Category Archives: Counter Terror

Japanese Hostages Latest

Japanese Hostages Latest

We are receiving reports that the Islamic State has executed Japanese hostages, journalist Kenji Goto and private military contractor Haruna Yakwa.

Breaking News: Explosion and dead in Mogadishu

Breaking News: Explosion and dead in Mogadishu

BREAKING NEWS: Explosion and dead in Mogadishu: A loud explosion followed by heavy gunfire can be heard near the Presidential palace in #Mogadishu. #Somalia 5 police Dead, tens wounded, in #Mogadishu hotel in front of the presidential palace, the hotel is hosting the Turkish president staff. The Villa Somalia is the official residential palace and

Asian pirates in for long haul, warns maritime security expert

Asian pirates in for long haul, warns maritime security expert

Written by Steven Jones (pictured above) Petro piracy attacks across South East Asia is a growing threat to maritime security. While oil tankers have been the target of these attacks, there is concern that piracy may spread to other vessel types – either as a result of desperate criminals seeking easy targets, or as a