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Top Maltese officials quit amid probe into reporter’s murder

Three senior officials in Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat’s government stepped down Tuesday in connection with a probe into the murder of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.


UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 5, 2019

Car bomb collides with vehicles in Egypt capital, killing 20

A car packed with explosives being driven to carry out an attack collided with other vehicles and exploded in central Cairo, killing at least 20 people, the Interior Ministry said …


Suicide car bomb kills at least 9 in Somalia’s capital

Islamic extremists exploded a suicide car bomb and killed at least nine people, including Somalia’s former foreign minister, near the presidential palace in the capital on Wednesday, police said.


Car bomb kills 33 Indian soldiers, wounds 20 in Kashmir

At least 33 soldiers were killed and about 20 others wounded Thursday in a car bomb attack on a paramilitary convoy along a key highway in Indian-controlled Kashmir, security officials …


UPDATED: Sat., March 24, 2018

Car bomb in Egypt kills 2 policemen

A bomb placed under a nearby car exploded Saturday in the coastal city of Alexandria as the city security chief’s convoy passed by, killing two policemen and wounding four others, …


Car bomb near Afghanistan stadium kills 13, says official

A car bombing outside a sports stadium in Afghanistan’s southern Helmand province on Friday killed 13 people and wounded 40 others, an official said.


At least 14 dead, several hurt in car bomb in Somali capital

At least 14 people were killed and 10 others wounded in a car bomb blast near a hotel in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, Somali officials said Thursday.


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 7, 2018

Activist: Car bomb kills 23 in Syrian rebel-held Idlib city

A large explosion in Syria’s largest rebel-held city, Idlib, killed at least 23 people on Sunday, activists reported.


Malta announces 10 arrests in journalist’s car bomb killing

Ten Maltese suspects were arrested Monday over the car bomb slaying of a prominent investigative journalist, the prime minister and other authorities said, about six weeks after the assassination that …


Car bomb kills investigative journalist in Malta

Malta’s prime minister says a car bomb has killed an investigative journalist on the island nation.


UPDATED: Sun., July 2, 2017

Damascus rocked by suicide blast, 2 others foiled

Security forces chased three explosive-laden vehicles through Damascus on Sunday, intercepting two of them at checkpoints but failing to stop the third before it exploded in the city center, killing …


UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017

Car bomb in Somalia capital kills at least 15, police say

At least 15 people are dead after a suicide car bomber posing as a milk delivery van detonated at a district headquarters in Somalia’s capital, police said Tuesday.


Anger and sorrow grip Kabul after devastating bombing in diplomatic zone

Afghanistan joined in both anger and sorrow Thursday amid the aftermath in bomb-shattered Kabul, as mourners buried the dead and officials grappled with questions over how to confront a seemingly …


Bomb kills 10, hurts 22 in Baghdad; IS claims responsibility

A car bomb exploded outside a popular ice cream shop in central Baghdad late Monday, killing 10 people and wounding 22, hospital and police officials said.


UPDATED: Sat., May 27, 2017

Afghan official says 18 killed in suicide car bomb attack

At least 18 people, mostly civilians, were killed Saturday when a suicide car bomber targeted a convoy of provincial security forces in eastern Afghanistan, an Interior Ministry official said.


Somalia’s new army chief survives car bomb that kills 13

Somalia’s new military chief survived a suicide car bomb attack Sunday just moments after he was sworn in with a mandate to launch a new offensive against Islamic extremists. Thirteen …


Iraq: Car bombings in Mosul kill 15 civilians, 8 policemen

Three car bombs ripped through an outdoor market in Mosul on Thursday, killing at least 15 civilians and eight policemen, the Iraqi Defense Ministry said in a statement.


Appeals court affirms conviction in Oregon car-bomb plot

A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction of a Somali American sentenced to 30 years in prison for plotting to bomb downtown Portland during the annual lighting of a …


Car bombs kill 25 in Iraq

BAGHDAD – A pair of car bombs killed more than two dozen people on Saturday, shattering a recent period of calm and serving as a grim reminder that recent gains …