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Inside Australia’s ‘terrorgram’: How neo-Nazism spreads in our cities
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Racism

Inside Australia’s ‘terrorgram’: How neo-Nazism spreads in our cities

The rise of one new neo-Nazi group shows how extremists are using encrypted messaging app Telegram to recruit members and spread hate.

  • by Nick McKenzie

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‘Justice has been delivered’: Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri killed in US airstrike

‘Justice has been delivered’: Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri killed in US airstrike

His death puts an end to a years-long search for the Egyptian doctor who helped plot the September 11 attacks against the US.

  • by Farrah Tomazin
Who was Ayman al-Zawahiri? The Cairo physician turned al-Qaeda leader

Who was Ayman al-Zawahiri? The Cairo physician turned al-Qaeda leader

The slain Egyptian extremist lacked Osama bin Laden’s charisma, but wielded influence as an ideologue and strategist.

Mossad probe finds Buenos Aires bombings had no local help from Iran

Mossad probe finds Buenos Aires bombings had no local help from Iran

It counters long-standing assertions by Israel, Argentina and the US, and finds Hezbollah was expanding its reach to attack Israelis or Jews around the world.

  • by Ronen Bergman
Paris attacker Abdeslam found guilty of murder, jailed for life

Paris attacker Abdeslam found guilty of murder, jailed for life

Over an extraordinary nine-month trial, the lone survivor of the IS team that attacked Paris proclaimed his radicalism, wept, apologised and pleaded for forgiveness.

  • by Nicolas Vaux-Montagny and Barbara Surk
Indian state shuts down internet after Hindu beheading sparks unrest

Indian state shuts down internet after Hindu beheading sparks unrest

Police fear outbreaks of religious violence after two Muslims claimed responsibility for killing a Hindu and threatened Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • by Rupam Jain
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Millionaire jailed after stealing Banksy’s Sad Girl

Millionaire jailed after stealing Banksy’s Sad Girl

The British street artist, painted his stencil on the metal door of the Bataclan in memory of the 90 people killed there in the 2015 Paris terror attacks.

  • by Henry Samuel
‘Our hearts are heavy’: Dozens killed in attack on Catholic church in Nigeria
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Nigeria

‘Our hearts are heavy’: Dozens killed in attack on Catholic church in Nigeria

Nigeria is battling an Islamist insurgency in the northeast but in the southwest, attacks such as this are rare.

  • by Fikayo Owoeye
Blasts rip through mosque, minivans in Afghanistan, killing at least a dozen

Blasts rip through mosque, minivans in Afghanistan, killing at least a dozen

The explosion in the mosque in Kabul occurred just hours after deadly bombs hit passenger vehicles in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif.

  • by Rahim Faiez
Nazi swastika ban takes shape as Victoria introduces landmark legislation

Nazi swastika ban takes shape as Victoria introduces landmark legislation

Victoria will be the first jurisdiction in the country to criminalise the display of the hate symbol, enabling police to remove and confiscate items that breach the ban. 

  • by Sumeyya Ilanbey
Push to liberate religious swastika in NSW from its ‘indoor prison’

Push to liberate religious swastika in NSW from its ‘indoor prison’

Australian Hindus - backed by the Jewish community - want to normalise the display of their sacred swastika ahead of a ban on Nazi symbols in NSW.

  • by Matthew Knott