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Bomb attacks, cross-border fire kill 13 in southeast Turkey- sources

Bomb attacks, cross-border fire kill 13 in southeast Turkey- sources

Aug 11, – A PKK commander had warned at the weekend of fresh attacks, saying police “will not be able to live as comfortably as they did in the past in cities.” Bomb blasts in two cities in southeast Turkey killed nine civilians and wounded dozens on Wednesday, security sources said, and blamed the Kurdistan […]

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Bombs kill 29 as Nigerian leader says US hampering fight

Bombs kill 29 as Nigerian leader says US hampering fight

Jul 23, – Nigeria’s National Emergency Management Agency called Thursday for urgent blood donations to treat 105 wounded people, according to spokesman Sani Datti who said at least 29 bodies have been recovered. Bomb blasts at two bustling bus stations killed 29 people and wounded 105, officials said Thursday after Nigeria’s new president warned that […]

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Wave of bomb blasts rock Iraqi capital, killing 30

Wave of bomb blasts rock Iraqi capital, killing 30

Oct 07, –   Attacks on anti-Qaida fighters earlier in the day claimed another five lives. The attacks are the latest in a surge of bloodshed that has roiled Iraq for months, heightening worries that the country is returning to the widespread sectarian killing that marked the years following the 2003 U.S.-led invasion. A wave […]

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Gunmen captured hospital complex in southwestern Pakistan

Gunmen captured hospital complex in southwestern Pakistan

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Armed men captured different sections of the hospital complex and were positioned on rooftops, said the head of police operations in Quetta, Fayaz Sumbal. Frontier Corps troops, and police commandos have been called in, and security officials were trying to clear the hospital as quickly as possible, Sumbal said. Gunmen have […]

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Bomb blasts, gunfire targets United Nations office in Afghan capital

Bomb blasts, gunfire targets United Nations office in Afghan capital

May 25, AP – At least two large explosions shook Kabul’s downtown district of Borj-e Sharahah at about 4 p.m. local time on Friday. At least two large blasts have been heard in the center of the Afghan capital, Kabul, apparently targeting a United Nations office. Gunfire was heard after the explosions, with the Taliban claiming […]

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