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By Quinn Bowman
A car bomb exploded Wednesday in a market in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, killing at least 91 people and wounding some 200 others. The attack came just 15 minutes after Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in nearby Islamabad.
A large car bomb exploded Thursday morning next to India's Embassy in the center of Afghanistan's capital Kabul, killing 17 people and wounding more than 80.
By Carolyn O'Hara
Indonesia's most-wanted Islamic militant, believed to be the mastermind of two deadly July hotel bombings in Jakarta, has reportedly been killed in a police raid in Central Java.
Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, who was serving a life sentence for the 1988 bombing of Pan-Am flight 103, was released by the Scottish government Thursday due to his ailing health and allowed to return to his native Libya.
In other news, Defense Secretary Robert Gates announced that the Army would add 22,000 more soldiers to its ranks, and in Mumbai, India, the only surviving gunman in last November's shooting attacks changed his plea to guilty.
Suicide bombers rocked two luxury hotels in Jakarta Friday morning just as guests were gathering for breakfast. Kwame Holman reports on the bombings that killed eight and injured more than 50.
U.S. Marines pushed further into the Helmand province in southern Afghanistan this week, as word came of a truck bombing in a village south of Kabul that killed at least two dozen people. A Washington Post reporter gives an update…
In other news, nearly 60 Iraqis were killed in a series of bombings, and some two million Pakistani refugees will be allowed to return home after fleeing from a Taliban offensive.
In other news, a leading cleric in Iran told worshipers that opposition protesters should be punished "ruthlessly and savagely," and President Obama met in Washington with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
In other news, two U.S. soldiers were killed in Afghanistan on Friday after a bomb struck their convoy and billionaire Texas banker Allen Stanford was indicted on federal charges of fraud and obstruction.
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