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Boko Haram slaughters 48 fish vendors
Boko Haram slaughters 48 fish vendors

Suspected Boko Haram extremists ambushed and slaughtered 48 fish vendors near Nigeria's border with Chad, the head of their…

Suicide bomber kills 50 at volleyball match

Around 50 people have been killed and 60 others wounded when a suicide blast hit crowds gathered to watch a volleyball game…

'Short-term' terror laws until 2018

Urgent law changes being introduced to combat the threat of "foreign fighters" will be in place until 2018, as opponents…

Terror law changes to last until 2018

Urgent changes to the law introduced to combat the threat of "foreign fighters" had been flagged by the Prime Minister as…

War

WWI: Under-age worker died at the Somme

A third of the kauri bushman who went to war did not return home and today a memorial plaque on the landward side of Lion…

Hostage: Beheading death likely

British journalist and Islamic State (Isis) group hostage John Cantlie says in a newly released propaganda video he is likely…

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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
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
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
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…

Terrorism

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…

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

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'

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

'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 battling the Islamic State group have recaptured most of the town of Beiji, home to the country's largest…

Women's decree designed to annoy Isis
Women's decree designed to annoy Isis

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

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