- Rights lawyer: Jailing ex-leader sign of Maldives extremism Updated: Oct-05-15 11:36 am
LONDON - The imprisonment of former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed symbolizes a turn toward autocracy and extremism by a Muslim nation with the world's highest per-capita level of recruitment to the Islamic State group, a human rights lawyer said Monday.
- Murders test Bangladesh claims that radical Islam in check Updated: Oct-02-15 7:00 am
DHAKA, Bangladesh - A string of slayings claimed by radical Islamic groups has Bangladesh scrambling to contain what appears to be a rising tide of extremism, and it couldn't have come at a worse time - the country's fragile economic growth is faltering this year amid renewed political unrest.
- Minnesota businesses join fight against extremist recruiting Updated: Sep-29-15 10:47 am
MINNEAPOLIS - At dinners with imams, meetings with youth and even large community forums, Minnesota's U.S. attorney kept asking members of the state's Somali community the same question: What could he do to stop terrorist recruiting that had already lured dozens of young men and women overseas?