Mali crisis: Attack on UN convoy kills two
Full Article BBC News
18 Apr 2015

18 April 2015 From the section Africa The UN's Minusma force has some 9,000 personnel in Mali A United Nations supply convoy has been attacked near the city of Gao in northern Mali, with two civilian drivers killed. The attack took place about 15km (9 miles) west of the city late on Friday, the UN Mission in Mali said. The UN took over security...

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File - Rwandan Peacekeepers from the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) patrol the streets of Gao, in northern Mali, 19 May, 2014.
photo: UN / Marco Dormino

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Australia arrests 5 for alleged Islamic State-inspired terror plot
Full Article Stars and Stripes
18 Apr 2015

SYDNEY — Five Australian teenagers were arrested Saturday on suspicion of plotting an Islamic State group-inspired terrorist attack at a Veterans' Day ceremony that included targeting police officers, officials said. The suspects included two 18-year-olds who are alleged to have been preparing an attack at the ANZAC Day ceremony in Melbourne later...

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File: Police search a car at a Melbourne suburb after a pre-dawn raid at one of 19 locations Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2009, in Australia.
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Isis in Afghanistan: Group claims responsibility for Jalalabad suicide bombing that killed 30
Full Article The Independent
18 Apr 2015

Isis has claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan has killed at least 30 people queuing to collect their wages and injured 100 more. The blast rocked the eastern city of Jalalabad on Saturday, reportedly killing children in the busy city street. It appeared to target government staff and military personnel who were waiting...

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Full Article The Times of India
18 Apr 2015

ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI: Outlawed Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed on Friday admitted that his organization helps the Pakistani army in "waging jihad" in Jammu and Kashmir. During a TV interview on Friday, Hafiz Saeed said: "We support the Pakistani government and Pakistan army in their efforts to help the people of Kashmir. And, we call it jihad."...

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In this April 11, 2011 file photo, Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Saeed, attends a ceremony in Islamabad, Pakistan. The United States has offered a $10 million bounty for the founder of the Pakistani militant group blamed for the 2008 attacks in the Indian city of Mumbai that killed 166 people.
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Pope Francis, second right, talks with a delegation of The Leadership Conference of Women Religious during an audience in the pontiff's studio at the Vatican, Thursday, April 16, 2015.
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