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Wave of Bomb Attacks Kills 26 in Iraq

Posted September 30th, 2012 at 9:45 am (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 26 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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17 Killed in Blasts in Iraq

Posted September 30th, 2012 at 6:45 am (UTC-5)
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(updates lede, graf 3) Officials in Iraq say a wave of bombings hit the country Sunday, killing at least 17 people and wounding scores of others. The deadliest attack was a series of three car bombings in Taji, just north of the capital, Baghdad. Officials says the bombings killed eight people and wounded more than […]

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13 Killed in Blasts in Iraq

Posted September 30th, 2012 at 5:00 am (UTC-5)
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(updates graf 3) Officials in Iraq say a wave of bombings has hit the country, killing at least 13 people. Authorities say the Sunday blasts also wounded more than 30 people. The deadliest attack was a series of three car bombings in Taji, just north of the capital, Baghdad. Officials says the bombings killed eight […]

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13 Killed in Blasts in Iraq

Posted September 30th, 2012 at 3:45 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in Iraq say a wave of bombings has hit the country, killing at least 13 people. Authorities say the Sunday blasts also wounded more than 30 people. The deadliest attack was a series of car bombings in Taji, just north of the capital, Baghdad. There has been no immediate claim of responsibility for the […]

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Bombs Kill 14 Civilians in Southern Afghanistan

Posted July 8th, 2012 at 2:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Afghan authorities say two roadside bombs have killed 14 civilians in the south of the country. Officials in Kandahar province said a minivan ran over one bomb in the Arghistan district. Soon after, civilians riding on a tractor arrived to help the wounded and struck a second bomb on the road. It is not known […]

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Bombs Kill 14 Civilians in Southern Afghanistan

Posted July 8th, 2012 at 3:15 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan authorities say two roadside bombs have killed 14 civilians in the south of the country. Officials in Kandahar province said a minivan ran over one bomb in the Arghistan district. Soon after, civilians riding on a tractor arrived to help the wounded and struck a second bomb on the road. It is not known […]

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Two Blasts Kill 4 in Pakistan

Posted June 21st, 2012 at 3:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Two explosions in Pakistan’s restive southwest and northwest regions bordering Afghanistan have killed at least four people and wounded more than 30 others. Pakistani officials say the first blast in Peshawar, the capital of northwestern Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, took place outside a Sunni shrine as people gathered for weekly prayers held every Thursday. They say three […]

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Death Toll Rises to 50 In Nigeria Violence

Posted June 18th, 2012 at 7:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Officials in northern Nigeria now say about 50 people were killed Sunday in the bombing of three Christian churches and subsequent rioting in Kaduna state. The suicide bombings in the cities of Zaria and Kaduna killed at least 21 people. Christian youths later took the streets in Kaduna, setting fire to mosques and shops and […]

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Death Toll Rises to 50 In Nigeria Violence

Posted June 18th, 2012 at 11:10 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in northern Nigeria now say about 50 people were killed Sunday in the bombing of three Christian churches and subsequent rioting in Kaduna state. The suicide bombings in the cities of Zaria and Kaduna killed at least 21 people. Christian youths later took the streets in Kaduna, setting fire to mosques and shops and […]

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Boko Haram Claims Nigeria Church Bombings

Posted June 18th, 2012 at 10:10 am (UTC-5)
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The Islamist militant group known as Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for deadly attacks on Christian churches in northern Nigeria Sunday. The claim came in the form of an e-mail sent to journalists from the group’s purported spokesman, Abul Qaqa. It said the group carried out the bombings because Christians have enjoyed government support while, […]

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