Al-Shabaab controls large areas in Somalia, and its influence is also felt in neighboring Kenya, where the Islamist militia recruits. Muslim women in the area are viewed with suspicion by the police, because their sons or husbands could be members.
Recent cases of custodial deaths have angered the Pakistani people, who are demanding immediate justice for the victims. But reforming the "police torture culture" would be a mammoth task. Haroon Janjua reports.
Special police units carried out raids in northern Germany to investigate alleged financial supporters of terrorist groups in Syria. Prosecutors said hundreds of thousands of euros were allegedly sent to militants.
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is purported to have issued his first message since April. He called on fighters to free tens of thousands of jihadis and family members from prison and detention camps.
A German IS fighter is facing charges of murder and torture at a German high court. This is the second time that he has faced terrorism-related charges.
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