Death toll from Pakistan bombing rises to 54 as suspicion falls on local Islamic State group chapter
The death toll from a bombing in southwestern Pakistan as people celebrated the Prophet Muhammad’s birthday has risen to 54 after two wounded patients died in hospitals overnight.
Alabama on Friday will mark the 60th anniversary of the 1963 bombing at 16th Street Baptist Church that killed four girls.
A roadside bombing has targeted Pakistani security forces in the northwestern city of Peshawar, killing a security officer and wounding nine people, including three civilians.
Sri Lanka’s president says he will appoint a committee chaired by a retired Supreme Court judge to investigate allegations made in a British television report that the South Asian country’s intelligence was complicit in the 2019 Easter Sunday bombings that killed 269 people.
A man with ties to a far-right extremist group advocating the overthrow of the U.S. government has been sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole for his role in a plot to firebomb a Black Lives Matter protest in Las Vegas in 2020.
Sri Lanka’s government will appoint a parliamentary committee to investigate allegations made in a British television report that Sri Lankan intelligence had complicity in the 2019 Easter Sunday bombings that killed 269 people.
Prosecutors have indicted a man on attempted murder and other charges over an explosives attack on Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in April.
More than 50 years after a Vietnam War-era bombing on the University of Wisconsin campus that killed a researcher, the FBI has released age-processed photographs of a suspect who has evaded law enforcement for more than half a century and been referred to as “Wisconsin’s state ghost.”
The fragile security of Ecuador has been underscored by the explosions of four car bombs and the hostage-taking of more than 50 law enforcement officers inside various detention facilities.
In latest violence, Israeli police kill Palestinian teen assailant and West Bank bomb hurts Israelis
Israeli police say they have shot and killed a 14-year-old Palestinian boy who stabbed a man in a Jerusalem light-rail station.
The Mexican army says drug cartels have increased their use of roadside bombs or improvised explosive devices this year.
Pakistani police say at least eleven laborers were killed and two others wounded when a roadside bomb destroyed their vehicle in North Waziristan district near the border with Afghanistan.
Lebanese state media say Syrian man suspected of deadly bombing committed suicide to avoid detention
Lebanon’s state news agency says a Syrian citizen suspected of being behind a deadly bombing near the Syrian capital last month that killed and wounded dozens committed suicide when gunmen tried to detain him in a Beirut suburb.
Authorities say a man who was part of an unrealized plan to set off a bomb at a Pennsylvania music festival has been charged with involvement in the detonation of at least four other explosive devices.
South Africa’s official unemployment rate of 33% is the highest in the world, outstripping those of Gaza and the West Bank, Djibouti and Kosovo.
President Joe Biden says he’s open to granting assistance for people sickened by exposure to radiation during nuclear weapons testing, including in New Mexico, where the world’s first atomic bomb was tested in 1945.
Italian investigators are considering whether a tunnel intrusion and a bomb threat that stopped high-speed trains between Florence and Bologna was the work of anarchists.
A roadside bombing in southern Syria has killed a Syrian journalist and three soldiers. The state news agency SANA said the bomb exploded on Wednesday when Firas al-Ahmad, a veteran correspondent for the local Sama TV station, was driving back from an assignment at the border with Jordan where Syria
Nearly 100 Croatian soccer fans have appeared in an Athens court to face serious criminal charges that include murder and membership of a criminal organization, over their alleged involvement in deadly fan violence.
Nagasaki marks 78th anniversary of atomic bombing with mayor urging world to abolish nuclear weapons
Nagasaki has marked the 78th anniversary of the U.S dropping an atomic bomb on the city, with its mayor urging an end to nuclear weapons.
A group of investigators says Myanmar’s military and affiliated militias are committing increasingly frequent and brazen war crimes, including aerial bombings targeting civilians.
The Palestinian Health Ministry says a teenager who was shot by Israeli troops last week after throwing a firebomb in the occupied West Bank has died.
Police in Pakistan say a roadside bomb has struck a vehicle carrying a local politician and his friends in the southwest of the country.
Hiroshima officials are criticizing growing support for nuclear weapons as a deterent from uneasiness over Russia’s war on Ukraine and tensions in the Koreas.
Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, the first Black woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, will speak in Alabama next month at an event marking the 60th anniversary of a church bombing that killed four girls in 1963.
Death toll from IS bombing at a pro-Taliban cleric’s rally in Pakistan earlier this week rises to 63
Pakistani officials say the death toll from an Islamic State group’s suicide bombing at a rally of a pro-Taliban cleric’s party over the weekend has risen to 63, after eight more of the wounded died in hospital.
Pakistan’s prime minister is asking neighboring Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers to do more to prevent militants from crossing the border to stage attacks like the massive suicide bombing earlier this week that killed dozens in a border region.
An Afghan branch of the Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in Pakistan that killed at least 54 people at a pro-Taliban party’s election rally, in one of the region’s worst attacks in recent years.
A suicide bombing at a political rally on Pakistan’s border with Afghanistan has killed at least 44 people and wounded nearly 200 in an attack that a senior leader said was aimed at weakening the Islamist party.
The U.S. Senate has endorsed a major expansion of a compensation program for people sickened by exposure to radiation during nuclear weapons testing and the mining of uranium during the Cold War.
Kuwait says it executed five prisoners including an inmate convicted over the bombing of a Shiite mosque in 2015 that killed 27 people and was claimed by the Islamic State group.