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US Report Finds 35 Percent Rise in Terror Attacks

The U.S. State Department says the number of terrorist attacks worldwide increased by 35 percent in 2014, with an 81 percent rise in the number of deaths, largely due to more terror activity in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Nigeria. "In 2014, a total of 13,463 terrorist attacks occurred worldwide, resulting in more than 32,700 deaths and more than 34,700 injuries," the State Department said in its annual global terrorism report Friday. The rise in deaths was attributed to attacks...

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