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May 14, 2018 3:52 AM Indonesia police say Surabaya headquarters attacked

Attack comes day after 3 churches attacked by family of suicide bombers The police headquarters in Indonesia's second largest city was attacked Monday by suspected militants who detonated explosives from a motorcycle, a day after suicide bombings at three churches in the city by members of one family killed at least eight people. CCTV footage shows a car and two motorcycles 38

February 24, 2018 12:10 PM Twin car bombings in Somalia’s capital kill 21

The blasts shattered a months-long period of calm in Mogadishu, which is often the target of attacks by the al-Shabab extremist group, which claimed responsibility for Friday’s bombings. MOGADISHU, SOMALIA—Authorities say the death toll in a pair of explosions Friday evening in Somalia’s capital has risen to 21. The director of Aamin Ambulance service 35

December 27, 2017 5:45 PM At least 4 injured in St. Petersburg following explosion, Russian media reports

MOSCOW—Russian news reports say at least four people have been injured by an explosion at a supermarket in St. Petersburg. Russian news agencies quoted St. Petersburg’s branch of the Emergencies Ministry as saying that a device containing 200 grams of explosives went off on Wednesday at a storage area for customers’ bags. No one has claimed responsibility 40

October 21, 2017 4:14 PM 54 Egyptian police killed in ambush, say officials

CAIRO -- At least 54 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, were killed when a raid on a militant hideout southwest of Cairo escalated into an all-out firefight, authorities said Saturday, in one of the single deadliest attacks by militants against Egyptian security forces in recent years. The officials said the exchange of fire began late Friday 70

October 21, 2017 12:24 PM Egyptian officials say 54 police killed in Egypt attack

CAIRO -- At least 54 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, were killed when a raid on a militant hideout outside of Cairo escalated into an all-out firefight, authorities said Saturday. It was one of the largest losses of life for Egyptian security forces since militants began targeting government forces after the 2013 military ouster of Islamist 36

October 15, 2017 9:58 PM 276 killed in deadliest single attack in Somalia's history

MOGADISHU, Somalia -- The most powerful bomb blast ever witnessed in Somalia's capital killed 276 people with around 300 others injured, the country's information minister said early Monday, making it the deadliest single attack in this Horn of Africa nation. The toll was expected to rise. In a tweet, Abdirahman Osman called the attack "barbaric" and said countries 28

October 15, 2017 6:47 PM 231 killed in Somalia's deadliest attack

MOGADISHU, Somalia -- The most powerful bomb blast ever witnessed in Somalia's capital killed at least 231 people with more than 275 injured, a senator said Sunday, making it the deadliest single attack in this Horn of Africa nation. The toll could continue to rise. Abshir Abdi Ahmed cited doctors at overwhelmed hospitals he visited in Mogadishu a day after 28

October 15, 2017 12:09 PM Death toll from blast in Somalia's capital rises to 189

Many victims were trapped in Mogadishu's largely destroyed Safari Hotel The death toll from the most powerful bomb blast witnessed in Somalia's capital rose to 189 with more than 200 injured, making it the deadliest single attack ever in the Horn of Africa nation, police and hospital sources said Sunday. Doctors struggled to assist horrifically wounded 63

October 14, 2017 2:55 PM Truck bomb kills 20 in Somalia's capital

Explosion appeared to target hotel on busy road in Hodan district A huge explosion from a truck bomb killed 20 people in Somalia's capital, police said Saturday, as shaken residents called it the most powerful blast they'd heard in years. The explosion appeared to target a hotel on a busy road in Hodan district and at least 15 people were injured, police 33

August 20, 2017 7:42 PM Spanish police say brothers were at centre of Barcelona attack

Police in Spain’s northeast are searching for the man suspected of carrying out the attack Thursday that left 13 dead and more than 120 wounded. RIPOLL, SPAIN—They were brothers and boyhood friends from a town with no unfamiliar faces. They were linked by Moroccan roots and equally tied by their upbringings in Ripoll, an ancient hub in the Catalan foothills 25