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Suicide Bomber Kills 1 in NW Pakistan

Posted March 3rd, 2012 at 6:40 pm (UTC-5)
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A suicide bomber in northwestern Pakistan attacked the convoy of a senior politician Saturday, killing a policeman and wounding at least four others. Local authorities said the attacker approached the convoy of Aftab Khan Sherpao on foot and detonated his bomb near his vehicle. Sherpao, a former Pakistani interior minister, escaped unharmed. The French News […]

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Suicide Bomber Targets Party Chief

Posted March 3rd, 2012 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
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A suicide bomber in northwestern Pakistan attacked the convoy of a senior politician Saturday, killing a policeman and injuring a local lawmaker. Local authorities say the attacker approached the convoy of Aftab Khan Sherpao on foot and detonated his bomb near the vehicles. Sherpao, who heads a splinter group of the Pakistan People’s Party, was […]

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Suicide Bomber Targets Party Chief

Posted March 3rd, 2012 at 9:50 am (UTC-5)
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A suicide bomber in northwestern Pakistan attacked the convoy of a senior politician Saturday, killing a policeman and injuring a local lawmaker. Local authorities say the attacker approached the convoy of Aftab Khan Sherpao on foot and detonated his bomb near the vehicles. Sherpao, who heads a splinter group of the Pakistan People’s Party, was […]

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Blast Kills 3 in Nepal’s Capital

Posted February 27th, 2012 at 12:15 pm (UTC-5)
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A bomb has exploded outside the offices of Nepal’s state-run oil company, killing three people. Monday’s attack was the first blast in the capital, Kathmandu, since 2009. Police say a remote-control bomb was detonated in front of the Nepal Oil Corporation during lunchtime. Nepal’s Home Minister Bijaya Gachchedar said a little-known group calling itself United […]

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Suicide Attack Kills 19 at Iraqi Police Academy

Posted February 19th, 2012 at 12:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Iraqi security officials say a car bomb blast outside a police academy in Baghdad has killed at least 19 recruits and officers and wounded more than 26 in the deadliest attack for weeks in the capital. Police say a suicide bomber detonated his car as the recruits exited the compound’s security barriers in northeastern Baghdad […]

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Suicide Attack Kills 18 at Iraqi Police Academy

Posted February 19th, 2012 at 8:45 am (UTC-5)
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Iraqi security officials say a car bomb blast outside a police academy in Baghdad has killed at least 18 recruits and officers and wounded more than 26 in the deadliest attack for weeks in the capital. Police say a suicide bomber detonated his car as the recruits exited the compound’s security barriers in northeastern Baghdad […]

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Suicide Attack in Iraq Kills 15

Posted February 19th, 2012 at 6:50 am (UTC-5)
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Iraqi police say a suicide bomber has killed at least 15 people and wounded more than 20 others in an attack on a police academy in Baghdad. Security sources say the bomber blew himself up Sunday at the entrance to the academy. Hospital officials confirmed the casualties. The blast breaks a period of relative calm […]

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Thailand Searches for More Suspects in Bangkok Blasts

Posted February 17th, 2012 at 6:05 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities in Thailand are looking for at least two more suspects in connection with this week’s explosions in Bangkok that police say were part of an assassination plot targeting Israeli diplomats. Two Iranian men were arrested immediately after Tuesday’s bomb blasts in the Thai capital of Bangkok, which left four civilians injured. The third suspect […]

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Police: Iranian Man Blows Off Legs In Bangkok Blast

Posted February 14th, 2012 at 3:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Thai authorities say an Iranian man carrying a bomb blew off his own legs and wounded four other people in three successive blasts Tuesday in Bangkok. Government officials say the first blast went off at a house rented by the man in the central part of the Thai capital. It was shortly followed by the […]

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Police: Iranian Man Blows Off Legs In Bangkok Blast

Posted February 14th, 2012 at 3:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Thai authorities say an Iranian man carrying a bomb blew off his own legs and wounded four other people in three successive blasts Tuesday in Bangkok. Government officials say the first blast went off at a house rented by the man in the central part of the Thai capital. It was shortly followed by the […]

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