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Taliban gunmen kill 17 in attack on Pakistan air force base

Taliban gunmen kill 17 in attack on Pakistan air force base

Sep 18, – The assault shows the Taliban retain the capability to mount devastating attacks despite a military campaign and tougher government measures against them following the massacre of more than 150 people at an army-run school last December. Taliban gunmen stormed a Pakistani air force base early on Friday, killing at least 17 people, […]

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Syria refugees scramble to prepare for Lebanon winter

Syria refugees scramble to prepare for Lebanon winter

Nov 22, – The United Nations refugee agency and a string of partner groups are trying hard to provide help. In Lebanon’s Bekaa valley, the sun is still shining. But soon temperatures will dip and snow will blanket fields that house hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees. Their shelters are little more than wooden frames […]

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Pakistani Christians protest deadly church bombing

Pakistani Christians protest deadly church bombing

Sep 23, – Angry Pakistani Christians on Monday denounced the deadliest attack ever in this country against members of their faith as the death toll from the church bombings climbed overnight to 81. A pair of suicide bombers blew themselves up amid hundreds of worshippers outside a historic church in northwestern Pakistan. The attack on […]

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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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Taliban rickshaw bomb kills 11 policemen in Pakistan

Taliban rickshaw bomb kills 11 policemen in Pakistan

May 23, QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — The bombing on the outskirts of Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan province, came the same day as fighting in the restive northwest left 4 soldiers dead. Police claimed 20 militants also died in those clashes. A large bomb hidden by the Taliban in a rickshaw exploded as a police […]

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