Melbourne stabbing 'inspired' by ISIS: Police, World News & Top

MELBOURNE • An Australian man who set fire to a truck laden with gas cylinders in the centre of Melbourne and stabbed one person to death was inspired by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), but did not have direct links with the group, police said yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Australian police say stabbing attack linked to terrorism

Australian police say they believe an attack by a knife-wielding man who stabbed three people, one fatally, in the country's second-largest city is linked to terrorism

Cops see IS 'inspiration' behind attack

An Australian man who set fire to a truck laden with gas cylinders in the centre of Melbourne and stabbed one person to death was inspired by Islamic State but did not have direct links with the group, police said yesterday. Police identified the man responsible for Friday's attack as Somali-born Hassan Khalif Shire Ali, 30, and said he was radicalised and inspired by the militant group's propaganda. He was shot by police and died in hospital.

Australia police: Melbourne attacker also planned explosion

Police say a man who fatally stabbed another and injured two in central Melbourne had also planned to set off an explosion

What we know about Bourke St attack

BOURKE ST has reopened after yesterday’s horrific attack, with the state’s top cop saying the officers who came face-to-face with the terrorist acted ‘very bravely’. Here’s what we know so far.

Australia: Migrant Knife Killer Tried to Detonate Car Bomb

SYDNEY (AP) - Australia police said Saturday a man who fatally stabbed another and injured two in what they described as an Islamic State-inspired terrorist attack in central Melbourne had also planned to set off an explosion.

Melbourne knife attacker inspired by Islamic State, police say

A Somali-born man who set fire to a truck laden with gas cylinders in the center of Melbourne and fatally stabbed one person was inspired by Islamic State but did not have direct links with the group, Australian police said on Saturday. Police identified the man responsible for Friday's attack…

Melbourne attack: Police say knifeman also planned for pick-up truck to explode

Victoria state Police said Hassain Khalif Shire Ali, 30, had also planned for his vehicle to explode in the attack in Melbourne, but gas cylinders in the back of his pick-up failed to ignite.

New details of terror attacker’s troubled life emerge

THE Bourke Street terrorist took authorities by surprise. A dangerous “black spot” is making their jobs even harder.

Hollywood superstar Russell Crowe led tributes Saturday to "true gentleman" 74-year-old Sisto Malaspina, a doyen of Melbourne's thriving cafe culture who was...

Melbourne terrorist's passport was cancelled amid fears he'd travel to Syria

Hassan Khalif Shire Ali stabbed three men, killing one. Media reports have named the deceased man as Sisto Malaspina, the owner of Melbourne's iconic Pellegrini's Espresso Bar.

The terrorist who carried out yesterday's fatal stabbing in Bourke Street, had his passport cancelled due to fears he planned to travel to Syria in 2015, the Australian Federal Police say.

Australia: Police say Melbourne stabbing attack is 'terrorism'

Police have identified attack as a 'terrorism incident' after a man stabs three people in Melbourne, before being shot.