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The Baluchistan province is the target of attacks by Baluch secessionist groups and Taliban.

Journalist Ahmed Hassan was shot, in the latest attack against anti-government activists in Iraq.

Iraqi activist's killing sparks protests against impunity

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Iraqi activist's killing sparks protests against impunity

A leading Iraqi anti-government activist was killed early Sunday.

Turkey reopens Mosul consulate years after IS takeover

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Turkey reopens Mosul consulate years after IS takeover

Turkey's consulate in the northern Iraqi city resumes operations three years after its forced closure.

French reporter kidnapped by jihadi rebels in northern Mali

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French reporter kidnapped by jihadi rebels in northern Mali

A video has been released by jihadi rebels of French journalist Olivier Dubois, who was kidnapped in Mali.

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Syria regime recruiting tribal fighters after huge IS losses

The Syrian regime has racked up big losses to IS as the militants launch an insurgency campaign in eastern Syria.

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Myanmar rebels claim military helicopter downing

The Kachin Independence Army (KIA) took responsibility for the downing of the helicopter gunship during fierce clashes near the town of Momauk

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Iraqi militia calls for Sunnis villagers to be displaced

IS militants remain a threat in Iraq’s eastern Diyala province and areas north of Baghdad.

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Nearly 30,000 flee Mozambique attacks since late March: UN

The ongoing conflict is having a severe impact on children, the UN refugee agency said.

Kurdish security forces detain dozens of pro-PKK protesters: report

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Kurdish security forces detain dozens of pro-PKK protesters: report

Kurdish security forces have detained dozens of PKK supporters protesting against Turkey’s latest military incursion into Iraqi Kurdistan, an ...

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UAE begins military logistics flights to French-led Sahel force

Since 2013, France and local armies in the African Sahel have joined forces to 'counter-terrorist groups' to launch attacks.

Turkey tries 108 Kurdish politicians over deadly 2014 protests

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Turkey tries 108 Kurdish politicians over deadly 2014 protests

Thirty-seven died in protests against the Turkish army's inaction during an IS offensive in a majority-Kurdish Syrian town visible from the ...

Islamic State-aligned jihadists kill at least 31 Nigerian soldiers

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Islamic State-aligned jihadists kill at least 31 Nigerian soldiers

The group fired rocket-propelled grenades at a Nigerian military convoy before storming a nearby base, sources said.

Total suspends $20bn Mozambique gas project amid terror concerns

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Total suspends $20bn Mozambique gas project amid terror concerns

Total's northern Mozambique project constitutes the largest single investment ever made in Africa.

US looks to fight Taliban from neighbouring states: CENTCOM

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US looks to fight Taliban from neighbouring states: CENTCOM

Comments from the head of US Central Command's suggest Washington is keen on remaining involved in Afghanistan despite withdrawing its last ...

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Egyptian civilian killed by army in restive Sinai peninsula

Egyptian forces are fighting an extremist insurgency in the Sinai peninsula but rights groups say civilians regularly bear the brunt of the conflict.

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Turkey launches new raid in northern Iraq

Turkish media said commando forces landed in Metina, northern Iraq, while warplanes dropped bombs on Kurdish militant targets.

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Chad bids farewell to Deby as France backs son

France's President Macron and Sahel allies have backed Deby's son despite opposotion accusations of an 'institutional coup'.

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Bombing kills at least 3 Pakistan

A fatal bomb detonated in a hotel parking lot in south west Pakistan, killing at least three.

Egypt killed three suspects in jihadist murder of Copt

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Egypt killed three suspects in jihadist murder of Copt

Egypt's interior ministry said Monday it killed three "terrorist elements" in the Sinai Peninsula.

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IS-linked Egypt group claims execution of Copt, 2 others

An Islamic State-affiliated group claimed the execution of a Coptic Christian and two tribesmen in Egypt's restive Sinai, in a video posted on ...

Biden evokes son during speech explaining withdrawal from Afghanistan

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Biden evokes son during speech explaining withdrawal from Afghanistan

US President Joe Biden spoke about his late son Beau during a speech laying out his reasons to withdraw troops from Afghanistan.

Biden: 'time to end' Afghanistan war with total pullout

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Biden: 'time to end' Afghanistan war with total pullout

US President Joe Biden is naming September 11 as the deadline by which the last US soldiers will have finally departed Afghanistan.

Post-war Iraq at 18: A state of impunity endures

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Post-war Iraq at 18: A state of impunity endures

Comment: The impunity with which the US waged their invasion of Iraq paved the way for a culture of statebuilding based on more of the same, ...

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