Trump backs terror torture
Trump backs terror torture

Several Republican candidates called for a return to the criticised anti-terrorism tactics used under the George W Bush…

Further Paris attack plans revealed

A woman whose tip-off allowed police to kill the Paris Attacks ringleader says he planned further attacks including one…

Music videos and mortars

This is what the frontline near the Isis stronghold of Mosul looks like.

Isis sex slaves forced to take virginity tests

The women were forced to take the tests after escaping Isis by Iraq's Kurdistan government.


Museum war memorial at risk

A $3 million World War I memorial in Auckland Domain may not proceed after concerns the five shortlisted designs do not…

Big read: Incredible untold story of WWII

Charles "Chook" Fergusson narrowly escaped death when his plane was shot down. Then he found himself in a Japanese prisoner…

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Plot to fill kangaroo with explosives
Plot to fill kangaroo with explosives

Australian teen Sevdet Besim boasted he would "love to take out some cops. I was gonna meet with them then take some heads"…

Paris attackers were versed in atrocity
Paris attackers were versed in atrocity

The 17-minute video, released Sunday, shows the extent of the planning that went into the multiple attacks in Paris.

Isis killers' last video
Isis killers' last video

The gunmen behind the Paris terror attacks have appeared in an Isis (Islamic State) video in which they behead several hostages…

Man knows 'mastermind' of Paris attacks
Man knows 'mastermind' of Paris attacks

Police arrested Belgian man linked to the Islamic State group and who had a "direct relationship" to attackers who carried…


Isis capture new ground after massacre
Isis capture new ground after massacre

Jihadists from the Islamic State group have abducted more than 400 Syrian civilians in a major assault…

Isis turning British kids into killers

When Isis took over Manbij, it became a meeting place for jihadis (mostly British) from around the world and renamed the…

Alan Duff: Fanatics want to darken our dawn

Many of us want to know what makes Muslims tick, writes Alan Duff. Don't send me death threats yet, you of Muslim faith…

Gehan Gunasekara: Fighting Isis not black and white - it's spattered red

There is a danger that this conflict will draw us ever deeper into a quagmire, writes Gehan Gunasekar. There is a danger…

Rodney Hide: Not much of an Age of Aquarius
Rodney Hide: Not much of an Age of Aquarius

I haven't seen the video. The news reports were graphic enough. Adding to the horror of the five men…

Paul G. Buchanan: Why Kiwi SAS troops must join fight against Isis

It will raise NZ's target profile amongst Islamists and could invite attack at home. But it is a necessary, justifiable…

Munich terror threat remains in place

A terror warning in Munich on New Year's Eve that led to the evacuation of two train stations was not a false alert.

Revellers defy terror fears to celebrate

Security was tight as revellers took to the streets to welcome the new year due to fear of terror threats.

Two suspected of plotting attacks arrested

Two people have been arrested in Belgium on suspicion of planning attacks in Brussels during the holidays, the federal prosecutor's…

8 reasons why people join jihadists
8 reasons why people join jihadists

Radicalisation is a youth revolt against society, says expert.

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8 things you need to know right now
8 things you need to know right now

Isis militants dubbed "The Beatles" identified and UN condemns North Korean rocket launch - your wrap of the world stories…

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