Bombing

Soldiers of French anti terrorist plan "Vigipirate Mission"
Sebastien Erome/AP
May 27, 2019 - 9:22 am
PARIS (AP) — French police have arrested three suspects following a blast in the city of Lyon that wounded 13 people last week, authorities said on Monday. Interior Minister Christophe Castaner announced the first arrest on Twitter, a development later confirmed by Paris prosecutors, who handle all...
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Sri Lanka
Chamila Karunarathne/AP, file
April 23, 2019 - 7:14 am
UPDATED: 2:40 p.m. ___ COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The purported leader of an Islamic extremist group blamed for an Easter attack in Sri Lanka that killed over 320 people began posting videos online three years ago calling for non-Muslims to be "eliminated," faith leaders said Tuesday. Much remains...
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A Sri Lankan family mourns next to the coffins of their three family member, all victims of Easter Sunday bombing, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, April 23, 2019.
Eranga Jayawardena/AP Photo
April 23, 2019 - 7:06 am
By Emily Schmall and Krishan Francis, Associated Press COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's state minister of defense said Tuesday that the Easter attack on churches, hotels and other sites in the South Asian nation was "carried out in retaliation" for the shooting massacre at two New Zealand...
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Sri Lankan air force officers and clergy stand outside St. Anthony's Shrine.
Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP
April 22, 2019 - 6:24 am
By Bharatha Mallawarachi and Krishan Francis COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's president gave the military sweeping police powers starting Tuesday in the wake of the Easter bombings that killed nearly 300 people, while officials disclosed that intelligence agencies had warned weeks ago of the...
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In this Oct. 15, 2000 file photo, experts in a speed boat examine the damaged hull of the USS Cole at the Yemeni port of Aden after an al-Qaida attack that killed 17 sailors.
Dimitri Messinis/AP Photo, File
March 26, 2019 - 10:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out a nearly $315 million judgment against Sudan stemming from the USS Cole bombing, saying Sudan hadn't properly been notified of the lawsuit. The justices ruled 8-1 that notice of the lawsuit should have been mailed to Sudan's foreign ministry...
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Bomb victims receive treatment in a hospital after two bombs exploded outside a Roman Catholic cathedral in Jolo, the capital of Sulu province in southern Philippines where militants are active Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019.
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January 28, 2019 - 8:38 am
By Jim Gomez, Associated Press MANILA, Philippines (AP) — President Rodrigo Duterte and his top security officials on Monday visited a Catholic cathedral in the southern Philippines where suspected Islamic militants set off bombs that killed at least 20 people and wounded more than 100. The first...
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Afghanistan
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November 27, 2018 - 7:42 am
UPDATED: 8:45 a.m. KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A roadside bomb killed three American soldiers in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, the U.S. military said, in what appeared to be the deadliest attack on U.S. forces in Afghanistan in the last 17 months. The military said that three other service members...
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