Bombings

A Syrian soldier stands guard at his post overlooking the Damascus-Aleppo highway in the central Syrian town of Rastan, Homs province, Syria, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
July 18, 2018 - 8:25 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Talks to cede the largest opposition holdout in southwestern Syria to the government have failed, triggering an intense overnight bombing campaign on the densely populated town of Nawa that killed over a dozen people and injured over a hundred, activists and rescuers said Wednesday...
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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 - 8:18 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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A para military soldier checks identity card of a driver enters in Lahore, Pakistan, Friday, July 13, 2018. Disgraced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be whisked away by helicopter to the federal capital of Islamabad when he returns Friday to Pakistan from London to face a 10-year prison sentence on corruption charges, anti-corruption officials said. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)
July 13, 2018 - 1:01 pm
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — The deadliest attack in Pakistan's troubled election campaign killed 70 people, including a candidate, in southwestern Baluchistan province on Friday ahead of the arrest of disgraced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif upon his return to Pakistan. Sharif returned late Friday...
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Demonstrators hold signs with people killed by the NSU outside the court in Munich, southern Germany, prior to the verdict Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (Tobias Hase/dpa via AP)
July 11, 2018 - 2:59 pm
MUNICH (AP) — A German court found the main defendant guilty on Wednesday in a string of neo-Nazi killings more than a decade ago — a high-profile trial that raised fresh questions about the treatment of migrants at a time when Germany is grappling with an unprecedented influx of refugees and...
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A firefighter comforts another during a memorial for firefighters who died in the explosion of several fireworks workshops in Tultepec, Mexico, Friday, July 6, 2018. Twenty-four people were killed and at least 49 injured Thursday when a series of explosions ripped through fireworks workshops in a town just north of Mexico City, according to officials. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
July 06, 2018 - 8:30 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 - 4:16 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 - 3:22 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — A married couple with Iranian heritage was arrested "just in time" in Belgium as they allegedly prepared to head to France to bomb a large rally that an Iranian opposition group held over the weekend, authorities said Monday. The federal prosecutor's office said the Belgian citizens...
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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 - 9:51 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Latest on shootings at The Capital Gazette newspaper in Maryland (all times local): 9:50 p.m. Author Carl Hiaasen says his brother, veteran journalist Rob Hiaasen, is among the five killed in the shooting attack on a Maryland newspaper. Carl Hiaasen says on his Facebook...
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A flower lei sits on part of a wood deck and steel plate from the USS Arizona that are being held in place by white beams while sitting in a crate while waiting to be loaded onto a airplane Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Honolulu. An 800-pound chunk from the USS Arizona battleship that sank during the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor is heading to Texas for display at a war memorial. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)
June 22, 2018 - 3:11 am
HONOLULU (AP) — An 800-pound (363-kilogram) chunk from the USS Arizona battleship that sank during the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor is heading to Texas for display at a war memorial. The Texas Panhandle War Memorial in Amarillo will receive the rusted steel plate and part of the battleship's...
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Taliban fighters ride in their vehicle in Surkhroad district of Nangarhar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, June 16, 2018. A suicide bomber blew himself up in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday as mostly Taliban fighters gathered to celebrate a three-day cease fire marking the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr, killing 21 people and wounding another 41, said the Nangarhar provincial Police Chief Ghulam Sanayee Stanikzai. Most of the dead and wounded were believed to be Taliban, he said. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gal)
June 17, 2018 - 12:53 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the war in Afghanistan (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Afghanistan's Taliban has rejected an extension to a three-day cease-fire coinciding with the Eid al-Fitr holiday. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani announced a nine-day extension of the cease-fire after a...
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