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Azerbaijan to UN court: Armenia must stop laying land mines

Azerbaijan appealed Tuesday to the United Nations' highest court to urgently order Armenia to stop the laying of land mines and booby traps on Azerbaijani territory and disclose the location of those already planted, in the latest legal battle focused on the mountainous Nagorno-Karabakh region.

The International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands, on Jan. 12, 2016. (Mike Corder / AP)

Pakistan blames 'security lapse' for mosque blast; 100 dead

Pakistani authorities scrambled Tuesday to determine how a suicide bomber was able to carry out one of the country's deadliest militant attacks in years, unleashing an explosion in a crowded mosque inside a highly secured police compound in the city of Peshawar. The death toll from the blast climbed to 100.

People mourn over the death of their relative, a police officer killed in the Monday's suicide bombing inside a mosque in Peshawar, Pakistan, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023. The death toll from the previous day's suicide bombing at a mosque in northwestern Pakistani rose more than 85 on Tuesday, officials said. The assault on a Sunni Mosque inside a major police facility was one of the deadliest attacks on Pakistani security forces in recent years. (AP Photo/Muhammad Sajjad)

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