terrorism

Three detained in France for connection to police killings

Three men have been detained in France for their suspected links to Larossi Abballa, the extremist who killed two police officials outside Paris earlier this year while claiming allegiance to...

Bosnian official says Grabar-Kitarovic's statement causes serious concern

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic's statement that thousands of fighters are returning to Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) from the terrorist Islamic State "causes serious concern", Bosnian...

Croatian President: Thousands of IS fighters returning to Bosnia

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic said in Dubrovnik on Tuesday that one should face the fact that thousands of fighters were returning from Islamic State (IS) to Bosnia and Herzegovina...

120 Bosnian nationals fighting in Syria, Iraq

In the past six months, departures of nationals of Bosnia and Herzegovina wishing to fight in Syria and Iraq have completely stopped, but there are still around 120 Bosnia and Herzegovina citizens...

Minister refutes claims of rising threat of radical Islamism in Bosnia

Bosnia and Herzegovina's Security Minister Dragan Mektic on Tuesday dismissed as false and groundless a report made by the Croatian daily newspaper "Vecernji List"  about a rising threat of...

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube to share terrorist content database

Internet giants Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft and YouTube plan to develop a shared database of deleted content deemed to promote terrorism.

Islamic State calls for attacks on Turkey, Turkish embassies

An audio recording released in the name of the Islamic State extremist group Monday called for attacks on Turkey and on Turkish embassies and consulates worldwide.

US releases another Guantanamo Bay prisoner, leaving 59 at facility

The United States has released a detainee from its prison at Guantanamo Bay, leaving 59 prisoners at the Cuban facility.

Report: Leader of Islamic State North Caucasus branch killed

Five militants, including the leader of Islamic State's North Caucasus branch, were killed Saturday in the Russian Republic of Dagestan, according to Russian news agency TASS.

Germany: Flight ban law improves security for "citizens and business"

A new law that allows the German government to issue flight bans when there is a terrorist threat "improves security for citizens and business," Germany's Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said...

Europol: Islamic State planning new terror attacks in Europe

The Islamic State extremist organization is planning fresh terrorist attacks in Europe in the near future, European law enforcement agency Europol warned in a report published in The Hague on...

Philippines on terror alert after foiled bomb attack in Manila

The Philippines has been placed on "terror alert level 3" after a foiled bombing near the US embassy in Manila, national police chief Ronald Dela Rosa said on Thursday.

Australian government approves strict counter-terrorism measures

Strict new counter-terrorism laws approved by the Australian government Thursday will allow the attorney-general to request that convicted terrorists are kept in jail after their sentences have...

Media: German Islamist spy mole was also gay porn star

A German intelligence official arrested on suspicion of disclosing sensitive information and planning an Islamist terrorist attack had also worked as a gay porn star, according to German media...

Italy repatriates two suspected Islamists, to Kosovo and Pakistan

Two people suspected of having links with Islamic terrorism, one from Kosovo and another from Pakistan, have been forcibly repatriated from Italy for national security reasons, the Italian...