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Russia says ISIL leader killed in North Caucasus

Russia says it has killed an ISIL leader in the North Caucasus mountains along with four other militants in a raid on a stronghold near the southern Russian city of Makhachkala, the capital of the Rep

Russia says it has killed an ISIL leader in the North Caucasus mountains along with four other militants in a raid on a stronghold near the southern Russian city of Makhachkala, the capital of the Rep

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FGM provokes fierce debate in Dagestan

A report about female genital mutilation (FGM) has sparked a fierce debate in the North Caucasus. Some clerics in Dagestan have defended the practice.

A report about female genital mutilation (FGM) has sparked a fierce debate in the North Caucasus. Some clerics in Dagestan have defended the practice.

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Russia: ISIL says it was behind deadly Dagestan shooting

ISIL says it was behind a gun attack at an historic fortress in southern Russia that left one person dead and 11 others injured. A group of

ISIL says it was behind a gun attack at an historic fortress in southern Russia that left one person dead and 11 others injured. A group of

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Russia: Manhunt underway after deadly gun attack on sightseers

An historic fortress in southern Russia was the scene of a deadly shooting targeting sightseers on Tuesday evening. Who was behind the bloodshed is

An historic fortress in southern Russia was the scene of a deadly shooting targeting sightseers on Tuesday evening. Who was behind the bloodshed is

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One dead after gunman opens fire on tourist group in Dagestan, Russia

At least one person has been killed and 11 people injured following a gun attack on tourists in Dagestan, southern Russia. According to the region’s

At least one person has been killed and 11 people injured following a gun attack on tourists in Dagestan, southern Russia. According to the region’s

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Derbent celebrates 2,000 years of history and multiculturalism

Derbent, the oldest and southernmost city on Russia's territory, is officially marking its 2,000th anniversary -- an opportunity for the residents of Dagestan to celebrate the rich cultural and histor

Derbent, the oldest and southernmost city on Russia's territory, is officially marking its 2,000th anniversary -- an opportunity for the residents of Dagestan to celebrate the rich cultural and histor

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Suspected militants shot dead in Russia's Dagestan

Seven suspected militants have been killed by Russian security forces in a shootout in Dagestan’s capital Makhachkala, according to state

Seven suspected militants have been killed by Russian security forces in a shootout in Dagestan’s capital Makhachkala, according to state

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Twin bomb blasts rip through two shops in Dagestan

A double bomb blast in Dagestan has ripped through two shops selling alcohol in the capital Makhachkala in the volatile Russian republic. There is

A double bomb blast in Dagestan has ripped through two shops selling alcohol in the capital Makhachkala in the volatile Russian republic. There is

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Dagestan mayor detained by Russian security forces

The mayor of Makhachkala, in the Russian republic of Dagestan, has been detained on suspicion of being involved in organising the murder of a senior

The mayor of Makhachkala, in the Russian republic of Dagestan, has been detained on suspicion of being involved in organising the murder of a senior

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'Black widow' suicide bomber attack in Dagestan

A female suicide bomber has struck the southern Russian region of Dagestan injuring at least 18 and leaving one dead, according to police. The

A female suicide bomber has struck the southern Russian region of Dagestan injuring at least 18 and leaving one dead, according to police. The

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Car bombs hit Dagestan capital Makhachkala

At least three people were killed on May 20 by two car bombs in Makhachkala, capital of the Russian republic of Dagestan. Local media reported that

At least three people were killed on May 20 by two car bombs in Makhachkala, capital of the Russian republic of Dagestan. Local media reported that

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Dagestan cleric killed in suicide bomb attack

An influential Islamic cleric in Russia’s Dagestan region was one of eight people killed in a suicide bomb attack. Sheikh Said Afandi died when a

An influential Islamic cleric in Russia’s Dagestan region was one of eight people killed in a suicide bomb attack. Sheikh Said Afandi died when a

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Investigators probe Dagestan bomb attacks

Up to 14 people are reported dead and more than 100 wounded, after a double bomb attack in Russia’s Dagestan region. A suicide bomber apparently

Up to 14 people are reported dead and more than 100 wounded, after a double bomb attack in Russia’s Dagestan region. A suicide bomber apparently

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At least eight reported dead in Dagestan blasts

There are reports of two powerful blasts in Russia’s southern Dagestan region. According to Russian media, at least eight people have been killed and

There are reports of two powerful blasts in Russia’s southern Dagestan region. According to Russian media, at least eight people have been killed and

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Dagestan suicide bomber kills five police officers

A female suicide bomber has killed at least five police officers at a traffic checkpoint in the Dagestan region of southern Russia, officials there

A female suicide bomber has killed at least five police officers at a traffic checkpoint in the Dagestan region of southern Russia, officials there

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Renewed fighting in North Caucasus kills 24

At least 24 people have been killed during five days of fighting on the border between Chechnya and Dagestan in Russia’s North Caucasus. Officials

At least 24 people have been killed during five days of fighting on the border between Chechnya and Dagestan in Russia’s North Caucasus. Officials

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Deadly violence in Russia's North Caucasus

At least 12 people have been killed following clashes between Russian security forces and militants in Dagestan and Ingushetia. Among the reported

At least 12 people have been killed following clashes between Russian security forces and militants in Dagestan and Ingushetia. Among the reported

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Journalist gunned down in Russia

A prominent journalist has been gunned down in Russia’s North Caucasus region. Gadzhirmurat Kamalov was shot in the Dagestan capital, Makhachkala

A prominent journalist has been gunned down in Russia’s North Caucasus region. Gadzhirmurat Kamalov was shot in the Dagestan capital, Makhachkala

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Car bomb 'kills eight' in Russia's Dagestan

A car bomb in Russia’s Dagestan region has killed a policeman and seven civilians, according to the authorities and local media. Reports say police

A car bomb in Russia’s Dagestan region has killed a policeman and seven civilians, according to the authorities and local media. Reports say police

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Double car bomb attack in Russia's Dagestan

Islamist rebels have said they carried out a dual car bomb attack in the Dagestan region of Russia’s North Caucasus. Police say one explosion was

Islamist rebels have said they carried out a dual car bomb attack in the Dagestan region of Russia’s North Caucasus. Police say one explosion was

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Russian suicide attack

A suicide bomber has killed a police officer in the capital of Russia’s troubled Dagestan region. The attacker blew himself up when he was stopped

A suicide bomber has killed a police officer in the capital of Russia’s troubled Dagestan region. The attacker blew himself up when he was stopped

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Police officer killed in suicide bombing in Dagestan

Officials say a suicide bomber killed a police officer in the capital of Russia’s violence-plagued Dagestan region in the North Caucasus. The

Officials say a suicide bomber killed a police officer in the capital of Russia’s violence-plagued Dagestan region in the North Caucasus. The

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Russian forces target militants in Dagestan

Russian security forces say they’ve carried out a special operation against militants in the North Caucasus republic of Dagestan. Reports say

Russian security forces say they’ve carried out a special operation against militants in the North Caucasus republic of Dagestan. Reports say

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11 militants shot dead in Dagestan

Security forces have killed 11 militants in two separate operations in the North Caucascus Republic of Dagestan. An interior ministry spokesman

Security forces have killed 11 militants in two separate operations in the North Caucascus Republic of Dagestan. An interior ministry spokesman

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Five soldiers killed in Dagestan bombing

A suicide car bomber has killed at least five soldiers and wounded more than 30 at a military base in southern Dagestan. Officials say the bomber

A suicide car bomber has killed at least five soldiers and wounded more than 30 at a military base in southern Dagestan. Officials say the bomber

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Suicide bomb attack in Dagestan

In Dagestan in the Russian Caucasus at least five people have been killed and 39 injured in a suicide bomb attack. The target was a military camp

In Dagestan in the Russian Caucasus at least five people have been killed and 39 injured in a suicide bomb attack. The target was a military camp

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Caucasus minister hurt by deadly car bomb

A senior official in Russia’s Dagestan province has been hurt and had his driver killed by car bomb. Bekmura Bekmurzayev, a minister in charge of

A senior official in Russia’s Dagestan province has been hurt and had his driver killed by car bomb. Bekmura Bekmurzayev, a minister in charge of

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Eight held in Dagestan security raid

Security services in Russia have arrested eight people including six women in an anti-terrorist operation in the mainly Muslim region of

Security services in Russia have arrested eight people including six women in an anti-terrorist operation in the mainly Muslim region of

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Judge killing and bomb blasts rock Dagestan

A day after a judge was gunned down in Dagestan, bomb blasts in the troubled Russian region have also derailed a train and injured two policemen

A day after a judge was gunned down in Dagestan, bomb blasts in the troubled Russian region have also derailed a train and injured two policemen