Topic | Extremism | Canberra Times

Extremism

Advertisement
US diplomats 'in talks with Afghanistan Taliban'

US diplomats 'in talks with Afghanistan Taliban'

Direct talks with the Taliban represent a distinct change in United States policy as it struggles to find an end to the long-running conflict.

  • by Taimoor Shah

Latest

Somalia's al Shabaab says it stormed military base, killing troops
Somalia

Somalia's al Shabaab says it stormed military base, killing troops

The group is battling to topple the central government and impose its rule based on its own strict interpretation of Islam’s sharia law.

Dozens killed in attack on Nigeria village

Dozens killed in attack on Nigeria village

Simmering tensions between the Christian farming community and mainly Muslim herdsmen have erupted again into lethal violence.

Deadly blast shatters Afghanistan’s brief moment of peace
Afghanistan

Deadly blast shatters Afghanistan’s brief moment of peace

The fledgling ceasefire declared to coincide with the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr in Afghanistan was shattered by a bomb that killed at least 26.

  • by Zabihullah Ghazi
Myanmar insurgents launch deadly attack as 'casino reprisal'
Myanmar

Myanmar insurgents launch deadly attack as 'casino reprisal'

An attack by an insurgent group killed at least 19 people on Saturday in a town in north-eastern Myanmar, on the country's border with China,

  • by Saw Nang
Threat to church after Anzac Day message echoing Abdel-Magied's post

Threat to church after Anzac Day message echoing Abdel-Magied's post

When Father Rod Bower, the rector of the Gosford Anglican Church, posted a pro-refugee Anzac Day message on Facebook, he knew he would cop abuse.

  • by Jacqueline Maley
Advertisement
Damascus denies reports of deadly gas attack on Syrian rebel enclave
Syria

Damascus denies reports of deadly gas attack on Syrian rebel enclave

Anti-government activists accused the Syrian government of attacking a Damascus suburb with poison gas on Saturday.

  • by Dahlia Nehme