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  • new storyTurkey bans rally by activists mourning colleagues story has photos
    Updated: Oct-13-15 8:12 am

    ANKARA, Turkey - Turkish authorities on Tuesday banned a protest rally and march by trade union and civic society activists who lost friends and colleagues in Turkey's bloodiest terror attack, but hundreds of people defiantly gathered for the protest.

  • Navy, families mark 15th anniversary of attack on USS Cole 
    Updated: Oct-12-15 3:39 pm

    NORFOLK, Virginia - The Navy is marking the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attack on the USS Cole, which killed 17 sailors and injured dozens of others while in port in Yemen.

  • The Latest: Suicide bombers exploded TNT at peace rally story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Oct-12-15 3:20 pm

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

  • Navy, families mark 15th anniversary of attack on USS Cole 
    Updated: Oct-12-15 2:45 pm

    NORFOLK, Virginia - It's been a decade since Olivia Rux attended a memorial ceremony for her husband Kevin and the 16 other sailors who were killed in a 2000 terrorist attack on the USS Cole while it was in port in Yemen.

  • Jewish, Muslim groups raise temperature at contested shrine 
    Updated: Oct-11-15 2:44 pm

    JERUSALEM - Jewish and Muslim grassroots groups, self-declared defenders of their faiths, have played a key role in rising Israeli-Palestinian tensions, stepping up activities at a contested Jerusalem shrine at the heart of the current violence.

  • Boko Haram stages suicide bombings in Cameroon, Chad 
    Updated: Oct-11-15 1:50 pm

    DAKAR, Senegal - Nigeria's Islamic extremist insurgents Boko Haram are blamed for using teens and women to carry out suicide bombings in neighboring Chad and Cameroon this weekend, killing more than 45 people in what Cameroon's government spokesman said is a move to spread terror as a multinational force prepares to deploy against them.

  • Angry crowd riots on Phuket after 2 killed in police crash 
    Updated: Oct-11-15 3:07 am

    PHUKET, Thailand - An angry crowd hurled homemade fire bombs and torched vehicles at a police station on Thailand's resort island of Phuket to protest the deaths of two young men who died in a motorcycle crash while being chased by police, authorities said Sunday.

  • Suicide bombings kill 95 people at Ankara peace rally story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Oct-10-15 7:00 pm

    ANKARA, Turkey - Nearly simultaneous explosions targeted a Turkish peace rally Saturday in Ankara, killing at least 95 people and wounding hundreds in Turkey's deadliest attack in years - one that threatens to inflame the nation's ethnic tensions.

  • 5 suicide bombings target Chad, killing at least 36 people 
    Updated: Oct-10-15 5:29 pm

    N'DJAMENA, Chad - At least five suicide bombers on Saturday targeted a village in Chad that is home to thousands of Nigerians who have fled Islamic extremist violence, killing at least 36 people and wounding about 50 others in what appeared to be coordinated attacks, 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.