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Pakistani police say wanted militant killed in shootout


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Mozambique town Palma ‘retaken’ from militant Islamists


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Mozambique: Dozens dead after militant assault on Palma


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Newlywed militant suspects blamed in Indonesia church attack


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Pakistan army: Militant raid on security post kills soldier


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Pakistani court sentences militant leader to 5 years in jail


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Militant sentenced to 19 years for role in Benghazi attacks

Militant sentenced to 19 years for role in Benghazi attacksA federal judge on Thursday sentenced a Libyan militant to more than 19 years in prison for his role in the 2012 Benghazi attacks that killed four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador. A jury convicted Mustafa al-Imam last year of conspiring to support the extremist militia that launched the fiery assaults on the U.S. compounds but deadlocked on 15 other counts. Al-Imam was sentenced to a total of 236 months behind bars.



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Indian police kill militant behind attack on Kashmir trader's family

Indian police kill militant behind attack on Kashmir trader's familySecurity forces in Indian Kashmir shot dead on Wednesday a suspected member of a Pakistan-based militant group who was accused of attacking the family of a fruit trader, the state police chief said. Tension is running high in Jammu and Kashmir since India withdrew the disputed Muslim-majority region’s special rights in order to integrate it into the country, prompting protests. Last week, militants attacked the home of a fruit trader in Sopore, the region’s main fruit-growing area, for carrying on with his business despite widespread protest boycotts, wounding his son, granddaughter and another family member, Indian authorities said.



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Taliban chief's brother killed in Pakistan blast: militant sources

Taliban chief's brother killed in Pakistan blast: militant sourcesThe Afghan Taliban leader’s brother was among four people killed in a blast at a mosque in southwestern Pakistan Friday, insurgent sources and a Pakistani official told AFP. The Taliban have not officially commented, but an unofficial statement circulating among Taliban fighters on WhatsApp and seen by AFP confirmed the claim. The blast comes at a delicate moment as a deal between the insurgents and Washington to end America’s war in Afghanistan is believed to be imminent.



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Pakistan observes 'Black Day' over Kashmir with march by militant group

Pakistan observes 'Black Day' over Kashmir with march by militant groupMUZAFFARABAD/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistan observed a ‘Black Day’ on Thursday to coincide with India’s Independence Day celebrations, as one of the main militant groups fighting Indian rule in Kashmir led a protest through Pakistan’s part of the disputed region. India’s decision this month to revoke special status for its portion of Kashmir, along with a communications blackout and curbs on movement, caused fury in Pakistan, which cut trade and transport links and expelled India’s envoy in retaliation.



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