Church attack: Suspect wanted by anti-terror police

2016-07-27 20:58

French investigators probing an attack on a Catholic church believe one of the assailants is a young man who was wanted by anti-terrorism police, sources close to the investigation say.

World at war, but not a religious war - pope

2016-07-27 17:42

Pope Francis says the world is at war, but argued that religion was not the cause, as he arrived in Poland a day after jihadists murdered a priest in France.

One of France church attackers faced terror charges, out on bail

2016-07-26 21:49

One of the two attackers who stormed a church in France and slit a priest's throat, had been charged with terror links and held before being freed on bail, a source close to the investigation says.

Third attack hits Germany

2016-07-25 05:48

A Syrian migrant set off an explosion at a bar in southern Germany that killed himself and wounded a dozen others, authorities say, the third attack in a week.

Kabul bombings show depth of IS 'depravity' - Iran

2016-07-24 08:16

Iran has condemned twin bomb attacks by the Islamic State group that killed at least 80 in Afghanistan, urging unity in order to defeat extremists.

Munich shooting had 'obvious link' to Breivik: Police

2016-07-23 14:42

Munich police say investigators have established an "obvious link" between the Munich mall shooting and far-right Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik.

Connected, self-driving cars pose serious security challenges

2016-07-23 11:59

In a world where vehicles can be weapons and cars increasingly depend on internal computers and internet connections, automakers are under increasing pressure to find ways to guard against cyber-attacks.

Police: Munich shooter acted alone

2016-07-23 08:34

A teenage gunman who killed nine people in a shooting rampage at a busy Munich mall had likely acted alone, German police say.

Alleged gunman caught shouting 'I'm German' on video

2016-07-22 19:51

German police say they expect there will be multiple people dead in a shooting at a shopping mall in Munich. This is a developing incident.

SA family happy to be home after attacks in Nice and Istanbul

2016-07-18 08:10

A South African family who unwittingly experienced the attacks in Nice as well as the attempted military coup in Istanbul the following day, say they have not been put off travelling.


France priest killer was 'Syria-obsessed time bomb'

2016-07-27 19:20

One of the assailants who slit the throat of an elderly French priest had dreamed of going to Syria and threatened to attack churches - but seldom visited his local mosque, neighbours say.

French media pull photos of attackers over 'glorification' fears

2016-07-27 16:07

France's Le Monde daily says it will no longer publish photographs of killers responsible for terror attacks to avoid giving them "posthumous glorification".

Bomb attacker was denied asylum - Bavarian official

2016-07-25 12:09

Bavaria's top security official says a man who blew himself up after being turned away from an open-air music festival in the southern German city of Ansbach was a 27-year-old Syrian who had been denied asylum

IS suicide bomber strikes in Baghdad

2016-07-24 12:26

A suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State group has killed at least 15 people in a Shi'ite area of northern Baghdad, officials say.

Police hunt for motive in Munich shooting

2016-07-23 19:21

Munich police are searching for clues to why an 18-year-old German-Iranian man opened fire, killing nine people and wounding 16 others before killing himself.

20 dead, 160 wounded as blast rips through Kabul protest

2016-07-23 14:42

A powerful explosion has ripped through crowds of minority Shiite Hazaras in Kabul who had gathered to protest over a power line, killing at least 20 people and leaving 160 others wounded, officials say.

Munich mall shooting: what we know

2016-07-23 10:11

Facts are emerging from Munich where a teenager in a shooting rampage killed nine and wounded 16.

Panic, terror in Munich shooting rampage

2016-07-23 07:07

First came the crack of gunfire, then panicked screams and the wail of sirens as an armed attacker launched a killing spree in the German city of Munich.

France probes possible security failings in Nice attack

2016-07-21 18:10

French President Francois Hollande has promised "truth and transparency" from an inquiry into allegations of lax security the night of the Bastille Day attack in Nice that killed 84 people.

Turkish Airlines cancels 196 flights in Istanbul

2016-07-17 14:45

Turkish Airlines says it has canceled 196 domestic and international flights in and out of Istanbul due to disruptions in air traffic brought on by Friday night's attempted coup.

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