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Earthquake hits already devastated Indonesia

International | The country struggles to rebuild after the latest in a string of disasters this year
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 1/22/21, 05:52 pm

Corrugated sheets, twisted windowpanes, and concrete rubble littered streets where many buildings once stood in the city of Mamuju on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island. A shallow 6.2-magnitude earthquake rattled the island just after midnight on Friday as many people slept.

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Suicide bombers attack Baghdad market

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 1/21/21, 05:13 pm

A terrorist gathered shoppers and bystanders around him by pretending to be ill, then detonated an explosives-laden belt on Thursday in the Iraqi capital. A second attacker set off another bomb minutes later. Iraqi officials said 32 people died and 110 were wounded, some critically.

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Pompeo condemns Iran for al-Qaeda support

by Kent Covington
Posted 1/12/21, 05:24 pm

Newly declassified intelligence suggests Iran harbored al-Qaeda’s No. 2 leader, Abu Muhammad al-Masri, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday. “Al-Qaeda has a new home base,” he said. “It is the Islamic Republic of Iran.”

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