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Coordinated Taliban Strikes Rock Afghanistan

Posted April 15th, 2012 at 5:40 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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Coordinated Taliban Strikes Rock Afghanistan

Posted April 15th, 2012 at 12:40 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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Coordinated Taliban Strikes Rock Afghanistan

Posted April 15th, 2012 at 11:35 am (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 took place near 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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Coordinated Taliban Strikes Rock Afghanistan

Posted April 15th, 2012 at 11:00 am (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 took place near 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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Wave of Blasts Rock Afghan Regions: Taliban Claims Responsibility

Posted April 15th, 2012 at 9:00 am (UTC-5)
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Taliban militants in Afghanistan say they are responsible for a wave of attacks in the capital, Kabul and in eastern Ningrahar province. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said the coordinated attacks were launched on Sunday as part of a “spring offensive,” and that operations by suicide bombers were still underway. Witnesses in Kabul say the attacks […]

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Blasts, Gunfire Rock Afghan Capital

Posted April 15th, 2012 at 7:05 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan police say gunmen have launched multiple attacks in the capital and at least one other city in Afghanistan. Officials says a series of explosions and bursts of gunfire Sunday rocked the heavily guarded central diplomatic area and the neighborhood around parliament in Kabul. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the coordinated attacks, saying suicide […]

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Blasts, Gunfire Heard in Afghanistan

Posted April 15th, 2012 at 6:15 am (UTC-5)
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A series of explosions and bursts of gunfire were heard in Afghanistan’s capital Sunday. The attacks in Kabul seem to be concentrated in or near the city’s heavily guarded diplomatic area. Witnesses say smoke could be seen billowing from buildings and sirens could be heard throughout the neighborhood. Reports of gunfire are also emerging from […]

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Kenyan Coast Explosions Kill 1, Wound Dozens

Posted March 31st, 2012 at 11:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Two almost simultaneous grenade attacks in the Kenyan port city of Mombasa and a nearby small town late Saturday killed one person and wounded at least 24 others. Officials say unidentified attackers threw a grenade at a Christian religious gathering in Mtwapa, a town north of Mombasa, killing a woman and wounding 10 people. In […]

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Kenyan Coast Explosions Kill 1

Posted March 31st, 2012 at 9:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Two almost simultaneous grenade attacks in the Kenyan port city of Mombasa and a nearby small town late Saturday killed one person and wounded at least 24 others. Officials say unidentified attackers threw a grenade at a Christian religious gathering in Mtwapa, a town north of Mombasa, killing a woman and wounding more than 20 […]

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Bombings Kill 8 in Thai South

Posted March 31st, 2012 at 11:45 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in Thailand say eight people have died and at least 70 people were wounded in three bomb blasts just minutes apart in the country’s insurgency-plagued south. The governor of Yala says the bombs went off Saturday around lunchtime in Yala city’s business area. Authorities say the bombs, hidden in two motorcycles and a car, […]

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