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Qatar diplomatic crisis: Donald Trump speaks with Gulf leaders, stresses on preventing terrorist funding
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Qatar diplomatic crisis: Donald Trump speaks with Gulf leaders, stresses on preventing terrorist funding

President Donald Trump has spoken separately with several leaders of nations in the Persian Gulf region and addressed ongoing disputes between Qatar and some of its Arab neighbors

India accuses international community of ignoring terrorists, terror-backers in Afghanistan
India

India accuses international community of ignoring terrorists, terror-backers in Afghanistan

India has accused the Security Council and the international community of tending to ignore the terrorists ravaging Afghanistan and their backers

Theresa May announces that Britain and France will tackle online extremism together
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Theresa May announces that Britain and France will tackle online extremism together

After two Islamist attacks in less than two weeks, May's bid to clamp down on internet extremism has struck a chord with international leaders especially Macron.

Here is how governments are fighting the spread of extremism on the internet
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Here is how governments are fighting the spread of extremism on the internet

In the wake of Britain's third major attack in three months, PM Theresa May called on governments to form international agreements to prevent the spread of extremism online.

Saudi official says two extremists killed inside car in Shiite town Qatif
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Saudi official says two extremists killed inside car in Shiite town Qatif

A spokesman for Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry says security forces have fired at a car, setting it on fire, and killing two extremists inside in a restive town in the country's eastern province.

IIT-Madras beef row: Extreme Right-Left divide leaves no room for dialogue; IIT's silence makes things worse
India

IIT-Madras beef row: Extreme Right-Left divide leaves no room for dialogue; IIT's silence makes things worse

IIT's belief in allowing students to experience politics has been tempered by an understanding that student politics, like the one found in colleges throughout India, may prove to be counter-productive.

Twitter reportedly has shut six lakh accounts related to terror in the last 18 months
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Twitter reportedly has shut six lakh accounts related to terror in the last 18 months

Twitter had announced the blocking of more than 125,000 accounts earlier in 2016 which were primarily related to the Islamic State (IS) extremist group.

Google and Jigsaw will offer baseline cyber protection to election groups for free
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Google and Jigsaw will offer baseline cyber protection to election groups for free

Google and sister company Jigsaw are joining forces to defend election organisers and civic groups against cyber attacks free of charge as the broader tech industry seeks to fend off criticism that it is not doing enough to stop online efforts to distort elections.

Bangladesh suicide attack: Woman and teenage boy blow up during police raid in Dhaka
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Bangladesh suicide attack: Woman and teenage boy blow up during police raid in Dhaka

A woman and a teenage boy on Saturday blew themselves up in the national capital when Bangladesh police's elite counter-terrorism unit raided their three-storey building where heavily-armed militants, belonging to an Islamist group blamed for the deadly cafe attack, were hiding.

Turkey  murder of Russian ambassador has consequences for the world, including India
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Turkey murder of Russian ambassador has consequences for the world, including India

Russia’s Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov was assassinated by Mevlut Altintas in Ankara on the evening of 19 December.

Fight for Mosul: Local intel key in house-to-house battle against Islamic State militants
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Fight for Mosul: Local intel key in house-to-house battle against Islamic State militants

When Islamic State militants in Mosul discovered that Ahmed's brother had served in the army, they went to his house, pulled him into the street, and shot him dead as his parents watched.

Ban on Zakir Naik not the end; India needs vigilance to save Muslim youth
India

Ban on Zakir Naik not the end; India needs vigilance to save Muslim youth

Banning Zakir Naik’s Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) will not undo the messages he has preached to youth all these years, there is a need to keep a continuous vigil

Top priority is to end violent extremism, terrorism in Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif
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Top priority is to end violent extremism, terrorism in Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday said his government's top policy priority was to end violent extremism and terrorism in the country.

Twitter has shut down 360,000 accounts for promoting violence and extremism
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Twitter has shut down 360,000 accounts for promoting violence and extremism

Twitter Inc has shut down 360,000 accounts for threatening or promoting terrorist acts since the middle of 2015, the company said in a blog post.

Three more towns to ban the burkini in France
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Three more towns to ban the burkini in France

Three resorts in France were poised to join three other seaside towns in banning the burkini, the full-body Islamic swimming garment that has sparked concern about religious extremism.

Indian Muslims bitterly divided over Zakir Naik but it is still a healthy sign
India

Indian Muslims bitterly divided over Zakir Naik but it is still a healthy sign

The Naik debate will rage on, but the biggest positive to have emerged from it is that there are certain signs — feeble still — of an increasing acceptability of the fact that inherent radicalism poses far bigger threat to Islam than any foreign faith or idea can ever do.

Obama to keep off hot-button tech from the agenda in Silicon Valley
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Obama to keep off hot-button tech from the agenda in Silicon Valley

President Barack Obama will head to Silicon Valley on Friday to a summit aimed at connecting about 1,200 entrepreneurs from 170 countries with the biggest and brightest players in the U.S. tech sector and venture capital community.

Obama to pay respects to Orlando nightclub shooting victims
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Obama to pay respects to Orlando nightclub shooting victims

Obama to travel to Orlando to pay respects to last weekend's nightclub shooting victims and to stand in solidarity with them as it embarks on recovery.

Human rights activist killed by unknown assailants in Pakistan; journalist wounded
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Human rights activist killed by unknown assailants in Pakistan; journalist wounded

Akram Zaki, a social media campaigner and human rights activist known for his strong stance against religious extremism in Pakistan was killed by unknown assailants in the country's financial capital of Karachi.