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Pakistani soldiers transport rescued school children from the site of an attack by Taliban gunmen on a school in Peshawar today. Taliban insurgents killed at least 130 people, most of them children, after storming an army-run school in Pakistan
A hostage runs towards a police officer outside Lindt Chocolat Café, where other hostages were being held, in Martin Place in central Sydney, Australia on Monday
Yemeni police gather at the damaged residence of the Iranian ambassador after a massive car bomb attack in Sanaa, Yemen, on Wednesday morning
A British security official escorts a survivor from the wreckage of a British embassy vehicle after a suicide attack in Kabul on Thursday. A suicide bomber struck the vehicle in Afghanistan’s capital on Thursday, killing at least three people and wounding many bystanders
An Israeli police officer gestures as he holds a weapon near the scene of an attack at a Jerusalem synagogue. Two suspected Palestinian men armed with axes and knives killed four people on Tuesday before being shot dead by police
An Afghan National Army soldier who survived a road side bomb explosion walks past the site of the blast in Kabul, Afghanistan on Tuesday. At least four Afghan soldiers have been killed in the attack.
Wounded Israeli soldiers are brought to a helicopter near Kafar Aza, Israel. As operation ‘Protective Edge’ enters its 16th day, 29 Israeli soldiers and more than 600 Palestinians have been killed in Gaza
A Nato helicopter flies over Kabul airport, Afghanistan, during an attack on the terminal by militants armed with rocket-propelled grenades
An Israeli man inspects the damage to a house following a rocket attack by militants from the Gaza Strip on the southern Israeli town of Sderot on Thursday. Israeli warplanes pounded Gaza and militants hit back with 15 rockets, further hiking tensions after a day of violence triggered by the suspected revenge killing of a Palestinian teenager
Smoke rises above Karachi airport terminal in Pakistan. Gunmen disguised as police guards attacked the terminal with machine guns and a rocket launcher. Security forces retaliated and killed all the attackers during a five-hour siege in which at least 29 people died, officials said on Monday.