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'The purpose is not to spy' - SIS chief
'The purpose is not to spy' - SIS chief

If there's one thing that irks Rebecca Kitteridge, it is being referred to as the new head of the SIS spy agency.

The cost of defeating Isis

Iraqi forces have driven militants from Jurf Al-Sakhar, but all that’s left is a shell. The town is now emptied of its 80,000…

Boy, 14, details terror plans to police

A 14-year-old boy in Austria was remanded in custody after telling police he planned to plant a bomb in a public area and…

Islamic State massacres 30 men in Iraq

Islamic State militants lined 30 men up in a town near Baghdad and shot them dead, the latest mass killing carried out by…

War

Clashes as Israel shuts holy site

Palestinian leaders accused Israel of an act of war in closing the sacred Temple Mount religious site after a dramatic rooftop…

Chaplains died alongside troops

The Gallipoli landings occurred on April 25, 1915. It was eight months of bloodshed before evacuations began in December…

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Canada shooter was 'mentally ill'
Canada shooter was 'mentally ill'

The shooter who rampaged through Canada’s parliament took a video of himself just before the attack and was inspired by…

Thirty young boys and girls snatched in Nigeria
Thirty young boys and girls snatched in Nigeria

Around 30 adolescents - some of them girls aged as young as 11 - have been abducted in northeast Nigeria over the weekend…

Beef up security, NZ told
Beef up security, NZ told

International security experts have ordered NZ cricket bosses to beef up security ahead of next year's World Cup.

Lone wolf jihadist fears
Lone wolf jihadist fears

It is arguably the greatest security challenge of the modern age - how to prevent "lone wolf" fanatics from committing devastating…

Terrorism

Attack on NY police a 'terrorist act'
Attack on NY police a 'terrorist act'

A hatchet attack on New York rookie police officers was a “terrorist act” carried out by a self-radicalised…

Muslims condemn Aussie teen jihadist's threat

Muslim community groups have condemned threats made by a teenage jihadist who ran away from his family in Australia to join…

The devil is chasing me: gunman

The Muslim gunman who killed a soldier in the Canadian capital this week had confided to a friend and fellow worshipper…

Canada gunman was 'lost, didn't fit in'

A day after Michael Zehaf-Bibeau launched a deadly attack on Canada's seat of government, a portrait of the 32-year-old…

The value of girls: $10 and kola nuts
The value of girls: $10 and kola nuts

Some 40 girls have reportedly been taken in Nigeria - with Islamists leaving $10 and some kola nuts…

Accused gunman's mum: 'We are sorry'

'Can you ever explain something like this?', asked the mother of the man accused of killing a Canadian soldier and attacking…

There were gunmen on roof - Kiwi

A New Zealander in Ottawa was just a block away from the gunman who murdered a soldier and attacked Parliament in shootings…

Jihadists stay at home to wage terrorist war

If there was anyone left who thought only troubled, fractured societies were subject to terrorism, the wave of apparently…

Terror in Canada: NZ reviews security
Terror in Canada: NZ reviews security

Canada has been rocked by an armed attack today, and John Key says the chances of a similar event occurring…

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World

Rolf Harris refused appeal
Rolf Harris refused appeal

Jailed paedophile Rolf Harris has been refused permission to appeal his convictions for sexually assaulting four girls in…

Spaceship explodes over desert
A setback for space tourism
China experimental moon orbiter returns
video London skatepark wins heritage listing
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