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US, Afghan forces killed more civilians than insurgents: UN

NEW YORK: Afghan civilians are for the first time being killed in greater numbers by US and pro-government forces than by the Taliban and other insurgent groups, a UN report released Wednesday revealed. The bloody milestone comes as the US steps up its air campaign in Afghanistan while pushing for ...

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Saudi-led air raids kill 68 Yemen civilians in one day: UN

SANAA: Sixty-eight Yemeni civilians were killed in two separate air raids by the Saudi-led Arab coalition in one day, the UN humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen Jamie McGoldrick said on Thursday. The first air strike on Tuesday hit a “crowded popular market” in Taez province, killing 54 civilians including eight children, ...

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US air strike kills 13 civilians: Afghan officials

KABUL: Thirteen civilians from the same family were killed and another 15 wounded in a US air strike on Taliban fighters in eastern Afghanistan, Afghan authorities said Thursday. US Forces-Afghanistan said it has launched an investigation into the incident which an Afghan official said also killed more than a dozen insurgents ...

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Attack on Indonesia church hurts kids

JAKARTA – Several children were injured after a man allegedly threw Molotov cocktails at a church during a Sunday service in Indonesia, police said. They were playing in the parking area of the church on Indonesia’s Borneo island when the man threw the bombs from his motorbike. It was the ...

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