Islamic State purportedly sets new deadline for hostage swap
Jordan proposes prisoner swap, fate of Japanese Islamic State hostage unclear
Japan condemns IS execution, demands remaining hostage release
Japan condemns apparent Islamic State execution, demands release of remaining hostage
The Islamic State is threatening to kill two Japanese hostages unless Japan pays the terrorist group $200 million within three days.
US firm finds malware targeting visitors to Afghan government websites
World Leaders at Asian Meetings Warn on Middle East Extremism
Syrian army, Al Nusrah Front fight on Golan where peacekeepers held
Turkish energy minister dismisses ‘uranium enrichment’ claims
Nuclear Materials Report Shows Better Safekeeping
US officials said a homemade launching device was found outside Yokota Air Force Base in Tokyo. Two loud explosions were heard on the base last night but no injuries or damage have been reported. The left-wing extremist group Kakurokyo is suspected of launching homemade mortar rockets near Yokota in 2009.
A Japanese man, who is now known as Abu Saskuki al Yabani, is pictured in front of an al Qaeda flag and shown firing a weapon. But the reporter denied he joined the ISIS.
Spies? Saboteurs? Or just tailwatchers?
US Helps Allies Trying to Battle Iranian Hackers
Missile defence systems deployed to counter North Korea threats: interactive
Best man Afghan Taliban may replace top negotiator
Nations fume, quietly, over Algerian hostage raid
Analysis: US arms sales to Asia set to boom on Pacific “pivot”
Malaysia Tops Bribery Table
US intelligence sees Asia’s global power rising by 2030
Israeli Success in Downing Hamas Rockets Has World’s Attention
North Korea’s Illegal Weapons Pipeline Flows On
US Air Force struggles with aging fleet
Shrinking military-led aid sparks concern among Afghans
US defence chief Panetta warns on Asia territory rows
US Plans New Asia Missile Defenses
In Asia, a wave of escalating territorial disputes
5,000 Afghan ‘militants’ have surrendered – but are they real?
Karzai Seeks Full Freedom for Taliban in Guantanamo
Afghanistan aid: Donors pledge $16bn at Tokyo meeting