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Five sentenced to death for killing of Japanese citizen in Bangladesh

A Bangladesh court handed down the death sentence on Tuesday for five Islamist militants found guilty of killing a Japanese citizen, court officials said.

Five killed in attack in China's Xinjiang

Attackers drove a car into a government building in China`s unruly far western region of Xinjiang on Wednesday and set off an explosive device killing one person, while all four of the attackers were shot dead, the regional government said.

ISIS-linked militants under siege in Philippine town: Army

Up to 100 Islamist militants from a group behind a deadly bombing in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's home city were on Saturday under siege in a remote mountain town, officials said.

Air strike targeting militants kills seven in southern Libya: Official

An air strike targeting Islamist militants has killed at least seven people near the southwestern Libyan city of Sabha, a local official and media reports said on Tuesday.

Spanish police arrest two Moroccans accused of supporting Islamic State

Spanish police have arrested two Morrocan imams on the island of Ibiza accused of supporting the Islamist militant group Islamic State publicly and through their social media profiles, the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday.

South Korean ship`s captain snatched off the Philippines: Army

Suspected Islamist militants kidnapped the captain and a Filipino crew member on a South Korean cargo ship in the southern Philippines, the military said Friday.

Suicide bomber kills at least 75 at  Quetta hospital; Pakistani Taliban faction claims responsibility

Suicide bomber kills at least 75 at Quetta hospital; Pakistani Taliban faction claims responsibility

A suicide bomber in Pakistan killed at least 75 people and wounded more than a hundred on Monday in an attack on mourners gathered at a hospital in Quetta, according to officials in the southwestern province of Baluchistan.

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.