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India warns of 'crushing response' to Kashmir suicide attack

Feb. 15, 2019 7:58 PM EST

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — India's prime minister warned of a "crushing response" to the suicide bombing of a paramilitary convoy in Indian-controlled Kashmir that killed 41 people and was the deadliest in the divided region's volatile history. Prime Minister Narendra Modi placed the blame for Thursday's...

Car bomb kills at least 33 Indian soldiers in Kashmir

Feb. 14, 2019 9:48 PM EST

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — At least 33 soldiers were killed and about 20 others wounded Thursday in a car bomb attack on a paramilitary convoy along a key highway in Indian-controlled Kashmir, security officials said. It was one of the deadliest car bombings in the disputed region's history. Officials said a...

Iraqi Shiite militia detains commander who criticized Iran

Feb. 9, 2019 12:36 AM EST

BAGHDAD (AP) — An official with the Iraqi government-sanctioned umbrella of mainly Shiite paramilitary groups says a militia commander was arrested after he criticized Iran's influence in the country. The official from the Popular Mobilization Forces said on Friday that Aws al-Khafaji, commander of the Abu...

AP Explains: Brexit awakens old fears in Northern Ireland

Jan. 23, 2019 5:01 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Northern Ireland's wounds are deep: Bloody Sunday, Enniskillen, Belfast's sectarian killings of Catholics and Protestants by paramilitaries on both sides and British Army and Royal Ulster Constabulary shootings and crackdowns. Time has not completely healed the hatred, distrust and fear of...

In Sudan, no one is clear on what happens after al-Bashir

Jan. 12, 2019 10:43 AM EST

CAIRO (AP) — As violent anti-government protests enter their fourth week, Sudan appears headed toward political paralysis, with drawn-out unrest across much of the country and a fractured opposition without a clear idea of what to do if the country's leader of 29 years loses power. Even for a country that...