At least 45 people were killed in bombings in Baghdad and its rural outskirts on Saturday as the government continued to defend the capital against jihadists who four months ago seized major cities in northern Iraq.
A series of bombings targeting commercial areas of Baghdad killed 26 people as residents were heading out on the town on Thursday in a new spasm of violence to strike the Iraqi capital, according to Iraqi officials.
A "no-bags" policy is among tightened security measures being introduced for this year`s Boston Marathon, organizers said Wednesday, as the emotional first race since last year`s bombings looms in April.
The United States Monday called for closer security cooperation with Russia ahead of the Sochi Winter Olympics after two deadly bombings in the city of Volgograd, and warned Americans to stay vigilant.
A suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden car into a funeral tent packed with mourners in a Shiite part of Baghdad early this evening, the deadliest assault in a day of attacks that killed 41 people in Iraq.