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ISIS claims London Bridge attack, says PoK-linked terrorist was one of its fighters
The group claimed the responsibility for Usman Khan's knife rampage on the streets of London. The news emerged as former schoolmates of the 28-year-old terrorist, who was shot dead by armed police officers, revealed he had been seen preaching under the ISIS flag as a young teenager after he dropped out of school in Stoke-on-Trent in central England.
ISIS announces new 'branch' in India after clashes in Kashmir
ISIS did not elaborate on the branch's geographical remit as it mentioned the n...
IS names new emir in ‘Bengal’, issues threat to carry out attacks
The development comes just a day after Islamic State carried out a minor ex...
Islamic State claims responsibility for blast at Afghanistan mosque
"Around 50 of the Afghan army were killed and 110 were wounded when a martyr blew himself up on Friday," the agency said.
Knifeman kills mother, sister near Paris; IS claims attack
The motive for the violence remained unclear despite a claim by the Islamic State group that it was an attack by one of its fighters responding to the terror organisation's propaganda.
ISIS claims first suicide attack in Somalia, kills 5
In its first suicide attack in Somalia, the dreaded militant group ISIS claimed 5 lives at a checkpoint in the northeastern port city of Bosaso.
Islamic State claims Easter Sunday blasts in Sri Lanka; identifies 7 suicide bombers
A statement on the group's official al-Amaq news agency made the claim on the encrypted messaging app Telegram saying the suicide bombers were "fighters of the Islamic State".
Islamic State in Afghanistan: A bogey created by Pakistan army to stay relevant in Afghanistan-Pakistan
IS Khorasan was formed by former TTP members who had little connection to IS in Syria and Iraq, and its fighters comprised both Taliban defectors and foreign fighters.
Islamic State claims blast at Afghan intelligence agency in Kabul
In Kabul, security officials said the explosion was caused by a suicide bomber who approached the agency's entrance on foot before blowing himself up. All the casualties reported were of civilian passersby.
Terror probe launched after deadly Paris knife attack
The attack took place near the city's main opera house in an area full of bars, restaurants and theatres which were brimming on a weekend night.
Kabul attack: Narrow escape for SpiceJet passengers
The boarding for SpiceJet flight SG 22 operating Kabul-Delhi was almost complete when the incident took place. Passengers and crew were safely deboarded and taken to the terminal building.
Kabul airport attack: Taliban targets US defence secretary James Mattis
It was not a coincidence that the attack happened when India-US are engaged in efforts to stabilise Afghanistan through mega trade meet.
UK terror threat increased to critical after Tube bomb
The police have found CCTV images that captured the perpetrator as he boarded the train with the bomb packed in a white plastic bucket inside a Lidl supermarket bag.
IS claims Dhaka airport 'suicide attack'
Commandos launched the assault "Operation Twilight" at a complex housing two buildings in Shibbarhi area. The area was cordoned off by the security forces.
Blast at Pakistan shrine kills 52, wounds scores
An official of the Edhi Trust Foundation told local media that nearly 52 people, including women and children, were dead and around 100 injured in the blast.
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