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Holy mass dedicated to victims of Nice attack held on All Saints’ Day

Moscow/Sputnik: A Holy Mass dedicated to the three victims of the attack in the Basilica of Notre-Dame in Nice was held on All Saints’ day.

Suspect in Quebec attack hospitalized after being detained by Police : Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: The suspect in attacks on people in Canada's city of Quebec has been hospitalized after being detained by the police, the Radio Canada broadcaster has reported.

France: People mourn Nice stabbing incident 

Nice: People in French city of Nice on Friday mourned the death of three people in a stabbing incident which the country's President described as a "Islamist terrorist attack".

US: Nikki Haley targets Pakistan over 'terrorism' issue

Washington: Indian-American Republican politician Nikki Haley on Saturday targeted Pakistan and said US President Donald Trump stopped  providing "billion dollars" in military aid to Islamabad as it harbours terrorists.

Bangladesh: Three members of banned terror outfit detained 

Dhaka: Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) members have detained three members of banned terrorist outfit Allahr Dal from Bangladesh's Rangpur region, media reports said on Sunday.

Afghanistan: Female police officer shot dead in Kandahar 

Kabul/Kandahar: Unidentified gunmen shot dead a woman police officer in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, media reports said on Sunday.

European Parliament asks France, EU to impose sanctions against terrorist activities in Pakistan

Brussels: Members of European Parliament, Ryszard Czarnecki, Fulvio Martusciello and Gianna Garcia on Wednesday wrote a letter of concern to the French government and the European Union and urged them to impose sanctions against unabated terrorist activities in Pakistan.

Misuse of terrorism laws during conflict creates ‘unmitigated calamity’

New York: The misuse of terrorism laws during conflict situations often leads to an “unmitigated calamity” on the ground, an independent UN expert has warned.

Swiss hostage killed by terrorists in Mali: Foreign Ministry

Zurich/Sputnik: A Swiss female citizen, who had been a hostage of terrorists in Mali for four years, has been killed, the Swiss Foreign Ministry said.

EFSAS webinar: Experts discuss rise of ISIS in South Asia, points at Pakistan’s role in ‘supporting’ terror groups

Amsterdam: The European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS) hosted a well-attended webinar titled, ‘Rise of ISIS in South Asia’, on the sidelines of the 45th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC).

Pakistan exploits Kashmiri youth as pawns in its proxy war: EFSAS director Junaid Qureshi tells UNHRC

Geneva:  European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS) director Junaid Qureshi has targeted Pakistan and said the country's military establishment has used youth from Jammu and Kashmir to join its various terrorist proxies like Hizbul Mujahideen, Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed since 1980s.

Afghanistan: Unknown gunmen kill district NDS chief 

Kabul: Unknown gunmen killed the head of NDS for Kohband district in Afghanistan's Kapsia province, media reports said on Saturday.

European think-tank exposes Pakistan's terror link at UNHRC, asks why the country is still its member

Geneva: Amsterdam-based think-tank The European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS) has hit out at Pakistan PM Imran Khan-led government and said the country is harboring terrorists in its territory.

Switzerland: Draft anti-terrorism law sets ‘dangerous precedent’, rights experts warn

New York: A proposed new anti-terrorism law in Switzerland could set a dangerous precedent for the suppression of political dissent worldwide, a group of five independent UN human rights experts warned on Friday.

UN denounces Kabul attack targeting Afghan Vice President

New York: The United Nations has strongly condemned Wednesday's attack in the Afghan capital Kabul, targeting the official convoy of the country's First Vice President, Amrullah Saleh.