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International

Kenyans honour Muslim man who shielded Christians – ‘He was a true hero’: police chief

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 22, (AP): Kenyans are donating to the family of a Muslim man who was fatally wounded by Islamic extremists while shielding Christians …

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Splinter Taleban group threatens more attacks – Varsity attack raises tough questions

CHARSADDA, Pakistan/ISLAMABAD, Jan 22, (Agencies): Stuck with 15 of his students on a third floor balcony of a campus building as gunmen came up the …

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Kuwait urges Iran to protect diplomatic missions

JEDDAH, Jan 21, (Agencies): First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on Thursday urged Iran to assume the responsibility of …

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Denmark to ‘deport’ a man for terror threats

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Jan 21, (AP): A Danish court has sentenced a Russian-born man to psychiatric care and eventual deportation after he was found guilty of …

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Filipinos set protest trip to disputed isles

MANILA, Jan 21, (RTRS): Filipino protesters plan a second trip to disputed islands in the South China Sea, this time staying a month, a spokeswoman …

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Pakistan mourns massacre victims – Police foil bomb attack at bus station

CHARSADDA, Pakistan, Jan 21, (Agencies): Pakistan observed a day of national mourning Thursday for the 21 people killed when heavily- armed gunmen stormed a university …

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Taleban attack kills 21 in Pakistan

CHARSADDA, Pakistan, Jan 20, (AFP): At least 21 people died when gunmen armed with grenades and Kalashnikovs attacked a university in Pakistan Wednesday, with all …

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Saudis accuse Iran of sedition

RIYADH, Jan 20, (Agencies): Saudi Arabia on Tuesday accused Iran of a nearly fourdecade record of “sedition, unrest and chaos,” as the international community tried …

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Singapore deports 26 Bangladeshis – ‘Workers linked to terrorist groups’

SINGAPORE, Jan 20, (AFP): Singapore said Wednesday it had arrested 27 Bangladeshi construction workers late last year for supporting “the armed jihad ideology of terrorist …

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Islamic State confirms death of ‘Jihadi John’ in Syria drone strike

BEIRUT, Jan 20, (Agencies): The Islamic State group confi rmed Tuesday the death of British extremist “Jihadi John”, saying he was killed in a drone …

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