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More Than 90 People Die, About 50 Injured In Afghan Attacks

By Hafiz Ahmadi, dpa KABUL, Afghanistan — Nearly 100 people were killed Tuesday and around 50 others were wounded in two separate attacks in Afghanistan, officials said. Eighty-nine people, mainly civilians, were killed when a suicide car bomb exploded in the eastern province of Paktika, Afghan Defense Ministry spokesman Zahir Azimi said. “The attack also […]

July 15, 2014

Lebanon Car Bomb Attack Kills 2, Shatters Months Of Relative Calm

By Patrick J. McDonnell, Los Angeles Times BEIRUT — A suicide car bomb that may have targeted Lebanon’s internal security chief exploded Friday on the Beirut-Damascus highway, killing at least two people and wounding dozens, according to official and media accounts. It was the first such attack after several months of relative calm in Lebanon […]

June 20, 2014

China Holds Mass Sentencing Of 55 People At Football Stadium

By Barbara Demick, Los Angeles Times BEIJING — In a spectacle designed to show their resolve against terrorism, Chinese authorities held a public sentencing in a football stadium in the northwestern Xinjiang region of 55 people convicted of violent crimes. More than 7,000 people filled the stadium stands in Yili prefecture during Tuesday’s sentencing and […]

May 28, 2014