Terrorism Mauritius

Five People Flee From Sydney Cafe Amid Hostage Drama [Updated 11:16]

[Updated 11:16] Hostages have contacted at least three separate media outlets saying the hostage taker has two demands - to talk to the prime minister, Tony Abbott, and to have an Isis flag delivered to the cafe.

15 Dec 2014, business.mega.mu

Al-Shabaab Separates non-Muslims from Muslims, Kills 36 in Quarry Attack

Al-Shabaab militants raided a quarry in Kenya, separating non-Muslim workers from their Muslim counterparts and executing them, a spokesman for the group said Tuesday.

03 Dec 2014, business.mega.mu

Teen Girl Suicide Bombers Kill 30 in Nigeria, Boko Haram Suspected

The teen girls who murdered 30 in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri are suspected of being dispatched by Boko Haram.

26 Nov 2014, business.mega.mu

Islamist Militants Hijack Bus in Kenya at Dawn, Kill Dozens

Islamist militants ambushed a bus in Kenya on Saturday and sprayed bullets on those who failed to recite Quran verses, killing at least 28 people, authorities said.

24 Nov 2014, business.mega.mu

Bomb at School in Nigeria Kills Nearly 50 Boys

A suicide attacker disguised as a student detonated a bomb at a boarding school in northern Nigeria on Monday morning, killing nearly 50 boys who were between 10 and 20 years old, officials and witnesses said.

11 Nov 2014, business.mega.mu

Pakistan Bombing: Wagah Suicide Attack Near India Border

More than 50 people were killed and at least 100 injured in a suicide bombing close to Pakistan's only border crossing with India.

03 Nov 2014, business.mega.mu

Obama Says Beheading Shows Need for International Action

President Barack Obama said a video showing the beheading of a second American journalist by Islamic State underscores the need for a global alliance to confront the extremist group.

04 Sep 2014, business.mega.mu

U.S. Officials Lay Out Case Against Russians

Washington Seeks to Counter Russian Claims About MH17 Crash

23 Jul 2014, business.mega.mu

Nigeria's Boko Haram 'More Extreme Than Al-Qaida,' Journalist Says

The Nigerian group Boko Haram is part of a new generation of Islamist extremists.

18 Jul 2014, business.mega.mu

Missile Downs Malaysia Airlines Plane Over Ukraine, Killing 298; Kiev Blames Rebels

A suspected Russian-made surface-to-air missile downed a Malaysia Airlines jet in a separatist-controlled corner of eastern Ukraine on Thursday, prompting the Ukrainian government to denounce an “act of terror” that killed all 298 people on board.

18 Jul 2014, business.mega.mu

Attacks by Terror Group Boko Haram Increasing, 2,053 Killed This Year

A new report detailing the extent to which the radical Islamist group Boko Haram is using brutality and murder to spread terror among Nigerian villages reveals that 2,053 people have been killed in 95 attacks in the first half of 2014.

17 Jul 2014, business.mega.mu

14 Dead in Bombing of World Cup View Site in Nigeria

Hours after a suicide bomber detonated explosives packed into a tricycle taxi at an outdoor World Cup viewing site in northeast Nigerian, police said the death toll was 14 with 26 people wounded.

19 Jun 2014, business.mega.mu

Will ISIS Plan a 9/11-Style Terror Plot Against the U.S.?

Republicans are sounding the warning that the next 9/11-like terror plot could emerge from the regions of Iraq and Syria that are currently dominated by an extremist group bearing down on Baghdad.

17 Jun 2014, business.mega.mu

ISIS in Iraq: Who Can Halt the Jihadis Now?

The West is partly to blame for the militant Islamist group sweeping through Iraq

13 Jun 2014, business.mega.mu

5 Predictions Revisited: Iraq's Troubles Are Years in the Making, Experts Say

What's happening now in Iraq is dramatic, significant, quite possibly historic. But, to some, it is not surprising.

12 Jun 2014, business.mega.mu

Taliban Claims Responsibility For Attack On Jinnah International Airport In Karachi

Their backpacks stuffed with food and ammunition, a squad of highly trained Taliban fighters attacked Pakistan's biggest airport in what they clearly expected to be a protracted siege.

10 Jun 2014, business.mega.mu

Taliban Deftly Offer Message in Video of Freed U.S. Soldier

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban seem loose, almost offhand, on camera as they wait for the American Black Hawk to land. Two fighters walk their hostage, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, out to American troops, greeting their enemies eye to eye as they quickly shake hands. They wave as the Americans retreat back to the chopper.

05 Jun 2014, business.mega.mu

Blasts at Market Kill 118 in Central Nigeria, Official Says

At least 118 people were killed Tuesday in twin blasts at a market in the central Nigerian city of Jos, an official said, warning the toll could climb.

22 May 2014, business.mega.mu

Blasts Kill Dozens at Market in China's Restive Xinjiang Region

A series of explosions struck a market Thursday in the capital of the volatile western Chinese region of Xinjiang, killing 31 people and wounding more than 90 others, state media reported.

22 May 2014, business.mega.mu

Terror Attack Plunges Nigeria into Chaos

The growing violence in Nigeria appears to be an intractable problem. It is polarizing the country and there is disagreement over its causes and how to combat it.

16 Apr 2014, business.mega.mu