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Islamists attack Yemeni airport as bomber hits army base

Suspected Islamist militants attacked an airport in the eastern Yemeni city of Seiyun early on Thursday, clashing with soldiers and occupying parts of the building, sources at the airport said. At around the same time, security of

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Suicide bomber kills 15 in Iraq primary school

A suicide bomber drove a truck packed with explosives into the playground of a primary school in northern Iraq and blew himself up, killing 14 students and their headmaster on Sunday, police and medical sources said. The attack fo

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US flies Stealth bombers over South Korea

  The US flew two Stealth bomber practice runs over South Korea on Thursday, in a second show of force to North Korea after a B52 bomber made a similar run earlier this week amid rising tensions on the Korean peninsula.

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Bomber 'a double agent for Saudi, CIA'

A bomber from the Al Qaeda affiliate in Yemen sent to blow up a US-bound airliner last month was actually a double agent who infiltrated the group and volunteered for the suicide mission, US media reported on Tuesday. Working closely with

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Suicide bomber kills 31 at Moscow airport

At least 31 people were killed and more than 130 injured on Monday in a suicide bombing at Russia's biggest airport, state-run TV reported.    Russia's rouble-dominated stock market MICEX fell by nearly two percent

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Libya 'threatened UK over jailed bomber'

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi threatened to cut trade with Britain and warned of "enormous repercussions" if the Lockerbie bomber died in jail, Britain's Guardian newspaper said on Wednesday, citing US diplomatic cables obtained by WikiLeaks. 

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Iraqi security kills policeman mistakenly

Several Iraqi security officers shot dead a policeman on Thursday while they lined up to receive salaries, mistaking him for a suicide bomber, a police source said. Members of an Iraqi oil protection force were gathering in their base in t

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Times Square bomber pleads guilty

A Pakistani-born American citizen defiantly pleaded guilty on Monday to attempting to set off a car bomb in New York's Times Square, saying that Islamist extremists would continue to attack the United States.    Faisal Shah

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New rules ‘would have stopped air bomber’

A Nigerian man's botched attempt to blow up a US-bound plane on Christmas Day probably would not have occurred if new US airline security measures had been in place, the US Homeland Security Secretary said. Washington has heightened its av

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Saudi prince spoke to bomber before attack

The Saudi interior ministry issued a recording of a telephone conversation between the prince who heads the kingdom's anti-terrorism campaign and an Al Qaeda militant who tried to assassinate him days later. Last Thursday, a suicide bo

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