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The Latest- Attack targets Russian embassy in Syria

The Latest- Attack targets Russian embassy in Syria

The Latest on the conflict in Syria, and the Russia-Turkey-brokered cease-fire agreement. Russia’s foreign ministry says a mortar round has exploded inside the Russian embassy compound in the Syrian capital Damascus. Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said in a statement Thursday that the mortar fired from a rebel-controlled suburb of Damascus fell near the entrance of […]

December 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
Suicide bomber kills seven employees of Afghan TV channel

Suicide bomber kills seven employees of Afghan TV channel

Jan 20, – At least 25 other people were wounded in the bombing near the Russian embassy in downtown Kabul, marking the first major attack on an Afghan media organisation since the Taliban were ousted from power in 2001. Seven employees of popular Afghan TV channel TOLO were killed Wednesday when a suicide car bomber […]

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Car bomb hits Swedish, Finnish consulates in Libya

Car bomb hits Swedish, Finnish consulates in Libya

Oct 11, –  The blast reflected the deep insecurity in the North African nation, where multiple armed militias run rampant – many of them dominated by Islamic militants and the central government is too weak to rein them in. A car bomb exploded outside a building housing the Swedish and Finnish consulates in the eastern […]

October 11, 2013 | By | Reply More
Syria: Mortar round lands in Russian Embassy

Syria: Mortar round lands in Russian Embassy

Sep 22, –  A mortar round landed in the Russian Embassy compound in Damascus on Sunday, Syria’s state news agency said. There was no immediate report of casualties. Quoting an unidentified “source” at the embassy, SANA said “business is usual” at the diplomatic mission following the mid-afternoon attack. An activist group, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory […]

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