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Car bomb hits Iraqi Kurdish area, causing deaths: party official
by Staff Writers
Mosul, Iraq (AFP) Dec 6, 2017


A car bomb Wednesday caused deaths in a Kurdish area of Iraq's northern Nineveh province, home to Kurds from Turkey who moved there three decades ago, a party official said.

"A car bomb exploded around 7:30 pm (1630 GMT) in the Shahid Rustum camp, two kilometres (one mile) east of the town of Makhmur, killing and wounding people," said the official from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK).

The camp is home to some 12,500 people from southeastern Turkey, supporters of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) which Turkey considers a terrorist group.

Control of Makhmur is disputed between Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region and Baghdad.

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US defense chief lands in Pakistan as ties between allies fray
Islamabad (AFP) Dec 4, 2017
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis visited Pakistan Monday but vowed to tread lightly and find "common ground" as Washington pressures its wayward ally to eliminate militant safe havens. Mattis met with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and the powerful military chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa during his brief stopover in the capital Islamabad. The visit, his first as defense secretary, c ... read more

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