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Suicide bombers kill dozens at Shi'ite center in Afghan capital

Suicide bombers kill dozens at Shi'ite center in Afghan capitalBy Abdul Aziz Ibrahimi and Akram Walizada KABUL (Reuters) – Suicide bombers stormed a Shi’ite cultural center and news agency in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing more than 40 people and wounding scores, many of them students attending a conference. Islamic State said in an online statement that it was responsible for the attack, saying the center received support from Iran. It was the latest in a series that the movement has claimed on Shi’ite targets in Kabul.



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Suicide bombers attack church in Pakistan, killing 9

Suicide bombers attack church in Pakistan, killing 9QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Two suicide bombers struck a church in Pakistan on Sunday, killing nine people and wounding more than 50 others, authorities said, in the first attack on a church claimed by the country's Islamic State group affiliate.



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At Least 60 Dead After Suicide Bombers Attack Mosques in Afghanistan

At Least 60 Dead After Suicide Bombers Attack Mosques in AfghanistanSuicide bombers struck two mosques in Afghanistan during Friday prayers, a Shiite mosque in Kabul and a Sunni mosque in western Ghor province, killing at least 63 people at the end of a particularly deadly week for the troubled nation.



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North Korea Threatens to Shoot Down U.S. Bombers

North Korea Threatens to Shoot Down U.S. BombersAn escalating war of words between Trump and Kim raises specter of accidental confrontation.



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North Korea Readies Jet Build Up as U.S. Bombers Fly In

North Korea Readies Jet Build Up as U.S. Bombers Fly InThe regime has already said it considers shooting U.S. jets outside of its airspace justified.



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North Korea says U.S. 'declared war' warns it could shoot down U.S. bombers

North Korea says U.S. 'declared war' warns it could shoot down U.S. bombersNorth Korea's foreign minister said on Monday that President Donald Trump had declared war on North Korea and that Pyongyang reserves the right to take countermeasures, including shooting down U.S. bombers even if they are not in its air space.



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US bombers fly near North Korea in show of force after Donald Trump 'rocket man' comments

US bombers fly near North Korea in show of force after Donald Trump 'rocket man' commentsThe show of force follows a contentious week in which Mr Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un exchanged personal barbs over North Korea’s nuclear ambitions. The comments marked an escalation in rhetorical warfare that has already seen Mr Trump promise “fire and fury” if North Korea does not curb its pursuit of nuclear weapons that could hit America. Earlier on Saturday an earthquake was detected near the site where North Korea has conducted numerous nuclear tests, sparking fears of a new detonation.



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U.S. Flies Bombers Off North Korea Coast in Show of Force

U.S. Flies Bombers Off North Korea Coast in Show of Force"We are prepared to use the full range of military capabilities"



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US flies bombers, fighters in show of force against N. Korea

US flies bombers, fighters in show of force against N. KoreaSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The United States flew some of its most advanced warplanes in bombing drills with ally South Korea on Thursday, a clear warning after North Korea launched a midrange ballistic missile designed to carry nuclear bombs over Japan earlier this week, the U.S. and South Korean militaries said. North Korea hates such displays of U.S. military might at close range and will likely respond with fury.



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US heavy bombers, jets in show of force against North Korea

US heavy bombers, jets in show of force against North KoreaUS heavy bombers and stealth jet fighters took part in a joint live fire drill in South Korea on Thursday, intended as a show of force against the North after its latest missile launch. “South Korean and US air forces conducted an air interdiction exercise in order to strongly cope with North Korea’s repeated firing of ballistic missiles and development of nuclear weapons,” the South’s air force said in a statement. Two B-1B “Lancer” bombers from Guam and four F-35B stealth jet fighters from the Marine Corps’ Iwakuni airbase in Japan conducted the drill, with four South Korean jet fighters also taking part.



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