The UK is planning a tougher law to tackle the threat of Islamist terrorism in the country in the wake of the recent beheading of a US journalist by a suspected British Islamic State (IS) militant in Iraq.
A 27-year-old man who posted a video online, warning of a terror attack against Prince William and Kate Middleton during their royal wedding, was today jailed for a total of two years and seven months for terrorism offences.
An Islamist militant group with ties to Syria may be planning an attack in Norway, possibly within the coming days, Benedicte Bjoernland, the head of the Police Security Service, PST, said on Thursday.
Pakistan today said it was committed to building a positive and mutually beneficial ties with Afghanistan, days after Kabul hinted at its involvement in a deadly terror attack on a hotel that left nine people dead.
China has broken up 32 "terror groups", detained 380 "suspects" and sentenced 315 others in a crackdown against Islamist militants in the restive Xinjiang province in the first month of a year-long campaign to combat increasing terror attacks.
Dozens of Somali extremists wielding automatic weapons attacked a small Kenyan coastal town for hours, assaulting the police station, setting two hotels on fire, and spraying bullets into the street. At least 48 people were killed, officials said today.
After an all-night gun battle between the Taliban gunmen and Pakistan`s military that left at least 30 people dead, including 10 militants, at the VIP terminal (1) of country`s busiest Jinnah International Airport in Karachi which is also the financial hub, was reopened for business on Monday evening.