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January 18, 2018: Lone actor attack in West Bank

On January 18, 2018 a pregnant woman was moderately wounded by a terrorist in a stabbing attack near Jerusalem

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What should be the price of terrorism in Canada?

Countries treat first degree murder seriously, as they should: why doesn’t Canada when it comes to terrorism?

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January 17, 2016: Attack on refugees in Germany

On this day in 2016 a man wearing a swastika-emblazoned helmet and “Hitler moustache” attacked two Afghan refugees on a ski slope in Altenberg, Germany.

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January 16, 2007: Suicide bombing in Iraq

On this day in 2007 at least 70 people were killed at a largely Shiite university in northeastern Baghdad.

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January 15, 2006: Suicide bombing in Afghanistan

On this day in 2006 a suicide car bomb hit a Canadian military convoy in southern Afghanistan, killing three civilians including diplomat Glyn Berry

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January 14, 2004: Suicide bombing in Gaza

On this day in 2004 a female suicide bomber killed at least four Israelis at the Erez border crossing separating Israel and northern Gaza.

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‘Love jihad’ is just an excuse for violent racism – and terrorism

The Modi government in India is encouraging acts of Hindu terrorism against the country’s Muslims to prevent mythical ‘love jihad’.

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January 13, 2016: Siege in southeast Turkey

On this day in 2016 five people were killed and 39 wounded in a car bomb attack on a police station and adjacent housing for officers in south-eastern Turkey

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January 12, 2018: Bombings in Chile

On this day in 2018 four churches in Santiago, Chile were attacked on the eve of a papal visit with homemade bombs that caused minor damage

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January 11, 2011: Attack in Ivory Coast

On this day in 2011 security forces loyal to the losing Ivory Coast president opened fire on civilians, killing at least four.