The word only appears 14 times in the UK's parliamentary record between 1803 and 2005. Now it is everywhere.
Saliha (left) and Alexia in 2012. Alexia no longer wears the veil.
Agnès De Feo
A number of women who once wore and defended the full Islamic veil known as the niqab later chose to renounce it. Here two of them tell their stories.
Politics Podcast: Peter Dutton on balancing interests in Home Affairs.
Peter Dutton says there is no basis to concerns about the excess power of the home affairs department.
In this 2005 photo, Rattan Singh Kalsi shows a photograph of his daughter, Indira, at a meeting with families of the victims of the 1985 Air India bombing.
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When preparing for a course, a McMaster University professor found an alarming lack of knowledge among Canadians about the Air India bombing of 1985. Why the startling indifference from Canadians?
The prime minister conceded that the UK must continue to abide by European Court of Justice rulings, even after Brexit.
Teachers have a legal duty to promote British values, but what exactly are they?
Would the ABC’s publication of confidential cabinet documents would be in breach of a proposed government bill?
It's increasingly difficult for investigative journalists to hold governments to account – partly due to anti-terror and security laws making it harder for whistleblowers to act.
An Afghanistan national police officer helps a U.S. Army lieutenant, June 14, 2007. Can honour be restored in today’s international conflicts?
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Nothing displays the ethical superiority of one’s values better than to treat a foe with the respect due another human being.
Memorials to the terror attack have become visual and transient – a battleground to contest parts of French identity.
Africa needs average economic growth of over 7% for several decades if it’s to reduce poverty and increase income levels.
Africa is still witnessing an increase in social turbulence, unrest and protest. Only rapid, inclusive economic growth combined with good governance can make the continent less volatile.
Crikey reminds Australia’s media it can be a little narrow minded.
Journalists are often under deadline pressure, which is why, says Crikey’s Emily Watkins, they return again and again to the same experts. Those who give good quotes are often also pretty good at making…
A new Victoria Police strategy represents a major milestone in the evolving police approach to family violence.
Under recently announced Victoria Police changes, family violence will be investigated as major crime by specialised units.
Mubin Shaikh, a Toronto-born de-radicalization expert, speaks during a counter-terrorism event in Germany in May 2015.
No country is immune to terrorism, but de-radicalizing people who have been attracted to terrorist organizations like ISIS can work.
How do harsher measures to counter possible terrorist attacks impact our relation to political life and to citizenship ?
Counter-terrorism policies have social and political impacts on citizenship, identity and our perception of self and the Other. Through the British case, Lee Jarvis discusses his latest research with Sylvain Antichan.
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Claims that the Manchester Arena bombing could have been stopped are too simplistic.
We're wildly off base when it comes to guessing crime rates and other important social matters, because we focus on the negative.
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Raffaello Pantucci explains what lone-actor terrorism is, why it's effective and why we seem to be seeing more attacks that aren't clearly connected to terror networks in this long-form comic explainer.
A cemetery where victims of the November 24 mosque attack were laid to rest.
Much of Sinai is almost beyond Egyptian state control altogether.
Don’t jump to conclusions: protesters in Kashmir with a mocked-up IS flag.
Just because a group waves the IS flag or claims to be its friend doesn't mean a global insurgency is underway.
Collective prayer on October 20 in Mogadishu in tribute to the 276 dead and 300 wounded, victims of the October 14 terrorist attack. Terrorism has become a global weapon.
Contemporary terrorism is rooted in a form of political violence dating from the French Revolution. It is rooted in social facts and is now evolving on a global scale.