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Terrorism

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  • Horror in Peshawar

    The cowardly attack on hundreds of Pakistani schoolchildren by Taliban fighters in the city of Peshawar Tuesday has rightly drawn the condemnation of the world. The militants targeted a school where many members of Pakistan's officer corps send their...
  • Another Malala moment for Pakistan

    Another Malala moment for Pakistan
    Two years ago, a Taliban gunman boarded a school bus in Pakistan and fired a shot that outraged the world. He seriously wounded 14-year-old Malala Yousafzai. She recovered, became a powerful voice in the fight against Taliban extremism, and won the...
  • U.S. officials expect stiffer Pakistani resolve in wake of Taliban attack

    The United States offered further counter terrorism help to Pakistan on Tuesday after a deadly Taliban attack on a school, and U.S. officials said privately they expect stronger Pakistani resolve in fighting the insurgents. President Barack Obama said...
  • Australian sports asked to review security arrangements

    The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has asked Australia to beef up security for next month's Asian Cup in the wake of the deadly hostage siege in Sydney. Asia's biggest soccer tournament will be held for the first time in Australia from Jan. 9-31, and...
  • Kenya shuts down 500 groups in anti-terrorism crackdown

    Kenya has shut down more than 500 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) including 15 groups it said had links to financing terrorism, though critics said the government was silencing critics under the guise of security. Kenya has been hit by a spate of...
  • Sydney siege gunman was known to Australian authorities

    Man Haron Monis, the Iranian refugee identified as the gunman behind a deadly siege at a downtown Sydney cafe, was no stranger to Australian law enforcement officials or the media. Dubbed "the fake sheik," the 50-year-old self-styled Muslim cleric who...
  • Obama vows no safe haven for Islamic State

    Obama vows no safe haven for Islamic State
    President Barack Obama used a holiday season visit to a U.S. military base on Monday to issue a tough warning to Islamic State militants, saying a U.S.-led coalition will permit no safe haven to the group and will destroy it eventually. Obama spoke to...
  • Gunman among 3 dead after police storm Sydney cafe, ending siege

    Sixteen hours after a self-styled Muslim cleric took at least 17 hostages in a cafe in the heart of Sydney, armed police stormed the building, ending the crisis. Three people, including the gunman, were killed. The dead hostages were a 38-year-old woman...
  • Guantanamo 9/11 hearing canceled after U.S. torture report

    The U.S. military on Monday canceled a pretrial hearing for the accused mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, an al Qaeda figure prominently mentioned in last week's Senate report on the CIA's harsh Bush-era interrogation program for terrorism...
  • Release of CIA report foolish

    Release of CIA report foolish
    After six major scandals that have rocked the nation — Solyndra, Fast and Furious, IRS, Benghazi, AP and immigration — we now have another scandal that is sure to cause the death of Americans overseas. Somehow the Obama administration has...
  • Turkey's Erdogan says media raids a response to 'dirty' plot

    Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday defended weekend raids on media outlets close to a U.S.-based Muslim cleric as a necessary response to "dirty operations" by the government's political enemies, and told a critical European Union to mind its...