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Medical aid rushed to stricken Somalia after bombing

Mugadishu - Somalia's allies sent planes carrying medical supplies and doctors Tuesday, while the diaspora rallied to donate blood to help the country cope with the crushing aftermath of its worst ever bombing.

Afghan airstrikes 'kill 13 civilians', officials say

Herat - Afghan authorities said on Tuesday the country's air force had killed up to 13 civilians including women and children in airstrikes targeting a Taliban base in the western province of Herat.

Car bomb kills 11 in Baghdad's Sadr City market

Baghdad - A car bomb exploded in a market in the Iraqi capital's Shiite-majority district of Sadr City on Monday killing 11 people and wounding another 26, security officials and medical sources said.

At least 26 killed in Kabul car bomb claimed by Taliban

Kabul - At least 26 people were killed and 41 wounded Monday after a Taliban-claimed car bomb struck a bus carrying government employees through a Shiite neighbourhood in Kabul, raising fears of sectarian violence in the Afghan capital.

Ex-defence minister probed in French kickbacks scandal

Paris - Former French defence minister Francois Leotard has been placed under formal investigation in a probe into an arms corruption scandal dating to the 1990s, a source close to the inquiry said Tuesday.

Damascus bomber kills 18 after car chase

Damascus - A suicide car bomber pursued by security forces blew himself up in eastern Damascus on Sunday, with a monitor reporting 18 killed in the deadliest attack to hit the Syrian capital in months.

Suicide bombing hits Damascus, deaths reported: state TV

Damascus - Several people were killed and others wounded on Sunday when a suicide bombing struck an eastern district of Damascus, Syrian state television reported.

Twin blasts in NW Pakistan kill at least 11: officials

Peshawar - At least 11 people were killed and 24 wounded on Friday when twin blasts tore through a market crowded with shoppers preparing for the Eid holidays in a mainly Shiite area of Pakistan's tribal belt.

Kabul reels after deadly truck bombing

Kabul - Kabul was reeling Thursday from its deadliest attack since 2001, with anguished residents burying their dead as authorities cleared away mangled wreckage and public anger mounted over the government's failure to protect citizens in the heart of the cap...

Massive Kabul truck bomb kills 80, wounds hundreds

Kabul - At least 80 people were killed and hundreds wounded Wednesday when a massive truck bomb ripped through Kabul's diplomatic quarter, bringing carnage to the streets of the Afghan capital and blowing out windows several miles away.

Massive blast in Kabul diplomatic quarter: AFP

Kabul - A massive blast rocked Kabul's diplomatic quarter during the morning rush hour on Wednesday the latest attack to hit the Afghan capital.

At least 27 dead in Baghdad bombings: officials

Baghdad - At least 27 people were killed and more than 100 wounded in two bombings in Baghdad, security and medical officials said on Tuesday.In the first attack, a suicide bomber struck near a popular ice cream shop overnight, killing 16 people.

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.

Greek police probing security failures in attack on ex-PM

Atenas - Greek police scrambled Friday to figure out how a letter bomb managed to wound former PM Lucas Papademos despite security checks being beefed up after a wave of similar attacks in March.

Greek police probing security failures in attack on ex-PM

Atenas - Greek police on Friday sought to determine how a letter bomb wounded former prime minister Lucas Papademos despite security checks that were allegedly beefed up after a wave of similar attacks in March.

IS-claimed suicide bombings kill 35 in Iraq

Baghdad - Suicide bombings at checkpoints in Baghdad and south Iraq claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 35 people and wounded dozens more, officials said on Saturday.

Three suspects in Russia metro bombing charged with terror

Moscow - Three suspects in last month's bombing in the Saint Petersburg metro have been charged in connection with a "terrorist act", Russian investigators said Thursday.

Three suspects in Russia metro bombing charged with terror

Moscow - Three suspects in last month's bombing in the Saint Petersburg metro have been charged in connection with a "terrorist act", Russian investigators said Thursday.

Philippine blast probe focuses on Shiite imam

Manila - Philippine police believe a Shiite Muslim cleric was the likely target of explosions that killed two people in Manila, an official said Sunday, rejecting Islamic State claims of involvement.

Philippine blast probe focuses on Shiite imam

Manila - Philippine police believe a Shiite Muslim cleric was the likely target of explosions that killed two people in Manila, an official said Sunday, rejecting Islamic State claims of involvement.

Philippine blast probe focuses on Shiite imam

Manila - Philippine police believe a Shiite Muslim cleric was the likely target of explosions that killed two people in Manila, an official said Sunday, rejecting Islamic State claims of involvement.

Twin blasts in Philippine capital kill at least two: police

Manila - Two explosions in the Philippine capital on Saturday night killed two people and injured six others, police said, just over a week after another blast in the same area.

Twin blasts in Philippine capital kill at least two: police

Manila - Two explosions in the Philippine capital on Saturday night killed two people and injured six others, police said, just over a week after another blast in the same area.

Twin blasts in Philippine capital kill at least two: police

Manila - Two explosions in the Philippine capital on Saturday night killed two people and injured six others, police said, just over a week after another blast in the same area.

Qaeda-linked group claims Russia metro bombing: SITE

Dibai - A group suspected of links to Al-Qaeda has claimed responsibility for this month's metro bombing in the Russian city of Saint Petersburg, US monitor SITE Intelligence Group said Tuesday.

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.
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