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Trump slinks off world stage, leaving others to put out the fires he started

What his supporters and assorted right-wingers will do now in a climate that is less friendly to them is anyone’s guess

The changing face of Burkina Faso’s terrorist threat

Burkina Faso has been experiencing regular attacks led by armed terrorist groups from neighbouring countries. Surrounded by six countries, it is the northern part...

How a lack of democracy fuels violent extremism in Africa

Research on violence in Africa argues that it is mainly within the context of a weak state that has lost control over its people and institutions

40 dead in New Zealand mosque shootings

40 people have been killed by an Australian extremist at two mosque shootings in New Zealand's South Island city of Christchurch

Hate campaign suits Islamic State’s jihad agenda

Islamic State terrorists applaud when ignorant, bigoted Westerners turn their anger on Muslims.

#IllRideWithYou campaign aims to overcome Islamophobia after Sydney attack

Muslims who fear public retribution after an extremist attack in Sydney are being supported by ordinary people in solidarity against Islamophobia.

Extremism has no virtue or place in Islam

The bombing of the Boston marathon in April and the brutal murder of a British soldier in London have again focused attention on Muslim extremism.

Right wing fragmented and demilitarised, experts say

Law enforcement officials and race relations analysts have downplayed the prospect of a security threat emanating from right-wing extremists.

Afrikaner blood

An extremist right-wing survival camp, about 230km east of Jo'burg, is breeding virulent racism, training teenage boys in its ideology.

Internet used in most cases of violent radicalism: report

A report has shown that the internet plays a part in most cases of radicalisation and is a more significant recruiting ground than places of worship.

Pakistan media warn of growing chaos as minister slain

Pakistan is being swept towards violent chaos by a growing wave of Islamist extremism, newspapers said on Thursday.

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