Abducted hostage couple, 3 kids rescued from terrorist captivity after 5 years

2017-10-13 10:08

Five years after they were seized by a terrorist network in the mountains of Afghanistan, an American woman, her Canadian husband and their children – all three born in captivity – are free after a dramatic rescue orchestrated by the US and Pakistani governments.

Floundering ISIS latches on to global attacks as it fights for survival

2017-10-05 16:25

Hours after Stephen Paddock unleashed a hail of bullets on a country music festival in Las Vegas, ISIS issued a flurry of statements claiming the 64-year-old gunman as one of its own, attempting to latch onto the attack.

Two dead in Marseille station knife attack

2017-10-01 15:10

A man armed with a knife killed two people at the main train station in the southern French city of Marseille before being shot by soldiers. Updated

Iran tests new ballistic missile - state media

2017-09-23 13:00

Iran has "successfully" tested a new ballistic missile that can carry multiple warheads and can travel up to 2 000km, according to state media.

US puts SA twin brothers on terror list

2017-09-19 20:12

The United States has added South African twin brothers accused of plotting attacks on the US embassy and Jewish institutions to its terror blacklist.

UK threat level downgraded to severe from critical

2017-09-17 16:53

Britain has downgraded its terrorism threat level to severe from critical, two days after a bombing in a London Underground train injured 30 people.

British police raid home after train attack arrest

2017-09-16 17:19

British police have raided a home near London just hours after making their first arrest in the investigation into the bombing of an underground train.

Police race to find London underground suspect

2017-09-16 09:13

Manhunt under way to find suspect behind non-fatal assault on underground as PM says threat level raised to critical.

Knife-wielding man attacks soldier in Paris

2017-09-15 21:15

A knife-wielding man attacked a soldier in Paris, the latest assault to raise questions over whether France's anti-terror patrols are a target for extremists.

UPDATE: Police declare reported explosion on London subway a 'terrorist' incident

2017-09-15 10:34

Passengers were seen "badly burned" following a possible explosion on a London Underground train, eyewitnesses said.


US bombers overfly Korean peninsula in show of force

2017-10-11 07:48

The US has flown two supersonic heavy bombers over the Korean peninsula in a show of force against Pyongyang, staging the first night-time joint aviation exercises with Japan and South Korea.

Five injured, suspect arrested in Canada attack

2017-10-01 17:26

Canadian police have arrested a man suspected of stabbing an officer and injuring four pedestrians in a series of violent incidents being investigated as an "act of terrorism."

Denmark arrests man for allegedly sending drones, cameras to IS

2017-09-23 22:59

A Copenhagen court has jailed a man for 25 days under Denmark's anti-terror laws for allegedly shipping drones, components for unmanned aerial vehicles and infrared cameras intended for the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq.

Major Australia terror attack 'inevitable', top cop says

2017-09-20 10:20

A major attack in Australia is "inevitable", one of the nation's top counter-terrorism police officers says, warning that "anything can happen at any time".

Bomb kills six in northwest Pakistan

2017-09-17 19:29

A roadside bomb has killed a local government official and five policemen in Pakistan's restive northwestern tribal area bordering Afghanistan.

Tourists attacked with acid in Marseille

2017-09-17 16:05

The Marseille prosecutor's office says four young female tourists have been attacked with acid in Marseille's main train station.

Suspect arrested, soldiers deployed after tube blast

2017-09-16 11:57

British authorities have arrested a suspect in the London subway blast that injured more than two dozen people as hundreds of soldiers are being deployed across the country.

Britain raises threat level after London bomb: PM

2017-09-15 22:02

Britain raised its national threat level to maximum on Friday after a bomb detonated on a London Underground train, and Prime Minister Theresa May said troops would be deployed to key locations.

London train attack: What we know

2017-09-15 17:00

More than 20 passengers were injured, some suffering severe burns, in an early morning explosion on a London Underground train in what police described as a "terrorist incident," the fifth attack in six months in Britain.

Finnish police officers to get submachine guns

2017-09-01 20:41

Police in Finland have released a third suspect in a fatal stabbing attack allegedly carried out by a Moroccan asylum-seeker, a development that came hours after the Nordic country's news agency said officers will be issued MP5 submachine guns.

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