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8 Killed in Thailand Blasts

Posted March 31st, 2012 at 5:35 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 explosions 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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Attacks Across Iraq Kill 46 Ahead of Arab Summit

Posted March 20th, 2012 at 3:55 pm (UTC-5)
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A wave of near simultaneous suicide attacks and car bombings in eight Iraqi cities killed at least 46 people and wounded more than 200 Tuesday, just days before Baghdad is to host the first Arab League summit in a generation. Bombs struck Shi’ite pilgrims in the holy city of Karbala, rocked the northern oil hub […]

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Bomb Blasts Across Iraq Kill 38

Posted March 20th, 2012 at 4:50 am (UTC-5)
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A series of near simultaneous bombings in nearly a dozen Iraqi cities has killed at least 38 people and wounded 160. Iraqi police say car and roadside bombs went off early Tuesday in a number of places, including Baghdad, Kirkuk, and the holy Shi’ite city of Karbala. It is unclear who was targeted by the […]

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Bomb Blasts Across Iraq Kill 38

Posted March 20th, 2012 at 4:15 am (UTC-5)
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A series of near simultaneous bombings in nearly a dozen Iraqi cities has killed at least 38 people and wounded 160. Iraqi police say car and roadside bombs went off early Tuesday in a number of places, including Baghdad, Kirkuk, and the holy Shi’ite city of Karbala. It is unclear who was targeted by the […]

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Bomb Blasts Across Iraq Kill 29

Posted March 20th, 2012 at 2:55 am (UTC-5)
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A series of near simultaneous bombings in nearly a dozen Iraqi cities has killed at least 29 people and wounded more than 100. Iraqi police say car and roadside bombs went off early Tuesday in a number of places, including Baghdad, Kirkuk, and the holy Shi’ite city of Karbala. There are few details so far […]

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Bomb Blasts Across Iraq Kill 29

Posted March 20th, 2012 at 2:40 am (UTC-5)
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A series of near simultaneous bombings in nearly a dozen Iraqi cities has killed explosions in several Iraqi cities has killed at least 29 people and wounded more than 100. Iraqi police say car and roadside bombs went off early Tuesday in a number of places, including Baghdad, Kirkuk, and the holy Shi’ite city of […]

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Bomb Blasts Across Iraq Kill 26

Posted March 20th, 2012 at 1:55 am (UTC-5)
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A series of near simultaneous explosions in several Iraqi cities has killed at least 26 people and wounded dozens of others. Iraqi police say bombs went off early Tuesday in a number of places, including Baghdad, Karbala, and Kirkuk. There are few details so far on the attacks which come on the heels of the […]

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Police Say Thailand Bombers Targeted Israeli Diplomats

Posted February 16th, 2012 at 6:15 am (UTC-5)
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Thai authorities say three Iranians who have been arrested in connection with this week’s explosions in Bangkok were part of an assassination plot targeting Israeli diplomats. The third suspect was arrested Wednesday in Malaysia at the international airport in Kuala Lumpur. Two other Iranian men were arrested immediately after Tuesday’s bomb blasts in the Thai […]

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Israel Links Bangkok Bombing to Blasts in India, Georgia

Posted February 15th, 2012 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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Iran is rejecting accusations by Israel that it is behind Tuesday’s bomb blasts in the Thai capital of Bangkok and car bombing attacks against Israeli diplomatic targets in India and Georgia. Itzhak Shoham, the Israeli ambassador to Thailand, says the explosives used in the Bangkok blasts were identical to those used in New Delhi and […]

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Twin Blasts Rock Bhutan Ahead of Royal Wedding

Posted October 10th, 2011 at 4:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Two explosions have rocked a border town in the remote Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, just days before the wedding of the country’s King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck. Local officials said the twin blasts late Monday in Phuentsholing, bordering India, wounded several people, including at least one Indian national. They said the blasts occurred in a […]

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