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Turkey Says It Has 'Important Clues' on Bombing

A suicide bomber was caught on film an instant before devastating synagogue blasts in Istanbul, Turkish authorities said Monday and the owner of a vehicle used in the attacks was in custody. Financial markets from Tokyo to New York dipped after claims that Osama bin Laden’s al Qaeda network carried out what Turkey said was an attack masterminded abroad. Turkish shares also ended down, but debt prices and the lira currency held steady. An Arabic newspaper said a unit of al Qaeda had claimed responsibility and pledged more strikes against Western states, specifically the United States and its allies Britain, Italy, Australia and Japan. Interior Minister Abdulkadir Aksu said Saturday’s attacks on two Istanbul synagogues, which killed 24 people and wounded 300, were the work of a “foreign source.” Full Story

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