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Taliban suicide bomber kills 20 cops outside Kabul base

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A member of the Afghan security forces stands guard at the site of a suicide attack at the gate of a Civil Order Police compound, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Feb. 1, 2016. A suicide bomber killed at least nine people and wounded 12 in an attack on a police base in Kabul on Monday, an Afghan official said. AP Photos

KABUL, Afghanistan (Feb. 2, 2016) —Twenty policemen were killed Monday when a Taliban suicide bomber struck their base in Kabul Monday, officials said, just days before a fresh round of international talks aimed at reviving dialogue with the Islamist group.

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Child suicide bomber kills 10 in Nigeria market

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A huge blast erupted at around midday in the crowded market in Gombi in Adamawa state, one of the worst-hit in the seven-year Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast

KANO, Nigeria (Jan. 30, 2016) — A child suicide bomber blew himself up in a market in northeast Nigeria Friday, January 29, killing at least 10 people, witnesses said, the latest bloodshed to hit the region, which is plagued by Islamist violence.

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