Staffan de Mistura, United Nations special envoy for the Syria crisis, says that a "political, inclusive, credible solution" is needed to defeat Islamic State
"Several terrorists" were killed in two airstrikes by the United States on IS jihadis in Somalia. This is the first time the US has carried out such strikes in the country, where the militant group is a growing presence.
Even as terrorism-related deaths drop dramatically in some parts of the world, fatalities in OECD countries have reached a 16-year high. Research Director of the Global Terrorism Index Daniel Hyslop tells DW why.
Controversy has broken out over an Indian anti-terror body's investigation of inter-faith marriages for "love jihad." There are claims that women are being lured to join terror outfits. Murali Krishnan reports.
With a "hard core of foreign fighters," the notorious militant group has positioned itself for its last stand in Raqqa. The US-led coalition against "Islamic State" has rejected any negotiated withdrawal of militants.
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