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Two Women Killed In Bus Attack

A hijacker seized a bus full of passengers in Georgia on Sunday and killed two women after police stopped the vehicle. At least 10 other hostages were wounded in the …


French Police Kill Suspect Linked To Bomb Attacks

Kelkal


Teen Kills 12 During Rampage In Village 8 French Villagers Are Wounded Before Youth Takes His Own Life

Some relatives of the victims stand outside a makeshift morgue in Cuers. Photo by Associated Press


Biker Turf War Bombs Kill Two More In Montreal Three Blasts Come Day After Funeral For Hell’s Angel Member

Investigators check damage from a car bomb in Saint-Luc, Quebec. Photo by Associated Press


Police Storm Hijacked Bus

A bus hijacking in a restive region of southern Russia ended Thursday when security agents stormed aboard, freed all 18 hostages unharmed and arrested the hijackers. Authorities said the gunmen …


Palestinians Arrested In Plo Activist’s Death

Three Palestinians were arrested Saturday in the killing of a PLO activist for which Jewish extremists had initially claimed responsibility. Police said Salman Zaamreh, 24, was shot during a robbery …


Attack Coincides With Diplomatic Rift

The grenade attack Wednesday on the U.S. Embassy in Moscow climaxed weeks of growing tension between the United States and Russia that was already testing their sometimes-awkward post-Cold War partnership. …


Grenade Blasts U.S. Embassy Photocopier Takes Brunt Of Attack In Moscow; No Injuries

A portable grenade launcher set up on the busy Garden Ring Road at rush hour Wednesday blasted a round into the sixth floor of the U.S. Embassy in an attack …


French Police Raid Homes Of Muslims Radicals Held In Probe Of Wave Of Bombings

French soldiers guard the Eiffel Tower on Sunday. Photo by Associated Press


New Suspect Named In Bombing French Launch Manhunt For Algerian-Born Man

Police photo of Khaled Kelkal. Photo by Associated Press


Deadline Extended For Killing Of Hostages

A Kashmiri separatist group holding a Spokane man and three other Westerners hostage extended its Saturday deadline to kill the captives. But in a statement to a local newspaper, the …


Algerian Journalist, Cartoonist Slain

A journalist was gunned down outside her home Monday and a political cartoonist was found dead. No one claimed responsibility, but Muslim radicals trying to wreck November presidential elections have …


Islamic Group Gets Blame For Truck Bomb In Algiers Four Killed, 80 Hurt As Attempt To Rock Government Continues

A truck bomb killed four people and injured at least 80 and gunmen murdered another foreigner Saturday as Muslim fundamentalist insurgents sought to derail planned presidential elections. Extremists also threatened …


Bomb-Laden Car Explodes; 9 Killed

A bomb-laden car exploded Thursday in a crowded square outside Algeria’s police headquarters when a policeman fired at it, state-run radio reported. The blast killed nine people, including the three-man …


Paramilitary Aide Arrested In Bombing

An aide to the leader of a powerful paramilitary group was arrested Thursday in the bombing that slightly injured Georgian leader Eduard Shevardnadze earlier this week. A spokesman for the …


Bomb Hits Motorcade Of Georgia’s Leader

Eduard Shevardnadze suffered cuts in the bomb attack. Photo by Associated Press


Dea Employee, Son Shot In Pakistan

A man on a motorcycle opened fire Sunday on a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration employee waiting at a bus stop, killing the man and critically wounding his son, authorities said. …


Suicide Bombings No Longer Create Stir

Suicide bombings no longer seem to have the power of disruption that Muslim militants intend to provoke. The latest deadly blast on a Jerusalem city bus failed to set off …


Premature Explosion Kills Islamic Militants

Five Islamic militants were killed when a bomb they were carrying exploded prematurely, security forces said Sunday. Ten other people were injured and seven homes were damaged in the explosion …


Bomb Explodes In Jerusalem Bus, Killing 2 People

A bomb exploded on a passenger bus near a high school in Jerusalem today, killing two people and injuring 31, police said. The blast occurred on the No. 26 bus …


Algerian Militants Claim Responsibility For Blasts Muslim Group Had Threatened Attacks On French Soil

Police investigating Paris’ second terrorist bombing of the summer said Saturday that a little-known group of Algerian militants claimed responsibility for the blast near the Arc de Triomphe - as …


Trash Cans Removed After Paris Bombing

Steeling the French capital against a “terrorist enterprise,” police sealed or removed hundreds of trash cans Friday in a high-profile security sweep after the city’s second bombing in three weeks. …


Agent: Thieves Had Buyers For Explosives Suspects Allegedly Planned To Sell Explosives To Militant Groups In Idaho And Canada

Federal agents said Monday a man charged in the theft of 500 pounds of mining explosives planned to sell some of them to a Sandpoint resident tied to a militia …


Three Indicted In Bombing Investigators: Not Enough Evidence To Charge Any Others

1. Timothy McVeigh 2. Terry Nichols 3. Michael Fortier


2 Bomb Suspects To Be Indicted This Week But Third Man May Face Reduced Charges For Helping Prosecution

Jennifer McVeigh was granted immunity before testifying last week. Photo by Associated Press


Gunmen Shoot Charity Workers

Robbers shot a group of Italian charity workers Sunday in a Zairian wildlife preserve, killing four adults and two children and wounding another adult, their charity group announced. The adults …


Fbi Turns To Academia For Unabomber Leads Agents Hope Professors Will Recognize Writings Of Criminal

The FBI has given copies of a 35,000-word manifesto written by the terrorist known as the Unabomber to dozens of university professors in the hope they can identify the writing …


Police Arrest Suspect In Paris Metro Bombing, See Islamic Links

A Tunisian believed to have links to militant Islamic opposition groups was arrested Tuesday in connection with the Paris subway bombing that killed seven people and injured more than 80, …


French Police Vigilant After Fatal Bombing In Paris

Police patrolled train stations and airports nationwide on Saturday, snarling France’s annual vacation exodus from sweltering cities to the beach and countryside. Many police who would be leaving on vacation …


Algerian Militants Suspected In Paris Subway Blast Police Respond To At Least 41 Bomb Scares

Evidence increasingly points to Algerian militants as the ones behind a deadly subway blast in Paris, a prosecutor said Thursday, as investigators identified bits of what may have been the …