Bombings

Afghan security personnel stand guard next to wounded comrades at the site of an attack near the Kabul International Airport, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, July 22, 2018. An Afghan spokesman said there has been a large explosion near the Kabul airport shortly after the country's controversial first vice president landed on his return from abroad. Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum and members of his entourage were unharmed in the explosion on Sunday, which took place as his convoy had already left the airport (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
July 22, 2018 - 5:43 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber carried out an attack near the Kabul airport Sunday, killing 14 people and narrowly missing Afghanistan's vice president, who was returning home after living in Turkey for over a year, security officials said. The blast occurred near Kabul International...
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A Syrian soldier stands guard at his post overlooking the Damascus-Aleppo highway in the central Syrian town of Rastan, Homs province, Syria, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
July 18, 2018 - 5:25 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Talks to cede the largest opposition holdout in southwestern Syria to the government have failed, triggering an intense overnight bombing campaign on the densely populated town of Nawa that killed over a dozen people and injured over a hundred, activists and rescuers said Wednesday...
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Soldiers walk near the wreckage of a car bomb near the Somali presidential palace, in Mogadishu, Somali, Saturday, July 14, 2018. Somali security forces shot dead three extremists and foiled an attempted al-Shabab attack on the presidential palace in the capital, a police officer said Saturday. (Farah Abdi Warsameh)
July 14, 2018 - 5:37 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somali security forces shot dead three extremists and foiled an attempted al-Shabab attack on the presidential palace that began with a car bomb exploding, police said Saturday. The confrontation came a week after an attack on the nearby interior ministry compound in...
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An injured in Friday's suicide bombing in Mastung is helped by his father at a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, Saturday, July 14, 2018. Disgraced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was in custody on Saturday, a day after the deadliest attacks in Pakistan's troubled election campaign. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)
July 14, 2018 - 12:33 am
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Disgraced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was in custody on Saturday, a day after the deadliest attacks in Pakistan's troubled election campaign killed more than 130 people, including a candidate. In the southwestern province of Baluchistan, a suicide bomber killed 128...
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A para military soldier checks identity card of a driver enters in Lahore, Pakistan, Friday, July 13, 2018. Disgraced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be whisked away by helicopter to the federal capital of Islamabad when he returns Friday to Pakistan from London to face a 10-year prison sentence on corruption charges, anti-corruption officials said. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)
July 13, 2018 - 9:15 am
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — The deadliest attack in Pakistan's troubled election campaign killed 70 people, including a candidate, in southwestern Baluchistan province on Friday ahead of disgraced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's return to Pakistan. Sharif returned late Friday from London along...
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Demonstrators hold signs with people killed by the NSU outside the court in Munich, southern Germany, prior to the verdict Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (Tobias Hase/dpa via AP)
July 11, 2018 - 11:59 am
MUNICH (AP) — A German court found the main defendant guilty on Wednesday in a string of neo-Nazi killings more than a decade ago — a high-profile trial that raised fresh questions about the treatment of migrants at a time when Germany is grappling with an unprecedented influx of refugees and...
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People carry the coffin of a victim of a suicide bombing at an election rally for burial in Peshawar, Pakistan, Wednesday, July 11, 2018. The Pakistani Taliban on Wednesday claimed responsibility for an overnight suicide bombing at a rally that killed a secular politician and 20 others two weeks before nationwide elections. (AP Photo/Muhammad Sajjad)
July 11, 2018 - 6:32 am
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — The Pakistani Taliban on Wednesday claimed responsibility for an overnight suicide bombing at a campaign rally that killed a secular politician and 20 others, two weeks before the country's nationwide elections. Mohammad Khurasani, a spokesman for the Pakistani Taliban,...
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A firefighter comforts another during a memorial for firefighters who died in the explosion of several fireworks workshops in Tultepec, Mexico, Friday, July 6, 2018. Twenty-four people were killed and at least 49 injured Thursday when a series of explosions ripped through fireworks workshops in a town just north of Mexico City, according to officials. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
July 06, 2018 - 5:30 pm
TULTEPEC, Mexico (AP) — Grieving emergency personnel in the Mexico City suburb of Tultepec carried the caskets of four comrades through the town's streets Friday as authorities investigated whether an attempt to douse burning fireworks with water may have triggered further blasts that killed a...
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July 02, 2018 - 6:40 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian authorities formally arrested a married couple on Monday and accused them of preparing a bomb attack in France during a packed rally of an Iranian opposition group last weekend. The federal prosecutor's office said Monday that the two, Belgian citizens of Iranian heritage in...
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July 01, 2018 - 10:17 am
NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) — Thirty African leaders began a closed-door meeting Sunday to discuss ways to fight extremism and corruption at the 31st African Union summit being held in Mauritania's capital. As the meeting is being held, neighboring Mali has had three extremist attacks on military...
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