Somalia in world's top 10 countries affected by terrorism - Global Terrorism Index

Somalia has been identified as among the world's top 10 countries affected by terrorism, according to the Global Terrorism Index. Al-Qaeda affiliated al-Shabab has been responsible for a bulk of the attacks, influenced by its aim to establish an Islamic state in Somalia. Watch.

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Indonesia restricts app over "terrorism" content

2017-07-15 14:32

Indonesia has blocked web-based access to a popular messaging service and threatened a full ban on the app due to its "terrorism" content, the government said.

SA must guard against terrorism

2017-06-06 13:01

We all need to unite – like we do when fighting corruption and discrimination – in condemning the evil of fundamentalism wherever it rears its ugly head, writes Austil Mathebula.

May spars with Corbyn on terrorism as UK vote nears climax

2017-06-05 10:13

UK opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has traded blows with Prime Minister Theresa May over who has the worst record on countering terrorism.

Military says 89 gunmen killed during Philippine urban battle

2017-05-31 18:32

Philippine security forces kill 89 Islamist militants during more than a week of fighting in a southern city but the gunmen are still offering strong resistance and holding hostages.

10 held in Manchester attack probe

2017-05-25 18:52

Police arrest a total of 11 people in Britain and Libya over suicide bombing on a pop concert in Manchester by a British-born man of Libyan origin.

Austria jails Syrian for life over 20 murders

2017-05-11 17:01

A Syrian migrant has been jailed for life in Austria for executing 20 wounded government soldiers.

Man arrested near UK Parliament in court on terror charges

2017-05-10 16:51

Prosecutors say a British man arrested with several knives near Parliament is also accused of being an al-Qaeda bomb-maker in Afghanistan.

Twitter suspends more accounts linked to 'terrorism'

2017-03-22 13:45

Twitter said it suspended 376,890 accounts in the second half of 2016 for "promotion of terrorism," an increase of 60% over the prior six-month period.

Ukraine accuses Russia of 'terrorism' in top UN court

2017-03-06 18:13

Ukraine urged the UN's top court to help bring stability to its war-torn east by seeking to convince judges that Russia is "sponsoring terrorism" in its conflict against separatist pro-Russian rebels.


What Trump can still do to salvage 2017 - and win in 2020

2017-07-20 12:03

With US President Donald Trump marking six months in power, fellow Republicans hope to turn the page on a relatively fruitless debut and lift a trophy with tax reform before his first year is out.

With global jihadi network, ISIS is likely here to stay

2017-07-11 19:26

Islamic State group's mix of local insurgency, digitally connected global jihadis gives it staying power.

ICC Champs Trophy: How are Brits feeling about security at grounds?

Sport24 chief writer Rob Houwing is following the Proteas for the group stages of the ICC Champions Trophy in the UK. Rob joined us over the phone on Monday to give us an update. Watch.

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A look at deadly Afghan insurgent attacks in recent years

2017-06-01 09:37

Afghan insurgents have stepped up their attacks in 2017, devastating the capital of Kabul with increasingly deadly and brutal assaults.

SARB fined banks R46.5m in 2016 for control weaknesses - report

2017-05-26 10:57

The South African Reserve Bank fined banks a total of R46.5m in 2016 due to weaknesses in their control measures.

Four men arrested in London on suspicion of terrorist plot

2017-05-17 22:46

British police say they have arrested four young men in London on suspicion of plotting terrorist acts in the UK.

Thai army hunts four over supermarket car bomb

2017-05-10 18:02

Thailand's military says it's hunting four suspects over a large car bomb which wounded more than 60 people outside a supermarket in the insurgency-plagued south.

WATCH: Woman falls off Westminster Bridge during London 'terror attack'

Watch the moment a woman fell off Westminster Bridge into the River Thames, when a suspected terrorist ploughed through pedestrians near the London Houses of Parliament on Wednesday.

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Trial starts for Germans accused of refugee attacks

2017-03-07 21:21

Eight members of a German far-right group have gone on trial over terrorism charges, accused of a series of attacks against refugees and political opponents.

Fat fine for Absa

2016-12-15 19:17

The South African Reserve Bank has slapped Absa Bank and Société Générale with a collective fine of R12m.

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