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A-bombs and H-bombs explained

Paris - The world's nuclear arsenals are comprised mainly of two types of warheads -- atomic bombs, also called A-bombs, and the more powerful hydrogen or H-bombs.

In Mosul battle, Iraq forces face fewer IS-planted bombs

Mosul - Iraqi forces used to facing deserted, explosives-rigged streets and booby-trapped buildings have not encountered as many bombs planted by jihadists in Mosul as they did in earlier battles against them.

Myanmar police arrest Muslims over Yangon bombings

Myanmar police said Saturday they had arrested three Muslims for planting home-made bombs around Yangon and were investigating their links to "terrorists" in Rakhine state, where the army is cracking down on the Muslim Rohingya minority.

Bombs kill 8 in northeast Syria as U.S. commander visits

Kamishli - Bombings suspected to have been carried out by the Islamic State group killed at least eight people in northeastern Syria hours after a top US commander visited, security forces said Sunday.

UN warns cluster bomb use in Yemen may amount to war crime

New York - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned Friday that the use of cluster bombs in Yemen by the Saudi-led coalition may amount to war crimes.Ban said he had received "troubling reports" of cluster bomb attacks on January 6 on the rebel-held capital Sanaa....

Cairo blasts strain Egypt's bomb squad

Cairo - Egyptian bomb disposal expert Diaa Fathy had long predicted he would die in a flash, before that fateful day in January when a bomb exploded on a busy road leading to the pyramids.

Surgeons in Ukraine's rebel Donetsk confirm cluster bomb usage

Donetsk - Surgeons in east Ukraine's rebel hub of Donetsk, where dozens of civilians have died in recent weeks, confirmed on Tuesday that some patients were victims of cluster bombs, as alleged by Human Rights Watch.

Ukraine vows to probe banned 'cluster bomb' charges

Kiev - Ukraine's Western-backed leadership vowed on Tuesday to conduct a full inquiry into allegations the army used banned "cluster bombs" in its push against pro-Russian insurgents in the separatist east.

Triple car bomb attack kills 25 in Iraqi town

Buhilab - Three suicide car bomb attacks against offices in a Kurdish-controlled Iraqi town killed at least 25 people on Sunday, most of them Kurdish forces veterans volunteering to re-enlist, officials said.

Palestinians and Israelis agree to new ceasefire

Cairo - Gaza Strip communities stayed quiet Sunday and Monday as a new 72-hour ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas took hold.

Gaza death toll surpasses 300 in latest Israeli incursion

Jerusalem - As Palestinian deaths rose Saturday to well over 300, Israeli officials said their stepped-up bombing attack had destroyed 95 rocket-launching sites and 13 tunnels under the borders of the Gaza Strip.

Harvard evacuated over hoax 'explosives' on campus email threat

Cambridge - As students at Harvard, an Ivy League University, sat Examinations Monday morning police received an email warning of explosives on site. The bomb threat was taken seriously and an evacuation quickly took place.

Op-Ed: Should white males be racially profiled as mass murderers?

Albany - Grant Alan Acord, 17, was arrested Saturday, for allegedly building bombs with the intent of blowing up West Albany High School. He is a junior at the school and was inspired by the Columbine massacre, authorities say.

The Mother Of All Bombs (MOAB) is ready to be deployed

Designed to be able to penetrate and destroy underground nuclear facilities in Iran and/or North Korea, the latest US massive ordinance penetrator (MOP) is nicknamed the 'Mother of All Bombs'. Twenty of these non-nuclear weapons are ready to be deployed.

All victims in Boston bomb blasts now identified

All the victims of the Boston bombings on Monday have now been identified. They are Martin Richard, Krystle Campbell and Lu Lingzi.

Op-Ed: Israel's intentional fog of war over Syria

The world will likely never know the exact truth about what Israel bombed in or outside of Syria this week. But as alleged details of the daring mission leak out, the murky story reveals hard truths about Israel's lethal modus operandi.

Navy bombs in sanctuary, population of gentle orcas endangered Special

Less than 90 individuals remain in this population of gentle fish-eating orcas. Low salmon supply and toxins are suspected as contributing causes, but the recent death of a young orca has raised questions of the safety of naval practice in a sanctuary.

Two detained after explosions set off at Tennessee school

Memphis - A small explosion occurred inside a Memphis, Tenn. high school today. Two students have been arrested in connection with the incident.

Explosions in Kabul follow Obama's surprise visit to Afghanistan

Kabul - Five explosions hit the Afghan capital on Wednesday, resulting in at least seven deaths. The attacks follow the surprise visit of U.S. President Barack Obama to the country.

ASEAN to help Southeast Asian people caught in Libya chaos

The Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) has pledged to give assistance to its member countries in dealing with the crises in Libya where thousands of workers from Asia are currently deployed.

Al Qaeda planning to surgically implant bombs in Jihadis

As American travelers continue to grapple with TSA pat-downs and full-body scanners, Al Qaeda and related affiliates are planning to surgically insert bombs within the bodies of suicide Jihadis.

Iraqi reality TV show plants fake bombs as gag

Baghdad - An Iraqi television show, which plants fake bombs in celebrities’ cars and then accuses them of being terrorists, has upset many people.

11 would-be killers die as their bombs explode too early

Mogadishu - Two incidents involving bomb explosions planned by the Islamist militant group Al-Shabab led to the death of 11 of their own men when the bombs they were preparing blew up prematurely.

Ethnic riots sweep Kyrgyzstan, 80 dead, over 1,000 wounded

Osh - Ethnic riots wracked southern Kyrgyzstan forcing thousands of Uzbeks to flee as their homes were torched by mobs of Kyrgyz men. The interim government begged Russia for troops to stop the violence, and the Kremlin offered humanitarian assistance.

Man killed when bomb explodes at West Virginia bar Special

Barboursville - A bomb exploded. killing a West Virginia man. Police detonated three more bombs found outside of the bar Cactus Joe's in Barboursville. Patrons are shocked by the incident in this small community and say the bomber was seeking revenge over breakup.

Unknown attackers strike at US Consulate in Pakistan

Peshawar - There has been an attack on the US Consulate in Pakistan’s volatile North West Province. A series of powerful explosions rocked the heavily protected area where the consulate is located.

Dogs Can Suffer From Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) has become an increasingly widely recognized and accepted response to combat, natural disasters and other traumatic experiences.

Millions of Iraqi Voters Participate in Democratic Elections

Baghdad - Millions of Iraqi voters are going to polling places across Iraq to cast their votes in a major and democratic general election in the country to elect over 300 members of country's parliament amid threat of violence from Islamic militants.

Yemen Being Used by al-Qaeda Militants as Springboard for Attacks

Saudi Arabia's neighbor Yemen is slowly becoming a popular staging arena for militant al-Qaeda terrorists before they are set off to western destinations to sow terror after months of indoctrination by the terrorist organization.

Afghan Bomb Blasts Kill 8 U.S. Troops

Multiple bomb blasts in southern Afghanistan killed eight U.S. troops today. Nineteen U.S. troops have died in Afghanistan in the last two days.
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