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ISIL 'soldiers' carried out France church attack, murdering Catholic priest

The group calling itself Islamic State (ISIL) says two of its “soldiers” carried out a church attack in the French region of Normandy in which a priest was murdered and worshippers taken…

The group calling itself Islamic State (ISIL) says two of its “soldiers” carried out a church attack in the French region of Normandy in which a priest was murdered and worshippers taken…

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Armenia: gunmen storm police station in Yerevan

In Armenia, gunmen have seized a police station in the capital Yerevan taking hostages, including the country’s police chief.

In Armenia, gunmen have seized a police station in the capital Yerevan taking hostages, including the country’s police chief.

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Bangladesh police storm Dhaka restaurant after gun attack and siege

Bangladeshi police have stormed a restaurant in Dhaka trying to free 20 hostages including several foreigners – trapped inside after gunmen attacked it on Friday…

Bangladeshi police have stormed a restaurant in Dhaka trying to free 20 hostages including several foreigners – trapped inside after gunmen attacked it on Friday…

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Bangladesh police storm Dhaka restaurant after gun attack and siege

Bangladeshi police have stormed a restaurant in Dhaka trying to free 20 hostages including several foreigners – trapped inside after gunmen attacked it on Friday…

Bangladeshi police have stormed a restaurant in Dhaka trying to free 20 hostages including several foreigners – trapped inside after gunmen attacked it on Friday…

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Trudeau condemns killing of Canadian hostage in Philippines

Islamist militants in the Philippines have killed Canadian hostage John Ridsdel in what Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has condemned as an

Islamist militants in the Philippines have killed Canadian hostage John Ridsdel in what Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has condemned as an

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Accused army deserter Bowe Bergdahl appears in court

US army segeant Bowe Bergdahl, who has been charged with desertion, appeared before a court to ask for time on deciding whether a judge or a jury

US army segeant Bowe Bergdahl, who has been charged with desertion, appeared before a court to ask for time on deciding whether a judge or a jury

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All hostages are freed after a botched robbery in northern France

A hostage taking incident in the northern French town of Roubaix appears to be over. Police have reported one gunman as dead and another arrested

A hostage taking incident in the northern French town of Roubaix appears to be over. Police have reported one gunman as dead and another arrested

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Mali: security tightened as situation of emergency declared

Security has been tightened in Bamako, a day after heavily-armed militants took 170 people hostage at one of the city’s luxury hotels. A state of

Security has been tightened in Bamako, a day after heavily-armed militants took 170 people hostage at one of the city’s luxury hotels. A state of