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Insurgents on killing spree during Kerry visit
Insurgents on killing spree during Kerry visit

In fierce fighting yesterday that killed more than 200 combatants, Nigerian troops clashed with Islamic extremists who attacked…

Isis confirms death of Japanese hostage

The Islamic State group confirmed today its militants have executed Haruna Yukawa, one of two Japanese it has been holding…

The trouble with juries and death penalty

Would you sentence someone to death or not? The process of finding "death qualified" jurors in the US is slowing two high…

Japan PM 'speechless' over Isis video

Japan's prime minister said Sunday he was "speechless" after an online video purported to show one of Isis' two Japanese…

War

Ukrainian pleads for weapons

A 46-year-old Ukrainian tank commander says politicians might yet stop the conflict that grips the east of his country…

Tough man of the Somme dies in Africa

William Clachan was made of tough stuff. The Wellington schoolteacher was wounded three times on the Western Front.

Japanese hostage feared beheaded
Japanese hostage feared beheaded

A video has emerged online claiming one of the two hostages being held by Isis has been killed and showing the other hostage…

'Release him' mother begs
'Release him' mother begs

Japan is vowing to "never give up" its struggle to save two hostages held captive by Islamic State (Isis) militants.

Fight against terror takes a hit
Fight against terror takes a hit

The collapse of the government in Sanaa means the United States has lost a reliable partner in its fight against al-Qaeda…

Editorial: 'Club's' rules of engagement not set in stone
Editorial: 'Club's' rules of engagement not set in stone

The Prime Minister has told a BBC interviewer New Zealand's military contribution to the war against jihadists in Iraq and…

Terrorism

Al-Qaeda group calls for more attacks
Al-Qaeda group calls for more attacks

Al-Qaeda’s Yemen branch called for lone-wolf attacks against the United States and the West in a video…

Isis demands $200m for two hostages

Hostages are a "military consultant" who headed to war zones after his wife died of cancer and a journalist dedicated to…

Australian police raise terror level

The terrorism threat level for Australian police has been elevated to high.

UN calls for unity in fight against Boko Haram

The UN Security Council urged central African countries on Monday to step up plans for a multinational force to fight Boko…

Boko Haram frees two dozen hostages
Boko Haram frees two dozen hostages

Boko Haram freed two dozen hostages after a mass abduction by its militants in Cameroon, as Chad prepared…

Fox News' grovelling mea culpa to Britain, France

America's most unrepentant news network has issued a string of on-air apologies for broadcasting erroneous information…

How brothers became killers

In 1992, two boys who would grow up slaughter 12 people at Charlie Hebdo, came home to find their mother lying dead in their…

Yazidi girls choose suicide over slavery

Many girls from the Yazidi community in Iraq are committing suicide after being raped and sold into sexual slavery by Isis…

'Death to Charlie Hebdo': Pakistan protests

Protests against French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo were held across Pakistan on Sunday as thousands of people in almost…

Britain fears Jewish exodus
Britain fears Jewish exodus

Britain's Home Secretary Theresa May today pleaded with Jews not to leave Britain as she vowed to step…

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