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Imran Khan demands immediate report on Quetta suicide bombing that killed 16, injured 19; IS claims responsibility for incident
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Imran Khan demands immediate report on Quetta suicide bombing that killed 16, injured 19; IS claims responsibility for incident

Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan on Saturday demanded an immediate report on the suicide bombing at a Quetta mosque during Friday prayers that killed at least 16 people and left 19 others injured in the restive Balochistan province, terming the incident as a condemnable "cowardly terrorist attack".

155 Islamic State members, sympathisers arrested across the country so far, home ministry tells Lok Sabha
India

155 Islamic State members, sympathisers arrested across the country so far, home ministry tells Lok Sabha

A total of 155 members and sympathisers of the Islamic State have been arrested in the country, so far, the Home Ministry told the Lok Sabha in a written reply.

Islamic State claims it has established 'province' for the first time in India after clash in Jammu and Kashmir
India

Islamic State claims it has established 'province' for the first time in India after clash in Jammu and Kashmir

Islamic State claimed for the first time that it has established a “province” in India, after a clash between militants and security forces in Kashmir.

Sri Lanka blasts: Two Colombo suicide bombers identified as millionaire businessman's sons, say intel sources
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Sri Lanka blasts: Two Colombo suicide bombers identified as millionaire businessman's sons, say intel sources

The brothers are believed to have entered the hotels’ breakfast buffets carrying identical explosives-packed bags.

The day after the dreams
India

The day after the dreams

From Uttar Pradesh to Kerala, the jihadist tides which led Alam to Iraq has left behind a detritus of grieving parents and shattered homes.

Youngsters carrying Islamic State flags forcibly enter Jamia Masjid in Srinagar, shout slogans and create ruckus
India

Youngsters carrying Islamic State flags forcibly enter Jamia Masjid in Srinagar, shout slogans and create ruckus

A group of youngsters, carrying Islamic State flags, forcibly entered the historic Jamia Masjid in Srinagar.

Islamic State flags in Srinagar reflect disillusionment that is popularising radical alternatives in Kashmir
India

Islamic State flags in Srinagar reflect disillusionment that is popularising radical alternatives in Kashmir

The waving of Islamic State flags and the chanting of IS slogan from the pulpit of the Jamia mosque in Srinagar after Friday prayers is a chilling reminder.

Students, shopkeepers: Arrested members of Islamic State-inspired outfit busted by NIA hail from middle class families
India

Students, shopkeepers: Arrested members of Islamic State-inspired outfit busted by NIA hail from middle class families

The National Investigation Agency on Wednesday arrested 10 suspected members of a newly set up Islamic State-inspired terror outfit in New Delhi.

Sushma Swaraj confirms death of 39 Indians in Mosul: Congress, BJP play blame game as victims' families seek answers
India

Sushma Swaraj confirms death of 39 Indians in Mosul: Congress, BJP play blame game as victims' families seek answers

Sushma Swaraj said that till Mosul was freed in July last year from the IS, the government was trying to ascertain if these 39 people were alive.

39 Indians killed in Mosul; news updates: Will leave no stones unturned in bringing our dead back, tweets Modi
India

39 Indians killed in Mosul; news updates: Will leave no stones unturned in bringing our dead back, tweets Modi

Thirty-nine Indians kidnapped by the Islamic State in Iraq's Mosul in 2014 are dead, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Tuesday.

39 Indians killed in Mosul: Intel agencies knew of deaths in 2014; Govt waited for liberation before announcement
India

39 Indians killed in Mosul: Intel agencies knew of deaths in 2014; Govt waited for liberation before announcement

Mosul was declared liberated from Islamic State in July 2017. A month later, when Indian officials arrived, they found that 39 Indians, taken hostage by the terrorists of the so-called caliphate, were missing. The Indian authorities were informed about mass graves in Badush, a village northwest of Mosul, which had a prison cell operated by the Islamic State terrorists.

Donald Trump says US-backed coalition forces have 'retaken almost 100 percent' of Islamic State's territory
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Donald Trump says US-backed coalition forces have 'retaken almost 100 percent' of Islamic State's territory

US president Donald Trump said on Saturday that US-backed coalition forces had won back almost 100 percent of territory occupied by the Islamic State.

Pakistan: Suicide bomb attack claimed by Islamic State in Balochistan kills at least 20 people
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Pakistan: Suicide bomb attack claimed by Islamic State in Balochistan kills at least 20 people

A suicide bomber on Thursday blew himself up at a Shia shrine packed with devotees in Pakistan's troubled Balochistan province.

Pakistan: Suicide bomb attack claimed by Islamic State in Balochistan kills at least 18 people
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Pakistan: Suicide bomb attack claimed by Islamic State in Balochistan kills at least 18 people

A suicide bomber on Thursday blew himself up at a Shia shrine packed with devotees in Pakistan's troubled Balochistan province.

Las Vegas shooting: Donald Trump, First Lady observe moment of silence in White House
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Las Vegas shooting: Donald Trump, First Lady observe moment of silence in White House

US president Donald Trump and First Lady Melania observed a moment of silence in the White House lawns in memory of the victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting.

Drone footage shows scale of destruction in Syria’s Daraa
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Drone footage shows scale of destruction in Syria’s Daraa

After six years of fighting Syria’s southern most city Daraa sits in ruins. Aerial images filmed by an AFP correspondent in Daraa show the massive destruction the city has endured.

UNSC adopts resolution urging all countries to eliminate supply of weapons to terrorists
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UNSC adopts resolution urging all countries to eliminate supply of weapons to terrorists

UNSC has adopted a resolution urging all countries to eliminate the supply of weapons to the Islamic State extremist group and other "terrorists".

Global terror attacks, fatalities from terrorism declined in 2016: US report
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Global terror attacks, fatalities from terrorism declined in 2016: US report

Terrorist attacks and fatalities from terrorism declined globally in 2016 from levels seen in 2015, the US State Department said.

Recovery of Mosul from Islamic State major step in fight against terrorism: UN
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Recovery of Mosul from Islamic State major step in fight against terrorism: UN

The United Nations has termed the recovery of Iraqi city of Mosul from the Islamic State as a "significant step" in the fight against terrorism.

Donald Trump congratulates Iraq for the liberation of Mosul from Islamic State
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Donald Trump congratulates Iraq for the liberation of Mosul from Islamic State

US president Donald Trump has hailed the liberation of Mosul in Iraq from the Islamic State terror group.