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Saudi-led warplanes bomb Yemen rebel stronghold

Riyadh - Saudi-led warplanes struck key targets of Yemeni Huthi rebels in their northern stronghold of Saada, state media said Friday after Riyadh vowed "harsh" punishment for deadly cross-border bombardments.

Bomb explodes outside Spanish embassy in Libya: Security source

Tripoli - A bomb exploded outside Spain's embassy in the Libyan capital on Monday night without causing injuries, a security source told AFP, an attack later claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group.

Penalty phase of Marathon bomb trial to begin April 21

Boston - Jurors who convicted accused 2013 Boston Marathon bomber Dhzokhar Tsarnaev of multiple counts of murder last week will reconvene April 21 to decide whether he should be put to death or spend the rest of his life in federal prison.

Trial of surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect wraps up

Boston - Lawyers for admitted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev again admitted Monday that the 21-year-old Chechen immigrant planted one of the pressure-cooker bombs that killed three and injured 260 near the finish line of the prestigious race in 2013.

State makes case against alleged Boston Marathon bomber

Boston - Prosecutors rested Monday after presenting bloody images and testimony about them in their case against accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Mystery bombings muddy waters in Ukraine's divided port city

Odessa - Alina Radchenko lost track after about the 15th bombing in Odessa, where she runs a volunteer centre to support battalions fighting pro-Russian rebels in the east.

Trial of suspected Boston Marathon bomber begins

Boston - Trial began March 2 for surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who could faces the death penalty if convicted of killing three people and injuring 264 with bombs planted near the finish line of the famous race in 2013.

Colorado NAACP bombed on Tuesday

Colorado Springs - Authorities in the United States are looking for a balding white man in his 40s after the Colorado NAACP was bombed on Tuesday morning. Luckily no one was injured in the attack.

Surviving marathon bombing suspect asks to delay trial

Boston - Surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who appeared in court earlier this month, has requested a delay in the start of his trial until September.

Twenty-five years on, Colombia mourns Escobar plane bombing

Estanzuela - Twenty-five years after late Colombian druglord Pablo Escobar ordered the bombing of a Boeing 727 to kill an enemy who turned out not to be on board, victims' families are still demanding justice.

Suicide car bombing kills four in Iraq Kurdish capital

Arbil - A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-rigged vehicle in the usually secure Iraqi Kurdish regional capital Arbil Wednesday, killing four people in an attack blamed on the Islamic State (IS) group.

Op-Ed: The Red Cross — Talking with Volunteer first responders Special

Between 2012 and 2013, the Bureau of Labor Statistics states that 62.2 million Americans volunteered in some way. This is one-fifth of the country's population giving approximately eight billion hours at a value of $173 billion.

Roadside bombs claim at least 10 lives in Afghanistan

Kandahar - At least 10 people are confirmed dead in Afghanistan after they sustained injuries in two separate roadside bomb attacks.

Israel kills at least 20 in attack on Gaza Strip

Jerusalem - Israel bombed suspected Hamas militant sites across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, killing at least 20 Palestinians but prompting a barrage of missile firings at its own population centers.

Trial of accused marathon bomber could be moved from Boston

Boston - Wednesday's deadline for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to seek a new location for his trial passed without any apparent further efforts to move the case.

Five Libyan police injured in suicide bombing

Benghazi - A car bomb exploded at a police station in Libya's second city Benghazi late Wednesday, leaving the suicide bomber dead and five police officers injured, security officials said.

SF suspect had material for remote-controlled bomb, FBI says

San Francisco - Authorities appeared no closer Friday to figuring out why a well-known San Francisco political consultant had components to build a remote-control bomb in his apartment when he was arrested last week.

Russia withheld intel on Boston bombing suspect

New York - Russia declined to provide the FBI with information about one of the Boston marathon bombing suspects two years before the attack, The New York Times reported.

Glenn Beck sued for defamation

Boston - Right-wing agitator Glenn Beck will likely see the inside of a courtroom after suggesting a Saudi Arabian student was partly responsible for the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013.

FBI wanted Boston bombing suspect 'to be informant'

New York - The defense for accused Boston marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev say the FBI approached his brother and fellow suspect Tamerlan about becoming an informant on the Chechen and Muslim community.

No charges for FBI agent in Boston-probe shooting

Washington - An FBI agent has been cleared over the fatal shooting of a Chechen-born man being quizzed in connection with last year's Boston bombing, a law enforcement source said.Mixed martial artist Ibragim Todashev, 27, was shot dead after a violent altercation ...

Bombing kills former Lebanese finance minister

Beirut - Lebanon's former Finance Minister Mohamed Shattah was killed when a large car bomb exploded near his convoy. Along with the former finance minister, five others were also killed.

Deadly explosion in Egypt kills 14 people and injures 120

Cairo - A deadly explosion in Egypt's Nile Delta has claimed the lives of at least 14 people, and has left over 120 others injured.

Irish Republican Army icon arrested

Belfast - Colin Duffy, alleged IRA Commander of Lurgan, was arrested along with two others this week. The three were charged were membership in a proscribed organization and conspiracy to murder days after an IRA bomb exploded in Belfast in an unrelated incident.

Op-Ed: Underestimated IRA causes security woes in N. Ireland

Belfast - This week, Belfast police and counter-terror units deployed roadblocks in an attempt to deter car bombs after the Irish Republican Army’s attack on a shopping center last Sunday, in which no one was injured.

Left-wing anarchists blamed for Zaragoza Basilica bombing

Zaragoza - A small bomb consisting of a camping gas cylinder combined with gunpowder exploded in Zaragoza Basilica in Spain on Wednesday afternoon. No one was injured and left-wing anarchists against the Bourbon monarchy are being blamed.

Op-Ed: Killing civilians in Syria avenges killing civilians how?

If we have learned anything from Iraq, Afghanistan, and Libya, it is that there is no such thing as a “smart bomb.” Bombs will fall and kill, maim, burn, and disfigure anyone who is in the way.

Major bomb blast hits Beirut

A major car bombing hit the southern suburbs of Beirut today, injuring over 50 people in the area. The southern area that was bombed is known to be a stronghold for the Lebanese group Hezbollah, who may have been the most likely target.

Eight bomb blasts hit Temple where Buddha reached enlightenment

Patna - Two people were injured in a series of explosions yesterday at the Bodh Gaya Buddhist temple complex in eastern India, the site where Buddha is said to have attained enlightment.

Video of Boston bombing suspect Tsarnaev hiding in Watertown boat

Watertown - An infrared video has been released showing the discovery of the boat in which the Boston Marathon bomber suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was hiding in Watertown. Said boat now apparently resembles "Swiss cheese."
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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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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.
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Dead fish caused by suspected bombing.
Dead fish caused by suspected bombing.
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GUILT: Dzhokar Tsarvaev (wearing white hat) and his late brother  Tamerlan (black hat)  walk on Boyl...
GUILT: Dzhokar Tsarvaev (wearing white hat) and his late brother, Tamerlan (black hat), walk on Boylston Street moments before two bombs they planted near the finish line of the Boston Marathon exploded, killing three and maiming hundreds.
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Smoke billows from a Palestinian building following an Israeli air strike in Gaza City  on July 18  ...
Smoke billows from a Palestinian building following an Israeli air strike in Gaza City, on July 18, 2014
Thomas Coex, AFP
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 ball of fire is seen following an Israeli air strike on July 9  2014 in Gaza City
A ball of fire is seen following an Israeli air strike on July 9, 2014 in Gaza City
Thomas Coex, AFP
Ambulances at Russell Square  London after the 7th July  2005 bombings
Ambulances at Russell Square, London after the 7th July, 2005 bombings
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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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CONDEMNED: Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev stares at a security camera in a holdi...
CONDEMNED: Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev stares at a security camera in a holding cell at U.S. District Court in Boston in July 2013.
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LETHAL: A fragment of a bomb believed to have exploded at the conclusion of the Boston Marathon on A...
LETHAL: A fragment of a bomb believed to have exploded at the conclusion of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013.
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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
Mohammed Othman, AFP
People take part in a demonstration in front of the White House in Washington  DC  on July 16  2014 ...
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
Jewel Samad, AFP
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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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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day after Oslo bombing
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scene from RTE live feed of Oslo bombing
scene from RTE live feed of Oslo bombing
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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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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
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