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Taliban bombers hit Afghanistan Wardak intelligence HQ

Taliban bombers hit Afghanistan Wardak intelligence HQ

Sep 08, – At least four Afghan intelligence staff have been killed after suicide bombers attacked offices of the provincial intelligence department in Wardak. Five suicide bombers were shot dead in the series of co-ordinated attacks, an hour away from the capital Kabul. More than 100 people – mostly civilians – were injured, police said. […]

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Kerry meets Arab leaders to seek Syria strike support

Kerry meets Arab leaders to seek Syria strike support

Sep 08, – US Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting Arab League leaders in Paris as part of a European tour to gather support for intervention in Syria. Earlier Mr Kerry said the number of nations prepared to take military action was now in “double digits”, but the list has not been made public. […]

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Syrian regime shelling near Damascus kills 16

Syrian regime shelling near Damascus kills 16

Sep 07, BEIRUT — Heavy government shelling of rebel positions near the Syrian capital killed 16 people on Saturday, activists said, as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry lobbied European allies to back Washington’s proposed military action against the ruling regime. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the mortar and artillery fire on […]

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Police: 15 die after blasts hit Somalia restaurant

Police: 15 die after blasts hit Somalia restaurant

Sep 07, MOGADISHU, Somalia — Somali militants attacked a restaurant near Mogadishu’s seat of government for the second time in less than a year on Saturday, detonating two large blasts that killed at least 15 people and wounded nearly two dozen, an official said. The force of the blasts appeared to tear much of the […]

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Car bomb hits Damascus research center, 4 killed

Car bomb hits Damascus research center, 4 killed

Sep 07, – Four people were killed and six wounded in a car bomb attack in western Damascus on Thursday, state news agency SANA reported. Meanwhile, a watchdog reported that women and children were among 11 people killed in regime air raids and artillery fire on the town of Taftanaz, in the northwestern province of […]

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Arab Uprising: Saudi rulers fear Egypt’s fate

Arab Uprising: Saudi rulers fear Egypt’s fate

Aug 25, – The royal family in Saudi Arabia is anxiously watching Egypt, as clashes between the Muslim Brotherhood and the country’s military continue. The conflict underscores that religion and revolution can go hand in hand. It is unlikely that there will be a revolution in Saudi Arabia anytime soon, at least according to many […]

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Last of 5 suspects in Mumbai gang rape arrested

Last of 5 suspects in Mumbai gang rape arrested

Aug 25, NEW DELHI — Police on Sunday arrested the last of five men wanted in the gang rape of a photojournalist in Mumbai, and said charges would be filed soon in a case that has incensed the public and fueled debate over whether women can be safe in India. The victim, a 22-year-old Indian […]

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Study: Plastic Surgery Boosts Youthfulness, Not Attractiveness

Study: Plastic Surgery Boosts Youthfulness, Not Attractiveness

Aug 01, – For this small study, 50 strangers were asked to guess the age and subjectively rank the attractiveness of 49 patients after viewing photos of them either before or after facial plastic surgery. Facial plastic surgery may turn back the hands of time, but new research suggests it may not, alas, boost attractiveness. […]

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Water-Safety Essentials for Parents

Water-Safety Essentials for Parents

July 29, – On a hot summer day, pools, lakes and beaches beckon children and teens. But adults need to make sure youngsters are safe when they’re playing in and around water, experts say. “Children can drown in even the smallest body of water, including toilets, decorative fountains, portable pools, buckets and bath tubs,” Dr. […]

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Al-Qaida claims deadly raids on Iraq prisons, says 500 inmates freed

Al-Qaida claims deadly raids on Iraq prisons, says 500 inmates freed

July 23, BAGHDAD — Al-Qaida’s branch in Iraq claimed responsibility Tuesday for audacious raids on two high-security prisons on the outskirts of Baghdad this week that killed dozens and set free hundreds of inmates, including some of its followers. The statement issued in the name of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, the […]

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