terrorism

9.10.19

Ten Sri Lankan Cricket Players Back out of Pakistan Tour Over Security Concerns

After the 2009 terror attack on the team in Lahore, top players, including Lasith Malinga and ODI captain Dimuth Karunaratne, are fearful of stepping into the country.

8.22.19

An Indian Guy Tried to Stop His Wife From Leaving the Country by Telling Airport Authorities She Was a Suicide Bomber

He made a hoax bomb threat and called his wife a ‘fidayeen’ in the hope that it would prevent her from leaving him.

8.7.19

ISIS Is Using Internet Propaganda to Maintain a 'Virtual Caliphate,' UN Report Says

The report, which argues the internet still gives the terror group global reach, urges nations to spy on the dark web.

8.5.19

Cloudflare Says It Won’t Ban 8chan, a Hotbed for Terrorist Manifestos

Cloudflare is facing renewed pressure to stop providing their services to 8chan, which if removed, would likely make it harder for the site administrators to keep the message board online.

7.16.19

Sri Lanka’s Tourism Business Slumps Following April Bombings

While tourism is the country's fastest-growing source of foreign currency, the central bank has lowered the industry's growth forecast in 2019.

7.16.19

Months After a Terrorist Attack, New Zealand Begins to Hand Over Its Guns

More than 900 gun owners have registered to hand over their firearms.

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7.10.19

Terrorist Group Behind Bali Bombings Use Palm Oil Plantations to Fund Terrorist Activity

Jemaah Islamiyah remains a threat to the region even after Indonesian police captured numerous high-ranking group leaders, the latest being Para Wijayanto, who was involved in the 2002 Bali bombings.

6.12.19

"American Taliban" John Walker Lindh Is Getting Out of Prison Today. He Still Might Be Radicalized.

A 2017 report said he “continued to advocate for global jihad and to write and translate violent extremist texts"

5.23.19

New Zealand Just Filed Its First-Ever Terrorism Charges Against the Christchurch Mosque Shooter

He’s been charged under New Zealand’s terrorism suppression law, which was enacted in 2002 after the 9/11 attacks in New York City.

5.8.19

China Is Accused of Destroying Its Mosques

A new investigation suggests that mosques in the Xinjiang province have been completely or almost completely razed.

5.7.19

We Met the Leader of the Group Blamed for the Sri Lanka Easter Bombings

Until Easter Sunday, NTJ was just one of many peripheral hard-line religious groups in Sri Lanka.

5.3.19

The Aftermath of the Sri Lanka Attacks Continues for South Asia’s Young Minorities

There's fear and then there's hope for those living on the fringes.

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