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Turkey kills 27 Kurdish militants as southeast violence escalates

Turkey kills 27 Kurdish militants as southeast violence escalates

Sep 03, – Turkey’s southeast has been scorched by waves of fighting following the collapse last year of a 2-1/2-year ceasefire between state and the outlawed PKK. Turkey’s military killed 27 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in the largely Kurdish southeast on Friday, the armed forces said in a statement, in a day of violence […]

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Blast wounds 13 in Pakistan’s Quetta after huge suicide attack

Blast wounds 13 in Pakistan’s Quetta after huge suicide attack

Aug 11, – Home Minister Safaraz Bugti said the homemade bomb targeted police personnel escorting a judge, who was not hurt in the attack, in the frontier city. A roadside bomb hit a Pakistani security vehicle and wounded 13 people on Thursday in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta, days after a suicide bombing at […]

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Suicide attack in Afghanistan kills 4 people

Suicide attack in Afghanistan kills 4 people

Oct 09. – Police spokesman for southern Helmand province, Shamem Noorzai, says Wednesday’s attack took place in the Gareshk district. He says the bomber targeted a police patrol and blew up his car next to a police vehicle in a crowded area of the town of Gareshk. A security official says a suicide car bombing […]

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Wave of bomb blasts rock Iraqi capital, killing 30

Wave of bomb blasts rock Iraqi capital, killing 30

Oct 07, –   Attacks on anti-Qaida fighters earlier in the day claimed another five lives. The attacks are the latest in a surge of bloodshed that has roiled Iraq for months, heightening worries that the country is returning to the widespread sectarian killing that marked the years following the 2003 U.S.-led invasion. A wave […]

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Iraq officials say suicide attack kills 16

Iraq officials say suicide attack kills 16

Sep 22, – Iraqi authorities say a suicide attacker killed 16 people and wounded 35 others at a Sunni funeral in Baghdad. Police officials said the Sunday evening attack took place when a suicide bomber detonated his explosive belt inside a tent where a Sunni funeral was being held in Baghdad’s southern neighborhood of Dora. […]

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Communist rebels ambush convoy of Philippine elite police, kill 7

Communist rebels ambush convoy of Philippine elite police, kill 7

May 27, MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The members of the elite police Special Action Force were en route to a hospital for a regular medical test when the rebels, hiding in the bush along the road, detonated the explosive device and sprayed the vehicle with gunfire, said the regional police director, Chief Superintendent Rodrigo de […]

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Seven NATO troops killed in bloody Afghan attacks

Seven NATO troops killed in bloody Afghan attacks

May 5, AP – “Two International Security Assistance Force service members were killed when an Afghan National Army soldier turned his weapon against International Security Assistance Force troops in western Afghanistan today,” the ISAF said in a statement. An Afghan army soldier has killed two international service members in Afghanistan. Earlier in the day, five […]

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NATO: roadside bomb kills 5 troops in southern Afghanistan

NATO: roadside bomb kills 5 troops in southern Afghanistan

May 4, AP – NATO says five members of the U.S.-led international military coalition have been killed by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan — the first foreign troops killed this month around the country. In a statement, NATO said the five were killed on Saturday. It provided no other details, or the nationalities of […]

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