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Tony Blair made the same error in 2005 and it led to division rather than unity, writes James Blitz
Indonesian armed police clear the area near a Starbucks after a series of blasts hit Jakarta on January 14, 2016. An attack on Jakarta is over and no more perpertators are at large, police said on January 14, after gunfire and explosions left seven dead in the Indonesian capital. AFP PHOTO / Bay ISMOYO / AFP / BAY ISMOYO (Photo credit should read BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images) ©AFP
A surge in Isis-claimed attacks suggests the ideology is extending its influence to Asia
Indonesian soldiers stand guard near the site where an explosion went off in Jakarta, Indonesia Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016. Attackers set off explosions at a Starbucks cafe in a bustling shopping area of downtown Jakarta and waged gun-battles with police Thursday, leaving bodies in the streets as office workers watched in terror from high-rise windows. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara) ©AP
Regional jihadis keen to demonstrate their reach
– Avantika Chilkoti

French anti-terror law clears first hurdle

Relief for Hollande as he begins pre-election cabinet shuffle

Saudis discuss sending troops into Syria

Riyadh weighs setting up safe zone with Turkey and other allies

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MPs say draft internet bill too intrusive

Parliamentary committee calls for parts of bill to be scrapped

Twitter shut 125,000 Isis-related accounts

Company says no ‘magic algorithm’ to identify terrorism on the web

Colombia seeks dollars to fight the peace

Santos to ask Obama to boost aid as deal with Farc looms

French parliament debates terror reforms

Plan to modify constitution is a political minefield for Hollande

US tech companies in data sharing talks

Negotiations with Britain to handover suspicious emails and chats

Indonesia to re-educate ‘deviant’ sect

Evacuation of obscure movement’s members raises persecution fears

EU to probe €500 notes’ terror links

High number of bills in circulation raises suspicions

Damascus shrine blasts kill 45

Sunni fundamentalists Isis claim responsibility for attacks

Two Shia killed in attack on Saudi mosque

Death toll in suicide raid on worshippers expected to rise

Assad forces recapture key southern town

Russian air cover helps government’s push towards border with Israel and Jordan

Isis empowered in southern Syria

Russia’s military intervention has strengthened jihadis

Emergency services to merge in England

Police, fire and ambulance teams to share premises

France plans to extend state of emergency

PM wants special powers to remain until Isis is defeated

Taliban attack on Pakistan university quelled

Security forces retake campus where at least 20 people were killed

UK court criticises anti-terror legislation

Terrorism Act seen as not doing enough to protect journalists

Jakarta attacks test Widodo terror policy

Indonesian leader faces growing calls for tougher security laws

UK aware jihadis were among Libyan rebels

Liam Fox says ‘there was no plan for regime change’

US urges Arab nations to boost Isis fight

Gulf countries to face pressure at Brussels meeting next month

Police use new tactic amid terror threat

Undercover officers watch for people eyeing potential targets

Al-Shabaab attacks Kenyans at Somali base

Jihadi group’s raid comes after politicians plan elections road map

Jakarta rocked by explosions

Isis claims responsibility for assault that killed seven

Bomber kills 14 at Pakistan polio clinic

Attack a fresh setback for troubled campaign to eradicate virus

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