Bombings

April 02, 2017 - 8:13 am
LONDON (AP) — British police say the hotly contested annual Oxford-Cambridge boat race will proceed as planned after they removed an unexploded World War II-era bomb near the start of the race on the River Thames. The bomb was discovered by a member of the public near Putney Bridge in southwest...
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April 02, 2017 - 7:21 am
LONDON (AP) — British police say the hotly contested annual Oxford-Cambridge boat race is likely to proceed as planned despite the discovery of what police suspect is an unexploded World War II-era bomb near the start of the race on the River Thames. The suspected bomb was discovered by a member of...
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March 31, 2017 - 10:33 am
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A powerful car bomb exploded near a minority Shiite Muslim place of worship in the northwest town of Parachinar on Friday, killing at least 24 people and wounding over 70 others, officials said. Mushtaq Ghani, a spokesman for the provincial government, said the attack took...
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A federal policeman takes a break from inspecting houses during fighting against Islamic State militants on the western side of Mosul, Iraq, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
March 29, 2017 - 4:55 pm
BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide truck bomb targeted a police checkpoint in southern Baghdad on Wednesday night, killing 15 people and wounding 45, according to Iraqi officials. The bomber detonated the vehicle, an oil tanker laden with explosives, security and hospital officials said, speaking on...
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March 29, 2017 - 3:49 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish media reports say a suspected Kurdish militant was killed when a bomb he was preparing inside a car exploded prematurely. A second suspected militant inside the vehicle was wounded. The private DHA news agency said the explosion occurred early on Wednesday in the town...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, March 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 18, 2017 - 9:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump defiantly refused to back down from his explosive claim that Barack Obama wiretapped his phones, and sidestepped any blame for the White House decision to highlight an unverified report that Britain helped carry out the alleged surveillance. In brushing off...
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Travellers walk on the highway to the Orly airport, south of Paris, Saturday, March, 18, 2017. A man was shot to death Saturday after trying to seize the weapon of a soldier guarding Paris' Orly Airport, prompting a partial evacuation of the terminal, police said. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
March 18, 2017 - 9:43 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on incident at Orly Airport in Paris where a man was shot to death after attempting to seize a soldier's weapon (all times local): 2:40 p.m. The Paris prosecutors' office says the 39-year-old suspected attacker who was shot and killed at Orly Airport had already crossed...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, March 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 18, 2017 - 3:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump defiantly refused to back down from his explosive claim that Barack Obama wiretapped his phones, and sidestepped any blame for the White House decision to highlight an unverified report that Britain helped carry out the alleged surveillance. In brushing off...
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March 16, 2017 - 7:58 am
PARIS (AP) — A letter bomb exploded Thursday at the French office of the International Monetary Fund, lightly injuring one person, according to Paris police. Staff from the IMF office were evacuated and armed military officers and police guarded the area, in a chic district of western Paris. The...
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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, journalists gather next of blood inside the main judicial building which attacked by a suicide bomber, in Damascus, Syria, Wednesday, March 15, 2017. (SANA via AP)
March 15, 2017 - 7:56 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The latest on the developments in Syria and peace talks that have been extended in Kazakhstan (all times local): 1:55 a.m. The U.N. special envoy for Syria is condemning the latest "terrorist attacks" in Damascus on the sixth anniversary of the Syrian conflict, saying they are "...
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