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Somali extremist gunmen kill 12 ‘non-Muslims’ in northern Kenya – Attackers used grenades, homemade explosives

NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 25, (Agencies): Islamic extremist gunmen from neighboring Somalia killed 12 people in an attack on non-Muslims in Kenya’s northern Mandera County, an …

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Extremists kill 61 in Pakistan attack

QUETTA, Pakistan, Oct 25, (AFP): Pakistan on Tuesday mourned the killing of at least 61 people in a brutal gun and suicide bomb assault on …

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Amir condoles death in Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a cable of condolences Sunday to Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamim …

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Gunmen kill intel officer in Pakistan – IS claims responsibility

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Oct 24, (AFP): Two gunmen on a motorcycle shot dead an intelligence officer in northwest Pakistan on Monday, police said, in an attack …

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France clears Calais ‘Jungle’ – Camp symbol of failed migration policies

CALAIS, France, Oct 24, (RTRS): France began clearing the sprawling “Jungle” migrant camp on Monday as hundreds gave up on their dreams of reaching Britain, …

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Kurds gain on Mosul

ERBIL, Oct 23, (RTRS): Kurdish fighters said they had taken the town of Bashiqa near Mosul from Islamic State on Sunday as coalition forces pressed …

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US ‘warns’ on Istanbul risks

ANKARA, Turkey, Oct 23, (AFP): The United States has warned its citizens of the potential risk of terror attack or attempted kidnapping of foreigners in …

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Somalia’s Shebab seize third town after peacekeepers leave

MOGADISHU, Oct 23, (Agencies): Islamist militant group al Shebab on Sunday seized control of yet another town in central Somalia after it was abandoned by …

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Kuwait, US on path to deepen ties – Roadmap okayed

WASHINGTON, Oct 22, (KUNA): Kuwait and the United States have agreed, at the conclusion of the first Kuwait-US Strategic Dialogue, on a roadmap for deepening …

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Kirkuk raid offers glimpse of post-‘caliphate’ IS

BAGHDAD, Oct 22, (AFP): The jihadist assault on the Iraqi city of Kirkuk is typical of the kind of attacks the Islamic State group is …

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