| Oct 27, 2013
| 12:38 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A roadside bomb in Afghanistan’s eastern Ghazni province killed 18 people and wounded five on their way to a wedding when the minivan they were riding in Sunday triggered the explosion, officials said.
In a statement, the...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 3:00 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan — Abdul Wali Fadaei is proud of his family history.
His father died when he drove an explosives-laden car into the capital's upscale Hotel Inter-Continental in 2011, a brazen attack that killed 18 people, including seven...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Over the past decade, Rasmieh Yousef Odeh has made a name for herself in Chicago's Palestinian community as a peaceful social activist and staunch defender of women's rights, supporters say.
But federal authorities allege the diminutive 66-year-old...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 10:41 AM
PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- A two-star major general with the Pakistani army and two subordinate officers were killed Sunday by a roadside bomb in the volatile Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province near the border with Afghanistan, officials said.
Maj. Gen. Sanaullah...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 7:00 AM
It was 50 years ago this Sunday a bomb exploded at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., killing four girls: Denise McNair, 11, and Addie Mae Collins, Carole Robertson and Cynthia Wesley, all 14.
Birmingham native G. Douglas Jones...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 7:20 AM
CAIRO -- A pair of powerful car bombs aimed at Egyptian military targets in the restive Sinai Peninsula killed at least six military personnel on Wednesday, an army spokesman said.
The twin blasts in the border town of Rafah came four days after the...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 12:56 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The trouble with writing poetry, as terrorism suspect Samantha Lewthwaite found when she penned an ode to Osama bin Laden after his death, is finding elegant rhymes.
Martyred, for example, can be reasonably rhymed with...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 1:40 PM
MOSCOW -- Investigators were delving into the background of a woman from the restive Caucasus region who is believed to have set off a suicide bomb Monday aboard a crowded bus in the southern Russian city of Volgograd. Six passengers and the bomber were...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:51 AM
MOSCOW -- Five people were killed by an explosion inside a passenger bus in the southern Russian city of Volgograd, officials said Monday.
Officials said the explosion was set off by a female suicide bomber, and Russia's Investigative Committee...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 7:02 PM
BEIRUT — As diplomats haggled over the prospect of Syrian peace talks, dozens of people were killed and many injured Sunday when a massive car bomb exploded outside the central Syrian city of Hama.
The blast was the latest in a string of...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 9:06 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- A bomb struck a passenger train in southwestern Pakistan on Monday, killing at least seven people and wounding 10, according to police, in the latest attack to hit the violence-besieged nation.
The device reportedly detonated as...