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Huge Bomb Blast Kills Dozens, Wounds Hundreds in Afghan Capital

By Mirwais Harooni and Josh Smith KABUL, May 31 – A powerful bomb exploded in the morning rush hour in the centre of the Afghan capital on Wednesday, killing or wounding hundreds of people and sending clouds of black smoke into the sky above the presidential palace and foreign embassies. The explosion, one of the

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Ariana Grande Says She is “Broken” in Tweet After Manchester Attack

By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES, May 22 – Pop star Ariana Grande said on Monday she was “broken” five hours after a bombing killed 19 people and wounded dozens of others at her concert in Manchester, England. Making her first comment since an explosion detonated just outside Manchester Arena at the end of her performance

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“Mother” should not be used to describe a bomb, Pope says

MILAN, May 7 – Pope Francis on Saturday criticised the naming of the U.S. military’s biggest non-nuclear explosive as “the Mother of All Bombs”, saying the word “mother” should not be used in reference to a deadly weapon. The U.S. Air Force dropped such a bomb, officially designated as the GBU-43 Massive Ordnance Air Blast

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Pakistan says Fends Off Attack by Suicide Bombers on Military Camp

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Nov 26 – Four heavily-armed suicide bombers attacked a military facility in northwestern Pakistan on Saturday and killed two soldiers, but failed to storm a busy mosque inside, the army said. A splinter group of the Pakistani Taliban, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan Jamaat-ur-Ahrar (TTP-JA), claimed responsibility for the attack on Ghalani Camp in Mohmand Agency

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Russian and Syrian Jets Bomb Aleppo Camp Retaken by Rebels

AMMAN, Sept 25 – Russian and Syrian forces bombed a strategic camp on the northern edge of Aleppo on Sunday after losing control of it overnight, both rebels and the Syrian army said. Rebels said the army used more powerful weapons in an attempt to recover Handarat, a Palestinian refugee camp a few kilometres north

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Lebanon’s Speaker Berri says Zahle Bomb Targeted his Amal Party

BEIRUT, Sept 5 – A blast which killed one person in Lebanon last week targeted a convoy of cars belonging to the Hezbollah-allied Amal party, parliament speaker and Amal party head Nabih Berri told al Akhbar newspaper. No group claimed responsibility for the bomb blast on a road near the city of Zahle, in Lebanon’s

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Gun, Bomb Attack on American University in Kabul Kills 12

By Mirwais Harooni and Hamid Shalizi KABUL, Aug 25 – Twelve people, including seven students, were killed in an attack on the American University in Kabul that sent hundreds of students fleeing in panic, police said early on Thursday, before the assault ended when two gunmen were shot dead. The attack began at around 6:30

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16-Year-Old Girl Charged With Planning to Bomb Schools

COPENHAGEN, March 8 – A 16-year-old Danish girl has been charged with planning a “terrorist” attack on two schools, one of them Jewish, after acquiring chemicals for bombs, police said on Tuesday. A police press release said the girl’s 24-year-old friend, who local media have said was a former fighter in Syria, had also been

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