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At least 69 killed by suicide blast in Pakistan's Lahore

At least 69 killed by suicide blast in Pakistan's Lahore

A suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowded park in Lahore on Sunday evening, killing at least 69 people and injuring 300 others, Salman Rafiq, health minister of Pakistan’s Punjab province, has said. According to police, the bomber detonated his explosive-laden vest in a crowded area of...

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Turkey arrested Brussels suicide bomber in border town Gaziantep, security official says

Turkey arrested Brussels suicide bomber in border town Gaziantep, security official says

(The Daily Sabah)- Turkish authorities previously arrested one of the perpetrators of the Brussels suicide bombing less than a month after his arrival in Turkey via Antalya airport, Daily Sabah has learned. Ibrahim El Bakraoui (29), one of the two brothers identified by Belgium...

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Belgium confirms brothers were suicide bombers

Belgium confirms brothers were suicide bombers

Two brothers carried out suicide bombings at Brussels airport and on the metro on Tuesday, the federal prosecutor confirmed on Wednesday, adding that airport bomber Ibrahim El Bakraoui had left a will on a computer that was found. His brother Khalid blew himself up on a carriage...

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Trump says Muslims not doing enough to prevent attacks

Trump says Muslims not doing enough to prevent attacks

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Muslims were failing to report suspicious activity and they must do more to help prevent attacks such as those that killed at least 30 people in Belgium. "When they see trouble they have to report it, they are not reporting...

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Russian transport regulator starts checks on budget airlines: TASS

Russian transport regulator starts checks on budget airlines: TASS

Russian state transport agency Rostransnadzor has started checks on budget airlines, TASS news agency reported on Wednesday. Russian investigators are currently examining the flight recorders from a plane operated by Dubai-based budget carrier Flydubai, which crashed in southern...

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Russian court sentences Ukraine pilot Savchenko to 22 years in prison

Russian court sentences Ukraine pilot Savchenko to 22 years in prison

A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko to 22 years behind bars after she was found guilty of involvement in the killing of two journalists in eastern Ukraine. The court found Savchenko "guilty on all counts" and sentenced her to 22 years in...

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Russia says human error or technical failure two main theories for plane crash - agencies

Russia says human error or technical failure two main theories for plane crash - agencies

The Investigative Committee of Russia said on Saturday that it is looking into a pilot error or a technical failure as the most likely causes for the plane crash that killed 62 in southern Russia, Russian news agencies reported. "At present, we are looking into two main...

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Fugitive from Paris attacks arrested in Brussels shootout: prosecutor

Fugitive from Paris attacks arrested in Brussels shootout: prosecutor

The most-wanted fugitive from November's Paris attacks was arrested after a shootout with police in Brussels on Friday, the Belgian federal prosecutor's office said. Media reported Salah Abdeslam, the 26-year-old French suspect, was wounded in the operation as EU leaders met on...

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U.S. strikes al Shabaab training camp in Somalia, more than 150 killed

U.S. strikes al Shabaab training camp in Somalia, more than 150 killed

The U.S. military carried out a drone strike over the weekend targeting a training camp run by Somali Islamist group al Shabaab about 120 miles north of capital Mogadishu over the weekend, killing more than 150 fighters, the Pentagon said on Monday. "It was a successful strike,"...

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Suicide bomber kills at least eight at Pakistan court

Suicide bomber kills at least eight at Pakistan court

Suicide bomber kills at least eight at Pakistan court- Reuters

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German police arrest doctor suspected of recruiting for IS

German police arrest doctor suspected of recruiting for IS

 German police Thursday arrested a doctor suspected of having recruited a man of limited mental capacity to fight for ISIS in Iraq. Investigators accused the 33-year-old German doctor of brainwashing the 24-year-old man with extremist videos and later paying for his one-way ticket to...

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Indonesia issues tsunami warning after powerful quake

Indonesia issues tsunami warning after powerful quake

A powerful earthquake struck west of Indonesia’s Sumatra island Wednesday, a National Disaster Management Agency spokesperson told Anadolu Agency. "[It has] tsunami potential," Sutopo Purwo Nugroho. The National Disaster Management Agency recorded the earthquake as having a magnitude of 8.3...

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Bin Laden called for Americans to rise up over climate change

Bin Laden called for Americans to rise up over climate change

Osama bin Laden wrote a letter calling on the American people to help President Barack Obama fight "catastrophic" climate change and "save humanity", in the latest evidence of his worries about environmental issues, newly released documents show The letter was among materials...

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Islamist group kills 17 in twin blasts in Somali town

Islamist group kills 17 in twin blasts in Somali town

Somalia's al Shabaab Islamist group bombed a busy junction and a nearby restaurant on Sunday in the town of Baidoa, killing at least 17 people, a police officer and the group said. Al Shabaab often carries out such suicide attacks in the capital and elsewhere in its bid to topple Somalia's...

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Small plane with 11 people on board crashes in western Nepal

Small plane with 11 people on board crashes in western Nepal

An official says a small plane with 11 people on board has crashed in mountainous western Nepal. Government official Padamlal Lamichane said at least one person had died according to initial reports. He said the plane belonging to Kasthamandap Airlines appeared to have technical trouble...

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Zika crisis to 'get worse before it gets better': WHO chief

Zika crisis to 'get worse before it gets better': WHO chief

The Zika virus, believed to be linked to the serious birth defect microcephaly, presents a "formidable" challenge that will be hard to stamp out, World Health Organization chief Margaret Chan said Wednesday. "Things could get worse before it gets better," she said in Rio de Janeiro after a...

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Australia to put asylum seeker baby in community detention

Australia to put asylum seeker baby in community detention

Australia’s immigration minister confirmed Sunday that an asylum seeker baby who doctors have refused to discharge from a hospital in Queensland state will be placed in community detention rather than immediately deported to an offshore detention center in Nauru. The announcement...

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Zika crisis pressures Vatican to soften contraception stance

Zika crisis pressures Vatican to soften contraception stance

On the frontline of Brazil's fight against Zika, Vandson Holanda sends Roman Catholic volunteers into the poorest areas of this city, showing residents how to protect themselves against mosquitoes that carry the virus linked to birth defects. Get rid of trash where water...

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