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21 Killed in Nigeria Church Blasts

Posted June 17th, 2012 at 1:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Blasts have rocked three churches in northern Nigeria, killing 21 and injuring at least 100. The blasts took place Kaduna state, which divides the predominantly Muslim north and Christian-dominated south. Two blasts hit churches in the city of Zaria, according to local officials. A third explosion took place at a church in Kaduna city. A […]

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2 Killed in Nigeria Church Blasts

Posted June 17th, 2012 at 10:55 am (UTC-5)
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Blasts have rocked three churches in northern Nigeria, killing 12 and wounding dozens. The blasts took place Kaduna state, which divides the predominantly Muslim north and Christian-dominated south. Two blasts hit churches in the city of Zaria, according to local officials. A third explosion took place at a church in Kaduna city. A witness told […]

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2 Killed in Nigeria Church Blasts

Posted June 17th, 2012 at 10:20 am (UTC-5)
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Blasts have rocked three churches in northern Nigeria, killing two people in attacks similar to ones carried out by the radical Islamist sect Boko Haram. Authorities say the blasts happened on Sunday in Kaduna state, which divides Nigeria’s mostly Muslim north and predominantly Christian south. Two blasts hit churches in the city of Zaria, according […]

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Blasts Rock 3 Churches in Northern Nigeria

Posted June 17th, 2012 at 9:00 am (UTC-5)
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Explosions have rocked three churches in northern Nigeria, where the radical Islamic sect Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for similar attacks. Authorities say all three blasts happened on Sunday in Kaduna state, which divides Nigeria’s mostly Muslim north and predominantly Christian south. Two blasts hit churches in the city of Zaria, according to local officials. […]

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Blasts Rock 3 Churches in Northern Nigeria

Posted June 17th, 2012 at 8:15 am (UTC-5)
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Explosions have rocked three churches in northern Nigeria, where the radical Islamic sect Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for similar attacks. Authorities say all three blasts happened on Sunday in Kaduna state, which divides Nigeria’s mostly Muslim north and predominantly Christian south. Two blasts hit churches in the city of Zaria, according to local officials. […]

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Explosions Strike Two Nigerian Chuches

Posted June 17th, 2012 at 7:05 am (UTC-5)
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Police and emergency officials in Nigeria say explosions have struck two churches in the northern part of the African country. What appear to be militant attacks occurred in different sections of the city of Zaria. There are no immediate reports of casualties. Authorities have not publicly said who might be responsible, but the militant group […]

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27 Wounded by Blasts in Ukraine

Posted April 27th, 2012 at 10:05 am (UTC-5)
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Twenty-seven people were wounded by blasts in the Ukrainian city of Dnipropetrovsk, in what authorities are calling a terrorist attack. Officials say four explosions went off within minutes Friday near a train stop, a movie theater, a park and a downtown area. Some of the bombs were reportedly planted in trash bins. President Viktor Yanukovich […]

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Fighting Ends in Afghan Capital

Posted April 16th, 2012 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say all fighting with insurgents across the capital has now ended. That announcement Monday came hours after residents of Kabul awoke to a second day of intense gunfire and loud explosions. Afghan officials said at dawn that security personnel were exchanging fire with militants holed up in a building in Kabul’s central diplomatic […]

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Attack Continues in Afghan Capital

Posted April 15th, 2012 at 11:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Afghanistan’s capital awoke to a second day of intense gunfire and loud explosions Monday. Afghan officials say security personnel are exchanging fire with militants holed up in a building in Kabul’s central diplomatic area, where insurgents began their coordinated attacks Sunday. The attacks targeted the parliament, NATO headquarters and an area that includes the U.S., […]

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Coordinated Taliban Strikes Rock Afghanistan

Posted April 15th, 2012 at 8:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Taliban militants in Afghanistan have carried out coordinated attacks in the capital, Kabul, and three eastern provinces as part of what they call their “spring offensive.” The attacks targeted the parliament, NATO headquarters in Kabul and an area that includes the U.S., German and British embassies. Suicide blasts in the capital were followed by intense […]

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