White nationalism, born in the US, is now a global terror threat

2019-03-25 12:23

The recent massacre of 50 Muslim worshippers at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand is the latest confirmation that white supremacy is a danger to democratic societies across the globe.

The Christchurch terror attack affects Muslims everywhere

2019-03-19 11:55

The Christchurch shooting may be viewed as an isolated incident in New Zealand, but it is surely part of a driving force of Islamophobia on a global scale, writes Naseema Barday.

SA condemns deadly attacks in the Philippines

2019-01-30 08:16

President Cyril Ramaphosa has extended condolences to President Rodrigo Duterte and the people of the Republic of the Philippines following the terrorists attacks that took place at Jolo Cathedral in Sulu.

Smartphones: A double-edged sword for terrorists

2018-11-13 18:25

Bombs and guns aside, a smartphone can be a powerful weapon in the hands of a terrorist – but it can also provide intelligence services with the tools to track them down.

Reserve Bank fines HSBC for poor controls preventing money laundering, terrorism

2018-11-09 19:14

The SA Reserve Bank's Prudential Authority has disciplined HSBC Bank Johannesburg for weaknesses in its processes that prevent the bank from "proactively detecting potential money laundering and the financing of terrorism".

Dutch jihadist suspect 'involved' in South African kidnapping – reports

2018-08-27 21:52

A suspected Dutch jihadist is believed to have been involved in the deadly kidnapping of a British couple in South Africa and of contacting a top Islamic State group official, Dutch media has reported.

95 killed, 158 wounded in Afghan car bombing

2018-01-27 20:14

Authorities say a suicide bomber driving an ambulance killed at least 95 people and wounded 158 in an attack claimed by the Taliban in the Afghan capital Kabul.

'I saw a gunman hitting the main gate with grenade'

2018-01-24 17:24

Save the Children suspended operations across Afghanistan as Islamic State militants terrorised staff trapped inside one of its offices in an hours-long attack, the latest assault on a foreign charity.

France charges 8 suspects after counter terrorism sweep

2017-11-12 12:05

A French official says eight people have been charged with terrorism offences after a joint counter terrorism sweep with Switzerland.

Turkey: Journalists on trial over minister's hacked emails

2017-10-24 22:11

Six journalists have appeared in a Turkish court on terror charges for reporting on a trove of allegedly hacked emails suggesting misconduct by Turkey's energy minister.


A lesson in leadership from New Zealand's Ardern

2019-03-24 09:00

In the devastating aftermath of a recent attack, New Zealand's prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, has captured the attention of the world with a remarkable show of leadership, writes Alet Janse van Rensburg.

A look at attacks on houses of worship over last decade

2019-03-15 21:03

Houses of worship around the world, a place of reflection and peace, have been targeted for attack by extremists.

19 dead as bombs target cathedral in southern Philippines

2019-01-27 06:32

Two bombs have exploded outside a Roman Catholic cathedral on a southern Philippine island where Muslim militants are active, killing at least 19 people and wounding nearly 50 during a Sunday Mass.

Australia terror attacker 'inspired by Islamic State'

2018-11-11 11:33

A Somali-born Australian who went on a deadly knife rampage in the country's second-largest city Melbourne was inspired by Islamic State but did not have a direct link to the jihadist group, the government said.

SA law enforcement clueless but, luckily, ISIS is not targeting country – experts

2018-11-07 20:16

South Africa need not worry about possible terrorist attacks by the Islamic State group, say most panelists at an Afro-Middle East Centre event.

Terrorism increasingly seen as business threat - CEO report

2018-02-27 19:27

CEOs around the world regard terrorism as the second biggest threat to their businesses, according to a report by PwC.

Paris attacks suspect 'message' showed desire to detonate belt - report

2018-01-27 19:36

A message believed to be written by Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam indicates that he had intended to detonate his suicide belt during the assault.

How to end DRC and global violence

2017-12-24 06:12

The answer lies in the decades-old practice of transcendental meditation, writes David Leffler.

Bahrain calls pipeline fire 'a terrorist act'

2017-11-12 10:34

Bahrain on Saturday blamed a "terrorist act" for an oil pipeline fire near the capital Manama, later brought under control by emergency services.

ISIS came with a hit list, left Syria town in a trail of blood

2017-10-24 06:30

Islamic State militants have killed more than 70 civilians and dumped their bodies in farms and ditches.

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