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Andrey Karlov, Russian Ambassador to Turkey Shot and Killed at Art Gallery Exhibition in Ankara

WARNING VIEWER DISCRETION AT 1:49: The Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov, was shot and killed in an attack at a photo exhibit in Ankara. CBS News foreign correspondent Holly Williams joins CBSN with the latest details. Russia’s ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov was assassinated on the evening of December 19, 2016 at an art […]

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Militants Gun Down Pakistan’s Only Christian in Cabinet

Taliban extremists claimed responsibility for the murder of Pakistan’s Minority Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti yesterday morning, the only Christian member of Pakistan’s cabinet. The assassination is the second political assassination linked to controversial blasphemy laws after the first assassination of Salman Taseer on January Tuesday, January 4, 2011. President Asif Zardari condemned the “heinous act” […]

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Salman Taseer, Governor of Punjab Province in Pakistan Assassinated by Zealot Body Guard Over ‘Blasphemy’

Police say Governor Salman Taseer was assassinated in a shopping market by one of his body guards. Salman Taseer, the governor of Punjab, Pakistan’s wealthiest and most populated province, was shot dead Tuesday by a zealot bodyguard who told interrogators he was angry over the politician’s opposition to blasphemy laws. Taseer was a member of […]

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UN: Bhutto Assassination Was Preventable

A new U.N. report that blames Pakistan’s security establishment for failing to stop the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto. A United Nations report has claimed that the Pakistan government failed “to respond to the extraordinary, fresh and urgent security risks that they knew she [Benazir Bhutto] faced.”

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Suicide Bomber Kills 10, Injures 27 in Gardez, Afghanistan

A suicide bomber targeted pro-government militia commander Nasir Paray and detonated his suicide bomb vest in a southeastern provincial capital, Gardez of Patkia Province on Thursday, Ten people (including the commander and 4 childeren) were killed and 27 people (mostly civilians) were injured about 50 miles south Kabul. Wikipedia: Gardez | Paktia Province | Afghanistan […]

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