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40 policemen hurt in Kabul protest

KABUL: At least 40 policemen were injured on Monday when a protest against an anti-Islam movie turned violent, leading to clashes between police and protestors in the Afghan capital Kabul, police said.

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Al-Qaeda calls for more attacks on US missions, personnel

WASHINGTON: Amid growing anti-US protests, al-Qaeda has called for fresh attacks on American missions and personnel in the Arab world and West, as Washington faced resistance from Gulf nations in sending marines to reinforce security of its embassies there and ordered non-essential staff in Sudan and Tunisia to leave.

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15 killed in Pak blast

ISLAMABAD: At least 15 people were killed and six others injured Sunday when a van they were travelling in was targeted with a roadside bomb in Pakistan’s troubled northwest.

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Neil Armstrong, first man on moon, laid to rest

MOSCOW: US astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the moon, was laid to rest in the Atlantic in a burial-at-sea service aboard the USS Philippine Sea, NASA said.
Armstrong, who died on August 25 aged 82, was honoured with a bugler and a rifle salute Friday.

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