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  • Suicide car bomber rocks Somalia's presidential palace

    Suicide car bomber rocks Somalia's presidential palace
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - A suicide car bomber attacked the Somali presidential palace in Mogadishu on Friday, triggering a massive explosion, before about 10 heavily armed gunmen jumped out of two more vehicles and opened fire. Somali President...
  • 11 killed in attack on Somali presidential compound

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Nine militants and two Somali government officials were killed when an Al Qaeda-linked terror group attacked the presidential compound in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, on Friday. President Hassan Sheik Mohamud, whose...
  • U.N. calls for improved humanitarian aid access in Syria

    BEIRUT — The United Nations on Saturday called for improved humanitarian access for millions of needy Syrians as Syrian government forces pounded rebel positions and the latest car bomb apparently linked to the civil war exploded in neighboring...
  • Bombing of passenger bus in Pakistan kills 10 people

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan -– At least 10 people including a child were killed Sunday when a roadside bomb struck a passenger bus near the troubled tribal area of northeast Pakistan, police said. Sixteen others were injured in the bombing in Kohat,...
  • An emotional Boston Marathon ends with an American victory

    BOSTON — The cheers were louder, the runners more determined, the tears of joy and relief at the Boston Marathon finish line Monday more heartfelt than ever. And yes, the security was tighter. But on a brilliant spring day, the city brought to...
  • Car bomb hits Athens as Greece returns to global bond market

    Car bomb hits Athens as Greece returns to global bond market
    ATHENS -- A powerful car bomb jolted Athens on Thursday, causing damage but no injuries just as the Greek government prepared to raise money from global capital markets for the first time since the country was forced to accept an international bailout...
  • Suicide bomber strikes outside Iranian consulate in Pakistan

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan – A suspected suicide bomber detonated a vehicle packed with explosives outside the Iranian consulate in an upmarket section of this northwestern city Monday evening, killing two Pakistani paramilitary soldiers and wounding 10...
  • Syrian militant linked to Al Qaeda is killed in bombing, activists say

    Syrian militant linked to Al Qaeda is killed in bombing, activists say
    BEIRUT — A well-known Syrian rebel commander who was close to Al Qaeda’s leadership was killed Sunday in a suicide bombing linked by some to an Al Qaeda breakaway group, opposition activists said. The attack in the northern city of Aleppo...
  • Guantanamo Bay detainee pleads guilty in 2002 tanker bombing

    WASHINGTON — A Guantanamo Bay prisoner who was a relative of one of the Sept. 11 hijackers pleaded guilty Thursday in the bombing attack of a French oil tanker off the coast of Yemen. Top military officials pointed to the plea as an example of the...
  • Pakistani Taliban calls one-month cease-fire

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- The Pakistani Taliban on Saturday announced a one-month cease-fire in a move that could revive stalled peace talks with Pakistan's government. The militant group's announcement came hours after two roadside bombs killed 11 security...
  • Nigeria bus station bombing kills 71; Boko Haram blamed

    Nigeria bus station bombing kills 71; Boko Haram blamed
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan blamed Boko Haram for an explosion that killed scores of people Monday at a bus station outside the capital, Abuja, calling the Islamic militant group an “unnecessary distraction&...