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Italian politician apologises for ‘neo-terrorist’ jibe at released hostage

A right-wing politician has apologised for calling a young Italian woman who converted to Islam while held hostage in Somalia a “neo-terrorist”. Alessandro Pagano of...

Terrorism suspect says Norway mosque attack ‘was emergency justice’

A Norwegian man suspected of killing his stepsister and then opening fire in an Oslo mosque has told the first day of his trial...

Afghan president rules out freeing Taliban prisoners ahead of talks

Afghanistan’s president has said he will not free thousands of Taliban prisoners ahead of all-Afghan power-sharing talks set for next week. Ashraf Ghani said he...

Assad predicts total victory after gains in northern Syria

Syrian President Bashar Assad has congratulated his forces over recent gains in north-estern Syria that led to his troops consolidating control over Aleppo province. And...

Manchester bomber’s brother linked to ‘slaughter’ email address, UK court told

An email address containing the threat “we have come to slaughter” in Arabic was linked to the Manchester bomber’s brother and used to buy...

Supporters of Shia militia storm into US Embassy compound in Baghdad

Dozens of angry Iraqi Shia militia supporters have broken into the US Embassy compound in Baghdad after smashing a main door and setting fire...

Putin thanks Trump for helping foil terrorist acts in Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin has spoken with President Donald Trump to thank him for information that helped Russia foil terrorist attacks over the new...

VIDEO: Suspect shot dead and a number of people stabbed in London Bridge terrorist incident

Police have confirmed in a statement that the suspect in the London Bridge incident was shot and died at the scene. Neil Basu, the head...

London Bridge attack inquest told of ‘missed opportunity’ to avert atrocity

British police failures to investigate the gym attended by the London Bridge attackers and a primary school where two of them worked were “a very...

London Bridge attackers could have targeted Oxford Street, inquest hears

Terrorists behind one of London’s bloodiest attacks could have been targeting Oxford Street but diverted to London Bridge on route, an inquest heard. Eight people...

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Authorities in Portland, Oregon, have declared a riot after a fire inside a police union building. Demonstrations are continuing in the US city that had...

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More than 500 migrants cross English Channel to Britain in three days

More than 500 migrants have crossed the English Channel to the UK in just three days. Dozens more migrants braved the dangerous crossing to Britain...

Boris Johnson ‘would close shops and pubs ahead of schools’

UK prime minister Boris Johnson has spoken of “a moral duty” to get all children back in class amid indications he would force pubs,...

Protesters storm government buildings as fury over Beirut blast fuels violence

Public fury over this week’s massive explosion in Beirut took a new turn on Saturday as protesters stormed government institutions and clashed for hours...
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