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  • Australian model killed in Iraq fighting for IS 4 days ago

    In a shocking trend worldover, young men and women are leaving their homes to join terror group Islamic State. An Australian model has been killed in Iraq fighting for IS. His parents said that he left home in 2014 telling them that he was going camping while he traveled to...
  • US Secret Service in a tizzy after gyrocopter lands in Capitol lawn 5 days ago

    The small, single-seat aircraft, a gyrocopter, sent US Capitol Police scrambling on Wednesday afternoon when a pilot navigated the restricted airspace surrounding the complex, and landed on the grassy area of the west lawn. The Tampa Bay Times said the pilot, Doug Hughes, a Florida postal worker, told the paper...
  • IS releases 200 Yazidis after 8 months in captivity 1 week ago

    The Islamic State released over 200 Yazidis after 8 months in captivity. The people recount the horror that they suffered under the terror group. They fear not just for themselves, but for their loved ones who are still captive with IS. "They forced us at gunpoint into big trailer trucks....
  • Tikrit: People continue living in fear even after ISIS is gone April 2, 2015

    Tikrit which was freed from ISIS by the Iraqi Army just last week has left behind a trail of fear and destruction. The smoke hangs thick over parts of the city and palaces lay damaged more than ever. ...
  • Sent a dozen suicide bombers on their missions: ISIS member in Iraqi jail March 31, 2015

    CNN had a rare opportunity to speak with two ISIS members who are now in an Iraqi jail. One was a driver for a top ISIS leader. The other, a bomb-maker, who says he sent more than a dozen suicide bombers on their missions. ...
  • Islamic State Hacking Division releases 'list' having information of 100 members of US military March 23, 2015

    A group calling itself the Islamic State Hacking Division released an apparent 'hit list' which it claims has the personal information of 100 members of the US military. The information posted online includes names, photos and purported addresses of military personnel who have taken part in US military campaigns in...
  • Used personal email account for ‘convenience', says Hillary Clinton March 11, 2015

    Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is hoping to end the controversy over her using her private e-mail account to conduct government business. "I opted for convenience to use my personal email account. I thought it would be easier to carry just one device for my work, and one...
  • Ferguson Police engages in discrimination against African-Americans in city: US March 5, 2015

    The US Department of Justice has concluded that the Ferguson Police department routinely engages in discrimination against African-Americans in the city. The investigation began last year after the shooting of unarmed African-American teen Michael Brown by a white police officer. ...
  • Israeli PM stirs controversy, says US will facilitate Iran getting hold of nuclear weapons March 4, 2015

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stirred a controversy after he slammed the US' ongoing talks about Iran's nuclear program, saying this will only facilitate Iran getting their hands on nuclear weapons. Iran has criticised his speech calling it full of lies. ...
  • Blogger hacked to death, protest held across Bangladesh March 2, 2015

    Days after prominent aethiest blogger Avijit Roy was hacked to death in Dhaka, protests were held across Bangladesh. Eye witnesses to the incident have now come forward to describe that gruesome attack. He is the second blogger to have been killed and the fourth writer attacked in the Muslim majority...
  • Jordan not intimidated by IS militants' action: King Abdullah II March 2, 2015

    The King of Jordan spoke publicly about a Jordanian pilot being killed burnt alive by Islamic State militants. King Abdullah II said that his nation is not intimidated by the Islamic State's action. ...
  • Suspected Copenhagen gunman appears to have links with Islamic State February 17, 2015

    The man suspected of killing two people in Copenhagen over the weekend has been identified and appears to have an IS link. Omar Abdel Hamid El-Hussein swore fidelity to IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on his Facebook page just before the attacks. He was later gunned down by police. The...
  • Attack on Charlei Hebdo is attack on freedom of expression: French journalist January 8, 2015

    Masked gunmen stormed the Paris offices of a weekly newspaper that caricatured the Prophet Muhammad, methodically killing 12 people on Wednesday, including the editor, before escaping in a car. It was France's deadliest postwar terrorist attack. ...
  • Latest: People killed in shooting at Charlie Hebdo in Paris January 7, 2015

    Unknown gunmen on Wednesday opened fire and shot down at least 10 journalists and two policemen in Charlie Hebdo's Paris office. The Charlie Hebdo is a French satirical weekly newspaper. ...
  • Watch: US Congresswoman talks about India-US relationship, terrorism January 4, 2015

    The threat from Pakistan assumes even more significance ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit to India. CNN-IBN's Bhupendra Chaubey speaks to American Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard on United States' commitment to fighting terror. ...
  • Watch: Political reactions over trends in J&K, Jharkhand elections December 23, 2014

    As PDP takes lead in Jammu and Kashmir, BJP follows in a close second and halfway mark eludes the saffron party in Jharkhand, political leaders talk give their take on the verdict. ...
  • Battle for the States: Is Congress being rejected by regional parties too? December 23, 2014

    As the early trends suggest, it is advantage PDP, and BJP is a close second in Jammu and Kashmir. The saffron party, meanwhile, is all set to sweep Jharkhand and form a majority government in the state....
  • Battle for the states: Watch the early action at BJP headquarters in New Delhi December 23, 2014

    When the counting of votes for Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, and Jharkhand is underway, CNN-IBN's Marya Shakil gets you all the early action from the BJP headquarters in New Delhi. ...
  • Watch: Timeline of Sydney siege December 16, 2014

    Watch the 17-hour-long siege that unfolded in the Lindt Chocolate Cafe in downtown Sydney on Monday. ...
  • Hostage calls up Radio presenter from Sydney's Lindt cafe December 15, 2014

    A radio show host in Australia told CNN that one of the hostages inside the Sydney cafe got in touch with him and he could hear the gunman giving instructions to the hostages. ...
  • Mehdi Biswas activities confined to putting posts of IS on Twitter, says Rajnath Singh December 15, 2014

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh said investigations in Bengaluru-based engineer Mehdi Masroor Biswas for running a pro-Islamic State Twitter account are on. He said, "Interrogation of Mehdi Biswas has shown that his activities were confined to putting posts of IS and in their support. He has denied any involvement in recruitment....
  • At least 1 armed offender holds several hostage at Sydney's Chocolate cafe December 15, 2014

    Nearly 50 people have been taken hostage in a Sydney cafe by at least 1 gunman. A black flag with Arabic writing has been put up on the shop window. Major landmarks in the city such as the Sydney Opera House have been evacuated. ...
  • Bengaluru youth was in contact with few English speaking Jihadist December 14, 2014

    Mehdi Masroor Biswas who allegedly operated the fanatic pro-ISIS twitter account, Sami Witness, has confessed to his crime and revealed how he managed to keep his identity secret to the Bangalore Police on Saturday. ...
  • Youth operating pro-Islamic State Twitter handle did not resist arrest: police December 13, 2014

    The 24-year-old Bengaluru youth arrested for operating pro-Islamic State Twitter account worked in an MNC during daytime and became active on internet late at night, said police. ...
  • My son's email ID was hacked, says alleged pro-IS Twitter handler's father December 13, 2014

    Even as alleged pro-Islamic State's Twitter account handler Mehdi Masroor Biswas has confessed to his involvement with the terror outfit, his father Dr Michyal Biswas defended him saying his account was hacked. "I don't know about this. Last night, over a telephonic conversation, my son told me his email was...
  • What is Centre doing to counter Islamic State, asks Khurshid November 29, 2014

    Congress leader Salman Khurshid on Saturday reacted to Home Minister Rajnath Singh's statement wherein he said that the Islamic State was of concern to the government. He asked what the Centre was doing in this regard. ...
  • Islamic State releases Baghdadi's speech November 14, 2014

    There have been contradictory accounts out of Iraq following US air strikes on Friday about whether Baghdadi was wounded in a raid. The Islamic State released a audio recording on Thursday putting to rest all the rumours of Baghdadi's death. ...
  • US: Cancer patient ends her life, renews euthanasia debate November 4, 2014

    In United States, a 29-year-old terminally ill patient has legally ended her life. Her decision to die under Oregon's "death with dignity act" has renewed the euthanasia debate. ...
  • Hyderabad: State Child Rights Protection Team visits school after students complain of sexual harassment October 31, 2014

    The state child right protection team visited a school in Hyderabad after students complained that they were beaten quite often and were even sexually harassed. The school was earlier served with a notice but the authorities allegedly never replied. The team has given directions to the school and asked school...
  • Islamic State uses Hollywood style techniques to recruit workers October 28, 2014

    Terror group ISIS is using Hollywood style techniques to recruit workers from the west. and intelligence experts say it's working. ...