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Burmese State Media: Dozens of Rebels Dead in Clashes in Kachin State

Posted May 4th, 2012 at 1:30 am (UTC-5)
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Burmese state media said Friday that heavy fighting in northern Kachin state has killed 29 ethnic rebels and two government troops during the past week. The government-owned New Light of Myanmar said the clashes began on April 27 when government troops responded to an attack on a military post by members of the Kachin Independence […]

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11 Killed in Suicide Attack in Pakistan

Posted May 4th, 2012 at 1:10 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in northwestern Pakistan say a suicide bomber has attacked a police checkpoint, killing at least 11 people, including four policemen. Authorities say the attack happened Friday in Khar, the main town of the Bajaur tribal district, along the Afghan border. Officials say no group has claimed responsibility for the attack, but the Pakistani Taliban […]

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