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More countries affected by terrorism even as deaths fall – index

Nov 20, 2019 - 2:12 PM

The 2019 Global Terrorism Index notes that while 'the intensity of terrorism has declined... terrorism is still widespread and increasing'

Attacks targeted more countries in 2016 but fewer killed – report

Nov 15, 2017 - 2:42 PM

The Global Terrorism Index calls the falling victim numbers the 'main positive finding' and 'a turning point in the fight against radical Islamist extremism'

This photo taken on July 15, 2016 in Nice, shows a French flag at a make-shift memorial for victims of the deadly Bastille Day attack. Giuseppe Cacace/AFP

UN alarmed about Boko Haram ties to ISIS

May 14, 2016 - 10:45 AM

The UN Security Council has voiced deep concern that the activities of Boko Haram continue to undermine the peace and stability of the West and Central African region

TIES WITH ISIS. Soldiers from 21 Brigade and Army Engineers clearing Islamic militant group Boko Haram camps at Chuogori and Shantumari in Borno State, Nigeria, July 30, 2015. File photo by EPA/STR

PH terrorism, Maguindanao massacre, Pope Francis trip | The wRap

Nov 21, 2014 - 7:44 PM

The Philippines is number 9 in terrorist activity worldwide 5 years after the Maguindanao massacre – where’s justice for the victims? Pope Francis tells Philippine church and government officials: don’t spend too much on my visit

Global terrorism index: PH ranked 9 in 2013

Nov 21, 2014 - 8:09 AM

Terrorism in the Philippines is tied with national and separatist claims by people living in southern Philippines a deviation from the world trend showing religion as the driving ideology for terrorism

MOST INCIDENTS: A car bomb in August 2013 killed 8 civilians in Cotabato City, the city that recorded the highest number of terrorist attacks. Photo by Zainudin Malang/MinHRAC