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Boko Haram's abduction of 200 schoolgirls in Nigeria sparked a global campaign #bringbackourgirls.

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Turkish officials said the attackers blew themselves up after shooting dozens of people at the Ataturk airport in Istanbul. At least 28 are dead.

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The jet was less than a third full, with 66 people on board, including 30 Egyptian and 15 French nationals.

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Sunday's suicide bombing at a public park was claimed by the Pakistani Taliban's Jamaat-ur-Ahrar faction, which once declared loyalty to Islamic State.

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The bombing occurred just as the winners were being handed their trophies, officials said. 26 people died and 71 were injured.

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Nineteen people were killed in the Ivory Coast attack. Authorities arrested 15 suspects this week, but still seek the suspected leader, Kounta Dallah.

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Gunmen with al Shabaab reportedly tried to force Muslim passengers to identify Christians in a Kenya bus attack, but the passengers refused to cooperate.

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Some mourners thought of the victims in Paris and of the victims of an earlier devastating attack in Beirut also claimed by ISIS last week.

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Journalists should be cautious of repeating the loaded term "terrorism" without question in news articles, which can lead to prejudice against Muslims.

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Homegrown extremists have killed nearly twice as many people in the United States as self-proclaimed jihadists since 9/11, according to a recent count.

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Somali Americans came together with politicians to look for a way to keep remittance money flowing to Somalia in spite of banks' restrictions.

Convicted suicide bomber Sajida al-Rishawi was executed Wednesday in a misguided act of retaliation for ISIS's murder of a captured Jordanian pilot. (Still from Jordanian TV)

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Jordan's execution of Islamist prisoners as revenge against ISIS sets a disturbing precedent.

"We are all thinking about it," said Egal, regarding the interruption of money transfer operations. "We have to help back home." (Photo by Erika Schultz / The Seattle Times)

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Starting today, immigrants in Washington have no legal way to send money back to family in Somalia.

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Making sense of the recent political changes on the Arabian Peninsula.

French Seattle Charlie Hebdo reaction

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Seattle’s French community was shaken by the killings, which many say were a challenge to the core beliefs of their home country.

Children who live on Rusinga Island in western Kenya. (Photo by Jason Koenig)

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In Africa, and around the globe, we’re losing our young men to militancy and extremism. The Al-Shabaab terror attack on Westgate Mall last week was...

The controversial ad, show mugshots of 16 of the 31 people on the FBI Most Wanted Terrorists List. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

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Following a huge community backlash, the Joint Terrorism Task Force is abruptly ending a "Faces of Global Terrorism" ad campaign piloted in Seattle this...

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Right now we are all Bostonians. Maybe in the near future, we can also be the rest of the world sometimes. Most of us, in the...

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My friend and I squeeze in the front seat of the pickup. We’re lucky–others are stuck in the back without seats in the freezing winter,...

TSA Body Scanner Images

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I waited too long to book a flight home to visit my family in Amman to be picky about my flights. The only option...

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My finger froze over the mouse as I squinted at a blurry photo of a young Pakistani man holding an AK-47 on my Facebook...