Schools yet to fix extremism problem, warns UK watchdog

Islamic extremist influence on the five Birmingham schools, placed into special measures following concerns about a hard-line takeover, remains a concern, a UK watchdog has warned.

Blasts rock north Nigerian city, many feared dead

Two explosions blasted a crowded marketplace in northeastern Maiduguri city Saturday night.

Survivors: Nigerian jet bombs village, 20 killed

A Nigerian military jet targeting Islamic extremist hideouts bombed a northeastern village and killed at least 20 civilians, survivors said Saturday.

Germany sees jump in Islamic extremists

Germany`s Interior Ministry says the number of Salafis rose to 4,500 last year from 3,800 in 2011.

7 French kidnapped in Cameroon, including 4 kids

A group of seven French citizens, including four children, have been kidnapped in Cameroon, an official close to the French president said on Tuesday.