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Suicide Blasts, Armed Attacks Kill at Least 45 in Pakistan

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A double bombing and shooting attack on the American Consulate in Peshawar, Pakistan, killed three security guards and several militants just hours after another suicide bomber killed at least 40 people at a rally in the nearby Lower Dir district on Monday.

Market Bombings Kill at Least 36 in Pakistan

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Two bomb blasts ripped through a busy market in Lahore, Pakistan, on Monday evening, killing at least 36 people and injuring about 100. The bombs were reportedly set off via remote control, and the explosions came on the heels of a suicide bombing in Peshawar that killed at least 10 earlier in the day.

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The latest in a string of attacks in Pakistan this week happened Friday when a bomb exploded outside the Inter-Services Intelligence agency's northwest headquarters in Peshawar, killing at least nine people and wounding 50.

Key Pakistani Taliban Official Captured

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Tribesmen in western Pakistan captured Pakistani Taliban spokesman Maulvi Said Muhammad, aka Maulvi Omar, and turned him over to authorities Tuesday, according to The New York Times.

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