Russia steps up probe into attack claimed by ISIS

2017-08-20 13:47

Russia has said that a stabbing which injured seven people and was claimed by the Islamic State (ISIS) group is being probed by top investigators in Moscow, as new details emerged.

Cities seek creative ways to prevent car or van attacks

2017-08-19 07:12

From Barcelona to London Bridge and beyond, drivers have used their vehicles as deadly weapons with alarming frequency in recent years, whether to promote jihad, get attention or express despair

Police: Spain suspects were preparing bigger attack

2017-08-18 16:51

Suspects in Spain's twin terror attacks were preparing an even bigger assault but were thwarted in their plans and forced to act quickly, police say.

Night of eerie silence in Barcelona after 'ISIS' car rampage

2017-08-18 13:38

In Barcelona's old town, dozens of stunned tourists dressed in shorts and T-shirts, have stood behind security tape in the early hours, witnesses to the shocking attack on the famous boulevard of Las Ramblas.

French pizzeria crash driver under influence of medication - source

2017-08-16 06:15

The driver who rammed his car into a pizzeria near Paris, killing a girl and injuring 13 people, had consumed large quantities of medication and had severe mental health problems, officials say.

At least 17 dead in Burkina Faso restaurant 'terrorist attack'

2017-08-14 06:23

At least 17 people have been killed and eight injured in a "terrorist attack" on a restaurant in Burkina Faso's capital, the government says.

Vehicle slams into soldiers, injures 6 in Paris suburb

2017-08-09 11:11

French police say a vehicle has slammed into soldiers guarding a Paris suburb, injuring six of them, before getting away.

'Three Musketeers' terror cell jailed for life in UK

2017-08-04 05:30

Members of a British terror cell who called themselves the 'Three Musketeers' received life sentences for plotting an attack against police and military targets.

ISIS claims suicide bomb attack on Iraq embassy in Kabul

2017-07-31 13:47

A suicide bomber has blown himself up outside the Iraqi embassy in Kabul and militants breached the compound, Afghan officials have said, in an unfolding attack claimed by the Islamic State group (ISIS).

Self-help vigilante groups are reshaping security against Boko Haram

2017-07-25 12:00

Nigeria's failure to protect its citizens from Boko Haram's insurgency has given rise to vigilante groups north east of the country, writes Chukwuma Al Okoli.


Spain hunts suspect over Barcelona carnage

2017-08-20 11:55

A grief-stricken Barcelona has prepared to commemorate victims of two devastating terror attacks at a mass in the city's Sagrada Familia church, as police hunted for a Moroccan man believed to be the driver that killed 14 people.

Trump defends Confederate statues, berates his critics

2017-08-19 07:07

President Donald Trump has burrowed deeper into the racially charged debate over Confederate memorials and lashed out at members of his own party in the latest controversy to engulf his presidency.

Italian father killed in front of young kids in Barcelona attack

2017-08-18 16:10

A man who was one of two Italians killed in the Barcelona attack died in front of his wife and two young children, who narrowly escaped harm when a van ploughed into tourists.

Here's what we know about the Spain attacks

2017-08-18 10:41

At least 13 people were killed and more than 100 others injured after drivers slammed into pedestrians in two quick-succession, separate attacks on Barcelona's most popular street and in another busy Spanish seaside city.

Macron condemns 'terrorist attack' in Ouagadougou

2017-08-14 14:58

French President Emmanuel Macron has condemned an overnight assault by presumed jihadists on a Turkish restaurant in Ouagadougou, calling it a "terrorist attack".

Trump again cites 'military' option against North Korea

2017-08-12 23:08

US President Donald Trump and his French counterpart pledged in a phone call to work to denuclearise North Korea, but Trump again spoke of possible "military measures" if other steps fail.

Suspicious package at IRS building in Kansas City sickens 10

2017-08-04 22:26

A division of Homeland Security has opened an investigation after a suspicious package in the mailroom sickened about 10 people at the sprawling IRS building in downtown Kansas City, Missouri

Homeland Security will waive laws to build US border wall

2017-08-02 12:42

The Trump administration has said that it will waive environmental reviews and other laws to replace a stretch of border wall in San Diego, moving to make good on one of the president's signature campaign pledges.

Series of counter-terrorist raids across Sydney

2017-07-29 15:41

A series of raids have been carried out across Sydney, which the prime minister has said were 'to disrupt and prevent plans to undertake terrorist attacks in Australia'.

Violence over Jerusalem holy site leads to 6 deaths

2017-07-22 07:30

Six people have died after Israeli-Palestinian tensions over the Holy Land's most contested shrine boiled over into violence.

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