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Manila says first Filipino ‘suicide bomber’ behind last month’s attack

Norman Lasuca has been identified as a Filipino bomber behind the country's first suicide attacks.

Sri Lanka observes nationwide three-minute silence for bomb victims

A national day of mourning was declared in Sri Lanka today to pay tribute to nearly 300 people killed during Sunday's suicide attacks.

Afghanistan announces Muslim Eid holiday ceasefire with Taliban

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said the conditional ceasefire will start tomorrow and it will continue as long as the Taliban preserves and respects it.

Dozens dead in IS attacks on southern Syria

Despite pro-government forces ousting IS from urban centres in eastern Syria last year, surprise raids in recent months have killed dozens of regime and allied fighters.

More than 60 killed in northeast Nigeria suicide blasts

The blasts happened shortly after 1pm local time in Mubi.

Saudi Arabia’s new jihadists: Poorly trained but hard to stop

The lack of an in-country leadership able to carefully select and groom recruits, provide training, centralize bomb making and prepare attackers psychologically meant that many of its operations were ineffective.