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12 killed in Iran parliament shootout, hostages taken

At least twelve people are dead and several more have been injured in twin shooting and suicide bomb attacks at the Iranian parliament and the the Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini in Tehran, said media reports. Gunmen went on a sho

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Gunmen storm Iran Parliament, take hostages

At least three gunmen on Wednesday stormed parliament in Iran and took some hostages, media reports said.   Two civilian visitors, one security officer were injured in the shootout, news agency Mehr quoting MP El

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Gunmen storm Iran Parliament, take hostages

At least three gunmen on Wednesday stormed parliament in Iran and took some hostages, media reports said.   Two civilian visitors, one security officer were injured in the shootout, news agency Mehr quoting MP El

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Hostage-taker shot dead in Melbourne

Police in Melbourne, Australia, have shot dead a man who had taken a woman hostage in the Brighton area of the city, reports said. Three officers were injured after they stormed an apartment block in Melbourne's Bayside suburb

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Bangladesh stand-off ends; six gunmen killed, one arrested

Islamic gunmen shouting "Allahu Akbar" attacked an upscale cafe in the Bangladeshi capital, killing 20 people inside, before police stormed the building on Saturday and rescued 13 hostages, officials said. The attack, cl

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Bangladesh stand-off ends; six gunmen killed, one arrested

Islamic gunmen shouting "Allahu Akbar" attacked an upscale cafe in the Bangladeshi capital, killing 20 people inside, before police stormed the building on Saturday and rescued 13 hostages, officials said. The attack, cl

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Gunmen take hostages at cafe in Bangladesh

Gunmen stormed a restaurant popular with expatriates in the diplomatic quarter of the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka on Friday night and took around 20 people hostage, including several foreigners, in an attack claimed by Islamic State.

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Indonesians held hostage by Al Qaeda unit in Philippines

Islamist militants seized four Indonesian crew of a tugboat in the southern Philippines on Friday night, the third attack on slow moving vessels in about a month, a military spokesman said on Saturday, as troops battled Muslim rebels on a nearby

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Commandos storm luxury Mali hotel attacked by Islamists

Malian commandos stormed a luxury hotel in Bamako on Friday after Islamist gunmen took 170 people including many foreigners hostage in the capital of the former French colony, which has been battling rebels allied to Al Qaeda for several years

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Beijing vows justice after IS kills Chinese captive

China vowed on Thursday to bring to justice those responsible for killing one of its citizens after Islamic State said it had executed a Chinese captive, the only known Chinese hostage to have been held by the group. Islamic State

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