Increased patrols in Pakistan’s Karachi to prevent further violence in after shrine attack

Security raised after Pakistan Sufi shrine attack

Kyrgyz authorities claim former president’s family colluded with Taliban to stir up violence

Kyrgyzstan says Islamist groups sparked violence

Afghanistan’s movie stars: defying the Taliban, one (bad) movie at a time

Defying the Taliban, one (bad) movie at a time

Gunmen attack 2 mosques of minority sect in Pakistan; 20 dead, worshippers may be hostages

Attackers strike sect mosques in Pakistan; 20 dead

Gunmen attack 2 mosques belonging to minority sect in Pakistan; 20 people killed

20 killed in attack on 2 sect mosques in Pakistan

Obama’s strategy in Afghanistan faces greatest test as US toll reaches 1,000 deaths

President Barack Obama speaks briefly on Afghanistan

Governor of north Nigerian state outlaws the Islamist sect blamed for violence last year

North Nigeria state outlaws Islamist sect

ABUJA, Nigeria — A Nigerian government spokesman says the radical Islamist sect whose violent attacks led to fighting that killed 700 people in northern Nigeria last year has been outlawed in the state where the group is based.

Children as young as 9 recruited by Somali militants, given power drugs and weapons training

Somali militants increasing use of child soldiers

18-year-old Afghan woman slain, latest victim of campaign of fear against women

18-year-old Afghan woman slain in campaign of fear

Pakistan edges closer to banning domestic violence, even as Islamists warn of ‘chaos’

Pakistan edges closer to banning domestic violence

Afghan president visits town of Marjah just seized from Taliban, hears complaints from elders

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