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Pakistan Army School Massacre by Talibans Leaves 148 Dead; 2014’s Worst Terrorist Attack?

Children were the majority of the 148 people killed Tuesday in a Taliban retaliatory attack on a school run by the Pakistani army in the northwestern city of Peshawar, where children of army officers study. The death toll included 132 students and nine school employees, the military’s director of public information, Gen. Asim Bajwa, told a press conference. Another 122 ...

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6.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits China; Japan Too Jolted, 39 Injured

At least two people were killed and around 54 injured in China when a 6.3 magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale hit south-west China’s Sichuan province at 4:55 p.m. Saturday, with its epicenter in Tagong town, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center. Soon another earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 jolted central Japan injuring 39 so far and many ...

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45 Killed in Pak’s Wagah Border Blast; BSF on High Alert in Punjab

Border Security Force (BSF) troopers were put on high alert along the India-Pakistan international border Sunday evening after a massive blast left over 45 people dead and over 70 others injured at Wagah in neighbouring Pakistan. The dead include men, women, children and Pakistan Rangers troopers. Most of them were returning from the Wagah border retreat ceremony. BSF officials at ...

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California Hit by 6 Magnitude Earthquake After Midnight; 100 Injured, Buildings Damaged, Water Pipelines Broken

California region was hit by a massive earthquake measuring 6 magnitude on Richter scale at 3:30 am on Sunday morning, injuring about 100 residents, igniting fires and damaging many buildings in the vicinity of Napa area, said initial reports. Many residents were jolted out of their sleep and forced to rush on to the streets, said witnesses. The earthquake struck ...

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Minor explosion hits Pune, one injured

Exactly two weeks after Pune witnessed series of blasts on a busy street forcing the country’s home minister to cancel his intended visit to the city, another minor explosion struck the city on Friday. Currently, the city is witnessing an exodus of the Northeastern people owing to some threats from local people. Early reports show that a five-year-old girl has ...

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