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Costa Rica will deport Islamic State suspects to Egypt, Iraq

The men had entered Costa Rica from Panama on June 9 under an immigration control agreement that allows 100 people to enter the country daily.

Obama tries to ease anxiety over terror attacks with Oval Office address

U.S. President Barack Obama said on Sunday that recent attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, California, show that the threat of terrorism to the United States has entered a new phase, but he vowed that the nation will ultimately defeat the Islamic State and other militant groups.

FBI investigating San Bernardino shooting as ‘act of terrorism’

The California shooting that killed 14 people on Wednesday is being investigated as an "act of terrorism," David Bowdich, assistant FBI director in Los Angeles, said at a news conference Friday.

Egyptian forces chasing jihadists kill Mexican tourists by mistake

Egypt said its security forces killed 12 people, including Mexican tourists, on Sunday after mistakenly targeting their four-vehicle convoy while chasing jihadists in the country's Western Desert.

French rally for attack victims on eve of Paris march

PARIS – More than 700,000 people poured onto the streets of France Saturday in solidarity with victims of this week's Islamist attacks, on the eve of a march in Paris expected to dwarf that figure.

Blood, bodies, bullets turn heart of France into war zone

The kind of violence that seemed unimaginable in the City of Light concluded more than two days of terrible tension as police hunted the Islamist gunmen who had massacred 12 people at a satirical weekly magazine Wednesday.

French security forces tighten net on massacre suspects

PARIS – Elite French security forces tightened the net Thursday on two brothers suspected of slaughtering 12 people in an Islamist attack after discovering an abandoned getaway car in a northeastern town.

World leaders express outrage over attack on Paris publication

OSLO — World leaders expressed outrage over the attack on a French magazine office in Paris which killed at least 12 people, with several countries calling emergency meetings of anti-terrorism officials to review security.

Publication attacked in Paris has history of bold satire

In 2011 Charlie Hebdo published a special edition called "Charia Hebdo" featuring Muhammad as a "guest editor." The cover depicted the prophet threatening readers with "100 lashes if you don't die of laughter." Shortly thereafter, Charlie Hebdo's Paris offices were firebombed in an overnight attack that caused no injuries.

In the wake of attack on Paris newspaper, extremists take to Twitter to celebrate

In the aftermath of a deadly attack on the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris, many took to social media to rally and mourn — changing their profile pictures to "Je suis Charlie" after the name of the paper, and making the terms #CharlieHebdo, Bernard Maris, Cabu and Wolinski trend worldwide on Twitter.

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