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US drone kills Pakistani Taliban leader

US drone kills Pakistani Taliban leader

Nov 02, – Mehsud, who was on U.S. most-wanted terrorist lists with a $5 million bounty, is believed to have been behind a deadly suicide attack at a CIA base in Afghanistan, a failed car bombing in New York’s Times Square and other brazen assaults in Pakistan that killed thousands of civilians and security forces. […]

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Bombing at mosque kills Afghan governor

Bombing at mosque kills Afghan governor

Oct 15, – The explosion at the main mosque in the provincial capital of Puli Alam killed Governor Arsallah Jamal and wounded 15 people — five of them critically, said the governor’s spokesman, Din Mohammad Darwesh. A bomb planted inside a mosque killed the governor of Afghanistan’s eastern Logar province as he was delivering a […]

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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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Car bomb kills 37 in northwest Pakistan

Car bomb kills 37 in northwest Pakistan

Sep 29, – The latest explosion appeared to have been a bomb planted in a parked car and detonated by remote control, said police officer Zahid Khan. It went off in a crowded market that is the city’s oldest bazaar near a mosque and a police station, officials said. A car bomb exploded on a […]

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Intense clashes rage overnight lebanon; 12 soldiers dead

Intense clashes rage overnight lebanon; 12 soldiers dead

June 24, BEIRUT (AP) — The Lebanese news agency says military forces battling followers of a hard-line Sunni cleric are closing in the mosque where they are taking cover in a southern coastal city. It says the fighting brought the death toll to 12 soldiers. The clashes in Sidon are one of the most intense […]

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Police arrest 10th suspect in British soldier’s slaying case

Police arrest 10th suspect in British soldier’s slaying case

LONDON (AP) — The 50-year-old man was detained in Welling, east of London, on suspicion of conspiring to murder 25-year-old soldier Lee Rigby, Scotland Yard said. Police didn’t provide further details about the suspect’s identity. Police on Monday arrested a 10th suspect in connection with the vicious killing of an off-duty British soldier on a […]

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11th century Minaret of famed mosque in Syria destroyed

11th century Minaret of famed mosque in Syria destroyed

Bapril 25, BEIRUT (AP) — President Bashar Assad’s government and the rebels trying to overthrow him traded blame over the destruction to the Umayyad Mosque, a UNESCO world heritage site and centerpiece of Aleppo’s walled Old City. The 11th-century minaret of a famed mosque that towered over the narrow stone alleyways of Aleppo’s old quarter […]

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