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Suicide bombers kill 2 near US base in Afghanistan
KABUL: Two Taliban suicide bombers struck near a US base in Kabul early Wednesday, killing two Afghan guards and injuring five civilians. The bombers apparently meant to target the American base were fired upon by the guards, killing them, but not before one of the vests exploded, said Gen Mohammad Daoud Amin, the deputy provincial police chief.
Gunmen kill Benghazi security chief
TRIPOLI: Three gunmen killed National Security Chief Col Farag al-Dersi in Benghazi overnight Libya's Deputy Interior Minister Omar al-Khadrawi said Wednesday. "Three men opened fire, killed him and then fled the scene,''Omar al-Khadrawi said, adding that it was unclear who is behind the killing.
10 killed in Yemen plane crash
SANAA: A Yemeni military plane crashed early Wednesday during training over the capital, Sanaa, killing all 10 people on board, security officials said. Officials said the pilot tried to make an emergency landing after one of the plane's engines failed, but instead, the plane crashed into an empty market in al-Hassaba district and caught fire.
Gen Allen resumes duty in Afghanistan
WASHINGTON: A spokesman for Gen John Allen said the top US and NATO commander of the war in Afghanistan has returned to Kabul to resume his duties, more than a week after the Pentagon announced it is investigating potentially "inappropriate'' correspondence between Gen Allen and a woman linked to the former CIA chief David Petraeus' sex scandal. The spokesman said Gen Allen returned to work Wednesday.
Nepal: Oppn says won't accept budget
Kathmandu: Nepal's opposition parties said they will not accept President Ram Baran Yadav's endorsement of the Cabinet's budget ordinance as it lacked political consensus. At an emergency meeting of the Nepali Congress and the Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist said what the President and the Prime Minister did was 'reprehensible' and that they 'regretted this act'.
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