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Man Stabs 22 Children at Chinese Elementary School

Posted December 14th, 2012 at 6:25 am (UTC-5)
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Chinese state media say a man stabbed 22 children and an adult at an elementary school in central China on Friday. The official Xinhua news agency says the knife-wielding man attacked the children outside a school in Chenpeng village in Henan province. It said the children, whose ages are not known, suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Police […]

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South Korea Marks Yeongpyeong Anniversary

Posted November 23rd, 2012 at 5:20 am (UTC-5)
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South Korea marked the second anniversary Friday of a deadly attack on a front-line island by North Korea. The November 23, 2010 shelling of Yeonpyeong island killed two South Korean marines and two civilians. In a condolence ceremony at the War Memorial in Seoul, South Korean Prime Minister Kim Hwang-sik called the attack the worst […]

Grenade Blast Causes Casualties at Kenyan Church

Posted November 4th, 2012 at 10:40 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in eastern Kenya say a grenade attack on a church Sunday killed one person and wounded 13 others, some seriously. The attack in the town of Garissa took place at a church inside a police compound. Authorities say one policeman died after the attack. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. Kenyan authorities are […]

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Grenade Wounds Several at Kenyan Church

Posted November 4th, 2012 at 6:05 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in eastern Kenya say a grenade attack on a church Sunday has wounded at least eight people, some seriously. The pastor of the Church in the town of Garissa is reported to be among the victims, along with several police officers. The attack took place at a church inside a police compound. There has […]

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Tunisian Man Held In Connection With Attack On US Embassy In Libya

Posted October 24th, 2012 at 3:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Tunisia’s government says it has arrested one of its nationals believed to be linked to the September-11 attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya. Interior Ministry spokesman Tarrouch Khaled said Wednesday that 28-year-old Ali Harzi was in custody in Tunis. He gave no other details. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans died in the […]

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Gunmen Launch Deadly Attack on Kashmir Hotel

Posted October 19th, 2012 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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Gunmen have killed one person and wounded two others in an attack at a popular hotel in Indian-controlled Kashmir. Security forces say the suspected militants opened fire Friday in front of the hotel in Kashmir’s main city, Srinagar, before they entered the building and continued shooting. A hotel bellboy was killed. Police say a search […]

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Suicide Blast Wounds 11 at NATO-Afghan Base

Posted October 17th, 2012 at 9:05 am (UTC-5)
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A suicide bomber has blown up his vehicle near a NATO-Afghan army base in eastern Afghanistan, wounding at least 11 Afghan soldiers, as well as several international troops and civilians. Paktiya provincial officials said the explosion in the Zurmat district was large, but did not kill anyone. The bomber detonated his explosives near the base’s […]

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Blast at Afghan Base Injures 10

Posted October 17th, 2012 at 5:05 am (UTC-5)
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A suicide bomber has blown up his vehicle near a NATO-Afghan army base in eastern Afghanistan, wounding at least 11 Afghan soldiers and several civilians. Paktiya provincial officials said the explosion in the Zurmat district was large, but did not kill anyone. It detonated at the gate of the base, shattering windows and damaging buildings. […]

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Blast at NATO-Afghan Army Base

Posted October 17th, 2012 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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A suicide bomber has blown up his vehicle near a NATO-Afghan army base in eastern Afghanistan, wounding 45 Afghan soldiers and at least seven civilians. Paktiya provincial officials said the explosion in the Zurmat district was large, but did not kill anyone. It detonated at the gate of the base, shattering windows and damaging buildings. […]

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Blast at Afghan Base Injures 10

Posted October 17th, 2012 at 3:10 am (UTC-5)
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A suicide bomber has blown up his vehicle near a NATO-Afghan army base in eastern Afghanistan, injuring at least 10 Afghan soldiers. Paktiya provincial officials said the explosion was large, but did not kill anyone. It detonated at the gate of the base, shattering windows and damaging buildings. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.

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