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Obama ponders a visit to nuclear ground zero: Hiroshima

For nearly 71 years, the consequences of the world's first atomic bombing have remained close to the surface here.<p>Construction workers digging under the Peace Memorial Museum recently discovered the charred and mangled remains of a bicycle, a rice paddle, a toothbrush and a fountain pen, tangible …

Massive Fire Kills More Than 80 in South India Temple Complex

A massive fire broke out during a fireworks display at a south Indian temple celebrating a religious festival early Sunday, reportedly killing more than 80 people and injuring hundreds more.<p>India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, called the fire near Kollam, about 40 miles north of the Kerala state …

India

Isis supporter allegedly carves jihadist mantra into former soldier's head

The manager of a NSW prison has been stood down after a young Islamic State supporter allegedly attacked a former Australian soldier in a jail cell.<p>The 18-year-old allegedly carved “e4e” into his cellmate’s head, an apparent reference to the terrorist group’s “eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth” …

Extremism

Belgium authorities warn of more active terror cells in the country

As police in Belgium continued to dismantle a terror cell believed to have carried out the Paris and Brussels attacks with new arrests, authorities said there may be other active terrorist groups in the country.<p>Jan Jambon, the country’s interior minister, warned Saturday there “are perhaps other …

Terrorism

Syrian rebels capture key ISIL town north of Aleppo

Syrian rebels seized a strategic town from ISIL near the Turkish border north of Aleppo in another important step on the march towards the armed group's de facto capital, Raqqa.<p>The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights war monitor confirmed that groups fighting under the banner of the Free …

Middle East