Some villages in northern Bosnia are thought to be incubators for IS recruits and rendezvous points for returning fighters. Police and secret services are keeping a close eye on the region. They suspect jihadists may even have training camps there.
Germany's domestic security agency has identified a radical network made up of Islamist women. Female extremists are becoming increasingly common, as they aim to fill the gap left by their detained husbands.
The fundamentalist Salafist ideology continues to draw adherents in Germany, the country's intelligence chief says. The movement is seen by authorities as a potential breeding ground for Islamic terrorism.
With the "Islamic State" on the verge of total defeat in Syria and Iraq, authorities in Germany are debating how to deal with returnees from the terrorist militia. Many of them are children who know nothing but war.
The governor of Nigeria's northeastern Borno state has tightened a curfew and stepped up security checks in a bid to clamp down on terror group Boko Haram. Some welcome the measures, others say they erode freedoms.
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