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By China View

KABUL, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) — Four guards of a road construction company were killed in a mine explosion in Paktika province east of Afghanistan Thursday, spokesman of provincial administration Hamidullah Zawak said.

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Conference opens in Dublin to ban cluster bombs

By Robin Millard
Agence France Presse

Representatives from around 100 countries opened a 12-day conference Monday in a bid to agree a global ban on cluster bombs, one of the most lethal weapons facing civilians caught up in conflict.

The talks, at Dublin’s Croke Park Gaelic sports stadium, is aiming for a wide-ranging pact that would completely wipe out the use, production and stockpiling of cluster bombs by its signatories. (more…)

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