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Paul Tait

Paul Tait

    Group denies Afghan Taliban claims over dead workers
    Group denies Afghan Taliban claims over dead workers
    An international Christian aid group denied on Sunday Taliban accusations that its team of foreign medical workers killed in Afghanistan's remote...
    Pride and trepidation as Afghans go to the polls
    Pride and trepidation as Afghans go to the polls
    Pride mixed with trepidation as Afghans voted in the capital on Thursday, an oddly formal atmosphere counterbalanced by fear the Taliban would...
    Police chief killed in new blast in Iraq's Mosul
    Police chief killed in new blast in Iraq's Mosul
    The police chief of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul was killed in a suicide bomb attack on Thursday as he toured the scene of a blast a day...
    US says 37 Iraqi militants killed
    US says 37 Iraqi militants killed
    A United States air strike killed about 25 suspected Iraqi militants linked to Iranian-backed Shi'ite militias on Friday and another 12 al-Qaeda...
    Baghdad car bomb kills 25, wounds 115
    Baghdad car bomb kills 25, wounds 115
    A parked car bomb killed 25 people and wounded 115 when it exploded near an intersection in central Baghdad on Thursday and police said the toll...
    Dozens killed in Iraq bombings
    Dozens killed in Iraq bombings
    A suicide bomber killed 12 people in the lobby of a busy Baghdad hotel on Monday, and the United States military said six tribal leaders opposed to...
    Suicide bombers kill at least 26 in Iraq
    Suicide bombers kill at least 26 in Iraq
    A suicide bomber killed 18 people and wounded 40 others when he rammed a fuel tanker into protective walls outside a police headquarters in Iraq's...
    Iraq mosque attacks persist as curfews enforced
    Iraq mosque attacks persist as curfews enforced
    Three Sunni Muslim mosques were attacked and burned south of Baghdad on Thursday, Iraqi police said, in apparent reprisal attacks after suspected...
    Car bomb kills 25 in south-western Baghdad
    Car bomb kills 25 in south-western Baghdad
    Twenty-five people were killed and 60 wounded when a car bomb tore through a busy market area in south-western Baghdad on Tuesday, police said.
    Fiji military stages coup, fourth in 20 years
    Fiji military stages coup, fourth in 20 years
    Fiji's military chief said on Tuesday the army had taken over the country, plunging the South Pacific island nation into its fourth coup in 20...
    Coup fears mount as Fiji troops cut off capital
    Coup fears mount as Fiji troops cut off capital
    Heavily armed Fijian troops put up roadblocks throughout the capital on Monday night as fears of a fourth coup in 20 years gripped the South...
    Irwin's emotional father says he lost his best mate
    Irwin's emotional father says he lost his best mate
    Steve Irwin's father said on Wednesday he lost his best mate when the TV naturalist known as the "Crocodile Hunter" died in a freak diving...