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Pakistan government faces grilling over bogus bomb detectors

Islamabad - Pakistan's government will face a grilling in the senate over its continued use of bogus bomb-detectors to secure high-value facilities, a lawmaker said Thursday, claiming the devices "endangered the lives of millions".

Mice mutated to become ‘super sniffers’

New York - Scientists in the U.S. have undertaken experiments on mice, with the aim of using the rodents to sniff out drugs, explosives and other items required for national security.

Yemen bombings kill at least 41

Aden - Twin bombings targeting the Yemeni army in second city Aden on Monday killed at least 41 people, most of them would-be recruits, a military official said.

Israel says Hamas suicide bomber attacked Jerusalem bus

Bethlehem - Israeli police said Thursday a Hamas militant carried out a "suicide" bus bombing in Jerusalem that wounded 20 people, in the first such attack since a wave of violence erupted in October.

Grenade explodes during Pakistan court demonstration, injures two

Karachi - The detonator of a hand grenade exploded during a demonstration requested by a judge in a Pakistani anti-terror court on Monday, injuring two people and throwing the judge off his chair.

60 dead in Lahore park explosion

Lahor - Over 60 people have been killed and many more injured in an explosion at a public park. The park is located in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore.

Suicide bombing kills 4 in Yemen's Aden

Aden - A suicide car bombing killed four people Monday when it hit a gathering of loyalist forces in Yemen's Aden, the southern city serving as a government base, a security official said.

San Francisco man accused of seeking 'dirty' bomb pleads guilty

San Francisco - A San Francisco man who allegedly sought to build a "dirty" bomb in his apartment near Fisherman's Wharf pleaded guilty Tuesday to multiple felony charges.

20 French, British schools evacuated over bomb threats

Paris - Six prestigious schools in central Paris and 14 schools in Britain were evacuated on Tuesday following hoax bomb threats.The Paris schools received practically identical calls between 10:20am (0920 GMT) and 11:20am, French police said.

'At least 14 killed' in bomb blasts in Syria's Homs

Damascus - At least 14 people were killed and dozens wounded in large bomb blasts Monday in the central Syrian city of Homs, state media reported.

IS Sinai hotel attack toll rises to seven

Cairo - The death toll from a gun and bomb attack claimed by the Islamic State group in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula has risen to seven, the health ministry said on Wednesday.

Four Egyptians killed in attack on Sinai hotel

Cairo - Two suicide bombers and a gunman killed four people, including a judge, in an assault on Tuesday on a north Sinai hotel hosting judges overseeing Egypt's parliamentary polls, the government said.

Turkish Airlines plane diverted to Canada after bomb threat

Ottawa - A Turkish Airlines plane flying from New York to Istanbul was diverted to Canada on Sunday because of a bomb threat, but police said no explosives were found.

Explosion might have brought down Russian jetliner over Sinai

London - Britain confirmed Wednesday that the Russian plane that crashed in Egypt after taking off the Sinai Peninsula might have been brought down by an explosive device.

Lebanon suicide blast 'kills 5' on Syria border

Birut - A suicide bomber killed at least five people on Thursday at a Muslim clerics' meeting in the Lebanese town of Arsal on the border with Syria, a security source told AFP.

At least 4 Egypt police killed in Sinai bombing: state TV

Cairo - At least four Egyptian policemen were killed Wednesday when a suicide bomber rammed his vehicle into a police club in the Sinai Peninsula, state media reported, as the Islamic State group claimed the attack.

WWII bomb discovered at German airport, 7 flights cancelled

Berlin - A World War II bomb was destroyed in a controlled explosion Monday at the main international airport in the western German city of Duesseldorf, briefly halting air traffic.

Four soldiers, two civilians killed in Egypt Sinai attacks: army

Cairo - An Egyptian woman and child were killed in a car bomb, and four soldiers died in a separate explosion in the northern Sinai Peninsula, where the military is engaged in a sweeping campaign against jihadists, the army said.

Death toll reaches 16 in bombing at Hindu shrine in Bangkok

Bangkok - Sixteen people were killed and more than 80 injured Monday when a bomb exploded near a Hindu shrine in central Bangkok, authorities in Thailand are reporting.

'Controlled' bomb explosion causes panic in Turkey

Istanbul - Turkish bomb disposal experts were taken aback on Friday when the controlled explosion of a car bomb in the Kurdish-dominated southeast caused a massive blast that scattered debris and caused panic amongst bystanders.

Hong Kong 'bomb' suspects denied bail

Hong Kong - Four suspects charged over an alleged bomb plot in Hong Kong were denied bail Wednesday in a case which has been met with scepticism by pro-democracy campaigners.

Cairo bomb rips through Italian consulate, killing one

Cairo - A powerful bomb ripped through the Italian consulate in Cairo Saturday, killing one person, the first assault on a foreign mission in Egypt since jihadists launched a campaign against security forces two years ago.

Cyprus sentences Lebanese to six years on bomb charges

Nicosia - Cyprus on Monday sentenced to six years in jail a Lebanese man who pleaded guilty to terror charges linked to 8.2 tonnes of potential bomb-making material found in his home.

Egypt top prosecutor killed in Cairo bombing

Cairo - Egypt's state prosecutor was killed in a powerful bombing that hit his Cairo convoy on Monday following jihadist calls for attacks on the judiciary to avenge a crackdown on Islamists.

Syria regime barrel bombs kill 37 as IS pushes Hasakeh offensive

Birut - At least 37 people were killed in government barrel bomb attacks in northern Syria, a monitoring group said, while in the northeast Islamic State jihadists neared the gates of provincial capital Hasakeh.

German city evacuates 20,000 people to defuse WWII bomb

Berlin - German authorities evacuated around 20,000 people from their homes in the western city of Cologne Wednesday before defusing a World War II bomb unearthed during construction work.

ECOWAS says no plans for April 8 summit on Boko Haram

Abuja - West African bloc ECOWAS on Sunday withdrew an earlier statement announcing a regional summit on April 8 to discuss the Boko Haram threat, saying no such meeting was planned for that day.

IS claims deadly Yemen mosque bombings

Dubai - The Islamic State jihadist group claimed responsibility for suicide bombings Friday in the Yemeni capital that killed at least 77 people at mosques attended by Shiite militiamen.

How the CIA encouraged Iran to build a nuclear trigger

A CIA plan may have allowed US intelligence to claim that it had solid proof Iran was actively trying to build the final critical component of a nuclear weapon, had Iran fallen for the deception.

11 wounded, one critically, in bomb blast near Egypt court: Medics

Cairo - Eleven people were wounded, one critically, in a bomb explosion outside the Egyptian supreme court in Cairo on Monday, hospital officials said.
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The flag of Mississippi, with the Confederate emblem on the left.
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Orange colored version of the MOAB, Mother of all bombs
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Bomb damage during the Blitz in 1940. Most of Coventry's city centre was destroyed.
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There were emotional scenes as speeches were heard from those that had lost loved ones in the Bali terrorist attack.
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Business was slow yesterday afternoon at Cactus Joe's in Barboursville WV where man killed in bomb explosion just hours before.
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A Boeing built bomb known as MOAB
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RCMP release pictures of the bombs that were taken from the BC Legislature
RCMP release pictures of the bombs that were taken from the BC Legislature
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The 'joke' bomb threat made to American Airlines on Twitter by 14-year old 'Sarah'
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5 air force officers stand directly under the explosion of an atom bomb in 1957.
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Around 24 NATO supply trucks were destroyed by the Taliban in Afghanistan.
Around 24 NATO supply trucks were destroyed by the Taliban in Afghanistan.
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Photo of the Swiss Embassy in Rome, shooted from Google Street View. Photo: Alessandro Di Maio
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Despite the unusually miserable weather, hundreds of people gathered to pay their respects and mark the tenth anniversary of the Bali bombings.
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The back of Cactus Joes bar in Barboursville WV where a bomb exploded killing man. Police found three more bombs, two of them in alley beside the bar between the buildings.
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88 white doves were released, representing the 88 Australians that died in the Bali bombings.
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Smoke rises after an explosion in the village of Ghajar in southern Lebanon.
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Greek Minster Chryssohoidis speaks to journalist about the bomb that missed him
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Mushroom cloud created by a MOAB
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