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Two Americans Wounded in Mexico Shooting

Posted August 25th, 2012 at 12:10 am (UTC-5)
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Mexico’s military says federal police have shot at a U.S. Embassy vehicle carrying two U.S. government employees south of Mexico City. The Americans were wounded. Mexican officials say police were pursuing suspected criminals, and mistook the vehicle carrying the Americans. The embassy car, with diplomatic plates, tried to get away. Shots were fired at the […]

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Two Americans Wounded in Mexico Attack

Posted August 24th, 2012 at 6:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Mexico’s military says federal police have shot at a vehicle carrying two U.S. government employees south of Mexico City. The two were wounded in the incident. Reports from Mexico quote officials as saying police were pursuing suspected criminals, and mistook the vehicle carrying the two Americans. The two were hospitalized with gunshot wounds. The Americans […]

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Reports: Two Americans Wounded in Mexico Attack

Posted August 24th, 2012 at 2:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Reports from Mexico say two U.S. government employees have been shot and wounded in an attack on their vehicle south of Mexico City. There are conflicting reports about the identity of the two, who were attacked on a highway leading from Mexico City to the city of Cuernavaca. The reports say the vehicle had diplomatic […]

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Militants Launch Deadly Assault on Pakistani Airbase

Posted August 16th, 2012 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Militants armed with automatic weapons and rocket-propelled grenades attacked a large air force base in northern Pakistan Thursday, setting off a fierce battle that ended with one soldier and nine militants dead. Pakistani officials say the pre-dawn assault at the Kamra base ended after a two-hour shootout that also wounded the base’s commander. One aircraft […]

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Militants Launch Deadly Assault on Pakistani Airbase

Posted August 16th, 2012 at 10:55 am (UTC-5)
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Militants armed with automatic weapons and rocket-propelled grenades attacked a large air force base in northern Pakistan Thursday, setting off a fierce battle that ended with one soldier and nine militants dead. Pakistani officials say the pre-dawn assault at the Kamra base ended after a two-hour shootout that also wounded the base’s commander. One aircraft […]

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Militants Launch Deadly Assault on Pakistani Airbase

Posted August 16th, 2012 at 7:35 am (UTC-5)
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The facility is home to the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex, which builds fighter jets. Also Thursday, authorities say suspected Sunni militants pulled at least 22 Shi’ites off buses in Pakistan’s northwestern Chitral region and shot and killed them. The buses were traveling from the the city of Rawalpindi to the northern city of Gilgit. ##

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Taliban Kills 1 in Pakistani Air Force Base Attack

Posted August 16th, 2012 at 5:10 am (UTC-5)
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Militants armed with automatic weapons and rocket-propelled grenades have attacked a large air force base in northwest Pakistan, setting off a fierce battle that ended with one soldier and nine militants dead. Pakistani officials say the base in Kamra is back under control after several hours of fighting Thursday that also wounded the base’s commander. […]

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Militants Kill 2 in Attack on Pakistani Air Force Base

Posted August 15th, 2012 at 11:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Pakistani officials say militants have killed two security personnel in an attack on an air force base in northwest Pakistan. Militants armed with guns and grenades attacked the base in Kamra, about 60 kilometers northwest of Islamabad, sparking a heavy battle with security forces early Thursday that lasted for several hours. Pakistan’s air force says […]

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Karzai Orders Probe into Wedding Blast

Posted July 14th, 2012 at 3:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai has ordered a probe into the suicide bombing at a wedding reception in a northern province, saying “the enemies of Afghanistan once again targeted innocent civilians.” At least 23 people were killed in the attack Saturday in Samangan province, including lawmaker Ahmad Khan Samangani and General Mohammad Khan, the provincial intelligence […]

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Karzai Orders Probe into Wedding Blast

Posted July 14th, 2012 at 12:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Afghanistan’s president has ordered a probe into the suicide bombing at a wedding reception in a northern province, saying “the enemies of Afghanistan once again targeted innocent civilians.” President Hamid Karzai said that among at least 23 people killed in the attack Saturday in Samangan province were lawmaker Ahmad Khan Samangani and General Mohammad Khan, […]

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