ISLAMABAD — Army troops were called in at a district in southern Pakistan after clashes between political rivals claimed 11 lives on Saturday, officials said.

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Several others were injured when activists of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League-Functional fought face to face in Khairpur district of Sindh province, where the PPP rules. (Pakistan-Violence)
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CAIRO — Rescue teams have found at least 100 bodies in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula where a Russian airliner carrying 224 people crashed on Saturday, a security source told Xinhua.
The rescue teams are still searching for survivors and have transferred bodies of the victims to hospitals in Cairo by military planes, the source said. (Egypt-Air Crash)
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BUCHAREST — The death toll increased to 27 in the nightclub fire late Friday in downtown Bucharest, announced official of the Interior Ministry early Saturday.

“This is an unprecedented tragedy,” said Secretary of State at the Interior Ministry Raed Arafat, fearing that the death toll could grow. (Romania-Nightclub Fire)
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GHAZNI, Afghanistan — A dozen Taliban militants including key commander Mullah Manan were killed as aircraft struck their hideout in Nawa district of Ghazni province on Saturday, provincial governor Mohammad Aman Hamim said.
“Acting upon intelligence report, air raids were conducted against militants hideout in Nawa district, leaving 12 insurgents including Taliban key commander Mullah Manan dead on Saturday morning,” Hamim told Xinhua. (Afghanistan-Airstrike-Taliban)
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SRINAGAR, Indian-controlled Kashmir — Seven people were wounded Saturday in a grenade attack in Indian-controlled Kashmir, police said.

The grenade attack was carried out at Anantnag town, about 56 km south of Srinagar city, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir. (India-Kashmir-Attack) Enditem

Source: Xinhua


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