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A suicide attack on an army recruitment center in northern Afghanistan has left 36 people dead and another 42 wounded, a local official said Monday.
"There was a suicide attack at the army recruitment center in Kunduz city," said Mehboubullah Sayedi, a spokesman for the governor of Kunduz province.Full Story
German, Spanish and Italian league leaders Borussia Dortmund, Barcelona, AC Milan made uncharacteristic slip-ups at the weekend, with varying consequences to their title hopes.
Bundesliga trailblazers Dortmund fell to only their third defeat of the season, a 1-0 reverse to Hoffenheim; Barcelona were held 1-1 by Sevilla, and Milan suffered the same fate against Bari.Full Story
A suicide attacker rammed a truck packed with explosives into an army barracks in Iraq's restive Diyala province Monday, killing at least 11 troops and wounding 14, a security official said.
The attack took place at around 6:00 am (0300 GMT) at an army base at Kanaan, some 70 kilometers northeast of Baghdad, the official said.Full Story
The Indian navy has captured 61 suspected Somali pirates and rescued 13 fishermen after a firefight with a pirate mother ship in the Arabian Sea, a navy spokesman said Monday.
"A total of 74 men have been apprehended of which 61 are suspected to be Somali pirates," Indian navy spokesman P.V.S Satish said, adding the incident happened on Saturday night within Indian waters.Full Story
The primary containment vessel at the quake-damaged Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan was not damaged in an explosion there Monday, the U.N. atomic watchdog IAEA said.
"Japan’s Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency (NISA) has provided the IAEA with further information about the hydrogen explosion that occurred today at the Unit 3 reactor at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant," the International Atomic Energy Agency said in a statement.Full Story
At least three militants died Monday in a U.S. strike on a vehicle in a tribal town in northwestern Pakistan near the Afghan border, security officials said.
The drone fired two missiles on a suspect vehicle and initial reports suggest three militants were killed, according to a security official, requesting anonymity.Full Story
Bahraini police on Sunday clashed with demonstrators trying to occupy Manama's banking center, as protests spread to the heart of the strategic Gulf state's business district.
Witnesses said police fired tear gas and rubber bullets at around 350 activists who had sealed off the Financial Harbor business complex with road blocks and a human chain.Full Story
Forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi are "marching to cleanse the country" of insurgents, military spokesman Colonel Milad Hussein told a news conference on Sunday.
"Our raids are forcing the terrorists to flee. We have liberated Zawiyah, Uqayla, Ras Lanuf and Brega and the army is advancing to liberate the rest of the regions," he said.Full Story
Thousands of Turkish journalists took to the streets here on Sunday demanding the release of colleagues in prison and raising the issue of press freedom.
Journalists supported by activists, intellectuals, and some opposition parties marched in central Istanbul.Full Story
Bahraini police on Sunday fired tear gas at protesters in Pearl Square for the first time since demonstrators began an anti-regime sit-in there last month, witnesses said.
Several protesters were hurt after inhaling tear gas fired by riot police from a bridge overlooking the square, but the security forces pulled out shortly after, witnesses said.Full Story