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IS has posted a statement on a militant-affiliated website claiming responsibility for the attack.

At least four soldiers were killed when their vehicle was blown up in Pakistan's Balochistan province.

Three Pakistani soldiers killed in shootout near Afghan border

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Three Pakistani soldiers killed in shootout near Afghan border

Three Pakistani soldiers were killed in a shootout with militants near the Afghan border.

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How a multiracial coalition powered Georgia's Democrats to victory

In-depth: Georgia's different minority communities worked together to help tip the balance in Senate runoffs, ultimately shaping the trajectory of American politics.

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Three executed in Iran for 'terrorist' acts and murder

Two of the three men executed in southeast Sistan-Baluchistan province had been convicted of working with the jihadist Jaish al-Adl group, ...

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Car bombs kill six in pro-Turkey north Syria: monitor

Children were among six people killed in two car bombings in Syria on Saturday.

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Turkish nationals among 4 dead in Somalia bombing: officials

Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said 14 others wounded in the blast, including three Turks, were being treated at a Turkish-run hospital ...

Car bomb kills five in Turkish-controlled Syria: monitor

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Car bomb kills five in Turkish-controlled Syria: monitor

The Turkish defence ministry said two children had been killed and two civilians wounded.

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US approves $290 million in bombs to Saudi Arabia

The US has approved a number of arms sales to countries in the Middle East amid objections to their records on human rights.

Russia foils IS attack on security services, ministry employees

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Russia foils IS attack on security services, ministry employees

Russian forces foiled an Islamic State plot to attack an administrative building belonging to security services as well as an assault targeting ...

At least 4 dead in Kabul explosions targeting police

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At least 4 dead in Kabul explosions targeting police

Four others were wounded in the blasts in Afghanistan's capital on Saturday morning.

Explosion hits gas pipeline in Egypt's North Sinai

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Explosion hits gas pipeline in Egypt's North Sinai

The explosion along the main gas pipeline supplying North Sinai's capital did not cause any casualties, the provincial governor said.

Al-Shabaab claims beheading of local chief in Kenya

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Al-Shabaab claims beheading of local chief in Kenya

Omar Adan Buul was kidnapped last week and had his severed head dumped at the side of the road, an act that Al-Shabaab have claimed ...

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Turkish police knock protesting opposition MP out of wheelchair

Musa Piroglu was protesting against the jailing of veteran Kurdish politician Leyla Guven when he was knocked over.

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Kurdish ex-MP sentenced to 22 years in jail

Leyla Guven, 56, was given a 22 year sentence on charges of joining "a terror group" and "disseminating terror propaganda".

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Casualties reported as car bomb rocks Afghan capital

At least eight people were killed in a bombing in the Afghan capital on Sunday, authorities confirmed.

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Death toll rises to 16 in Somalia suicide bombing

Nearly two dozen people have been killed in the latest spate of violence in Somalia.

Rockets hit US base in Afghanistan, no casualties reported

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Rockets hit US base in Afghanistan, no casualties reported

There were no casualties in the rocket attack on the US base.

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Egypt officials: Bombs kill 3 security forces in Sinai

Two roadside bombs exploded on Thursday in the northern Sinai, where Egyptian forces are battling an Islamic State group insurgency.

New Pakistan-India clashes erupt along restive Kashmir border

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New Pakistan-India clashes erupt along restive Kashmir border

Two Pakistani soldiers were killed in clashes along the heavily militarised Line of Control (LoC), Pakistan’s military said.

Afghan officials: Bomb, shooting attack in Kabul kill 3

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Afghan officials: Bomb, shooting attack in Kabul kill 3

Kabul's deputy provincial governor Mahbobullah Mohibi and his secretary died in a car bombing, while in a separate attack gunmen shot and killed ...

IS steps up Sinai fight with bombs in homes

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IS steps up Sinai fight with bombs in homes

The IED attacks that have multiplied in the vast, remote and sparsely populated region which authorities have declared off-limits to journalists.

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