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25 Oct
The hard-line TLP party has agreed to suspend a three-day-long march after the government agreed to drop charges against its leader and consider expelling the French ambassador over caricatures of Prophet Muhammad.
26 Sep
On the 20th anniversary of 9/11, the Taliban flag is flying over Kabul again. A German police expert fears that Afghanistan could once again become a gathering place for jihadists — including from Germany.
10 Sep
Preliminary results in Morocco show two liberal parties on course to win almost half the seats in parliament. The largest party until now, which claimed election fraud on polling day, saw its support collapse.
27 Aug
Islamic fundamentalists in Bangladesh have taken to social media to embrace the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan. Experts say Dhaka should be cautious but not overly concerned.
2 Jul
A stabbing spree in the German city of Würzburg has renewed focus on the threat of Islamism, even if the attacker's motive remains unclear.
14 Jan 2020
An eyewitness recounts an attack at a primary school in eastern Kenya by suspected Al-Shabaab Islamists that left three teachers dead. The assailants also torched a police post and damaged a telecoms mast in the attack in Kamuthe, 40 kilometres (25 miles) south of the town of Garissa.
24 Feb 2019
A police operation involving hundreds of officers has resulted in the arrest of two suspected Islamists. At the center of the investigation is a married couple who attempted to join "Islamic State" in Syria.

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