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Mob kills bomber before he detonated
Mob kills bomber before he detonated

An angry mob beat a suspected would-be suicide bomber to death in Nigeria, put a tyre around his neck and set him alight…

European jihadis take lead roles in killing video

Three young Europeans are believed to be among the cold-eyed fighters on a propaganda video showing a beheaded American…

Latest Isis video marks a change of tack

Much has changed in Iraq and Syria in the six weeks since the last Western hostage, Alan Henning, was beheaded.

Dr Anwar Ghani: Don't link Muslim Kiwis to Isis terror

We've had reports of abuse by Kiwis who think all Muslims are terrorists. I say to those responsible: when you scream at…

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Air strikes find and destroy hidden Isis bunkers

Allied forces in Iraq destroyed a complex of bunkers and tunnels uncovered by chance in an American strike.

WWI: NZ's first dashing fighter ace

Clive Collett had flown nearly 1200 hours in dozens of different aircraft when he took to the air in a captured German plane…

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Jihadi John threatens slaughter in West
Jihadi John threatens slaughter in West

The Islamic State militant known as Jihadi John has threatened to bring slaughter to the streets of Britain and the West…

Female suicide bomber blows herself up
Female suicide bomber blows herself up

A female suicide bomber has blown herself up at a mobile phone market in northeast Nigeria, killing several people, witnesses…

'20th hijacker' seeks role in civil terror cases
'20th hijacker' seeks role in civil terror cases

The man who became known as the '20th hijacker' from the September 11, 2001, attacks wants to testify in lawsuits filed…

US aid worker's beheading 'pure evil'
US aid worker's beheading 'pure evil'

President Barack Obama confirmed the death of US aid worker Peter Kassig, calling his beheading at the hands of the Islamic…

Terrorism

'Jihadi John' wounded in airstrike
'Jihadi John' wounded in airstrike

UK has received reports that notorious terrorist accused of killing two British hostages has been injured…

Four Sydney brothers join Isis terror group

Four brothers slipped out of Australia last week to join the fight with Islamic State (Isis) in Syria.

Isis and al-Qaeda agree to join forces

Militant leaders from Isis and al-Qaeda held a meeting in Syria last week and agreed to stop fighting each other - and work…

Anti-torture panel grills US officials

A UN panel has grilled US officials over America's compliance with a key anti-torture treaty, raising a series of alleged…

Iraqi soldiers recapture town from Isis
Iraqi soldiers recapture town from Isis

Iraqi soldiers battling the Islamic State group have recaptured most of the town of Beiji, home to the…

Women's decree designed to annoy Isis

A local government in a majority Kurdish area of Syria has granted women equal rights - something a monitoring group called…

Isis chief targeted in Iraq US strike

The United States-led coalition unleashed air strikes near the Iraqi city of Mosul targeting top jihadist militants but…

Navy Seal goes from 'hero to zero'

The former US Navy Seal who claims to have shot dead Osama bin Laden has gone from "hero to zero" and "put a bullseye on…

Paul Little: Isis an excuse to peek at us

Senator Joe McCarthy couldn't have done better. In 1950, he invented reds under the bed when he stood up before the Ohio…

Fran O'Sullivan: Key puts world on notice of NZ's strategy for UN
Fran O'Sullivan: Key puts world on notice of NZ's strategy for UN

John Key was playing to a vital international audience when he said that New Zealand has an opportunity…

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