Islamist militancy

July 19, 2016
July 19, 2016

IS claims first Germany attack with train axe assault

The Islamic State group claims responsibility for its first attack in Germany, an axe and knife assault on a train carried out by a 17-year-old Afghan refugee.

July 18, 2016
July 18, 2016

Nice attack premeditated, assailant attracted to radical Islam- prosecutor

The man who killed 84 people in Nice had planned his attack in the days prior to Bastille Day and had recently developed an interest in radical Islam, the Paris prosecutor says.

July 18, 2016
July 18, 2016

French PM booed at Nice commemoration

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls is booed as he attends a minute's silence in Nice, where an attacker in a lorry killed 84 people.

July 17, 2016
July 17, 2016

Nice lorry attacker 'researched route'

The Tunisian man who carried out the lorry attack in the French city of Nice researched his route in the days beforehand, French media reports say.

July 12, 2016
July 12, 2016

ISIS launches first Malay language newspaper in South-east Asia: Report

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) launches its first Malay language newspaper for its supporters in South-east Asia, as the terrorist group seeks to expand its reach in the region.

June 29, 2016
June 29, 2016

IS prime suspect after suicide bombers kill 41 at Istanbul airport

Turkish investigators pore over video footage and witness statements after three suspected Islamic State suicide bombers opened fire and blew themselves up in Istanbul's main airport, killing...

June 25, 2016
June 25, 2016

Big blast rocks Mogadishu hotel

A large explosion rocks a hotel in the centre of the Somali capital Mogadishu and there is ongoing gunfire after what is suspected to be an al-Shabab attack.

May 28, 2016
May 28, 2016

The fuss about ISIS and what we need to do

The murders of bloggers, intellectuals, priests, academicians, rights activists, and also persons of ordinary vocations committed by allegedly extremist groups...

May 20, 2016
May 20, 2016

Red alert at land, airports to arrest 6 ABT men

Authorities issue a red alert at the airports and land ports in the country to prevent the six alleged Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) men from leaving the country.

May 13, 2016
May 13, 2016

Some unresolved issues

Not only the ruling coalition and its main Opposition (which is outside the Parliament) contradict each other as to who have been killing writers, bloggers and freethinkers in the country, but some...