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.
The Sydney Opera House was illuminated in the colours of the French flag following the 2015 Paris attacks.
Arnaud Mercier spoke with Stephen Brady, Australia's ambassador to France, about Australia's role in the fight against terrorism, and his own country's approach to creating a multicultural society.
A man holds a giant pencil as tribute in a solidarity march for Charlie Hebdo victims
France was left reeling by the attacks of January 2015 and things only got worse as the year unfolded – so why the political inertia?
Banning encryption won't help, and probably isn't possible anyway.
Christmas Eve 2015, Paris.
Well Santa has come and gone, at least for the largest proportion of the world’s population. And, as we reach the end of the year, it is inevitably time to review recent trends and the prospects for 2016…
Our response to terrorism.
The root cause of our vulnerability is the structure of the global economy: highly interconnected, complex and filled with turbulence.
Eagles of Death Metal members Jesse Hughes and guitarist Dave Catching pay their respects to the victims of the November 13 attacks.
Live music has been targeted by terrorism ... but it also offers an antidote to it.
French papers have a range of views on COP21, but even more views about terrorism.
France was prepared to be on the world stage in late 2015. But not like this. As the Paris climate summit reached its halfway mark on Saturday, the local media was still largely preoccupied with the terrorist…
The French flag flies over flowers, candles and messages in tribute to victims outside the Le Carillon restaurant a week after a series of deadly attacks in Paris, France last November.
It is probably not a surprise that a terror attack can have a major impact on people's mental health. But what sort of effects are common, and how long do they last?
History shows that for France, assimilation has always been a selective process and anything but universally applied.
A woman sits on a curb at the scene of a shooting on the Las Vegas Strip, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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In the wake of the tragedy in Las Vegas, a criminologist reviews recent research to dispel common misconceptions about mass shootings.
A Syrian immigrant and his son after arriving on the Greek island of Lesbos, September 2015.
Do terrorists linked to Daesh slip into the groups of migrants streaming toward Europe? Our response to the Paris attacks and any potential manipulations shouldn't fall on refugees' heads.