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  • Reader feedback Oct. 14: USS Cole, the 'elderly,' word choices

    USS Cole anniversary •Jerry, Hampton: In Sunday's Almanac you have: in 2000 suicide bomb attack on the US destroyer Cole . Yet Saturday, they had a picture of the Cole in the Yemen port with the big white sheet over the side, and they were saying...
  • Baghdad residents persevere as Islamic State advances

    Baghdad residents persevere as Islamic State advances
    The looming advance of Islamic State fighters west of Baghdad and the persistent drumbeat of suicide car bombings here have imparted a sense of menace and foreboding in the Iraqi capital. But the daily pulse of city life continues unabated along...
  • Kurds hold off Islamic State in Kobani, Syria, but militants hit Iraq

    Kurds hold off Islamic State in Kobani, Syria, but militants hit Iraq
    Kurdish defenders held off Islamic State militants in Syria's border town of Kobani on Sunday, but the fighters struck with deadly bombings in Iraq, killing dozens of Kurds in the north and assassinating a provincial police commander in the west. The...
  • Taliban ambush kills 22 security forces in northern Afghanistan

    Taliban ambush kills 22 security forces in northern Afghanistan
    Taliban fighters ambushed security forces traveling through northern Afghanistan, sparking a daylong battle that killed 22 soldiers and police, officials said Monday. The clash occurred in Sari Pol, at most times a relatively placid province,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • After U.S. security deal, 8 Afghan soldiers killed in suicide attack

    Two suicide blasts rocked Kabul on Wednesday, killing eight Afghan soldiers and injuring at least 21 people a day after the new Afghan government signed an agreement to keep U.S. troops in the country, officials said. An Afghan army bus and a car...