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Dhaka attack neighbourhood falls silent ahead of Eid

Dhaka attack neighbourhood falls silent ahead of Eid

An eerie silence pervades the restaurants and shopping malls in Dhaka`s diplomatic quarter, usually teeming with well-heeled urbanites, now standing empty since the killing of 20 hostages at a popular cafe.

Dhaka terror attack: Japan's Uniqlo suspends most Bangladesh travel; others reviewing operations

One of the world`s poorest countries, Bangladesh relies on garments for around 80 percent of its exports and for about 4 million jobs, and ranks behind only China as a supplier of clothes to developed markets like Europe and the United States.

Another Hindu priest attacked in Bangladesh, reported to be critical

Another Hindu priest attacked in Bangladesh, reported to be critical

Unidentified attackers stabbed and critically wounded a Hindu priest in southwest Bangladesh Saturday, just a day after a Hindu temple worker was hacked to death in an attack by suspected Islamist militants.

French charity official says stabbed by couple shouting "Allahu Akbar": Media

A police source confirmed the director of the Restos du Coeur soup kitchen in Montreuil, east of Paris, had said that he was stabbed by a couple carrying an axe and a knife and shouting `God is Greatest` in Arabic.

Indian-American Christians condemn attack on Syria church head

Indian-American Christians have strongly condemned a suicide bomb attack on the head of an Orthodox church by Islamist militants in the northern Syrian border town of Qamishli.

Morocco arrests 10 suspected Islamist militants, including Algerian

Morocco said on Thursday that it had dismantled a suspected militant cell inspired by the radical group Islamic State and that it had arrested 10 men who were planning attacks in the North African kingdom.

Algerian troops kill 14 Islamist militants

Algerian soldiers killed 14 armed Islamist militants in an ongoing operation south of the capital on today, the defence ministry said giving a new toll.

Philippine militants release four Indonesian sailors

Four Indonesian sailors kidnapped by suspected Islamic militants in the strife-torn southern Philippines were released Wednesday, the second group of Indonesian hostages to be freed this month.

Germany gurudwara attack: Third suspect arrested from Essen railway station

Police gave no further details, but media reports identified the third man arrested as jihadist Tolga I, a seventeen-year-old jihadist and sympathiser of Islamic State (IS) terror group.

Bangladesh`s top blogger gets death threat

Bangladesh`s best-known blogger said Monday he has become the latest secular activist threatened with murder, a warning which he suspected was linked to his recent scathing criticism of the government.

Islamist militants seize four Indonesians in southern Philippines

Islamist militants seize four Indonesians in southern Philippines

Islamist militants seized four Indonesian crew of a tugboat in the southern Philippines on Friday night, the third attack on slow moving vessels in about a month, a military spokesman said on Saturday, as troops battled Muslim rebels on a nearby island.

Turkish military accuses media of damaging morale, launches legal action

The Turkish military said on Thursday it had launched legal action against unspecified media outlets over reports it said were damaging morale, as Turkey faces an almost unprecedented combination of national security threats.

Italy arrests Algerian suspected of forging papers for Brussels attackers - reports

Italian police have arrested an Algerian suspected of having produced false documents for Islamist militants connected to the recent deadly attacks in Brussels and Paris, Italian media reported on Saturday.

On Good Friday, pope says Islamist militants profane God's name

Pope Francis condemned "unprecedented violence" by Islamist militants, saying at a Good Friday service that followers of religions who carried out acts of fundamentalism or terrorism were profaning God`s name.

Three more arrested in Brussels police operation over attacks

Three more arrested in Brussels police operation over attacks

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Brussels on Friday to offer US assistance in security.

Philippine Army kills 42 Islamist militants in battles in south

Philippine security forces killed as many as 42 Muslim rebels claiming links with Islamic State and captured their stronghold.

Suspected Islamist militants attack Mali UN base, several dead

Suspected Islamist militants attacked a U.N. peacekeepers` base in the northern Mali town of Kidal on Friday, killing several people and wounding others, a spokesman for the separatist Coordination of Azawad Movements (CMA) told Reuters.

Pakistan deploys military to protect huge Chinese investment in Gwadar port

Pakistan deploys military to protect huge Chinese investment in Gwadar port

Heavy police presence, guarded convoys, new checkpoints and troop reinforcements have turned parts of the southern port city of Gwadar into a fortress.

Boko Haram slaughters 65 people in Nigeria

A Nigerian military spokesman said that Boko Haram militants attacked the community of Dalori, about 5 km east of Maiduguri, on Saturday evening.

At least 19 killed in Somalia restaurant attack

The Lido beach area in Mogadishu is busy with restaurants, including upmarket establishments popular with business people and diaspora Somalis.