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  • 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.

  • Kerry in Cairo for talks over Iraq Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 5:11 AM ET
    Secretary of State John Kerry.

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Cairo on Sunday for talks with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi over Egypt's crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood and the threat which the conflict in Iraq poses to the Middle East.

  • Militants take Iraq-Syria border town Saturday, 21 Jun 2014 | 11:53 PM ET
    Town of al-Qaim at the Iraqi-Syrian border

    Sunni fighters have seized a border post on the Iraq-Syria frontier, security sources said, smashing a line drawn by colonial powers a century ago in a campaign to create an Islamic Caliphate from the Mediterranean Sea to Iran.

  • Is money laundering in Asia benefiting terrorists? Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 8:34 PM ET
    Is money laundering in Asia benefiting terrorists?

    Michael Thomas, Director, North Asia, Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, discusses the issue of money laundering in China and whether that has been a source of funding for terrorist groups.

  • Should the West intervene in Iraq? Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 11:40 AM ET
    Should the West intervene in Iraq?

    Barak Mendelsohn, senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, says that the Iraq crisis further destabilizes the Middle East. However, he is unconvinced that international intervention is needed.

  • Will Isis impact Iraq's oil production? Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 5:30 AM ET
    Will Isis impact Iraq's oil production?

    Peter Hutton, energy analyst at RBC Capital Markets, discusses the impact the crisis in Iraq will have on oil production and says the propensity for the oil price to break its range upwards "is really quite high."

  • Iraq: No appetite for US military engagement Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 4:00 AM ET
    Iraq: No appetite for US military engagement

    William Patey, former U.K. ambassador to Iraq, discusses the reintroduction of American troops in Iraq and says the best outcome would be for Iraq's army to "get its act together".