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Car bombs kill 21 people in Iraq; EU warns of donor fatigue

...sounded the stark warning, a wave of car bombs targeting public places after nightfall...there, security officials said.A car bomb near an ice cream shop killed four...Also, police said two separate car bombs killed a total of seven people and...
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On two fronts, Iraqi forces battle Islamic State for Tikrit

...the commander of the Tikrit operation.The IS militants were trying to repel the Iraqi forces with snipers, suicide car bombs, heavy machine guns and mortars, said al-Saadi, speaking to The Associated Press at the front-lines.Tikrit...
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Today in history for Tuesday, Feb. 10

...Wilson's War," died in Dallas at age 76.One year ago: In Iraq, an instructor teaching his militant recruits how to make car bombs accidentally set off explosives in his demonstration, killing 21 of them in a blast that alerted authorities to the existence...
Today in History for Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

...subsequently acquitted by the Senate).(Stations: Al Goldstein entry, note title of magazine)Ten years ago: In Iraq, car bombs tore through a Najaf funeral procession and Karbala's main bus station, killing at least 60 people and wounding more...
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...on the eve of the Republican National Convention to demand that President George W. Bush be turned out of office. A car bomb at the office of a U.S. security contractor in Afghanistan killed about ten people, including three Americans. Closing...
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...the measure - 12 short of the 60 needed - and 50 voted to block it). In Iraq, a suicide attacker detonated a massive car bomb at a checkpoint near the British Embassy and the interim government's headquarters in Baghdad, killing 11 people...
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...called "his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples." A suicide car bomb in a busy market area in Peshawar, Pakistan, killed 53. A surveillance plane assigned to the U.N. peacekeeping mission...
Egypt: Strong explosion rocks police station

...explosion believed to be caused by a car bomb rocked a police headquarters in a...preliminary investigation indicated a car bomb caused the explosion.Egypt's Prime...several security headquarters with car bombs or by suicide bombers.The attack...
Egypt troops move against one Islamist stronghold

...while the most hard-core elements of Morsi's Islamist backers have unleashed a campaign of violence ranging from car bombs to attacks on Christians. No side appears interested in a political settlement.Militants took control of Kerdasa in...
Slack tide: The Unbearable Lightness of Skiing

...despite growing up in the snowy Northeast, I'd never once been skiing. Well, after some cajoling, and several Irish car bombs, the idea of hurtling down a mountain with nothing protecting me but thin slabs of rented fiberglass actually sounded...


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