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15 killed as Shabaab bomb busy Somali restaurant

Mar 28, 2019 - 8:16 PM

(UPDATED) Security officials and witnesses report bodies strewn on the ground as plumes of smoke rose high into the air after the bomb detonated on Mogadishu's Maka Al-Mukarama road

Explosion rocks Afghan city, multiple casualties – officials

Mar 23, 2018 - 11:58 PM

'A car bomb blast happened at the entrance gate to the sports stadium in the first Police District of Lashkar Gah city,' Helmand province's police spokesman Salam Afghan says

Explosion rocks bank HQ in Lebanese capital

Jun 13, 2016 - 3:20 AM

UPDATED Interior Minister Nuhad Mashnuq says bomb containing about 3 4 kilos 6 6 8 8 pounds of explosives had been placed behind the back wall of BLOM BANK

epa05360081 Lebanese soldiers stand outside the headquarters of Blom Bank in the Hamra district, after a car bomb exploded near the entrance shortly after 8pm, in central Beirut, Lebanon, 12 June 2016. No casualties or injuries were reported. EPA/KELLY LYNN LUNDE

7 police killed in bomb attack in Turkey's Diyarbakir

Mar 31, 2016 - 11:44 PM

4th UPDATE The attack takes place a day before Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu was to make a rare visit to the city

The wRap Indonesia: Helicopter missing, scores dead in Turkey blast

Oct 12, 2015 - 6:00 AM

Other top stories include the arrival of international aid to combat forest fires and a long term investment between Indonesia and PT Freeport Indonesia

INTERNATIONAL HELP. Malaysian aircrew members stand in front of the Bombardier 415 Superscooper aircraft as they arrive at Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin airport in Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia to help combat forest fires. Photo by EPA

Junta chief slams rumors govt behind Thai blasts

Feb 03, 2015 - 7:06 PM

Prime Minister Prayut Chan O Cha: Some have countered that this was work of the government in order to maintain martial law They are brains damaged

Thai bomb squad experts and forensic police inspect the site of two bomb blasts near the entrance to a luxury shopping mall in central Bangkok, Thailand, 02 February 2015. Photo by Narong Sangnak/EPA

Bomb blast hits NGCP tower in Maguindanao

Jan 14, 2015 - 12:29 AM

The bomb which is planted on the post of Tower 26 in the town of Pagalungan detonates at around 9:10 in the evening

Death toll of Yemen anti-Huthi bomb blast rises to 49

Jan 01, 2015 - 10:46 PM

Yemen has been dogged by instability since an uprising forced longtime strongman Ali Abdullah Saleh from power in 2012 with Huthi rebels and Al Qaeda seeking to fill the power vacuum

Bomb blast at northeast Nigeria bus station 'kills at least 20'

Dec 22, 2014 - 8:45 PM

The bombing at a bus station in Gombe City is the latest violence in the region targeted by Boko Haram

Bomb kills 17, wounds 50 in Islamabad market

Apr 09, 2014 - 2:56 PM

UPDATED The bomb which weights 5 to 6 kilograms is packed with nuts and bolts for maximum damage

BOMB BLAST. A bomb blast kills at least 17 in a market in Islamabad

Car bomb blast in Somali capital

Mar 15, 2014 - 8:31 PM

A car bomb blast near a hotel in Somali capital injures at least one person

1 soldier hurt in Maguindanao highway bomb blast

Sep 08, 2013 - 11:13 AM

1 out of 2 bombs planted along the national highway in Datu Paglas town explodes

Report: BIFF 'most likely' behind CDO bombing

Aug 01, 2013 - 11:58 AM

A risk control organization says the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters wants to show it s a serious threat to be reckoned with

File photo of BIFF fighters

4 killed, 12 injured in Peshawar blast

May 12, 2012 - 2:09 PM

The remote controlled bomb hit a police vehicle in the largest city northwest of Pakistan