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At Least 25 Killed after Blast At Shrine in Southwestern Pakistan

By Gul Yousafzai QUETTA, Pakistan, Nov 12 – An explosion at a Muslim shrine in southwestern Pakistan killed at least 25 people and wounded dozens of others, local officials said. Hashim Ghalzai, a local district commissioner, told Reuters that the toll was based on initial reports, and could rise further. The blast occurred at the

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Gun, Bomb Attack on American University in Kabul Kills 12

By Mirwais Harooni and Hamid Shalizi KABUL, Aug 25 – Twelve people, including seven students, were killed in an attack on the American University in Kabul that sent hundreds of students fleeing in panic, police said early on Thursday, before the assault ended when two gunmen were shot dead. The attack began at around 6:30

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Palestinian Kills Teen In Israeli Settlement, Then Shot Dead

JERUSALEM, June 30 – A Palestinian fatally stabbed a 13-year-old girl inside her home in a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank on Thursday, before guards shot him dead, the military and hospital officials said. A member of the response team that killed the assailant was also wounded in the incident, said an official

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Chaos as Stunning Militant Attack Unfolds in Indonesia’s Capital

By Kanupriya Kapoor and Darren Whiteside JAKARTA, Jan 14 – Jeremy Douglas hadn’t seen anything like what he was witnessing from his office window at the United Nations building in central Jakarta: police exchanging gunfire with militants amid a series of blasts at a key intersection of Indonesia’s capital. “Serious exchange of fire in downtown

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Car Bomb Attack in Southeast Turkey kills 5, Wounds 39

By Seyhmus Cakan CINAR, Turkey, Jan 14 – Kurdish militants launched a truck bomb attack on a police station in southeast Turkey overnight, killing six people and wounding 39 in one of the biggest strikes since conflict flared in the region last July, security officials said on Thursday. The blast ripped the facade off the

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Knife Attackers Wound Tourists in Egyptian Red Sea Resort

By Ahmed Mohamed Hassan CAIRO, Jan 9 – Suspected militants armed with knives wounded two Austrian tourists and a Swede at a hotel in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Hurghada on Friday evening, the interior ministry said. Security forces shot and killed at least one of the attackers after they stormed the beachside Bella

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India Air Base Attack Threatens Pakistan Talks

By Mukesh Gupta and Rupam Jain Nair PATHANKOT, India/NEW DELHI, Jan 4 – A rapprochement effort between India and Pakistan appeared to be in jeopardy on Monday, as Indian security forces battled for the third day to clear out militants who attacked one of its air bases and killed seven soldiers. The foreign secretaries of

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Attack on Iraqi Military Base Kills At Least 15

  BAGHDAD, Jan 3 – Attacks by five suicide bombers on an Iraqi military base north of Baghdad on Sunday killed at least 15 members of the security forces and wounded 22 others, security sources said. Two of the bombers detonated their vehicle-borne explosives at the western gate of Camp Speicher, a former U.S. base

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Gunmen Attack Indian Air Force Base Near Pakistan Border

By Douglas Busvine and Rupam Jain Nair NEW DELHI, Jan 2 – Four gunmen and two guards were killed when unidentified militants attacked an Indian Air Force base near the Pakistan border on Saturday in an apparent challenge to attempts to revive a dialogue between the nuclear-armed neighbors. Officials said the gunmen, wearing army fatigues,

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