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Bombs kill at least 12, wound dozens at Pakistan court

Bombs kill at least 12, wound dozens at Pakistan court

Sep 02, – Both attacks were claimed by Jamaat-ur-Ahrar, a breakaway Pakistani Taliban faction believed to be behind some of the past year’s deadliest attacks, including last month’s bombing of lawyers in the city of Quetta that killed 74 people. Two bombs killed at least 12 people and wounded dozens outside a court complex in […]

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Suspect only death in attack on Dallas police building

Suspect only death in attack on Dallas police building

Jun 14, – Chief David Brown said the suspect told authorities he was James Boulware and blamed police for having lost custody of his son and for “accusing him of being a terrorist.” But authorities declined to officially identify the man until a medical examiner verified it. A man who authorities say opened fire outside […]

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U.S. authorities investigate suspected threat against Obama-reports

U.S. authorities investigate suspected threat against Obama-reports

Aug 30, – The U.S. Secret Service, which is responsible for presidential security, issued a statement saying, “Information has been received by law enforcement regarding a potentially suspicious person and vehicle. We are working with our local law enforcement partners to determine the validity of the information provided.” Authorities in Connecticut on Friday were investigating […]

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Muslim victims say Myanmar police aided attackers

Muslim victims say Myanmar police aided attackers

Oct 06, – Even as the president came to western Myanmar to urge an end to sectarian violence, security forces could not prevent Buddhist mobs from torching the homes of minority Muslims or hacking them to death, at times, unwittingly, even encouraging them. That has raised questions about the government’s ability to quench a virulent […]

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UN Women calls for urgent action against gender-related killings

UN Women calls for urgent action against gender-related killings

Statement by Lakshmi Puri, Acting Head of UN Women and Assistant Secretary-General May 20, – Recent historic global agreements coupled with ground-breaking work on the elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women are setting the stage to address gender-related killings, also known as femicides or feminicides. These crimes are different than homicide […]

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Boston chief wasn’t told FBI got Tsarnaev warning

Boston chief wasn’t told FBI got Tsarnaev warning

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI agents did not tell Boston police they had receiving warnings from Russia’s government in 2011 about suspected bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev and had performed a cursory investigation, Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis told Congress Thursday, in the first hearing into last month’s terror attack on the Boston Marathon. Davis said that none […]

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