Sri Lanka police discovers Islamist militants' training camp in Kattankudy; suicide bombers of Easter Sunday blasts practiced at site
Sri Lankan police on Sunday discovered a 10-acre camp in the eastern town of Kattankudy, where Islamist militants linked to the deadly Easter attacks are believed to have practiced shooting and bombmaking.
Iran accused US of threatening Russia with new atomic weapons after Washington published a document outlining plans to expand its nuclear capabilities
An Islamist plot to bomb a Manila shopping mall as Donald Trump and other world leaders arrived in the city for a summit has been foiled, Philippine police said
Philippine troops aboard helicopters and in armoured tanks battled Islamist militants inside a southern city on Thursday, as reports emerged of the gunmen murdering civilians.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatened on Wednesday to impose martial law nationwide to combat the rising threat of terrorism, after Islamist militants beheaded a policeman and took Catholic hostages while rampaging through a southern city.
Donald Trump said that there is a "rare opportunity" to bring security and peace to the Middle East as he arrived in Israel to reaffirm America's "unbreakable bond" with the nation
Brazil held 10 presumed Islamist militants in isolation cells at a maximum security jail on Friday as police combed their computers and mobile phones for information about possible threats to next month's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
The Islamist militants who killed 22 people, including an Indian girl, in the brazen assault at a cafe here used five pistols and three AK-22 rifles, police said on Thursday.
An eerie silence pervades the restaurants and malls in Dhaka's diplomatic quarter, now standing empty since the killing of 20 hostages at a popular cafe.
Bangladeshi police are trying to confirm the names of Islamist militants who attacked a Dhaka restaurant, killing 20 people, checking whether the identification of some by friends on social media is correct, officials said on Monday.
Terrorism in Dhaka, is perhaps both homegrown and externally influenced (by Islamic State of Al-Qaeda), and the state has to address the problem of radicalisation.
Police in western Bangladesh said Wednesday they have armed villagers with bamboo sticks and whistles in an effort to deter Islamist militants from attacking people of minority faiths.
Bangladesh police said Monday they have arrested more than 8,000 people in a nationwide crackdown on militants launched after a series of murders targeting minorities
Three Islamist militants were killed Tuesday in gunfights with police as authorities launched a nationwide crackdown on extremists blamed for a series of murders of minorities
Unidentified attackers slaughtered a 70-year-old Hindu priest in western Bangladesh on Tuesday, police said, the latest in a series of attacks on minorities by suspected Islamist militants.
Six Bangladeshi activists have been allegedly threatened by Islamist militants on social networking site Facebook.
At least five people, including one African Union soldier, were killed when Somali al Shabaab Islamist militants bombed and then stormed into a government building in Mogadishu, a police officer said.
Chad said it inflicted heavy losses on Nigeria's Boko Haram, killing "over 200" Islamist militants in a border town that it wrested from the rebels in a ground offensive.
Libya's disintegration comes as international efforts to tackle Islamic State insurgents in Iraq and Syria have highlighted stark strategic differences between Turkey and its regional and international partners.
Three years after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi, Libya is caught up in growing unrest as rival armed factions compete for control of the country's oil resources.