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  • Sep 21, 2014
  • Updated: 11:17pm

Anti-terrorism

South Africa police arrest four in anti-terror sting

South African police have arrested four right-wing extremists, suspected of having weapons and planning attacks on undisclosed targets, a spokesman said on Monday.

Monday, 17 December, 2012, 5:59pm

Pakistan is losing its fight against radicalism

Pakistan, a frontline state in the US-led war on Islamist extremists, has become a deadly country for journalists. Hamid Mir, a prominent Pakistani journalist and TV anchor, escaped a bid on his life last week when a bomb disposal squad defused a device planted under his car in Islamabad.

5 Dec 2012 - 2:14am

Poland foils plot to blow up parliament

Polish officials said on Tuesday they had arrested a radical nationalist who planned to detonate a vehicle loaded with four tonnes of explosives outside parliament, possibly when the president and prime minister were in the building.

20 Nov 2012 - 9:50pm

Indonesian police detain 49 in school terror raid

Indonesian police detained 48 students and a teacher from an Islamic boarding school and seized firearms and sharp weapons, a spokesman said on Tuesday, in the nation’s latest terror raid.

Dozens of police stormed the Darul Akhfiya school in eastern Java’s Nganjuk district on Monday and kept the students and teacher overnight for questioning.

13 Nov 2012 - 5:46pm

Two arrested over failed Indonesian bomb attack

Indonesian police have arrested two suspected militants for involvement in a failed bomb attack on a provincial governor on Sulawesi island, a spokesman said on Monday.

One of the suspects threw a pipe bomb on Sunday at the South Sulawesi provincial governor Syahrul Yasin Limpo, who was giving a speech on a stage in Makassar city.

12 Nov 2012 - 4:19pm

US anti-terrorism summit to stage 'zombie crisis'

Move over vampires, goblins and haunted houses, this kind of Halloween terror aims to shake up even the toughest warriors.

An untold number of so-called zombies are coming to a counterterrorism summit attended by hundreds of US Marines, Navy special operations forces, soldiers, police, firefighters and others to prepare them for their worst nightmares.

29 Oct 2012 - 3:55am

France charges, imprisons seven terror suspects

Seven Frenchmen arrested as part of a weekend swoop on a suspected Islamist terror cell believed to have plotted attacks in the country were formally charged on Thursday, a legal source said.

12 Oct 2012 - 9:04pm

Police investigate 2 Britons in Syria journalist kidnapping

British police are investigating whether a British man and woman arrested on suspicion of supporting terrorism offences in Syria were part of a group that held two veteran war journalists hostage in Syria in July.

11 Oct 2012 - 5:56pm

French police find bomb kit, possible link to terror network

French police said Wednesday they had seized bomb-making equipment from the homes of a group of Islamic extremists they now believe constituted an “extremely dangerous terrorist cell.”

11 Oct 2012 - 1:03am

Paris bomb factory of 'anti-Jewish' radicals discovered

French police believe they have discovered an "extremely dangerous terrorist cell" after finding weapons and bomb-making materials while investigating suspected radical Islamists.

11 Oct 2012 - 3:40am