Bombings

August 01, 2019 - 9:35 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha on Friday ordered an investigation into several small bombings in Bangkok that took place as Thailand was hosting a high-level meeting attended by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his counterparts from China and several Asia-Pacific...
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Security forces gather at the site of a deadly attack in Aden, Yemen, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. A Yemen health official and witnesses say at least 40 people have been killed and dozens wounded in a missile attack and coordinated suicide bombings in the southern port city of Aden. The official says the missile struck a military parade underway Thursday in Aden, the temporary seat of the U.N. recognized Yemeni government. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
August 01, 2019 - 2:43 am
ADEN, Yemen (AP) — A rebel missile struck a military parade in Yemen's southern port city of Aden as coordinated suicide bombings targeted a police station in another neighborhood of the city on Thursday, killing at least 40 people and wounding dozens, a security official and witnesses said. The...
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August 01, 2019 - 1:51 am
ADEN, Yemen (AP) — The Latest on the situation in Yemen (all times local): 11:35 a.m. A Yemen health official and witnesses say at least 40 people have been killed and dozens wounded in a missile attack and coordinated suicide bombings in the southern port city of Aden. The official says the...
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In this July 24, 2019, photo, a Sri Lankan army lowers the national flag at the landmark Galle Face, as new foreign investment sites stand in the background in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Shocks from deadly suicide bombings on Easter Day in Sri Lanka are reverberating throughout its economy in the worst crisis since the South Asian island nation’s civil war ended in 2009. The blasts have devastated Sri Lanka’s vital tourism industry, source of jobs for many, and hindering foreign investment. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
July 31, 2019 - 1:13 am
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka says it will give one-month free visa on arrival to visitors from nearly 50 countries in its latest effort to revive the island nation's lucrative tourism industry that was badly hit by the Easter bomb attacks. Tourism Minister John Amaratunga says tourists or...
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July 30, 2019 - 9:17 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says a roadside bomb explosion hit a passenger bus in western Farha province, killing at least 18 people including women and children. Mohibullah Mohib, spokesman for the provincial police chief in Farah, says six people were wounded in the bombing...
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Afghan security forces arrive at the site of an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, July 28, 2019. An Afghan official said a large explosion has taken place in the capital, Kabul, on the first day of campaigning for presidential elections scheduled for Sept. 28. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
July 28, 2019 - 8:08 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The political office of the Afghan president's running mate was hit by a large explosion and stormed by several gunmen who remained holed up inside, Afghan officials said Sunday. The attack in the capital, Kabul, killed at least two people and came on the first day of...
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July 28, 2019 - 2:40 am
LONDON (AP) — Officials say a British special forces soldier who died fighting the Islamic State group in Syria was killed by friendly fire, rather than in a roadside bomb as previously believed. Sgt. Matt Tonroe died in March 2018 alongside U.S. commando Master Sergeant Jonathan J. Dunbar while on...
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Medical workers help civilian on stretcher who was wounded in suicide bomb, at Madina hospital, Mogadishu, Wednesday, July 24, 2019. A suicide bomber walked into the office of Mogadishu's mayor and detonated explosives strapped to his waist, killing several people and badly wounding the mayor, Somali police said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
July 25, 2019 - 3:33 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The al-Shabab extremist group says a rare female suicide bomber used in the deadly attack in the office of Mogadishu's mayor was aiming for the American who is the new United Nations envoy to Somalia. He had left the office just minutes earlier. The death toll in Wednesday...
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July 24, 2019 - 8:05 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A suicide bomber walked into the office of Mogadishu's mayor during a security meeting and detonated explosives strapped to his waist, killing several people and badly wounding the mayor, Somali police said Wednesday. Police Col. Mohamed Abdi confirmed the brazen attack in...
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Medical workers help a man who was wounded in a car bomb attack, at Medina hospital, in Mogadishu, Somalia, Monday, July 22, 2019. A Somali police officer says a car bomb in the Somali capital has killed at least 10 people. Capt. Mohamed Hussein said at least 15 others were injured when the car bomb parked near a busy security checkpoint on the city's airport was detonated by remote control. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
July 22, 2019 - 3:36 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali police officer says a car bomb in the capital has killed at least 10 people. Capt. Mohamed Hussein said at least 15 others were injured when the car packed with explosives and parked near a busy security checkpoint by the city's airport was detonated by remote...
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