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  • Car bomb kills police officer in Kabul

    A suicide car bombing Thursday morning killed one police officer and injured three others in east Kabul in the latest deadly attack in the Afghan capital. Taliban insurgents claimed responsibility for the attack in the Tangi Tarakhil area, just...
  • Boston bombing suspect loses last-ditch bid to delay trial

    Boston bombing suspect loses last-ditch bid to delay trial
    Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whose federal terrorism trial is set to start Jan. 5, lost a last-ditch bid to delay the proceeding after one of his best friends pleaded guilty in a related gun case. Tsarnaev, 21, also lost a...
  • Syrian group Al Nusra Front claims responsibility for Lebanon bombing

    The Syrian Al Qaeda-linked rebel group Al Nusra Front claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at a cafe in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli on Saturday that left nine dead and more than three dozen injured, according to the National News Agency,...
  • Muslim leaders condemn French massacre, but some on street disagree

    A diverse array of Muslim religious and political leaders have issued condemnations of the Paris massacre at the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine ahead of vigils planned here Sunday to mourn the victims. Lebanon’s Sunni Muslim religious leader,...
  • Did CIA torture yield key information? Report says no; defenders disagree

    Did torture make America safer? The conclusion of a Senate committee that investigated CIA interrogation of terrorism suspects is that it did not — that intelligence gained under duress stopped no imminent plots. But that is hotly disputed by...
  • U.S. launches 20 airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria, Iraq

    U.S. launches 20 airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria, Iraq
    The United States launched 20 airstrikes against Islamic State militants in recent days, military officials said in a statement on Wednesday. Since Monday, U.S. forces conducted seven strikes against the militant group in Syria and led 13 strikes in ...
  • Suicide bombing targets Shiites in Yemen; at least 33 dead

    Suicide bombing targets Shiites in Yemen; at least 33 dead
    A suicide bombing apparently targeting Shiite Muslim rebels at a religious commemoration on Wednesday killed at least 33 people and wounded dozens more, security and medical officials said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but the blast...
  • After school attack, Pakistan vows to pursue militants outside its borders

    After school attack, Pakistan vows to pursue militants outside its borders
    As the death toll rose to 148 from Tuesday's massacre at a military-funded high school, the crisis sent Pakistani leaders rushing to Kabul on Wednesday to make a rare request for Afghanistan's help in fighting Islamist terrorism on both sides of their...
  • Two American soldiers killed in Afghanistan as troops head home

    Two American soldiers killed in Afghanistan as troops head home
    A Taliban bomb killed two American soldiers in a NATO convoy late on Friday night near the U.S. Bagram Airfield base north of Kabul, a U.S. defense official said on Saturday. "Two International Security Assistance Force service members died as a...
  • Seven recent blasts in Ukraine city stir fear of new Russian menace

    At least seven bomb blasts in little more than a month in Ukraine's second-largest city, Kharkiv, have stirred fears among residents and the government in Kiev that Russia-backed rebels are trying to destabilize the militarily strategic region....
  • Cameroon's military says it has rescued at least 2 dozen hostages

    Cameroon's military says it has rescued at least 2 dozen hostages
    At least two dozen hostages seized in Cameroon over the weekend by militants of Boko Haram have been rescued, the nation's military said Monday, as the conflict in neighboring Nigeria again threatened to spill across the region. Boko Haram released a...