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China power station explosion ‘kills at least 21’

China power station explosion ‘kills at least 21’

Aug  11, – The blast, which Xinhua said happened in a high-pressure steam pipeline, came a day before the first anniversary of giant explosions that killed at least 165 people in the northern port city of Tianjin. A pipeline explosion at a power station in China killed at least 21 people and injured five more […]

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Blast wounds 13 in Pakistan’s Quetta after huge suicide attack

Blast wounds 13 in Pakistan’s Quetta after huge suicide attack

Aug 11, – Home Minister Safaraz Bugti said the homemade bomb targeted police personnel escorting a judge, who was not hurt in the attack, in the frontier city. A roadside bomb hit a Pakistani security vehicle and wounded 13 people on Thursday in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta, days after a suicide bombing at […]

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U.S. says 300 Islamic State fighters killed in Afghan operation

U.S. says 300 Islamic State fighters killed in Afghan operation

Aug  10, – General John Nicholson said the offensive in the eastern province of Nangarhar was part of U.S. operations to degrade the capabilities of Islamic State wherever it raised its head, whether in Iraq and Syria or in Afghanistan. Afghan forces, backed by the United States, have killed an estimated 300 Islamic State fighters […]

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Grief, anger after 74 Pakistanis killed in hospital bomb

Grief, anger after 74 Pakistanis killed in hospital bomb

Aug 10, – Monday’s suicide bombing, which struck grief-stricken colleagues crowding around the body of the slain head of the provincial bar association, was the deadliest jihadist attack in Pakistan this year. Pakistani mourners flocked to funerals on Tuesday for 74 victims, most of them lawyers, of the bombing of a hospital in the southwestern […]

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Mexico hunts for missing after landslides kill 45

Mexico hunts for missing after landslides kill 45

Aug 09, – Trudging through mud that was sometimes up to their knees, emergency teams used sniffer dogs to find more bodies in the rubble and worked to dig damaged homes out of the muck. Hundreds of soldiers and rescue workers searched for the missing Monday after the remnants of Tropical Storm Earl triggered landslides […]

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Suicide bomber kills at least 70 at Pakistan hospital, IS claims responsibility

Suicide bomber kills at least 70 at Pakistan hospital, IS claims responsibility

Aug 09, – The bomber struck as a crowd of mostly lawyers and journalists crammed into the emergency department to accompany the body of a prominent lawyer who had been shot and killed in the city earlier in the day, Faridullah, a reporter who was among the wounded, told Reuters. A suicide bomber in Pakistan […]

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53 killed in bomb attack at hospital in Pakistan

53 killed in bomb attack at hospital in Pakistan

Aug 08, – The blast took place shortly after the body of a prominent lawyer killed in a shooting attack earlier in the day was brought to the hospital, said senior police official Zahoor Ahmed Afridi, though it was unclear if the two events were in any way connected. A powerful bomb went off on […]

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40 killed by mudslides in Mexico

40 killed by mudslides in Mexico

Aug 08, – On the other side of Mexico, authorities prepared as newly formed Tropical Storm Javier churned over the Pacific toward the resort-dotted southern end of the Baja California Peninsula. Forecasters said it would close in on that area early Tuesday as a hurricane. Mountain communities in two Mexican states are recovering from weekend […]

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At least 20 dead as storms hit Macedonia capital- police

At least 20 dead as storms hit Macedonia capital- police

Aug  07, –  The freak weather included winds blowing at more than 70 kilometres (43 miles) an hour and resulted in flash floods and landslides, with cars swept away by the violent torrents. Fierce storms packing strong winds and torrential rains overnight killed at least 20 people in Macedonia’s capital of Skopje, the health minister […]

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Police in Spain arrest 7 in child pornography case

Police in Spain arrest 7 in child pornography case

Aug  06, –  Police were alerted by a company that specializes in the recovery of data from damaged computers, which had found images of sexually abused children on a client’s hard disc. Police said the disc contained over 27,500 illegal images of 478 victims along with videogames that simulated the sexual abuse of children. Spanish […]

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