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Pakistan air strikes kill 32 militants

Pakistan air strikes kill 32 militants

Precision military air strikes on Wednesday killed at least 32 militants including key commanders in a restive Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border, officials said. “Confirmed militant hideouts were targeted early morning today in North Waziristan through precise aerial […]


Colombia bombs FARC camp

Colombia bombs FARC camp

Bogota: At least 13 rebels were killed Monday when Colombia’s air force bombed a remote FARC encampment near the border with Ecuador, military officials said. “Coordinated joint operations by the police, air force and army that began early Monday resulted […]


Afghan blasts kill soldiers, police, civilians

Afghan blasts kill soldiers, police, civilians

KABUL: Five foreign soldiers and three police officers were killed in Afghanistan on Sunday, while three civilians lost their lives in separate blasts caused by home-made devices, NATO and the government said. NATO’s International Security Assistance Force also said that […]


Studies explore effects of war on former child soldiers

Studies explore effects of war on former child soldiers

Despite international bans, more than 250,000 children fight as soldiers in 86 countries across the globe, almost half of them in Africa. Two new studies explored how these children adjust after they return to their homes. Key to successful adaptation, […]


3 dead as Taliban attack US aid group in Afghanistan

3 dead as Taliban attack US aid group in Afghanistan

KUNDUZ, Afghanistan: Three people, including a German security guard, were killed Friday when suicide bombers and gunmen stormed the compound of a US aid organization in northern Afghanistan in an attack claimed by the Taliban. At least four suicide bombers […]


Thousands flee ethnic bloodshed in Kyrgyzstan

Thousands flee ethnic bloodshed in Kyrgyzstan

BISHKEK: Tens of thousands of Uzbek refugees have fled raging violence in Kyrgyzstan that left 113 dead as the interim government struggled to stem the worst ethnic clashes since the end of the Soviet Union. Gunbattles between rival groups turned […]


Seven dead as gunmen torch NATO trucks in Pakistan

Seven dead as gunmen torch NATO trucks in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Gunmen attacked trucks carrying supplies to NATO forces in Afghanistan, gutting several dozen vehicles in an inferno and killing seven people in a brazen assault near Islamabad, police said Wednesday. The overnight attack was unprecedented for its proximity to […]


Suspected Indian Maoists sabotage train, 65 killed

Suspected Indian Maoists sabotage train, 65 killed

SARDIHA, India: Suspected Maoist rebels derailed a high-speed train packed with sleeping passengers into the path of a freight train in eastern India Friday, killing at least 65 people, officials said. Police said the death toll was expected to rise […]


Five dead as Thai army battle ‘Red Shirts’

Five dead as Thai army battle ‘Red Shirts’

BANGKOK: At least five people, including an Italian journalist, were killed Wednesday during an army crackdown on an anti-government protest site in Bangkok, police and a hospital said. “An Italian man was shot and died before arriving at the hospital,” […]


 
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