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International

Software ‘unveiled’ to fight online extremism

WASHINGTON, June 18, (AFP): A software tool unveiled Friday aims to help online firms quickly find and eliminate extremist content used to spread and incite …

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Teenage ‘Islamist’ killed in Bangladesh

A teenage suspected Islamist militant being held in custody in Bangladesh was shot dead Saturday in a gunfight, police said, days after he allegedly hacked …

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Pakistan bans Ramadan TV

Two Ramadan shows broadcast by private news channels in Pakistan were taken off air Friday by regulators for discussing blasphemy laws. The channels, ‘Aaj News’ …

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GCC nod to VAT, tax proposals – Start 2018

JEDDAH, June 17, (KUNA): The GCC finance ministers discussed and approved on Thursday the proposals to impose the valueadded tax (VAT) and the selective tax, …

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Boko Haram shot ‘dead’ 24 women

YOLA, Nigeria, June 17 (RTRS): Boko Haram militants have shot dead 24 women at a funeral in Nigeria’s northeast, rampaging a village, setting houses on …

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Parents ‘kill pregnant woman’ in Pakistan

Relatives slit the throat of a young mother who was pregnant with her second child after she married against their will in eastern Pakistan, officials …

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11 get ‘life’ over Gujarat massacre – 12 others sentenced to 7 years in jail

AHMEDABAD, India, June 17, (AFP): An Indian court jailed 11 Hindus for life on Friday over the massacre of dozens of Muslims in Gujarat state …

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‘In’ MP murdered in Britain – UK in shock

LONDON, June 16, (AFP): A British lawmaker died on Thursday after a shock daylight street attack, throwing campaigning for the referendum on Britain’s membership of …

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India holds suspect in the brutal rape and murder of a student in Kerala

 Indian police have detained the main suspect in the brutal rape and murder of a student in Kerala, the state’s top official said Thursday, after …

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Suspect held over publisher attack in Bangladesh – Hindu lecturer seriously wounded

DHAKA, June 16, (AFP): An Islamist militant suspected of attacking a publisher last year has been arrested, Bangladesh police said Thursday, in what they described …

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