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Sri Lanka blasts: Head of country's Catholic Church says 176 children lost one or both parents in Easter Sunday bombings
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Sri Lanka blasts: Head of country's Catholic Church says 176 children lost one or both parents in Easter Sunday bombings

A total of 176 children have lost either one or both of their parents during the Easter Sunday attacks that killed 258 people, a media report quoted the head of Sri Lanka's Catholic Church as saying.

Trade comes to a halt at Attari border after Pulwama attack, India imposes 200% RD on non-essential imports
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Trade comes to a halt at Attari border after Pulwama attack, India imposes 200% RD on non-essential imports

Following the 14 February terror attack in Pulwama, Indian importers and manufacturers have cancelled all the orders to neighbouring Pakistan and are also demanding the return of advance payments.

Pulwama attack may popularise trend of 'rare' suicide bombings, fear security forces; locals call it un-Islamic
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Pulwama attack may popularise trend of 'rare' suicide bombings, fear security forces; locals call it un-Islamic

In Kashmir, the idea of suicide bombing has never gained social sanction as a means of political struggle. This perhaps explains why even the new age militants, mostly homegrown, have stayed away from it.

Pulwama terror attack: Navjot Singh Sidhu asks whether Pakistan can be blamed for actions of a 'handful of people'
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Pulwama terror attack: Navjot Singh Sidhu asks whether Pakistan can be blamed for actions of a 'handful of people'

Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu condemned the Pulwama terror attack, but also asked: "For a handful of people, can you blame the entire nation and can you blame an individual?"

Rajnath Singh leaves for J&K: Minister to asses situation in state, pay respect to jawans killed in Pulwama terror attack
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Rajnath Singh leaves for J&K: Minister to asses situation in state, pay respect to jawans killed in Pulwama terror attack

During the visit to Jammu and Kashmir, Rajnath Singh will take part in a high-level meeting in Srinagar to be attended by Governor Satya Pal Malik and top civil, police and other security officials.

Pulwama terror attack kills 42 jawans: Full list of slain CRPF personnel in Thursday's JeM suicide bombing
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Pulwama terror attack kills 42 jawans: Full list of slain CRPF personnel in Thursday's JeM suicide bombing

Militant group JeM claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama. JeM spokesperson Muhammad Hassan told local media that the attacker was a local militant, Aadil Ahmad alias Waqas Commando.

Suicide attack at Libya's foreign ministry kills at least three, injures 21; Islamic State claims responsibility
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Suicide attack at Libya's foreign ministry kills at least three, injures 21; Islamic State claims responsibility

Suicide attackers stormed the Libyan foreign ministry in the capital Tripoli on Tuesday, killing at least three people including a senior civil servant in an attack claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group. Twenty-one other people were wounded in the attack, authorities said.

Afghanistan: Suicide bomber, extremists attack govt building in Kabul; 43 killed, 10 injured
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Afghanistan: Suicide bomber, extremists attack govt building in Kabul; 43 killed, 10 injured

It was the deadliest assault in Kabul since a suicide bomber blew himself up in the middle of a religious gathering last month, killing at least 55 people.

Afghanistan: 12 people including four security forces killed in Kabul suicide bombing; Taliban claims attack on convoy
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Afghanistan: 12 people including four security forces killed in Kabul suicide bombing; Taliban claims attack on convoy

In November Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani said nearly 30,000 soldiers and police officers have been killed since 2015 - a figure far higher than anything previously acknowledged.

68 killed, 165 injured in suicide attack in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province; no group claims responsibility so far
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68 killed, 165 injured in suicide attack in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province; no group claims responsibility so far

Scores of demonstrators had blocked the highway between Afghanistan's Jalalabad and a major Pakistan border crossing, in protest over the appointment of a local police chief when the suicide bomber blew himself up.

Islamic State claims responsibility for suicide blast that struck Shiite area in Kabul, left 34 students dead
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Islamic State claims responsibility for suicide blast that struck Shiite area in Kabul, left 34 students dead

IS says its bomber, identified as "martyrdom-seeking brother Abdul Raouf al-Khorasani" carried out the attack, allegedly killing or wounding more than 200 students.

Afghanistan: Gunmen attack intelligence training centre in Kabul; no claim of responsibility made so far
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Afghanistan: Gunmen attack intelligence training centre in Kabul; no claim of responsibility made so far

The attack in Afghanistan comes hours after a suicide bomber detonated explosives inside an education centre in western Kabul, killing at least 37 students.

Suicide bomber strikes Shiite mosque in Afghanistan's Pakyia province; 20 worshippers dead, 50 injured
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Suicide bomber strikes Shiite mosque in Afghanistan's Pakyia province; 20 worshippers dead, 50 injured

Wilayat Khan Ahmadzai, head of the Gardez public health department, confirmed the attack and fears over mounting casualties. "We have received 60 wounded worshippers and four dead at the civilian hospital in Gardez," said Ahmadzai.

Pakistan General Election 2018: Four killed, 14 injured as bomb blast rips through MMA rally in North Waziristan
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Pakistan General Election 2018: Four killed, 14 injured as bomb blast rips through MMA rally in North Waziristan

Former federal minister and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) central leader Akram Durrani received minor injuries in the blast in Bannu district bordering north Waziristan tribal district in Pakistan

19 killed in Afghanistan suicide bombing: 17 Sikhs, Hindus, among dead; Islamic State claims responsibility
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19 killed in Afghanistan suicide bombing: 17 Sikhs, Hindus, among dead; Islamic State claims responsibility

Of the 19 killed, 17 were Sikhs and Hindus, provincial health director Najibullah Kamawal told AFP. Another 20 people were wounded in the attack.

UN report alleges terror groups in Pakistan recruit children from madrasas, use them for suicide attacks
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UN report alleges terror groups in Pakistan recruit children from madrasas, use them for suicide attacks

Reports from the UN have said that militant groups in Pakistan recruit children from madrasas and use them in suicide attacks

Indonesian court set to pass verdict on radical cleric suspected of masterminding 2016 attack in Jakarta that killed eight
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Indonesian court set to pass verdict on radical cleric suspected of masterminding 2016 attack in Jakarta that killed eight

An Indonesian court will decide whether to pass death sentence for radical cleric for masterminding the 2016 terror attack that was the first claimed by the Islamic State

Islamic State claims responsibility for Monday's suicide attack on gathering of Afghanistan's top clerics
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Islamic State claims responsibility for Monday's suicide attack on gathering of Afghanistan's top clerics

Islamic State has claimed to have led the suicide attack on the Afghan Ulema Council which had gathered to issue a fatwa against bombings.

Kabul bombing: 14 killed, 19 injured in attack on Afghan clerics; religious leaders had issued fatwa against suicide bombing
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Kabul bombing: 14 killed, 19 injured in attack on Afghan clerics; religious leaders had issued fatwa against suicide bombing

A suicide bombing targeted a gathering of Afghanistan's top clerics on Monday in Kabul, killing at least 14 people and wounding 19, shortly after the clerics issued a fatwa against suicide bombings

Indonesia rocked by fifth bomb attack in two days; death toll reaches 16 as police suspect Islamic State involvement
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Indonesia rocked by fifth bomb attack in two days; death toll reaches 16 as police suspect Islamic State involvement

Following bomb attacks on three churches in the Indonesian city of Surabaya, a fourth bomb blast near a police station in East Java killed three people late on Sunday.