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Terrorism

Pentagon launching missile defense blimps to patrol East Coast
The US Army is set to begin testing its blimp-like surveillance airships, designed to help the military detect and destroy cruise missiles from attacking the nation’s capital and other East Coast cities.

18.12.2014 02:15

Australia ignored Tehran's warnings about Sydney hostage-taker - Iranian official
Iran had repeatedly warned Australia about the Islamist hostage-taker in Sydney whose 16-hour siege resulted in the deaths of two captives, before a police operation resulted in his death as well, according to a high-level Iranian official.

17.12.2014 14:22

Terrorist child killers - enemies of humanity
​Peshawar school attack is the deadliest carried out in Pakistan. The 132 children killed in the siege, as with the 186 children who perished in the Russia’s Beslan massacre in 2004, are a grim reminder that evil does indeed exist in our world.

17.12.2014 14:40

‘The Interview’ premiere canceled in wake of Sony hacker ‘9/11-style’ terror threats
The premiere of ‘The Interview’, the comedy ridiculing the North Korean leadership, has been canceled in New York, allegedly due to a 9/11-style terror threat. But US security officials say “there is no credible intelligence” of an attack at this time.

17.12.2014 11:54

​‘Keep 1 round for each other’: Brits fighting ISIS agree death pact, won’t submit to capture
Two ex-soldiers who travelled from Britain to Syria to join Kurdish troops fighting Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) said the battlefield “was like World War I.” They also revealed they had a plan to kill each other rather than face capture.

17.12.2014 10:43

Kurdish teenager shot dead in clashes with Turkish police
A 17-year-old boy was shot dead during clashes between police and the supporters of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in Turkey’s mainly Kurdish southeast city of Diyarbakır on Tuesday.

17.12.2014 14:30

Australia's interventionist foreign policy - time for a rethink
The tragic Sydney café siege of earlier this week, which resulted in the death of three people, raises quite a few serious questions.

17.12.2014 12:27

Sydney-style lone-wolf terror attack could happen in London – Cameron
Britain could be hit “at any moment” by a Sydney-style terror attack, David Cameron has told MPs.

17.12.2014 11:31

Suspected Moscow theater massacre organizer arrested
Russian security forces have arrested a suspected organizer of the hostage-taking at a Moscow theater in 2002. He is said to have provided weapons and explosives to the terrorists, who took over 900 people hostage in a crisis that led to over 130 deaths.

17.12.2014 10:06

‘Terror has no religion’: MP urges ban on phrase ‘Islamic terrorist’ in mass media
A Russian lawmaker proposes a ban on expressions such as ‘Islamic terrorist’ and ‘Islamist militant’ in the mass media, claiming they give people the wrong impression about Islam and put ordinary believers at risk.

17.12.2014 08:36

EU court removes Hamas from terror blacklist
The EU General Court has ordered that the Palestinian militant group Hamas be removed from the bloc’s terror blacklist. The move comes over four years after Hamas appealed its terror designation before the EU.

17.12.2014 08:58

Pakistan revokes ban on death penalty after Taliban school siege
After the bloody Taliban attack on an army-ran school that left 132 students and nine teachers dead, Pakistan intends to relinquish its moratorium on death penalty.

17.12.2014 07:56