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  • Gaza ceasefire holding on second day Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 4:51 AM ET
    A mosque is destroyed in Gaza city during the attack of Israel's warcraft on 23 July, 2014

    A Gaza ceasefire hes held and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry linked a lifting of blockades of the devastated enclave to Hamas giving up its rocket arsenal.

  • Ten dead in Gaza school as Israel renews shelling Sunday, 3 Aug 2014 | 6:22 AM ET

    An Israeli air strike killed at least 10 people and wounded about 30 others on Sunday in a U.N.-run school in the southern Gaza Strip, witnesses said.

  • Has Nigeria got an image problem? Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 12:35 PM ET
    A man holds a placard reading 'Bring Back Our Girls' to denounce the kidnapping of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls by Islamic militants on May 13 , 2014 in Malaga.

    The world’s negative perception of Nigeria is a “tragedy”, a senior political official from the country told CNBC.

  • More fighting in Gaza after rockets hit Israel Sunday, 27 Jul 2014 | 5:15 AM ET
    A mosque is destroyed in Gaza city during the attack of Israel's warcraft on 23 July, 2014

    A truce in the Gaza Strip has collapsed after a barrage of rockets fired by Palestinian militants was met with fierce Israeli shelling.

  • Israel extends Gaza truce another four hours Saturday, 26 Jul 2014 | 1:17 PM ET
    Israeli soldiers prepare their Tanks in a deployment area on July 24, 2014 on Israel's border with the Gaza Strip.

    It was not immediately clear if Hamas Islamists, who control the coastal enclave, were also willing to prolong the ceasefire.

  • Terror attacks: Is Europe most at risk? Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 11:05 AM ET
    Terror attacks: Is Europe most at risk?

    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.

  • Norway warns of 'imminent' terrorist attack Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 4:48 AM ET
    Norway warns of 'imminent' terrorist attack

    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.

  • Terrorism in Nigeria hitting economy: Central Bank Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 11:47 AM ET
    A man holds a placard reading 'Bring Back Our Girls' to denounce the kidnapping of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls by Islamic militants on May 13 , 2014 in Malaga.

    Islamist terrorism in Nigeria is impeding food production and pushing inflation, a senior central banker in the country warned on Tuesday.

  • Nigerian monetary policy vs. terror Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 11:30 AM ET
    Nigerian monetary policy vs. terror

    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.

  • Israel pummels Gaza; Kerry on diplomatic push Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 5:42 AM ET

    Israeli forces pounded the Gaza Strip, sending thousands of residents fleeing, and said it was meeting stiff resistance from Hamas Islamists.

  • Fatal stats: Global terrorism deaths soar Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    Global terrorism has become increasingly deadly over the past year, according a worldwide study.

  • Time to tweak the terrorism-insurance act? Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 2:21 PM ET
    Capitol building Washington

    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?

  • UK’s Cameron calls for EU to toughen up on Russia Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 11:17 AM ET

    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.

  • Senate votes to extend terrorism insurance program Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 2:16 PM ET

    The Senate has voted to extend a program that would cushion the blow to insurance companies in the event of a massive terrorism attack.

  • Malaysian Airline plane crashes in Ukraine Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 11:49 AM ET
    Malaysian Airline plane crashes in Ukraine

    Daragh McDowell, senior analyst at Maplecroft, recaps what is known about the Malaysia Airlines plane crash in eastern Ukraine.

  • New crackdown on airport security Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 4:25 PM ET
    New crackdown on airport security

    New rules about electronics on inbound flights have sparked terror fears. Anthony Cordesman Center for Strategic and International Studies, provides perspective.

  • London 7/7 bombings: 9 years on Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 12:43 AM ET
    7 July London bombings: 9 years on

    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.

  • Iraq 'heading for disintegration': Pro Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 11:15 AM ET
    Iraq 'heading for disintegration': Pro

    Tina Fordham, senior political analyst at Citi, discusses Iraq and says the turmoil in the country is part of a wider trend for the disintegration of borders.

  • Iraq PM committed to government formation process Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 6:04 AM ET

    Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said on Wednesday that he is committed to the process of forming a new government.