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Russia strips citizenship of suspected Saint Petersburg metro bomber

Sanktpeterburg - Russian authorities said Friday they had posthumously stripped the suspected Saint Petersburg metro suicide bomber of his citizenship.

Russia strips citizenship of suspected Saint Petersburg metro bomber

Sanktpeterburg - Russian authorities said Friday they had posthumously stripped the suspected Saint Petersburg metro suicide bomber of his citizenship.

Egypt arrests church bombings suspect

Cairo - Egyptian police on Tuesday arrested a man wanted for alleged involvement in twin church bombings this month claimed by the Islamic State group, an official said.

Russia detains suspected organiser of metro bombing

Moscow - Russia's FSB security service said Monday it had detained a suspected organiser of last month's bombing of the Saint Petersburg metro that killed 14 people and injured dozens more.

Syria car bombing kills at least 24 evacuees

Birut - A suicide car bombing killed at least 24 people Saturday in an attack near buses for Syrians evacuated from two besieged government-held towns, a monitor said.

Egypt Copts mark solemn Good Friday

Cairo - Egyptian Copts observed a solemn Good Friday with prayers and fasting, as the community reeled from two church bombings that killed dozens on Palm Sunday.

Egypt says second church suicide bomber identified

Cairo - Egypt's interior ministry said Thursday it had identified the bomber who targeted a Palm Sunday service at a Coptic Christian church in the northern city of Tanta, killing 28 people.

Rise in Boko Haram child suicide bombers 'alarming': UNICEF

Lagos - An "alarming" number of children, most of them girls, have been used by Boko Haram as suicide bombers in the first months of 2017, UNICEF said Wednesday.

Alexandria church bombing death toll rises to 11

Cairo - At least 11 people were killed in an Alexandria church bombing on Sunday, hours after a blast killed 25 worshippers in another church in Egypt, the health ministry said.

Russia detains 8 over Saint Petersburg metro bombing

Sanktpeterburg - Russian investigators on Thursday detained eight people suspected of involvement in the Saint Petersburg metro bombing, as the country held commemorative rallies to honour the 13 victims.

Russia detains 8 over Saint Petersburg metro bombing

Sanktpeterburg - Russian investigators on Thursday detained eight people suspected of involvement in the Saint Petersburg metro bombing, as the country held commemorative rallies to honour the 13 victims.

Russia detains 8 over Saint Petersburg metro bombing

Sanktpeterburg - Russian investigators on Thursday detained eight people suspected of involvement in the Saint Petersburg metro bombing, as the country held commemorative rallies to honour the 13 victims.

Saint Petersburg tourists undeterred after metro attack

Sanktpeterburg - Dutch tourist Nina Bollen counted off the string of attacks that have hit Western capitals as she stood in the courtyard of the world famous Hermitage museum in Saint Petersburg."Paris, London, Berlin," the student told AFP.

IS suicide bombers kill 31 in Iraq's Tikrit

Baghdad - Militants opened fire and later blew themselves up in the Iraqi city of Tikrit, killing at least 31 people in an attack claimed Wednesday by the Islamic State group.

Dijsselbloem 'mail bomb target', says spokesman

Den Haag - Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem was targeted by a mail bomb which had been "intercepted," his spokesman said Tuesday, a day after Greek police found eight "suspect" packages addressed to European officials.

Eight 'suspect' packages found at Athens postal centre

Atenas - Greek police said they found eight "suspect" packages on Monday addressed to global economic institutions, after a domestic militant group sent mail bombs to the IMF and German finance ministry last week.

Eight 'suspect' packages found at Athens postal centre

Atenas - Greek police said they found eight "suspect" packages on Monday addressed to global economic institutions, after a domestic militant group sent mail bombs to the IMF and German finance ministry last week.

Eight 'suspect' packages found at Athens postal centre

Atenas - Greek police said they found eight "suspect" packages on Monday addressed to global economic institutions, after a domestic militant group sent mail bombs to the IMF and German finance ministry last week.

Suicide bombers kill 26 at Iraq wedding celebration: police

Kuwait - Two suicide bombers attacked a celebration being held the night before a wedding north of Baghdad, killing 26 people, a police officer and a doctor said on Thursday.

New threat to Colombia peace talks as ELN claims bombing

Estanzuela - Clouds gathered Monday over peace talks aimed at ending Colombia's half-century conflict after the ELN rebels claimed responsibility for a deadly bombing at a bullring in Bogota.

Colombia suspects ELN of bombing despite peace talks

Estanzuela - Colombian authorities suspect the rebel group ELN of carrying out a bombing at a bullring despite peace talks between the leftist force and the government, an official said Monday.

Explosion at Colombia bullring injures dozens

Estanzuela - An explosion injured at least 26 people in the Colombian capital Sunday, most of them police guarding a bullring that had been targeted by protests on reopening last month, officials said."We condemn the attack with explosives.

Explosion at Colombia bullring injures dozens

Estanzuela - An explosion injured at least 26 people in the Colombian capital Sunday, most of them police guarding a bullring that had been targeted by protests on reopening last month, officials said."We condemn the attack with explosives.

Pakistan 'kills 100 militants' after blast in Sufi shrine

Sehwan - Pakistani forces said Friday they had killed more than 100 "terrorists" after 88 people died in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group on a Sufi shrine which stoked fears of a fresh surge in militancy.

Pakistan 'kills 100 militants' after blast in Sufi shrine

Sehwan - Pakistani forces said Friday they had killed more than 100 "terrorists" after 88 people died in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group on a Sufi shrine which stoked fears of a fresh surge in militancy.

Pakistan 'kills 100 militants' after blast in Sufi shrine

Sehwan - Pakistani forces said Friday they had killed more than 100 "terrorists" after 88 people died in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group on a Sufi shrine which stoked fears of a fresh surge in militancy.

Islamic State-claimed bomb kills 70 at Pakistan shrine

Sehwan - At least 70 people were killed and hundreds wounded Thursday when a bomb ripped through a revered Sufi shrine in southern Pakistan, officials said, after a series of attacks which have shaken optimism over recent improvements in security.

Islamic State-claimed bomb kills 70 at Pakistan shrine

Sehwan - At least 70 people were killed and hundreds wounded Thursday when a bomb ripped through a revered Sufi shrine in southern Pakistan, officials said, after a series of attacks which have shaken optimism over recent improvements in security.

Islamic State-claimed bomb kills 70 at Pakistan shrine

Sehwan - At least 70 people were killed and hundreds wounded Thursday when a bomb ripped through a revered Sufi shrine in southern Pakistan, officials said, after a series of attacks which have shaken optimism over recent improvements in security.

Pakistan Sufi shrine bombing kills up to 35

Karachi - A bomb ripped through a crowded Sufi shrine in Pakistan Thursday, killing up to 35 people and wounding 60, officials said, the deadliest in a series of attacks to strike the insurgency-wracked country this week.
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