2017 August 07

Archive for August 7th, 2017

UN: Inquiries Ongoing into Reports of Afghan Civilian Massacre

August 7, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD � The United Nations says it is looking into reports insurgents have massacred dozens of people, mostly civilians, in northern Afghanistan in recent days.

Local authorities say the incident took place Saturday after the Taliban attacked and overran Mirza …

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Truck Blast Injures More Than 30 in Pakistan

August 7, 2017 |

A truck bomb injured more than 30 people late Monday in Pakistan, in the latest bombing to rattle the eastern city of Lahore.

"The explosive material was planted inside a truck which was loaded with fruit," said Abdullah Khan Sumbal, …

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Controversial Pakistani Charity Launches Political Party

August 7, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD � A Pakistani Islamist charity, which the United States designated as a "foreign terrorist organization" three years ago, has formed a new political party with a mission to enter mainstream politics and contest future national elections.

The controversial charity, …

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More Than 20 Wounded In Lahore Bomb Blast, Officials Say

August 7, 2017 |

Pakistani officials say a bomb blast has wounded at least 22 people in the eastern city of Lahore.

Provincial Punjabi government spokesman Malik Muhammad Ahmad Khan said on August 7 that the bomb was planted inside a truck loaded with …

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UN: Inquiries Ongoing into Reports of Afghan Civilian Massacre

August 7, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD � The United Nations says it is looking into reports insurgents have massacred dozens of people, mostly civilians, in northern Afghanistan in recent days.

Local authorities say the incident took place Saturday after the Taliban attacked and overran Mirza …

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