The attack on Iraqi militiamen in the north of Baghdad comes as authorities grapple with a deepening economic crisis and a coronavirus outbreak.
The Daesh-inspired attack killed more than 260 people last year, including 42 foreign nationals.
The event, to be held in Christchurch on Sunday, was expected to attract a large crowd, with many travelling from around New Zealand and from overseas.
German extremists have infiltrated police departments and have made effective use of the internet to encourage self-radicalisation.
A far-right terrorist is suspected to have gone on a deadly shooting spree just three days after German Muslim groups called for state 'protection' from extremists.
The suspects, in the capital Ankara, are part of a group of 71 FETO members, including 33 active-duty officials, who infiltrated the Justice Ministry, said the sources, who asked not to be named due to restrictions on speaking to the media.
Militant groups linked to Daesh and al Qaida in West Africa “are neither degraded nor contained,” new report warns as US considers cutting troops on the continent to counter China and Russia elsewhere in the world.
Qasim al Raymi rose from an Al Qaeda trainer in Afghanistan to taking the group's leadership in Yemen.
Contrary to the claims of Turkey's critics, a US Defense Department report says that the Turkish military operation in northern Syria has limited Daesh's organisational capabilities.
The British government promised sweeping changes to the system for dealing with convicted terrorists released from prison after a man stabbed two people in a busy south London street on Sunday.
European leaders are not doing enough to fight Daesh and other terror networks, overburdening Turkey.
Meanwhile, Turkish security forces launched the eighth phase of a domestic anti-terror operation in the rural areas of eastern Bitlis and Siirt provinces, the Interior Ministry said.
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