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Stories with subject: Improvised explosives
  • Turkey, Kurd rebels gear up for return to all-out conflict story has photos
    Updated: Aug-03-15 12:38 pm

    LICE, Turkey - The military helicopters swooped in over the Kurdish heartland and dropped white incendiary powder on a raging brush fire - igniting a massive conflagration that raced through the mountains, devouring orchards and livestock. For Kurds living in nearby Lice, the recent Turkish operation brought back memories of the traumatic days in the 1990s when the army twice burned the town to the ground.

  • Car bombing kills 2 civilians in northern Afghanistan 
    Updated: Jul-29-15 2:28 am

    KABUL, Afghanistan - A police official says a car bombing in northern Afghanistan has killed two civilians and wounded 11.

  • Somalia hotel truck bomb toll rises to 15 story has photos
    Updated: Jul-27-15 4:55 pm

    MOGADISHU, Somalia - The massive truck bomb that killed 15 people, including a Kenyan diplomat, and wrecked Somalia's premier hotel has stunned the capital and raised fears Monday that the Islamic extremist al-Shabab rebels are escalating their violence.

  • The Latest: Egypt to repair Italian Consulate after bombing story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jul-11-15 12:37 pm

    CAIRO - The latest news on the blast outside the Italian Consulate in Cairo early Saturday morning (all times local):