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Islamic extremists al-Shabab brand Donald Trump ‘brainless billionaire’

Somalia-based Islamic extremists al-Shabab have mocked US president Donald Trump in a new video that calls him a "brainless billionaire" as his administration steps...

German teenager who converted to Islam found after Mosul liberation

A German teenager who ran away from home after converting to Islam has been found as Iraqi forces liberated the northern city of Mosul...

Fierce fighting in Islamic State-held Syrian city, Raqqa

US-backed Syrian fighters have clashed with Islamic State militants in the heart of Raqqa, the extremists' self-styled capital, as scores of civilians flee areas...

Air strikes target remaining Islamic State militants in Mosul

Air strikes, shelling and other heavy clashes have shaken a small sliver of western Mosul in renewed fighting, a day after the Iraqi government...

Syrian forces capture Islamic State-held town

A US-backed, Kurdish-led militia has driven Islamic State militants from a northern Syrian town where the extremists had once run a training camp named...

Amnesty International claims IS welded residents’ doors to prevent escape in Mosul

A new report by Amnesty International uncovers the horrifying scale of death, injury and suffering of civilians trapped in the battle for west Mosul. The...

Islamic State women ‘using own children as human shields’ in Mosul battle

Female Islamic State militants are using children as human shields as the extremist group defends its last corner of Mosul's Old City against Iraqi...

Qatar foreign minister:’We have been anything but soft on terrorism’

Qatar has said it wants to resolve the diplomatic crisis in the Persian Gulf through dialogue, despite the "aggression" of its Arab critics. Speaking in...

Islamic State in ‘fight to the death’ in Mosul

Islamic State militants are in a "fight to the death" as Iraqi forces close in on their last foothold in the northern city of...

Iraqi troops mopping up in Mosul after key victories over IS

Iraqi troops are clearing up a key neighbourhood in Mosul after making significant gains against Islamic State militants in the city and the prime...

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Hundreds stranded in Japan as downpours cause more than 60 deaths

Flooding and mudslides have stranded hundreds of people in scenic hot springs and hiking areas in central Japan. Rescue workers searched on Thursday for more...

Russian warships shadowed through English Channel

Russian warships have been shadowed through the Channel by the British Navy.The four-strong group of Russian ships included the submarine-hunting destroyer Vice Admiral Kulakov,...

Seoul mayor reported missing with searches under way

The mayor of South Korean capital Seoul has been reported missing and search operations are under way, according to police. Officers are looking for Mayor...

Democratic presidential candidate Biden proposes ‘Buy American’ campaign

Democratic Party presidential candidate Joe Biden has proposed sweeping new uses of the state’s regulatory and spending power to bolster US manufacturing and technology...

India records almost 25,000 new coronavirus cases

India has reported nearly 25,000 new coronavirus infections as the disease continues to spread through the nation of nearly 1.4 billion people. The virus is...
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