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Iraqi officials say Baghdad bombing kills at least 23, wounds 45 others

Iraqi officials say Baghdad bombing kills at least 23, wounds 45 others

A suicide car bombing in Baghdad killed at least 23 people on Monday and wounded 45 others, according to Iraqi officials. The attack targeted a commercial area in Baghdad’s southwestern Amil neighborhood, police and hospital officials said. They spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to release information. No one claimed responsibility […]

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‘Child suicide bomber’ kills 20 in Cameroon bar blast

‘Child suicide bomber’ kills 20 in Cameroon bar blast

Jul 26, – The bomber blew herself up among Saturday night revellers in the popular bar, injuring at least 79 others, state TV reported. An earlier toll put the number of dead at 14. A suspected 12-year-old girl suicide bomber killed 20 people in an attack on a bar in Maroua in the far north […]

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In Sudan, poverty, heavy security grip under longtime leader

In Sudan, poverty, heavy security grip under longtime leader

Apr 16, – Sudan lost a third of its territory as South Sudan broke away. The country has been torn by internal wars and battered by international sanctions for alleged support of terrorism. Al-Bashir is the world’s first sitting president wanted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity. And poverty is a constant. […]

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U.S. Iraq air raids help Kurds and Shi’ites at expense of Sunnis

U.S. Iraq air raids help Kurds and Shi’ites at expense of Sunnis

Sep 09, – A small group of people pick through putrefying human remains laid out on plastic sheets by the side of a road in northern Iraq, searching for any trace of missing friends and relatives. Some had brought spades to help dig up the mass grave near Suleiman Beg after the town was retaken […]

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Iraq welcomes US plan for coalition against jihadists

Iraq welcomes US plan for coalition against jihadists

Sep 07, – US President Barack Obama outlined the plan at a NATO summit on Friday, calling for a broad coalition to defeat the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group which led an offensive that overran chunks of five Iraqi provinces in June and holds significant territory in neighbouring Syria. Iraq welcomed Obama’s plan for an […]

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India-Pakistan border fights disrupt village life

India-Pakistan border fights disrupt village life

Nov 10, – The 20-year-old Pakistani’s village, Dhamala, is just a few hundred meters (yards) from the barbed wire and watchtowers. He says he has approached three families in other towns with marriage proposals and all demurred. Clashes between nuclear-armed Pakistan and India are always unnerving, but for Tanveer Ahmed, the latest border flare-up is […]

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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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Philippines president vows to defend territory amid China Sea dispute

Philippines president vows to defend territory amid China Sea dispute

June12, MANILA, Philippines (AP) — He said in a speech marking the 115th anniversary of the country’s independence from Spain that the Philippines has not claimed territory that clearly belongs to another country but only asks that “our territory, rights and dignity be respected.” Philippine President Benigno Aquino III vowed Wednesday his country will not […]

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