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'Years Of Not Wanting To Offend Anyone Nurtured Islamic Extremism In The West'

Constantly prioritizing liberal values over national security in Europe has ultimately given a free hand to Islamic radicals, who sneak into the continent unhindered with little scrutiny, extremism expert Jennifer Breedon told RT.

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Indonesia Church Attackers 'Used Children As Suicide Bombers'

At least 11 people have been killed in three seemingly coordinated suicide bombings that hit churches in the second-largest city of Indonesia, police said. Islamic state (IS, formerly ISIS) has claimed responsibility.

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French National Born In Chechnya, Links To Islamists: What We Know About Paris Attacker So Far

The man who stabbed one person to death and injured several others in Paris was a French national who was born in Chechnya, local media report, adding that the assailant had been monitored for links to radical Islamists.

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Malaysia Now A Beacon To Oppressed Opposition Parties Across Southeast Asia

KUALA LUMPUR: Opposition figures in Southeast Asian nations, some locked out of government for decades, celebrated Mahathir Mohamad's unexpected election victory in Malaysia this week, and said they hoped it was a portent of wider democratic change in the region.

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Separatists Fail To Elect Quim Torra As New Catalonia Leader

Catalonia's parliament has failed to elect a regional president by absolute majority, in its fifth attempt to form a new government in the northern Spanish region.

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Malaysia: Najib Razak Hit With Travel Ban, Quits UMNO

Malaysian ex-Prime Minister Najib Razak has been hit with a travel ban days after his Barisan Nasional coalition, which ruled Malaysia for 60 years, lost a general election.

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Thousands Attend Far-Right Commemoration In Southern Austria

Thousands of people have gathered in southern Austria to commemorate Croatian fascists and civilians who were killed at the tail end of World War II.

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Low Turnout As Iraqis Vote For First Time Since ISIL Defeat

Vote counting in Iraq's parliamentary election is underway, with low turnout and polling irregularities marking the first vote since the country declared victory over ISIL last year.

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France: Suspect ‘Killed' After Deadly Knife Attack In Paris

A man armed with a knife in Paris has killed at least one person and injured several others before being shot dead by police, according to French media.

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Mexico: Third Election Candidate Murdered Within A Week

Gunmen have shot dead a candidate in central Mexico ahead of a July election, marking the third murder of a politician within the country in the past week.

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