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In this Oct. 12, 2012, file photo, Indonesian police officers guard asylum seekers on a patrol boat upon arrival at a port in Merak, Banten province, Indonesia. More than 60 asylum seekers from Pakistan, Iraq, and Afghanistan were on a boat en-route to Australia when they were caught and detained by Indonesian authorities. Two recent shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Sea believed to have taken the lives of as many as 1,300 asylum seekers and migrants has highlighted the escalating flow of people fleeing persecution, war and economic difficulties in their homelands. (AP Photo, File)

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A Taliban suicide bomber detonated a vehicle packed with explosives Monday outside the home of a senior police officer tasked with cracking down on militants in Pakistan's largest city.

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