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A Somali soldier guards the site of the bomb blast in Mogadishu Somalia. At least seven people were killed and more than 11 others wounded when a vehicle exploded outside a police headquarters in Somalia's capital, police and health officials said.

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A police officer and rescue workers arrive at the site of bomb blast in Quetta, Pakistan.

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Employees of a funeral home carry a victim to a hearse in Leipzig, Germany. A driver drove into a group of people in Leipzig killing two people. Two other people were very seriously injured, according to police.

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Security personnel stand guard after a militant attack on Road Opening Party (ROP) of the army at Shamsipora in Kulgam District of South Kashmir. One soldier was killed and three others were injured in an explosion.

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Islamic cleric Abu Bakar Bashir sits inside a van as he leaves upon his release from Gunung Sindur Prison in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia. The convicted firebrand cleric who inspired the Bali bombers and other violent extremists walked free from prison Friday after completing his sentence for funding the training of Islamic militants.

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Indian Army and Jammu & Kashmir Police personnel show arms and ammunition, recovered after a joint search operation along Gulabgarh Nala in Reasi district of J & K.

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Army personnel take away a suspected associate of J&K Ghaznavi Force after busting of a terror module in Poonch district. The module, which was active in Gulhotta area of the district, was busted jointly the Indian Army and J&K Police and three suspected militants were arrested.

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Six grenades and a few posters of J&K Ghaznavi Force, which were recovered after busting of a terror module in Poonch district. The module, which was active in Gulhotta area of the district, was busted jointly by the Indian Army and J&K Police, and three suspected militants were arrested.

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Afghan security personnel inspect the site of a bombing attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. The strong car bomb explosion rocked the capital Kabul city on Sunday morning, killing multiple people, said a government official.

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Blast victims wait outside X-Ray room after militants lobbed a grenade on a vehicle carrying security personnel in Baramulla district, at a hospital in Srinagar. Four civilians were injured in the explosion.

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Five suspected terrorists brought to PHQ by Delhi Police (Special Cell) after being arrested in a narco-terrorism case, following exchange of fire at Shakarpur (East Delhi), in New Delhi.

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Army personnel pay tribute to Sepoy Yash Deshmukh, after his mortal remains were brought to his native village Pimpal Bhairao in Jalgaon district of Maharashtra. Deshmukh was killed on November 26 in a terrorist attack in Jammu & Kashmir's Srinagar.

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Security personel stand beside an underground tunnel near the international border in Samba sector, suspected to have been used by terrorists killed in a recent encounter in Nagrota, in Jammu district

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Afghan security checks a car destroyed in a rocket attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. Multiple rockets were fired around Kabul residential areas Saturday, killing several and wounding dozens of people.

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Security personnel inspect the site of encounter at Nagrota Ban toll plaza in Jammu. A gunfight broke out between terrorists and security forces in the Nagrota area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Jammu district early on Thursday. Four militants have been killed.

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Afghans check car destroyed by an attached bomb in Kabul, Afghanistan. A bomb attached to the vehicle of Yama Siawash, a former presenter on Afghanistan's TOLO TV, exploded early Saturday, killing the journalist and two other civilians, Kabul police said.

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Three persons investigate at the scene following gunfire on people enjoying a last evening out before lockdown in the Austrian capital Vienna. Police in the Austrian capital said several shots were fired shortly after 8 p.m. local time on Monday, Nov. 2, in a lively street in the city center of Vienna. Austria's top security official said authorities believe there were several gunmen involved and that a police operation was still ongoing.

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Burned books are seen inside the Kabul University after a deadly attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. The brazen attack by gunmen who stormed the university has left many dead and wounded in the Afghan capital. The assault sparked an hours-long gun battle.

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Journalists photograph inside Kabul University after a deadly attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. The brazen attack by gunmen who stormed the university has left many dead and wounded in the Afghan capital. The assault sparked an hours-long gun battle.

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A man is treated at a hospital after a deadly attack at Kabul University, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. The brazen attack by gunmen who stormed the Kabul University has left many dead and wounded in the Afghan capital. The assault sparked a hours-long gunbattle.

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Afghan security personnel patrol with a rocket propelled grenade launcher at the site of an attack at Kabul University in Kabul, Afghanistan. The brazen attack by gunmen who stormed the university has left many dead and wounded in the Afghan capital. The assault sparked a hours-long gunbattle.

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Afghan police work at the site of an attack at Kabul University in Kabul, Afghanistan. The brazen attack by gunmen who stormed the Kabul University has left many dead and wounded in the Afghan capital. The assault sparked a hours-long gunbattle.

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Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) activists burn an effigy of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan during a protest against the killing of three BJP workers by militants yesterday in Kulgam district, in Jammu.

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The League leader Matteo Salvini holds a placard reading in Italian "Stop Islamic terror" as others read "We are all French" during a demonstration of solidarity in front of the French embassy in Rome after an attacker armed with a knife killed three people at a church in Nice, France.

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Afghan men bury a victim of Saturday suicide attack that targeted education center, in Kabul Afghanistan. Afghan authorities have raised the death toll from Saturday's suicide bombing on an education center in Kabul to two dozen killed mostly schoolchildren, as hundreds of people gathered for funerals or awaited word of loved ones outside hospitals and morgues.

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French President Emmanuel Macron leaves after paying his respects by the coffin of slain teacher Samuel Paty in the courtyard of the Sorbonne university during a national memorial event in Paris. French history teacher Samuel Paty was beheaded in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, northwest of Paris, by a 18-year-old Moscow-born Chechen refugee, who was later shot dead by police.

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An army convoy moves towards the site of a militant attack on Srinagar-Jammu National highway at Pampore, in Pulwama District of South Kashmir. Two CRPF personnel were killed and three others were injured in the attack.

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A CRPF personnel stands guard as army convoy moves towards the site of a militant attack on Srinagar-Jammu National highway at Pampore, in Pulwama District of South Kashmir. Two CRPF personnel were killed and three others were injured in the attack.

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A family member of BDC councillor late Bhupinder Singh, who was shot dead by militants in J&K's Budgam district, mourns during his funeral ceremony, in Jammu district.

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Alleged al Qaeda terrorists (L-R) Abu Sufiyan, Murshid Hasan and Mosaref Hossen after being arrested by National Investigation Agency (NIA). NIA on Saturday arrested nine al Qaeda terrorists planning attacks in several places in the country.

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Afghan security personnel and Municipality workers work at the site of an explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan. Spokesman for Afghanistan's Interior Ministry said the bombing that targeted the convoy of the country's first vice president morning killed several people and wounded more than a dozen others, including several of the vice president's bodyguards.

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In this image, incriminating materials including explosives recovered from alleged ISIS operative Abu Yusuf's residence, in Balrampur. Abu Yusuf was arrested yesterday in Delhi.

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In this image, incriminating materials including explosives recovered from alleged ISIS operative Abu Yusuf's residence, in Balrampur. Abu Yusuf was arrested yesterday in Delhi.

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A car destroyed in an explosion is seen in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad arrests a 'sharpshooter' who was allegedly sent by gangster Chhota Shakeel to kill a BJP leader, in Ahmedabad.

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Security personnel pose for photographs with arms and ammunition recovered by them, in Rajouri district. A terrorist hideout was busted in a remote village in Rajouri district of J&K, leading to the recovery of a huge cache of arms and ammunition.

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This image made from a video shows the exterior of stock exchange building in Karachi, Pakistan. Militants attacked the stock exchange in the Pakistani city of Karachi, according to police.

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Wife and other family members of Kashmiri Pandit sarpanch Ajay Pandita mourn near his mortal remains, at their residence in Jammu. Pandita was shot dead Monday evening by terrorists in Anantnag district of South Kashmir.

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Security forces cordon off the area during an ongoing encounter, at Kalakot village in Rajouri district of Jammu. Security Forces neutralized one terrorist in an encounter in Kalakote area yesterday, June 4th.

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A combo image of two screenshots shows a vehicle, carrying IED, being safely defused by the security forces in Pulwama district of J & K. Police, CRPF and Army defused the IED fitted in the vehicle in an in-situ explosion after Pulwama Police got credible information last night that a terrorist was moving with an explosive-laden car.

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An Afghan security officer carries a baby after gunmen attacked a maternity hospital, in Kabul, Afghanistan. Gunmen stormed the hospital in the western part of Kabul on Tuesday, setting off a shootout with the police and killing several people.

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A body of a militant killed during an attack lies on the ground at a maternity hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan. Militants stormed a maternity hospital in the western part of Kabul on Tuesday, setting off an hours-long shootout with the police and killing over a dozen people, including two newborn babies, their mothers and an unspecified number of nurse.

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A man cries after an attack in maternity hospital, in Kabul, Afghanistan. Gunmen stormed the hospital in the western part of Kabul on Tuesday, setting off a shootout with the police and killing several people.

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Afghan special forces stand guard at the site of a suicide bomber attack on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan. A suicide bomber targeted a base belonging to Afghan special forces on the southern outskirts of the capital, Kabul.

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An Afghan man looks out from a broken window after a bomb explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghan officials says the bomb placed in a motorbike wounded nine people. The truce between the U.S. and Taliban started last Friday, setting the stage for the two sides to sign a peace deal next week aimed at ending 18 years of war in Afghanistan and bringing U.S. troops home.

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Pakistani rescue workers and volunteers help to remove victims at the site of a suicide bombing in Quetta, Pakistan. The powerful bomb killed a few people and wounded dozen others in Pakistan's restive Baluchistan province local police said, when it struck an Islamist rally in the regional capital.

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Special Operation Group of J&K Police cordon offs the area during a search operation after militants hurled a grenade in the direction of a police station in the city, resulting in injuries to one policeman, at Lal Bazar in Srinagar.

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Terrorists arrested being produced before NIA court in Jammu. The four accused along with Davinder Singh were sent to 15-day NIA custody.

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A man injured in a bomb explosion is treated at a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan. A powerful roadside bomb exploded near a vehicle carrying Pakistani security forces in the country's southwest, killing soldiers and wounded some people, a police official said.

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Security personnel near the site of a grenade attack at Kawdara in Downtown Srinagar. Suspected terrorists hurled a grenade on CRPF personnel in Kawdara locality resulting in injuries to a 16-year-old boy, police said.

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Somalis salvage goods after shops were destroyed in a car bomb in Mogadishu, Somalia.

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An Afghan Security police carries his injured daughter after an attack near the Bagram Air Base In Parwan province of Kabul, Afghanistan.

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A boy inspects his damaged home after after an attack near the Bagram Air Base in Parwan province of Kabul, Afghanistan. A powerful suicide bombing targeted an under-construction medical facility near the Bagram Air Base, the main American base north of the capital Kabul, the U.S. military said.

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In this grab taken from video made available by @HLOBlog, a man is surrounded by police after an incident on London Bridge, in London. A man wearing a fake explosive vest stabbed several people before being tackled by members of the public and then shot dead by armed officers on London Bridge, police and the city’s mayor say. Police say they are treating it as a terrorist attack.

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Forensic officers attend the scene in central London after an attack on London Bridge on Friday. UK counterterrorism police searched for clues into how a man imprisoned for terrorism offenses before his release last year managed to stab several people before being tackled by bystanders and shot dead by officers on London Bridge. Two people were killed and three wounded.

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Police take away the Kanakamala Islamic State (IS) module case accused after they were produced in an NIA court in Kochi. The court sentenced the prime accused in the case with 14 years rigorous imprisonment and Rs 15,000 fine.

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A vehicle burnt by Naxals ahead of forthcoming Assembly Election in Jharkhand, at Lohardaga district. Five vehicles and a machine engaged in road construction work were set ablaze by Naxals on Saturday evening.

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Afghan security personnel inspect the site of an explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan. An Afghan official said the blast in that capital Kabul targeting a United Nations vehicle has left at least 1 dead. Nasrat Rahimi, spokesman for the Interior Ministry, said several others were wounded in the attack.

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The four-wheeler PCR, in which three homeguards and an assistant sub-inspector of Jharkhand Police were killed in a Naxal attack yesterday, in Latehar. The Naxals opened fire on the police party about 8:30 pm when it was on patrol duty near Lukiatand village under Chandwa police station area.

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Afghan security personnel gather at the site of an explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan. An explosion has rocked the Afghan capital of Kabul as early morning commuters were on the street heading to work.

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A civilian injured in a powerful IED blast being treated at a hospital in Imphal.

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Security personnel inspect the spot of a powerful IED blast at Thangal Bazaar, in Imphal.

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Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh visits an injured victim of a powerful IED blast, at a hospital in Imphal.

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Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh visits the spot of a powerful IED blast at Thangal Bazaar, in Imphal. At least six persons, including five police commandos, were injured in the blast.

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A civilian who was injured in a grenade blast at a vegetable market in Hari Singh High Street, being treated at SMHS hospital, in Srinagar. Suspected militants lobbed a grenade in a busy market in the heart of the city, killing one person, almost three months since the Kashmir Valley shut down in response to the Centre revoking the special status of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

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Wounded men receive treatment at a hospital after a bomb blast in Nangarhar, province east of Kabul, Afghanistan. An afghan official says a bomb blast in eastern Nangarhar province has killed at least 10 people, including a child. Ataullah Khogyani, the governor's spokesman, said over 20 other people were wounded in the attack targeting a minibus carrying new army recruits in Jalalabad city.

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Police take Sajanpreet Singh, arrested by a state special operation cell of Punjab Police in connection with the recent incidents of Pakistani drones dropping weapons in Indian territory, to the court in Amritsar.

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In this photo released by the Foreign Office, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, center, receives members of Taliban delegation at the Foreign Office in Islamabad, Pakistan. Senior Taliban leaders are meeting with Qureshi in Islamabad as part of a push to revive an Afghanistan peace deal that has included stops in Russia, China and Iran.

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5 AK-47 rifles and other ammunition, which were recovered from three persons during a joint search operation of police and BSF, in Amritsar. The rifles were wrapped in Pakistani newspapers.

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Somalis watch the wreckage of the car bomb after an attack on a European Union military convoy in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia. A Somali police officer says a suicide car bomber has targeted a European Union military convoy carrying Italian military trainers in the Somali capital.

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Arms including five AK-47 rifles, pistols, satellite phones and hand grenades which were recovered by the Punjab Police officers after the bust of a terrorist module of the revived Khalistan Zindabad Force (KZF), backed by a Pakistan and Germany based group. 4 members of the terrorist module were arrested from the outskirts of village Chohla Sahib, in Tarn Taran district of Punjab.

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Damaged cars are seen at the site of a suicide attack in Zabul, Afghanistan. A powerful early morning suicide truck bomb devastated a hospital in southern Afghanistan.

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Afghan special forces stand guard at the site of a suicide car bomb explosion that killed at least four people, on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid has claimed responsibility for the bombing in a statement sent to the media.

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This photo released by Popular Mobilization Forces shows shows the aftermath of a drone attack near Qaim border crossing with Syria, in Anbar province, Iraq. Two unidentified drones killed two Iraqi members of an Iran-backed paramilitary force on Sunday, the group said in a statement, saying the attack took place in Iraq near the border with Syria.

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Damage of the Dubai City wedding hall is seen after an explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Afghan soldiers inspect a damaged Dubai City wedding hall after an explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Damaged Dubai City wedding hall is seen after an explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan. A suicide-bomb blast ripped through a wedding party on a busy Saturday night.

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Security forces inspect the site of a deadly attack in Aden, Yemen. Yemen's rebels fired a ballistic missile at a military parade in the southern port city of Aden as coordinated suicide bombings targeted a police station in another part of the city. The attacks killed over 50 people and wounded dozens.

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Officials collect evidence at the a site of bombing in Quetta, Pakistan. Police in Pakistan say a roadside bomb struck a security vehicle in the southwestern city of Quetta, killing at least four people.

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An Afghan security force member, left, stands guard at the site of Sunday's attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. A complex attack against the office of the president's running mate and a former chief of intelligence service Amrullah Saleh on Sunday in the capital Kabul, killed scores of people, an official said.

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A damaged bicycle is seen at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghan police say a suicide bomber blew himself up in front of a bus carrying Ministry of Mines employees.

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An Afghan boy collects the remains of a suicide attacker's vehicle in Kabul, Afghanistan. Croatia's defense ministry said that one of three soldiers injured in an apparent attack by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan, has died.

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Afghan security forces stand guard near the site of a deadly explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan. A powerful bomb exploded outside the gates of Kabul University in the Afghan capital, according to police and health officials who reported a number of fatalities and many injured.

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A security guard stands near the Kyoto Animation Studio building destroyed in an attack, in Kyoto, Japan.

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A man prays for the victims after placing flowers outside the Kyoto Animation Studio building consumed in an arson attack in Kyoto, Japan. A man screaming "You die!" burst into the animation studio in Kyoto, doused it with a flammable liquid and set it on fire Thursday, killing dozens of people in the attack that shocked the country and brought an outpouring of grief from anime fans.

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A Woman gather near destroyed buildings after a car bomb detonated in Mogadishu, Somalia.

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Debris covers the ground and an emergency vehicle after an airstrike at a detention center in Tajoura, east of Tripoli in Libya. An airstrike hit the detention center for migrants early Wednesday, killing several.

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An Afghan man checks the remains of his belongings at his shop following Monday's attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. The Taliban set off a powerful bomb in downtown Kabul on Monday, killing a several people and wounding more than a hundred, and sending a cloud of smoke billowing over the Afghan capital.

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A destroyed white van sits at the site of an explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan. A powerful bomb blast rocked the Afghan capital rattling windows, sending smoke billowing from Kabul's downtown area and wounding dozens of people.

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Smokes rises after an explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan. Powerful explosion rocks Afghan capital, with smoke seen billowing from downtown area.

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A man walks past the wreckage of an official vehicle that was destroyed in a bomb attack in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia.

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Health workers evacuate a body after an attack that targeted a bus carrying government employees in Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghan officials said a sticky bomb attached to the bus detonated in the capital. Wahidullah Mayar, spokesman for the public health ministry, said five people were killed and 10 wounded in initial casualty reports and could rise.

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An Israeli soldier walks inside a tunnel that the army says crosses from Lebanon to Israel, in Zarit, northern Israel. The Israeli military says it has finished sealing the last of a series of Hezbollah attack tunnels under the country's northern border with Lebanon, roughly six months after they were found. Israel launched "Operation Northern Shield" in December to find and destroy what it said were six Hezbollah tunnels burrowed into Israeli territory for the purpose of attacking soldiers and civilians. Hezbollah has not commented.

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People gather near the four vehicles which were allegedly torched by Naxals in Barachatti in Gaya district. The vehicles were engaged in construction works.

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A view of the site where a police vehicle was blown up, allegedly by Maoist rebels by using IED while it was carrying 16 security personnel, in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra.

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Mangled remains of a police vehicle that was blown up, allegedly by the Maoist rebels by using IED, while it was carrying 16 security personnel, in Gadchiroli district of Majharashtra.

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Mangled remains of a police vehicle, carrying 16 security personnel that was allegedly blasted by Maoists using IED, in Gadchiroli.

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A banner put on display by Maoists who allegedly torched 36 vehicles, at Kukheda town in Gadchiroli district in Maharashtra.

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A police officer displays ball-bearings that increase the lethality of explosions in Ampara, Sri Lanka. Police in Ampara showed The Associated Press the explosives, chemicals and Islamic State flag they recovered from the site of one security force raid in the region as Sri Lanka's Catholics celebrated at televised Mass in the safety of their homes.

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Police officers collect evidence from a site of a gun battle between troops and suspected Islamist militants in Kalmunai, Sri Lanka. Police in Ampara showed The Associated Press the explosives, chemicals and Islamic State flag they recovered from the site of one security force raid in the region as Sri Lanka's Catholics celebrated at televised Mass in the safety of their homes.

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