Armed police on horseback patrol Marhaba beach in June where 38 people were killed in a terrorist attack in Sousse, Tunisia. File photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

The far-reaching tentacles of the Islamic State terror machine are impossible to miss when browsing the travel advice section of the Department of For(...)

A file image showing members of the German Navy watching the radar in the operations room of the frigate ‘Bayern’ in port at Limassol.  There is currently no comprehensive system to track shipments and cargos through EU ports and along its approximately 70,000km of coastline. Photograph: Getty

As Europe’s politicians struggle to control a deepening migrant crisis and staunch the rising threat of Islamist terrorism on their borders, little at(...)

“It’s new that weapons of war are being used”:  the recovered M52 hand grenade  which had been thrown into a migrant home in Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany. Photograph: Thomas Niedermueller/Getty Images

Migration tensions have escalated further in Germany after a hand grenade was lobbed into an asylum home in a small Black Forest town early Friday mo(...)

Brian Hanley, co-ordinator with the Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas, and Bishop John Kirby , ICPO chaiman,  in  Maynooth, Co Kildare. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The man stood in the arrivals hall in Dublin Airport, feeling euphoric, but also lost, one of an increasing number of Irish people who are deported ba(...)

Mohsen Marzouk, secretary general of president Beji Caid Essebsi’s ruling party Nidaa Tounes. He said on Wednesday he plans to break away and form a new political movement

Sixteen Tunisian lawmakers from president Beji Caid Essebsi’s Nidaa Tounes party resigned yesterday over a dispute involving his son in a move that ma(...)

Georgia Drummy has ambitions to qualify for the Junior Australian Open this year. Photograph: Matt Mackey/Inpho.

The first steps of a career are usually big and always unchartered. Occasionally for parents those same steps can be even larger and sometimes less ce(...)

A minute’s silence in Paris for the victims of the November terror attacks which claimed the lives of 130 people. Photograph:  Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

It was as if the nightmares of New York on 9/11, Madrid in 2004 and London in 2005 had returned with a vengeance. Jihadist attacks opened and closed 2(...)

A sanitary service worker cleans the scene of a suicide bomb attack in Tunis on Tuesday. Photograph: Zoubeir Souissi/Reuters

Tunisian authorities have identified a suicide bomber who targeted presidential guards on a bus in a deadly attack, saying he was a 27-year-o(...)

Tunisian police on  the road leading to the site of an explosion on a bus transporting Tunisia’s presidential guard in central Tunis on November 24th, 2015, which killed at least 12 people and wounded 16, the interior ministry said. Photograph: Fethi Belaid/AFP/Getty Images

An explosion has hit a bus carrying members of Tunisia’s presidential guard, killing at least 12 people and wounding 16 others in what the interior mi(...)

Nohemi Gonzalez (23) had dual US and Mexican nationality and was studying in Paris on exchange from California State University, Long Beach.

Thomas Ayad (32) Ayad, a product manager for Universal Music France, was chatting to a friend at the Eagles of Death Metal concert at the Bataclan wh(...)