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# Philippines
At least 18 people killed in two bomb blasts on Catholic church in Philippines
President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesman condemned the incident as an “act of terrorism and murder”.
# Nairobi
21 people now confirmed dead following Islamist attack on hotel complex in Kenya
Among the dead was an American citizen, a US State Department official said.
# Germany
Islamist shot dead after stabbing police officer in the neck
Police were called to the scene in Berlin this morning following reports of a man acting aggressively.
# France
Train gunman 'dumbfounded' by terrorist claims - says he just wanted to rob people
The man said he found a suitcase with a weapon and decided to use it to rob passengers but he denies firing any shots.
# Islamist
Alert after FBI warns that extremists could attack troops or police
Security has been upped at US military bases.
# Garissa
Kenya says it has launched air strikes on Islamic militants in Somalia
It is a retaliation for last week’s massacre.
More young girls are leaving their homes to join ISIS militants. But why?
It is evident that many of these women are drawn to the society depicted by ISIS, which gives them a prominent – if restrictive – role.
# braunschweig
German carnival parade cancelled over threat of Islamist attack
A tip from security sources led to the cancellation.
Column: The people making a new life in the desert after civil war
The Mbera refugee camp is home to 50,000 people – most of them from northern Mali, a country torn apart by civil war.
# la marseillaise
Perhaps the world's greatest national anthem, sung for the victims of the Paris attacks
It’s the first time the national anthem has been sung in parliament since 1918.
Opinion: Islam must be treated like Christianity in Europe – accepted, revered and lambasted
It is up to moderate people to have an open debate about religion and society. Otherwise, extremists will have it for us.
Opinion: 'Our children wake up crying in the night... Isis has stolen our lives'
Christian families in Mosul are being given four stark choices: convert to Islam, pay a tax for non-Muslims, leave the city, or have their heads cut off.
# Iraq
Militants seize Saddam's hometown, set sights on Baghdad
They have already captured a large swathe of northern and north-central Iraq, prompting as many as half a million people to flee their homes.
# murders
Suspected gunman held for Jewish museum shooting
Four people were killed in the attack at the Jewish Museum in Brussels last week.
# Egypt
Mohammed Morsi murder trial to hear 'decisive' testimony today
Morsi and 14 co-defendants are charged with involvement in the killing of opposition protesters outside a Cairo presidential palace in December 2012.
# Egypt
Security forces on high alert as Morsi appears in court in Cairo
The ousted Egyptian president is facing trial over the deaths of protesters. His supporters have accused the current government of fabricating the charges against him.
# Egypt
Fifty killed in Egypt clashes
Yesterday’s death toll is the highest since several days of violence started in mid-August, leading to over 1,000 deaths.
# Westgate Mall
63 still missing as Kenya begins three days of mourning
The search is under way for bodies under the rubble of Nairobi’s Westgate Mall, after a four day siege by Islamist gunmen that left 67 dead.
# Egypt
Egyptian protesters call for President Morsi to "leave, leave, leave"
Protesters have been gathering in Tahrir Square in Cairo, demanding Morsi be ousted from his role as President of Egypt.
# Woolwich
Woolwich attack: Suspect discharged from hospital as post-mortem results released
Post-mortem results show Lee Rigby died of “multiple incised wounds”, as Michael Adebowale is released from hospital,
# London
Sixth man arrested in connection to Lee Rigby murder
A 22-year-old man has been arrested by officers investigating the murder of British soldier Lee Rigby in London last week.
# Afghanistan
Taliban are in 'daily' talks with the US, says president
Afgahnistan president Hamid Karzai criticised the Taliban for holding the talks at the same time as they carry out suicide attacks that kill civilians and children.
# Mali
Chadian army claims mastermind of Algerian gas plant attack killed in Mali
The army said he was killed during an operation that also “neutralised” at least 15 Islamist rebels.
# Mali
Al-Qaeda's top leader in Mali killed in fighting
The Al-Qaeda leader was suspected of being behind a series of brutal kidnappings in several countries, including those of a British national and a French aid worker.
# Denmark
Danish brothers charged with plotting terror attack
Two brothers with links to Somalia’s Islamist Shebab rebels have been formally charged over suspicions of plotting a terror attack.
# Algeria
Algeria: Details sought on missing hostages as Britain confirms deaths
British prime minister David Cameron has confirmed that three Britons are dead and another three are presumed dead as other governments scramble for information on their citizens.
# Egypt
Egypt: Disputed constitution signed into law, elections in two months
The referendum on the constitution passed earlier this week with a low turnout doing little to assuage the fears of the opposition.
# Clashes
Obama tells Egypt he is 'deeply concerned' over protest deaths
The US president told Mohamed Morsi that he was worried about the deaths of protesters in Egypt in recent days.
# tensions
Tanks deployed at Egypt presidential palace after clashes
Five demonstrators died overnight as supporters and opponents of president Mohamed Morsi fought outside the presidential palace.
# Taliban
Pakistan medics remove bullet from shot child activist
14-year-old Malala Yosafzai is intensive care after being shot in the head by the Taliban on her school bus.
# Taliban
Condemnation after Pakistan child rights activist (14) shot in head
Malala Yousafzai led a campaign for the right to education for children. She was shot in the head on her school bus.
# Egypt
Egypt president's order "start of a battle"
The president’s call for the parliament to reconvene could plenge the country into a new bout of instability, say activists.
# Unesco
Timbuktu tomb destruction condemned by UNESCO
Islamist hardliners in northern Mali have claimed responsibility for what UNESCO termed “repugnant acts” of destruction on historical sites.
# Mali
UNESCO world heritage sites attacked in Mali
Hardline Islamists have threatened to destroy all of the centuries-old ancient tombs in the historical city of Timbuktu.
# Mali
Malian couple subjected to 100 lashes 'for having child out of wedlock'
Islamists in northern Mali have been forcing the imposition of sharia law since the coup earlier this year.
# Pakistan
Pakistani Prime Minister charged with contempt
The Supreme Court had ordered the PM to reopen an old corruption case against the president – but he refused.
# Nigeria
State of Emergency declared in Nigeria
The president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, declared a state of emergency in certain areas of the country following an attack that left 39 dead on Christmas Day.
# Shooting
17 arrested over terrorist attack in Sarajevo
A gunman, thought to be part of a conservative Islamic sect, opened fire outside the US embassy in the capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina yesterday.
# tunisia
Moderate Islamist party claims Tunisian election victory
The official results of the first elections since Ben Ali was deposed are expected to be released today.
Leading al-Qaeda figure 'killed in Yemen'
US-born radical Islamic cleric Awar al-Awlaki has been implicated in several attacks or attempted attacks on the United States, and has been described as the leader of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.