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ISIS militants burn to death 45 in Iraq

ISIS, militants, burn, death, Iraq

Jihadist militants from Islamic State (IS) have burned to death 45 people in the western Iraqi town of al-Baghdadi, the local police chief says. Exactly who these people were and ...

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Egypt seeks UN mandate for Libya Islamic State intervention

Egypt, UN, mandate, Libya, Islamic State, intervention

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has called for a United Nations resolution allowing international forces to intervene in Libya. There was no other choice, he told French radio. “We will ...

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Syria agrees to suspend Aleppo strikes for six weeks

Syria, Aleppo, strikes

UN envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura says Damascus is prepared to suspend its aerial bombardment of Aleppo for six weeks for a trial ceasefire. Mr de Mistura said the ...

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Lahore suicide attack near police HQ

Lahore, suicide, attack, police, Pakistan, bomber

At least four people have been killed in an explosion in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore. According to initial reports, a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a hotel ...

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Afghan police officers killed in Taliban raid

Afghanistan, police, officers, kill, Taliban, raid

Four Taliban suicide bombers have attacked a police headquarters in eastern Afghanistan, killing 20 officers and injuring eight others. One bomber detonated explosives at the gate, while others clashed with ...

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Narendra Modi warns against religious attacks

India, PM, religious, attacks, prime minister,

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has vowed to protect all religious groups after a string of attacks on churches in Delhi. Addressing a Christian audience in the capital, he called ...

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US apologizes for police assault on Indian

US, police, assault, Indian

The governor of the US state of Alabama has apologised to the Indian government for the treatment of an Indian man left partially paralysed after being thrown to the ground ...

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US hosts anti-extremism summit after global terror attacks

US, host, anti-extremism, summit, global, attack

The US has opened a three-day summit on countering violent extremism. Representatives from around the world are attending the gathering, which follows shooting incidents in Denmark, France and Australia. Vice ...

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Shelling continues in Ukraine’s Debaltseve despite ceasefire

Ukrine shell ceasefire

Pro-Russian separatists continued to shell Ukrainian government positions around the eastern town of Debaltseve on Monday, despite a ceasefire agreement that came into effect over the weekend. The truce is ...

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U.S. Intensifies Effort to Blunt ISIS’ Message

U.S., ISIS, Islamic State

The Obama administration is revamping its effort to counter the Islamic State’s propaganda machine, acknowledging that the terrorist group has been far more effective in attracting new recruits, financing and ...

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