India Bans ISIS After Arrest Of Sympathizer
December 16 2014 5:57 AM
The ban comes just days after the arrest of Mehdi Masroor Biswas, the manager of a hugely popular pro-ISIS Twitter account.
Over 100 Children Dead In Taliban School Attack
December 16 2014 2:59 AM
The rampage in Pakistan's restive city of Peshawar left about 126 people dead. All six militants who launched the attack are now dead.
Teen Stock Market Prodigy's Story Falls Apart
December 16 2014 2:09 AM
In an article published by New York magazine on Sunday, Mohammed Islam had claimed his net worth is in the "high eight figures."
Canberra Package That Triggered Evacuation Deemed 'Non-Suspicious'
December 15 2014 11:46 PM
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Barton had been evacuated after police received reports of a 'suspicious package.'
Who's Running @ShamiWitness Copycat Accounts?
December 13 2014 6:07 AM
While the owner of the original @ShamiWitness Twitter account has been arrested, two similar accounts are still active.
Indian Man Confesses To Managing Pro-ISIS Twitter Account
December 13 2014 3:58 AM
Police say the suspect is only an Islamic State sympathizer, not an active recruiter for the militant group.
Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Running Pro-ISIS Twitter Account: Report
December 13 2014 12:44 AM
The father of a Bangalore man arrested on suspicion of running a Twitter feed sympathetic to ISIS denied his son had links to the group.
Sundarbans Oil Spill An Ecological 'Catastrophe'
December 12 2014 7:09 AM
Environmentalists have raised concerns over damage to wildlife in the Sundarbans, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Bangladesh.
Indonesian Editor Named Suspect In Blasphemy Case For ISIS Cartoon
December 12 2014 5:17 AM
The cartoon, published in The Jakarta Post in July, showed ISIS militants raising a flag with “There is no God but Allah” emblazoned on it.
UK Woman Gets 5 Years In Jail For Fanning Extremism Online
December 12 2014 2:13 AM
Runa Khan,35, was found guilty of using Facebook as a "tool for terrorism" and attempting to radicalize people online.
Four Killed In Sri Lankan Air Force Plane Crash
December 12 2014 12:14 AM
The air force plane, with five people on board, crashed near Colombo due to low visibility caused by dense fog in the region.
No Tax Break For Noah's Ark Theme Park
December 11 2014 7:23 AM
State authorities had, in July, granted preliminary approval to an $18 million tax rebate for a proposed Noah's Ark-based theme park.
Al Jazeera Journalist Covering Syrian Conflict Dies In Crossfire
December 11 2014 6:16 AM
According to a statement released by Al Jazeera, the journalist was killed in the same region where three local reporters died on Monday.
'Superbugs' Could Kill 10 Million A Year By 2050
December 11 2014 4:34 AM
A U.K. government-commissioned review warned that infections from drug-resistant microbes could cost the world nearly $100 trillion by 2050.
Peruvian Government Seeks To Sue Greenpeace
December 11 2014 2:20 AM
A senior minister said that the protests by Greenpeace activists had damaged the 1,500-year-old Nazca Lines in southern Peru.
Former Swiss Jihadist Sentenced To 600 Hours Community Service
December 11 2014 12:36 AM
The sentence is in direct contrast to the much harsher penalties meted out by other European nations to their citizens waging jihad overseas.
US Legally Bound To Prosecute Officials Who Tortured Detainees
December 10 2014 7:21 AM
The United Nations led international criticism of the CIA and urged U.S. authorities to act on the findings of the report.
UN To Resume Food Aid For Syrian Refugees
December 10 2014 5:15 AM
The World Food Programme's food aid, which was a lifeline for over 1.7 million Syrian refugees, will resume by mid-December.
'Enhanced Interrogation' Didn't Help Get Bin Laden
December 10 2014 2:58 AM
Instead, when subjected to the CIA's enhanced interrogation techniques, several detainees withheld or fabricated information about Bin Laden.
US Citizen Indicted In Israel For Plotting Terror Attacks
December 10 2014 12:22 AM
Adam Everett Livvix, a 30-year-old Christian from Texas, had been living in Israel illegally since his permit expired in September 2013.