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WWII bomb forces mass evacuation in central Berlin

Berlin - German police began evacuating thousands of people around Berlin's central railway station on Friday, as bomb disposal experts prepare to move in to defuse an unexploded World War II explosive unearthed on a building site.

WWII bomb forces mass evacuation in central Berlin

Berlin - The planned disposal of an unexploded World War II bomb Friday will force a mass evacuation around Berlin's central railway station and likely spark transport chaos in the German capital.

WWII bomb to force mass evacuation in central Berlin Friday

Berlin - The discovery of an unexploded World War II bomb will force a mass evacuation around Berlin's central railway station Friday, covering several government ministries and a hospital, police said.

16 dead in attack at Iraq funeral of anti-IS fighters

Kuwait - At least 16 people died in a bomb attack Thursday during funerals in a northern Iraqi village for fighters killed by the Islamic State group, the village's mayor said.

German police blame fourth parcel bomb on DHL blackmailer

Berlin - German police on Tuesday said they had successfully defused a parcel bomb in Berlin that was "in all likelihood" sent by the same DHL blackmailer who caused the evacuation of a Christmas market last December.

Bank blast kills two, injures 11 in northern Myanmar

Yangon - Two people were killed and 11 wounded when a bomb exploded Wednesday at a bank in northern Myanmar, officials said, amid continuing violence despite a fraught peace process.

Four killed in Bolivia bomb attack: government

La Paz - A bomb triggered a blast that killed four people during carnival celebrations in the Bolivian city of Oruro, police said Wednesday.Police commander Faustino Mendoza said a device packed with three kilograms (6.

Four killed in Bolivia bomb attack: government

La Paz - A blast which killed four people during carnival celebrations in the festive Bolivian city of Oruro was caused by a bomb, police said Wednesday.

Germany parcel bomb blackmailer demands millions in bitcoins

Berlin - A blackmailer whose parcel bomb sparked the evacuation of a German Christmas market last week demanded 10 million euros ($11.8 million) worth of bitcoins, a news report said Wednesday.

Bangkok hospital bomber who hated junta jailed for 27 years

Bangkok - A Thai court on Wednesday jailed a former engineer for 27 years for planting a pipe bomb in an army-run hospital, a rare violent kickback against the junta which has ruled for over three years.

Christmas market scare was blackmail, not terror: German police

Berlin - Those responsible for a suspicious package that prompted the evacuation of the Christmas market in Potsdam were attempting blackmail, not terrorism, German authorities said Sunday.

Police probe possible explosive near German Xmas market

Berlin - German police on Friday were investigating a possible explosive device close to a Christmas market in Potsdam, reviving fears of a repeat of last year's terror attack that struck at the height of the festive season.

German police say explosive found near Potsdam Xmas market

Berlin - German police said a suspicious object that prompted the evacuation of a Christmas market in Potsdam on Friday was an "explosive"."Suspicions of an unconventional explosive device have been confirmed," police in Brandenburg state said on Twitter.

Suicide car bomb kills 24 in town north of Baghdad

Kirkuk - A suicide car bomber killed at least 24 people in an attack on a busy market in a town north of Baghdad on Tuesday, officials said.

Three men guilty in Hong Kong explosives plot

Hong Kong - Three men were found guilty of possessing and conspiring to make explosives ahead of a contentious 2015 vote on political reform by a Hong Kong court Friday.

'Viable' pipe bomb found in Northern Ireland town: police

London - A viable pipe bomb was found near a war memorial in the Northern Irish town Omagh ahead of a Remembrance Sunday parade, police confirmed.

Iraq attack death toll rises to 84

- Gunmen and suicide bombers killed at least 84 people in southern Iraq in the deadliest attack by the Islamic State group since it lost second city Mosul, according to a new toll released on Friday.

'Blockbuster' WWII bomb forces evacuation of 60,000 in Frankfurt

Frankfurt Am Main - At least 60,000 Frankfurt residents were forced to leave their homes on Sunday, in Germany's biggest post-war evacuation, to allow bomb disposal experts to defuse a huge unexploded World War II bomb dubbed the "blockbuster".The 1.

'Blockbuster' WWII bomb forces evacuation of 60,000 in Frankfurt

Frankfurt Am Main - At least 60,000 people were forced to leave their homes in central Frankfurt on Sunday, as Germany begins an operation to defuse a huge unexploded World War II bomb dubbed "blockbuster".

Thousands evacuated as Germany tackles huge WWII bombs

Berlin - Bomb disposal experts defused an unexploded American World War II shell in the western German city of Koblenz on Saturday, as a massive evacuation began in neighbouring Frankfurt to clear an even bigger bomb.

70,000 to be evacuated over WWII bomb in Frankfurt

Frankfurt Am Main - Some 70,000 people in Frankfurt will have to leave their homes this weekend in one of the biggest such evacuations in post-war Germany, police said Wednesday, after an unexploded World War-II bomb nicknamed "blockbuster" was uncovered.

'Unexploded WWII bomb' found at Japan Fukushima nuclear plant

Toukyo - A suspected World War II bomb was found Thursday on the premises of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, an official said, with police called in to investigate.The 85-centimetre (2.

Thousands evacuated in Poland after WWII bomb found

Varsovia - Authorities in Bialystok, Poland, evacuated about 10,000 people from their homes Sunday morning after a 500-kilogramme (1,100-pound) World War II-era bomb was found during construction work.

Child in Germany brings WWII bomb into kindergarten

Berlin - A child in Germany sparked the evacuation of a kindergarten Wednesday by unearthing a World War II bomb and bringing it back to the classroom, police said.

Salman Abedi used student loans to finance terror attack: report

In an exclusive, the U.K. Telegraph reported the Manchester suicide bomber, Salman Abedi, 22, financed the attack at the Manchester Arena with student loans he received even after he dropped out of university.

What we know about the Manchester attacker's bomb

Manchester - Manchester suicide bomber Salem Abedi used a powerful explosive device that was painstakingly assembled -- likely with assistance -- for his deadly attack on a pop concert, according to officials and experts.

50,000 evacuated in Germany over unexploded WWII bombs

Berlin - German police on Sunday evacuated 50,000 people from the northern city of Hanover in one of the country's largest post-war operations to defuse World War II era bombs.

Security forces deny access to site of US blast in Afghanistan

Jalalabad - Security forceswere still blocking accessWednesday to the site in eastern Afghanistan where the US dropped a massive bomb on an Islamic State group stronghold six days ago.

US strike in Afghanistan: What is the 'Mother of All Bombs'?

Kabul - The United States has dropped a GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) bomb, otherwise known as the 'Mother of All Bombs', on an Islamic State stronghold in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province.

US drops 'Mother Of All Bombs' in Afghanistan

Washington - The US military on Thursday dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb ever deployed in combat, targeting an Islamic State complex in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said.
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Around 24 NATO supply trucks were destroyed by the Taliban in Afghanistan.
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RCMP release pictures of the bombs that were taken from the BC Legislature
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The flag of Mississippi, with the Confederate emblem on the left.
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A model of a V1 rocket  representing the number of bombs dropped on London during WWII.
A model of a V1 rocket, representing the number of bombs dropped on London during WWII.
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Jane Mavroudis, gave a moving account of the loss of her brother, David, in the Bali bombings. He was one of six members of the Coogee Dolphins Rugby League club that died in the terrorist attack.
Greek Minster Chryssohoidis speaks to journalist about the bomb that missed him
Greek Minster Chryssohoidis speaks to journalist about the bomb that missed him
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Suicide bomber kills and injures over 100 in this mornings bomb attack in the Iraq city of Baghdad.
Suicide bomber kills and injures over 100 in this mornings bomb attack in the Iraq city of Baghdad.
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Smoke rises after an explosion in the village of Ghajar in southern Lebanon.
Smoke rises after an explosion in the village of Ghajar in southern Lebanon.
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Victims of the bombing are expected to pass 100 injured or dead from terrorist related bombings during the World Cup final being viewed by fans in Kampala, Uganda.
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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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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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Photo of the Swiss Embassy in Rome, shooted from Google Street View. Photo: Alessandro Di Maio
88 white doves were released  representing the 88 Australians that died in the Bali bombings.
88 white doves were released, representing the 88 Australians that died in the Bali bombings.
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