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Terrorism blamed in slaying of Canadian soldier in Quebec

Canadian Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney and Quebec Public Security Minister Lise Theriault address reporters at a news conference in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, on Tuesday Oct. 21, 2014. One of two soldiers hit by a car on Monday in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebe, died of his injuries early Tuesday, according to Quebec provincial police. An official familiar with the case said the suspect, Martin Couture Rouleau, 25, of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, was influenced by radical Islamists. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Paul Chiasson)

A young convert to Islam who killed a Canadian soldier in a hit-and-run had been on the radar of federal investigators, who feared he had jihadist ambitions and had seized his passport, authorities said Tuesday.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

AFP seizes two Abu Sayyaf camps in Sulu


The Philippine military on Sunday claimed to have seized two freshly abandoned Abu Sayyaf camps in Sulu days after the release of its German captives.

Posted: October 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Slain journalist Foley ‘tried to see the good’

In this Friday, May 27, 2011, file photo, journalist James Foley poses for a photo during an interview with The Associated Press in Boston. Foley was abducted in Syria on Thanksgiving Day 2012, and a video by Islamic State militants that purported to show his killing by the militant group was released Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.  AP

James Foley was a compassionate and capable journalist who tried to see the good in people, friends said Saturday at a memorial for the New Hampshire man beheaded by Islamic State group extremists.

Posted: October 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Man charged with planning Australian terror attack


A man charged a month ago in an Australian court with supporting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria is facing a fresh accusation that he had also planned a terrorist attack in Australia.

Posted: October 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

13 Malaysians arrested over IS ‘links’

Malaysian police have arrested 13 people believed to have “links” with the Islamic State, The Star said Wednesday, as concern grows over the extremist group’s appeal in the moderate Muslim country.

Posted: October 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »