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Sri Lankan government defeats no-confidence motion over Easter Sunday bombings that killed over 250 people
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Sri Lankan government defeats no-confidence motion over Easter Sunday bombings that killed over 250 people

The Sri Lankan government on Thursday defeated a no-confidence motion brought by an opposition party over what it called 'criminal negligence' in failing to prevent Easter Day bomb attacks

Taliban attacks on schools in Afghanistan increased three-fold in 2018, says UNICEF report
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Taliban attacks on schools in Afghanistan increased three-fold in 2018, says UNICEF report

UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore said, "The senseless attacks on schools; the killing, injury, and abduction of teachers; and the threats against education are destroying the hopes and dreams of an entire generation of children."

2018 saw most religion-based hate crimes, deaths in decade: Adityanath's UP saw most such clashes, followed by Bihar
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2018 saw most religion-based hate crimes, deaths in decade: Adityanath's UP saw most such clashes, followed by Bihar

With 93 attacks as of 26 December, the year 2018 saw the most hate crimes motivated by religious bias in India in a decade. In 2018, 30 people were killed – the highest number since 2009 – and at least 305 were injured in such attacks.

Symantec introduces a new threat isolation technology to thwart email attacks
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Symantec introduces a new threat isolation technology to thwart email attacks

The technology works by creating a secure remote execution environment between users and malicious content.

Vishal Sikka resigns as Infosys CEO, says good work has been undermined: Read full text of resignation letter
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Vishal Sikka resigns as Infosys CEO, says good work has been undermined: Read full text of resignation letter

In the long-running war of words with Infosys co-founder NR Narayanamurthy, Vishal Sikka has thrown in the towel and has resigned as CEO of Infosys.

Brighton siege: Australian police confirms terror link after Islamic State claims responsibility for attack
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Brighton siege: Australian police confirms terror link after Islamic State claims responsibility for attack

Australian police confirmed Tuesday that a shooting and hostage situation in Melbourne which killed two people, including the gunman, was an act of "terrorism", after the Islamic State claimed responsibility.

Russian hackers are conducting cyber attacks on German think-tanks ahead of national elections
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Russian hackers are conducting cyber attacks on German think-tanks ahead of national elections

Hacquebord and other experts said the attacks, which took place in March and April, suggest Pawn Storm is seeking to influence the national elections in the two European Union powerhouses.

Taliban launch coordinated attack on Afghan city of Kunduz
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Taliban launch coordinated attack on Afghan city of Kunduz

Taliban insurgents launched an assault on Kunduz on Monday, triggering intense fighting and forcing residents to hide in their homes, one year after the militants briefly took control of the strategic Afghan city.

Bomb attack on police rocks Istanbul, several wounded
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Bomb attack on police rocks Istanbul, several wounded

A bomb attack targeted Turkish police in a central Istanbul district on Tuesday, leaving several people wounded

Kaspersky reports cyber espionage attacks on Indian government in 2016
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Kaspersky reports cyber espionage attacks on Indian government in 2016

Kaspersky says computers of senior government officials at Cabinet Secretariat, ministries of external affairs and IT were compromised by a Chinese cyber espionage group between February and March

Pakistan Sikhs open temple after 73 years, risking attacks
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Pakistan Sikhs open temple after 73 years, risking attacks

An armed policeman stood guard outside the 300-year-old Sikh temple, known as a gurdwara, in northwest Pakistan.

Rebels launch attacks in western Syria, heavy government air raids: Monitor
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Rebels launch attacks in western Syria, heavy government air raids: Monitor

Rebels launched a fierce attack against Syrian government forces in Latakia province on Monday

Christian convert Hossian Ali hacked to death in Bangladesh; number of attacks increase in recent months
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Christian convert Hossian Ali hacked to death in Bangladesh; number of attacks increase in recent months

A 68-year-old Christian convert was hacked to death in Bangladesh on Tuesday by three motorbike- borne unidentified assailants, the latest in a slew of attacks on minorities by Islamists in the Muslim majority country.

Facebook, Twitter support Apple on encryption dispute with FBI
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Facebook, Twitter support Apple on encryption dispute with FBI

Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc, two of Silicon Valley's most powerful companies, on Thursday backed Apple Inc's refusal to help the FBI break into an iPhone used by a shooter in the San Bernardino attack, saying that complying would set a dangerous precedent for privacy.

Al-Qaeda chief Zawahiri calls for revenge attacks over Saudi executions
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Al-Qaeda chief Zawahiri calls for revenge attacks over Saudi executions

Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri has called for revenge attacks in Saudi Arabia and on the West after the kingdom's execution of some 40 jihadists.

Kuwait sentences two to death for 'spying for Iran' and plotting attacks
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Kuwait sentences two to death for 'spying for Iran' and plotting attacks

Kuwait on Tuesday sentenced two defendants to death, including an Iranian being tried in absentia, after they were convicted of "spying for Iran" and plotting attacks in the Gulf country.

Islamic State finance chief Abu Saleh killed in coalition air strike: US
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Islamic State finance chief Abu Saleh killed in coalition air strike: US

The Islamic State group's finance chief has been confirmed killed in a coalition air strike last month, US officials said Thursday.

Father of Paris attacker says he would 'have killed' son if he knew of plot
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Father of Paris attacker says he would 'have killed' son if he knew of plot

A third gunman involved in last month's massacre at a Paris concert hall was identified Wednesday as a Frenchman who had visited Syria, with his father saying he "would have killed him" if he had known his plans.

Anonymous needs to do better in an uphill battle against ISIS
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Anonymous needs to do better in an uphill battle against ISIS

Anonymous even with it worldwide network of hackers can only do so much, it's effort needs to be wider and better planned.