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'Training device' sparked bomb scare, Sydney harbour closure

Sydney - An unattended package left on a Sydney ferry that sparked a lockdown of Australia's iconic harbourfront was on Friday revealed to be training equipment used by the transport company.

Booby-trapped honey jar kills Ukrainian soldier

Kiev - An elderly man pretending to bring Ukrainian troops a jar of honey turned out to be an attacker in disguise, with the gift exploding and killing a soldier, a local official said Saturday.

10,000 evacuated after WWII dud bomb found near Berlin

Berlin - About 10,000 people had to be evacuated on Thursday after an unexploded 250-kilogramme (550-pound) World War II bomb was discovered in a city near the German capital.

Thousands evacuated after WWII bomb found in French city

Rennes - Three thousand people were evacuated from their homes in the centre of the French city of Rennes Sunday while a huge British bomb from World War II was defused.

New bomb detector launched

Salt Lake City - A new type of bomb detector which uses a carbon nanotube has been produced. The detector is said to be superior to others on the market in terms of speed and the range of explosives that it can detect.

Egypt president says suicide bomber had outside support

Cairo - Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said a suicide bombing, by a suspected jihadist, which killed 30 soldiers in the Sinai peninsula was carried out with "external support".

Egypt's Sinai in lockdown after bomb kills 30 troops

Cairo - Egypt imposed a state of emergency Saturday across parts of the Sinai Peninsula as the military pounded suspected jihadists after a suicide car bombing there killed 30 soldiers.

Egypt's Sinai in lockdown after bomb kills 30 troops

Cairo - Egypt imposed a state of emergency Saturday across parts of the Sinai Peninsula as the military pounded suspected jihadists after a suicide car bombing there killed 30 soldiers.

Bomb in Egypt's Sinai kills 25 soldiers

Cairo - A car bomb in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula killed 25 soldiers Friday, in one of the deadliest attacks against security forces since the military deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi last year.

Bomb kills two near Egypt foreign ministry: Police

Cairo - At least two policemen were killed when a bomb exploded near a checkpoint outside the foreign ministry headquarters in Cairo Sunday, officials said, shattering a months-long respite from deadly attacks in the capital.

SF judge denies bail for bomb suspect

San Francisco - A San Francisco political consultant jailed after authorities found alleged bomb-making materials in his home will not be transferred to a mental hospital for treatment before trial, a federal judge ruled July 22.

SF bomb possession suspect appears in court

San Francisco - A San Francisco political consultant — arrested last month after alleged chemical bomb-making materials were found in his residence in the city's tony Nob Hill district — could be released on bail to seek psychological treatment in a hospital.

Mosquito trap prompts bomb investigation

Rock Springs - A bomb squad was called in to investigate a suspicious device found inside a Wyoming power plant early Wednesday morning. The device in question turned out to be just a common trap used for mosquitoes.

Australian senator brings 'bomb' to parliament

Sydney - A long-standing Australian senator on Monday brought what he said could be a pipe bomb to the national parliament to demonstrate his view that new security regulations are unsafe.

Dozens of people tweet 'joke' bomb threats to American Airlines

Dozens of people are now known to have tweeted joke 'humorous' bomb threats to American Airlines after the incident on Sunday night when a Dutch teenager tweeted the company.

Egypt police general 'killed in Cairo blast'

Cairo - An Egyptian police general was killed and an assistant interior minister wounded in twin bombings targeting security posts near Cairo University on Wednesday, police said.

Bomb squad pays visit to Bob Barker's home

Los Angeles - On Friday afternoon a bomb squad paid Bob Barker's home a visit, after a suspicious package arrived at the TV icon's home.

Video: 500 pound bomb dropped on U.S. soldiers by mistake

It happened in Paktika Province in Afghanistan. Apparently after spotting Taliban forces on a distant ridge, U.S. Army mortar teams engaged with 60mm mortars. In a simultaneous airstrike, the U.S. dropped a 500-pound bomb on their own guys.

Jihadist group claims bombing of tourist bus in Egypt

Cairo - Jihadist group Ansar Beit al-Maqdis on Tuesday claimed the suicide bombing in Egypt of a tour bus that killed three South Koreans and their local driver."One of the heroes of Ansar Beit al-Maqdis carried out the attack on a tourist bus heading towards...

S. Korea 'shocked' as citizens killed in Egypt bus bombing

Cairo - South Korea voiced shock and outrage Monday at the bombing of a tourist bus in Egypt that killed three of its nationals as well as the Egyptian driver.The bomb tore through the bus carrying 31 South Korean tourists and their guide near an Egyptian bord...

Two Egypt bombs wound six officers

Cairo - Six Egyptian policemen were wounded in a bomb attack in Cairo on Friday, hours before clashes between police and Islamist protesters in several cities killed at least one person, officials said.

Hong Kong police dismantle 'biggest' WWII bomb

Hong Kong - Hong Kong police on Friday successfully dismantled the largest World War II bomb yet found in the city after its discovery on a construction site prompted the evacuation of 2,260 people.

Bomb threat at SANRAL rounds off 2 anthrax scares this week

Johannesburg - A bomb threat was reported at the SA National Roads Agency Limited's (Sanral) operations centre in Samrand, near Midrand on Sunday.

One killed in fourth Cairo bombing: police  

- One person has been killed in the fourth bombing in the Egyptian capital on Friday, this time near a cinema, a police official said.

WWII bomb explodes in Germany, killing digger driver

Euskirchen - During excavation work in an industrial area in Euskirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia, a bomb from the Second World War has exploded. The digger driver was killed, according to a spokesman for the local fire department.

Man arrested after calling sister with hoax bomb threat

San Diego - Traffic in Southern California was brought to a halt on Thanksgiving after a man anonymously called his sister, who was driving on I-15, to jokingly tell her that there was a bomb in her car.

At least 23 killed in twin blasts near Iranian embassy in Beirut

Beirut - Two bomb blasts near Beirut’s Iranian embassy killed at least 23 people and wounded more than 100. The death toll is expected to rise, according to Lebanese officials.

Pope: Bomb found near site Francis plans to visit in Brazil

Pope Francis was greeted by enthusiastic crowds in Rio de Janeiro as he returned to his native continent for the first time as pontiff. An explosive device was found Sunday near a religious shrine in Brazil that Pope Francis plans to visit.

Oregon man threatens bombing due to missing letter 'd' on signage

A man in Salem, Ore. appears upset about a sign outside the Teacher Standards and Practices Comm. office. He walked into the office today with a pressure cooker bomb, wires sticking out, and said he tried to blow the sign up because it was misspelled.

Suspected bomb at N.J. thrift shop was not an explosive

Clifton - Authorities shut down several blocks surrounding a Northern New Jersey store while they detonated a suspected explosive device found in some second hand merchandise. In the end, it was believed the device was a movie prop.
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The  joke  bomb threat made to American Airlines on Twitter by 14-year old  Sarah
The 'joke' bomb threat made to American Airlines on Twitter by 14-year old 'Sarah'
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Business was slow yesterday afternoon at Cactus Joe s in Barboursville WV where man killed in bomb e...
Business was slow yesterday afternoon at Cactus Joe's in Barboursville WV where man killed in bomb explosion just hours before.
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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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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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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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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5 air force officers stand directly under the explosion of an atom bomb in 1957.
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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Faisal Shahzad has been detained by police in connection with the failed car bomb attack in NYC's Times Square. This is his profile photo from the social network Orkut
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Mushroom cloud created by a MOAB
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A Boeing built bomb known as MOAB
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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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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.
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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There were emotional scenes as speeches were heard from those that had lost loved ones in the Bali terrorist attack.
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Meme of Prime Minister Netanyahu's cartoon bomb
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Orange colored version of the MOAB, Mother of all bombs
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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.