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Associated Press | Sinan Salaheddin | July 5, 2011

BAGHDAD (AP) — A combined car bomb and roadside bombing in a town north of Baghdad killed at least 35 people and wounded 47 on Tuesday, Iraqi officials said.

The bombing is the latest in a series of insurgent attacks as the Iraqi government and political factions debate whether to officially request from the United States that some American troops stay in the country past their year-end withdrawal deadline.

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by VOA News | June 2, 2011

 

MOGADISHU – New clashes in Somalia’s capital have killed at least 17 people, as pro-government troops continue to battle militants for control of a popular commercial site.

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CNN, By Barbara Starr

29 April 2011

The NATO alliance in Afghanistan anticipates insurgents will attempt to launch an extensive new round of attacks against U.S. and coalition forces as well as Afghan civilians “in the coming days,” according to an International Security Assistance Force military official. (more…)

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By TOLonews.com

25 April 2011

At least five Afghan civilians were wounded in a roadside bomb blast in eastern Afghanistan on Monday, local officials said. (more…)

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By TOLonews.com

23 April 2011

More than 9,000 civilians have lost their lives in the past three years in Afghanistan, a joint report by UN and Independent Human Rights Commission said. (more…)

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AFP

20 April 2011

ASADABAD: A child was among three civilians who died in a Nato air strike in eastern Afghanistan which also killed 14 insurgents, local officials said Wednesday.

The attack by the Nato-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) happened late Tuesday in the Dangam district of Kunar province, provincial governor Fazlullah Wahidi told AFP. (more…)

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By: Bilal Sarwary

April 6, 2011

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has ordered an investigation into reports that a Nato-led raid killed a number of civilians earlier this week.

There have been conflicting accounts of what happened during the raid in the northern province of Sar-e Pol.

The local governor said five of those killed were civilians and only one was an insurgent. Nato says all those killed or arrested were militants. (more…)

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