Mar 16, 2017

Attack on aid convoy in South Sudan kills two, wounds three

Gunmen in famine-hit South Sudan killed two people and wounded three when they attacked a humanitarian convoy in the center of the country, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said in a statement on Thursday. South Sudan, the world’s youngest nation, has been mired ...

Feb 26, 2017

Sagamihara killings indictment

It's now up to the courts to unravel the motives behind the Sagamihara stabbing spree, and the government to come up with an improved system for dealing with potentially dangerous mental patients.

/ Feb 2, 2017

Trump to focus counter-extremism program solely on Islam: sources

The Trump administration wants to revamp and rename a U.S. government program designed to counter all violent ideologies so that it focuses solely on Islamist extremism, five people briefed on the matter told Reuters. The program, “Countering Violent Extremism” (CVE), would be changed to ...

Jan 6, 2017

'Mastermind' of Bangladesh cafe siege killed: police

An Islamist extremist accused of being one of the masterminds of last year’s deadly siege at a Bangladeshi cafe was shot dead during a pre-dawn raid Friday in Dhaka, police said. The bodies of Nurul Islam Marzan and another suspected extremist were found after ...