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Stories with subject: Islamism
  • Murders test Bangladesh claims that radical Islam in check 
    Updated: Oct-02-15 7:00 am

    DHAKA, Bangladesh - A string of slayings claimed by radical Islamic groups has Bangladesh scrambling to contain what appears to be a rising tide of extremism, and it couldn't have come at a worse time - the country's fragile economic growth is faltering this year amid renewed political unrest.

  • In Europe, Iraqis and Syrians escape Islamists' harsh rule story has photos
    Updated: Sep-20-15 12:16 pm

    MYTILENE, Greece - Among the tens of thousands fleeing war and despair in the Middle East, one group feels a special relief in reaching Europe: those who have escaped areas ruled by Islamic State extremists and the harsh scrutiny of their religious police.