Bombings

July 11, 2018 - 9:19 am
BERLIN (AP) — An Iranian diplomat suspected of involvement in a bomb plot against an Iranian opposition rally in France, was charged in Germany on Wednesday with activity as a foreign agent and conspiracy to commit murder. Assadollah Assadi, a Vienna-based diplomat, is suspected of contracting a...
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People carry the coffin of a victim of a suicide bombing at an election rally for burial in Peshawar, Pakistan, Wednesday, July 11, 2018. The Pakistani Taliban on Wednesday claimed responsibility for an overnight suicide bombing at a rally that killed a secular politician and 20 others two weeks before nationwide elections. (AP Photo/Muhammad Sajjad)
July 11, 2018 - 3:42 am
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — The Pakistani Taliban on Wednesday claimed responsibility for an overnight suicide bombing at a rally that killed a secular politician and 20 others two weeks before nationwide elections. Mohammad Khurasani, a spokesman for the Pakistani Taliban, said they targeted the...
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Damaged buildings and cars litter the site where several fireworks workshops exploded in Tultepec, Mexico, Thursday, July 5, 2018. More than a dozen people were killed and at least 40 injured when a series of explosions ripped through fireworks workshops in a town just north of Mexico City. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
July 06, 2018 - 5:42 pm
TULTEPEC, Mexico (AP) — Grieving emergency personnel in the Mexico City suburb of Tultepec carried the caskets of four comrades through the town's streets Friday as authorities investigated whether an attempt to douse burning fireworks with water may have triggered further blasts that killed a...
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This Sunday, July 1, 2018, photo provided by the North Olmsted Police Department in North Olmsted, Ohio, shows Demetrius Pitts, of Maple Heights, Ohio, who was charged with trying to support terrorism. Federal authorities say Pitts talked often about his support for al-Qaida and recently scouted locations in Cleveland to attack people watching Fourth of July fireworks. (North Olmsted Police Department via AP)
July 02, 2018 - 5:07 pm
An American-born citizen who federal authorities say recently scouted locations in Cleveland to attack people watching Fourth of July fireworks and talked of carrying out additional bombings has been charged with trying to support terrorism. Federal authorities said Monday that Demetrius Pitts had...
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July 02, 2018 - 2:32 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — A married Belgian couple with Iranian heritage was arrested "just in time" as they allegedly prepared to head to France from Belgium to bomb a large rally that an Iranian opposition group held over the weekend, authorities said Monday. The federal prosecutor's office said the...
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July 02, 2018 - 12:36 pm
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — SITE Intelligence Group says the Mali branch of al-Qaida has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on French forces which officials said killed four civilians in the northern city of Gao. The U.S.-based monitoring group said Monday the al-Qaida-linked militants, known...
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In this photo taken on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, a member of the army stands guards at the entrance of the headquarters of a new, five-nation West African counterterror force, in Mali. A car packed with explosives detonated at the headquarters of a new, five-nation West African counterterror force, setting off a gun battle that left at least two soldiers and two attackers dead and several soldiers wounded, officials with the Mali-based force told The Associated Press on Friday. (AP Photo/Baba Ahmed)
July 01, 2018 - 12:54 pm
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A suicide car bomb aimed at a patrol of French soldiers has killed two civilians Sunday in Gao in northern Mali, according to officials. The suspected extremist attack is the third in three days in Mali, which is preparing for presidential elections on July 29. "French soldiers...
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Police officers secure the area after multiple people were shot at an office building housing The Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Md., Thursday, June 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
June 28, 2018 - 8:50 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Latest on shootings at The Capital Gazette newspaper in Maryland (all times local): 8:50 p.m. Journalists at The Capital Gazette are working to cover the mass shooting that unfolded in their office and to put out a Friday paper. Photojournalist Joshua McKerrow tweeted...
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June 28, 2018 - 7:21 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says insurgent attacks in two provinces have killed 29 people, including a bomb that targeted a meeting between the Taliban and village elders urging them to enter peace talks. Hasibullah Stanikzai, a provincial council member in the eastern Logar...
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Radical Islamic cleric Aman Abdurrahman, center, is escorted by police officers after his sentence hearing at South Jakarta District Court in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, June 22, 2018. Abdurrahman was sentenced to death by an Indonesian court Friday for ordering Islamic State group-affiliated militants to carry out attacks including the January 2016 suicide bombing at a Starbucks in Jakarta. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
June 22, 2018 - 3:56 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Radical cleric Aman Abdurrahman was sentenced to death by an Indonesian court Friday for ordering Islamic State group-affiliated militants to carry out attacks including the January 2016 suicide bombing at a Starbucks in Jakarta. Abdurrahman, who police and prosecutors say...
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