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Malaysia has freed a terrorist notorious for making biological weapons – here’s what we know

This is Yazid's third time being released from jail, bringing his total duration behind bars to 12 years.
Flames and smoke are seen billowing from the roof at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on April 15, 2019. - A fire broke out at the landmark Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris, potentially involving renovation works being carried out at the site, the fire service said.Images posted on social media showed flames and huge clouds of smoke billowing above the roof of the gothic cathedral, the most visited historic monument in Europe.

A former far-right political candidate who believed a conspiracy theory about the Notre Dame fire tried burning down a French mosque as ‘revenge...

Claude Sinké attempted to set a French mosque on fire, as an "act of revenge" for the Notre Dame fire. He shot two Muslim men who confronted him.

Malaysia remains a ‘transit hub for terrorists’ – and it’s visa-free travel that makes it a ‘first choice’

Travellers from most Middle-Eastern countries and some African nations do not require a visa to enter Malaysia.
An MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted drone aircraft performs aerial maneuvers over Creech Air Force Base, in Nevada, June 2015.

US Air Force drones in a new base in Niger are now locked and loaded against terrorist threats

Both US and Nigerien aircraft will use the base to launch armed and unarmed air assets against extremists operating in West and North Africa.
U.S. Marines with the School of Infantry-East Color Guard stand at parade rest during a wreath laying ceremony on the anniversary of the bombing of the Marine Barracks in Beirut, Lebanon on Camp Geiger, N.C., Oct. 23, 2015.

36 years ago, the Beirut bombing took the lives of 220 US Marines, the worst single-day loss for the service since World War II’s Iwo Jima

Thirty-six years ago, two suicide bombers killed 241 American and 58 French military personnel, as well as six civilians, in Beirut, Lebanon.

ISIS is reportedly using popular Gen Z app TikTok as its newest recruitment tool

Members of the Islamic State have reportedly posted propaganda videos on TikTok of fighters and young women, which have since been deleted.
ISIS is attempting to make a comeback in Iraq by employing tactics that helped it rise to power several years ago, a new report warns.

ISIS has been waiting for this very moment as Trump-fueled chaos in Syria helps it regroup

Protests in Iraq against the government and a Turkish incursion into northeastern Syria com as ISIS has worked to restructure its leadership.

Counter-terror investigation launched after mass stabbing at shopping center in the British city of Manchester

At least four people were injured after the incident in a busy shopping centre in the centre of the city in northern England.

PM Lee Hsien Loong accepts award in New York recognising Singapore’s religious harmony

"Singaporeans are a uniquely virtuous people," said PM Lee.
The September 11 attacks were a defining moment in American life.

10 charts that show how America’s population, economy, and government have changed since 9/11

America is much different from what it was in 2001. Here are some of the main ways the country's population and systems have changed.