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American Taliban John Walker Lindh ‘released’ after 17 years in prison

The California man who became known as the American Taliban after his battlefield capture in Afghanistan in November 2001 is being released from prison. Thirty-eight-year-old...

Five killed in Taliban attack on aid group’s offices in Afghan capital

At least five people were killed when Taliban fighters attacked the offices of a US-based aid organisation in the Afghan capital, the Interior Ministry...

Islamic State terror risk remains despite weakening

Britain still faces a major threat from Islamic State-inspired terrorism despite the fall of the so-called caliphate in Syria, the head of MI5, Andrew...

Asos billionaire loses three children in Sri Lanka attacks

The billionaire fashion tycoon behind online clothing retailer Asos lost three of his four children in the Sri Lanka terror attacks, a spokesman has...

Tens of thousands of Gaza protesters join anniversary march

Tens of thousands of Palestinians have gathered at rallying points near the Israeli border to mark the first anniversary of weekly protests in the...

US says Alabama woman who joined Islamic State is not citizen

An Alabama woman who joined the Islamic State group in Syria will not be allowed to return to the United States with her toddler...

Dozens killed in sustained attack in capital of Afghanistan

A sustained coordinated assault on a government building in the Afghan capital of Kabul has killed 29 people, an interior ministry spokesman has said. Most...

Taliban urged to stop killing Afghans after attack on border troops

The Nato chief urged the Taliban to stop killing their fellow Afghans, an appeal that came just hours after the insurgents attacked border troops...

£34,000 raised after British-Australian boy, 7, killed in Barcelona attack

More than £34,000 (€37,297) has been raised for the family of a "much-loved" seven-year-old boy killed in the Barcelona terror attack. Julian Cadman, a dual...

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...

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