US bombers, fighters, stage show of force off North Korean coast

US bombers, fighters, stage show of force off North Korean coast

The Pentagon said the mission was designed to show the many military options US President Donald Trump had to deal with the grave threat presented by the North Korean nuclear program.

Sep 24, 2017, 00:02 AM IST

Suicide bomber kills NATO soldier in Afghanistan, 6 personnel wounded

Civilians were also reported to have been wounded in the night-time attack.

Aug 04, 2017, 09:37 AM IST
Police release CCTV pictures of Manchester bomber

Police release CCTV pictures of Manchester bomber

The CCTV footage shows 22-year-old Salman Abedi shortly before his suicide attack on an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena.

May 28, 2017, 11:31 AM IST

Nigeria verifying if 'bomber' is kidnapped Chibok girl

Nigeria is sending a team to Cameroon on Sunday to verify a would-be suicide bomber's claim that she is one of the 276 school girls kidnapped by the Boko Haram from the northern town of Chibok.

Mar 27, 2016, 16:32 PM IST
Istanbul bomber identified as Turkish member of Islamic State

Istanbul bomber identified as Turkish member of Islamic State

Efkan Ala identified the bomber as a man born in the southern province of Gaziantep, adding that five people have been detained so far in relation to the bombing.

Mar 20, 2016, 18:35 PM IST

Suspected Paris bomber Samy Amimour went to Syria two years ago: Family

Paris-born Samy Amimour, 28, had been charged with terrorist offences "after an abortive attempt to travel to Yemen".

Nov 16, 2015, 16:35 PM IST

US, allies target Islamic State with 19 air strikes: Task force

The United States and its allies have conducted 15 air strikes targeting Islamic State militants in Iraq since early on Thursday and an additional four targeting them in Syria, the Combined Joint Task Force carrying out the operations said on Friday.

Jun 06, 2015, 07:26 AM IST

Saudi Arabia says suicide bomber was Islamic State operative

Saudi Arabia has confirmed that Friday's suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in the east of the country that killed 21 was carried out by an Islamic State militant, backing up an earlier claim by the group.

May 24, 2015, 17:22 PM IST

Suicide bomber kills 4 in Assad clan's hometown

A suicide bomber killed four people in a hospital on Sunday in an attack that took Syria's civil war to the ruling Assad clan's hometown for the first time, a monitoring group said.

Feb 22, 2015, 20:06 PM IST

Bomber targets UN convoy near Baghdad airport

A suicide car bomb attack targeted a United Nations convoy near Baghdad international airport today, causing no injuries among UN staff, a statement and security officials said.

Nov 16, 2014, 20:39 PM IST

Bomber kills 6 in Nigeria, 10-year-old with explosives held

A female suicide bomber killed six people at a college campus in Nigeria`s Kano city on Wednesday, the fourth time Boko Haram Islamists were suspected of using a female attacker in as many days.

Jul 31, 2014, 00:04 AM IST

Two N-bombs nearly wiped out North Carolina in 1961: report

In 1961, the US escaped a disaster worse than the devastation wrought in the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki when a B-52 air force bomber broke in half mid-air and two nuclear bombs hit the ground in North Carolina, declassified documents show.

Jun 12, 2014, 21:16 PM IST

Kyrgyzstan national charged with hampering Boston bombing probe

U.S. officials on Friday charged a Kyrgyzstan national who bought dinner for the accused Boston Marathon bombers the night of the attack with interfering with the investigation into the deadly bombing.

May 31, 2014, 04:20 AM IST

Charges under TADA may not be framed against Tunda, says Court

A Delhi court on Thursday indicated the charges under stringent Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act (TADA) may not be framed against top Lashkar-e-Toiba bomb expert Abdul Karim Tunda.

May 15, 2014, 21:35 PM IST

Bulgaria says 2012 Israeli bus bomber was Lebanese: Report

Bulgaria has identified a Lebanese man as the bomber who blew up an airport bus in 2012, killing five Israeli tourists, their Bulgarian driver and himself, local media said on Sunday.

Mar 10, 2014, 00:27 AM IST

Afghan villagers kill alleged bomber

Some villagers in Afghanistan killed a man, suspected to have set off a bomb which killed 18 people who were on their way to a wedding Sunday, officials said.

Oct 29, 2013, 09:13 AM IST

Bomber set off explosives while embracing minister: Report

A suicide bomber aged 20-22 hugged Pakistani provincial Minister Israrullah Gandapur to wish him on Eid before setting off explosives that killed him, a report said on Friday.

Oct 18, 2013, 20:24 PM IST

Bomber hits Iraq military HQ, killing 14

A suicide bomber drove a vehicle packed with explosives to a military headquarters in western Iraq and blew himself up outside it on Thursday, killing at least 14 people, police said.

Aug 23, 2013, 00:03 AM IST

Somali suicide bomber kills at least two

A suicide bomber detonated his explosives near a moving convoy of African Union troops in Somalia`s capital, killing himself and at least two people walking by, a police official said on Friday.

Jul 12, 2013, 22:55 PM IST

Russia`s Air Force to get new long-range bomber

The Russian Air Force will get a new long-range bomber in a not-so-distant future, a top official said.

Jul 19, 2012, 16:34 PM IST