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Qatar: Blast kills 12 and injures at least 30 in Doha

Qatar: Blast kills 12 and injures at least 30 in Doha

Feb 27, Doha – An explosion at a restaurant in the Qatari capital Doha has killed 12 people and injured at least 30, according to officials. Initial indications suggested a burst natural gas tank on top of a Turkish restaurant was to blame. It happened shortly after 10:00 (7:00 GMT), near a petrol station and […]

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Taliban attacks in southern Afghanistan kill at least 18

Taliban attacks in southern Afghanistan kill at least 18

Aug 31, – KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — A suicide bomber detonated his explosives near a police checkpoint and a bank in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, one of two attacks in the heartland of the insurgency that killed 18 people over 24 hours. Separately, a NATO service member was killed by insurgents in the country’s east, according […]

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Myanmar ‘failed to protect’ UN rights envoy

Myanmar ‘failed to protect’ UN rights envoy

Aug 21, – The UN human rights envoy to Burma has accused the country’s government of failing to protect him when his convoy came under attack this week. Tomas Ojea Quintan said this happened during his visit to the central town of Meiktila, the scene of recent deadly clashes between Buddhists and Muslims. He said […]

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Indian troops shelling across LOC kills Pakistan army’s captain

Indian troops shelling across LOC kills Pakistan army’s captain

Aug 21, ISLAMABAD — The Pakistani military accused Indian troops on Wednesday of shelling across the disputed Kashmir border and killing an army captain, the latest in a series of alleged attacks over the past two weeks that have sparked tension between the nuclear-armed rivals. The violence along the border threatens to derail an expressed […]

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149 dead across Egypt as police storm protest camps

149 dead across Egypt as police storm protest camps

Aug 14, CAIRO — Riot police backed by armored vehicles, bulldozers and helicopters Wednesday swept away two encampments of supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, sparking running street battles elsewhere in Cairo and other Egyptian cities. At least 149 people were killed nationwide, many of them in the crackdown on the protest sites. Vice President […]

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China’s Gansu hit by powerful earthquakes

China’s Gansu hit by powerful earthquakes

July 22, BEIJING — The quake near the city of Dingxi in Gansu province toppled brick walls and telephone lines, shattered mud-and-tile-roofed houses and sent cascades of dirt and rock down hillsides that blocked roads and slowed rescue efforts by crews trying to reach remote areas. A strong earthquake that shook an arid, hilly farming […]

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