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{FD} 2 police wounded in shooting on French island of Reunion

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Officials say a man suspected of links to radical Islam shot two police officers on the French island of Reunion in an incident under investigation by national counterterrorism prosecutors. Continue reading

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{FD} Russia says it thwarted terror attack, arrested 2 suspects

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The Russian counterintelligence agency has announced the arrest of two suspected supporters of the Islamic State group who it says were planning a terror attack. Continue reading

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{FD} Officials: Egypt tribesmen burned militant alive in Sinai

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Egyptian security officials say that members of a prominent local tribe in northern Sinai have burned alive a suspected Islamic State militant. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: France links sarin gas used in Syria to regime

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The Latest on Syria (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Continue reading

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{FD} 10 arrested in probe of Paris attacks

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The Paris prosecutors’ office has announced 10 arrests in an investigation of suspected suppliers of weapons to one of three attackers who killed 17 people at Charlie Hebdo magazine and a kosher store in January 2015. Continue reading

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{FD} Who speaks for Islam and reform? Debate heats up in Egypt

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It was a startling collision of religion and politics. Continue reading

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{FD} Suicide bomber kills 4 tribesmen in Egypt’s Sinai

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Egyptian security officials say an Islamic State suicide bomber has killed four members of a local tribe and wounded others in the northern Sinai Peninsula. Continue reading

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{FD} Egypt steps up security ahead of pope’s visit

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Egypt has heightened security in the area around the Vatican residence in Cairo ahead of Pope Francis’ visit this weekend, which comes weeks after suicide attacks on two churches killed dozens of people. Continue reading

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{FD} Cameroon sentences RFI journalist to 10 years in prison

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A Cameroon military court has sentenced a correspondent of Radio France International’s Hausa service to 10 years in jail after convicting him of non-denunciation of acts of terrorism and laundering proceeds of terrorist acts. Continue reading

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{FD} Lockerbie bomber’s family launches new bid to clear his name

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The family of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi is launching a fresh effort to posthumously clear his name. Continue reading

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{FD} Afghan army chief, defense minister resign following attack

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Afghan officials say the country’s army chief and the defense minister have resigned following the weekend Taliban attack at a northern army base that killed more than 100 military and other personnel. Continue reading

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{FD} Duterte says he can be 50 times more brutal than terrorists

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The Philippine president has warned that he can be 50 times more brutal than Muslim extremists, saying he’d even eat them if they’re captured alive by troops. Continue reading

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{FD} Pentagon chief visits African nation home to key US base

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U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has arrived in Djibouti (jih-BOO’-tee) to bolster ties with the tiny and impoverished African country that’s home to an important base for U.S. counterterrorism forces, including drones. Continue reading

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{FD} Spanish police arrest suspect from Egypt with German help

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Spanish police say they have arrested a 43-year-old Egyptian man for allegedly belonging to an international terror organization. Continue reading

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{FD} 2 suspected IS adherents killed in Russia

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Russia’s National Anti-Terrorism Committee says the leader of an Islamic State “sleeper cell” and one of the cell’s members have been killed in a shootout with police. Continue reading

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{FD} Philippine troops kill suspected militant on resort island

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Philippine security officials say government forces have killed a suspected Muslim militant in new fighting in a central resort province where troops foiled possible kidnapping and bombing plots by extremists this month. Continue reading

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{FD} Chinese jihadis’ rise in Syria raises concerns at home

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Many don’t speak Arabic and their role in Syria is little known to the outside world, but the Chinese fighters of the Turkistan Islamic Party in Syria are organized, battled-hardened and have been instrumental in ground offensives against President Bas… Continue reading

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{FD} Babies of the IS caliphate languish in limbo, prison

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Hundreds of children fathered by the Islamic State’s foreign fighters or brought to the self-proclaimed caliphate by their parents are now imprisoned or in limbo with nowhere to go, collateral victims as the militant group retreats and home countries h… Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: French official: Officers deliberately targeted

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The Latest on the shootings of two police officers in Paris (all times local): 10:05 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Young Syrian, fighting for home, joined Islamic State group

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He was barely 20 when Islamic State group militants stormed his home city of Deir el-Zour in oil-rich eastern Syria. Continue reading

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{FD} Teenage girl in Danish terror trial for alleged bomb plots

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The trial of a 17-year-old Danish girl suspected of planning bomb attacks against two schools has begun near the Danish capital, Copenhagen. Continue reading

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{FD} Pakistani army chief signs death sentences for 30 militants

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Pakistan’s army chief has signed off on the death sentences for 30 militants, including some convicted for the 2014 Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar that killed 144 schoolchildren. Continue reading

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{FD} Russian agents kill 2 men suspected of plotting attacks

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The Russian counterintelligence agency, the FSB, says its agents have killed two men suspected of planning to carry out terror attacks in Russia. Continue reading

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{FD} Newspaper staff indicted for aiding terrorism in Turkey

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Turkey’s state-run news agency says a court has accepted an indictment against columnists and senior staff from the opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper for “aiding terrorist organizations.” Anadolu Agency said Tuesday the 274-page indictment accused 19 peo… Continue reading

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{FD} US national security adviser discusses Afghanistan in India

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President Donald Trump’s national security adviser has discussed the situation in Afghanistan with India’s prime minister, nearly a week after the U.S. military dropped a massive non-nuclear bomb in the country that it said killed 94 militants. Continue reading

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{FD} Russia reports arrest of suspected subway bomb organizer

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Russia’s Federal Security Service says it has arrested a suspected organizer of the suicide bombing in the St. Petersburg subway that killed 14 passengers. Continue reading

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{FD} Pakistan says woman detained in Islamic State Easter plot

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Pakistan says it has detained a teenage woman recruited by the Islamic State group to carry out a suicide attack against a church on Easter. Continue reading

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{FD} Patrolling western Mosul a weary grind for Iraqi police

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On the western side of Mosul, much of the fighting against Islamic State militants takes place between houses so close that they almost touch. Continue reading

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{FD} AP Explains: Who are Egypt’s Coptic Christians?

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Egypt’s Copts, one of the oldest Christian communities in the world, marked a solemn Easter this year, a week after suicide bombers struck churches in two cities, killing dozens of worshippers. Continue reading

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{FD} Statement: US national security adviser arrives s Kabul

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President Ashraf Ghani has met with the U.S. National Security Adviser H. Continue reading

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{FD} Christians celebrate Easter across conflict-torn Mideast

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Christians are celebrating Easter across the Middle East, where many are struggling to maintain their embattled communities in the face of war, terrorism and discrimination. Continue reading

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{FD} US sends dozens of troops to Somalia, 1st time in decades

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The U.S. military is sending dozens of regular troops to Somalia in the largest such deployment to the Horn of Africa country in roughly two decades. Continue reading

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{FD} Albania police steps to prevent terror attacks during Easter

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Albanian police say they have increased security measures over the Easter holidays. Continue reading

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{FD} Report: Saudi poet who criticized security to be imprisoned

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A counterterrorism court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced a poet to two months imprisonment for poetry deemed insulting to security officials. Continue reading

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{FD} St Petersburg bomber was deported from Turkey in 2016

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A Turkish security official says the suicide bomber accused of the deadly attack on the subway in the Russian city of St. Petersburg was deported from Turkey in 2016. Continue reading

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{FD} Egypt court sentences lawyer to 10 years for Facebook posts

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An Egyptian criminal court has sentenced a rights lawyer to 10 years in prison and five years of house arrest and a social media ban for using Facebook to “destabilize the general order” and “harm national unity and social peace.” The Alexandria-based … Continue reading

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{FD} Czechs to boost security over Easter after attacks in Europe

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Czech authorities are boosting security measures over the Easter and Passover holidays following a series of recent terror attacks in Europe. Continue reading

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{FD} Afghan officials: Suicide bomber strikes in Kabul

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An Afghan official says that a suicide bomber has detonated his payload near government offices in the capital. Continue reading

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{FD} Philippines: Troops killed Abu Sayyaf commander who beheaded

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Philippines troops battling militants on a central resort island killed a young Abu Sayyaf commander who was involved in the beheadings of two Canadians and a German and who had sailed far from the extremists’ southern jungle hideouts to capture more h… Continue reading

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{FD} Turkey: explosion at police station was ‘terror attack’

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Turkey’s Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu says an explosion that hit a police station in the mainly-Kurdish city of Diyarbakir was the result of a “terror attack.” Tuesday’s blast, which killed three people, an armored police vehicle was being repaired. Continue reading

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{FD} Egypt’s leader juggles insurgency, economy

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The deadly bombings of two churches have left Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi grappling with the question of how to defeat a tenacious Islamic State insurgency that three years of warfare have failed to crush. Continue reading

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{FD} 8 arrested in connected with St. Petersburg bombing

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Russia’s intelligence chief says six members of terrorist cells have been arrested in connection with last week’s deadly bombing on the subway in St. Petersburg. Continue reading

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{FD} Chemical weapons attack latest in litany of Syria atrocities

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With its missile strike on Shayrat air base in central Syria, Washington signaled that it had judged President Bashar Assad responsible for the horrific chemical weapons attack in northern Syria that drew international outrage last week. Continue reading

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{FD} Southern EU leaders defend US strikes in Syria

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Leaders from seven southern European countries condemned the Syrian regime Monday for its alleged use of chemical weapons and defended the retaliatory U.S. airstrikes. Continue reading

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{FD} 2 female suicide bombers explode near Nigerian university

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An official says two female suicide bombers exploded near the fence surrounding the University of Maiduguri in northeastern Nigeria. Continue reading

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{FD} Spain officially requests France for access to ETA’s weapons

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Spain is asking French authorities to share information on the weapons surrendered by Basque separatist group ETA over the weekend. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: State of emergency should start after midnight

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The Latest on the aftermath of Sunday’s deadly church bombings in Egypt (all times local): 12 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Egypt’s Christians bury dead after IS church bombings

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Egyptian Christians are burying their dead a day after at least 44 people were killed in twin suicide bombings at Palm Sunday services in two separate cities. Continue reading

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{FD} Israel shuts Egypt border crossing following terror warning

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Israel has closed its Taba border crossing to Egypt following a warning by its anti-terrorism office of an “imminent” militant attack there. Continue reading

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{FD} Global shares mixed as attacks in Egypt add to uncertainties

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Global shares were wavering Monday after attacks by suicide bombers on churches in Egypt added to uncertainties in the Middle East. Continue reading

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