Jumpei Yasuda, the Japanese freelance journalist who was believed to have been kidnapped while reporting from Syria between June 20 to 23 in 2015, has reportedly resurfaced pleading for help in a recent hostage video.
In the 20-second video which emerged online on Tuesday, Yasuda was seen kneeling while wearing an orange jumpsuit.
Three Chinese students sustained multiple injuries after a man deliberately rammed his car into a crowd of people near a school in southern France on Friday.
The victims, all in their 20s, were reportedly on a crosswalk in front of the Blagnac campus of the Institute for Social Research in Toulouse city when the man drove his car into them.
Newly released files recovered from the 2011 raid of Osama Bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan reveal that his fighters may have been spending their free time playing Japanese RPG video games and watching anime.
Pirated copies of video games, Arabic-subtitled anime, erotic media and others were among the 470,000 files released by the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) on Monday.
Panic erupted at a popular hotel resort near Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport after a gunman allegedly opened fire inside the casino of the establishment.
Raw footage from the scene showed bloodied people being brought out in stretchers from Resorts World Manila in Pasay City, Philippines.
It has now been four days since armed insurgents, reportedly linked to the so-called Islamic State, stormed Marawi, a city in the southern part of the Philippines.
The crisis has brought such chaos that it has prompted President Rodrigo Duterte to immediately invoke martial law not just in the city but on the entire island of Mindanao, reports RT. Since then, social media platforms have been flooded with terrifying images revealing the situation in the besieged city.
China is now in the crosshairs of ISIS with the terrorist group releasing a half-hour video vowing to “shed blood like rivers” in attacks against the country.
The young fighters shown in the video are believed to be Uyghur militants from China’s Xinjiang province attentively listening to preachers. The group announced that they are planning to return home to their country to carry out their mission. According to U.S.-based SITE Intelligence Group, the video originated from western Iraq.
China wants residents in a troubled part of the country to have GPS tracking installed in their cars so their movements can be monitored 24/7.
The measure has been ordered by Chinese security officials to be implemented on the Bayingolin Mongol Autonomous Region of Xinjiang, following a spate of deadly, violent crime in the area.
Alpha Cheng is the son of accountant Curtis Cheng who was killed in a shooting outside a police headquarters in Parramatta, Australia back in 2015. He is now one of many who are taking issue with Trump’s list of “under-reported” terror attacks.
The attack in Australia was reportedly perpetrated by a 15-year-old teenager who was killed by responding officers.
Bahrun Naim, an Indonesian militant fighting for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, used online financial services to fund terrorist activities in his home country.
The information comes from PPATK, an Indonesian agency against money-laundering, which claimed that Naim transferred PayPal and bitcoin funds to comrades in Java.
Southeast Asia is in danger of an increased risk of extremist violence, a think-tank report has revealed.
The report from the Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict (IPAC) found the main source of danger in the Philippines, particularly its southern region, the Malay Mail Online reported. It may be remembered that an ISIS-affiliate claimed responsibility for the bombing in Davao earlier last month, which caused at least 14 deaths and 70 injuries.
A domestic flight in Thailand was temporarily disrupted with a terror scare after a vibrating sex toy inside a passenger’s baggage was mistaken for a bomb.
The loud humming sound from the vibrator caused a momentary panic among passengers and flight crew, causing the delay of an AirAsia flight from Chiang Mai to Bangkok on Wednesday morning.
The identity of a mysterious “Islamic State matchmaker” known only by her online pseudonym Umm Muthanna Al Britaniyah has finally been revealed.
According to DailyMail, the aggressive social media persona who glorifies terrorist acts on the internet to attract young British Muslim women and turn them into ‘Jihadi brides’ in Syria, was actually an A-grade student and a daughter of a rich U.K. businessman.