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Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the worst sex crimes should be punishable by chemical castration, following an arrest in a gang-rape case that has prompted nationwide protests.

Comment: It's high time the government took a step back, and adopted a more reflective approach to counter-terrorism, writes Fahad Ansari.

The Caravan: Azzam and the Rise of Global Jihad

Tam Hussein

The Caravan: Azzam and the Rise of Global Jihad

Book Club: Thomas Hegghammer details the life of Palestinian scholar Abdallah Azzam, who is seen as the founding father of global jihad.

UK to overhaul terror sentences after London knife attack

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UK to overhaul terror sentences after London knife attack

Britain promised an urgent overhaul of the law regarding convicted terrorists after police shot dead an extremist on early release from prison ...

London knife attacker named as recently-released convicted terrorist

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London knife attacker named as recently-released convicted terrorist

A man who knifed two people in London on Sunday has been identified as a 20-year-old convicted terrorist who was released from prison late ...

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UK police shoot man in London after 'terrorist-related' stabbings

A man has been shot dead by police in the British capital on Sunday, authorities said, after an alleged 'terrorist-related' incident.

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UK government unveils lie detector test for convicted terrorists

Under a new anti-terrorism bill terrorists released from prison may be instructed to undergo regular polygraph tests as a form of monitoring.

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Al-Qaeda ordered Saudi theatre stabbing

A 33-year-old Yemeni national, who stabbed two men and a woman during a theatre performance at a Riyadh festival, confessed his ties to Al-Qaeda ...

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Kitchen porter Mohammed pinned attacker on break

A kitchen porter was among one of the heroes who stopped Usman Khan during his knife rampage on Friday.

London attack victim's family calls for "rehabilitation not revenge"

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London attack victim's family calls for "rehabilitation not revenge"

British police named the two victims who died in the London Bridge terror attack, as their families paid glowing tributes to the pair.

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Islamic State group claims London Bridge attack

IS has claimed convicted terrorist Usman Khan, who carried out Friday’s deadly London attack, was one of its fighters, as ...

London knife attack suspect was 'ex-terror convict'

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London knife attack suspect was 'ex-terror convict'

Police identified the man, who was shot dead by officers after Friday's attack, as 28-year-old Usman Khan.

Dozens wounded as Taliban detonate car bomb in Kabul

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Dozens wounded as Taliban detonate car bomb in Kabul

At least one person was killed and dozens wounded in a Taliban-claimed attack which saw a powerful car bomb rock Kabul early Monday.

Longing for the Lost Caliphate

Usman Butt

Longing for the Lost Caliphate

Book review: The book succeeds in exploring little-known (outside the Arab Word) reactions to the fall of the caliphate, blending political, ...

Trump: The president who wasn't meant to be

Usman Butt

Trump: The president who wasn't meant to be

Book review: Understanding the Trump doctrine requires moving the spotlight away from the theatrics of the man himself, writes Usman ...

Paul McLoughlin

Pakistan stumbles on as another leader is felled

Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif was deposed for a third time as prime minister on Friday. What does the future hold for a country ensnared with political instability?

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