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Bangladesh Factory Fire Kills More Than 100

Posted November 25th, 2012 at 9:35 am (UTC-5)
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Rescuers are working in Bangladesh to recover the bodies of victims in a garment factory fire that killed at least 109 people, mostly women. Authorities say the blaze broke out on the ground floor of a multi-story building Saturday night in a factory outside the capital, Dhaka. Firefighters fought the blaze for several hours, while […]

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5 Killed, 70 Wounded in Pakistan Shi’ite Procession

Posted November 25th, 2012 at 5:50 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in northwestern Pakistan say a bomb blast near a Shi’ite religious procession has killed at least five people. Authorities say about 70 people were wounded in the explosion Sunday in Dera Ismail Khan, where an explosion Saturday also targeted Shi’ites. Seven people, including three children, were killed in Saturday’s blast. Police say the bomb […]

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2 Killed in Pakistan Shi’ite Procession

Posted November 25th, 2012 at 3:25 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in northwestern Pakistan say a bomb blast near a Shi’ite religious procession has killed at least two people. Authorities say about three dozen people were wounded in the explosion Sunday in Dera Ismail Khan, where an explosion Saturday also targeted Shi’ites. Seven people, including three children, were killed in Saturday’s blast. There has been […]

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2 Killed in Pakistan Shi’ite Procession

Posted November 25th, 2012 at 3:00 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in northwestern Pakistan say a bomb blast near a Shi’ite religious procession has killed at least two people. Authorities say several people were wounded in the explosion Sunday in Dera Ismail Khan, the site of an explosion Saturday that also targeted Shi’ites. Seven people, including three children, were killed in Saturday’s blast. There has […]

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100 Killed in Bangladesh Factory Fire

Posted November 25th, 2012 at 2:45 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in Bangladesh say a fire at a garment factory has killed at least 100 people, mostly women. Authorities say the death toll could rise. Rescue workers found the bodies early Sunday. Authorities say the blaze broke out on the ground floor of the nine-story building Saturday night in the Tazreen Fashions factory outside the […]

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100 Killed in Bangladesh Factory Fire

Posted November 25th, 2012 at 2:15 am (UTC-5)
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Bangladesh officials say a fire at a garment factory has killed at least 100 people. Rescue workers found the bodies early Sunday. Authorities say the blaze broke out Saturday night in the Tazreen Fashions factory outside Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. Various reports say many workers were trapped on upper floors of the multi-story building. […]

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100 Killed in Bangladesh Factory Fire

Posted November 25th, 2012 at 12:25 am (UTC-5)
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Bangladesh officials say a fire at a garment factory has killed at least 100 people. Rescue workers found the bodies early Sunday. Authorities say the blaze broke out Saturday night in the Tazreen Fashions factory outside Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. Some reports say many workers were trapped on upper floors of the building, and […]

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7 Killed in Pakistan Shi’ite Procession

Posted November 24th, 2012 at 11:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Pakistani officials say a roadside bomb blast near a Shi’ite religious procession has killed at least seven people, including three children. Authorities say 30 people were wounded in the attack Saturday in the northwestern city of Dera Ismail Khan. The Pakistani Taliban often carries out such attacks. Saturday’s attack came as minority Shi’ites observed the […]

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7 Killed in Pakistan Shi’ite Procession

Posted November 24th, 2012 at 12:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Pakistani officials say a roadside bomb blast near a minority Shi’ite religious procession has killed at least seven people, including three children. Authorities say 30 people were wounded in the attack Saturday in the northwestern city of Dera Ismail Khan. The Pakistani Taliban often carries out such attacks. The attack came as Shi’ites are observing […]

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Shi’ite Muslims Mark Ashura in Afghanistan

Posted November 24th, 2012 at 11:30 am (UTC-5)
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Shi’ites gathered Saturday in the Afghan capital, Kabul, to mark Ashura — the holiest day on the Shi’ite Muslim calendar. Crowds of men whipped their backs to commemorate the seventh-century death of Imam Hussein, the Prophet Muhammad’s grandson. One of the Ashura mourners said Imam Hussein is being honored for sacrificing his life for all […]

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