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    Islamic State militants riot in Tajik prison, 32 killed

    Reuters . Dushanbe | Updated at 01:30pm on May 20, 2019

    Three prison guards and 29 inmates have been killed in a high-security prison in Tajikistan after convicted Islamic State militants started...

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    Malaysia arrests suspected militants over IS plots

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 05:41pm on May 16, 2019

    Three militants inspired by the Islamic State group have been arrested in Malaysia, accused of planning attacks on non-Muslim places of worship in...

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    IS claims to establish ‘province’ in India

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:42am on May 12, 2019

    Islamic State claimed for the first time that it has established a ‘province’ in India, after a clash between militants and security forces in the...

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    Returned IS suspect in CTTC custody

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:31am on May 09, 2019

    Officials at the counter terrorism and transnational crime unit of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police said on Wednesday that they were interrogating a Bangladeshi-origin Islamic State...

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    Foreign mastermind may be behind bombings: Sri Lanka

    Reuters | Updated at 01:56pm on May 01, 2019

    A foreign mastermind might have planned the Sri Lankan Easter Sunday bombings, the country’s president Maithripala Sirisena told Sky News. Sirisena also warned it may...

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    Sri Lanka looking for 140 with IS links

    Reuters. Colombo | Updated at 11:12am on April 26, 2019

    Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said on Friday that police were looking for 140 people believed to have links with the Islamic State group over...

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    Sri Lanka widens dragnet, detains new suspects as death tolls go up

    Agence France-Presse. Colombo | Updated at 12:18pm on April 24, 2019

    A Sri Lankan security dragnet hunting those responsible for horrifying bombings that claimed more than 350 lives has scooped up a further 18 suspects, police...

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    Lankans mourn as IS claims responsibility

    Reuters . Colombo | Updated at 05:42pm on April 23, 2019

    Devastating Easter bombings in Sri Lanka were retaliation for attacks on mosques in New Zealand, a Sri Lankan official said on Tuesday, as Islamic State...

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    IS declares Congo ‘Central African Province’

    Reuters. Goma | Updated at 12:24pm on April 19, 2019

    Islamic State claimed its first attack in Congo on Thursday, and declared it the ‘Central Africa Province’ of the ‘Caliphate,’ after two Congolese soldiers and...

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    Syria force takes IS bastion

    Agence France-Presse . Baghouz | Updated at 12:00am on March 24, 2019

    Kurdish-led forces pronounced the death of the Islamic State group’s nearly five-year-old ‘caliphate’ Saturday after flushing out diehard jihadists from their very last bastion in...

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