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US bombings in Pakistan drop to record low

US bombings in Pakistan dropped to a record low in 2016 as there is a change in situation on the ground in Pakistani tribal areas, which are used for launching attacks at the US and Afghan troops in Afghanistan, the media reported on Monday.

Jan 09, 2017, 13:52 PM IST

18 killed in Syria bombings

At least 18 persons were killed in bombings and an explosion in various parts of Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said on Wednesday.

Sep 07, 2016, 18:48 PM IST
Bomb attacks targeting police, military in Turkey kill at least 14, wound 220 others

Bomb attacks targeting police, military in Turkey kill at least 14, wound 220 others

A string of bombings, blamed on Kurdish rebels and targeting Turkey's security forces, killed at least 14 people and wounded more than 220 others, officials said today.

Aug 19, 2016, 00:31 AM IST

Thai police 'know who was behind' tourist town blasts: Spokesman

Thai police hunting the culprits behind a wave of deadly blasts that rocked tourist destinations and killed four said Sunday they "know who was behind" the attacks.

Aug 14, 2016, 12:59 PM IST
Thai police say blasts are `local sabotage`, rule out terrorism

Thai police say blasts are `local sabotage`, rule out terrorism

Thai police said Friday a series of bombings that have killed four people and rattled tourist destinations in the south were acts of local sabotage and not "terrorist" in nature.

Aug 12, 2016, 11:43 AM IST

Lebanon foils three bombing attempts

Lebanon's Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk has said that security forces in recent months have uncovered three networks plotting to carry out bombings in the country.

May 31, 2016, 08:48 AM IST
Bombings kill at least 87 in Syria as John Kerry pushes ceasefire

Bombings kill at least 87 in Syria as John Kerry pushes ceasefire

US Secretary of State John Kerry said a provisional deal had been reached on the terms of a truce, as violence intensified on the ground.

Feb 22, 2016, 00:10 AM IST

Death toll in southern Damascus bombings reaches 62

Four blasts hit the Sayeda Zeinab district, which is home to a Shi`ite shrine. Another 180 people were wounded.

Feb 21, 2016, 23:57 PM IST

Twin car bombs kill 46 in Syria's Homs, truce efforts flounder

Double car bomb attacks killed at least 46 people in Syria`s central city of Homs on Sunday as international efforts to bring about a ceasefire in the war-torn country floundered.

Feb 21, 2016, 17:00 PM IST

Suicide blast, bombings strike Baghdad, killing 15

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attacks, but near daily attacks in Baghdad are often claimed by the Islamic State group.

Nov 20, 2015, 23:39 PM IST

Four Americans among 6 peacekeepers wounded in Egypt bombings

 Six international peacekeepers, including four Americans, were wounded on Thursday in two roadside bombings in Egypt`s Sinai Peninsula where Islamic State group militants are active, Egyptian and US security officials said.

Sep 04, 2015, 08:55 AM IST

Bomb attacks on Shiite districts in Iraq kill 15 people

Authorities in Iraq say bombings targeting Shiite districts have killed 15 people in and around Baghdad.

Jul 07, 2015, 19:31 PM IST

IS claims suicide attack on Iraq police that killed 47

The Islamic State group claimed a suicide attack on an Iraqi police base north of Baghdad that officials said Tuesday had killed at least 47 people.

Jun 02, 2015, 20:05 PM IST

UN envoy decries Syria regime raids as dozens killed

The UN envoy to Syria condemned regime bombing of civilian areas as "totally unacceptable" after more than 140 people were killed in a day of heavy air raids.

May 31, 2015, 23:18 PM IST

Bombings in Iraqi capital kill at least 15 Shiite pilgrims

Attacks on Shiite pilgrims commemorating the birth of the Imam Ali killed more than a dozen people and wounded at least 40 across the Iraqi capital, police official said.

May 13, 2015, 00:07 AM IST

Canadian prime minister visits Iraq as bombings kill 30

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper made a surprise visit today to Iraq, pledging to continue Canada's support for the battle against the Islamic State group as bombings across the country killed at least 30 people.

May 03, 2015, 02:21 AM IST

Bombings kill 12 people in Iraq

Authorities in Iraq say a series of bombings targeting public places in the capital, Baghdad, have killed 12 people.

Apr 13, 2015, 01:03 AM IST

IS claims deadly Yemen mosque bombings

The Islamic State jihadist group claimed responsibility for suicide bombings Friday in the Yemeni capital that killed at least 77 people at mosques attended by Shiite militiamen.

Mar 20, 2015, 21:01 PM IST

Men arrested for Bangkok blasts say they were tortured

Four Thai men arrested for their alleged involvement in two small bombings in Bangkok say they were tortured in military custody, their lawyer told AFP Thursday.

Mar 19, 2015, 15:26 PM IST

Three bombings blamed on Boko Haram kill 58 in NE Nigeria

Three bombings, including one by a female suicide attacker, killed at least 58 people and wounded 139 others in northeast Nigeria on Saturday, in the latest violence blamed on Boko Haram.

Mar 07, 2015, 23:04 PM IST