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Dozens of young girls were being buried Sunday at a desolate hilltop cemetery in Kabul after an attack.

Mohamed Nasheed, 53, underwent 16 hours of life-saving operations for injuries to his head, chest, abdomen and limbs in the Maldivian capital after a bomb blast late Thursday.

Iran diplomat's 20-year sentence for France <em>bomb</em> plot confirmed

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Iran diplomat's 20-year sentence for France bomb plot confirmed

The lawyer for Assadollah Assadi, an Iranian diplomat convicted of plotting to bomb an opposition rally outside Paris, 'failed' to lodge an appeal, according to Belgium's federal prosecutor's office.

Afghan retreat: US formally withdrawing from its longest war

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Afghan retreat: US formally withdrawing from its longest war

Afghan security forces were on high alert Saturday for any possible attacks on retreating US troops.

Scotland's Dundee has officially recognised Palestine as a country

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Scotland's Dundee has officially recognised Palestine as a country

The decision to recognise Palestine as a state comes four decades after the Scottish city was twinned with Nablus, Palestine.

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Pakistan Taliban claim deadly blast at luxury hotel

The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility Thursday for a deadly suicide blast at a luxury hotel hosting the Chinese ambassador.

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One killed in market explosion in Iraq's capital

The cause of the Sadr City blast was not immediately known.

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Iran searches for culprits following Natanz nuclear facility attack

Iran is hunting down the people it believes responsible for an attack that damaged the Natanz uranium enrichment facility.

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Child among dead in attack on Mogadishu tea shop

An attack on a tea shop in the Somali capital left at least five civilians dead on Saturday, including a child.

Al-Shabaab attacks two key Somali bases: army

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Al-Shabaab attacks two key Somali bases: army

Somalia's army chief said the army is in control of both sites in the country's south after troops engaged the militants in an intense gun ...

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Algeria arrests 5 for planning attacks on Hirak protests

Five people were arrested in Algeria on suspicion of planning "terrorist" acts against weekly Hirak pro-democracy protests in the country's ...

Assassination campaign targets intellectuals in Afghanistan

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Assassination campaign targets intellectuals in Afghanistan

An increasing threat against judges, journalists, intellectuals and human rights defenders has generated a powerful climate of fear among the ...

Afghan <em>bomb</em> kills 8, UN slams high civilian deaths

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Afghan bomb kills 8, UN slams high civilian deaths

No one has claimed responsibility for the car bombing in western Afghanistan, which killed at least eight people and injured 47.

Biden halts drone strikes outside of war zones

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Biden halts drone strikes outside of war zones

The Biden administration will halt drone strikes in areas where US forces are not present, changing course from the pervious administration.

Officials: Roadside bombs in Afghanistan kill 3, wound 20

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Officials: Roadside bombs in Afghanistan kill 3, wound 20

Afghanistan has seen a spike in violence as peace negotiations in Qatar between the Taliban and the Afghan government have stalled.

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NATO chief urges peace talks

Jens Stoltenberg has called for further peace talks between the Taliban and Afghan government.

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Bombing kills two Kabul University lecturers: Afghan official

An explosion has killed two lecturers in Kabul, but no group has claimed responsibility.

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Afghan judge shot dead in Jalalabad ambush

Judge Hafizullah was attacked as he headed to work in a motor trishaw and shot dead.

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Car bombs kill 11 in Turkish-held north Syria: monitor

The first attack near a cultural centre in the town of Azaz has killed six civilians, including a young girl.

Explosion outside Israeli embassy heightens New Delhi nerves

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Explosion outside Israeli embassy heightens New Delhi nerves

A small bomb that exploded outside the Israeli embassy in New Delhi left the Indian capital on heightened alert.

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Israeli embassy in Delhi on high alert before blast

Ambassador Ron Malka said he was not surprised by Friday's attack on the New Delhi embassy.

<em>Car</em> <em>bomb</em> kills 4 in northern Syria

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Car bomb kills 4 in northern Syria

The explosion killed four Turkey-backed rebel fighters, according to activists.

Explosion outside Israeli embassy in New Delhi

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Explosion outside Israeli embassy in New Delhi

A police statement described the explosive as a "very low intensity improvised device" that blew out the windows on three nearby cars.

Belgian court postpones verdict in Iran diplomat case

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Belgian court postpones verdict in Iran diplomat case

Diplomat Assadollah Assadi is accused of involvement in an alleged plot to bomb an Iranian opposition rally in Paris.

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