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A police officers sets a security perimeter near Maalbeek metro station, on March 22, 2016. (AFP/File)
August 24, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Several other top Boko Haram leaders were killed or injured during the raid, which took place during Islamic Friday prayers.
Iraqi soldiers stand next to a mass grave in Tikrmt. (AFP/File)
August 21, 2016 - 13:09 GMT
They had been found guilty of involvement in the "Speicher" massacre, named after a base near Tikrit where up to 1,700 recruits were kidnapped before being executed in a massacre claimed by the Daesh group.
Amnesty says the ban is in breach of Belgium's obligations under international human rights law. (AFP/File)
August 12, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The measures include: introducing "threat to public safety" as new grounds for detention; making it easier to deport criminals and those deemed to be dangerous; and stripping dual nationals who join extremist groups in Iraq and Syria of their German citizenship.
Bangladeshi security forces deploy in Dhaka. (AFP/File)
July 06, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The militants, who hacked the civilians to death inside the restaurant, were killed during the operation.
Thousands of alleged radical militants had been arrested in Bangladesh in recent weeks according to local media sources. (Twitter)
July 02, 2016 - 12:12 GMT
The victims were chopped to death by sharp weapons inside the Holey Artisan Bakery restaurant in the Gulshan diplomatic district of Dhaka on Friday, Chowdhury told reporters six hours after the hostage crisis ended.
Bangladeshi security personnel stand guard after gunmen stormed a restaurant in Dhaka's high-security diplomatic district early on July 2, 2016. (AFP/File)
July 02, 2016 - 07:43 GMT
Exact casualty figures and other details would be revealed in an official briefing in the afternoon, officials said.
That's how the cookie crumbles: The attack scare today was laden with salt, biscuits and definitely was in poor taste. (AFP/File)
June 21, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The security alert follows a series of police raids at the weekend in relation to March 22 suicide attacks on the Brussels international airport and an underground station in the Belgian capital, in which more than 20 people were killed.
The attacks in Brussels on the airport and metro took place on March 22, 2016. (AFP/Emmanuel Dunand)
June 18, 2016 - 09:12 GMT
Some 40 house searches were carried out, especially in Brussels.
Migrants make their way to board a train to Duesseldorf, Germany in Passau. (AFP/File)
June 02, 2016 - 13:16 GMT
The suspects were said to be planning an attack in Dusseldorf, Germany on behalf on the Daesh group.
An undated file photo taken on November 24, 2015 by Belgian federal police shows Mohamed Abrini (30) who was seen on November 11 at a gas station in Ressons on the highway heading to Paris.  Paris attacks suspect Mohamed Abrini was arrested on April 8, 2016.  (AFP/STR/Belgian Police)
April 08, 2016 - 18:54 GMT
Reports from Belgium claim that Mohamed Abrini, suspected of being 'the man in the hat' seen with the Brussels airport bombers, has been arrested in connection with the November Paris attacks.
Military police patrol the Brussels Airport in Zaventem, eastern Brussels, November 18, 2015. (AFP/Belga/Dirk Waem)
March 24, 2016 - 07:07 GMT
Intelligence officials reported that a network spanning as many as 400 to 600 militants trained by Daesh are present in Europe.
A screenshot of the suspects in Brussels airport. (Belgian Federal Police/AFP)
March 23, 2016 - 09:34 GMT
The three suspects that were seen wheeling heavy bags into the airport have been named. Belgium's prosecutors says the two brothers likely killed themselves in a twin suicide attack while the final man fled.
Belgian security forces stand guard outside the Brussels Palace of Justice on November 20, as two suspects appeared to answer charges in connection over the attacks in Paris. (AFP/Nicolas Lambert)
March 22, 2016 - 14:42 GMT
At least 26 people were killed and dozens injured Tuesday morning in three explosions in the Belgian capital of Brussels.
Belgian soldiers on patrol at a shopping center near Vervier, Belgium, on November 25, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 22, 2016 - 14:12 GMT
The blasts at the airport and metro station which killed at least 20 people occurred four days after the arrest in Brussels of a suspected participant in the November Daesh attacks in Paris that killed 130 people. Belgian police had been on alert for any reprisal action.
A file photo of the Daesh flag. (AFP/File)
March 17, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
A Daesh flag was found next to the body of a suspect killed in a shootout during an operation on Tuesday. The suspect was described as a man of Algerian origin who is known to police for a previous theft offence.
Tito Karnavian is sworn in as the new head of the National Counter Terrorism Agency in Jakarta, Indonesia. (AFP/Laily Rachev)
March 16, 2016 - 09:50 GMT
Indonesia called on a popular police chief to investigate growing Daesh recruitment in the country.