Car bombs target Iraqi Shi'ites, killing at least 43
BAGHDAD - At least 43 people were killed in car bomb explosions targeting Shi'ite Muslims in the Iraqi capital and the southern oil hub of Basra on Monday, police and medics said.
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Note From Boston Bombing Suspect: Attack Was Retribution for Iraq, Afghanistan Wars
The remaining suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings left a note written on a wall in the boat where he was hiding justifying the attack as retribution for the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, CBS reported on Thursday. "When you attack one Muslim, you attack all Muslims," the note read. It called the marathon victims "collateral damage" just as Muslims have been "collateral damage" from U.S.-waged wars. CBS has video:
Bombings Kill Many Iraqis in Shiite Areas
More than 35 people were killed in Shiite areas of Baghdad and in northern Iraq on Wednesday as tensions between minority Sunni Muslims and Shiites escalate.
Myanmar authorities work to evacuate camps as cyclone nears
SITTWE, Myanmar - Authorities in Myanmar struggled on Wednesday to evacuate tens of thousands of people, most of them Rohingya Muslims, before a cyclone reaches camps in low-lying regions that have been their home since ethnic and religious unrest last year.
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Myanmar Muslims Die as Evacuation Boat Capsizes
Boats evacuating more than 100 Rohingya Muslims ahead of a cyclone appeared to have capsized off Myanmar's coast, with only 42 people believed to have survived.