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  • UN finds 22 percent rise in Afghan civilian casualties

    The number of civilians killed or wounded in fighting in Afghanistan climbed by 22 percent in 2014 to reach the highest level in five years as foreign troops concluded their combat mission, the U.N. said in an annual report released Wednesday. The United...
  • A look at earlier cases of Islamic terrorism in Denmark

    Denmark has been in the cross-hairs of Islamic terrorists since the 2005 publication by newspaper Jyllands-Posten of 12 caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad that triggered riots in many Muslim countries. Yet, this weekend's attack in Copenhagen was the...
  • Suicide bombing kills 5 at Pakistan police complex

    A suicide bomber trying to enter a police complex in eastern Pakistan killed five people Tuesday, officials said, in a rare attack on the relatively peaceful city of Lahore. The city is the power base of Pakistan's prime minister. The bombing claimed...
  • Taliban bombers kill at least 20 killed in Afghan attack

    Taliban suicide bombers dressed as police officers attacked a police station Tuesday in Afghanistan, killing at least 20 people in the latest assault targeting local security forces, officials said. The attack in Pul-i-Alam, some 80 kilometers (50 miles)...
  • Bombs kill at least 40 in Baghdad area ahead of Iraq ending nightly curfew in capital city

    Baghdad's decade-old nightly curfew ended after midnight Sunday, hours after bombs exploded in and around the Iraqi capital, killing at least 40 people in a stark warning of the dangers still ahead in this country under attack by the Islamic State group....
  • Five killed in attack on police building in Pakistan

    Five killed in attack on police building in Pakistan
    A massive blast outside police headquarters in the Pakistani city of Lahore killed at least five people Tuesday in the latest attack claimed by a militant organization under assault by government forces. A faction of the Pakistani Taliban said it was...
  • Boko Haram fighters blamed for Cameroon military base attack

    Suspected Boko Haram extremists caused explosions which killed 37 people at a security checkpoint in northeastern Nigeria Tuesday, as extremists attacked a Cameroonian military base near the border with Nigeria, killing at least five soldiers, said...
  • Female suicide bomber kills 16 in northeast Nigeria

    A teenage female suicide bomber blew herself up at crowded bus station in northeast Nigeria on Sunday, killing at least 16 and wounding 30 others. Most of the victims were children who had either been selling peanuts or begging for money at the time of...
  • No new trial for Chicago woman convicted of lying about role in terrorist bombings

    No new trial for Chicago woman convicted of lying about role in terrorist bombings
    A Chicago Arab activist convicted of lying about her role in two terrorist bombing deaths in Israel when she immigrated to the U.S. will not get a new trial, a federal judge in Detroit has ruled. Judge Gershwin Drain ruled last week that Rasmieh...
  • Police say they thwart 2 suicide car bomb attacks in Egypt

    Police in Egypt say they have thwarted two Islamic militant suicide car bomb attacks on a police station in the restive northern Sinai. Police officials said Saturday the attack in the town of Sheikh Zuweyid wounded two police officers. Police say...
  • Traces of sympathy seen for Boston Marathon bombing suspect

    Many prospective jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have expressed anger over the attack and compassion for the people who were killed and injured in the explosions. But on Friday, traces of sympathy for Tsarnaev...