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Bomb Blast in NE India Kills 5

Posted August 1st, 2011 at 6:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Police in India’s northeastern state of Manipur say a powerful bomb blast in a busy market killed five people Monday and wounded at least 12 others. Local authorities said the bomb, planted on a scooter, exploded on the outskirts of Imphal, the capital of Manipur state. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack. India’s […]

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Bomb Blast in Northeast India Kills 5

Posted August 1st, 2011 at 9:20 am (UTC-5)
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Police say a bomb has exploded in a busy market in northeast India, killing at least five people. More than four others were wounded in Monday’s blast, which took place on the outskirts of Imphal, the capital of Manipur state. Police say the bomb was planted on a scooter. No one claimed responsibility for the […]

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Blast Rocks Norway Government Headquarters, Killing Two, Injuring 15

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 12:50 pm (UTC-5)
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A large explosion in Norway’s capital, Oslo, rocked government headquarters on Friday, killing at least two people and injuring 15 others. The powerful blast also set the nearby oil ministry building on fire. Hundreds of windows in the 17-story government headquarters were shattered, as were others in buildings as far as 400 meters away. Thick, […]

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Blast Rocks Norway Government Headquarters, Killing One, Injuring Others

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 11:40 am (UTC-5)
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A large explosion in central Oslo rocked the Norwegian government headquarters on Friday, killing at least one person and injuring several others. The powerful blast also set the nearby oil ministry building on fire. Hundreds of windows in the 17-story government headquarters and other buildings as far away as 400 meters away were shattered. Smoke […]

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Blast Rocks Norway Government Headquarters

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 10:00 am (UTC-5)
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An explosion in Oslo, Norway has damaged several government buildings. The office of Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg is reported to be one of the areas damaged. The cause and exact location of the blast is not yet clear. At least one person has been injured. Details are still emerging.

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Cypriots Riot After Deadly Munitions Blast

Posted July 12th, 2011 at 6:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Police on Cyprus used tear gas to break up a crowd that stormed onto the grounds of the presidential palace in Nicosia Tuesday during a protest over a fatal blast at a naval base. Several hundred demonstrators broke away from a peaceful march in the capital and pushed their way onto the palace grounds. Thousands […]

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Cyprus: UN Would Not Authorize Disposal of Munitions that Caused Blast

Posted July 12th, 2011 at 12:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Cyprus says it tried to get rid of the containers of confiscated munitions that exploded Monday, killing 12 people, including the Cypriot naval commander. But spokesman Stefanos Stefanou said the Cypriot government received no reply from the U.N. Security Council, whose authorization he said was needed to transport the containers off the Mediterranean island. The […]

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Explosion Hits Egypt Gas Pipeline to Israel

Posted July 3rd, 2011 at 10:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Egyptian security officials say saboteurs have attacked a pipeline carrying natural gas into neighboring Israel and Jordan from the northern Sinai Peninsula. The attack took place early Monday near the town of Bir el-Abd when men with machine guns forced guards at a station along the pipeline to leave, then planted explosives which they activated […]

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Explosion Hits Egypt Gas Pipeline to Israel

Posted July 3rd, 2011 at 9:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Egyptian security officials say a pipeline carrying natural gas into neighboring Israel and Jordan from the northern Sinai Peninsula has been hit by an explosion. There are no immediate reports of casualties from Monday’s blast. Armed gangs have attacked the pipeline twice since February, when an uprising toppled former president Hosni Mubarak and power was […]

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Thai Carbomb Attack on Eve of Elections

Posted July 2nd, 2011 at 10:55 am (UTC-5)
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A car bomb has exploded in southern Thailand as the country prepares for elections on Sunday. A bomb squad officer was inspecting the car at the time in Narathiwat province. He was thrown to the ground, but was able to get up and move away from the blast scene. Violent incidents are common in much […]

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