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Journalists in line of fire over reporting of terror attacks

Two controversies around the Brussels attacks have shown yet again the thin line the media must tread between breaking the news quickly and not compromising police enquiries.

France visitor numbers up in 2015 despite attacks

The number of foreign visitors to France grew in 2015 despite jihadist attacks in Paris thanks to a sharp rise in tourists from Asia, Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said Friday.

Art transcends stereotype in Belgium

A new art museum opens in Molenbeek as the area tries to shed the negative stereotype linking it to the Paris and Brussels attacks.
April 19, 2016 | 08:48 am GMT+7

Crowdsourcing app could help national security

A new free smart phone app that tracks drone signals close to airports or crowded events could help prevent unmanned aerial vehicles being used for nefarious purposes such as terrorism.
May 07, 2016 | 08:14 am GMT+7

NYC subways test impact of biological attack

Scientists working for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security release a harmless gas in multiple New York City subway stations to measure the impact of a chemical or biological terrorist attack.
May 10, 2016 | 09:13 am GMT+7

U.S.-based reactionary group behind mass fish death rallies in Saigon: police

Police in Ho Chi Minh City have concluded that the mass protests that broke out in the city center on May 1 and May 8 were incited by Viet Tan, an exile reactionary organization based in the United States.
May 15, 2016 | 07:44 am GMT+7

Global airport trade group opposes new checkpoints after attacks

The United Nation's aviation agency should avoid creating new checkpoints outside airport terminals as it draws up proposed global guidelines to improve security in the wake of recent attacks on travelers, the head of Airports Council International said on Friday.
May 28, 2016 | 10:01 am GMT+7

Islamic State may be down, but it may bounce back in unexpected ways

Many experts are now speculating that Islamic State is experiencing its death knell. 
May 30, 2016 | 06:23 pm GMT+7

Ukraine says arrested a man reportedly planning attack in France

A Frenchman reported to be carrying weapons and explosives for a planned attack in France was arrested on the Ukrainian-Polish border in late May, the Ukrainian Border Guard said on Saturday.
June 04, 2016 | 06:19 pm GMT+7

China says it hopes for counter-terror intelligence sharing with France

China hopes to establish counter-terrorism intelligence sharing with France as the Asian giant seeks greater international support for its anti-terror fight, China's state-run Xinhua news agency reported citing an exchange between officials of the two countries.
June 06, 2016 | 07:54 am GMT+7

Belgium charges three men with terrorism offences after overnight raids

Belgian prosecutors charged three men with terrorism offences on Saturday following overnight raids that took place amid heightened security in Belgium and France due to the Euro 2016 soccer tournament.
June 19, 2016 | 09:20 am GMT+7

Orlando shooter demanded the U.S. stop bombing Syria and Iraq during siege

U.S. authorities release a partial transcript of calls made to emergency dispatchers by the Orlando nightclub gunman during his deadly June 12 rampage, saying the "chilling" phone calls reveal his "calm and deliberate" manner.
June 21, 2016 | 09:39 am GMT+7

Different targets, different countries: The challenge of stopping Islamic State

Deadly attacks in four countries linked to Islamic State show the limitations of U.S.-led efforts to loosen the group's grip in Syria and Iraq.
July 06, 2016 | 11:58 am GMT+7

Singapore jails four Bangladeshi men for terrorism financing

A Singapore court jailed four Bangladeshi men in a terrorism financing case that has put the city-state's most marginalized migrant-worker community in the spotlight.
July 12, 2016 | 08:51 pm GMT+7

Trump says he would implement 'extreme vetting' of immigrants

The U.S. presidential nominee wants to ban people from regions which have a history of exporting terrorism.
August 16, 2016 | 09:34 am GMT+7
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