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# Islamic militants

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European court intervenes to stop alleged Islamic State recruiter being deported
The European Court of Human Rights made a dramatic intervention in proceedings this evening.
Gunbattle with Islamic militants leaves 20 dead in Chechnya
Three policemen were killed in the shooting.
Pope Francis has endorsed the use of force to stop Islamic militants in Iraq
The Pope has said that minorities need to be protected but wants the UN to be involved.
Countries 'declare war' on Boko Haram over abducted girls
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan met his counterparts from neighbouring countries to approve an action plan today.
Students hacked to death and burned alive at their secondary school
Islamic militants set fire to a locked dormitory at the school in Nigeria and shot and killed anyone who tried to escape.
30 killed in vicious attack on school in northeast Nigeria
Some pupils were burned alive and others shot dead in the latest school attack blamed on a radical terror group Boko Haram.
Bomb blast wounds 16 in Istanbul
Fifteen police officers and one civilian were injured when a remote-controlled bomb exploded in Turkey’s largest city today.
Terror arrests in Ireland are third highest in Europe
Only France and Spain made more arrests – and dissident republicans are a growing threat, Europol has warned.
Possible Al Qaeda replacement for bin Laden killed in Pakistan by US drone strike
The reported death of Ilyas Kashmiri could help repair ties between Pakistan and the US if it was Pakistani intelligence that led to the strike in the tribal region of South Waziristan.
Islamic militants take Yemeni town as president accused of allowing it to happen
Opponents of the embattled Ali Abdullah Saleh claim that he allowed Islamic militants to seize the southern town to stoke Western fears that Al Qaeda would take over if he gave into protesters demands for him to step down.