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Pakistani Shi’ites Protest Lack of Security

Posted January 11th, 2013 at 12:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Officials in Pakistan’s Baluchistan province Friday declared a three-day mourning period for victims of three deadly bombings in the provincial capital, while Shi’ites, the apparent target of two of the blasts, refused to bury their dead to protest the Muslim minority group’s lack of security. Police say a suicide bombing Thursday targeted a billiards hall […]

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3 Days of Mourning in Pakistan’s Quetta

Posted January 11th, 2013 at 7:35 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in Pakistan’s Baluchistan province Friday declared a three-day mourning period, following deadly bomb blasts in the province capital. Authorities said security forces have been deployed around Quetta where political and religious groups say they will hold protests against the bombings. The victims’ funerals are set to begin Friday. Police say two suicide bomb blasts […]

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115 Killed in Pakistan Blasts

Posted January 11th, 2013 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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A leading human rights group says Pakistan’s Shi’ite Muslims are living in a state of siege, after a string of bombings across the country killed 115 people and wounded nearly 250, in one of the nation’s deadliest days in years. Ali Dayan Hasan, the Pakistan director of Human Rights Watch, warned Friday that sectarian violence […]

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Deadly Bomb Blasts Kill More Than 110 in Pakistan

Posted January 10th, 2013 at 8:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Four separate bombings killed more than 110 people and wounded nearly 250 across Pakistan Thursday, including 92 deaths in Quetta. Police in the capital of Baluchistan province say a suicide bomber blew himself up inside a crowded billiard hall, followed by a second bomber there minutes later. The twin blasts killed 81 people, including police […]

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Deadly Bomb Blasts Kill More Than 110 in Pakistan

Posted January 10th, 2013 at 7:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Four separate bombings killed more than 110 people and wounded nearly 250 across Pakistan Thursday, including 92 deaths in Quetta. Police in the capital of Baluchistan province say a suicide bomber blew himself up inside a crowded billiard hall, followed by a second bomber there minutes later. The twin blasts killed 81 people, including police […]

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Deadly Bomb Blasts Kill More Than 110 in Pakistan

Posted January 10th, 2013 at 5:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Four separate bombings killed more than 110 people and wounded nearly 250 across Pakistan Thursday, including 92 deaths in Quetta. Police in the capital of Baluchistan province say a suicide bomber blew himself up inside a crowded billiard hall, followed by a second bomber there minutes later. The twin blasts killed 81 people, including police […]

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Deadly Bomb Blasts Rock Pakistan

Posted January 10th, 2013 at 3:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Four separate bombings killed more than 110 people across Pakistan Thursday, including 92 deaths in Quetta. Police in the capital of Baluchistan province say a suicide bomber blew himself up inside a crowded billiard hall, followed by a second bomber there minutes later. The twin blasts killed 81 people, including police and rescue workers. More […]

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Deadly Bomb Blasts Rock Pakistan

Posted January 10th, 2013 at 2:40 pm (UTC-5)
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At least 56 people have been killed in a twin bombing in Quetta, just hours after a bombing at the southwestern Pakistani city’s market killed 11. Pakistani police said a suicide bomber detonated his explosives Thursday in a crowded billiard hall in Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan province. About 10 minutes later, a second bomb […]

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2 Killed in Bahrain Blasts

Posted November 5th, 2012 at 6:45 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities in Bahrain say a series of blasts in the capital has killed at least two people and wounded another. The state Bahrain News Agency described the five explosions Monday in Manama as “acts of terrorism.” Last week Bahrain banned all protest gatherings. A protest movement, aimed at breaking the Sunni minority’s hold on power […]

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Bomb Attacks Kill 32 Across Iraq

Posted September 30th, 2012 at 12:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Iraqi officials say a wave of bombings struck Shi’ite neighborhoods, security forces and other targets across the country Sunday, killing at least 32 people and wounding scores of others. At least eight cities and towns were hit. The deadliest attack occurred in Taji, a former al-Qaida stronghold just north of the capital, Baghdad. Three car […]

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