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Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan hit by suspected suicide car bomb

Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan hit by suspected suicide car bomb

 A suspected suicide car bomber rammed the gates of the Chinese embassy in the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek on Tuesday, killing the attacker and wounding at least three other people, officials said.
  • IS-claimed bombing against Yemen recruits kills 60

    A suicide car bombing claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 60 people Monday at an army recruitment centre in Aden, in the latest jihadist attack to hit the Yemeni city.
  • Suicide attack kills 18 in Iraq oasis town

     Attackers armed with suicide vests, rifles and grenades killed 18 people in the Iraqi oasis town of Ain al-Tamer, many of them guests at a wedding party, local officials said Monday.
  • Colombia FARC rebels announce definitive ceasefire

    The commander of Colombia's biggest rebel movement said Sunday its fighters will permanently cease hostilities with the government beginning with the first minute of Monday, as a result of their peace accord ending one of the world's longest-running ...

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Nigerian air force says kills top Boko Haram militants, leader believed wounded At least 10 killed in suicide car bomb attack in Somalia Three dead in protests after DR Congo massacre Nearly 1mn South Sudan refugees face dire conditions, says UN New Boko Haram video 'shows Chibok girls' Nineteen killed in clashes in central DRCongo

Middle East

IS-claimed bombing against Yemen recruits kills 60 Suicide attack kills 18 in Iraq oasis town Turkish airstrikes kill 35 civilians in northern Syria Turkey sends more tanks into Syria after IS-held town capture Suicide truck bomb blamed on PKK kills 11 police in Turkey Bolivian deputy minister killed by miners

Europe

Germany expects fewer than 300,000 refugees this year Italy holds state funeral for 35 of earthquake's victims Suicide truck bomb blamed on PKK kills 11 police in Turkey Italy quake death toll nears 250 Death toll rises to at least 120 in Italy earthquake World's largest aircraft damaged in crash landing

Asia - Pacific

Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan hit by suspected suicide car bomb Powerful quake hits Myanmar, damaging famed Bagan temples British woman killed, man hurt in stabbings in Australia North Korea launches ballistic missile from submarine Over 1,900 killed in 'chilling' Philippines war on drugs South Korea, US start drills despite N. Korea's nuclear threat

US & Canada

Dozens of wildfires rage across arid U.S. West Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns Two US swimmers leave Brazil after admitting to inventing mugging

Latin America & Caribbean

Colombia FARC rebels announce definitive ceasefire 8 troops killed in suspected rebel attack in north Paraguay Colombia, FARC rebels reach deal to end half-century of bloodshed

South Asia

At least 12 dead in India from drinking tainted liquor 33 killed in Nepal bus accident Bombing at a hospital in Pakistani city of Quetta kills 42

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Terrorist attacks in Brussels

More than 30 people were killed in twin attacks on Brussels airport and a rush-hour metro train in the Belgian capital on Tuesday, triggering security ...

Total Eclipse of the Sun

People gazed at the sky in wonder and cheered while others knelt in prayer as a total eclipse of the sun unfolded over Indonesia on Wednesday, briefly ...

Police, protesters clash in Turkey over newspaper seizure

A leading Turkish newspaper opposed to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and seized by authorities warned of the "darkest days" in the history of the pre ...

Kosovo MPs stage new tear gas protest in parliament

Opposition MPs in Kosovo disrupted the first parliamentary session of the year on Friday with what has become their commonplace method of protest -- r ...

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Alternatives to military intervention in Syria

In June the influential Center for New American Security (CNAS) issued a report that urges greater U.S. military involvement in Syria to def ...

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