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Yemeni Officials: Defense Minister Survives Attack

Posted September 11th, 2012 at 7:50 am (UTC-5)
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Yemeni officials say at least seven people have been killed in a car bomb attack targeting the country’s defense minister. Government sources say the minister 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 claim of responsibility. […]

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Car Bomb Kills 12 Shi’ites in Pakistan

Posted September 10th, 2012 at 5:50 pm (UTC-5)
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A car bomb has exploded at a market in northwest Pakistan, killing at least 12 people. The explosion Monday also wounded 45 others. Officials said the victims all were Shi’ite Muslims. Pakistan is dominated by Sunni Muslims, but also is home to a sizeable minority of Shiites, a separate sect of Islam. Sunni extremists have […]

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Suicide Bomber Kills 6 in Afghan Capital

Posted September 8th, 2012 at 5:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say a teenage suicide bomber blew himself up near NATO headquarters in the capital, Kabul, Saturday, killing at least six civilians, including street children. The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan condemned the bombing, saying such acts “exploit vulnerable individuals” and coerce them into “committing horrible acts.” Kabul police said the bomber […]

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6 Killed in Afghan Blast

Posted September 8th, 2012 at 7:45 am (UTC-5)
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NATO’s International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan has condemned a suicide bombing in Kabul that killed at least six people, saying such acts “exploit vulnerable individuals” and coerce them into committing horrible acts. The force said Saturday in a statement that the suicide bomber who struck near NATO headquarters was suspected to be a teenager. […]

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6 Killed in Afghan Blast

Posted September 8th, 2012 at 5:15 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say a suicide bomber has struck near NATO headquarters in the capital, killing at least six people, including children, as Afghanistan marked a public holiday. Authorities say five people were wounded in the blast Saturday in Kabul. Officials say several Western embassies are located near the blast site. The Taliban has claimed responsibility […]

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6 Killed in Afghan Blast

Posted September 8th, 2012 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say a suicide bomber has struck near NATO headquarters in the capital, killing at least six people. Authorities say five people were wounded in the blast Saturday in Kabul. Officials say several Western embassies are also located near the blast site. The explosion came as Afghans are gathering to celebrate the 11th anniversary […]

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Turkish Ammunition Depot Blast Kills 25

Posted September 6th, 2012 at 3:55 am (UTC-5)
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An explosion at an ammunition depot in western Turkey has killed 25 soldiers and injured four others. Forestry and Water Minister Veysel Eroglu said the blast occurred late Wednesday in Afyonkarahisar at a section of the depot where hand grenades were stored. The soldiers’ remains were discovered early Thursday after a fire caused by the […]

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Suicide Car Bomb Targets US Consulate Employees in Pakistan

Posted September 3rd, 2012 at 9:45 am (UTC-5)
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A suicide car bomber killed at least two people and wounded 19 others in an attack on a U.S. consulate vehicle in northwestern Pakistan. The bombing occurred as the vehicle travelled Monday through an area housing various international organizations, including the United Nations, in the northwestern city of Peshawar. The U.S. embassy in Islamabad says […]

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2 US Consulate Employees Wounded in Pakistan Blast

Posted September 3rd, 2012 at 5:35 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. embassy in Islamabad says two American consulate personnel in Peshawar and two Pakistani staff members were wounded Monday in what the embassy describes as “an apparent terrorist attack.” The four were wounded when a suicide bomber’s explosive-laden car hit a consulate vehicle in the northwestern city of Peshawar, near Pakistan’s semi-autonomous tribal region […]

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US: No Americans Killed in Pakistan Blast

Posted September 3rd, 2012 at 3:50 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. embassy in Islamabad denies that any Americans were killed in a deadly blast Monday in northwest Pakistan. Earlier, Pakistani officials said a suicide car bomber had killed two Americans in the explosion in the city of Peshawar, near Pakistan’s semi-autonomous tribal region along the Afghan border. Some reports said two Pakistanis died. There […]

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