ARTICLES RELATING TO SECURITY

German arrested for planning attacks

2017-02-23 20:15

German police have arrested a 26-year-old Islamist who was planning an attack against police officers or soldiers using a homemade explosive device.

Five teenagers arrested in London on terrorism charges

2017-02-21 13:17

Five teenagers were arrested in London on terrorism charges following a series of raids, police said.

Trump 'unwavering' in commitment to NATO alliance: Pence

2017-02-18 16:43

US Vice President Mike Pence has said President Donald Trump would stand by the NATO transatlantic alliance and no-one should doubt his commitment.

26 people detained after Turkey car bomb attack

2017-02-18 14:01

Turkish officials say 26 people have been detained following a car bomb attack in the southeast of the country which killed two people.

US man charged in plot to bomb retail stores

2017-02-17 15:56

Federal prosecutors say a Florida man planned to blow up several Target stores along the East Coast in an attempt to cheap stock in the company.

Patel siblings not linked to terror-accused twins - lawyer

2017-02-15 14:31

Lawyers representing siblings charged with violating the Explosives Act and the Firearms Control Act have said their clients are not linked to the Thulsie twins' terrorism case.

Alleged terror linked siblings in court for trial

2017-02-15 06:13

The trial of alleged terror-linked siblings Ebrahim and Fatima Patel is expected to start in the Kagiso Regional Court.

Trump's smartphone not so smart

2017-02-14 20:13

Two US senators have requested details on President Donald Trump's smartphone security, saying he could jeopardise national secrets if he is still using his old handset, as some reports say.

Cape Town plans to stop support for SONA

2017-02-12 19:45

The City of Cape Town plans to retract support to the State of The Nation Address (SONA) in 2017, calling the use of security “excessive and unnecessary”.

Trump travel ban case: what now?

2017-02-10 16:30

A federal appeals court has handed a resounding victory to Washington and Minnesota in their challenge of President Donald Trump's travel ban. Here's a look at the legal issues in the court's ruling and what comes next.

 

Police shoot to stop gas truck speeding against traffic in Spain

2017-02-21 16:02

Police in Barcelona, Spain, say they have fired gunshots to stop a man who stole a butane gas truck and drove it at high speed against traffic on a city highway, ramming several cars along the way.

US lawmakers want North Korea added to terrorism blacklist

2017-02-18 19:12

The apparent assassination of the North Korean leader's estranged half-brother is strengthening bipartisan calls among US lawmakers to re-list Pyongyang as a state sponsor of terrorism.

Pakistan shuts key border crossing in wake of shrine attack

2017-02-18 15:25

Two Pakistani officials say a second key Chaman border crossing into Afghanistan has been closed, halting trade supplies to the neighboring landlocked country

Death toll in Baghdad car bomb attack claimed by ISIS at 59

2017-02-17 20:03

The death toll from a car bomb attack in a southern Baghdad neighbourhood has reached 59 with 66 others injured, a police officer and medical sources say.

Budget tips: Security tax could create 100 000 jobs

2017-02-17 15:18

A Fin24 user feels a security tax will reduce SA's high crime levels and could have the added bonus of creating 100 000 jobs and boosting tourism.

White House tries to protect Trump from Russia scandal

2017-02-15 07:07

The White House is battling to insulate Donald Trump from the scandal over a top aide's contacts with Russia, as calls increase for an independent investigation.

Report says ISIS using mainstream media

2017-02-14 22:31

A new report based on a translated Islamic State group document says the extremist group considers mainstream media to be an effective weapon for spreading its message.

Cameroon court postpones trial of anglophone protesters

2017-02-14 06:15

Three members of Cameroon's English-speaking opposition, which protests that the country's linguistic minority is being treated as second-class citizens, have pleaded not guilty to terrorism charges at a military court.

‘Tight SONA security was all in your imagination’

2017-02-12 06:01

Police say their presence on the parliamentary precinct for SONA 2017 was no different from previous years.

Some Syrian refugees 'definitely' terrorists - Syrian president

2017-02-10 13:57

Syria's President Bashar Assad says in an interview that there are "definitely" terrorists among the millions of Syrians seeking refuge in the West.

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