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7 wounded in bombing outside Baghdad church

An Iraqi police official says seven people have been wounded by a roadside bomb outside the entrance of a Baghdad church. Full story

Suicide attack kills key Afghan elder, 9 others

A suicide bomber detonated his vest full of explosives Wednesday, killing 10 people including an influential tribal elder and former military commander who supported the Afghan government, police said. Full story

Marines urgently request bulletproof underwear

Usually, when Marines talk about protecting their groin, it involves advice about not having too much fun during shore leave. However, a recent request for 27,500 pairs of "ballistic undergarments" from the Marine Corps looks to hook up leathernecks with something a bit stronger than Trojans — bull Full story

Bomber kills 4 at Afghan sporting event

Amid screams of "Suicide bomber! Suicide bomber!" an insurgent detonated his vest of explosives Saturday, killing at least four people at a sports field in northwest Afghanistan. Full story

Taliban kill 13 Afghan soldiers, police

Taliban fighters struck at Afghan security forces Sunday, storming an army recruiting center in the north that sparked a daylong gunbattle, and ambushing a bus carrying army officers in the capital. Full story

Explosives found at Conn. home

   Improvised explosive devices have been found at a Connecticut home. WVIT's Brynn Gingras reports.

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A security official surveys the site of a roadside bomb attack in Karachi
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