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Afghan military retakes control of Jalalabad prison from Islamic State militants; 29 dead, 50 injured
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Afghan military retakes control of Jalalabad prison from Islamic State militants; 29 dead, 50 injured

Following a battle that started on Sunday and continued till Monday afternoon, Afghan security forces seized a prison which is holding hundreds of Islamic State militants

Three killed, 24 injured as suicide car bomb and gunmen attack prison in east Afghanistan
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Three killed, 24 injured as suicide car bomb and gunmen attack prison in east Afghanistan

The gunbattle between Afghan security forces and insurgents in Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar province, was still ongoing on Sunday evening and casualties are likely to rise, official said

Bangladesh arrests three suspects in Dhaka police station blast, denies Islamic State link
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Bangladesh arrests three suspects in Dhaka police station blast, denies Islamic State link

Five people, including four cops, were injured when a bomb hidden inside a weighing machine-like object went off inside a police station in Dhaka on Wednesday morning

2019 Easter blasts: No evidence to confirm attacker's wife fled to India, clarifies Sri Lankan police
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2019 Easter blasts: No evidence to confirm attacker's wife fled to India, clarifies Sri Lankan police

According to local media reports, the inquiry commission was told that the wife of one of the bomber had fled India by sea in September last year

Syed Ali Shah Geelani's exit from Hurriyat marks not just sunset of the jihadist patriarch, but likely collapse of the separatist alliance
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Syed Ali Shah Geelani's exit from Hurriyat marks not just sunset of the jihadist patriarch, but likely collapse of the separatist alliance

Syed Ali Shah Geelani's resignation letter shows he committed the same errors he had observed among the jihadists in the 1990s: the New Islamist movement he built, degenerated into a kind of nihilist anti-politics, incapable of actual political purpose

14 killed after militants storm maternity hospital in Afghanistan's Kabul; suicide bomber leaves 24 dead in attack on funeral ceremony in Nangarhar
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14 killed after militants storm maternity hospital in Afghanistan's Kabul; suicide bomber leaves 24 dead in attack on funeral ceremony in Nangarhar

The violence could further undermine a peace process in the wake of a deal signed between the United States and the Taliban in February

Afghan forces arrest eight members of Islamic State-Haqqani network that killed 25 Sikh worshippers in March at Kabul
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Afghan forces arrest eight members of Islamic State-Haqqani network that killed 25 Sikh worshippers in March at Kabul

Afghan security forces arrested eight members of a network grouping Islamic State and Haqqani militants responsible shootings of worshippers at a Sikh complex as well as rocket attacks on President Ashraf Ghani’s swearing-in ceremony and on Bagram airbase

Pakistan slams India's move to alter J&K's domicile law, accuses New Delhi of 'taking advantage' of global focus on coronavirus
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Pakistan slams India's move to alter J&K's domicile law, accuses New Delhi of 'taking advantage' of global focus on coronavirus

Pakistan has been unsuccessfully trying to drum up international support against India for withdrawing Jammu and Kashmir's special status on August 5 and bifurcating it into two Union territories.

Twenty-five killed, 8 wounded after gunmen attack Sikh temple in Kabul; Islamic State claims responsibility
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Twenty-five killed, 8 wounded after gunmen attack Sikh temple in Kabul; Islamic State claims responsibility

The gunmen attacked the gurdwara in Shor Bazar area at about 07.45 (local time) as 150 worshippers were inside the building, authorities said

Delhi court extends police custody of Kashmiri couple accused of instigating anti-CAA protests, having links with Islamic State
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Delhi court extends police custody of Kashmiri couple accused of instigating anti-CAA protests, having links with Islamic State

A Delhi court Tuesday extended by seven days the police custody of a couple arrested from south Delhi's Jamia Nagar for allegedly instigating anti-CAA protests in the National Capital and having links to the Islamic State's Khorasan module.

Communal riots in India are playing into the hands of Islamic State's jihadists and realising their dystopic dreams
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Communal riots in India are playing into the hands of Islamic State's jihadists and realising their dystopic dreams

There is little doubt Indian communal politics is reaching a crossroads — but there are many paths from here, and all but one leads to perdition

Delhi Police's probe against Kashmiri couple for 'Islamic State' links reveal terror groups' machinations, raises questions on 'organic' anti-CAA protests
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Delhi Police's probe against Kashmiri couple for 'Islamic State' links reveal terror groups' machinations, raises questions on 'organic' anti-CAA protests

The planning, execution, sustenance, longevity and multiplicity of the protests against the CAA were always incompatible with the projected image of an organic movement.

Delhi Police detain couple with 'Islamic State links' for instigating anti-CAA protests; duo was planning suicide attacks, say sources
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Delhi Police detain couple with 'Islamic State links' for instigating anti-CAA protests; duo was planning suicide attacks, say sources

The couple identified as Jahanzaib Sami and his wife Hina Bashir Beigh from Srinagar were detained by Special Cell of Delhi Police, said a senior official.

Afghanistan War enters new stage as US military prepares to exit, bring down curtain on 18-year conflict
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Afghanistan War enters new stage as US military prepares to exit, bring down curtain on 18-year conflict

The signing of a deal Saturday in Doha, Qatar, to start withdrawing US troops from Afghanistan may not immediately stop the fighting, but it will at least usher in a new era in the 18-year war

US, Taliban will sign peace deal today ending 19-yr-long Afghanistan war; Mike Pompeo to be present during signing of agreement
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US, Taliban will sign peace deal today ending 19-yr-long Afghanistan war; Mike Pompeo to be present during signing of agreement

The agreement mapping out a plan for peace follows months of negotiations between the US and the Taliban that have broken down before. The Pentagon has said for months that it is poised to reduce the number of US troops in Afghanistan to 8,600.

Kashmir's Islamic State seeks to cash in on Delhi communal violence through new online call to arms
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Kashmir's Islamic State seeks to cash in on Delhi communal violence through new online call to arms

The Islamic State's subcontinental branch has called on Indian Muslims angered by the Citizenship Amendment Act to abandon political protest, and instead turn to jihadist violence

100,000 casualties in Afghanistan over past 10 years, says UN report; 'imperative for all to stop fighting' says security council representative Tadamichi Yamamoto
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100,000 casualties in Afghanistan over past 10 years, says UN report; 'imperative for all to stop fighting' says security council representative Tadamichi Yamamoto

Report released by UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan comes as seven-day 'reduction of violence' agreement between US, Taliban takes effect

India rejects Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's comments on Kashmir, says region integral and inalienable part of country
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India rejects Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's comments on Kashmir, says region integral and inalienable part of country

India on Saturday criticised Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's comments on Kashmir and asked him not to interfere in India's internal affairs

Tayyip Erodgan says will oppose Pakistan blacklisting at FATF, Kashmir matter of concern to both New Delhi and Islamabad
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Tayyip Erodgan says will oppose Pakistan blacklisting at FATF, Kashmir matter of concern to both New Delhi and Islamabad

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said he would help Pakistan stay off FATF blacklist at a meeting of a global finance watchdog, a move he suggested would counter 'political pressure' from Islamabad’s critics