African marathoners top at Boston two years after bombing

Ethiopian runner Lelisa Desisa finished first in the Boston Marathon on Monday, reclaiming the top spot in a race he last won two years ago when it was struck by a deadly bombing attack.

Myanmar apologises to China for its plane bombing border areas

Myanmar on Thursday apologised to China for the cross-border aerial bombing that killed at least five Chinese nationals last month in southwest China's Yunnan Province.

Defense wraps up case in Boston bombing trial

Lawyers for alleged Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev quickly wrapped up their defense case on Tuesday as the four-week old trial entered its final stages.

Top Ugandan prosecutor in Shebab bombing trial shot dead

Gunmen today shot dead a top Ugandan state prosecutor whose cases include the trial of 13 men accused of involvement in Al-Shebab bomb attacks that killed 76 people in 2010, police said.

Top Ugandan prosecutor in 2010 bombing trial shot dead: police

Gunmen shot dead Monday a top Ugandan state prosector whose cases include the trial of 13 men accused of involvement in Al-Shebab bomb attacks that killed 76 people in 2010, police said.

China threatens "decisive" response after Myanmar bombing

 China`s military will take "decisive" measures if there is a repeat attack by Myanmar forces on Chinese territory, a senior military officer said after a bomb from a Myanmar aircraft fell in Chinese territory and killed four Chinese people.

One dead in bombing near French supermarket in Egypt

A bomb blast outside a branch of French supermarket giant Carrefour killed one person and wound six on Sunday in the Egyptian city of Alexandria, police said.

Dozens killed in bombing of Niger village; official blames Nigeria

At least 36 civilians were killed when a military plane bombed a funeral party in a Niger border village, the government said, in an incident its deputy mayor blamed on the Nigerian air force.

Suicide attack, bombing kill at least 22 in Iraq's capital

Attacks in Baghdad killed at least 22 people and wounded dozens on Monday, just days after the government lifted a nighttime curfew that had been in place in the Iraqi capital for over a decade.

Multiple Baghdad bombings kill 25, wound 64: Iraq officials

A pair of bombings in the Iraqi capital today killed nearly two dozen people hours before the city's longtime curfew was set to come to an end.

Suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria kills 7: Police

A suicide bomb attack targeting a political meeting killed seven people in northeast Nigeria`s Potiskum city on Sunday, just two weeks from national elections, witnesses and a police officer said.

Children among the dead in Syria bombing: Monitor

A car bombing killed six people including two children in a Kurdish area of Syria`s northern province of Aleppo on Sunday, a monitoring group said.

Five policemen killed in Yemen bombing

 A bomb struck a Yemeni police convoy in southeastern province of Hadramout Wednesday killing five policemen and injuring four others, a military official told Xinhua.

Syria accuses Israel of bombing Damascus airport

Syria accused Israel of bombing its main international airport on Sunday as the UN announced talks with rebel leaders on a ceasefire in its war-battered second city of Aleppo.

Syria government bombing kills at least 13

A Syrian military airstrike killed at least 13 people, including children, and wounded another 20 in the northern Syrian province of Aleppo on Tuesday after striking a neighborhood with crude bombs, said activists.

Pak militant outfit Jundullah express allegiance to Islamic State

A Taliban splinter group in Pakistan on Tuesday declared allegiance to Islamic State (IS) after a meeting with the visiting delegation of the Middle Eastern outfit.

Syrian activists share photo of children said killed in US Strike

Syrian activists shared a photo on social media on Friday of two children they said were killed in U.S. air strikes on Wednesday night which Washington said targeted an al Qaeda-linked militant faction.

Egypt starts work on Gaza buffer after bombing

Egypt began setting up a buffer zone along its border with the Palestinian Gaza Strip on Wednesday to prevent militant infiltration and arms smuggling following a wave of deadly attacks.

Iraqi MP killed in suicide bombing claimed by IS

An Iraqi MP and prominent militia leader was one of at least 21 people killed today in a suicide bombing immediately claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group.

One dead in latest Chile bombing: official

One person was killed when a homemade bomb went off near downtown Santiago early Thursday, law enforcement officials said following the latest in a series of recent explosions.