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Violent protests escalate in Bosnia – BBC News

BBC NewsDemonstrators in Bosnia-Hercegovina have set fire to government buildings, in the worst unrest since the end of the 1992-95 war. Hundreds of people have been injured in three days of protests over high unemployment…

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Baghdad bombs, one near foreign ministry, kill 24 – AFP

AFPBaghdad — Three explosions in Baghdad, including one opposite the foreign ministry, killed 24 people on Wednesday, the latest in the country’s worst surge of violence in nearly six years. The attacks, which wounded dozens…

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Afghan Presidential Election Campaign Kicks Off – ABC News

ABC NewsCampaigning is officially underway for Afghanistan’s presidential election, with 11 candidates vying to succeed President Hamid Karzai. The April 5 presidential vote will be a crucial test of whether Afghanistan can ensure a stable…

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Gunfire Paves Bloody Way To Thai Elections – TIME

TIMEGunmen opened fire on pro-government demonstrators in Bangkok, Thailand on Saturday, wounding at least six people and ratcheting up tensions just one day before Sunday’s key national elections. Around eight gunmen emerged from a crowd…

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Bangkok tense on eve of Thailand election – ABC Online

ABC OnlineThailand’s anti-government protesters have sought to block ballot boxes being distributed in several parts of the country on the eve of its general election. Scores of protesters have blocked a ballot box distribution centre…

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Iraq forces free hostages as January toll tops 900 – AFP

AFPBaghdad — Iraqi forces ended a hostage-taking at a Baghdad government building killing four militants on Thursday, as nationwide violence took January’s death toll past 900 with elections looming. The brazen assault on a building…

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Egypt anniversary clashes kill at least 29 – BBC News

BBC NewsAt least 29 people have killed and more than 100 injured in clashes as Egypt marks the third anniversary of the 2011 uprising. Rival demonstrations of supporters and opponents of the military-backed government took…

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Explosions rock Cairo, 5 dead; dozens wounded – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCAIRO – A massive explosion hit Egyptian police headquarters in downtown Cairo early Friday in the deadliest bomb blast in Egypt’s capital since a military coup ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi last summer. A…


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