Bombings

An Afghan Police officer mans a checkpoint on the Ghazni highway, in Maidan Shar, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Afghan Defense Minister Gen. Tareq Shah Bahrami said Monday that about 100 policemen and soldiers as well as 20 civilians have been killed in past four days of battle in the eastern capital of Ghazni. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
August 15, 2018 - 8:44 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the war in Afghanistan (all times local): 5:05 p.m. The chief of Kabul ambulance services says the death toll from a suicide bombing in a Shiite area of the Afghan capital has jumped to 15. Mohammad Asim, Chief the Kabul Ambulance says 17 other people were...
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Jordanian forces secure the area Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, after the side of a building collapsed when assailants opened fire and set off explosions late Saturday that killed four members of the security forces trying to storm the suspected militant hideout in Salt, west of the capital of Amman. Jordanian search teams have pulled the bodies of three suspected militants from the rubble of their hideout, a government official said Sunday. (AP Photo/Raad Adayleh)
August 12, 2018 - 9:13 am
SALT, Jordan (AP) — Jordanian search teams pulled the bodies of three suspected militants from the rubble of their hideout, a government official said Sunday, hours after assailants opened fire and set off explosions that killed four members of the security forces trying to storm the building. The...
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August 11, 2018 - 5:46 pm
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Three members of Jordan's security forces were killed Saturday when they stormed a hideout of suspected militants that had been rigged with explosives, the government spokeswoman said. The officers had been chasing suspects in an explosion a day earlier in which a policeman was...
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FILE - In this July 20, 2017, file photo, Chile's President Michelle Bachelet looks on during a visit to Memory Park which honors the victims of the country's dictatorship, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The U.N. General Assembly on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, approved Bachelet as the next U.N. human rights chief by consensus. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File)
August 10, 2018 - 2:00 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Michelle Bachelet's unanimous approval as the next U.N. human rights chief on Friday sparked a sharp exchange between the United States and several key opponents over rights abuses — a foretaste of some of the issues Bachelet will confront. With a bang of his gavel,...
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August 08, 2018 - 12:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is doubling rewards for al-Qaida leaders charged for their roles in the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in East Africa. The State Department said Wednesday the reward for information leading to the location, arrest or conviction of Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah (ahb-...
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In Friday, Aug. 8, 2018, photo, Namio Matsura, 17-year-old member of the computation skill research club at the Fukuyama Technical High School, watches Hiroshima city before atomic bomb fell in virtual reality experience at the high school in Hiroshima, western Japan. Although it's impossible to relive a moment in history, a group of the students have recreated the moment an atomic bomb dropped over the city through VR to portray the livelihood of people that was taken away as a result of the bombing. (AP Photo/Haruka Nuga)
August 06, 2018 - 8:37 pm
FUKUYAMA, Japan (AP) — It's a sunny summer morning in the city of Hiroshima, Japan. Cicadas chirp in the trees. A lone plane flies high overhead. Then a flash of light, followed by a loud blast. Buildings are flattened and smoke rises from crackling fires under a darkened sky. Over two years, a...
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Press members wait as they try to get access to an apartment complex where an allegedly armed drone crashed, causing a fire, in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro dodged an apparent assassination attempt the previous day when drones armed with explosives detonated while he was delivering a speech to hundreds of soldiers being broadcast live on television, according to officials. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
August 05, 2018 - 9:35 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Authorities detained six people suspected of using explosives-laden drones in a failed bid to assassinate Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, officials said Sunday, in what one witness described as a terrifying attack that shook her apartment building. The government...
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Cars burn after one of two car bombs, in Mogadishu, Somalia, Sunday Aug. 5, 2018. Two car bombs hit Somalia on Sunday, killing at least six people. Somalia's Islamic extremist rebels claimed responsibility for the first suicide car bomb blast that that killed four people when it exploded near the gate of a military base in Afgoye town, 30 kilometers (18 miles) northwest of Mogadishu. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
August 05, 2018 - 3:30 pm
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Two car bombs hit Somalia on Sunday, killing six people. Somalia's Islamic extremist rebels claimed responsibility for the first suicide car bomb blast that that killed four people when it exploded near the gate of a military base in Afgoye town, 30 kilometers (18 miles)...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015 file photo, a man cries over the body of a victim at the site of an explosion at a peace rally in the capital Ankara, Turkey. A Turkish court has sentenced nine Islamic State suspects to life in prison over their involvement in one of Turkey's deadliest terror attacks. On Oct. 10, 2015, two suicide bombers believed to belong to a Turkish cell of the Islamic State group targeted a peace rally outside the capital's main train station, killing 102 people. State media says the court convicted nine people Friday, Aug. 3, 2018 of violating the constitutional order, murder and attempted murder for their involvement in the Ankara attack. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici, File)
August 03, 2018 - 11:37 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish court has sentenced nine Islamic State suspects to life in prison over their involvement in one of Turkey's deadliest terror attacks. On Oct. 10, 2015, two suicide bombers believed to belong to a Turkish cell of the Islamic State group targeted a peace rally outside...
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August 03, 2018 - 10:01 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Two suicide bombers attacked a Shiite mosque in eastern Afghanistan during Friday prayers, killing at least 29 people and wounding another 81, officials said. Abdullah Asrat, spokesman for the governor of Paktia province, said the heavily armed attackers, disguised in the...
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