Zuma doubles security detail

56 minutes ago

President Jacob Zuma’s personal guard now includes members of the police’s special task force, as well as heavily armed soldiers – an indication the officers responsible for his safety are becoming increasingly concerned about his safety.

'ISIS' girl stands trial for German police stabbing

2016-10-20 18:55

A teenage girl has gone on trial in Germany for stabbing a police officer allegedly 'ordered' by ISIS.

Danish airport, square evacuated due to bomb threats

2016-10-17 16:26

Danish police say they have evacuated an airport, public square and shopping center due to a string of bomb threats.

ISIS bomber hits Shi'ite mourners in Baghdad, kills 4

2016-10-16 16:40

Iraqi officials say a suicide bombing has hit a gathering of Shi'ite mourners in Baghdad, killing at least four people and wounding another 10.

US, South Korea say latest N Korea missile launch fails

2016-10-16 06:34

South Korea's military says the latest missile launch by rival North Korea ended in a failure after the projectile exploded soon after lift-off

American NGO worker kidnapped in Niger

2016-10-15 07:16

An American NGO worker has been kidnapped in the Niger town of Abalak, northeast of the capital Niamey, before being taken by his abductors to Mali, a security source says.

Iran breaks up Islamic State bombing plot targeting Ashoura

2016-10-13 17:27

Iran says it has broken up an Islamic State plot to bomb commemorations marking the Shi'ite religious mourning period of Ashoura

Italy expels Tunisian accused of supporting Islamic State

2016-10-11 08:53

Italy says it has expelled a Tunisian who pledged support to the Islamic State group on his Facebook page and was allegedly planning to go to the Syrian-Iraqi region to fight.

Belgium missed 13 chances to unmask Paris attackers

2016-10-08 22:25

A Brussels report says Belgian police missed 13 opportunities to unmask the participants of the deadly Paris November attacks before the events.

Twin blasts kill at least six in Pakistan train attack

2016-10-07 20:14

Two explosions targeting military personnel on a passenger train killed at least six people and wounded 19 others in Pakistan's troubled southwestern Balochistan province.


Terror arrest in London over suspicious package

2016-10-21 20:10

Armed police have arrested a 19-year-old man in London under counter-terrorism laws in connection with a suspicious package on the underground train network.

Police kill man wielding machete, bombs and ISIS symbol

2016-10-20 14:44

Indonesian police have shot dead a man carrying knives, suspected pipe bombs and a symbol of the Islamic State group after he launched a daylight assault on officers near Jakarta.

Russian student faces 'terrorist' trial for following ISIS lover

2016-10-17 12:23

Police in bulletproof vests guard a military court for the terrorism trial of Varvara Karaulova, a slim 20-year-old with braided hair who clutches a page of handwritten notes.

US admiral: Missiles fired again at US ship near Yemen

2016-10-16 09:08

A US admiral says multiple cruise missiles have been fired again from a Houthi-controlled region in Yemen targeting an American warship in the Red Sea.

Plot to bomb mosque in US foiled

2016-10-15 11:10

Militia group members planned to target apartment complex used by Somali families in Kansas City suburbs, says FBI.

German officials demand answers after suspect kills self

2016-10-13 17:27

German officials have demand answers after a 22-year-old Syrian man suspected of planning an Islamic extremist bombing attack was able to take his own life in his jail cell despite indications he might be a risk to kill himself.

'ISIS inspired' teens face life imprisonment in Australia

2016-10-13 12:29

Two 16-year-old boys have been charged with planning an imminent terror attack after being arrested with 'bayonet-type' knives in Sydney, with police saying the pair were inspired by the so-called Islamic State group.

Syrian bomb plot suspect collared by German police

2016-10-10 13:13

German police have arrested a Syrian man suspected of plotting a jihadist bomb attack, after a massive manhunt lasting almost two days.

German police launch manhunt over suspected bomb plot

2016-10-08 15:58

Police have launched a huge manhunt in the east German town of Chemnitz for a suspect believed to have been planning a bomb attack.

FBI: Minnesota mall attacker newly interested in Islam

2016-10-07 05:39

Federal authorities say the man who stabbed 10 people at Minnesota mall last month had become interested in Islam in the last several months, withdrew from his friends and encouraged female relatives to be more religious.

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