Trump officially declares North Korea state sponsor of terrorism

2017-11-21 09:05

President Donald Trump has declared North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism even as his top diplomat said Washington has not given up hope of a negotiated end to its nuclear standoff with Kim Jong-Un's regime.

Suicide attacker kills numerous people at Kabul wedding hall

2017-11-16 19:01

A suicide attacker has blown himself up outside a wedding hall in Kabul killing at least seven people, officials say.

Man drops cocaine in his hat while in court on a drug charge

2017-11-11 08:17

Authorities say a man who was in court for violating his bond on a drug charge is in even more trouble after a wad of cocaine fell from his hat while he was in front of the judge.

Free smartphone offer 'won't compromise your data'

2017-11-10 07:06

User information will be kept safe, promises a retailer which is giving away smartphones as part of a programme to disrupt the traditional mobile business model.

NATO looks to seize momentum in Afghanistan conflict

2017-11-09 22:09

Defence ministers from across the NATO alliance have met in Brussels to review next steps in the Afghanistan conflict and brainstorm ways to deal with the 16-year-old security crisis.

Trump 'open' to meeting with North Korean leader

2017-11-06 11:30

US President Donald Trump would "certainly be open" to meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, he has announced.

Russian security agency arrests extremist suspects

2017-11-03 16:03

Russia's top domestic security agency says it has detained a group of suspects accused of planning firebomb attacks on official buildings.

North Korea could be listed as terrorism 'sponsor' - White House

2017-11-03 11:48

President Donald Trump's national security adviser has said North Korea could be added to the list of state sponsors of terrorism.

CIA releases 470 000 more files from Osama bin Laden raid

2017-11-02 10:40

The CIA is releasing never-before-seen video of Osama bin Laden's son and potential successor – part of a trove of material recovered during the May 2011 raid that killed the al-Qaeda leader at his compound in Pakistan.

New York terror suspect confesses ISIS inspired, 'felt good' after attack

2017-11-02 06:07

The Uzbek immigrant behind New York's worst attack in 16 years has confessed to acting in the name of ISIS and 'felt good' about the killings, having planned an assault for a year, investigators have said.


US warns of Christmas terror threat in Europe

2017-11-17 08:32

The United States has updated its advice to travellers heading for Europe, warning of an increased terrorist threat over the Christmas and New Year holiday season.

US says North Korean malware lurking in computer networks

2017-11-15 09:30

US authorities say malware developed in North Korea is still lurking in many computer networks, giving hackers backdoor access to government, financial, automotive and media organisations.

Panic button app Namola goes national

2017-11-10 21:00

An Uber-like South African safety and security app - Namola - has gone national.

Macron warns looming military defeat of ISIS 'not the end'

2017-11-09 22:37

French President Emmanuel Macron has said that the Islamic State group faced complete military defeat in Iraq and Syria within months, but warned the battle against jihadism would go on.

Official: Suicide attack on Kabul TV station

2017-11-07 11:06

A police official says three people including a suicide bomber have attacked a TV station in the capital Kabul.

US soldier killed in Afghanistan

2017-11-05 14:30

A U.S. soldier has died from wounds sustained during an operation in Afghanistan's eastern Logar province

Trump's tweets unlikely to slow down New York terror case

2017-11-03 13:32

President Donald Trump's tweets calling for the death penalty for the man accused in the New York truck rampage could be seized on by defence attorneys as evidence of bias.

Trump calls for death penalty for New York truck attacker

2017-11-03 10:29

President Donald Trump has called for the man charged over the New York truck attack to be executed.

Timeline of major jihadist attacks in the US

2017-11-02 07:06

New York has been struck by its worst attack since September 11, 2001 when a suspect with apparent links to the Islamic State group mowed down pedestrians and cyclists on a bike path on Lower's Manhattan's West Side, killing eight.

Cop who halted New York truck rampage hailed as a modest hero

2017-11-02 05:28

New York City's police commissioner says the officer who shot the man responsible for a deadly rampage on a Manhattan bike path is too modest to admit he's a hero.

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