{FD} Australian bank faces more charges from financial watchdog

Australia’s financial crime intelligence agency has widened its allegations against the country’s largest bank, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, of failing to comply with measures to prevent money laundering and terrorism financing.

{FD} The Latest: Suicide bomber kills 17 at Somali police academy

The Latest on Somalia suicide bombing at police academy (all times local): 11:25 a.m.

{FD} Suicide bomber kills 10 at Somali police academy, say police

A Somali police officer says a suicide bomber has killed at least 10 people at a police academy in the capital.

{FD} The Latest: Saudis, UAE pledge $100 to anti-terror force

The Latest on a summit in France on a new African military force to counter jihadis in the Sahel (all times local): 2:50 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron says Saudi Arabia has pledged to provide $100 million and the UAE $30 million to fight the jihadi threat in Africa’s Sahel region.

{FD} The Latest: Saudis, UAE pledge $130M to anti-terror force

The Latest on a summit in France on a new African military force to counter jihadis in the Sahel (all times local): 2:50 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron says Saudi Arabia has pledged to provide $100 million and the UAE $30 million to fight the jihadi threat in Africa’s Sahel region.

{FD} Germany mulls more money for victims after Berlin attack

The German government is considering increasing compensation for those injured or who lost loved ones in terror attacks, following criticism in the wake of last year’s truck rampage in Berlin.

{FD} Port Authority bomber reportedly wasn’t on Bangladeshi terror watch lists

Authorities in Bangladesh have said the man suspected of attempting to detonate a pipe bomb at New York City’s Port Authority Bus Terminal Monday was not on the country’s terror watch list.

{FD} 2 teenage girl suicide bombers kill 4 in Nigeria’s north

A Nigerian official says two teenage girl suicide bombers attacked the town of Gwoza, in the country’s north, killing at least four people.

{FD} Bangladesh condemns US attack in which citizen is suspect

Bangladesh’s government condemned an attack on New York City’s subway system, as it emerged that the suspect is an immigrant from the South Asian nation.

{FD} Australian city of Melbourne to test terrorism alarm system

Melbourne will test a terrorism alarm system this month after police thwarted two alleged plots targeting Christmas-New Year crowds and a lone driver killed six pedestrians in the last year in Australia’s second-largest city.

{FD} Netanyahu slams Turkey’s Erdogan for claiming Israel is ‘terrorist state’ that ‘kills children’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday described Israel as a “terrorist state” and said that it “kills children.”

{FD} Israel is ‘terrorist state’ that ‘kills children,’ Turkish president says, as violence flares in Lebanon after Trump’s Jerusalem decision

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday described Israel as a “terrorist state” and said that it “kills children.”

{FD} In 2018 the ISIS fight will shift into a deadly new phase

America and our allies have made major progress against ISIS and other radical Islamic terrorists this year, but as we head toward 2018 the battle against these murderers is shifting into a new phase.

{FD} China warns citizens in Pakistan of possible terror attacks

China has warned its citizens in Pakistan to be on alert after receiving intelligence reports about possible attacks targeting Chinese.

{FD} The Latest: Al-Qaida urges attacks on US after Trump move

The Latest on the fallout of the Trump administration’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel (all times local): 11:50 a.m.

{FD} Kosovo court acquits 9 accused of terror attack in Serbia

A Kosovo court has acquitted a group of nine Albanian men accused of a 2012 terror attack against a border post in southern Serbia.

{FD} About 2,000 US troops are in Syria, Pentagon confirms

The Pentagon says there are about 2,000 U.S. troops in Syria. That is four times as many as officials had publicly acknowledged as recently as last month.

{FD} Man accused of plot to kill British PM Theresa May pleads not guilty

Naa’imur Zakariyah Rahman, 20, appeared in a London court after he was charged with preparing acts of terrorism. His alleged accomplice, Mohammed Aqib Imran, who is accused of trying to join the Islamic State group but was not charged in the assassination plot, also pled not guilty.

{FD} Man charged with posting Prince George’s photo to aid attack

A 31-year-old man has been charged in England with sharing a photo of Prince George and details about his pre-school in a social media post prosecutors allege was meant to help others plan terror attacks.

{FD} Reports: 2 men in terror plot to kill British prime minister

British media are reporting that two men due in court on terror charges plotted to assassinate Prime Minister Theresa May.