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Sri Lanka police discovers Islamist militants' training camp in Kattankudy; suicide bombers of Easter Sunday blasts practiced at site
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Sri Lanka police discovers Islamist militants' training camp in Kattankudy; suicide bombers of Easter Sunday blasts practiced at site

Sri Lankan police on Sunday discovered a 10-acre camp in the eastern town of Kattankudy, where Islamist militants linked to the deadly Easter attacks are believed to have practiced shooting and bombmaking.

US shamelessly threatening Russia in new nuclear policy, says Iran's Hassan Rouhani
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US shamelessly threatening Russia in new nuclear policy, says Iran's Hassan Rouhani

Iran accused US of threatening Russia with new atomic weapons after Washington published a document outlining plans to expand its nuclear capabilities

Bomb plot at Manila shopping mall was foiled ahead of ASEAN summit: Philippine Police
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Bomb plot at Manila shopping mall was foiled ahead of ASEAN summit: Philippine Police

An Islamist plot to bomb a Manila shopping mall as Donald Trump and other world leaders arrived in the city for a summit has been foiled, Philippine police said

Philippine troops battle Islamist militants as reports emerge of gunmen murdering civilians
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Philippine troops battle Islamist militants as reports emerge of gunmen murdering civilians

Philippine troops aboard helicopters and in armoured tanks battled Islamist militants inside a southern city on Thursday, as reports emerged of the gunmen murdering civilians.

Rodrigo Duterte threatens martial law for all of Philippines to combat terrorism
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Rodrigo Duterte threatens martial law for all of Philippines to combat terrorism

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatened on Wednesday to impose martial law nationwide to combat the rising threat of terrorism, after Islamist militants beheaded a policeman and took Catholic hostages while rampaging through a southern city.

Donald Trump in Israel: President speaks of
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Donald Trump in Israel: President speaks of "unbreakable bond" between US and allies

Donald Trump said that there is a "rare opportunity" to bring security and peace to the Middle East as he arrived in Israel to reaffirm America's "unbreakable bond" with the nation

Rio 2016: Brazil holds terror suspects, seeks leads about possible Olympic threat
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Rio 2016: Brazil holds terror suspects, seeks leads about possible Olympic threat

Brazil held 10 presumed Islamist militants in isolation cells at a maximum security jail on Friday as police combed their computers and mobile phones for information about possible threats to next month's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Dhaka cafe attackers used five pistols and two AK-22 rifles, say cops
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Dhaka cafe attackers used five pistols and two AK-22 rifles, say cops

The Islamist militants who killed 22 people, including an Indian girl, in the brazen assault at a cafe here used five pistols and three AK-22 rifles, police said on Thursday.

Dhaka attack area subdued ahead of Eid, residents too afraid to venture out
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Dhaka attack area subdued ahead of Eid, residents too afraid to venture out

An eerie silence pervades the restaurants and malls in Dhaka's diplomatic quarter, now standing empty since the killing of 20 hostages at a popular cafe.

Dhaka attack: Bangladesh Police tries to identify killers through social media posts
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Dhaka attack: Bangladesh Police tries to identify killers through social media posts

Bangladeshi police are trying to confirm the names of Islamist militants who attacked a Dhaka restaurant, killing 20 people, checking whether the identification of some by friends on social media is correct, officials said on Monday.

Dhaka attack: Bangladesh extremism is result of Islamic State, local cells
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Dhaka attack: Bangladesh extremism is result of Islamic State, local cells

Terrorism in Dhaka, is perhaps both homegrown and externally influenced (by Islamic State of Al-Qaeda), and the state has to address the problem of radicalisation.

Bangladesh police arm villagers against Islamist militants
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Bangladesh police arm villagers against Islamist militants

Police in western Bangladesh said Wednesday they have armed villagers with bamboo sticks and whistles in an effort to deter Islamist militants from attacking people of minority faiths.

Over 8,000 arrested in in Bangladesh's nationwide anti-militant crackdown
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Over 8,000 arrested in in Bangladesh's nationwide anti-militant crackdown

Bangladesh police said Monday they have arrested more than 8,000 people in a nationwide crackdown on militants launched after a series of murders targeting minorities

Bangladesh cracks down on Islamist militants, 3 killed in deadly gunfight
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Bangladesh cracks down on Islamist militants, 3 killed in deadly gunfight

Three Islamist militants were killed Tuesday in gunfights with police as authorities launched a nationwide crackdown on extremists blamed for a series of murders of minorities

Hindu priest slaughtered in western Bangladesh: Police report
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Hindu priest slaughtered in western Bangladesh: Police report

Unidentified attackers slaughtered a 70-year-old Hindu priest in western Bangladesh on Tuesday, police said, the latest in a series of attacks on minorities by suspected Islamist militants.

Six Bangladeshi activists threatened by militants after secular blogger Niloy's murder
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Six Bangladeshi activists threatened by militants after secular blogger Niloy's murder

Six Bangladeshi activists have been allegedly threatened by Islamist militants on social networking site Facebook.

At least 5 dead as  gunmen attack education ministry in Somali capital
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At least 5 dead as gunmen attack education ministry in Somali capital

At least five people, including one African Union soldier, were killed when Somali al Shabaab Islamist militants bombed and then stormed into a government building in Mogadishu, a police officer said.

Nigeria: 200 dead as regional forces battle Boko Haram and Islamist militants
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Nigeria: 200 dead as regional forces battle Boko Haram and Islamist militants

Chad said it inflicted heavy losses on Nigeria's Boko Haram, killing "over 200" Islamist militants in a border town that it wrested from the rebels in a ground offensive.

Why Turkey's role in Libya is only adding to its pro-Islamist perception
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Why Turkey's role in Libya is only adding to its pro-Islamist perception

Libya's disintegration comes as international efforts to tackle Islamic State insurgents in Iraq and Syria have highlighted stark strategic differences between Turkey and its regional and international partners.

Bomb goes off near Egyptian embassy in Libya's capital
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Bomb goes off near Egyptian embassy in Libya's capital

Three years after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi, Libya is caught up in growing unrest as rival armed factions compete for control of the country's oil resources.