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  • new storyPalestinians stab Israelis in 2 Jerusalem attacks story has photos
    Updated: Oct-10-15 2:05 pm

    JERUSALEM - Palestinians carried out two stabbing attacks in Jerusalem on Saturday before being shot dead by police, while another two Palestinians were killed during a violent demonstration near the Gaza border fence, as violence continued to spread following a series of attacks against civilians and soldiers in the past week.

  • new storySuicide bombings at Chad market, refugee camp kill 38 
    Updated: Oct-10-15 1:50 pm

    N'DJAMENA, Chad - The head of the gendarmerie in Chad's capital says two groups of suicide bombers attacked a market and refugee camp in a village, killing at least 38 people and injuring at least 51. A military official said the extremist group Boko Haram is suspected.

  • new storyThe Latest: British police back Turkey in terror fight story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Oct-10-15 1:16 pm

    ANKARA, Turkey - Developments relating to Saturday's deadly bombing of a peace rally in the Turkish capital of Ankara. All times local.

  • Turkish PM says deadly attacks likely were suicide bombings story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Oct-10-15 12:04 pm

    ANKARA, Turkey - Two nearly simultaneous explosions targeted a Turkish peace rally Saturday by Kurdish activists and opposition supporters in Ankara. At least 86 people were killed and nearly 190 wounded in what appeared to be suicide attacks, Turkish officials said.

  • Iraqi officials: Attacks across Baghdad kill 8 
    Updated: Oct-10-15 8:59 am

    BAGHDAD - Iraqi police say a series of attacks around Baghdad has killed eight people and wounded nearly two dozen.

  • Portraits of some of the victims in Kunduz hospital bombing 
    Updated: Oct-10-15 3:38 am

    KABUL, Afghanistan - On Oct. 3, a U.S. AC-130 gunship - at the request of Afghan ground forces fighting the Taliban, according to the American commander in Afghanistan Gen. John F. Campbell - mistakenly bombed a trauma hospital run by Doctors Without Borders in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz, killing at least 10 patients and a dozen Afghan staffers. Many more were wounded, and many remain missing in the wreckage of the now-abandoned hospital. The aid group's international staff members have been accounted for. President Barack Obama apologized and the U.S. military is investigating.

  • The Latest: Slain Iran general was key figure in Syria war story has photos
    Updated: Oct-09-15 9:16 am

    DAMASCUS, Syria - The latest developments as Syrian troops and other nations battle militants in Syria. (All times local in Syria).

  • Alleged mastermind of Nigeria bomb attempts suicide in court 
    Updated: Oct-07-15 4:17 pm

    ABUJA, Nigeria - He's alive: the message comes from Nigerian prison officials after the alleged mastermind of a 2010 bomb attack at Nigeria's Independence Day celebrations tried to kill himself at a court hearing, followed by rumors he had died in jail.

  • 1 of 2 suspects arrested after homemade bombs found in park 
    Updated: Oct-05-15 8:05 pm

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - Police have arrested a 22-year-old man after finding two homemade chemical bottle bombs in the Garden of the Gods parking lot in western Colorado Springs.

  • The Latest: Moon condemns deadly Kunduz hospital bombing story has photos
    Updated: Oct-03-15 3:48 pm

    KABUL, Afghanistan - The latest developments from Afghanistan, where the international charity Doctors Without Borders says that at least 19 people were killed when its clinic came under "sustained bombing" as government and international forces continue to battle Taliban fighters in the northern city of Kunduz (all times local):

  • Saudi arrests Syrian, Filipina over alleged bomb plot 
    Updated: Oct-03-15 12:41 pm

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia said Saturday it had arrested a Syrian man and a Filipina for allegedly manufacturing suicide bomb belts in the kingdom's capital.

  • China orders tighter mail security following mail bombings 
    Updated: Oct-03-15 2:19 am

    BEIJING - China's postal service is ordering tighter checks on packages following a series of mail bombings that killed 10 people and injured 51.

  • Watford City police to get bomb training after incident 
    Updated: Oct-02-15 8:25 am

    WATFORD CITY, North Dakota - Watford City's Police Department plans additional training for officers after one of them improperly handled a potential explosive, sparking a complaint from a suspect who feels she was endangered.

  • High court to hear Iranian bank appeal over $1.75B judgment 
    Updated: Oct-01-15 12:23 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court said Thursday it will hear an appeal from Iran's central bank over a $1.75 billion judgment awarded to victims of terrorist attacks, including the 1983 bombing that killed 241 American soldiers in Lebanon.

  • Bomb in southern Philippines kills 4, hits vice mayor convoy 
    Updated: Oct-01-15 9:13 am

    MANILA, Philippines - A powerful bomb hidden in a parked motorcycle taxi exploded and hit the passing convoy of a vice mayor in the southern Philippines on Thursday, killing four people and wounding at least six others, the police and military said.

  • Argentina intensifies effort to get ex-spy chief, blasts US story has photos
    Updated: Sep-30-15 8:44 pm

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Argentina on Wednesday intensified efforts to track down a former spy chief who reportedly has taken refuge in Miami, with top government officials saying they plan to summon the American ambassador and accusing U.S. authorities of stonewalling.

  • Court gives death to 5 for 2006 Mumbai train bombings story has photos
    Updated: Sep-30-15 7:50 am

    NEW DELHI - An Indian court on Wednesday sentenced five suspected Islamic militants to death and gave seven others life in prison for bombing attacks nine years ago on seven Mumbai commuter trains that killed 188 people and wounded more than 800.

  • Rare US success in Syria, Iraq: Finding senior militants story has photos
    Updated: Sep-28-15 12:32 pm

    WASHINGTON - A dedicated manhunt by the CIA, the National Security Agency and the military's Joint Special Operations Command has been methodically finding and killing senior militants in Syria and Iraq, in one of the few clear success stories of the U.S. military campaign in those countries.

  • Thai police link suspect in bombing to previous explosions 
    Updated: Sep-28-15 9:37 am

    BANGKOK - Police on Monday gave their most detailed explanation yet of who they believe was behind last month's deadly bombing in Bangkok, for the first time publicly linking one of the suspects to previous blasts.

  • Playground honors MIT officer slain by marathon bombers 
    Updated: Sep-27-15 12:41 pm

    WILMINGTON, Massachusetts - A playground named in honor of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer killed by the Boston Marathon bombers has opened.

  • University unveils sculpture of youngest marathon victim 
    Updated: Sep-26-15 3:18 pm

    BRIDGEWATER, Massachusetts - A life-size sculpture of the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombings has been unveiled at Bridgewater State University.

  • British teen sentenced for plotting college massacre 
    Updated: Sep-25-15 9:15 am

    LONDON - A British teenager has been sentenced to at least eight years in prison for planning a gun-and-bomb attack at his former college.

  • McCain: How did military bomb end up in Arizona scrap yard? 
    Updated: Sep-24-15 7:05 pm

    TUCSON, Arizona - U.S. Sen. John McCain wants the Department of Defense to explain how a 500-pound military bomb wound up in a scrap yard, where it partially exploded and killed an employee trying to cut into it.

  • Court: Banks must release Sudanese funds in USS Cole lawsuit 
    Updated: Sep-23-15 12:25 pm

    NEW YORK - New York banks holding frozen Sudanese accounts must release assets to satisfy a $314 million judgment stemming from injuries to sailors in the USS Cole bombing, a federal appeals court said Wednesday.

  • Malaysia detains 8 suspects for questioning about Thai blast story has photos
    Updated: Sep-23-15 5:39 am

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Eight people, including four believed to be ethnic Uighurs, have been detained in Malaysia for questioning in connection with last month's bombing of a shrine in Bangkok that killed 20 people, a senior official said Wednesday.