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Munich shooter's father: "We're receiving death threats"

The parents of the Munich teen who shot dead nine people at a McDonald's restaurant and a nearby shopping centre before turning the gun on himself, have been receiving death threats, his father...

Pakistan mourns bombing victims

Pakistan was preparing Monday to bury the first victims of a bombing that targeted Christians at a park on the weekend, as the death toll in the attack climbed to 70.

Premier says Belgium working to secure "other sites," calls for calm

Belgium authorities are working to secure "other sites" that are of concern in the wake of two attacks in the capital Brussels, Prime Minister Charles Michel says.

Car bomb attack on Turkish police station kills two officers

Two police officers were killed in a car bomb explosion in south-eastern Turkey on Friday, the state-run Anadolu news agency said.

German police: Attack plotters may have been sent by Islamic State

The two terror suspects arrested in Germany on suspicion of planning attacks in Berlin may have been sent directly by the Islamic State extremist group, sources close to the investigation told dpa...

Boko Haram suicide bombers kill nearly 30 in Cameroon

Three Boko Haram Islamists blew themselves up Monday in northern Cameroon, killing at least 25 people and themselves, officials said.

Europe's rights watchdog warns France over state of emergency

The head of Europe's top human rights watchdog has warned French President Francois Hollande against overreaching executive powers by extending a state of emergency.

Gunmen kill at least 19 in Pakistan university attack

At least 19 people were killed by gunmen who stormed a Pakistani university on Wednesday, hospital officials said.

Moroccan authorities arrest Belgian linked to Paris attacks

The Belgian man of Moroccan origin was arrested on Friday in the city of Mohammadia, 100 kilometres south of the capital, Rabat.

Indonesian police arrest 12 in connection with terrorist attack

Indonesian police said Saturday they had arrested 12 people in connection with this week's terrorist attack in Jakarta that killed at least two civilians. 

20 people killed, hostages taken in terrorism attack in Burkina Faso

At least 20 people were killed Friday in a terrorist attack on a restaurant and hotel in the capital of the western African country of Burkina Faso.

Police hunt militants after Indonesia attack

Indonesian police were hunting for Islamist militants Friday after a terrorist attack in the capital killed two civilians, as security was tightened across the country. 

Paris suicide bomber identified as Belgian-Moroccan

A man who detonated a suicide bomb at an apartment outside of Paris shortly after the terrorist attacks of November 13 has been identified as Belgian-Moroccan man Chakrib Akrouh.

Muslim Indonesia again reminded that it is not immune to terrorism

The fact that Indonesia has more Muslims than any other country has in the past not kept radical Islamists from striking. In a period of calm since 2009, Jakarta believed itself safe. Now shocked...

Turkey sees Syria links after 10 die in Istanbul suicide bombing

A suicide bombing in the tourist heart of Istanbul left 10 dead Tuesday, with officials saying the attacker was a man with links to Syria.