ARTICLES RELATING TO SECURITY

4 killed ahead of new Ukraine peace talks

2015-08-03 17:46

Ukraine has reported the death of four soldiers in widespread clashes with pro-Russian rebels that came only hours ahead of fresh talks on ending the 15-month separatist revolt.

Alarm bells over ‘militarisation of Parliament’

2015-08-03 06:30

A storm has intensified over behind-the-scenes security measures being introduced at Parliament in the build-up to President Jacob Zuma’s appearance there on Thursday.

South Sudan: Thousands risk starvation amid Nile blockade

2015-08-01 16:09

Aid agencies say thousands of civilians in South Sudan's Upper Nile state face starvation after the government blocked aid groups from using the Nile River to deliver relief food.

Al-Qaeda in Syria attacks US-trained rebel base

2015-08-01 11:57

Al-Qaeda's Syria affiliate has launched a fierce assault on the headquarters of a US-trained rebel group, while claiming responsibility for capturing members of the 'moderate' force earlier this week.

Militant leader killed in Pakistan shoot-out

2015-07-29 08:12

The leader of an anti-Shi’ite militant group behind some of Pakistan's worst sectarian attacks has been killed in a shoot-out with police.

Gunmen in Egypt kill guard outside Niger embassy

2015-07-29 08:01

Unidentified gunmen have shot dead a security guard outside the embassy of Niger in Cairo, the Egyptian interior ministry says.

Nato in 'strong solidarity' with Turkey against 'terrorism'

2015-07-28 14:37

Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says that the military alliance stood firmly by key member Turkey in the face of 'terrible acts of terror' and instability along its southern border.

Mogadishu hotel bomber may have been Somali-German national

2015-07-28 12:33

A suicide truck bomber who killed at least 13 people in Somalia may have been a dual Somali-German national, security sources says.

Australian reality TV stars 'shot at by ISIS' in Syria

2015-07-28 12:01

Australian public broadcaster SBS has defended a reality show where participants were shot at by ISIS in Syria as part of a trip retracing refugees' journeys, saying they had extensive security preparations.

Egypt police kills 2 suspected jihadists in Cairo raid

2015-07-28 10:10

Egyptian police have killed two alleged jihadists suspected of involvement in the recent bombing of the Italian consulate in Cairo in a raid on an apartment in the capital, security officials say.

 

Turkey's Erdogan says Putin may 'give up' on Assad

2015-08-03 14:33

Russian President Vladimir Putin is having a change of heart on the Kremlin's wholehearted support for Syrian leader Bashar Assad and may 'give up on him' in the future, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been quoted as saying.

Egypt says militant leader killed in shootout

2015-08-01 18:32

Egyptian armed forces have killed a leading member of the country's Islamic State affiliate in a shootout outside his North Sinai home, the army spokesman said in a statement.

Dozens of Clinton emails censored for security reasons

2015-08-01 12:35

Dozens of emails that traversed Hillary Clinton's private, unsecure home server contain national security information are now deemed too sensitive to make public, according to the latest batch of records.

Somalia president: No elections in 2016

2015-07-30 13:45

Somalia's president is ruling out the possibility of holding elections that are due next year, citing security challenges stemming from an Islamic insurgency.

FBI: Islamic State sympathiser charged in backpack bomb plot

2015-07-29 08:02

A man described by the FBI as an Islamic State sympathiser who hoped to mount attacks on US soil has been charged with plotting to detonate a nail-filled backpack bomb on a Florida beach.

E-commerce security important

2015-07-28 18:32

A key element of establishing credibility in the e-commerce market is robust security, says an expert.

NSA will stop looking at old US phone records

2015-07-28 12:59

The Obama administration has decided that the National Security Agency will soon stop examining, and will ultimately destroy millions of American calling records it collected under a controversial programme leaked by former agency contractor Edward Snowden.

Turkish leader appeals for Nato help

2015-07-28 12:22

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey is asking Nato to be prepared to help his country as it battles ISIS in Syria and Kurdish rebels in Iraq.

2 policemen killed in Bahrain 'terrorist attack'

2015-07-28 11:01

Two policemen have been killed in Bahrain after they were targeted in a 'terrorist attack', the interior ministry says.

Attack in India's Punjab ends with 10 deaths

2015-07-28 10:01

Indian security forces have overcome an assault on a bus and a police station in Punjab, ending a 12-hour gun battle that left at least 10 people dead, including the attackers.

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