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  • Suicide bomber kills 4 people while targeting a convoy of US-trained Somali troops, police say

    A suicide car bomber blew himself up near a moving convoy of Somalia's U.S.-trained elite forces in Mogadishu, killing at least four people, a Somali police officer said Sunday. Somali militant group al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack,...
  • Suicide bomber targets European police training mission in Kabul, kills Afghan civilian

    A suicide car bomber struck near the headquarters of the European police training mission in Kabul on Monday, killing one Afghan civilian and wounding five others nearby, police and EUPOL said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, the first...
  • Violence shakes Kabul as U.S. combat troops depart

    When he arrived 40 minutes late to a play about a suicide bombing, 19-year-old Omar Haidari expected to see actors playing out the drama on stage. He didn’t imagine that he would see the remains of a real-life suicide bomber not much younger than...
  • 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...
  • Threat puts Metea Valley High School briefly on lockdown

     Threat puts Metea Valley High School briefly on lockdown
    Metea Valley High School went on lockdown briefly Monday afternoon while police and school officials investigated the legitimacy of a bomb threat. Aurora police spokesman Dan Ferrelli said about noon a student found a piece of paper in a bathroom with...
  • Kenyan police chief quits, interior minister dismissed after attacks

    The Somali extremist group Shabab attacked a quarry in northern Kenya on Tuesday, killing dozens of workers 10 days after a bus attack the group claimed responsibility for in which gunmen shot and killed 28 passengers who couldn’t recite a Koranic...
  • Threat puts Metea Valley High School briefly on lockdown

    Threat puts Metea Valley High School briefly on lockdown
    AURORA – Metea Valley High School went on lockdown briefly Monday afternoon while police and school officials investigated the legitimacy of a bomb threat. Aurora police spokesman Dan Ferrelli said about noon a student found a piece of paper in...
  • Reward offered in Naperville bomb threat case

    A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for information helpful in solving a recent bomb threat incident at Neuqua Valley High School. Naperville Crime Stoppers made the offer this week to help police track down the source of an Oct. 30 email that...
  • 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....
  • Another Bomb Threat At Bristol School

    Another Bomb Threat At Bristol School
    BRISTOL — Southside School was evacuated for the second time this week after a bomb threat was discovered in a girls' bathroom, police said. The building was evacuated about 11:15 a.m. Friday after someone noticed a threat scrawled on a stall, Lt....
  • Bomb threat prompts evacuation at New Jersey mall

    NEW YORK - A telephone bomb threat triggered the evacuation of a major department store at a popular New Jersey mall on Friday, police said. The threat was phoned in at about 5:30 p.m., said Sgt. Elliot Colon of the Paramus Police Department. Police had...