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8 dead amid protests in Bolivia

At least eight people died after the police and military forces clashed with protestors on Friday in the Bolivian city of Sacaba, Cochabamba department, local authorities reported on Saturday. “We have eight confirmed dead; we’re highly concerned by the number ...

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Car bomb kills at least 18 in Syrian town held by Turkey

A car bomb exploded Saturday in a northern Syrian town controlled by Turkey-backed opposition fighters, killing at least 18 people and wounding several others, Syrian opposition activists and Turkey’s Defense Ministry said. Northern Syria has been hit by several explosions ...

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Bolivia’s growing crisis turns deadly as 5 killed in clash

Bolivia’s political crisis turned deadly after security forces opened fire on supporters of Evo Morales in a central town, killing at least five people, injuring dozens and threatening the interim government’s efforts to restore stability following the resignation of the ...

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Serbia’s president hospitalized with cardiovascular problems

The office of Serbia’s president says he has been hospitalized with cardiovascular problems. The statement released Saturday says that Aleksandar Vucic was admitted to the military hospital in Belgrade, the capital, on Friday afternoon. No other details were immediately available. ...

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3 killed, 3 injured in cooking plant boiler explosion in India’s Bihar

Three labourers were killed and three others injured when a boiler of a cooking plant exploded in Bihar’s East Champaran district of India on Saturday, police said, reports PTI. The boiler of the cooking plant of an NGO at Bangra ...

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Roadside bomb kills 3 paramilitary troops in Pakistan

Three paramilitary troops were killed and five others injured by a road side bomb attack in southwest Pakistan on Friday night, reports AP. Zia Lango, home minister for Baluchistan province, says a remote-controlled bomb was placed in a motorcycle parked ...

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Muslim voters attacked as Sri Lanka elects president

A convoy of buses carrying Muslim voters in northern Sri Lanka was attacked by gunfire and stones and blocked by burning tires hours before polls opened Saturday in presidential elections, according to a group monitoring election violence, reports AP. There ...

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For Obama and Patrick, a long friendship and political bond

Deval Patrick was in need of a pep talk. He was staring down reelection as Massachusetts governor in 2010, in the midst of a sluggish economic recovery that would ultimately contribute to sweeping Democratic defeats across the country. In stepped ...

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Aung San Suu Kyi named in Argentine lawsuit over crimes against Rohingya

Former democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi is among several top Myanmar officials named Wednesday in a case filed in Argentina for crimes against Rohingya Muslims, the first time the Nobel Laureate has been legally targeted over the crisis. Rohingya ...

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Road accident in Iran kills 28 Afghan nationals

At least 28 Afghan nationals were killed and 21 people injured when two vans collided in the country’s Khash in Sistan and Baluchistan province on Thursday. Iran’s semi-official ILNA news agency is reporting that the incident occurred  about 1,500 kilometers, ...

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