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By BBC News

Gunmen have killed a former member of parliament and three other men in an attack on their vehicle in northern Pakistan’s volatile Charsadda district. (more…)

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By Voice of America News

Violence in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Wednesday left a Sunni cleric and a senior police official dead. (more…)

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By Leila Fadel and Jinan Hussein

Washington Post

BAGHDAD — Gunmen pretending to be Iraqi security forces and U.S. soldiers killed at least 24 people here, shooting some and slitting others’ throats as they moved from house to house, officials and residents said Saturday.

The victims of the hour-long incident included women and children, but most were members of the Awakening, Sunni paramilitary forces also known as the Sons of Iraq that battled insurgents at the behest of the U.S. military. (more…)

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By Reuters

March 25 (Reuters) – Following are security developments in Iraq at 1545 GMT on Thursday. (more…)

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By AFP

BAGHDAD (AFP) – Six people, including a policeman and a soldier, were killed in a spate of attacks across Iraq on Sunday, security and ministry officials said. (more…)

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By Reuters

KABUL (Reuters) – Five Afghan civilians, four of them children, were killed in an explosion Thursday, and gunmen shot dead a South African construction contractor and his Afghan colleague in a separate attack, officials said. (more…)

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By Michael Georgy

OGHI, Pakistan, March 10 (Reuters) – Suspected Islamist militants stormed an office of a U.S.-based Christian aid agency in Pakistan on Wednesday, killing six members of staff in a hail of bullets and a bomb. (more…)

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