Bombings

Civilians pass a destroyed car in the a car bomb explosion in southwestern Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, May 20, 2017. Two car bombs in southwestern Baghdad killed and wounded people and police officers late on Friday night according to Iraqi police and hospital officials. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)
May 20, 2017 - 4:24 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide bombing near the oil-rich city of Basra killed at least eight people as the Islamic State group took the fight against Iraqi forces deep into the country's south, a military commander said Saturday. Five civilians and three troops were killed when the bomber blew up his...
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Civilians pass a destroyed car in the a car bomb explosion in southwestern Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, May 20, 2017. Two car bombs in southwestern Baghdad killed and wounded people and police officers late on Friday night according to Iraqi police and hospital officials. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)
May 20, 2017 - 4:21 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide bombing near the oil-rich city of Basra killed at least eight people as the Islamic State group took the fight against Iraqi forces deep into the country's south, a military commander said Saturday. Five civilians and three troops were killed when the bomber blew up his...
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May 19, 2017 - 9:16 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A roadside bombing killed 11 people in eastern Afghanistan on Friday as they were traveling to a wedding in the country's east, a local official said. Also Friday, five Afghan policemen were killed in fighting with the Taliban in eastern Kapisa province. Earlier, a...
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May 19, 2017 - 9:15 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A roadside bombing killed 11 people in eastern Afghanistan on Friday as they were traveling to a wedding in the country's east, a local official said. Also Friday, five Afghan policemen were killed in fighting with the Taliban in eastern Kapisa province. Earlier, a...
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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras speaks during a Parliament session in Athens, Thursday, May 18, 2107. Tsipras is seeking parliamentary approval for the pension cuts and further tax hikes through 2020, as part of an agreement with international bailout creditors to release the next bailout installment.(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
May 18, 2017 - 3:09 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Protesters clashed with police in central Athens during a second day of demonstrations Thursday, as lawmakers prepared to vote on creditor-demanded measures that will usher in additional income losses for Greeks over the next three years. A small number of masked youths broke...
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Former prisoner Luis Rosa, back to camera, welcomes Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera upon arrival for a press conference on El Escambron Beach following Lopez's release from house arrest after decades in custody, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Lopez was considered a top leader of the Armed Forces of National Liberation, or FALN, an ultranationalist Puerto Rican group that claimed responsibility for more than 100 bombings at government buildings, department stores, banks and restaurants in New York, Chicago, Washington and Puerto Rico during the 1970s and early 1980s. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti) PUERTO RICO OUT - NO PUBLICAR EN PUERTO RICO
May 17, 2017 - 3:29 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera was freed from house arrest Wednesday after decades in custody in a case that transformed him into a martyr for his supporters but had outraged those who lost loved ones in a string of bombings. Wearing black jeans and a shirt...
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CORRECTS FIRST NAME FROM JOSE TO OSCAR - In this July 25, 1981 file photo, Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera is driven to jail after his trial where he was convicted of seditious conspiracy in Chicago. Lopez Rivera, a Puerto Rican nationalist who was the last of his group serving time for his role in a violent struggle for independence for the U.S. territory, will be released from prison on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, to the cheers of his supporters and the dismay of the victims of violence. (Chicago Tribune via AP, File)
May 17, 2017 - 8:05 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera has been freed from house arrest after decades in custody in a case that transformed him into a martyr with supporters but outraged those who lost loved ones in a string of deadly bombings. Lopez was considered a top leader of...
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Somali soldiers look at the destroyed houses amidst the wreckage of a car bomb blast in Mogadishu, Somalia Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Three bomb disposal experts were killed as they were trying to dismantle the car laden with explosives, according to police. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
May 17, 2017 - 7:16 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Three bomb disposal experts were killed in a car bomb blast west of Somalia's capital on Wednesday, police said. The bomb detonated as the experts were trying to dismantle a car laden with explosives that security forces seized in Wadajir district, Capt. Mohamed Hussein...
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May 16, 2017 - 7:31 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish court on Tuesday convicted a teenage girl of attempted terrorism for planning bomb attacks against two schools. Holbaek District Court judge Peder Christensen says the 17-year-old, who wasn't identified, was also convicted of assaulting an employee in the...
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May 16, 2017 - 5:26 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish court has convicted a girl of attempted terrorism for planning bomb attacks against two schools when she was 15. Holbaek District Court judge Peder Christensen says the girl, now 17, who wasn't identified, was also convicted of assaulting an employee in the...
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