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Chinese police kill dozens in 'terror gang'
Chinese police kill dozens in 'terror gang'

Chinese police have reportedly shot dead dozens of members of a knife-wielding terror gang in the far western home to the…

Bombing foiled by 'degraded' underwear

A plan to blow up a plane on Christmas Day in 2009 failed because the explosives became 'degraded' after he wore the same…

Syria's Assad sworn in as president

Bashar Assad has been sworn in for a third seven-year term as Syria's president, after a vote that effectively excluded…

Dozens killed in Afghanistan attack

At least 89 people have been killed by a suicide bomber near a busy market and mosque in eastern Afghanistan.

War

Last Hiroshima bomber dies in US

Theodore Van Kirk, the last surviving member of the US crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima in World War II, has…

Israel unleashes heaviest onslaught yet

More than 100 Palestinians were reportedly killed as Israel unleashed its heaviest bombardment in a 3-week-old war against…

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The deadly fate of prostitutes in Iraq
The deadly fate of prostitutes in Iraq

'This is the fate of any prostitution' the inscription warned above a door. Inside the apartment block lay the bodies of…

Isis suspected of new slaughter
Isis suspected of new slaughter

Iraqi officials discovered 50 bodies, many of them blindfolded and with their hands bound, in an agricultural area outside…

UK twin sisters now thought to be in Syria
UK twin sisters now thought to be in Syria

Two 16-year-old twin sisters from the UK are now thought to be in Syria, and it's thought they may have followed an older…

Kiwis avoid uncharged ban
Kiwis avoid uncharged ban

Kiwis flying from New Zealand to the United States will not be required to undergo strict new security measures being introduced…

Terrorism

Twin sisters flee UK to join terror group
Twin sisters flee UK to join terror group

Twin sisters have fled their UK home in the middle of the night and flown to Istanbul to join ISIS fighters…

Kidnapped Kiwi: 'There was a sense of unreality'

A former kidnap victim says being held hostage made her feel "invincible" enough to become the CEO of Callaghan Innovation…

US orders tighter airport security

United States authorities fear a new threat to planes from terrorists with explosives that evade detection and have tightened…

'Angel of Woolwich' detained

A UK woman dubbed the "Angel of Woolwich" for confronting the killers of soldier Lee Rigby has been detained under the Mental…

Nigerian military busts abducted girls' terror cell
Nigerian military busts abducted girls' terror cell

Nigeria's military says it has busted a terrorist intelligence cell and arrested a businessman who "participated…

Isis claims state, warns of 'jihad era'

The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (Isis) has declared the areas it occupies in Iraq and Syria as a new Islamic state…

ISIL claims global Muslim leadership

The jihadist group ISIL is claiming leadership of the world’s Muslims, after a bloody sweep through large parts of Iraq.

Suicide bomber blows himself up in Beirut hotel

A suicide bomber blew himself up in his room at a Beirut hotel as Lebanese security forces raided the premises.

Bomb hits shopping mall in Nigeria

An explosion rocked a shopping mall in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, and police say at least 21 people have been killed and…

Nigeria: More women, girls kidnapped
Nigeria: More women, girls kidnapped

Suspected Boko Haram militants have abducted more than 60 women and girls, some as young as three, in…

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