China adopted its first counter-terrorism law Sunday: its provisions may tighten media controls and threaten the intellectual property of foreign firms.
According to Senior Research Fellow at the Kazakhstani Institute of Strategic Studies Dauren Aben, Kazakhstan needs to increase security at its nuclear facilities to safeguard them from the ISIS.
France mourned the 130 people killed in the November 13 Paris attacks, with President Francois Hollande set to lead a solemn ceremony in honour of the victims.
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said in an interview published he thought the first explosion he heard a week ago at a Paris stadium was fireworks, but soon realised it was a terror attack.
Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and the USA have issued the Joint Declaration of Partnership and Cooperation.
The unanimous UN Security Council vote backing action against Islamic State shows the world is united against the "evil death cult", British Prime Minister David Cameron said.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called for "a global solution" to terrorism in a phone call with Francois Hollande on Wednesday to express his solidarity after the Paris attacks.
President Francois Hollande said France would step up the battle against the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria in the wake of Paris attacks he dubbed "acts of war".
CIA director John Brennan warned that the attacks in Paris were likely not a "one off event" and that he expects the Islamic State group has more operations in the pipeline.
Blasts shook the Islamic State group's Syrian stronghold Raqa as French air strikes hit weapons depots and a training camp in response to the attacks in Paris.
British security services have foiled around seven terror attacks since June with fighters returning from Syria posing a growing threat.
Up to 5,000 people marched in silence Sunday in Montreal in memory of victims of the Paris terror attacks.
Up to 20,000 people, among them Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen, gathered for a candlelight vigil at the gates of the French embassy in Copenhagen mourn the victims of the Paris attacks.
The defense ministers of France and the United States agreed on "concrete steps" to intensify cooperation against the Islamic State group, the Pentagon said.
The Islamic State jihadist group claimed gun and bomb attacks that left more than 120 people dead in Paris in a statement posted online.
Multiple "terror" attacks in Paris increased the pressure on some 20 countries and organisations meeting in Vienna on Saturday to overcome deep divisions and help end Syria's horrific civil war.
Moscow called on Saturday for the international community to unite in its fight against terrorism after a string of attacks in Paris left more than 128 people dead on Friday.
The Paris attacks show it is more vital than ever to coordinate global efforts to fight terrorism, France's foreign minister said, vowing that French "international action" will not stop.
British Prime Minister David Cameron said he was "shocked" after at least 18 people were reported killed in multiple attacks in Paris, including one near the Stade de France sports stadium.
Sirens blaring, blood on the roads, weeping relatives: nightmare scenes played out on the streets of Paris on Friday night as at least 120 people were killed in simultaneous attacks.
- Asia Pacific
- Central Asia
- green energy
- green economy
- United States
- Secretary of State
- Ministry of Foreign Affairs
- Great Britain
- emergency situations