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REUTERS | Khaled Yacoub Oweis | July 11, 2011

 

Syrian forces killed at least one civilian and injured 20 in Homs on Monday during the heaviest raids on the city since troops deployed there two months ago to crush dissent against President Bashar al-Assad, residents said.

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The Local | Hannah Cleaver | May 20, 2011

An investigation being carried out at the Provincial Advisory Team (PAT) base has so far established that German soldiers on Wednesday were shooting at protesters’ legs and in three or four cases, at their torsos.

“In one case, according to current information, a hit in the head-neck area cannot be ruled out,” a statement from the Bundeswehr released on Friday said. (more…)

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Source: Government of Somalia

Date: 02 Feb 2011
(Mogadishu, February 2, 2011) -Initial findings of a government investigation into yesterday’s tragic shooting attack in Mogadishu suggest that one of the soldiers in the incident had accidentally discharged, and hit the victims. At least 17 innocent people lost their lives and more than 50 were injured in the tragedy. (more…)

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By BBC News

Taliban gunmen have shot dead the deputy mayor of the southern Afghan city of Kandahar. (more…)

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By BBC News

Five Pakistani construction workers have been shot dead by unidentified gunmen on motorcycles in southern Afghanistan, officials say. (more…)

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Deadly Clash Underscores Rift Over Interpretation of U.S.-Iraq Deal

By Ernesto Londoño

Washington Post Foreign Service
Saturday, July 25, 2009

ABU GHRAIB, Iraq — When insurgents attacked an American convoy with AK-47 rounds and a couple of grenades on a dusty highway in a Baghdad suburb this week, U.S. soldiers returned fire, chased the suspects through narrow alleyways and raided houses. (more…)

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By SAMEER N. YACOUB – 1 day ago

BAGHDAD (AP) — A car bomb exploded in an alley Saturday in a village in northern Iraq, killing at least four people, wounding others and destroying eight homes, police said. Another six people died in bombings in Baghdad. (more…)

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