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article 20 May 2015 UK
 Car bomb attack in Baghdad, 9 May 2015 (Reuters)
Terrorism: which cities are most at risk?

People are more likely to experience terrorism in Baghdad than in any other city in the world, while Bristol is ranked at higher risk than London, according to a new report.

article 14 May 2015
News
Number of teens arrested on terror offences has doubled

As police detain a record number of people of all ages linked to extremism, the number of teenagers arrested for terrorism offences this year is over twice as high as the year before.

article 13 May 2015 UK
Davud Cameron (Reuters)
Government crackdown on 'poisonous ' Islamist extremism

David Cameron announces the government will combat "poisonous Islamist extremist ideology" by banning organisations and clamping down on those seeking to radicalise young people.

post 13 May 2015
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog Cameroon: working to banish Boko Haram terror and tempt back tourists

Cameroon's government is working hard to banish the memories of the havoc caused by Boko Haram extremists who terrorised the north of the country for the last two years.

article 23 April 2015 World, Afghanistan
News
Italian and US hostage die in US strike on Al-Qaeda compound

President Obama apologises to the families of hostages Giovanni Lo Porto and Dr Warren Weinstein, saying he takes "full responsibility" for their deaths during a US counterterrorism operation.

article 23 April 2015 UK, France
Queen's University, Belfast (Getty Images)
Anger as Queen's University cancels Charlie Hebdo event

Queen's University Belfast denies cancelling a symposium on the Charlie Hebdo attacks over concerns about reputational damage, telling Channel 4 News the event had not been properly risk-assessed.

article 04 April 2015 World, Kenya
News
Al-Shabaab threatens more Kenya attacks after college siege

Somali Islamist militants threaten to carry out more bloody attacks on Kenya after the group's fighters killed nearly 150 people in an assault on a Kenyan university.

post 20 March 2015
Read more on Simon Israel's blog Teenager jailed for planning Woolwich-style attack

Ninteen-year-old Brusthom Ziamani is jailed for 22 years for plotting to carry out an act of "horrifying savagery".

article 17 March 2015 World, Iraq
News
Islamic State clashes prompt Sirte families to flee

Families desert Libya's coastal city of Sirte after two days of clashes between Islamic State militants and fighters loyal to a government based in Tripoli.