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KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, March 12 (Agencies) — Two of three suicide bombers were killed when they attacked a base of Afghan intelligence agency in former Taliban stronghold of southern Kandahar province on Wednesday, provincial police spokesman Zia Durani said. “Three suicide bombers attacked a base of National Directorate of Security (NDS)  at 10:00 a.m. local time […]

MANILA, March 12 (Agencies) — Seven people were killed in a predawn fire in Malabon City in Philippine capital region, Malabon Central Fire Station said Wednesday.  The youngest decedent was only four year old, while the oldest was 52. A certain Alvin Cruz-Santos was also injured due to first degree burn. The fire started at […]

DHAKA, Dec 1 (Agencies) A total of 507 people were killed in political violence in Bangladesh in 2013, making it the deadliest year since the country’s independence four decades ago, a human rights group said Tuesday. The Ain of Salish Kendra (ASK) said most of the deaths occurred during clashes between security forces and opposition protesters over […]

BAGHDAD, Jan. 01:(AFP) – Violence in Iraq surged in 2013 to its worst level in five years, figures released Wednesday showed, fuelled by discontent among the Sunni Arab minority and the civil war in neighbouring Syria.Bombs tore through markets, cafes, football fields and mosques, militants assaulted prisons, police stations and other government facilities, and families […]

TOPSHOTSA Pakistani man helps an injured Christian woman on her arrival at the hospital after two suicide bomb attacks on a Church in Peshawar on September 22, 2013. Two suicide bombers killed at least 53 people and wounded more than 100 in an attack on a church service in the restive northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, officials said.  AFP PHOTO

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Sept. 22:(Agency): A twin suicide bombing killed more than 70 people at a church service in northwest Pakistan on Sunday in what is believed to be the deadliest attack on Christians in the country. The two attackers struck at the end of a service at All Saints Church in Peshawar, the main town […]


CANBERRA, Sept 19, (AFP) – Tony Abbott was sworn in as Australia’s new prime minister on Wednesday. Officially ending six years of Labor rule, with The conservative vowing to get straight down to business Abbott was elected as new PM of the country. The 55-year-old leader of the Liberal/National coalition government was sworn in at Government […]

NEW DELHI, Sept. 19: Agencies – A court in northern India Wednesday ordered to arrest many of suspects including politicians and community leaders for inciting violence during recent Hindu-Muslim clashes. 49 people had died on these clashes. The state lawmakers, issued order to arrest the leaders including those from the ruling Congress party and main […]

BHUBANESWAR, INDIA, SEPT 14, 2013 (AFP) – Security forces killed 14 Maoists in a firefight in eastern India on Saturday, police said, marking the latest bloodshed in a long conflict in which the rebels have been battling to overthrow the government. It was the single biggest rebel death toll in Orissa state from one incident […]


SHILLONG, India (AFP) – A powerful bomb blast in India’s restive northeast — plagued for decades by separatist violence — has killed nine labourers and injured about 21 other people, police said Saturday. The explosion took place late Friday in a busy area on the outskirts of Imphal, capital of the state of Manipur, which […]


PARIS, (AFP) – A report by United Nations inspectors probing a chemical weapons attack in Syria will “probably” be published on Monday, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Thursday. “It will say that there was a chemical massacre,” Fabius told French radio. The inspectors left Syria on August 31 after collecting samples as part of […]