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Bombs Explode in Afghan Capital

Posted May 1st, 2012 at 11:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Afghan police say a car bomb has exploded in the capital, Kabul, just hours after U.S. President Barack Obama left the city following an unannounced visit. Kabul’s police chief said Wednesday’s car bombing hit Jalalabad road, the main road to the east of the capital. The area hosts several U.S. military bases and housing compounds. […]

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Bomb Targeting Troops Kills 2 in Civilians in Pakistan

Posted May 1st, 2012 at 8:40 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities say a roadside bomb targeting paramilitary troops has killed two civilians in southwestern Pakistan. Tuesday’s blast in Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan province, took place as a Frontier Corps traveled on Saryab Road. At least 12 people were wounded in the attack. No one has claimed responsibility for the bombing. Baluchistan is home to […]

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7 Dead in Nigeria Explosions

Posted April 26th, 2012 at 3:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Officials say the bombing of a newspaper office in Nigeria’s capital has killed three people, while another blast near the same publication’s office in the northern city of Kaduna has killed four others. Officials say the first explosion Thursday went off at the Abuja office of This Day, one of Nigeria’s most prominent national papers. […]

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7 Dead in Nigerian Explosions

Posted April 26th, 2012 at 1:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Officials say the bombing of a newspaper office in Nigeria’s capital has killed three people, while another blast near the same publication’s office in the northern city of Kaduna has killed four others. Officials say the first explosion Thursday went off at the Abuja office of This Day, one of Nigeria’s most prominent national papers. […]

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6 Dead in Nigerian Explosions

Posted April 26th, 2012 at 10:30 am (UTC-5)
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Officials say the bombing of a newspaper office in Nigeria’s capital has killed three people, while another blast near the same publication’s office in the northern city of Kaduna has killed at least three others. Officials say the first explosion Thursday went off at the Abuja office of This Day, one of Nigeria’s most prominent […]

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6 Dead in Nigerian Explosions

Posted April 26th, 2012 at 8:20 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, say a bombing at a newspaper office has killed three people, while another blast hit a market near the same publication’s office in the northern city of Kaduna. Officials say the first explosion Thursday went off at the Abuja office of This Day, one of Nigeria’s most prominent papers. A […]

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Explosion Rocks Newspaper Headquarters in Nigerian Capital

Posted April 26th, 2012 at 7:25 am (UTC-5)
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Witnesses say a bomb has exploded at a newspaper headquarters in the Nigerian capital, Abuja. The explosion Thursday went off at the headquarters of This Day, one of the country’s most prominent papers. A resident of the neighborhood told VOA the explosion shook his house at around 11 o’clock in the morning local time. He […]

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Bomb Blast Kills Three in Eastern Pakistan

Posted April 24th, 2012 at 11:50 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistani police say a bomb blast at a railway station in the eastern city of Lahore has killed at least three people and injured 20 others. Several of the wounded were hospitalized in critical condition. Officials say the bomb exploded Tuesday outside a waiting room at the city’s main station. A senior police official told […]

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New Blast Hits Egyptian Gas Pipeline

Posted April 8th, 2012 at 10:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Egyptian security officials say an explosion hit a gas pipeline supplying gas to Israel and Jordan. The officials say the blast early Monday occurred near the northern coastal town of Al-Arish in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. It was the 14th such attack on the pipeline since 2011, when the uprising against President Hosni Mubarak began. The […]

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Apparent Bomb Kills Ethnic Albanian in Kosovo

Posted April 8th, 2012 at 5:35 pm (UTC-5)
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An apparent bomb planted outside an apartment window killed an ethnic Albanian man and wounded two of his children Sunday in the ethnically-tense Kosovo city of Mitrovica. Police are investigating the incident, but Kosovo authorities are already calling it an act of terrorism The top European Union official in Kosovo urged people to stay calm, […]

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