Two car bombs have killed at least four people and wounded
dozens of others in one of the bloodiest attacks this year in
Dagestan, a turbulent province in Russia's North Caucasus
region where armed groups are waging an Islamist insurgency.
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Lebanese Hezbollah militants attacked a Syrian rebel-held
town alongside Syrian troops and Israel threatened more
attacks on Syria to rein the militia in, highlighting the
risks of a wider regional conflict if planned peace talks