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Blast kills two soldiers in tense Burkina region

Ouagadougou - Two soldiers died and six were wounded Wednesday when a roadside bomb struck their vehicle in eastern Burkina Faso, a poor Sahel state where Islamist unrest is gaining ground, security sources said.

At least 37 killed as suicide attacker targets school in Kabul

Kabul - At least 37 people, the majority of them students, were killed when a suicide blast ripped through a school in a Shiite area of Kabul Wednesday, officials said, the latest assault on Afghanistan's war-weary capital.

At least 25 killed in Kabul suicide attack: officials

Kabul - At least 25 people were killed when a suicide attacker struck an education centre in a minority Shiite area of western Kabul Wednesday, officials said, the latest assault in Afghanistan's war-weary capital.

Van bomb in southern Philippines kills 10

Cotabato - Ten people, including troops and civilians, were killed when a bomb in a van blew up at an army checkpoint in the southern Philippines Tuesday.

Chinese man sets off explosive outside US embassy: police

Bejing - A 26-year-old Chinese man set off a small explosive outside the US embassy in Beijing Thursday, sending smoke into the air and injuring his hand before security officials rushed to the scene and took him into custody, police said.

Death toll in Pakistan election rally blast rises to 130

Mastung - The death toll in one of the most lethal attacks in Pakistan's history increased to 130 people, an official said Sunday, as top politicians joined a day of national mourning.

Pakistanis mourn after election rally bombing kills 128

Mastung - Pakistan was in shock Saturday after a suicide blast killed 128 people, shaking confidence in security just as the dramatic arrest of ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif ratcheted political tensions higher ahead of nationwide polls.

Pakistanis mourn after election rally bombing kills 128

Quetta - Mourners gathered Saturday to bury their dead in southwest Pakistan after a blast killed 128 people at a political rally in one of the country’s deadliest attacks, underscoring ongoing security challenges following years of dramatic improvements.

Twin blasts kill five in attack on Somalia's security ministry

Mugadishu - Two explosions rocked Somalia's internal security ministry in the capital Mogadishu on Saturday morning killing five civilians, a police officer said, in the latest attack claimed by Shabaab militants.

Zimbabwe leader vows peaceful polls despite rally blast

Harare - Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday vowed that elections next month would take place peacefully, defying the unexplained weekend blast that narrowly missed him but killed two bodyguards.

Two dead from Zimbabwe presidential rally blast

Harare - A blast that narrowly missed Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa at a pre-election rally has claimed two victims, a senior medical official said Monday.

Zimbabwe pledges vote will go ahead despite rally attack

Chitungwiza - Zimbabwe ruled out Sunday delaying July elections after a bomb blast at a ruling party rally in which President Emmerson Mnangagwa narrowly escaped unharmed.

Zimbabwe rally blast injured 41: minister

Bulawayo - A blast that rocked a rally in which Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa narrowly escaped unscathed injured at least 41 people, including his two deputies, the health minister told a state Sunday paper.

Iraq PM warns armed groups against stockpiling weapons

Baghdad - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi warned on Saturday he would not allow militias to stockpile arms, two weeks after a weapons depot belonging to an armed group exploded in Baghdad.

Blast rocks Zimbabwe president's rally

Bulawayo - Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa said Saturday he narrowly survived an attempt on his life after a blast at a party rally that injured two of his vice-presidents and several party officials.

Blast rocks Zimbabwe president's rally, injuries reported

Bulawayo - Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa survived a blast at a ruling ZANU-PF party rally Saturday, his spokesman said, adding that he had been taken to safety after the incident.

One dead, scores injured in grenade blast at Ethiopia PM's rally

Addis Ababa - One person died and scores of others were hurt after a grenade blast at new Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's first mass rally in the capital that sent crowds fleeing in panic.

Seven killed in Kabul suicide blast near clerics' gathering

Kabul - At least seven people were killed in a suicide bombing Monday near a gathering of top clerics in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, roughly one hour after the group proclaimed such attacks a sin, police said.

At least four dead in Kabul suicide blast near clerics' gathering

Kabul - At least four people were killed when a suicide bomber detonated near a gathering of top clerics in Afghanistan's Kabul, shortly after they called such attacks a sin, police said Monday.

16 killed, 38 wounded by blast in southern Afghan city

Kandahar - At least 16 people were killed and 38 wounded Tuesday when a minivan packed with explosives exploded as members of the security forces were trying to defuse it in southern Afghanistan, officials said.

16 killed, 38 wounded by blast in southern Afghan city

Kandahar - At least 16 people were killed and 38 wounded Tuesday when a minivan packed with explosives detonated as security forces were trying to defuse it in southern Afghanistan, officials said.

At least 14 killed in Mogadishu car bombing

Mugadishu - At least 14 people were killed and several others wounded on Thursday when a car bomb blew up outside a popular hotel in Somalia's capital Mogadishu.

Grief and stitches at Damascus hospital after rocket attack

Damascus - Inside a hospital in Syria's capital, Ilham slaps her head in grief after her daughter stepped out to buy her a Mother's Day present but never came back.

Two dead in France factory explosion

Dieppe - Two maintenance workers were killed when an explosion followed by a fire ripped through a vegetable oil refinery in the French coastal city of Dieppe on Saturday.

Landmine kills 24 in fresh Mali attack

Bamako - Twenty-four people including mothers and babies were killed on Thursday when their vehicle ran over a landmine in central Mali, local residents said.

One dead, one hurt in blast outside Stockholm area metro

Stockholm - One person died and another was slightly hurt Sunday in a blast outside a metro station in a Stockholm suburb, which police said did not appear to be a terrorist attack.

Putin warns terror suspects can be killed 'on the spot'

Moscow - Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Thursday that armed criminals could be "liquidated on the spot," calling the blast that tore through a Saint Petersburg supermarket and wounded 14 people an "act of terror.

Russia hit by several terrorist attacks in 2017

Moscow - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday called an explosion that tore through a Saint Petersburg supermarket, wounding 13 people, "an act of terror.

Russia's Putin calls Saint Petersburg blast 'act of terror'

Moscow - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday called an explosion that tore through a Saint Petersburg supermarket, wounding 13 people, "an act of terror.

10 hurt in Saint Petersburg supermarket bombing

Sanktpeterburg - A homemade bomb blast at a supermarket in the Russian city of Saint Petersburg injured 10 people Wednesday, officials said, sparking a probe into attempted murder.
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