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Suicide Car Bombing in Northern Nigeria Kills 7

Posted August 5th, 2012 at 3:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Nigerian police say a suicide car bomber has killed at least six soldiers and one civilian in an attack in the northeastern state of Yobe. Yobe state police commissioner Patrick Egbuniwe said the bomber detonated his vehicle Sunday, as security forces were chasing him in the city of Damaturu. There was no immediate claim of […]

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Obama Extends Condolences to Bulgaria on Bus Bombing

Posted July 20th, 2012 at 6:05 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has offered formal condolences and continued U.S. support to Bulgaria, as investigators probe the suicide bombing that killed five Israeli tourists and a bus driver Wednesday in the Black Sea port city of Burgas. The official phone call to Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, described in a White House statement Friday, came […]

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3 Dead, 4 Wounded in China Demolition Protest Bombing

Posted May 10th, 2012 at 12:15 pm (UTC-5)
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China says three people have been killed and four others seriously wounded in an apparent suicide bombing, when a woman protesting the government-ordered demolition of her house detonated explosives at a local housing office in southwestern China. The official Xinhua news agency quotes a local report saying the woman, who died instantly, was attempting to […]

Al-Shabab Claims Responsibility for Mogadishu Suicide Bombing

Posted February 8th, 2012 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Somali militant group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for a suicide car bomb explosion Wednesday outside a hotel in the capital, Mogadishu. At least 15 people were killed in the attack and dozens more wounded, including Somali parliament members. The Hotel Muna, which is next to the Somali presidential palace, is known as a residence and […]

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Car Bomb Hits Mogadishu Hotel Near Presidential Palace

Posted February 8th, 2012 at 10:50 am (UTC-5)
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A suspected suicide car bomber has attacked a hotel in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, killing at least nine people and wounding many more. The bomber attacked the Hotel Muna, which is next to the Somali presidential palace, and is known as a residence and gathering point for Somali lawmakers. Officials say the bomber set off a […]

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Kandahar Car Bombing Kills 7, Wounds 19

Posted February 5th, 2012 at 5:30 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say a car bombing outside a Kandahar police headquarters killed five police officers and two civilians Sunday. Officials say 19 others were wounded, including 10 civilians, in the bomb attack in southern Afghanistan. So far, no one has claimed responsibility for the deadly blast. The explosion comes a day after a top U.S. […]

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Kandahar Car Bombing Kills 6 Police Officers, Several Wounded

Posted February 5th, 2012 at 4:25 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say a car bombing outside a Kandahar police headquarters killed five police officers and two civilians Sunday. Officials say 19 others were wounded, including 10 civilians, in the bomb attack in southern Afghanistan. So far, no one has claimed responsibility for the deadly blast. The explosion comes a day after a top U.S. […]

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IAEA to Talk to Iran About Alleged Secret Nuclear Weapons Program

Posted January 12th, 2012 at 6:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Diplomats with the United Nations nuclear agency say they will hold talks in Tehranlater this month on allegations that Iran is secretly building a nuclear weapon. Iran has always denied the charge, insisting its nuclear program is strictly peaceful. It has refused to directly talk about the issue with Western negotiators. The European Union is […]

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Killing of Iranian Scientist Fuels Anger in Tehran

Posted January 12th, 2012 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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The killing of an Iranian nuclear scientist this week has provoked a wave of anger in Tehran, which blames Israel and the United States for the attack. A hardline Iranian newspaper called on Thursday for retaliation against Israel, which Iranian authorities say orchestrated Wednesday’s bomb blast. An editorial in the Kayhan newspaper called for assassinations […]

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US Denies Role in Iranian Nuclear Scientist’s Death

Posted January 12th, 2012 at 4:55 am (UTC-5)
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The United States has denied any role in Wednesday’s killing of an Iranian nuclear scientist in Tehran. White House spokesman Tommy Vietor said the United States had “absolutely nothing to do” with the blast that killed Mostafa Ahmadi Rosha, and said the U.S. strongly condemns the attack and all acts of violence. U.S. Secretary of […]

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