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  • Pakistani bombing kills 25, deputy Senate leader wounded

    Pakistani bombing kills 25, deputy Senate leader wounded

    • May 12, 2017

    A suicide bomber targeted the deputy leader of Pakistan’s Senate, killing 25 people and wounding dozens more. The deputy survived the attack for which the Islamic State took responsibility. The assassination attempt took place in an area with minority Shiite Muslims.

  • Pope has a chance to bond with natural Muslim ally

    Pope has a chance to bond with natural Muslim ally

    • Sep 26, 2016

    When Pope Francis makes a brief stop in the small Caucasus nation of Azerbaijan on Sunday, he has a chance not simply to improve Catholic/Muslim relations generally but to exploit the possibility of a natural alliance with Shiite Muslims, the second largest branch of Islam.

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