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A Pakistani policeman stands guard next to burning NATO oil tankers following an attack at a terminal on the outskirts of Peshawar on February 25. AFP

Nine dead in Pakistan hit on NATO tankers

At least nine people have been killed in Pakistan’s northwestern city of Peshawar as gunmen destroyed 16 NATO tankers transporting fuel to US-led forces in Afghanistan. Officials said that unidentified armed militants attacked two NATO terminals at Ring Road area in Peshawar late Thursday night, killing eight people and injuring two others, a Press TV correspondent reported on Friday.


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Al-Qaeda calls for new attacks

In a message released Thursday, Al-Qaeda number two Ayman al-Zawahiri encouraged extremists everywhere to dream up new ways to attack the West, as the September 11 bombers did nearly 10 years ago, The 35-minute message — a video containing only a still picture of Zawahiri in which he can be heard delivering a speech — was the second in a series titled “A Message of Hope and Glad Tidings to the People of Egypt.” It was produced by Al-Qaeda’s media arm, as-Sahab.

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Exhausted rescuers feel quake’s emotional toll

Devastated rescue workers had to be dragged away from the wreckage of Christchurch’s CTV building, unable to stop thinking of the entombed earthquake victims they were leaving behind. “It’s not a matter of just walking away from a worksite, they were touching bodies,” said police commander Dave Cliff, describing how searchers refused to leave the fire-scarred site on Wednesday night, 24 hours after the tremor.

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