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Latest news: Terrorism

Teenage boy faces bedside hearing on terrorism charge

Police have charged a 16-year-old boy with a terrorism offence over the stabbing of a bishop at a western Sydney church.

Nine dead as militants open fire at bus in Pakistan

Militants have opened fire at a bus in northern Pakistan, killing nine people including two soldiers, and injuring more than 20 others, local police say.

Governor, 5 others killed in brazen Philippines attack

Gunmen in military uniforms have fatally shot a governor and five civilians while the provincial leader was meeting villagers at his home in the central Philippines.

Suspects arrested over Pakistan mosque blast

Police investigating a suicide bombing that killed more than 100 people at a Pakistan mosque say that several people have been arrested, and they can't rule out the possibility that the bomber had internal assistance evading security checks.

Mosque bombing kills at least 59 in Pakistan

Dozens of police officers are thought to have died in a powerful bombing that killed at least 59 people at a crowded mosque in the Pakistani city of Peshawar.

New York subway gunman pleads guilty to terrorism

A man has pleaded guilty to terrorism and weapons charges over the shooting of 10 people on New York's subway.

Nine dead as Somali troops end hotel siege

Somali security forces have stormed a hotel in the capital ending a siege by al Shabaab militants following a nearly day-long battle in which at least nine people were killed, police said.

Russian missile strikes across Ukraine ‘kill 11’

Russia has rained cruise missiles on busy Ukrainian cities in what the United States called "horrific strikes," killing civilians and knocking out power and heat with its most widespread air attacks since the start of the war.

Bali Bombings trauma continues 20 years on

Twenty years after 88 Australians were killed in the Bali Bombings, the brutal attack is still taking its toll.

Pakistan warns Afghanistan over Taliban militants

Pakistan has fired off a sharp warning to Afghanistan's hard-line religious rulers to stop sheltering homegrown Pakistani Taliban militants who have staged increasingly deadly attacks.

After fleeing Afghanistan, ANU grad speaks out against the Taliban

In the face of discrimination inflicted by some of the most harrowing terrorists, an Afghan refugee in Canberra speaks out against the Taliban.

Iraqi prime minister survives drone attack

Iraq's Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi has survived an assassination attempt with armed drones that targeted his residence and officials says he was unharmed.