IS issues 'immediate' execution threat

IS militants say they will execute a Jordanian pilot if Amman does not hand over a female militant by sunset.

French police question boy over remarks

An eight-year-old boy in France was questioned by police after he allegedly made comments in praise of terrorism.

Cop gunfire killed Oz hostage victim

One of the hostages who died during a Sydney hostage ordeal was killed by ricocheting fragments of police bullets.

Ukraine, US press Putin on rebels

Ukraine has appealed to Russia to rein in separatists, with the USA threatening tougher economic measures.