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New security scare in N. Ireland after car bomb blast

Dublin - Police in Northern Ireland on Monday issued a security alert in Derry after receiving a report about a hijacked van, and arrested a fifth man over a car bombing in the city being linked to a dissident republican paramilitary group.

Libya planning to extradite Manchester bomber's brother: PM

London - Libya is planning to extradite the brother of Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi to Britain by the end of the year, Libya's UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj told the BBC in an interview on Wednesday.

Five killed as car bomb hits diners in Iraq

Kuwait - Jihadists attacked a restaurant north of the Iraqi capital with a car bomb on Wednesday, killing five people and wounding more than 30, medical and police sources said.

Moscow accuses US of using white phosphorous in Syria

Moscow - Russia on Sunday accused the United States of carrying out bombing using white phosphorous in eastern Syria against military targets in civilian areas, which is banned under international law.

Pakistan troops kill IS-linked blast mastermind

Quetta - Pakistani security forces on Friday killed the mastermind of the country's worst ever suicide bombing in an early morning shootout in the southwest province of Balochistan, officials said.

Pakistan says election rally blast culprit identified

Quetta - The perpetrator of one of Pakistan's worst ever suicide bombings has been identified as a jihadist who spent at least two years fighting against foreign troops in Afghanistan, authorities said Thursday.

Argentina ask Russia to arrest Iran official over 1994 bombing

Buenos Aires - Argentina has asked Russia to arrest former Iranian foreign minister Ali Akbar Velayati for extradition in connection with the 1994 bombing of a Jewish center in Buenos Aires, the foreign ministry said Thursday.

Five dead in Baghdad cafe bombing: Iraqi police

Baghdad - At least five people were killed and several others wounded when a suicide bomber struck a cafe in Baghdad where people had gathered after breaking their daily Ramadan fast, police said Thursday.

Extreme-left group claims Athens court bomb

Atenas - An extreme-leftist group Wednesday claimed the bombing last week of an Athens courthouse, which caused damage but no casualties, saying the blast was part of its fight against "bourgeois justice" in Greece.

Bombing casts shadow over Argentine politics 23 years on

Buenos Aires - The bomb blast that ripped through a Jewish center in Buenos Aires and killed 85 people in 1994 continues to cause shock waves in Argentina's politics.

Libyan group declines to extradite brother of Manchester bomber

Tripoli - A Libyan armed group holding the brother of the assailant in the deadly concert bombing in Manchester turned down Thursday a British police request for his extradition."No.

Somalia truck bomb death toll jumps to 358 dead

Mugadishu - Somalia's deadliest ever attack, a truck bomb in the capital Mogadishu, has now killed 358 people with 228 more injured, the government said late Friday, a major jump in the fatality toll.

Pentagon ready to increase support for Somalia after bomb

Washington - The US military said Monday it is ready to boost its support for the Somali government after at least 276 people were killed in a massive truck bomb in Mogadishu.

World leaders condemn Somalia bombing 'in strongest terms'

Paris - World leaders from the United States, Britain, Canada and France on Sunday strongly condemned the weekend suicide bombing in Somalia, the worst attack in the country to date with at least 137 deaths.

Death toll from multiple Pakistan attacks rises to 57

Peshawar - The death toll from multiple attacks in Pakistan rose to 57, officials said Saturday, a day after the bomb and gun assaults in three cities shook the country as it prepared to mark the end of Ramadan, Islam's holiest month.

At least 10 killed in Mogadishu minibus bombing

Mugadishu - At least 10 people were killed Tuesday when Shabaab Islamists drove an explosives-laden minibus into local government offices in the Somali capital Mogadishu, according to the security ministry.

Blast at British base in Cyprus injures police officer

Nicosia - A small explosion outside a police station at a British base in Cyprus injured a policeman on Tuesday, authorities said, adding that it was being treated as a criminal incident.

Suicide bomber kills 20 in market south of Baghdad

Hilla - A suicide bomber blew himself up in a market in the town of Musayyib, south of Baghdad, on Friday killing at least 20 people, medical and security sources said.

Suicide bomber kills eight at Baghdad ice cream shop: officials

Baghdad - A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-rigged vehicle at a popular Baghdad ice cream shop, killing at least eight people, security officials said on Tuesday.

Suicide bomber kills eight at Baghdad ice cream shop: officials

Baghdad - A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-rigged vehicle at a popular Baghdad ice cream shop, killing at least eight people, security officials said on Tuesday.

Suicide bomber kills eight at Baghdad ice cream shop: officials

Baghdad - A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-rigged vehicle at a popular Baghdad ice cream shop, killing at least eight people, security officials said on Tuesday.

Ex-Greek PM Papademos hurt in car blast

Atenas - Former Greek prime minister Lucas Papademos was hurt Thursday when an explosive device went off inside his car in Athens, the first terror attack targeting a former leader in decades.

Greek bank damaged in bomb attack

Atenas - A bomb attack on Wednesday damaged a branch of the Greek bank Eurobank in the centre of Athens, a police source said.

Palm Sunday church bombings claimed by IS kill at least 43 in Egypt

Tanta - The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for bombing two Egyptian churches as worshippers gathered to mark Palm Sunday, killing at least 43 people in the deadliest attacks on the Coptic Christian minority in recent memory.

At least 13 dead in Egypt church bombing: state media

Cairo - At least 13 people were killed Sunday when bomb blast went off in the vicinity of a church in the Egyptian city of Tanta north of Cairo, state media said.

Bus bombing hits Syria's Homs, five dead: state media

Damascus - A bomb attack on a bus in Syria's third city Homs killed five people and wounded at least seven on Wednesday, state media reported.

Bus bombing hits Syria's Homs, five dead: state media

Damascus - A bomb attack on a bus in Syria's third city Homs killed five people and wounded at least seven on Wednesday, state media reported.

Bus bombing hits Syria's Homs, five dead: state media

Damascus - A bomb attack on a bus in Syria's third city Homs killed five people and wounded at least seven on Wednesday, state media reported.

Five dead in Mogadishu bombing as PM unveils new lineup

Mugadishu - At least five people were killed when a minibus laden with explosives blew up in Mogadishu on Tuesday, a local official said, the latest attack in the troubled Somali capital.

Dozens dead in suicide attack in Syria's Homs

Birut - A suicide assault on two security service bases in Syria's third city of Homs killed dozens of people, including a top intelligence chief, on Saturday, overshadowing peace talks in Geneva.
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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
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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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REACTION: Turkish police  forensics and emergency services work at the scene of an explosion that ki...
REACTION: Turkish police, forensics and emergency services work at the scene of an explosion that killed four tourists on Istiklal Street in Istanbul on Sunday.
Bulent Kilic, 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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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
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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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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day after Oslo bombing
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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.
Aaron "tango" Tang/Wikimedia Commons
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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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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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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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
A Syrian man comforts a boy amid the rubble of buildings following a reported air strike on the rebe...
A Syrian man comforts a boy amid the rubble of buildings following a reported air strike on the rebel-held neighbourhood of al-Kalasa in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, on February 4, 2016
Thaer Mohammed, AFP
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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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
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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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
With permission by Reuters / Abd El Ghany
An Israeli army flares illuminate the sky above the Gaza strip on July 18  2014
An Israeli army flares illuminate the sky above the Gaza strip on July 18, 2014
Mahmud Hams, AFP
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

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