Bombings

Pakistani politician Imran Khan, center, chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, casts his vote at a polling station for the parliamentary elections in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, July 25, 2018. After an acrimonious campaign, polls opened in Pakistan on Wednesday to elect the country's third straight civilian government, a first for this majority Muslim nation that has been directly or indirectly ruled by its military for most of its 71-year history. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
July 25, 2018 - 4:03 pm
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on Pakistan's elections (all times local): 12:50 a.m. The head of Pakistan's former ruling party has rejected the results of the country's parliamentary elections before the results are announced, claiming the vote was rigged. Shahbaz Sharif, who heads the Pakistan...
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A man mourns the death of his family member at the site of a bombing in Quetta, Pakistan, Wednesday, July 25, 2018. A suicide bomber struck outside a crowded polling station in Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta, killing dozens of people as Pakistanis cast ballots Wednesday to democratically elect a civilian government.(AP Photo/Arshad Butt)
July 25, 2018 - 10:09 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A suicide bomber on a motorcycle rammed into people waiting outside a busy polling station in the Pakistani city of Quetta on Wednesday, killing at least 31 and casting a dark shadow on what was to be a historic day for the country as Pakistanis cast ballots to elect their thirds...
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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrians inspect the site of a suicide attack in Sweida, Syria, Wednesday, July 25, 2018. Syrian state media say dozens of people have been killed in a suicide attack in the country's south, blaming the bombing on Islamic State militants. (SANA via AP)
July 25, 2018 - 5:26 am
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A series of suicide bombings and attacks in southern Syria, including a motorcycle bomber who struck at a busy vegetable market, killed 38 people on Wednesday, state media reported, blaming Islamic State militants for the carnage. The coordinated attacks — the worst in recent...
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A woman supporter of Tehreek-e-Insaf party raises a picture of her party's leader Imran Khan during an election campaign rally in Karachi, Pakistan, Sunday, July 22, 2018. Pakistan will hold general election on July 25. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil)
July 23, 2018 - 10:59 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The political party of Pakistan's jailed former prime minister asked authorities on Monday to urgently move Nawaz Sharif to a hospital, saying his health was deteriorating rapidly and that he needed to be treated by his own doctors. The request by Pervaiz Rashid, spokesman for the...
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An injured victim of a suicide bomb attackis brought to a hospital in Maiduguri, Nigeria, Monday, July 23, 2018. Nigerian officials say that several people have been killed in a suicide attack on a mosque in Konduga town in the country's north. (AP Photo/Jossy Ola)
July 23, 2018 - 9:49 am
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian officials say that seven people have been killed in a suicide attack on a mosque in Konduga town in the country's north. Bello Dambatta, Head of Rescue Operations of Borno State Emergency Management Agency, said Monday that seven others were injured. He said the...
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Afghan security personnel stand guard next to wounded comrades at the site of an attack near the Kabul International Airport, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, July 22, 2018. An Afghan spokesman said there has been a large explosion near the Kabul airport shortly after the country's controversial first vice president landed on his return from abroad. Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum and members of his entourage were unharmed in the explosion on Sunday, which took place as his convoy had already left the airport (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
July 22, 2018 - 8:43 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber carried out an attack near the Kabul airport Sunday, killing 14 people and narrowly missing Afghanistan's vice president, who was returning home after living in Turkey for over a year, security officials said. The blast occurred near Kabul International...
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July 18, 2018 - 12:56 pm
LONDON (AP) — An extremist loyal to the Islamic State group has been found guilty of plotting to kill the British prime minister. Naa'imur Zakariyah Rahman was convicted Wednesday of planning to bomb the entry gates to the prime minister's residence and office at 10 Downing Street, kills the guards...
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In this photo released Tuesday, July 17, 2018, by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrians celebrate as they hold their national flags and pictures of Syrian president Bashar Assad, in the town of al-Hrak, Daraa province, Syria. The government has regained control of the town in an offensive, backed by Russian air power. The forces have stepped up their military offensive on the remaining opposition pockets in the southwestern region that includes Daraa and Quneitra provinces that straddle the border with Jordan and the frontier with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. (SANA via AP)
July 18, 2018 - 12:26 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces determined to retake the largest opposition holdout in the country's southwest unleashed an intense bombing campaign, killing at least a dozen people and wounding over 100 in a densely populated town, activists and rescuers said Wednesday. The aerial...
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Soldiers walk near the wreckage of a car bomb near the Somali presidential palace, in Mogadishu, Somali, Saturday, July 14, 2018. Somali security forces shot dead three extremists and foiled an attempted al-Shabab attack on the presidential palace in the capital, a police officer said Saturday. (Farah Abdi Warsameh)
July 14, 2018 - 8:37 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somali security forces shot dead three extremists and foiled an attempted al-Shabab attack on the presidential palace that began with a car bomb exploding, police said Saturday. The confrontation came a week after an attack on the nearby interior ministry compound in...
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An injured in Friday's suicide bombing in Mastung is helped by his father at a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, Saturday, July 14, 2018. Disgraced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was in custody on Saturday, a day after the deadliest attacks in Pakistan's troubled election campaign. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)
July 14, 2018 - 8:12 am
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Disgraced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was in custody on Saturday, a day after the deadliest attacks in Pakistan's troubled election campaign killed more than 130 people, including a candidate. In the southwestern province of Baluchistan, a suicide bomber killed 128...
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