during Euro 2016

    (JTA) — Ukraine’s State Security Service said it has arrested a Frenchman who planned to carry out terrorist attacks, including on a synagogue, during the Euro 2016 soccer championship. The announcement by the Ukrainian intelligence agency, known as the SBU, on Monday said that the man, age 25, had been arrested in late May on the...