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July 17, 2015 4:27 AM Fears Grow Over Islamic State’s Influence in Southeast Asia

Indonesia’s president says radical group is his country’s greatest international concern JAKARTA, Indonesia—Support for Islamic State is quickly growing among Muslim extremists in Southeast Asia, and authorities worry they don’t have enough legal tools to keep them from spreading fundamentalist beliefs at home—or staging terror attacks. Experts say the risk is highest 8

July 10, 2015 4:15 PM Jordan Reporter Detained for Allegedly Violating Gag Order

A senior Jordanian editor says a journalist at his state-run Al-Rai newspaper was ordered held for 15 days after he allegedly broke a ban on writing about a foiled terror plot. Deputy editor-in-chief Khalil Shobaki said Friday his paper and the Jordanian journalists' association demanded the immediate release of Ghazi Mrayat and received government assurances 23

July 5, 2015 6:24 PM Bomb Attacks on Shiite Districts Kill 15 People in Iraq

Authorities in Iraq say bombings targeting Shiite districts have killed 15 people in and around Baghdad. Police officials say a bomb exploded Sunday night near a cafe in the Shiite district of al-Obeidi on the eastern edge of Baghdad, killing four people and wounding 14 others. Another evening bomb blast near a small restaurant killed four people and wounded 32

July 3, 2015 7:55 PM Gunfire heard on outskirts of Nigerian city of Maiduguri

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria Heavy gunfire was heard coming from the outskirts of Maiduguri in the northeast of Nigeria on Friday evening and a military source said Islamist insurgents were battling with security forces. "The insurgents are trying to attack the community and the military are fighting back," the military source told Reuters. It was not immediately 30

July 1, 2015 3:23 PM Fire investigated at South Carolina church, scene of earlier KKK arson

Law enforcement authorities were investigating an overnight fire at an African-American church in South Carolina that 20 years ago was burned down by the white supremacist Ku Klux Klan, local officials said on Wednesday, adding that the cause of the blaze was not yet known. The blaze at Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church in the city of Greeleyville 29

July 1, 2015 10:53 AM Why racists burn black churches

As flames engulfed Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church, a predominantly African American congregation in the tiny town of Greeleyville, S.C., Tuesday night, social media lit up with expressions of sorrow, speculation and outrage. The fire was one of six at black churches in the past two weeks, and one of hundreds, possibly thousands, in the past two centuries 63 1

June 26, 2015 8:55 PM What Ramadan has to do with trio of terrorist attacks

Attacks in Tunisia, Kuwait, and France Friday might not be coordinated, but they all appear to spring from terrorists' views of the holy month of Ramadan. Washington — The deadly jihadist attacks Friday from Europe to North Africa and the Middle East may not have been coordinated acts – but they very likely were all timed to have maximum impact during 36

June 26, 2015 3:26 AM Dzhokhar Tsarnaev transferred to high-security federal prison in Colo.

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was transferred to a high-security federal prison in Colorado on Thursday, one day after being formally sentenced to death for his role in the blasts. Ed Ross, a spokesman for the Federal Bureau of Prisons, confirmed that Tsarnaev had arrived at USP Florence in Florence, Colo. Ross could not say when Tsarnaev 11

June 24, 2015 8:48 PM Bomber says sorry, asks for forgiveness

Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev yesterday apologised in court for the first time for the suffering he caused, moments before being formally sentenced to death. The US citizen of Chechen descent was sentenced to death on six counts following the 2013 bombings, one of the worst assaults on US soil since the September 11 2001 terror attacks. "I would like to now apologise 233 1

June 24, 2015 6:32 PM Boston bomber Tsarnaev tells court he’s sorry and prays for the victims

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was sentenced to death for his role in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, told a federal court Wednesday that he is sorry for those he killed in the attack and the suffering he caused. Though Tsarnaev, who sat stone-faced during his trial, was given the option to address the court at the formal sentencing, legal experts initially 35