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Three days after the deadliest attacks on French soil since World War II, leaders of the world’s largest economies signaled growing worries that security issues could sabotage an already weak global economy.

The Paris assault, which followed a spate of attacks in Turkey and Egypt in recent weeks, is forcing Western nations to reassess their vulnerability to an expanding terrorist threat from Islamic State, including the impact on economic prospects.

“Geopolitical challenges are increasingly becoming a global concern” leaders of the Group of 20 industrial and developing economies said in an official communiqué after two days of talks, even as they said global...

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