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'Islamist' Bomb Kills 5 at Philippines Cathedral

45 injured in blast blamed on Islamic separatists

(Newser) - A bombing outside a church in the southern Philippines this morning killed five and injured 45, Reuters reports. The military blamed the attack on the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, a militant separatist group, the BBC notes. “The rebels are getting desperate and they are no longer choosing their targets,... More »

Bombing Kills 12 in Sri Lanka

Colombo's train station hit on eve of independence celebration

(Newser) - A suicide bomber killed at least 12 in the main train station of Sri Lankan capital Colombo today, AFP reports, in the latest round of violence on the eve of the country's 60th anniversary of independence from Britain. More than 100 were wounded in the attack, believed to be the... More »

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