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UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 2:11 p.m.

At least 16 dead in pair of bombings in Somalia’s Baidoa

A suicide bomber detonated in a restaurant in the Somali town of Baidoa and another blast struck a hotel nearby, leaving at least 16 people dead and more than 30 …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 10:51 p.m.

Afghan official: Death toll in suicide bombing rises to 68

An Afghan official says the death toll in a suicide bombing among a group of people protesting a local police commander in eastern Afghanistan has risen to 68, up from …


UPDATED: Mon., April 30, 2018, 3:53 p.m.

Double Kabul suicide bombing kills 25, including 9 reporters

A coordinated double suicide bombing by the Islamic State group hit central Kabul on Monday morning, killing at least 25 people, including nine Afghan journalists, officials said.


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 23, 2018, 9:23 p.m.

Official: Suicide bomber kills 1 in diplomatic area in Kabul

An Afghan official says a suicide bomber killed at least one person in an attack in the diplomatic area of Afghanistan’s capital.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 10:31 a.m.

Suicide attack at market in Nigeria’s Maiduguri kills 12

A double suicide bombing at a market in Nigeria’s northern city of Maiduguri killed at least 12 people and wounded 48 others on Wednesday, residents and an emergency official said.


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 4:24 p.m.

U.K. review: Manchester concert attack might have been stopped

The deadly suicide bombing at Manchester Arena might have been prevented if information had been handled differently, an independent review of the counter-terrorism performance by British police and intelligence services …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 3:34 p.m.

Suicide bombings in Afghanistan hit mosques, killing 63

An Afghan official at the Interior Ministry says suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in western Kabul has killed at least 30 people and wounded 45.


4 killed in suicide bombing at Somalia restaurant: Police

A Somali police officer says four civilians are dead after a suicide bomber blew himself up in a restaurant in Baidoa town in southwestern Somalia.


Pakistan: Suicide bombing in Lahore kills 26, wounds 54

A suicide bomber struck near a police team in the eastern city of Lahore Monday killing at least 26 and wounded another 54, many of them police officers, an official …


11 killed as girl suicide bombers hit camp in north Cameroon

Two girl suicide bombers attacked a camp for those displaced by Boko Haram extremist violence and left 11 people dead, authorities in northern Cameroon said Friday.


Suspected suicide bomb in Jakarta kills policeman, injures 4

A suspected suicide bombing near a bus terminal in Indonesia’s capital Wednesday night killed a policeman and injured four other officers, police said.


As death toll in hospital attack soars to 50, Afghanistan investigates whether it was an inside job

KABUL, Afghanistan – The Afghan defense ministry said Wednesday that two dozen army personnel have been arrested for questioning following the security breach that allowed four assailants to enter the …


Death toll in Yemen suicide bombing rises to 45

A suicide bomber on Saturday blew himself up inside an army base in the southern city of Aden, killing 45 soldiers and wounding another 50, security officials said.


Suicide bombing kills 12 in Baghdad

BAGHDAD – A suicide car bomb ripped through an outdoor market in a Shiite-dominated northeastern district of Baghdad on Tuesday, killing at least 12 people, officials said, as government forces …


Taliban suicide bombing kills 14 Nepalese guards in Kabul

A Taliban suicide bomber killed 14 Nepalese security guards in an attack Monday on their minibus in the Afghan capital, the Interior Ministry and an Afghan security official said.


IS claims suicide bombing on stadium in Iraq that killed 29

A suicide bomber blew himself up in a soccer stadium south of the Iraqi capital on Friday, killing 29 people and wounding 60, security officials said, as the military announced …


Turkey peace rally bombings kill 95 people

ANKARA, Turkey – Nearly simultaneous explosions targeted a Turkish peace rally Saturday in Ankara, killing at least 95 people and wounding hundreds in Turkey’s deadliest attack in years – one …


US confirms Syrian suicide bomber was American

WASHINGTON — The State Department confirmed Friday that a U.S. citizen from Florida launched a suicide bombing against Syrian government troops earlier this week in what is believed to be …