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13 dead in attack on Somali hotel

At least 13 people were killed on Sunday when Somalia's Al Shabaab Islamist militant group drove a car packed with explosives at the gate of a hotel, police and the rebel group said. A Reuters witness said blood and pieces of

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India's top court rejects appeal of Bombay blasts convict

India's Supreme Court threw out on Tuesday (July 21) a last-minute appeal by Yakub Memon, the only person to be condemned to death for a series of bombings in Mumbai in 1993, clearing the way for his execution this month after two decades in

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Blast hits Italian consulate in Cairo, 1 dead

A bomb exploded in front of the Italian consulate in Cairo on Saturday, killing one person, officials said, raising the possibility that Islamist militants will open a new front against foreigners in Egypt. A security official tol

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Gulf states tighten security after mosque blasts

It may have been a prank, albeit a malevolent one, or a genuine threat of violence, when flyers featuring the Islamic State flag were placed near a Shi'ite Muslim mosque in Bahrain this week. But whatever the motive, the unset

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Blast at Turkey poll rally, 2 Kurds killed

Turkish Kurds gathered on Saturday to mourn and protest at the scene of bomb blasts that killed two people and wounded more than 200 at an election rally, with many voicing anger at President Tayyip Erdogan a day before parliamentary polls.

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Death sentence for murder blast three in Bahrain

A Bahrain court has handed out death penalties to three men for forming a terrorist group that detonated a bomb, killing three policemen. Ali Al Singace, 20, Sami Mushaima, 41, and Abbas Al Samee'a, 25, were found guilty of ru

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Britain's major highway closed after blast reports

British police closed off a major motorway in northern England on Saturday after an explosion was heard near Britain's largest army training barracks. North Yorkshire Police said the report of the explosion was made at 0300 GM

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45 killed in suicide blasts at India-Pakistan border

At least 45 people were killed on Sunday when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a restaurant on the Pakistani-Indian border, just after a daily ceremony when troops from both sides simultaneously lower the two nations' flags, official

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Factory blast kills 65 in China

An explosion killed at least 65 people and injured more than 120 at factory in China that makes wheels for US carmakers, including General Motors, state media said, as the country suffered its worst industrial accident in a year.

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Bahrain policeman killed in blast

A Bahraini policeman died early morning on Saturday after being injured in a bomb blast while on duty at East Eker, said a report, citing the Interior Ministry. Mahmood Fareed, 24, was on duty, patrolling the area last night when

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