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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.

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.
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Dignitaries attended the Bali memorial commemoration ceremony at Dolphins Point  Coogee  including M...
Dignitaries attended the Bali memorial commemoration ceremony at Dolphins Point, Coogee, including Mayor of Randwick, Tony Bowen (left), NSW Premier, Barry O’Farrell (centre) and Malcolm Turnbull MP (right).
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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There were emotional scenes as speeches were heard from those that had lost loved ones in the Bali terrorist attack.
A 500-pound bomb was dropped on US forces by mistake in Afghanistan
A 500-pound bomb was dropped on US forces by mistake in Afghanistan
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A mockup of the Fat Man nuclear device used on Nagasaki 1945.
A mockup of the Fat Man nuclear device used on Nagasaki 1945.
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Mushroom cloud created by a MOAB
Mushroom cloud created by a MOAB
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5 air force officers stand directly under the explosion of an atom bomb in 1957.
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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.
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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Bomb damage during the Blitz in 1940. Most of Coventry's city centre was destroyed.
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The 'joke' bomb threat made to American Airlines on Twitter by 14-year old 'Sarah'
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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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Greek Minster Chryssohoidis speaks to journalist about the bomb that missed him
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Photo of the Swiss Embassy in Rome, shooted from Google Street View. Photo: Alessandro Di Maio
The flag of Mississippi  with the Confederate emblem on the left.
The flag of Mississippi, with the Confederate emblem on the left.
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Dave Byron who, despite the tragic loss of his fifteen year-old daughter Chloe in the Bali Bombings, was determined to remain cheerful and be filled only with love.
A Boeing built bomb known as MOAB
A Boeing built bomb known as MOAB
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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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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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Orange colored version of the MOAB, Mother of all bombs
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