A still image from a video posted by the Taliban on social media on 19 December 2016 shows American Caitlan Coleman, left, speaking next to her husband, Joshua Boyle, and their two sons. Photograph: Handout/Reuters

Pakistan Army rescues US-Canadian family kidnapped in Afghanistan

Pakistan Army recovers Canadian-American family abducted in Afghanistan A kidnapped U.S.-Canadian couple and their three children born in captivity have been freed in Pakistan, nearly five years after the couple was abducted... Read more »

Australian police foils airplane terrorist plot

Australian Police carry out raids across Sydney after foiling aircraft attack Australia remains on high alert after the Australian Federal Police foiled an alleged plot to bring down a commercial airline from... Read more »
Australian defence force personnel would be empowered to strike Islamic State ‘at its core’, Malcolm Turnbull said on Thursday. Photograph: Dave Hunt/AAP

Australia boost military’s powers to help police deal with terror threats

Australian Defense Force authorized to help Police during terror attacks Australia’s military will be more promptly deployed to respond to domestic “terrorist incidents” under proposed changes to laws by the government. According... Read more »
At least 22 killed in Manchester terror attack

UK explosion: At least 22 killed in Manchester terror attack

Children among 22 dead in suicide attack at Ariana Grande concert At least 22 people were killed and about 59 others were injured in an attack after an Ariana Grande concert Monday... Read more »

Pakistani man stabbed to death by two teenagers in Queanbeyan, NSW

Pakistani-Australian community in shock as Pakistan student and worker stabbed to death by two young radicalised boys SYDNEY – A Pakistani student has been stabbed to death possibly by two Australian teenage boys,... Read more »
Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube collaborate to fight terrorist propaganda

Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube collaborate to fight terrorist propaganda

Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube would cooperate on a plan to help limit the spread of terrorist content online. Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube have announced they’ll start sharing data to reduce the... Read more »
A school classroom was damaged and 22 students and six teachers killed in an air strike in rebel-held Idlib province. Photo: Omar Haj Kadour, AFP/Getty Images

22 children killed in one of the worst school bombings in Syria’s war: UNICEF

Air strikes that hit a school in Syria’s rebel-held Idlib province killed 22 children and six teachers, the UN children’s agency UNICEF said Wednesday. “This is a tragedy. It is an outrage.... Read more »
Australian defence force personnel would be empowered to strike Islamic State ‘at its core’, Malcolm Turnbull said on Thursday. Photograph: Dave Hunt/AAP

Australia to expand its role in fight against ISIS in Syria and Iraq

PM Turnbull announces intentions to heavily target ISIS, warns of increased terror attacks in Asia CANBERRA — Australia will step up airstrikes against Islamic State, allowing its military for the first time... Read more »
Rescue workers tend to an injured victim after a bomb exploded in Hua Hin on August 12, 2016

Series of explosions hit tourist towns of Thailand

Thailand rocked by 11 bombs in one day in which at least 4 were killed and dozens injured BANGKOK (Thailand) — A series of explosions targeting some of Thailand’s most popular resort cities... Read more »
Police officers and medical services respond to the shooting at the Olympia Einkaufzentrum (OEZ) at July 22, 2016 in Munich, Germany.

Shooting at Munich shopping mall kills at least 9

A shooting at a shopping mall in Munich has left at least nine people dead, as well as the apparent attacker, and at least 16 people injured, the Munich police say. Munich... Read more »
At least 84 killed in 'monstrous' terror attack on holiday crowd in Nice, France

At least 84 killed in terror attack on Bastille Day holiday France

A driver of a lorry (truck) deliberately hit people while celebrating Bastille Day, France’s national holiday, killing at least 84, including many children NICE, (France) — An attacker killed at least 84 people... Read more »
Suicide bombers hit 3 Saudi cities, including one of Islam's holiest sites

Suicide bombers hit 3 Saudi cities, including one of Islam’s holiest sites

Four security guards killed at Prophet’s Mosque in Medina in third attack to hit kingdom in one day. At least four security officers have been killed and five wounded after a suicide... Read more »
At least 131 killed in biggest terror attacks in Baghdad this year

Baghdad blast: Deadliest terror attack in Iraq’s capital kill at least 200

At least 200 people have been killed and over 200 injured in bombings that hit crowded market areas in Baghdad on Saturday night, in the deadliest single attack in the Iraqi capital... Read more »
At least 41 dead, 200 injured in Istanbul airport blasts

41 dead and more than 230 hurt in Istanbul Ataturk airport attacks

Attacks on Istanbul’s Ataturk airport has killed 41 people, at least 13 of them foreigners, and injured more than 230, officials say. A triple suicide bombing at Istanbul’s main international airport on Tuesday... Read more »
Pakistan is mourning one of its most famous singers, Amjad Sabri, who was shot dead in Karachi by militants.

Pakistan mourns legend Qawwal Amjad Sabri assassinated in Karachi

Pakistan is mourning one of its most famous sufi singers, Amjad Sabri, who was shot dead in Karachi by militants Thousands of mourners attended the funeral of a well-known Pakistani Sufi singer... Read more »
Police direct relatives away from the scene of a mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., early Sunday. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

At least 50 dead and 53 injured in Florida nightclub massacre

A state of emergency has been declared across the city of Orlando after deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history in which more than 50 people have been reported dead FLORIDA (United States)... Read more »
Neil Prakash was believed to have left Melbourne for Syria in 2013.

Australia’s most wanted ISIS recruiter, Neil Prakash, killed in US airstrike

Australia is the biggest per capita supplier of foreign fighters to ISIS An Australian ISIS recruiter who called on his countrymen to “start attacking before they attack you” has died in a... Read more »
Drone attack

‘Stop trying to kill me’ pleads Pakistani man on US drone ‘Kill List’

This is what it feels like to be hunted by drones, explains Malik Jalal – the man on US drone ‘Kill List’ A Pakistani man who claims to be on a ‘Kill List’... Read more »
G7 Foreign Ministers walk together after placing wreaths at the cenotaph at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, western Japan on Monday.

G7 leaders call for ‘world without nuclear weapons’ in Hiroshima declaration

The foreign ministers of the world’s most advanced economies visited a war memorial for the 140,000 victims of the 1945 atomic bombing of the Japanese city. HIROSHIMA (Japan) – The Group of... Read more »

Tourists cut back on Europe trips after Brussels Bombings

Brussels terror attack has altered perceptions of the continent’s safety The impact of the Brussels terror onslaught was immediate. Within days, occupancy rates at some hotels in the city plunged to just... Read more »

Explosion at park in Lahore kills at least 60

At least 65 people were killed and more than 200 injured when a suicide bomb ripped through the parking space of a crowded park in Lahore At least 65 people have died... Read more »

At least 30 reported dead, 100 injured as blasts hit Brussels

At least 34 have been reported dead and over 100 injured in coordinated attacks that ripped the Brussels international airport early Tuesday shortly before another blast was heard at a metro station... Read more »
San Bernadino, terrorism and government hacking of iPhones

Pandora’s Box: San Bernadino, terrorism and government hacking of iPhones

Why doesn’t Apple want to help law enforcement in any way it can to track down the terrorists who may still be at large connected with the horrific December San Bernadino attack?... Read more »

Explosion in central Istanbul kills at least 10, injures 15

Explosion leaves ten dead and 15 injured at the major tourist attraction of Sultanahmet square in Istanbul An explosion in the heart of Istanbul’s historic Sultanahmet tourist district killed at least 10 people... Read more »