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Pakistan says Fends Off Attack by Suicide Bombers on Military Camp

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Nov 26 – Four heavily-armed suicide bombers attacked a military facility in northwestern Pakistan on Saturday and killed two soldiers, but failed to storm a busy mosque inside, the army said. A splinter group of the Pakistani Taliban, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan Jamaat-ur-Ahrar (TTP-JA), claimed responsibility for the attack on Ghalani Camp in Mohmand Agency

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French Police Arrest Another Teenager Suspected of Plotting Attack

PARIS, Sept 14 – French police on Wednesday arrested a 15-year old suspected of planning an attack and using encrypted social media channels to communicate with a French Islamist militant believed to be in Syria or Iraq, sources said. In an operation led by France’s domestic intelligence agency, police swooped on the teenager in Paris’

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Global Tourism GDP Resilient This Year, but Woes for France, Turkey

BERLIN, Aug 23 (Reuters) – Travel and tourism will contribute less than previously forecast to the economies of France, Turkey and Brazil this year, hit by attacks, political and economic turmoil, though globally the sector is resilient, the World Travel and Tourism Council said. Brazil is hosting the Olympic Games this year but its travel

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Al Qaeda Urges Muslims in India to Mount Lone Wolf Attacks

By Sanjeev Miglani NEW DELHI, July 4 – A regional branch of al Qaeda urged Muslims in India to revolt and carry out lone wolf attacks, a U.S. monitoring site reported, days after the rival jihadi movement Islamic State claimed responsibility for Bangladesh’s worst militant attack. The call by al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent

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Kenya Arrests Two Men with Iran Links For Plotting Attacks

NAIROBI, Nov 29 – Kenyan security forces have arrested two Kenyan men with links to Iran on suspicion of planning attacks in the East African nation, the Interior Ministry said on Saturday. The ministry originally identified both men as Iranians, but a spokesman later said it had issued that detail in error and the two

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Gunfire, Explosions in Burundi Kill At Least Five

NAIROBI, Nov 22 – At least five people were killed in overnight clashes in Burundi, police said on Sunday, and residents reported a battle at the president’s office in the capital Bujumbura which has been plagued by violence since a disputed presidential election. Burundi has been in crisis since President Pierre Nkurunziza announced in April

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Paris Attacks Reverse Global Market Losses

LONDON, Nov. 16 – European shares reversed early losses on Monday and the safe-haven yen fell against the dollar with no long-term economic impact seen from Friday’s attack in Paris. Asian shares hit six-week lows as investors bought into traditionally safe investments, including gold, the yen and low-risk government debt. However, gold came off session

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Amid Chaos, Parisians Offer Refuge to Strangers Via Twitter

By Tariro Mzezewa Nov 13: People in Paris took to social media to find and offer refuge on Friday night, as the city was gripped by chaos following a string of attacks that left dozens dead. The Twitter hashtag #porteouverte, which means “open door” in English, was being used to offer shelter as authorities urged

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Attacks in Paris Kill At Least 127, France’s Pres. Declares Emergency

Simultaneous gun and bomb attacks in Paris have killed at least 127 people in various places across the French capital and wounded about 99 people according to French officials. Gunmen who stormed the Bataclan hall, where a concert was taking place, killed people and took them hostage. They were killed after security officials stormed the

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