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International

US House tightens ‘visa-free’ controls

WASHINGTON, Dec 9, (RTRS): The US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to tighten restrictions on travel to the United States by citizens of …

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3rd attacker at Paris music hall identified – Germany carries out raids linked to planned attack

PARIS, Dec 9, (Agencies): A 23-yearold man from the eastern French city of Strasbourg has been identified as the third gunman involved in the attack …

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Muslims decry Donald Trump’s proposal – ‘Comments disgraceful, absurd’

LOS ANGELES, Dec 8, (Agencies): US presidential candidate Donald Trump has called for a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States,” immigrants …

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Foreign fighters to Iraq, Syria doubled

HONG KONG, Dec 8, (AFP): The number of foreign fighters in Iraq and Syria has more than doubled since last year to at least 27,000, …

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‘Act faster against extremist finances’ – Paris calls for more border checks on cash transfer

BRUSSELS, Dec 8, (Agencies): France urged its European Union partners on Tuesday to speed up efforts to cut off funds to extremists groups, nearly a …

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Al Habtoor discusses health programs with Carter Center

DUBAI, Dec 8: Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group held talks with a delegation from The Carter Centre at his office …

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DAESH earns $80mn a month, but starting to struggle: analysis

BEIRUT, Dec 7, (AFP): The Islamic State group is pulling in some $80 million a month, mainly from levies and confiscations, but is struggling financially …

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‘Shooter attended female madrassa in Pakistan’

MULTAN, Pakistan, Dec 7, (Agencies): The woman who with her husband shot dead 14 people in California last week attended one of Pakistan’s most high-profile …

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Women drawn to ‘ISIS’ grows – ‘Propaganda’

WASHINGTON, Dec 7, (Agencies): Islamic State group propaganda is resonating with a growing number of young women and teenagers, complicating US counterterrorism efforts to identify …

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Racist hate crimes spike in Germany – ‘Xenophobic backlash’

BERLIN, Dec 7, (AFP): Arson attacks on refugee shelters, assaults, swastikas sprayed on walls — as Germany has taken in record numbers of asylum seekers, …

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