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Failures of the West’s counter-terrorism strategy

The UK could do much more to win the hearts and minds of British Muslims

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Manchester attacks: “I am writing this as a Muslim, a woman, a mother”

Dalal Abbasi, a Muslim mother who studied at the University of Manchester and lived in the city for six years reflects on the Manchester attacks

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“We keep fighting back with Greater Manchester spirit”

We spoke with Mancunians at Tuesday’s vigil for the Manchester terror attack, which saw thousands pack into Albert Square to pay their respects to those who have lost their lives

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Martin McGuinness: Peace-broker or dealer in death?

The death of Martin McGuinness has prompted questions about the contrast between his IRA ties and his later peaceful actions, and how he should be remembered

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Manchester stands in solidarity with London in Town Hall vigil

The Lord Mayor of Manchester led a vigil and a minute of silence on Thursday to honour the victims of Wednesday’s Westminster attack

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King’s College London admits to email monitoring

The university insists that email monitoring is within its rights, and is important to monitor potential radicalisation of students

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The French election will be pivotal for Europe’s future

The political progress of Europe in the post-war era is being threatened by the rightwards movement of French politics

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Why we love terrorism

Terrorism plays into our passions for a good story, simplistic explanations, and dark fantasies

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‘Running for their lives’: A Manchester student on the horrors of the Nice attack

University of Manchester student Daniel Austin, on his year abroad in Nice, tells the horror of his experience of the attack on the Promenade des Anglais on Bastille Day, which left 85 dead and hundreds injured

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We must not repeat our mistakes in Syria

IS are arguably a result of our previous interventions in Iraq and Afghanistan—the conflict in Syria shows how hard it is to cease such ideology

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Tabloid terrorism: The unreported menace

The tabloid press wield power and influence in this country and often direct it at the wrong people for the wrong reasons

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In this global war Africa must not be forgotten

With an ever-increasing focus on the Middle East, we must not forget the related conflicts that rage across Africa