Two police officers killed in Dagestan car blast thought to be act of suicide bomber

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on Two police officers killed in Dagestan car blast thought to be act of suicide bomber 

MAKHACHKALA, Feb. 15 — Remains of an unknown person believed to be a suicide bomber who blew himself up have been found at the scene of the car blast

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(UPDATES)Saudi Arabia executes Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr

January 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on (UPDATES)Saudi Arabia executes Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr 

TEHRAN, Jan. 2 — Saudi Arabia on Saturday executed Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, a Shia Muslim cleric known for his sermons criticizing the kingdom’s government and for his support of political protests in the country’s oil-rich Eastern Province.

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Former Belarusian presidential candidate detained while returning to country

September 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Former Belarusian presidential candidate detained while returning to country 

MINSK, Sept. 8 — Former Belarusian presidential candidate Ales Mikhalevich has been detained on Tuesday while returning to the country on the border at the Gudogay railway station. This information that came from Mikhalevich’s wife has been confirmed by the Belarusian State Border Committee.

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15 dead, 70 injured in Tunisia train accident

June 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on 15 dead, 70 injured in Tunisia train accident 

TUNIS, June 16 — At least 15 people were killed and 70 more injured when a train hit a truck in south of the capital Tunis on Tuesday, in one of the worst rail accidents in the country's history, according to the Interior Ministry.

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22 IS militants killed in clashes, airstrike in Iraq

March 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on 22 IS militants killed in clashes, airstrike in Iraq 

BAGHDAD, March 17 — A total of 22 militants from the Islamic State (IS) extremist group were killed on Tuesday in an airstrike and two IS attacks on Iraqi forces in north of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, security sources said.

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Four killed in eastern Ukraine amid fierce fighting

January 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Four killed in eastern Ukraine amid fierce fighting 

KIEV, Jan. 12 — At least four people have been killed as fierce battles between government troops and pro-independence insurgents continued to rage in eastern Ukraine in the past day, officials said on Sunday.

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Bahrain opposition leader in custody for 15 more days

January 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on Bahrain opposition leader in custody for 15 more days 

MANAMA, Jan. 5 — A Bahraini opposition leader was ordered held for 15 more days pending investigations into charges of law violation, Bahrain's High Prosecution announced on its Twitter account.

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Two men detained in Dagestan on suspicion of blowing up police vehicle convoy

January 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Two men detained in Dagestan on suspicion of blowing up police vehicle convoy 

MAKHACHKALA, Jan. 2 — Two residents of the village of Kharachi in Russia’s North Caucasus republic of Dagestan have been detained on suspicion of blowing up a police vehicle convoy on December 12, 2014, Dagestan’s Interior Ministry reported.

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Mi-8 chopper crash-lands in north Russia, 2 killed

December 8, 2014 by · Comments Off on Mi-8 chopper crash-lands in north Russia, 2 killed 

MOSCOW, Dec. 8 — At least two people were killed Sunday when a Mi-8 helicopter crash-landed in north Russia's Nenets Autonomous District, local authorities said.

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Ukrainian artillery hits two kindergartens, university in Donetsk

November 8, 2014 by · Comments Off on Ukrainian artillery hits two kindergartens, university in Donetsk 

DONETSK, Nov. 7 — The Ukrainian Army’s artillery targeted two kindergartens and a university over the past 24 hours in Donetsk, the Interior Ministry of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic said on Friday.

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