Kenyan gets 15yrs' in US terror case

2015-08-28 19:40

A Kenyan man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison in the US after pleading guilty to providing money and recruits to foreign terrorist groups.

Case of super-spy machine sensitive - Hawks

2015-08-28 10:37

The investigation into how a highly restricted cellphone "grabber" came into the possession of normal citizens is a sensitive matter, the Hawks have said.

South Korea pushes for family reunions with North Korea

2015-08-27 12:45

Seoul is to push to resume reunions of Korean family members separated by the division of the peninsula, in the next round of talks with North Korea, an official says.

Train attack suspect charged by French police with terrorism

2015-08-26 13:55

A man suspected of planning a terrorist attack on a Paris-bound train is facing a raft of charges in relation to the foiled shooting, a spokesperson for the prosecutor's office confirms.

South Korea is open to lifting sanctions on North

2015-08-26 13:01

South Korea says it could resume suspended talks with North Korea, including the lifting of economic sanctions, as tensions ease.

I'm hit, I'm hit said French train hero

2015-08-26 11:31

A hero's wife recounts the horror of the French train attack as her husband screamed: ‘I'm hit, I'm hit.’

US warns Sri Lanka that Tamil re-conciliation will take time

2015-08-25 14:38

The US has warned Sri Lanka that re-conciliation with ethnic Tamils after the island's separatist war will not be easy, as it praised the new reformist government elected last week.

2 killed in clashes at Palestinian camp in Lebanon

2015-08-25 11:54

Two people have been killed in a Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon in renewed overnight clashes between the mainstream Palestinian faction Fatah and hardline Islamists, security sources say.

Terror charges dropped against Australian teen

2015-08-25 08:01

Terrorism charges have been dropped against a teenager in Melbourne who had been accused of plotting to behead a police officer and attack a parade.

France honours 'heroes' for train attack courage

2015-08-24 12:36

President Francois Hollande has bestowed France's highest honour on a group of Americans and a Briton saying the whole world 'admires their courage and cool composure' in overpowering a Moroccan gunman on a crowded train.


Jordan's 'anti-terror' law cracks down on journalists

2015-08-28 13:07

Last January, Jordan's King Abdullah II and Queen Rania marched alongside world leaders in Paris following the Charlie Hebdo attacks to stand for freedom of expression.

Kim Jong-Un credits nukes not talks for deal with South Korea

2015-08-28 10:06

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un says nuclear weapons, not negotiating skills secured what he described as a 'landmark' agreement with South Korea to end a dangerous military standoff.

UK hacker for ISIS killed in US drone strike in Syria

2015-08-27 09:19

A British hacker who US and European officials say became a top cyber expert for ISIS in Syria has been killed in a US drone strike, a US source familiar with the matter says.

2 new attacks hit refugee centres in Germany

2015-08-26 13:02

Two refugee shelters in Germany have been attacked, police said Wednesday, hours before Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to visit a centre for asylum-seekers that was hit by violent far-right protests.

France train suspect watched jihadi video - Prosecutor

2015-08-26 12:18

Minutes before he slung an assault rifle across his chest and walked through a high-speed train, the Moroccan suspect in the foiled attack watched a jihadi video on his cellphone, the French prosecutor say.

14-year-old student takes US school hostage

2015-08-26 09:25

A 14-year-old boy held 29 students and a teacher at gunpoint in a West Virginia high school classroom afternoon before he released them after negotiations and surrendered, authorities say.

We must prepare for new attacks - Francois Hollande

2015-08-25 12:56

French President Francois Hollande says his country should be prepared for more attacks such as the thwarted assault on a high-speed train last week.

UN chief appalled by 'barbaric' attacks in Palmyra

2015-08-25 09:45

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he is appalled by reports that ISIS had demolished a temple in Syria's ancient Palmyra.

South Korea turns off propaganda as Koreas reach deal

2015-08-25 07:25

After 40-plus-hours of talks, North and South Korea have pulled back from the brink with an accord that allows both sides to save face and, for the moment, avert the bloodshed they've been threatening each other with for weeks.

How evil is ISIS?

2015-08-24 09:55

Hordes of black clad fighters overrunning historic Middle Eastern cities, brutal Hollywood-style executions and thousands of recruits flocking from across the globe has made ISIS a priority enemy as its shift from contagion to pandemic gathers momentum.

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