Canadian hostage in Philippines likely killed: Trudeau

The Canadian government has "compelling reason to believe" that one of its citizens kidnapped by Islamic militants in the southern Philippines nearly nine months ago has been killed, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today.

China defends crackdown against Islamic militants in Xinjiang

China defends crackdown against Islamic militants in Xinjiang

Religious extremists, in the name of religion, spread radical and extremist views and take extremist means to try to establish a theocracy, China said.

Philippines` Aquino vows to `neutralise` Abu Sayyaf kidnappers

Philippine President Benigno Aquino vowed Wednesday to launch a military assault aimed at "neutralising" Islamic militants who beheaded a Canadian hostage and are holding more than 20 other foreigners.

Rocket lands near Italian embassy in Afghan capital Kabul

Rocket lands near Italian embassy in Afghan capital Kabul

A rocket landed near the Italian embassy in Kabul on Sunday, a day before a meeting of Afghan and international officials aimed at laying the groundwork for possible peace talks with the Taliban.

Indian-origin doctor in US arrested after deaths of 36 patients

An Indian-origin psychiatrist dubbed "Dr Death" by police has been arrested in the US after 36 of his patients died with at least 12 killed by overdose on prescription medication.

Jakarta blasts: Why deadly attacks were not a complete surprise to Indonesian authorities

Jakarta blasts: Why deadly attacks were not a complete surprise to Indonesian authorities

The deadly attacks Thursday in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, were not a complete surprise to Indonesian authorities, who warned last month of a credible threat.

Three female Kurdish campaigners killed in Turkey curfew town: Party

Three female Kurdish campaigners have been killed in fighting in a curfew-hit town in southeast Turkey as the authorities press an offensive against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), the main pro-Kurdish party said Wednesday.

Somalia Islamist militants publicly execute two

Somalia Islamist militants publicly execute two

Islamist militant group al Shabaab publicly executed a Somali military officer and the leader of a small town in the southern Somali region.

Facebook, Twitter step up battle against militant propaganda

Facebook, Twitter step up battle against militant propaganda

The Internet companies described their policies as straightforward: they ban certain types of content in accordance with their own terms of service.

20 Indians trapped in Mali hotel seize: 10 developments

20 Indians trapped in Mali hotel seize: 10 developments

20 Indians are trapped in a LG store in the hotel premises.

Panel discussion on how terrorists are ruining Islam's image

Unfortunately more and more often, Islam has been associated with terrorism and violence due to the actions of a few extreme individuals who’ve taken it upon themselves to do the most heinous crimes in the name of Islam.

Suicide bomber kills at least 10 in northern Cameroon

Yaounde: A suicide bomber has attacked a popular night spot in northern Cameroon, killing at least 10 people only days after Islamic militants were blamed for another attack on the town that left at least 20 dead, the governor said.
 

Islamic militants raid army base and village in Kenya

Suspected Shebab gunmen raided a Kenyan military base and briefly took over a village on Sunday in the latest attacks highlighting the insecurity that plagues parts of the country.

Teenager among six charged in Malaysia over terror plots

Five men and a teenager were charged in a Malaysian court today with plotting terror attacks in the country, according to court documents.

Shebab militants kill Somali lawmaker

Islamic militants have claimed responsibility for the assassination of a member of parliament on Friday in the semi-autonomous northern Somalia state of Puntland.

US terror suspect thought killed in Philippines raid: Army

 Philippine troops have killed 56 Islamic militants including one described as "foreign-looking" who may be among terror suspects sought by the United States, the military said Monday.

US-led coalition squeezing Islamic militants, Kerry insists

An international coalition battling against Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria is beginning to win back territory and deprive the jihadists of key funds, US top diplomat John Kerry said Sunday as he denounced the group`s "new level of depravity".

Egyptian military kills 27 militants in the Sinai

Egyptian military air strikes killed 27 Islamic militants in Northern Sinai early on Friday, in one of the biggest security operations in the region months, security sources said.

Turkey detains five suspected Islamic State members this week: Army

Turkish authorities have detained a man alleged to be a member of Islamic State in the southeastern city of Gaziantep, the army said on Thursday, bringing the number of suspected militants seized this week to five.

ISIS will become more formidable: Former national security advisor

The new version era as represented by the ISIS (Islamic State) is expected to become more formidable and India likely to be one of the prime targets, former national security advisor MK Narayanan cautioned on Friday.