Australia set to strip citizenship for terror links

2015-06-23 14:38

Australia says it will introduce new laws this week to strip dual nationals linked to terrorism of their citizenship, but backed away from putting the power in the hands of a single minister.

Is ISIS inspiring the defacing of SA statues?

2015-04-17 12:13

CyberShrink explores the connection between the destruction of ancient monuments by ISIS and the current defacing of historical statues in South Africa.

Man acquitted after secret UK terrorism retrial

2015-03-26 19:00

A man suspected of possibly planning to target former Prime Minister Tony Blair has been found not guilty of preparing a terrorist act after a retrial.

Man accused of planning Toronto attack kept in custody

2015-03-16 22:36

A Pakistani man who is accused of planning to bomb the US consulate in Toronto and other targets in the city will remain in custody pending an immigration review in April, Canadian media has reported.

Denmark unveils anti-terror plan

2015-02-19 21:29

Denmark on Thursday unveiled a 130-million-euro ($150-million) plan to combat terror at home and abroad, after two people were shot dead in attacks in Copenhagen.

Kerry: Fighting extremism requires more than military action

2015-02-19 19:40

Secretary of State John Kerry is decrying a "silly" media debate over what must be done to fight violent extremism.

Carnival parade in Germany cancelled because of terror threat

2015-02-15 18:03

Police in the German city of Braunschweig have cancelled a popular Carnival street parade because of fears of an imminent Islamist terror attack.

ISIS hostages: Tokyo won't give in

2015-01-21 05:00

Tokyo has vowed it won't bow to "terrorism" after ISIS demanded a ransom of $200m for two Japanese hostages they are holding.

Kenyatta signs controversial anti-terror bill

2014-12-19 17:57

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law a controversial anti-terror bill that sparked brawls in parliament and charges that it violated basic freedoms.

UK police: Up to 5 terror plots foiled this year

2014-11-23 17:51

The head of London's police force says as many as five terror plots have been foiled this year, as he warned of increasing pressure on resources amid the rising threat.


American jailed 25 years for trying to join al-Qaeda

2015-04-20 21:06

An American man from a small community on Long Island has been sentenced to 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to trying to join al-Qaeda in Yemen, prosecutors say.

2 women arrested after trying to build bomb

2015-04-02 21:34

Two women were arrested after undercover investigators determined they were trying to build a homemade bomb, prosecutors have said.

US Air Force vet pleads not guilty to terrorism

2015-03-18 22:04

A US Air Force veteran and former airplane mechanic charged with attempting to join the Islamic State group in Syria has pleaded not guilty to terrorism charges.

UK spies in disguise testify at US terror trial

2015-02-24 23:11

Spies working for Britain's MI5 intelligence agency donned wigs and makeup to testify against a Pakistani al-Qaeda suspect on trial for allegedly plotting to blow up a UK shopping centre.

UK teen convicted of plan to behead soldier

2015-02-19 21:29

A teenage British convert to Islam who said he wanted to decapitate a soldier has been convicted of terrorism.

US: Al-Qaeda wanted another 9/11

2015-02-17 22:01

A Pakistani terrorism suspect on trial in New York was among several young recruits under orders by al-Qaeda to infiltrate Western society and pull off the biggest operation since the 9/11 attacks.

UK Muslim charged with planning to behead soldier

2015-02-09 21:29

A prosecutor says a British teen planned to behead a soldier after he was inspired by the Islamic extremists who murdered soldier Lee Rigby in 2013.

HEADLINES: Paris attack and possible load shedding

In today's news headlines: one person is in custody and the search is on for two others responsible for the Paris attacks, cartoonists around the world show solidarity for the slain journalists of Charlie Hebdo and Eskom warns of a high risk of blackouts. Watch.

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CIA report: 6 shocking torture methods exposed

2014-12-10 14:06

The newly released summary of an investigation into the CIA's questionable interrogation methods has made some shocking revelations.

Saudi convicts 8 for attacks on foreigners

2014-11-19 05:10

A Saudi Arabia court has convicted eight men guilty of involvement in a series of deadly attacks against foreigners.

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