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At least 24 were killed Monday in a suicide car bomb attack in Kabul

At least 24 people including a number of senior security officials  have been killed by a car bomb on Moday in the west of Afghanistan's capital Kabul in what is believed to have been a suicide attack just before 7am local time. At least 42 others were injured and the death toll could rise. 

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Asia

Special underwater robot found potential fuel debris investigating Fukushima's Unit 3 destroyed reactor

An underwater remotely controlled robot sent to investigate the Fukushima nuclear plant site during last week found large amounts of solidified lava-like rocks and lumps in layers as thick as 1 meter (3 feet) on the bottom inside of a main structure called the pedestal that sits underneath the core inside the primary containment vessel of Fukushima's Unit 3 reactor.

  • Written by James Prewitt
  • Category: Asia

At least seven Hindu pilgrims killed in Kashmir

At least seven Hindu pilgrims have been killed and 19 others wounded in a bus in  Kashmir. The bus was returning from the hard-to-reach Himalayan cave shrine of Amarnath when militants and Indian police exchanged fire at Botengoo, Monday night, on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway, south of the capital Srinagar.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Asia

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