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US drone attack kills 10 in Pakistan

Officials said the ten killed in the strike - the fifth so far this year - included foreign fighters, but did not specify their nationalities.

Pakistan factory collapses, killing four and trapping dozens

Records indicate that 62 people, including women and children, were inside the factory when it collapsed.

Afghanistan: Car bomb attack kills seven in Kandahar

The explosives were reportedly hidden in parked vehicle and detonated remotely. Windows in nearby buildings were shattered in the blast.  

China cut internet and phone access in Tibet

Chinese officials and Tibetans offer different accounts of what happened at a protest. The loss of internet and phone access makes verifying their stories more difficult. 

Kolkata Book Fair bows to threats, cancels author Taslima Nasreen's book launch

Author Taslima Nasreen is no stranger to controversy. Fair organizers said her appearance could jeopardize the safety of other guests.

Philippine military kills three top militants in dawn strike

Marwan, a US-trained engineer and senior leader of the Jemaah Islamiyah terror network was among the 15 people killed in total during the dawn raid on a camp near Parang town on the island of Jolo.

Obama confirms US drone strikes in Pakistan

Obama acknowledged the drone strikes as a “targeted, focused effort at people who are on a list of active terrorists” during an hour-long online video “hangout” with users of Google’s Google+ social network. 
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