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  • Roadside bomb kills 7 Afghans in eastern province

    A deputy official says a roadside bombing in a remote province in eastern Afghanistan has killed seven people, all members of the same family. The deputy police chief in Ghazni province says the bombing took place on Monday afternoon in Andar district....
  • Angry teen girl posted fake high-school bomb threat on Twitter, deputies say

    Angry teen girl posted fake high-school bomb threat on Twitter, deputies say
    An angry 16-year-old Gateway High School student was arrested today after she posted a fake bomb threat on Twitter, deputies said. The Kissimmee girl admitted making the threat about a bomb at her school because she was angry and didn't want to attend...
  • Latest on Boston bombing trial: Brother's role showcased

    5 P.M. Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) have started their case by attempting to show that his older brother bought the components used to build two bombs used in the 2013 attack. A cellphone analyst...
  • Philippine troops end offensive they say killed 139 rebels

    A monthlong Philippine offensive against hard-line Muslim rebels ended Monday after 139 insurgents were killed, 12 others were captured and bomb-making strongholds were seized by troops, the military chief said. Ten soldiers were killed and 30 others...
  • Iraq: Twin car bombings in Baghdad kill at least 11

    A pair of car bombings in a Baghdad suburb on Monday killed at least 11 people and wounded dozens, officials said, hours after the arrival of the United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, for talks with the Iraqi officials. Shortly before noon,...
  • AP PHOTOS: Iraqi forces struggle to take back Tikrit

    The Iraqi offensive aimed at driving the Islamic State group out of the northern city of Tikrit has been slowed by booby traps, snipers and suicide bombers, but received a powerful boost last week when a U.S.-led coalition began launching airstrikes in...
  • Official: Al-Shabab siege at Somali hotel ends, 24 dead

    Blood spattered utensils, bullet-pocked walls and overturned chairs mark the reception area of a prominent hotel in the Somali capital following an attack by Islamic extremists that killed at least 24, including six attackers. Somali special forces stood...
  • Nigerian election extended to Sunday after glitches hobble voters

    Nigerian election extended to Sunday after glitches hobble voters
    After widespread failures of a new electronic voter ID system aimed at preventing ballot-rigging, Nigerian election officials extended voting through Sunday in a tightly contested presidential race that some worry will prove a prelude to violence....
  • At least 9 dead as militants attack hotel in Somali capital

    Al-Shabab militants blasted their way into a Mogadishu hotel on Friday and took up positions inside, killing at least nine people and exchanging fire with security forces seeking to recapture the facility, a Somali police official said. One survivor...
  • Nigerians vote; terrorist attacks kill 25

    ABUJA, Nigeria Millions of Nigerians voted Saturday in presidential and parliamentary elections despite a climate of tension and fear, fueled by attacks that killed 25 people and were blamed on the Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram. Fourteen...
  • Day before critical election, Nigerian military claims to destroy Boko Haram HQ

    Nigeria's military claims it has destroyed the headquarters of Boko Haram in northeastern Gwoza town and driven the insurgents from all three northeastern states that had been an extremist stronghold. It was not possible to verify Friday's victory that...