More and more Tajiks are leaving their home to join so-called "Islamic State" and other extremist groups. DW correspondent Juri Rescheto has visited the former Soviet state to figure out why so many Tajik men start a new life as Islamic jihadists.
Controversy has broken out over an Indian anti-terror body's investigation of inter-faith marriages for "love jihad." There are claims that women are being lured to join terror outfits. Murali Krishnan reports.
The attack by an Uzbek man seems to indicate a growing terrorist threat from Central Asia. But Kyrgyzstan-based security expert Deirdre Tynan says the incident raises just as many questions for the US as for the region.
A Pakistani court is set to decide the fate of an Islamic State-linked terror suspect whose extradition is being sought by the US. The Trump administration has ratcheted up pressure on Islamabad to act against Islamists.
While Kabul has hailed President Trump's Afghanistan strategy, Islamabad is livid over the US' criticism of its "Islamist support." Experts say it will increase uncertainty in a volatile region with anti-US sentiment.
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