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Spy bill fast track faces criticism
Spy bill fast track faces criticism

Proposed powers for spies to set up video surveillance in New Zealanders' homes without a warrant have come under fire on…

Brakes needed on terrorism bill

The Government is legislating at breakneck pace to pass a bill it calls "Countering Terrorist Fighters Legislation".

Killers on agencies' radars

Michael Adebowale made no attempt to hide his rage or his thirst for revenge in his online conversation with a jihadi leader…

Brian Rudman: Spies bigger threat than terror fighters

Only in a topsy-turvy world would it be seen as rational to bring a posse of spies to heel by increasing their rights to…

War

Paul Thomas: Staying out of Middle East - wise or reckless?

What if the Middle East had a war and nobody came? Middle Eastern conflict in one form or another - phoney war, proxy war…

Former spy, Apiata swap war stories

Two military heroes - former spy Pippa Doyle and Willie Apiata - rubbed shoulders last night as France bestowed its highest…

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Teen girls blow themselves up, kill 45
Teen girls blow themselves up, kill 45

Two teenage female suicide bombers dressed in full hijabs entered a busy marketplace in Nigeria and blew themselves up…

Pentagon boss Hagel out as IS war heats up
Pentagon boss Hagel out as IS war heats up

President Barack Obama announced the departure of US defence Secretary Chuck Hagel, with the White House under fire over…

UK warns terror risk 'greater than ever'
UK warns terror risk 'greater than ever'

Britain's terror threat is more serious 'than at any time before or since 9/11', the country's interior minister has warned…

Backing secure for jihadist bill
Backing secure for jihadist bill

The Government's controversial "foreign fighters" legislation allowing the recall of suspected New Zealand jihadists' passports…

Terrorism

'Jihadi John' body double?
'Jihadi John' body double?

The British Isis killer known as "Jihadi John" may have a body double, according to a new video analysis…

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
Terror law changes to last until 2018

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

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…

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…

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