At a memorial honouring the victims of the recent Spanish terrorist attacks, a family embraces a Barcelona policeman who helped them during the mayhem.
(AP Photo/Santi Palacios, File)
Despite the recent terrorist attacks in Spain, the European Union has dramatically improved its counterterrorism efforts. Here's how.
Research shows that people often become more tolerant.
Boots on the ground, schools on high alert and more hostility toward Muslims and migrants – this is daily life for Parisians.
Many Australians fear a terrorist attack like that in Nice, France, earlier this year.
Many Australians are frightened by the prospect of terrorism on home soil, but statistics show they don't have much to fear.
Encounters at an open day at a Paris mosque.
How literary analysis led one scholar to develop a theory of how immigrants become connected to their host society -- and therefore unlikely to attack it.
A picture paints a thousand words, which can be manipulated into a false narrative.
Viral posts don't always tell the truth -– so how can we stop them spreading?
While the French public comes to terms with a series of appalling attacks, politicians seize the opportunity to position themselves ahead of next year's Presidential election.
The people who killed a priest in Rouen were driven by a warped agenda, not their social and economic backgrounds.
Pauline Hanson, speaking on Q&A.
After a question from a Muslim audience member, Senator-elect Pauline Hanson said "your Grand Mufti won't even come out and condemn the terrorist attacks that’s happened overseas". Is that right?
Soldiers patrol on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France, July 18, 2016.
The far right isn't afraid to admit to fear in the wake of brutal attacks like the one in Nice. More mainstream politicians would be wise to follow suit.
The heavy truck that was driven into a crowd at high speed killing scores on Bastille Day in Nice.
The Bastille Day attack in Nice – committed by an individual unknown to French security services – marks the evolution of radicalisation in many ways.
Police face overwhelming pressure from two kinds of violence.
The Orlando LGBTI massacre looks like the work of an individual rather than a planned terror attack, but it's no less deadly for that.
Recent attacks in Paris and Brussels have taught the French some important lessons about how to deal with the threat of terrorism.
If you only read the Western press you may not realise the worst atrocities are committed in the Middle East and Africa.
Prepaid cellphones are just one of many technological tools used by criminals and terrorists.
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Throwaway phones are just one piece of the ever-widening technological arsenal of extremists and terror groups of all kinds.
Brussels Airport bombers Brahim and Khalid el-Bakraoui had previously spent time in prison.
Apart from having little or no knowledge of religion, the new crop of Islamic State recruits come primed for violence with a different set of skills, honed through criminal activity.
A mourner lights candles in Brussels.
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The seeds of radicalisation were being sown long before Islamic State came along.
Shattered windows after multiple explosions at a Brussels airport in Zaventem.
The deadly terror attack in Brussels raises the issue of safety and security at airports. But this is more about our approach to risk in any areas where people are known to gather.
Molenbeek locals watch as police raid unfolds.
Belgian police have done little to win hearts and minds in this neighbourhood.