The world’s negative perception of Nigeria is a “tragedy”, a senior political official from the country told CNBC.» Read More
It was not immediately clear if Hamas Islamists, who control the coastal enclave, were also willing to prolong the ceasefire.
GAZA, July 25- As the United States and regional powers strive for a ceasefire between Israel and Gaza militants, the impoverished enclave faces a daunting recovery, such is the scale of damage after almost three weeks of fighting.
Europe is at risk of terrorist attacks as "hundreds" of fighters in Syria hold Western passports, say Torbjorn Soltveldt, principal MENA analyst at Maplecroft, following the Norwegian terror attack warning.
The Norwegian police has received information on an imminent terrorist attack. Sevincer Vedat, managing editor at The Nordic Page talks to CNBC about what is known so far.
Islamist terrorism in Nigeria is impeding food production and pushing inflation, a senior central banker in the country warned on Tuesday.
Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu, deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, says the violence in the country has had very little impact on monetary policy, and discusses China's investments on the African continent.
Israeli forces pounded the Gaza Strip, sending thousands of residents fleeing, and said it was meeting stiff resistance from Hamas Islamists.
Global terrorism has become increasingly deadly over the past year, according a worldwide study.
*Fresh clashes in Tripoli and Benghazi. BENGHAZI, Libya, July 22- A twin suicide bombing at a Libyan army base in Benghazi killed at least four solders in an escalation of clashes between Islamist militants and regular forces battling to oust them from the eastern city. Suicide bombings are rare in Libya, where a fragile government is struggling to impose order.
Congress is once again considering the renewal of an act that requires insurers to offer terrorism insurance. The question is – does it need some tweaks?
Azamat Tazhayakov, pal of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, was convicted for impeding the bombings' investigation.
U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron called for Europe to ratchet up sanctions against Russia.
The West could hit Russia with even tougher sanctions if the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was shot down by separatist rebels.
WASHINGTON, July 17- The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to reauthorize a federal terrorism risk insurance program that was created after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
The Senate has voted to extend a program that would cushion the blow to insurance companies in the event of a massive terrorism attack.
Daragh McDowell, senior analyst at Maplecroft, recaps what is known about the Malaysia Airlines plane crash in eastern Ukraine.
*Blast in Lagos port claimed by Islamist militants Boko Haram. ABUJA, July 13- As long as violence perpetrated by Islamist militants was more or less contained in Nigeria's remote northeast, the attitude of many citizens and expatriates in the more prosperous south was a shrug of the shoulders.
UNITED NATIONS, July 9- North Korea has complained to the United Nations about a film starring Seth Rogen and James Franco, accusing the United States of sponsoring terrorism and committing an act of war by allowing production of a movie about a plot to kill its leader, Kim Jong Un.
New rules about electronics on inbound flights have sparked terror fears. Anthony Cordesman Center for Strategic and International Studies, provides perspective.
David Lea, Senior Analyst, Europe, Control Risks, says terrorism in Europe may changed a little since 2005 but extremists still exist within the U.K.