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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.

US: ISIS fight not over, despite Raqa victory

2017-10-21 07:00

The US has praised local Syrian forces for driving the Islamic State group from Raqa, but warned the war against the jihadists is far from over.

NYC 'remains a target' - FBI says after bombing conviction

2017-10-17 15:26

Law enforcement officials are calling the swift conviction of a New Jersey man in a mostly botched bombing mission in New York City a victory but are urging continued vigilance

Man builds pressure-cooker bomb, gets 15-year jail term

2017-10-09 22:13

A British man who tried to build a bomb from a pressure cooker and Christmas tree lights after becoming radicalised online has been sentenced to at least 15 years in prison.

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Somalia in world's top 10 countries affected by terrorism - Global Terrorism Index

Somalia has been identified as among the world's top 10 countries affected by terrorism, according to the Global Terrorism Index. Al-Qaeda affiliated al-Shabab has been responsible for a bulk of the attacks, influenced by its aim to establish an Islamic state in Somalia. Watch.

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Indonesia restricts app over "terrorism" content

2017-07-15 14:32

Indonesia has blocked web-based access to a popular messaging service and threatened a full ban on the app due to its "terrorism" content, the government said.

SA must guard against terrorism

2017-06-06 13:01

We all need to unite – like we do when fighting corruption and discrimination – in condemning the evil of fundamentalism wherever it rears its ugly head, writes Austil Mathebula.

May spars with Corbyn on terrorism as UK vote nears climax

2017-06-05 10:13

UK opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has traded blows with Prime Minister Theresa May over who has the worst record on countering terrorism.

Military says 89 gunmen killed during Philippine urban battle

2017-05-31 18:32

Philippine security forces kill 89 Islamist militants during more than a week of fighting in a southern city but the gunmen are still offering strong resistance and holding hostages.

 

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.

Female militia vows to keep fighting ISIS militants

2017-10-20 06:20

A Kurdish female militia that took part in freeing the Syrian city of Raqa from the Islamic State group says it will continue the fight to liberate women from the extremists' brutal rule.

New Jersey man convicted in New York bombing that injured 30

2017-10-16 22:58

A federal jury has convicted a man of planting two bombs on New York City streets, including one that injured 30 people when it detonated.

UK preacher gets 6½ years for promoting terrorism in sermons

2017-09-29 05:10

A Muslim cleric in England has been given a 6½-year prison sentence for backing the Islamic State extremist group through his sermons.

What Trump can still do to salvage 2017 - and win in 2020

2017-07-20 12:03

With US President Donald Trump marking six months in power, fellow Republicans hope to turn the page on a relatively fruitless debut and lift a trophy with tax reform before his first year is out.

With global jihadi network, ISIS is likely here to stay

2017-07-11 19:26

Islamic State group's mix of local insurgency, digitally connected global jihadis gives it staying power.

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ICC Champs Trophy: How are Brits feeling about security at grounds?

Sport24 chief writer Rob Houwing is following the Proteas for the group stages of the ICC Champions Trophy in the UK. Rob joined us over the phone on Monday to give us an update. Watch.

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A look at deadly Afghan insurgent attacks in recent years

2017-06-01 09:37

Afghan insurgents have stepped up their attacks in 2017, devastating the capital of Kabul with increasingly deadly and brutal assaults.

SARB fined banks R46.5m in 2016 for control weaknesses - report

2017-05-26 10:57

The South African Reserve Bank fined banks a total of R46.5m in 2016 due to weaknesses in their control measures.

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