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8,000 evacuated in German city after WWII bomb found

Berlin - Some 8,000 people were evacuated Thursday from homes, shops and offices in the western German city of Duesseldorf after an unexploded World War II bomb was uncovered, local authorities said.

Greek troops defuse WWII bomb after mass evacuation

Thessalon - Greek soldiers on Sunday successfully defused a World War II bomb in Thessaloniki, the country's second largest city, after evacuating tens of thousands of people from the area.

Royal Navy disposes of suspected WWII bomb in London

London - Britain's Royal Navy has disposed of a suspected World War II bomb discovered in London's River Thames close to parliament, leading to the closure of two bridges, police said Friday.

Royal Navy disposes of suspected WWII bomb in London

London - Britain's Royal Navy has disposed of a suspected World War II bomb discovered in London's River Thames close to parliament, leading to the closure of two bridges, police said Friday.

Royal Navy disposes of suspected WWII bomb in London

London - Britain's Royal Navy has disposed of a suspected World War II bomb discovered in London's River Thames close to parliament, leading to the closure of two bridges, police said Friday.

British WWII bomb forces 54,000 Germans from homes

Berlin - An unexploded British bomb from World War Two forced 54,000 people out of their homes in Germany on Christmas Day, the country's biggest such evacuation since the end of hostilities.

54,000 evacuated on Christmas after Germany finds WWII bomb

Berlin - An unwelcome Christmas surprise in southern Germany forced the evacuation of 54,000 people from their homes Sunday after the discovery of a bomb dating from World War II, local authorities said.

Huge World War II bomb forces mass evacuation in Southern Germany

Germany's biggest evacuation since WWII to take place on Christmas Day as authorities in Augsburg, Southern Germany, plan to evacuate 54,000 people after a 3.8-ton bomb, dropped on the city by Britain during World War II was found during building work.

At least 30 Yemeni soldiers killed in Aden suicide bombing

Aden - A suicide bomber killed at least 30 Yemeni soldiers on Sunday when he detonated his explosives at a gathering in the southern city of Aden, military officials and medics said.

Bomb defused near US embassy in Philippines: police

Manila - Police defused a bomb near the US embassy in the Philippine capital Monday, with militants who had declared allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) group likely behind the attempted terror attack, authorities said.

'Take cover!' Tackling IS car bombs in Iraq

Mosul - It only takes a split second for the expression on the Iraqi soldier's face to transform from relaxed contentment to absolute terror. "Car bomb!

17 dead in car bomb at Syria rebel checkpoint: monitor

Damascus - At least 17 people, most of them rebels, were killed in a car bomb blast at an opposition checkpoint in the northern Syrian province of Aleppo on Thursday, a monitor said.

'Huge disaster' averted in Turkey as suspects blow themselves up

Ankara - Two people suspected of planning a car bomb attack on the Turkish capital Ankara on Saturday blew themselves up after being confronted by police, averting what the justice minister called a "huge disaster".

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.
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