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Second US journalist hostage beheaded
Second US journalist hostage beheaded

"I'm back Obama," says the man in a new internet video released before a second US journalist held hostage, Steven Sotloff…

No NZ plans to follow sanctions against jihadists

Prime Minister John Key says the Government is not planning to follow Australia and the UK in stepping up sanctions against…

'Massacre' averted, as town taken back

Iraqi forces broke through to the jihadist-besieged town of Amerli, where thousands of people have been trapped for two…

UK's 'greatest terrorist threat'

Britain faces the "greatest and deepest" terror threat in the country's history, Prime Minister David Cameron warned yesterday…

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Putin makes 'Kiev in two weeks' brag

Vladimir Putin has boasted to European leaders his forces could sweep into Kiev in two weeks if he wanted.

Radicals will be detained for treatment

Islamic radicals returning from Iraq and Syria will be forced on to "deradicalisation" programmes to reverse any brainwashing…

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Stripped and marched to their deaths
Stripped and marched to their deaths

Video emerges appearing to show around 200 government soldiers in Syria being marched in their underwear through the desert…

UAE and Egypt bomb Islamists in Libya
UAE and Egypt bomb Islamists in Libya

The UAE and Egypt secretly bombed Islamist militia in Libya last week, apparently catching Washington off guard.

Families asked to ID future terrorists
Families asked to ID future terrorists

UK police want people to ID "aspiring terrorists" among their family members after the murder of James Foley by a man with…

Australia's $64m radicalisation battle
Australia's $64m radicalisation battle

The Australian Government has announced a A$64 million (NZ$71.38m) package to help prevent youngsters from being radicalised…

Terrorism

Murdered hostage's last message
Murdered hostage's last message

Murdered US hostage James Foley taught a fellow hostage to memorise a message to his parents - and it…

American hostage released in Syria

The US government says an American held hostage for about two years by an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria has been released…

'Close' to identifying suspect in journalist's killing

Police and spy agencies say they are 'close' to identifying the English-accented militant in a video showing the killing…

US attacks Isis despite hostage threat

Obama undeterred as air strikes continue even though jihadists say they will execute more US journalists

Social media backlash to terror
Social media backlash to terror

Many social media users have been urging each other not to post the video American journalist James…

British man 'likely' behind beheading

David Cameron has said that it is "increasingly likely" that a British jihadist beheaded American journalist James Foley

Kiwi in Gaza calls for end to violence

A call for the fighting in Gaza to stop has come from the Kiwi head of an international aid charity working on the ground. Alex…

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
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…

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