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The January 6, 2021 riot at Capitol Hill has increased urgency to tackle the domestic terror threat in the US.

US government issues national terrorism warning, prompted by post-election violence fears

The department did not cite a specific threat, but pointed to “a heightened threat environment across the United States” that it believes “will persist” for weeks.

  • by Ben Fox and Eric Tucker
Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio was arrested when he arrived in Washington DC.

Proud Boys leader once co-operated with police, informed on other suspects

Last year, then-president Donald Trump famously told the group to “stand back, and stand by” when asked during a debate to condemn white supremacists.

  • by Devlin Barrett and Matt Zapotosky




Thai immigration officers talk to people at a bar on Koh Phangan island.

Police arrest 89 foreigners at Thai bar for flouting COVID-19 rules

Officers raided a party at a bar on a popular resort island in southern Thailand and arrested 89 foreigners for violating coronavirus regulations, officials say.

  • by Chalida Ekvitthayavechnukul
According to Singapore authorities, the 16-year-old  bought a flak jacket and had plans to buy a machete online.

Singapore detains teen over alleged Christchurch-inspired plans to attack mosques

The Internal Security Department said the teen was inspired by the Australian gunman who killed 51 worshippers at two mosques in New Zealand in 2019.

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