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2 January 2018 8:16 PM US to withhold aid from Pakistan

United Nations: The United States is withholding $US255 million ($A357 million) in aid from Pakistan because of its failure to cooperate fully in America's fight against terrorism, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley says. "There are clear reasons for this. Pakistan has played a double game for years," she told reporters at the United Nations 103

1 November 2017 9:33 PM NYC truck attack: Suspect planned attack for weeks

THE FBI is on the hunt for another man in connection with the New York bike-path terrorist attack, as suspect Sayfullo Saipov is charged. The news comes as US prosecutors have filed federal terrorism charges against 29-year-old Uzbek immigrant Sayfullo Saipov, one day after he was arrested for a New York attack that killed eight people. Prosecutors released 439

25 October 2017 12:25 AM Trump introduces 'enhanced' screening for refugees from 11 'high-risk' countries

US President Donald Trump has allowed the resumption of refugee admissions as a complete ban he instituted four months ago expired. But the administration is adding "enhanced" screening procedures and a 90-day review for nationals from 11 countries believed to pose a higher risk to US national security. Officials refused to identify the 11 countries 120

17 October 2017 1:23 PM It was once a place of peace, but Islamic State turned Paradise Square into an execution hell hole

IT WAS once a place of peace and prosperity. But over the years, it’s turned very, very dark. WARNING: Graphic YOU might remember the pictures — the obese Islamic State jihadi executioner swinging a four-foot sword in a public beheading. The terrifying act, carried out by one of the terror outfit’s executioners, was the first time many had seen the horrid 375

12 October 2017 11:37 PM US woman Caitlan Coleman, Canadian Joshua Boyle and children released after five years in captivity

AN American woman, her Canadian husband and their three children have been saved after being held hostage for five years by Taliban-linked terror group. US officials said Pakistan secured the release of Caitlan Coleman of Stewartstown, Pennsylvania, and her husband, Joshua Boyle, who were abducted five years ago while travelling in Afghanistan and then were held by the Haqqani 327

28 September 2017 8:15 AM Mystery still surrounds Otto Warmbier’s cause of death following parents’ accusation of North Korean torture

THE coroner who examined Otto Warmbier’s body has says there was “no trauma to the teeth” as his parents reported. “Based on medical imaging there is no trauma to the teeth or mandible,” a spokeswoman for the Coroner’s office told news.com.au. Dr Lakshmi Sammarco repeated on Wednesday “we don’t have enough information about what happened to Otto at that initial 77

26 September 2017 10:40 PM Catalonia’s independence referendum could create new country within 48 hours of result

SHIPS full of police are on standby in Barcelona ahead of a key vote that could see a new country created by this time next week. The wealthy area that is home to 5.5 million eligible voters and includes Barcelona plans to hold a vote on whether it should secede from the rest of the country. If successful, draft plans include a declaration of independence 100

19 September 2017 8:28 PM Donald Trump’s full speech to the UN General Assembly

US President Donald Trump has escalated his stand-off with North Korea over its nuclear challenge, threatening to “totally destroy” the country of 26 million people and mocking its leader, Kim Jong-un, as a “rocket man.” In a hard-edged speech to the United Nations General Assembly, Trump offered a grim portrait of a world in peril, adopted a more confrontational 78

15 September 2017 6:54 PM Explosion reported on London Underground

THE UK has raised its terror alert to the highest level of “critical”, meaning another attack is looming, after a London train bomb injured 29 people. However, London Metropolitan Police have admitted they currently have no suspects and were forced to deny earlier reports that they had identified the culprit using CCTV. Sky News earlier reported that British 74

10 September 2017 12:09 AM SA London terror victim Kirsty Boden honoured with scholarship for nursing students in her name

LONDON Bridge terror hero Kirsty Boden will be remembered through a scholarship for regional South Australian nursing students. Ms Boden, 28, was dubbed the Angel of London Bridge after she was murdered by terrorists as she tried to help others injured in the June attack. The scholarship, announced in London by Flinders University and the South Australian 97