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Car bomb 'kills 10' in Kurdish-held Syrian border town

Birut - A car bomb killed at least 10 people on Wednesday in a Syrian town near the Turkish border held by US-backed Kurdish-led forces, a monitoring group said.

IS suicide attack kills five in Iraq's Ramadi: Officers

Baghdad - A suicide attack carried out by Islamic State group fighters killed at least five members of the Iraqi security forces on Monday in the city of Ramadi, army officers said.

Suicide bombers 'kill 20' outside Syria shrine

Birut - Suicide bombers struck outside a Shiite shrine near Syria's capital Saturday, leaving at least 20 people dead, a monitor said, in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group.

Translator for Bangkok bomb suspects held on drug charges

Bangkok - A translator for two Uighur men accused of a deadly Bangkok bombing was remanded in custody Friday for drug possession, further complicating a murky trial that has failed to answer key questions about the unprecedented attack on Thailand.

Campus bomb kills two in rebel-held Yemen capital

Sanaa - A bomb hit a university campus in the rebel-held Yemeni capital Sanaa on Tuesday killing two people at an event commemorating the country's 1990 unification, a security official said.

Suspected IS suicide explosion during Turkish police raid

Istanbul - A suspected Islamic State insurgent carried out a suicide bombing during a Turkish police operation at a house near the Syrian border on Thursday, local media reported.

Bombs kill 37 Yemeni police in former Qaeda bastion

Aden - A suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State group and a second attack killed 37 police on Sunday in the Yemeni port of Mukalla where a year of Al-Qaeda rule was ended just last month, medics said.

Twin bombings 'kill 10 civilians in central Syria'

Birut - A double bomb attack on Thursday in central Syria killed at least 10 civilians and wounded 40 others, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

Twin bombings 'kill 10 civilians in central Syria'

Birut - A double bomb attack on Thursday in central Syria killed at least 10 civilians and wounded 40 others, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

Twin bombings 'kill 10 civilians in central Syria'

Birut - A double bomb attack on Thursday in central Syria killed at least 10 civilians and wounded 40 others, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

Bomb attack on pilgrims kills 23 in Iraq as hundreds protest

Baghdad - A car bomb targeting Shiite pilgrims killed at least 23 people near Baghdad on Saturday, as hundreds protested in the capital for reforms and parliament made another attempt to reshuffle the cabinet.

Suicide bomber hits Baghdad shops, killing seven

Baghdad - A suicide bombing ripped through shops in eastern Baghdad on Monday, killing at least seven people, Iraqi security and medical officials said.

CIA leaves explosive materials on school bus following exercise

Sending your kids off to get on the school bus? Ever stop to consider that there might be explosive materials strapped underneath the hood? Probably not, but if the CIA has been using your school district's buses for training purposes, beware.

IS claims deadly Yemen suicide bombings, attack on coalition

Aden - The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for three suicide bombings Friday that targeted Yemeni checkpoints in Aden and what it said was an attack on a nearby base of the pro-government Arab coalition.

Russia continues Syria strikes ahead of ceasefire: Kremlin

Moscow - Russian warplanes continued to bomb "terrorist organisations" in Syria hours before a ceasefire goes into effect, the Kremlin said Friday, denying reports it was mounting intense strikes on rebel strongholds.

Uighurs deny Bangkok bombing, lawyer says confession forced

Bangkok - Two Chinese Uighurs Tuesday denied involvement in a deadly shrine bombing in the Thai capital, and a lawyer said one had been beaten up and threatened with deportation to force an earlier confession.

More than 50 dead in bombing at Libya police school

Zliten - A suicide truck bombing on a police school in the Libyan city of Zliten killed more than 50 people on Thursday, in the deadliest attack to hit the strife-torn country since its 2011 revolution.

Pakistan market bombing kills at least 16, wounds dozens

Peshawar - A bomb hidden in a bag ripped through a crowded bazaar in a mainly Shiite area of Pakistan's northwestern tribal region Sunday, killing at least 16 people and wounding more than 30, officials said.

U.S.-led coalition denies its strikes hit Syria army base

Birut - The US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group denied Monday its planes carried out air strikes that killed at least three Syrian regime troops a day earlier.

Thai military court indicts Bangkok blast accused

Bangkok - A Thai military court on Tuesday indicted two Uighurs for a deadly bombing at a Bangkok shrine in August, as the United Nations called on the ruling junta to stop holding civilian suspects in army detention.

Baghdad bombings targeting Shiites kill at least 19

Baghdad - Attacks targeting Shiites in Baghdad, including a suicide bombing at a funeral in a mosque, killed at least 19 people Friday, security and medical officials said.

Hong Kong photographer to face Thai trial over flak jacket

Samut Prakan - A Hong Kong photographer detained in Thailand for carrying a bulletproof jacket and helmet will face trial after pleading not guilty on Monday to a weapons possession charge.

Thai police say detained man is Bangkok 'bomber' seen on CCTV

Bangkok - Thai police on Saturday said a foreign man detained over last month's deadly Bangkok attack was the main yellow-shirted suspect seen on CCTV leaving a rucksack at a shrine moments before the blast.

Thai police chief links Uighurs to Bangkok bomb

Bangkok - Thailand's police chief Tuesday linked the Bangkok bomb to China's Uighurs for the first time, as the lawyer for one of two detained foreign suspects confirmed his client hails from the Muslim minority.

Thai police seek 'Chinese' man over Bangkok bomb

Bangkok - Thai police on Saturday said an arrest warrant had been issued for a "Chinese" man over last month's deadly Bangkok blast, backtracking after they earlier identified the suspect as a member of the country's Uighur minority.

Bomb suspect bribed his way into Thailand: Police

Bangkok - A key suspect in last month's deadly Bangkok blast paid a $600 bribe to illegally enter Thailand, police said Thursday, highlighting widespread corruption at the kingdom's borders.

Bangkok blast suspect handed device to bomber: police

Bangkok - A key suspect in last month's deadly Bangkok blast handed the backpack bomb to a man in a yellow T-shirt later seen placing it at a busy shrine moments before it detonated, Thai police said Wednesday.

Bangkok bomb suspect 'confesses' to explosives possession

Bangkok - One of the two men arrested over last month's deadly Bangkok bombing has admitted to a charge of possessing explosives, police said Monday, in the first confession over the unprecedented attack on Thailand.

Two men arrested over Bangkok attack unlikely the bomber: Police

Bangkok - Thai police on Friday said neither of the two men detained over the deadly Bangkok attack last month were believed to be the main bombing suspect -- seen on CCTV wearing a yellow t-shirt and placing a rucksack under a bench at Erawan shrine moments bef...

Turkish connection probed in Bangkok bomber search

Bangkok - The hunt for a group behind the Bangkok bombing focused Wednesday on an emerging link with Turkey as Thai police issued an arrest warrant for a Turkish national for possessing "war materials".
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People take part in a demonstration in front of the White House in Washington, DC, on July 16, 2014, to protest against Israel's deadly bombing of Gaza
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One woman was killed and about 50 wounded when a bomb exploded at 3 p.m. across the street from the ...
One woman was killed and about 50 wounded when a bomb exploded at 3 p.m. across the street from the Jerusalem Convention Center. The bomb exploded at a crowded bus stop next to Egged city bus #74. Police say the explosion was caused by a bomb placed at a telephone booth near the bus stop. The victims had been standing at the bus stop or nearby when the device exploded.
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Underground damage after the bombing at the World Trade Center. On February 26  1993  Islamic terror...
Underground damage after the bombing at the World Trade Center. On February 26, 1993, Islamic terrorists detonated a truck bombing in an underground parking garage in the World Trade Center killing six and wounding a 1,000.
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Smoke billows from buildings following an Israeli air strike in Gaza City on July 11  2014
Smoke billows from buildings following an Israeli air strike in Gaza City on July 11, 2014
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RELIGIOUS: The Erawan shrine in central Bangkok was damaged Monday by an explosion that killed 22 an...
RELIGIOUS: The Erawan shrine in central Bangkok was damaged Monday by an explosion that killed 22 and injured more than 100.
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Canada has deployed six CF-18 fighter jets to enforce the no-fly zone over Libya.
Canada has deployed six CF-18 fighter jets to enforce the no-fly zone over Libya.
Photo: Cpl Pierre Habib
Musashi hit by a bomb from US Navy carrier aircraft  Battle of Sibuyan Sea  24 Oct 1944
Musashi hit by a bomb from US Navy carrier aircraft, Battle of Sibuyan Sea, 24 Oct 1944
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Smoke rises from the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon after two bombs exploded  killing three...
Smoke rises from the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon after two bombs exploded, killing three and injuring more than 250 people.
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A man walks near debris after an explosion near a security building in Egypt s Nile Delta city of Ma...
A man walks near debris after an explosion near a security building in Egypt's Nile Delta city of Mansoura in Dakahlyia province, about 120 km (75 miles) northeast of Cairo, December 24, 2013, killing 13 people and wounding more than 130
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BOMBING: Authorities help evacuate spectators after twin explosions disrupted the 2013 Boston Marath...
BOMBING: Authorities help evacuate spectators after twin explosions disrupted the 2013 Boston Marathon, killing three and injuring hundreds.
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Palestinians look from a window at a house destroyed by an overnight Israeli air strike  on July 16 ...
Palestinians look from a window at a house destroyed by an overnight Israeli air strike, on July 16, 2014, in Gaza City
Mahmud Hams, AFP
Researchers detonate an explosive device to test a prototype rail car.
Researchers detonate an explosive device to test a prototype rail car.
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day after Oslo bombing
day after Oslo bombing
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ACCUSED: Suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is seen in 2013.
ACCUSED: Suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is seen in 2013.
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Palestinian boys watch the funerals of five militants killed during Israeli air strikes over night  ...
Palestinian boys watch the funerals of five militants killed during Israeli air strikes over night, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, on July 7, 2014
Said Khatib, AFP
REMINDER: Victims of the April 2013 bombing at the Boston Marathon are recalled at a memorial at Cop...
REMINDER: Victims of the April 2013 bombing at the Boston Marathon are recalled at a memorial at Copley Square three months after the attack that killed three and injured 264.
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WRECKAGE: Survivors of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing help the injured after two bombs exploded ne...
WRECKAGE: Survivors of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing help the injured after two bombs exploded near the finish line.
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BOMBING: The wrecked finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon on Boylston Street is shown after bombs...
BOMBING: The wrecked finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon on Boylston Street is shown after bombs killed three and injured 264.
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File photo: Aleppo  Syria  after devastating air raids. A common sight from which refugees are fleei...
File photo: Aleppo, Syria, after devastating air raids. A common sight from which refugees are fleeing.
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scene from RTE live feed of Oslo bombing
scene from RTE live feed of Oslo bombing
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