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#Islamic militants

# islamic-militants - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

European court intervenes to stop alleged Islamic State recruiter being deported

The European Court of Human Rights made a dramatic intervention in proceedings this evening.

# islamic-militants - Friday 5 December, 2014

Gunbattle with Islamic militants leaves 20 dead in Chechnya

Three policemen were killed in the shooting.

# islamic-militants - Monday 18 August, 2014

Pope Francis has endorsed the use of force to stop Islamic militants in Iraq

The Pope has said that minorities need to be protected but wants the UN to be involved.

# islamic-militants - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Countries 'declare war' on Boko Haram over abducted girls

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan met his counterparts from neighbouring countries to approve an action plan today.

# islamic-militants - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Students hacked to death and burned alive at their secondary school

Islamic militants set fire to a locked dormitory at the school in Nigeria and shot and killed anyone who tried to escape.

# islamic-militants - Saturday 6 July, 2013

30 killed in vicious attack on school in northeast Nigeria

Some pupils were burned alive and others shot dead in the latest school attack blamed on a radical terror group Boko Haram.

# islamic-militants - Thursday 1 March, 2012

Bomb blast wounds 16 in Istanbul

Fifteen police officers and one civilian were injured when a remote-controlled bomb exploded in Turkey’s largest city today.

# islamic-militants - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

Terror arrests in Ireland are third highest in Europe

Only France and Spain made more arrests – and dissident republicans are a growing threat, Europol has warned.

# islamic-militants - Saturday 4 June, 2011

Possible Al Qaeda replacement for bin Laden killed in Pakistan by US drone strike

The reported death of Ilyas Kashmiri could help repair ties between Pakistan and the US if it was Pakistani intelligence that led to the strike in the tribal region of South Waziristan.

# islamic-militants - Sunday 29 May, 2011

Islamic militants take Yemeni town as president accused of allowing it to happen

Opponents of the embattled Ali Abdullah Saleh claim that he allowed Islamic militants to seize the southern town to stoke Western fears that Al Qaeda would take over if he gave into protesters demands for him to step down.