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The bomb went off during Sunday Mass at a chapel adjacent to St Mark’s Cathedral

Last month 100,000 people protested over the alleged blasphemy of the city’s Christian governor

Protesters in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta called for the governor to be arrested

Somalia’s al-Shabab rebels claimed responsibility for the attack on the Bishaaro Guest House

Iraq’s prime minister announced the start of the operations, backed by US-led coalition air and ground support, on state television

Analysts are warning that a leadership struggle among Islamist groups could lead to more killings

The 85-year-old French priest was killed by two Islamists while celebrating Mass

The increase in security measures comes after a spate of Islamist attacks in France

The Pope made clear his current thinking, that there is no such phenomenon as Islamist violence, any more than domestic violence in Italy constitutes ‘Catholic violence’

Young Muslim men are particularly vulnerable to being exploited by terrorists, therefore a proper preventative strategy has to be aimed at them