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International

Burhan Wani: Kashmir’s Facebook militant

SRINAGAR, India, July 11, (AFP): Burhan Wani was part of a new generation of young, educated Kashmiri militants using social media to spread their demands …

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Child labour doubles in Iraq – Violence, displacement hurt income

BAGHDAD, July 10, (RTRS): More than half a million Iraqi children are estimated to be at work rather than at school as violence and displacement …

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Pakistani woman ‘suffocates’ lover

A Pakistani woman who was having an affair with her cousin accidently suffocated him in a trunk after hiding him there when other relatives woke …

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Bangladesh bans TV station, tracks students

DHAKA, July 10, (AFP): Bangladesh moved to counter a deadly wave of Islamist attacks Sunday, ordering an Islamic television station to stop broadcasting and telling …

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IS shrinks in size, income

BEIRUT, July 10, (Agencies): The Islamic State group lost 12 percent of the territory it holds in Iraq and Syria in the first half of …

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Saudis ID Madinah, Qatif bombers – 12 Pakistanis and 7 Saudis arrested over attacks

DOHA, July 9, (Agencies): Saudi Arabia said a suicide bomber who attacked Prophet Muhammad’s Mosque in the city of Madinah on Monday was a 26-year-old …

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Dhaka cafe attack survivor dies after ‘torture’: family – ‘Marks of curdled blood in many places’

DHAKA, July 9, (AFP): A Bangladeshi teenager who police say was a suspect in last week’s deadly attack on a Dhaka cafe has died in …

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Islamic State Twitter traffic plunges – Messages of jihadi glorification’s countered

WASHINGTON, July 9, (AP): The Islamic State group’s Twitter traffic has plunged 45 percent in the past two years, the Obama administration says, as the …

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Duterte blames US for Mideast violence – Crime war ‘out of control’: critics

MANILA, Philippines, July 9, (Agencies): The new Philippine president blamed US intervention for the bloody conflicts in Iraq and other Middle Eastern countries in his …

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Outrage, condemnation as bombing hits Madinah near Prophet’s Mosque, tomb

RIYADH, July 5: Three suicide bombings have struck across Saudi Arabia in a single day, including a shocking attack at Islam’s second holiest site, the …

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