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  • Israeli vehicles attacked in New Delhi, Tblisi; 4 hurt in bombing

     
    A Israeli diplomat's car exploded near the Indian prime minister's residence in New Delhi on Monday, injuring the wife of an embassy staff member and at least three other people, in what appeared to be a coordinated, two-pronged terror attack against...
  • Plot to assassinate Vladimir Putin foiled, Russian state TV says

     
    Russian state television reported that security forces have prevented an assassination attempt on Premier Vladimir Putin's life, saying the suspects were arrested in Ukraine after an explosion at a rented apartment in early January....
  • Taliban storms Pakistani jail, frees 390 prisoners

     
    Pakistani Taliban militants stormed a prison in northwest Pakistan early Sunday and freed 390 prisoners, including 20 militants, local officials said....
  • Suspicions linger two years after death of Polish president

     
    Two years after a plane crash in Russia killed Polish President Lech Kaczynski and dozens of government officials and military leaders, some Poles refuse to accept Polish and Russian investigators' conclusions that the crash was caused by weather and...
  • Civilian casualties in Afghanistan fall in first half of year, U.N. says

     
    Civilian casualties in the Afghan war fell by 15% in the first half of this year compared with the same period a year ago, the first such decline in five years, the United Nations said....
  • Sinai peacekeepers deny their forces were attacked

     
    The international peacekeeping force long assigned to the Sinai peninsula to oversee the decades-old peace agreement between Israel and Egypt denied reports that its troops had been fired on by armed men....
  • Attack on retired Indian general evokes '84 Golden Temple assault

     
    Sikh India Attack: A painful chapter in India’s history was reopened this week when a retired general who oversaw the storming in 1984 of the Sikh’s most revered site was stabbed in London in an alleged “revenge attack” by...
  • Lebanese intelligence chief among the dead in Beirut car bombing

     
    A top Lebanese intelligence official was among the eight people killed by a car-bomb that exploded Friday in a bustling central district of the Lebanese capital— igniting fears that spillover violence from neighboring Syria may inflame sectarian...
  • Lebanese PM won't resign after assassination of intelligence chief

     
    BEIRUT –- Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati said he would not resign Saturday, a day after a car bomb killed the country’s intelligence chief and raised fears that Syria’s conflict was spilling into Lebanon. Mikati in a televised news...
  • Lebanese army warns against violence amid tensions

     
    The Lebanese army moved Monday to quell unrest following an outbreak of clashes in the aftermath of the politically charged funeral of a police official assassinated in a car bomb attack. The army vowed to use “decisive measures’ to insure...
  • Israel admits responsibility for 1988 assassination

     
    More than 24 years after Palestinian military leader Khalil Ibrahim Wazir was assassinated in Tunisia, Israel acknowledged for the first time that its spy agency Mossad carried out the killing....