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Taliban Denies Involvement in Pakistan Bombings

Posted June 12th, 2011 at 10:50 am (UTC-5)
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The Taliban has denied responsibility for twin bombings at a crowded market in Pakistan’s Peshawar city that killed at least 35 people and wounded more than 100 others late Saturday. A Taliban spokesman (Ehsanullah Ehsan) called reporters Sunday in the North Waziristan tribal region to deny involvement. He said, “We do not target civilians and […]

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34 Killed in Twin Blasts in NW Pakistan

Posted June 11th, 2011 at 11:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Authorities in northwestern Pakistan say the death toll from twin bombings in the city of Peshawar late Saturday has reached at least 34. Local authorities say more than 90 people, including several journalists and police, were wounded in the explosions. Authorities cautioned the death toll could rise as many wounded people are in critical condition. […]

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34 Killed in Twin Blasts in NW Pakistan

Posted June 11th, 2011 at 7:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Authorities in northwestern Pakistan say the death toll from twin bombings in the city of Peshawar late Saturday has reached at least 34. Local authorities say more than 90 people, including several journalists and police, were wounded in the explosions. They cautioned the death toll could rise as many wounded people are in critical condition. […]

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34 Killed in Twin Blasts in NW Pakistan

Posted June 11th, 2011 at 6:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Authorities in northwestern Pakistan say the death toll from twin bombings in the city of Peshawar late Saturday has reached at least 34. Local authorities say more than 90 people, including several journalists and police, were wounded in the explosions. They say the first blast was relatively small and drew police, rescue workers and onlookers […]

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32 Killed in Twin Blasts in NW Pakistan

Posted June 11th, 2011 at 5:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Authorities in northwestern Pakistan say the death toll from twin bombings in the city of Peshawar late Saturday has reached at least 32. Local authorities say more than 80 people were wounded in the explosions that went off minutes apart. They say the first blast was relatively small and drew police, rescue workers and onlookers […]

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15 Killed in Twin Blasts in NW Pakistan

Posted June 11th, 2011 at 4:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Authorities in northwestern Pakistan say at least 15 people were killed and more than 35 others wounded late Saturday when two blasts ripped through the city of Peshawar, the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. The Associated Press quoted a senior police officer in Peshawar, Dost Mohammed, as saying the first smaller blast drew rescue workers […]

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At Least 7 Killed in Twin Blasts in NW Pakistan

Posted June 11th, 2011 at 4:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Authorities in northwestern Pakistan say at least seven people were killed late Saturday when two blasts ripped through the city of Peshawar. Police say more than 30 people were wounded in the twin blasts. No other details were immediately available

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11 Killed in Iraq Attacks

Posted June 11th, 2011 at 9:00 am (UTC-5)
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Two apparently coordinated car bombings have killed six people in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. Police and medical officials say the blasts took place Saturday on a busy street near government buildings. They say the explosions wounded at least 55 people. Meanwhile, government officials say gunmen stormed the home of a school teacher in […]

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Pakistan Orders Probe into Military Killing

Posted June 10th, 2011 at 12:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Pakistani leaders have ordered a probe after a video surfaced showing paramilitary soldiers shooting and killing an unarmed young man. The video, broadcast on Pakistani television, shows members of the paramilitary Rangers opening fire on the man as he pleads for his life in the southern city of Karachi. The man, later identified as Sarfaraz […]

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Suicide Bomber Attacks Afghan Police

Posted June 10th, 2011 at 10:35 am (UTC-5)
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A suicide bomber has attacked a memorial for an assassinated police commander, killing four police officers in eastern Afghanistan. Authorities say the bomber was targeting the police chief of Kunduz province, Samiullah Qatra, when he entered the mosque Friday in Kunduz city, where a remembrance ceremony was being held. Security forces confronted the bomber, who […]

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