Bombings

August 03, 2018 - 7:01 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Two suicide bombers attacked a Shiite mosque in eastern Afghanistan during Friday prayers, killing at least 29 people and wounding another 81, officials said. Abdullah Asrat, spokesman for the governor of Paktia province, said the heavily armed attackers, disguised in the...
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Security forces gather following a deadly attack including a suspected suicide car bombing and gunbattles, in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, Tuesday, July 31, 2018. An Afghan provincial official said a coordinated attack was underway by the Taliban in the city of Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province. (AP Photo)
July 31, 2018 - 5:15 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A roadside bombing hit a passenger bus in western Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least 11 people, as militants launched a coordinated attack on a city in the country's east where initial reports said four people were killed, according to officials. The morning attack...
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July 31, 2018 - 1:16 am
BERLIN (AP) — A German court has acquitted a man accused in an 18-year-old bombing that injured 10 recent immigrants from eastern Europe, including six Jews. The 52-year-old man, whose name wasn't released in accordance with privacy laws, had been considered a suspect in the July 2000 bombing in a...
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July 28, 2018 - 5:11 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a bomb has exploded near a training center for midwives in the capital of eastern Nangarhar province. Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor, called the explosion a terrorist attack and said there was a "strong blast" near the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2017, file photo, Russell Langi Salic, center, a Filipino doctor accused by U.S. authorities of plotting attacks in New York City, including in concert venues and Times Square, arrives at a trial court for his extradition hearing in Manila, Philippines. A Philippine court on Friday, July 27, 2018, granted a U.S. government request for the extradition of the Filipino doctor suspected by U.S. authorities of being an Islamic State group sympathizer and plotting bombings and shootings at New York City concert venues, subway stations and Times Square. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File)
July 27, 2018 - 5:05 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine court has granted a U.S. government request for the extradition of a Filipino doctor suspected by U.S. authorities of being an Islamic State group sympathizer and plotting bombings and shootings at New York City concert venues, subway stations and Times...
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Chinese officials work near the site of a reported blast just south of the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, Thursday, July 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
July 26, 2018 - 1:02 am
BEIJING (AP) — A man exploded a small homemade bomb outside the U.S. Embassy in Beijing on Thursday, injuring only himself, according to police and an embassy spokesperson. Photos on social media showed a large amount of smoke and police vehicles surrounding the embassy shortly after the incident...
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Pakistani security personnel visit the site of bombing in Quetta, Pakistan, Wednesday, July 25, 2018. A suicide bomber struck outside a crowded polling station in Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta, killing many people as Pakistanis cast ballots Wednesday in a general election. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)
July 25, 2018 - 5:23 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on Pakistan's elections (all times local): 5:15 p.m. A top contender in Pakistan's national elections, the party of former jailed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, has asked the elections oversight body to extend voting for one hour to allow people waiting to vote to cast...
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