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3 NATO soldiers killed in E. Afghanistan

KABUL: Three NATO soldiers were killed in separate attacks in eastern Afghanistan at the weekend, the International Security Assistance Force said. Two died in a roadside bomb explosion early Sunday and another was killed in an insurgent attack Saturday, ISAF said, without giving further details …

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Running with bulls, daredevils relish pain in festive Spain

PAMPLONA, Spain: Thousands of daredevils fled bulls galloping through Pamplona’s streets Saturday in the final bull run of Spain’s San Fermin festival, which resulted in four injuries due to falls. The latest injuries brought to 38 the total number of people taken to hospital at …

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New UK laws spark Pakistan wedding boom

ISLAMABAD: New British immigration laws have unleashed a stampede to wed and a frenzy of English lessons for Pakistanis desperate to migrate as new restrictions come into effect. The boom was particularly marked in Mirpur, where Islamabad estimates 200,000 of Britain’s 1.2 million Pakistanis have …

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Terror suspect tracked to LOP: reports

LONDON: An Islamist terror suspect in Britain charged with breaking restrictions on his movements had crossed through London’s Olympic Park (LOP) five times, newspapers reported Sunday. The 24-year-old — named only as CF — is suspected of being a militant for Somalia’s Al-Qaeda-allied Shebab rebels, …

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