Beheaded

  • ISIS terrorists planned to behead an Australian, says Tony Abbott after counter-terrorism operation 14 hours 58 minutes ago

    Sydney: Intelligence showed that terrorists connected with Islamic State were planning to behead a member of the public in Australia, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Thursday after hundreds of police raided homes in a sweeping counter-terrorism operation. Abbott said there was a "serious risk from a terrorist attack" days after...
  • Britain vows to hunt down ‘evil’ killers of aid worker 4 days ago

    London: Prime Minister David Cameron vowed on Sunday that Britain would hunt down the killers of an aid worker beheaded by the Islamic State, which he described as the "embodiment of evil". Cameron said Britain was prepared to "take whatever steps are necessary" after David Haines became the third Western hostage...
  • Britain verifying video of aid worker's beheading by ISIS 4 days ago

    London: The UK foreign office said on Saturday it was "working urgently to verify" a video purporting to show beheading of a British hostage by the Sunni militant group Islamic State (IS) in Syria, media reported. The foreign office said that it was trying to confirm the authenticity of the video...
  • Islamic State beheads 2nd captive Lebanese soldier September 7, 2014

    Beirut: The mother of a Lebanese soldier held captive by the militant Islamic State group says that photographs posted online purporting to show his beheading appear real. Zeinab Noun called her son, Abbas Medlej, a "martyr" after Islamic State supporters today posted images appearing to show a captured Lebanese soldier before...
  • Elderly woman beheaded in machete attack in UK September 5, 2014

    London: An 82-year-old woman of Italian origin was beheaded at her home here by a machete-wielding suspect who may have been inspired by videos of the Islamic State's recent gruesome killings of two captive American journalists. Palmira Silva was found dead in the garden behind a house in Edmonton in north...
  • US says journalist Sotloff beheading video is authentic September 3, 2014

    Washington: The United States said Wednesday that a video showing the beheading of a second US journalist by Islamic State militants is authentic. Islamic State extremists on Tuesday released the video showing freelance reporter Steven Sotloff's beheading, two weeks after the emergence of a video showing the killing of journalist James...
  • TN: 20-member gang hacks brothers to death, beheads them September 3, 2014

    Chennai: In a gruesome incident, a 20-member gang hacked two brothers to death in Tamil Nadu. The gang then beheaded them with sickles and dumped their heads at a medical college hospital in Chidambaram district. The gang also attacked friends and relatives of the two brothers, Ambulance Kumar and Rajesh, who...
  • ISIS beheads another American journalist, releases video September 2, 2014

    An Internet video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading of US journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group, which called it retribution for continued US airstrikes in Iraq. Sotloff, 31, who freelanced for Time and Foreign Policy magazines, had last been seen in Syrian in August 2013 until...
  • ISIS justifies Foley's beheading, calls it a blessed act August 27, 2014

    CNN's Atika Shubert speaks to two ISIS fighters who glorify the terror group's brutality and call James Foley's beheading a blessed act. ...
  • 3 beheaded in southern Brazil prison riot August 25, 2014

    Sao Paulo: Three prisoners were beheaded and at least five other people were injured in a riot that erupted in a southern Brazilian prison, authorities said. Inmates of the prison in the city of Cascavel, took at least two agents and several other inmates hostage in the uprising, said military...
  • Watch: ISIS release video showing beheading of American journalist August 20, 2014

    The ISIS on Wednesday released a video showing the beheading of US journalist James Foley and threatens to kill another American scribe. ...
  • Islamic State insurgents release purported video of beheading of US journalist August 20, 2014

    Baghdad: Islamic State insurgents released a video on Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of US journalist James Foley, who had gone missing in Syria nearly two years ago, and images of another US journalist whose life they said depended on US action in Iraq. The video, titled 'A Message To America,'...
  • Man arrested for beheading boy over superstition June 23, 2014

    A man has been arrested for allegedly beheading a boy out of superstition for well being of his own ailing children even as his accomplice surrendered before a court in Bihar's Patna district in this connection, a police officer said on Monday. The accused Tuntun Mahto was arrested from the Badi...
  • Beheaded soldier's family hits out at UPA, SP; says will vote for BJP April 16, 2014

    Mathura: In the election season, the disgruntled family of beheaded Indian soldier Hemraj Singh has hit out at the Central and the Uttar Pradesh government, blaming them for making promises and not keeping them. The family now says that it will vote for the Bharatiya Janata Party this time. It's...
  • Pakistani Taliban claims beheading 23 soldiers February 17, 2014

    A faction of Pakistani Taliban has claimed that they have beheaded 23 soldiers kidnapped by them in 2010, an incident that could affect the fledgling peace talks with the government. In a statement sent to media outlets late Sunday night, the Mohmand Agency Taliban chief Umar Khalid Khurasani said that they...
  • Two brothers, who went missing, found beheaded February 17, 2014

    The beheaded bodies of two children, who are brothers, was found on Sunday in an Uttar Pradesh village, police said on Monday. The incident occurred in Lakhimpur Kheri district's Pasgawan village, about 120 km from Lucknow. The brothers, Mohit Dixit (10) and Rochak (8), went missing last week. After searching for them...
  • Beheaded body of man found January 10, 2014

    A beheaded body of a man was on Friday found in Sirsaganj area in the district. The body was recovered from Girdhari Lal Inter College on Friday morning, station officer Dheeraj Pal said. He said efforts are being made to identify the victim. ...
  • West Bengal: Now, Trinamool MLA threatens to behead Congress leader July 21, 2013

    Kolkata: As a controversy rages over a ruling Trinamool Congress leader asking party workers to attack houses of Independent candidates in the ongoing panchayat polls, a Trinamool legislator on Sunday publicly threatened to decapitate a Congress leader. The threat was directed at Bapi Dutta, a Congress leader of Birbhum district. "Bapi...
  • Suspect in British soldier murder blows kisses in dock June 4, 2013

    London: One of two men charged with murdering a British soldier on a busy London street appeared in court for the first time on Monday, blowing kisses to a supporter in the public gallery and clutching what appeared to be a Koran. Michael Adebolajo, 28, was remanded in custody until a...
  • Suspected attacker of French soldier under investigation June 1, 2013

    Paris: A Muslim convert suspected of stabbing a French soldier in a religiously motivated attack was placed under formal investigation on Friday over an apparent act of terrorism, prosecutors said, a move that could lead to a trial. Alexandre Dhaussy, 22, was brought before an anti-terrorism judge who determined there was...
  • UK soldier beheading: Suspect appears in court May 30, 2013

    London: One of the two main suspects, charged with murdering a British soldier in a terror attack on a busy London street last week, on Thursday appeared in handcuffs in a court here to confirm his name and address. Michael Adebowale, a 22-year-old Londoner of Nigerian descent, spoke only to...
  • Protesters rally in London over beheading of soldier May 28, 2013

    London: Supporters of the far right English Defence League rallied in Central London shouting anti-Islamic slogans in protest over the beheading of a soldier last week. Two war memorials have also been vandalised in the city. Three men arrested in London were on Monday released on bail while the two main...
  • UK: 1 more person stabbed on London street near Woolwich May 27, 2013

    London: A 20-year-old man has been stabbed in Woolwich here, days after British Drummer Lee Rigby was butchered and beheaded near the same spot, police said on Monday. The victim was stabbed on Sunday evening just 300 metres from where Drummer Rigby was struck by a car and hacked to...
  • Soldier's stabbing could be act of terrorism: Minister May 27, 2013

    Paris: The stabbing of a French soldier near Paris by a man who is still on the run bore the hallmarks of Islamist terrorism, the interior minister said on Sunday, and police said it may have been inspired by the murder of a British serviceman in London. Anti-terrorism investigators are hunting...
  • British government to target radical Muslim preachers May 27, 2013

    London: The British government, facing criticism over the killing of a soldier by suspected Islamists in a London street, is to set up a new group to combat radical Muslim preachers and others whose words could encourage violence. Prime Minister David Cameron's office said on Sunday the group aimed to fight...
  • French police search for man who stabbed soldier May 27, 2013

    Paris: French anti-terrorism investigators were combing video surveillance tapes on Sunday as they continued their manhunt for a suspect who stabbed a soldier in the throat in the commercial district of La Defense outside Paris. The 23-year-old soldier, Cedric Cordier, was in uniform patrolling the busy underground corridors where shops and...
  • Suspected killer of British soldier was arrested in Kenya May 27, 2013

    London: One of two men arrested over the murder of a British soldier in a London street was detained in Kenya in 2010 on suspicion of seeking to train with an al Qaeda-linked group in Somalia, Kenyan police said on Sunday. Confirmation that Michael Adebolajo was held in Kenya and deported...
  • France: Soldier stabbed on the outskirts of Paris May 26, 2013

    Paris: A French soldier was stabbed in the throat in a busy commercial district on the outskirts of Paris on Saturday, and France's President said authorities are investigating any possible links with the recent slaying of a British soldier. President Francois Hollande said the identity of the attacker was unknown...
  • UK soldier beheading: Three more arrested May 26, 2013

    London: British police arrested three more suspects in connection with the savage killing of an off-duty soldier that has raised fresh concerns about terrorism. Scotland Yard said counter-terrorism officers arrested two men, aged 24 and 28, at a residential address in southeast London on Saturday. A third man, 21, was arrested...
  • World View: What links known Islamist groups with Woolwich killing? May 25, 2013

    In this episode of World View, CNN-IBN's Suhasini Haidar brings you the latest in Woolwich killing in London and links there are to known Islamic groups. ...