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International

IS military retreat ups attacks risk in France

PARIS, Sept 3, (RTRS): Islamic State’s military pullback in Iraq and Syria increases the risk of Islamist attacks in France like the ones the country …

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14 killed, 58 wounded in Pakistan court blast

MARDAN, Pakistan, Sept 2, (AFP): At least 14 people were killed and 58 wounded after a suicide bomber attacked a court in the Pakistani city …

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Mother Teresa set for sainthood – ‘Miracle’ patient speaks

HARIRAMPUR, India, Sept 2, (Agencies): Sitting in her mud house in eastern India, Monica Besra vividly recalls the “blinding light” emanating from Mother Teresa’s photo …

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12 killed in Davao blast

MANILA, Sept 2, (RTRS): An explosion at a packed night market in the home city of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte killed at least 12 people …

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KHAMENEI SAYS NEED TO BOOST OFFENSIVE CAPABILITY – Secret ‘exemptions’ for Iran after N-deal

WASHINGTON, Sept 1, (Agencies): The United States and its negotiating partners agreed “in secret” to allow Iran to evade some restrictions in last year’s landmark …

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UK public heavily in favour of burqa ban

LONDON, Sept 1, (AFP): Twice as many British people support a ban on women wearing a burqa than oppose one, with a majority also in …

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‘Make it easier to deport preachers of hate’

BERLIN, Sept 1, (Agencies): Germany should change its law to make it easier to deport “preachers of hate” and other potentially dangerous individuals, a senior …

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‘Pakistan foiled IS expansion’ – Military admits presence in country

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan, Sept 1, (RTRS): Pakistan’s military on Thursday said it has crushed Islamic State’s attempt to expand there, dismissing as propaganda claims by the …

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Germany probes 64 suspects in military – French police officer wounded by knife-wielding attacker

BERLIN, Aug 31, (Agencies): Germany’s military counter-intelligence agency is investigating 64 suspected “extremist Islamists” working for the armed forces, a spokesman for the Defence Ministry …

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‘IS axe attacker planned to move to Germany’ – Suspected terrorists tracked

VALERIK, Russia, Aug 31, (RTRS): An Islamic State supporter who was shot dead in Russia after he attacked police officers with an axe had planned …

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