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15 Killed in Blast in Afghanistan

Posted October 19th, 2012 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in northern Afghanistan say a roadside bomb blast has hit a minibus, killing 15 people and wounding 18 others. Authorities say the minibus was taking people to a wedding when it was hit Friday in Balkh province. Police say most of the passengers were women and children. The blast victims were taken to a […]

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Blasts in Kenyan Capital Wound Police Officer

Posted October 12th, 2012 at 4:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Officials in Kenya say two explosions have occurred in a residential area of the capital, Nairobi, wounding a policeman. Police say the blasts happened near one another in Eastleigh district a short time apart. Authorities also say they believe the first blast was intended to lure onlookers and the second explosion was meant to harm […]

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2 Afghan Intelligence Officers Killed in Bomb Blast

Posted October 8th, 2012 at 6:50 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in southern Afghanistan say a car bomb has killed at least two intelligence officers. Authorities say three intelligence officers and four civilians were wounded in the explosion Monday near a security forces office in Lashkar Gah. There has been no immediate claim of responsibility.

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Bomb in Eastern Turkey Kills 7

Posted September 25th, 2012 at 2:10 pm (UTC-5)
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A bomb blast Tuesday killed at least seven people in eastern Turkey. Security sources said the device went off at a point along a road in the city of Tunceli as a military vehicle was passing by. At least six soldiers and one civilian were killed. Another vehicle was also hit by the blast. Smoke […]

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Bomb in Eastern Turkey Kills 7 Soldiers

Posted September 25th, 2012 at 1:20 pm (UTC-5)
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At least seven Turkish soldiers have been killed by a bomb in eastern Turkey. Security sources said the device went off at a point along a road in the city of Tunceli as the soldiers’ vehicle was passing by. Smoke from the blast could be seen over much of the city, as ambulances rushed to […]

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Blast in Eastern Turkey Kills 6

Posted September 25th, 2012 at 12:20 pm (UTC-5)
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At least six people are reported dead after an explosion in the eastern Turkish city of Tunceli. Reports say the explosion occurred Tuesday as a security vehicle was passing by. The vehicle was destroyed, and Turkish media reported that smoke from the blast could be seen over much of the city. Ambulances have been dispatched […]

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8 Police Killed in Turkey Explosion

Posted September 16th, 2012 at 6:10 am (UTC-5)
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Security officials in Turkey say a roadside mine blast has killed eight police officers and wounded six. Authorities blame the attack Sunday on the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, saying the mine was detonated when a police vehicle was passing through the Karliova district of Bingol province. Rebels from the outlawed PKK are active in […]

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14 Killed in Pakistan Blast

Posted September 16th, 2012 at 5:00 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in northwestern Pakistan say a roadside bomb blast has hit a van, killing 14 people, including two children. Authorities say at least 10 passengers were wounded in the explosion Sunday in the Lower Dir tribal area near the Afghan border. Police officials say the bomb was detonated by remote control. Officials say they do […]

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12 Killed in Pakistan Blast

Posted September 16th, 2012 at 1:25 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in northern Pakistan say a roadside bomb blast has hit a van, killing at least 12 people. Authorities say seven passengers were wounded in the explosion Sunday in the Lower Dir tribal area near the Afghan border. Lower Dir has been the site of bomb and gun attacks from across the border from local […]

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Yemeni Officials: Defense Minister Survives Attack

Posted September 11th, 2012 at 8:20 am (UTC-5)
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Yemeni officials say at least 10 people have been killed in a car bomb attack targeting the country’s defense minister. Government sources say the minister, Mohammed Nasir Ahmad, was unharmed in Tuesday’s blast near government headquarters in the capital, Sana’a. At least five of the minister’s bodyguards were among those killed. There was no immediate […]

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