Five suspected members of an ISIL terror cell have been arrested after coordinated police raids in Spain, Belgium and Germany.
It has been the most significant stronghold for ISIL outside Syria and Iraq. Now Libyan forces say they are close to capturing Sirte, pushing out the militants.
Four militants have been killed after Russian special forces stormed an apartment in St Petersburg as part of an anti-terrorism operation – according to officials.
The people of the northern Syrian city of Manbij have been celebrating their liberation from the so-called Islamic State group.
The king and queen of Belgium have visited the scene of the attack in Charleroi where two female police officers were injured by a machete-wielding Algerian man.
The German Chancellor interrupted her summer holidays to defend her open-door refugee policy following recent attacks in Germany.