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By BBC News

At least 38 people have been killed in a suspected suicide attack at a political party rally in north-west Pakistan, police say. (more…)

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By MUHIBULLAH HABIBI and ABDUL WAHEED WAFA

Published: July 6, 2009

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — A car bomb exploded near the main NATO airbase in Kandahar airport early Monday in an apparent suicide attack, killing at least two civilians and injuring 12 and two Afghan Army soldiers, officials said. (more…)

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By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Published: July 6, 2009

KABUL (AP) — A roadside bomb in northern Afghanistan killed four American soldiers Monday, while a suicide attack in the south killed two civilians, officials said. (more…)

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From The Times
June 23, 2009

It was the Taleban’s demand to take the women they had widowed that was the last straw for the residents of Upper Dir. (more…)

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By Mike Sergeant , BBC News, Baghdad

In recent months, Iraqi politicians and US military commanders had become increasingly confident that this country was finally on the right track.

At the weekend Maj Gen David Perkins, the coalition spokesman, said that Iraq had moved “from a very unstable to a stable position”.

Three major bombings in less than a week will be causing some anxiety among political leaders in Baghdad and Washington.

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By KHALID FAZLY and KIRK SEMPLE
The New York Times

KABUL, Afghanistan — A man wrapped in explosives approached a police car passing through a crowded marketplace in the southern province of Helmand on Monday and detonated himself, killing at least seven people and wounding at least 27, the local authorities said.

The attack, coming on the busiest shopping day of the week in the town of Musa Qala, seemed intended to inflict the highest number of casualties possible. Five of the dead were civilians and two were police officers, and all but five of the wounded were civilians, said Asadullah Sherzad, the police chief of Helmand Province. (more…)

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by AFP

KABUL (AFP) — A suicide attack apparently targeted at a foreign forces vehicle on a road running past the parliament building in the Afghan capital Sunday killed two civilians, Kabul police said. (more…)

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