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SYRIA POLITICS: ISIS ‘Essentially Moved’ Its HQ From Raqqa to Deir ez-Zor

SYRIA POLITICS: ISIS ‘Essentially Moved’ Its HQ From Raqqa to Deir ez-Zor

ISIS, the jihadists and their military command are now centered some 140 kilometers southeast of the city of Raqqa, the US media report claimed.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Police Officer Killed, Another Wounded in Paris Shooting

FRANCE POLITICS: Police Officer Killed, Another Wounded in Paris Shooting

France has lived under a state of emergency since 2015 and has suffered a spate of Islamist militant attacks that have killed more than 230 people in the past two years.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Melaye Escapes Gunmen’s Bullets

NIGERIA POLITICS: Melaye Escapes Gunmen’s Bullets

Gunmen invaded Dino Melaye residence in the early hours of Saturday. Melaye’s house and two vehicles were riddled with bullets.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Government in Talks to Release Remaining Chibok Girls: Buhari

NIGERIA POLITICS: Government in Talks to Release Remaining Chibok Girls: Buhari

Of the girls taken from their school in the northeastern town of Chibok in 2014, 195 are still missing.

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BANGLADESH POLITICS: Bangladesh Executes Islamists Over Deadly Attack

BANGLADESH POLITICS: Bangladesh Executes Islamists Over Deadly Attack

The Supreme Court last month upheld death sentences for the three militants, who included Mufti Abdul Hannan, the head of the Harkat-ul Jihad Islami group.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: 593 People Freed of Boko Haram Ties

NIGERIA POLITICS: 593 People Freed of Boko Haram Ties

Nigeria’s military released 593 people after clearing them of having ties with the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, a spokesman said.

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SWEDEN POLITICS: Arrested! Police Detains Uzbek Man Over Swedish Truck Attack

SWEDEN POLITICS: Arrested! Police Detains Uzbek Man Over Swedish Truck Attack

Swedish police arrested a 39-year-old Uzbek man on suspicion of ramming a hijacked beer delivery truck into crowds in central Stockholm, killing four people and wounding 15 in what they called a terror crime.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Bishop to Turkey: Possible Gallipoli Terror Attack

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Bishop to Turkey: Possible Gallipoli Terror Attack

“The Australian government received information to suggest terrorists may seek to target ANZAC Day commemorations on Gallipoli Peninsula,” Julie Bishop said.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Discovered! St Petersburg Metro Bomber Body Parts Found

RUSSIA POLITICS: Discovered! St Petersburg Metro Bomber Body Parts Found

Russia News Alert: “The man has been identified but his identity will not be disclosed for now in the interests of the investigation,” the statement added.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: 10 Killed in St Petersburg Metro Stations Blasts

RUSSIA POLITICS: 10 Killed in St Petersburg Metro Stations Blasts

President Vladimir Putin, who was in St. Petersburg for a meeting with Belarussian leader Alexander Lukashenko, said the cause of the blasts was not yet clear and efforts were underway to find out. He said he was considering all possibilities including terrorism.

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IRAN POLITICS: ‘US Army, Pentagon, CIA Sponsors of Terrorists in Middle East’: Ali Larijani

IRAN POLITICS: ‘US Army, Pentagon, CIA Sponsors of Terrorists in Middle East’: Ali Larijani

“The US Army, Pentagon and CIA are sponsors of terrorists in the region and are disturbing peace in the Middle East on a large scale,” Larijani said.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Military ‘Ransacking’ Recaptured Boko Haram Territory for Elusive Abubakar Shekau: Defense Minister

NIGERIA POLITICS: Military ‘Ransacking’ Recaptured Boko Haram Territory for Elusive Abubakar Shekau: Defense Minister

“We shall be patrolling and ransacking that forest for the whereabouts of Shekau,” said Mansur Dan Ali, minister of defense, told reporters in Abuja.

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USA POLITICS: Secret Service Placed White House On Lockdown

USA POLITICS: Secret Service Placed White House On Lockdown

White House Breaking News: “.@SecretService investigating suspicious package near @WhiteHouse grounds. Road closures in effect,” the agency tweeted.

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UK POLITICS: Westminster Attacker Was British-Born, Once Investigated By MI5

UK POLITICS: Westminster Attacker Was British-Born, Once Investigated By MI5

“What I can confirm is that the man was British-born and that some years ago he was once investigated by MI5 in relation to concerns about violent extremism,” May said in a statement to parliament.

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UK POLITICS: 5 Dead, 40 Injured in Parliament ‘Terrorist’ Attack

UK POLITICS: 5 Dead, 40 Injured in Parliament ‘Terrorist’ Attack

Prime Minister Theresa May condemned the attack as “sick and depraved”. “The location of this attack was no accident,” she said at 10 Downing Street office.

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UK POLITICS: Westminster Attack: Police Arrest Seven People

UK POLITICS: Westminster Attack: Police Arrest Seven People

Seven arrests have been made in raids following the Westminster attack that left four dead, police have said.

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UK POLITICS: Parliament ‘Terrorist’ Attack: Latest Updates

UK POLITICS: Parliament ‘Terrorist’ Attack: Latest Updates

“A female member of the public was pulled from the water near Westminster Bridge, alive, with serious injuries,” a PLA spokesman told Reuters. “She’s undergoing very urgent medical treatment now.”

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CHINA POLITICS: China Holds ‘Anti-Terrorism’ Mass Rally

CHINA POLITICS: China Holds ‘Anti-Terrorism’ Mass Rally

The large-scale parade in Hotan, a hotspot of ethnic tension in Xinjiang’s southern Muslim Uighur heartland, involved thousands of armed police and paramilitary officers and was designed to “show strength and intimidate”.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Khaled Sharrouf ISIS Fighter First Australian Stripped of Citizenship

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Khaled Sharrouf ISIS Fighter First Australian Stripped of Citizenship

Australian Islamic State fighter Khaled Sharrouf has become the country’s first dual nationality individual to be stripped of Australian citizenship under anti-terrorism laws.

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CUBA POLITICS: USA, Cuba Unite to Fight Terrorism, Drug Trafficking

CUBA POLITICS: USA, Cuba Unite to Fight Terrorism, Drug Trafficking

A brief statement said Rhodes was in Cuba for “official meetings, cultural engagements, and to witness the signing of a U.S.-Cuba Law Enforcement Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).”

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