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Toll in Pakistan school massacre climbs to 148
Islamabad, Dec 17 (IANS/EFE) Children were the majority of the 148 people killed Tuesday in a Taliban attack on a school run by the Pakistani army in the northwestern city of Peshawar, near the border with Afghanistan.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 8:02:03 AM

Karl Marx letter fetches $678,000 at China auction
Beijing, Dec 17 (IANS/EFE) A handwritten letter by Karl Marx accompanied by a vintage photograph of the author of "Das Capital" sold Tuesday for $678,000 at an auction in China, the China Daily newspaper reported.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 2:32:15 AM

34 IS members killed in Iraq air strikes
Baghdad, Dec 17 (IANS/EFE) At least 34 fighters of the Sunni radical group Islamic State (IS) were killed Tuesday in air strikes by the US-led international coalition on targets near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul and its strategic dam.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 12:34:08 AM

40 killed in car bombings in Yemen
Sana'a, Dec 16 (IANS) Two car bomb explosions targeting Shiite Houthi gunmen killed 40 people and left dozens wounded in Yemen's central province of al-Bayda Tuesday evening, a government official said.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 11:32:21 PM

141, mostly children, killed in Peshawar school attack (Intro Roundup)
Peshawar, Dec 16 (IANS) In one of the worst acts of human savagery ever perpetrated, the Pakistani Taliban senselessly slaughtered 141 people, 132 of them children, in a brazen terror attack launched by its heavily armed gunmen and suicide bombers on an army-run school in Pakistan's Peshawar city in retaliation to the army's operation against extremists in North Waziristan.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 10:56:17 PM

China condemns terrorist attack on Pakistan school
Beijing, Dec 16 (IANS) China Tuesday strongly condemned the terrorist attack on a school in Pakistan, in which at least 126 people were killed, most of them children.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 10:32:19 PM

Jihadi attack on Syrian military bases leaves 180 dead
Beirut, Dec 16 (IANS/EFE) At least 180 people were killed in an attack by the Nusra Front, Al Qaeda's affiliate in Syria, and related Islamist groups in the northern Syrian province of Idleb, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights' (SOHR) director Rami Abderrahman said Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 9:04:04 PM

Peshawar school attack: Pakistan resolute in eliminating terror
Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) Pakistan Tuesday said its people are deeply shocked and grieved by the "despicable" terror attack on a school in Peshawar that left over 130 people, mostly children, dead and added that the entire nation stands united and resolute in its commitment to eliminate terrorism from the soil of Pakistan.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 9:02:10 PM

Major Pakistani Taliban attacks (To go with Pakistan school attack story)
The following are some of the deadliest terror attacks carried out by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) since its inception in 2007:

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 8:54:09 PM

Pakistan army chief vows to eliminate all terrorists
Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) Following the Pakistani Taliban's attack on a school in Peshawar in which scores of people, mostly children, died, Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif Tuesday vowed to continue the fight against the militants until they are completely eliminated from the country.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 8:44:15 PM

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