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3 charged over alleged Melbourne terror plot

Nov 20, 2018 - 2:09 PM

Police say the men are 'certainly inspired by ISIS,' but have no known links to a specific organization

AFTER NOVEMBER 9. This file photo shows a burnt vehicle at the crime scene following a stabbing incident in Melbourne on November 9, 2018. Less than two weeks after, 3 men who allegedly plotted 'chilling' terror attacks in Melbourne were charged on November 20. File photo by William West/AFP

New York 'plotter' was allegedly doctor to pro-ISIS gunmen

Oct 09, 2017 - 5:15 PM

The Philippine military says Russell Salic had links to the Maute terror group, which since May had been occupying parts of Marawi City

NY PLOT SUSPECT. Filipino orthopedic doctor Russel Salic is a suspect in a foiled New York terror plot. Screenshot from PTV file video

Filipino suspect in NY plot says money was for charity

Oct 08, 2017 - 9:32 AM

AFP chief General Eduardo Año is junking Russel Salic's alibi, saying he is involved in other terror plots in various countries

NY PLOT SUSPECT. Filipino orthopedic doctor Russel Salic is a suspect in a foiled New York terror plot. Screenshot from PTV file video

Philippines 'breeding ground for terrorists,' says Filipino suspect in NY plot

Oct 07, 2017 - 10:32 PM

The US Justice Department says Filipino doctor Russel Salic told others involved in the foiled New York terror plot that terror laws in the Philippines are 'not strict' compared to laws in countries like Australia and the UK

Foiled Australia plane plot directed by Islamic State – police

Aug 04, 2017 - 10:49 AM

UPDATED Two men have been charged with terrorism offenses and were refused bail on Friday August 4 with a third still being questioned

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Aug 02, 2017 - 1:13 PM

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Australia foils 'terror plot' to bring down airplane

Jul 30, 2017 - 9:29 AM

Officials did not specify if the alleged plot involved a domestic or international flight but Sydney s Daily Telegraph reported that a local route had been the objective

Brazil police arrest 10 for suspected Olympic terror plot

Jul 21, 2016 - 11:37 PM

UPDATED Justice Alexandre de Moraes describes the group as an absolutely amateur cell and disorganized

ALEXANDRE DE MORAES. Brazilian Ministers of Defense Raul Jungmann (L) and of Justice Alexandre de Moraes (R) during a seminar organized by Brazilian Armed Forces in Brasilia, Brazil, June 22, 2016. File photo by Fernando Bizeera Jr/EPA

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May 04, 2016 - 7:12 PM

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Singapore detains 8 Bangladeshis for alleged ISIS-related terror plot

May 04, 2016 - 12:45 AM

The arrested men are reportedly members of the Islamic State in Bangladesh a group set up in Singapore

epa05287975 A handout composite image made available by Singapore's Ministry of Home Affairs on 03 May 2016 shows eight Bangladeshi nationals (top, L-R) Islam Shariful, Mamun Leakot Ali, Md Jabath Kysar Haje Norul Islam Sowdagar, Miah Rubel, (bottom, L-R) Rahman Mizanur, Sohag Ibrahim, Sohel Hawlader Ismail Hawlader and Zzaman Daulat, that were detained in Singapore under the Internal Security Act (ISA). The group, made up of construction and marine workers, were arrested in April 2016 under suspicion of conspiring to carry out terror attacks in Bangladesh and set up a caliphate under the banner of the Islamic State (IS). The group are still under investigation in Singapore. EPA/MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS/HANDOUT HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES

3 more terror plots foiled by police after Jakarta attacks

Jan 22, 2016 - 8:10 PM

Jakarta police chief Inspector General Tito Karnavian says terrorists were planning more attacks in 3 different locations

ATTACKS. A general view shows a police cordon sealing off the scene of a bomb blast in Jakarta, Indonesia, 14 January 2016.  Photo by Roni Bintang/EPA

Man charged in US over alleged New Year's Eve plot

Jan 01, 2016 - 2:30 AM

Emanuel Lutchman an alleged Islamic State supporter is accused of planning an attack in New York

Teenager in Australia terror plot charge denied bail

Dec 11, 2015 - 11:00 AM

The teen is also the subject of previous raids and is said to be suffering from anxiety and depression

5 charged in Australia over terror plot

Dec 10, 2015 - 9:52 AM

UPDATED A teenager a 20 year old man and 3 others are accused of conspiracy to conduct an act in preparation for a terrorist act

EXCLUSIVE: Marwan’s ties that bind: From family to global terrorism

Feb 08, 2015 - 11:30 AM

In 2002 authorities around the world didn t know the role of Marwan in terror networks Looking back we can piece together the ties that bind him and his family to local and global terror plots

How a Filipino woman saved the Pope

Jan 15, 2015 - 5:32 PM

In January 1995 policewoman Aida Fariscal arrested a terrorist Her work was crucial to saving thousands of lives

WATCH: When Al-Qaeda targeted Pope John Paul II

Jan 13, 2015 - 10:12 PM

What happened the last time a pope visited the Philippines?

Plot to kill a pope: 'Miracle' saved John Paul II in Manila

Jan 13, 2015 - 10:02 AM

Ramzi Yousef the architect of the first World Trade Center bombing plotted to assassinate Pope John Paul II in Manila in 1995 He fled but was later arrested in Pakistan

ARRIVAL HONORS: President Fidel Ramos meets Pople John Paul II at the Villamor airbase in 1995. Photo by Noli Yamsuan

Al-Qaeda convict flew into Britain wearing shoe-bomb

Mar 12, 2014 - 7:33 AM

Badat provided striking insights into a string of plots and Al Qaeda training activities in Afghanistan in 2001

SULEIMAN ABU GHAITH. A screengrab of Suleiman Abu Ghaith, who will face a New York court on Monday for conspiracy to kill Americans and supporting terrorists. Photo from AFP

'Islam changed life of terror suspect'

Nov 23, 2012 - 8:25 PM

In an exclusive report ABS CBN s Steve Angeles interviews the father of a 23 year old Filipino who s now in solitary confinement in the US on allegations he s a terrorist