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Taliban bombing kills at least 21 in northern Afghanistan

Taliban bombing kills at least 21 in northern Afghanistan

Aug 09, – The Afghan interior ministry said all those killed Saturday evening in the Khanabad district of Kunduz province were civilians, although local officials called them anti-Taliban militiamen. A Taliban attack killed at least 21 people in northern Afghanistan, officials said Sunday, after a wave of lethal bombings in the capital as the insurgency […]

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U.N. envoy says invited Syria opposition fighters to Geneva talks

U.N. envoy says invited Syria opposition fighters to Geneva talks

Apr 05, – “A category of commanders has been invited, and I will not go beyond that,” he said. U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura has invited the leaders of opposition armed factions to consultations that he launched in Geneva on Tuesday, he told a news conference. He also said the rise of the Islamic […]

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Bangladesh sentences 152 to death for 2009 mutiny

Bangladesh sentences 152 to death for 2009 mutiny

Nov 05, – The sentences followed a mass trial involving 846 defendants — a process criticized by a human rights group who said it was not credible and that at least 47 suspects died in custody. The border guards, known at the time of the mutiny as the Bangladesh Rifles, say they revolted over demands […]

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