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  • Islamist rebels blamed for car bomb in Somalia, at least seven dead

    MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Suspected Islamist rebels detonated a car bomb in front of a popular cafe in the center of the Somali capital on Sunday evening, killing at least seven people, police and the emergency services said. There was no immediate claim...
  • Triple bombing in northern Iraq kills at least 58 people

    A series of bomb blasts Sunday targeting a compound housing Kurdish security and intelligence forces in the northeast Iraq province of Diyala killed at least 58 people and wounded scores more, according to Iraqi officials. A suicide bomber detonated...
  • Nobel Peace Prize for Malala Yousafzai brings hope for Pakistan

    Nobel Peace Prize for Malala Yousafzai brings hope for Pakistan
    There are so many targets in Pakistan. Government buildings and bustling bazaars. Christians, Hindus and Shiites. Decorated generals and rank-and-file soldiers. Cops, professors, journalists. Politicians and ministers. Westerners. Twisted logic weaves...
  • Three car bombs kill as many as 40 in Baghdad

    Three car bombs exploded in rapid succession in Shiite Muslim neighborhoods of the Iraqi capital late Saturday, killing as many as 40 people as U.S. airstrikes continued to hit Islamic State militants in western and northern Iraq. The car bombings...
  • Suicide bomber attacks Afghan provincial police HQ, killing one

    A suicide attacker wearing a police uniform attacked a provincial police headquarters in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing one officer and wounding four other people, an official said. The bombing in Helmand province is the latest by militants...
  • Suicide bomber kills 11 in market north of Baghdad

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide bomber detonated his explosives belt in a market north of Baghdad on Saturday, killing 11 people and wounding 21 others, medical and police officials said. The attack took place about 28 km (17 miles) north of the capital,...
  • Al Qaeda claims responsibility for Sanaa suicide bombings

    SANAA (Reuters) - Al Qaeda's wing in Yemen on Friday claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb attack on Yemen's powerful Shi'ite Houthi group that killed at least 47 people. On Thursday, a suicide bomber detonated a belt packed with explosives at a...
  • 47 protesters, 19 troops killed in two attacks in Yemen

    SANA'A Two bomb attacks in Yemen Thursday killed 47 protesters in the capital Sana'a and 19 troops at a checkpoint in the far south-east, state news agency Saba reported. The attack in the capital targeted a protest held by the Houthi Shiite rebel...
  • Bristol Police Investigating Bomb Threat At High School

    BRISTOL — Bristol Central High School was evacuated Thursday morning after a note was discovered referencing a bomb, school officials said. A student found the note on a desk in a classroom about 8 a.m., police said. The note said a bomb would go...
  • Yemen bombings kill nearly 70; Al Qaeda suspected

    Yemen bombings kill nearly 70; Al Qaeda suspected
    Two suicide bombers spearheaded attacks in Yemen on Thursday that left nearly 70 people dead, including 19 soldiers, as factional violence continued to batter the weakened government. The deadliest of the two attacks targeted a gathering of Shiite...
  • At least five killed in attack on Hazaras in Pakistani city of Quetta

    QUETTA Pakistan (Reuters) - At least five people were killed and dozens wounded in a suspected suicide attack on a predominantly Shi'ite Hazara neighborhood of the volatile Pakistani city of Quetta on Saturday, police said. No one immediately claimed...