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Police: Iranian Man Blows Off Legs In Bangkok Blast

Posted February 14th, 2012 at 9:35 am (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 9:15 am (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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Karzai: Car Bombing Kills 9, Wounds 19 in S. Afghanistan

Posted February 5th, 2012 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai has strongly condemned a deadly car bombing that happened Sunday outside a police headquarters in southern Afghanistan. According to the president’s official Facebook page, a vehicle filled with explosives killed nine people and wounded another 19 at the police station in Kandahar city. Previous reports quoted Afghan officials as saying the […]

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Roadside Blast Kills 14 in Syria

Posted January 21st, 2012 at 11:10 am (UTC-5)
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Syrian state media and activists says at least 14 people have been killed in a roadside bomb blast in the northwestern part of the country. The SANA news agency says a string of explosions hit a prison truck carrying detainees in Idlib province on Saturday. The attack wounded 26 people, including a number of security […]

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Syria Blast Kills 11

Posted January 21st, 2012 at 7:40 am (UTC-5)
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Reports say at least 11 people have been killed in a roadside bomb blast in Syria. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors events in Syria, reports that the explosion hit a prison truck carrying detainees in Idlib province in the country’s northwest. Syria rarely allows foreign reporters within its borders, so no […]

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Blast Kills 1, Wounds 27 in Turkey

Posted January 19th, 2012 at 3:55 pm (UTC-5)
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One person was killed and many others were wounded in an explosion Thursday in southeastern Turkey. Officials say several policemen were among at least 27 people wounded in the mostly Kurdish city of Hakkari. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the explosion, but Kurdish rebels who are fighting for autonomy in the region have placed […]

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Pakistan Minister Wants Evidence of Taliban Leader’s Death

Posted January 16th, 2012 at 11:25 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistan’s interior minister says he is unable to confirm reports that the leader of the Pakistani Taliban, Hakimullah Mehsud, was killed Thursday in a U.S. drone strike in the North Waziristan tribal region. Rehman Malik told reporters in Islamabad Monday that unless he has “DNA evidence” or confirmation from his own “independent sources,” he will […]

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16 Killed in Pakistan Blast

Posted January 15th, 2012 at 9:00 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistani officials say a bomb ripped through a Shi’ite Muslim religious procession Sunday in Punjab province, killing at least 16 people. Authorities say some 20 others were wounded in the blast, which occurred in Rahim Yar Khan district. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. Reuters news agency quotes police as saying the remote controlled […]

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16 Killed in Pakistan Blast

Posted January 15th, 2012 at 7:15 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistan officials say an explosion has hit a Shiite Muslim religious procession, killing 16 people. Authorities say at least 20 people were wounded Sunday in the blast in the Rahim Yar Khan district, in Punjab province. Police say it is not immediately clear what caused the explosion. They say they are investigating whether the blast […]

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16 Killed in Pakistan Blast

Posted January 15th, 2012 at 7:00 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistan officials say an explosion has hit a Shiite Muslim religious procession, killing 13 people. Authorities say at least 20 people were wounded Sunday in the blast in the Rahim Yar Khan district, in Punjab province. Police say it is not immediately clear what caused the explosion. They say they are investigating whether the blast […]

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