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  • Afghanistan bomb attacks kill 4 police officers, injure dozens

    Afghanistan bomb attacks kill 4 police officers, injure dozens
    Four police officers were killed and dozens of civilians injured Friday in three attacks, officials said, as a spate of deadly violence continued across Afghanistan. In the southern province of Helmand, a suicide bomber detonated a truck laden with...
  • West Hartford Family's Trauma Recounted In Book On Middle East

    West Hartford Family's Trauma Recounted In Book On Middle East
    Nearly two decades after Matt Eisenfeld and his girlfriend died in a suicide bombing in Jerusalem, his family has gained greater insight and perspective, if not solace, from the new book "The Bus on Jaffa Road." "People always ask if you've been able to...
  • Mother's might helps Marine return from Mexico

    Mother's might helps Marine return from Mexico
    An arrest at a border crossing. A brutal Mexican jail. A roadside bombing in Afghanistan. A veteran with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. How could a news story with all those elements be a good-news story? With the release and repatriation of former...
  • Suicide bomber kills dozens--mostly students--at school in Nigeria

    Suicide bomber kills dozens--mostly students--at school in Nigeria
    A suicide bomber dressed as a student killed at least 48 people, most of them students, and injured 79 others at a school assembly in the northeastern Nigerian town of Potiskum on Monday, a hospital official said. No one immediately claimed...
  • Bomb threat investigated at Kecoughtan High School

    Students at Kecoughtan High School were briefly evacutated Friday afternoon as Hampton police looked into a bomb threat. The threat was found in a restroom just before 1 p.m., said Hampton Police Division spokeswoman Cpl. Mary Shackelford, prompting...
  • Soldier from Eastern Shore killed in Kabul attack

    Soldier from Eastern Shore killed in Kabul attack
    A military policeman from the Eastern Shore was one of two U.S. troops killed in a bomb attack in Kabul Monday, the Pentagon said. Command Sgt. Maj. Wardell B. Turner, 48, of Nanticoke, was working as an advisor to a NATO mission training Afghan troops....
  • Suicide bomber kills 5 in attack on British embassy car in Kabul: officials

    Suicide bomber kills 5 in attack on British embassy car in Kabul: officials
    A suicide bomber attacked a British embassy vehicle in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing five people, including one Briton, the ministry of interior said. The blast in the east of Kabul wounded 33 people, including many bystanders, the latest in a...
  • Suicide bomber targets British Embassy vehicle in Kabul, killing 5

    Suicide bomber targets British Embassy vehicle in Kabul, killing 5
    A suicide bomber in a car packed with explosives struck a British Embassy vehicle Thursday, killing six people, including a British civilian security officer, and wounding more than 34 in the latest in a string of insurgent attacks in the Afghan capital....
  • Two female suicide bombers kill more than 40 at Nigerian market

    Two female suicide bombers kill more than 40 at Nigerian market
    Two teenage girls wearing suicide belts blew themselves up in a market in northern Nigeria on Tuesday, killing more than 40 people, authorities said. It was the latest in a string of horrific attacks in Nigeria for which Islamist militants are blamed....
  • Female suicide bombers kill at least 21 in Nigeria's northeast

    Female suicide bombers kill at least 21 in Nigeria's northeast
    Two female suicide bombers killed at least 21 people Tuesday in a busy market area of Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri, center of a militant Islamist insurgency, emergency services said. Four witnesses told Reuters near the scene that a woman had...
  • Suicide bomber strikes Afghan volleyball tournament, at least 45 dead

    A suicide bomber blew himself up Sunday amid a crowd at a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan, killing 45 people and injuring dozens more in the deadliest attack since a new government took power, officials said. The evening explosion in...