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Afghanistan: Taliban car bomb kills several people in Kabul

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for a car bomb that has killed at least 14 people and well over 100 injured in the Afghan capital Kabul. Violence in the region has escalated ahead of crucial elections....

Afghanistan: Taliban car bomb kills several people in Kabul

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Afghanistan's Taliban tells teachers, students to block presidential elections or risk death Afghanistan's Taliban insurgent group on Wednesday warned teachers, students and other education workers to avoid the upcoming presidential vote or r...
07:00 2019-09-18

Trump meets with top advisers about withdrawing troops from Afghanistan in potential peace deal with Taliban President Trump met with his top Cabinet officials on Friday afternoon to discuss negotiations with the Taliban that would lead to the withdrawal of ...
18:00 2019-08-16

ISIS replacing Taliban as biggest threat to peace in Afghanistan while rebounding in Iraq and Syria THE VIRULENCE OF ISIS: A pair of congressionally mandated Pentagon reports out this month paint a sobering picture of brutal Islamic State fighters w...
09:32 2019-08-21

Trump expected to sign off on Taliban deal to bring 5,000 US troops home after nearly 18 years in Afghanistan THE DEAL IS DONE: President Trump is being presented today with a draft agreement with the Taliban that would provide for the phased withdrawal of mo...
14:16 2019-09-03

As U.S.-Taliban deal nears, Afghanistan’s Ghani hardens resolve to hold elections on time President Ashraf Ghani rejected concerns about security, including the fact that insurgent threats will keep 2,000 out of 7,400 polling places closed...
19:00 2019-08-25

President Trump expected to sign off on Taliban deal to bring 5,000 US troops home after nearly 18 years in Afghanistan THE DEAL IS DONE: President Trump is being presented today with a draft agreement with the Taliban that would provide for the phased withdrawal of mo...
11:48 2019-09-03

Family of murdered Marine says Green Beret who killed suspected Taliban bomb-maker deserves Trump pardon The family of a Marine killed by a bomb in Afghanistan believes the former Green Beret facing trial for killing the suspected bomb-maker is a "hero" ...
22:32 2019-05-23

Green Beret accused of killing suspected Taliban bomb maker facing 'agonizing' wait for trial, wife says The family of a decorated former Green Beret who is charged with killing a suspected Taliban bomb maker  in 2010 is facing another roadblock in the m...
03:32 2019-08-25

Bureau of Prisons confirms release of ‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh, captured on Afghanistan battlefield in 2001 TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Bureau of Prisons confirms release of ‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh, captured on Afghanistan battlefield ...
10:32 2019-05-23

Over 15,000 People Evacuated In Germany After WWII Bomb Found More than 15,000 people were evacuated late Monday from the northern German city of Hanover following the discovery of an unexploded World War II bom...
21:16 2019-09-02

Heat wave kills 11 people in Japan The Japanese government said Tuesday that 11 people died and more than 5,600 were treated at hospitals for heat-related conditions last week due to a...
14:32 2019-07-31

Nigeria oil tanker explosion kills at least 50 people At least 50 people died, and 101 people were injured after they rushed to scoop fuel from an overturned tanker and the vehicle exploded in central Ni...
18:32 2019-07-02

‘I just don’t want to kill 10 million people’: Trump’s comments reverberate in Afghanistan Afghan officials were startled by President Trump’s comments that if he “wanted to win that war, Afghanistan would be wiped off the face of the earth...
06:32 2019-07-23

Afghanistan Peace Process Should Have Full Consent Of Its People: Centre Days after US President Donald Trump called off negotiations with the Taliban, the centre on Thursday said any peace process should have "full consen...
23:16 2019-09-12

Afghan officials say heavy flooding kills 24 people The Afghan government says at least 24 people have been killed and 11 others injured in the past month as a new wave of heavy rains and flooding has ...
04:16 2019-05-25

Russian deep-sea submarine fire kills 14 people Even after extinguishing the fire, the soldiers died from smoke inhalation. Authorities have launched an investigation "to establish the cause of the...
18:48 2019-07-02

Blast in Indian fireworks factory kills 14 people A blast at a fireworks factory in India on Wednesday killed 14 people, police said, weeks ahead of a Hindu festival marked by the lighting of million...
09:48 2019-09-04

| UPDATE | 48 people killed in suicide blasts at presidential rally in Afghanistan Taliban suicide bombers killed at least 48 people and wounded dozens more in two blasts - one at a campaign rally for the president and the other in ...
13:00 2019-09-17

Afghan forces rescue 34 people form Taliban-run prison KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Interior Ministry says Afghan special forces have rescued 34 people from a Taliban-run prison in northern Baghlan provi...
03:16 2019-06-11

Crime kills more people than armed conflicts, UN study finds Far more people are killed in homicides around the world than in conflict zones, a sweeping UN study has found. The rates of women being killed due t...
08:32 2019-07-08

In less than a minute, Ohio gunman kills nine people, including sister A gunman wearing body armor and a mask opened fire in a crowded Dayton, Ohio neighborhood known for its night life early on Sunday, killing nine peop...
02:16 2019-08-05

Indonesia matchstick factory fire kills dozens of people Three children were identified among the dead, Indonesian authorities said. An Indonesian official said women working at the warehouse "likely brough...
12:48 2019-06-21

Police suspect people-smuggling in crash that kills 6 in Greece Greek police were investigating two suspects on suspicion of people-smuggling on Monday after six men thought to be migrants from Pakistan and Egypt ...
18:32 2019-08-26

Explosion at Russian missile test site kills 2 people The deadly explosion is the second within a week at a Russian military site. There are conflicting reports about a short-term spike in radiation arou...
21:00 2019-08-08

Homicide kills far more people than armed conflict, new UN study shows Some 464,000 people across the world were victims of homicidal violence in 2017, more than five times the number killed in armed conflict over the sa...
11:16 2019-07-08

Massive tornado kills 6 people, injures 190 in northeast China A tornado blew through a city in northeast China, damaging factories and buildings, killing six people and injuring another 190.    &...
08:00 2019-07-05

Donald Trump’s ‘peace agreement’ is a betrayal of Afghanistan and its people | Simon Tisdall This cut-and-run policy will leave the country trapped in a conflict with the Taliban and fail the casualties of warIf Donald Trump has his way a “pe...
16:32 2019-08-19

Ebola outbreak: Reporter struggles to ‘keep a distance’ as virus kills his people Djaffar Al Katanty, a camera operator from the Democratic Republic of Congo, has only been able to watch as his hometown has become the epicentre of...
10:48 2019-07-04

Extremist attack kills more than 60 people in Nigeria; Boko Haram suspected Last week marked the grim 10-year anniversary of the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria, which has killed tens of thousands of people.   ...
19:48 2019-07-31

Shooting in Dayton, Ohio, kills at least 9 people and injures 27; suspect also dead At least nine people were killed and 27 people injured early Sunday when a gunman wearing body armor and carrying ammunition magazines opened fire in...
14:00 2019-08-04

Taliban Claims Responsibility for Suicide Bombing Killing 9 People Outside Pakistani Hospital (DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan) — A female suicide bomber struck outside a hospital in Pakistan on Sunday as the wounded were being brought in fro...
18:00 2019-07-21

Afghanistan vs Australia: Rashid, Afghanistan Player To Watch Out For Rashid Khan is possibly the most improved player in international cricket and he will by a lynchpin for Afghanistan during their World Cup 2019 campa...
10:16 2019-05-31

Latest U.S.-Taliban talks end, both sides to consult: Taliban An eighth round of talks on a pact that would allow the United States to end its longest war and withdraw its troops from Afghanistan ended on Monday...
04:00 2019-08-12

Brain-eating amoeba kills again—here’s how it kills and how to avoid it Enlarge / Ahhhhhhhhhhhh (credit: Getty | James Morgan) A 59-year-old North Carolina man died Monday, July 22, from an infection caused by the free-...
13:16 2019-07-31

The Kabul Bureau’s Accidental Gardener The garden is not often the first thing on our minds, as we cover Afghanistan’s long war. I didn’t notice what was going on until I looked out the wi...
07:48 2019-05-24

At Least Four Killed As Government Bus Hit In Kabul Blast At least four people were killed Monday when a bomb tore through a bus in Kabul, an official said, marking the second day straight that attackers hav...
08:48 2019-06-03

| Man's best friend: The dogs who sniff out explosives in Kabul Naya, a 3-year-old Belgian Malinois, focuses intently as she leaps over hurdles and zooms through tunnels on an obstacle course at a training centre ...
17:00 2019-07-17

In Kabul’s Liberating Cafes, ‘Women Make the Culture Here, Not Men’ As peace talks threaten Afghan women’s hard-won freedoms, they find sanctuary in coffee shops and enjoy the free conversation, and mingling with men,...
08:32 2019-05-25

Kabul blast shakes area around defence ministry A large blast rocked the diplomatic district of Kabul on Monday, sending a plume of black smoke over the Afghan capital, but there were no immediate ...
01:16 2019-07-01

Kabul suicide attack slightly wounds four US troops Four U.S. troops suffered minor injuries when a suicide car bomber targeted their convoy in the Afghanistan capital of Kabul Friday, the U.S. militar...
18:48 2019-05-31

10 Civilians, Two NATO Troops Killed In Kabul Blast The Taliban killed at least 10 people including two NATO troops in a bombing in Kabul on Thursday, in another horrific attack on the Afghan capital a...
12:32 2019-09-05

Pentagon identifies U.S. soldier killed in Kabul attack The Department of Defense on Friday identified a U.S. soldier killed earlier in the week in a Kabul, Afghanistan, car bomb attack as Sgt. 1st Class E...
02:16 2019-09-07

Powerful explosion rocks Afghan capital Kabul KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A powerful explosion has rocked the Afghan capital, rattling windows and sending smoke billowing from Kabul’s downtow...
01:16 2019-07-01

Blast hits Afghan capital Kabul, at least seven casualties A car bomb exploded in Kabul on Friday, killing or wounding at least seven people and sending a plume of white smoke into the sky, witnesses and offi...
01:00 2019-05-31

Afghan capital Kabul rocked by powerful explosion The blast rattled windows in the Afghan capital and smoke was seen billowing over the city. At least 65 people were injured in the explosion, which t...
03:48 2019-07-01

Suicide bombing hits eastern Kabul; no word on casualties KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Police say a suicide bomber has struck east of the capital Kabul, the second such attack in as many days. There is no immed...
02:01 2019-05-31

Massive Blast Hits Kabul Wedding, 20 Injured: Report At least 20 people were wounded in a blast at a Kabul wedding hall late Saturday, a local hospital said, as a government official circulated images s...
17:16 2019-08-17

4 Afghans Killed, 4 US Troops Wounded In Kabul Suicide Blast At least four Afghans were killed and four US troops lightly wounded when a car bomber attacked a US military convoy in Kabul on Friday, officials sa...
11:32 2019-05-31

ISIS Claims Deadly Suicide Attack On Kabul Wedding The Islamic State group on Sunday claimed responsibility for a suicide attack on a wedding in Kabul which Afghan authorities said killed at least 63 ...
08:48 2019-08-18

Islamic State claims bombing at Kabul wedding that killed 63 The death toll from a late-night suicide bombing at a crowded wedding party in the Afghan capital rose to at least 63 on Sunday, including women and ...
12:48 2019-08-18

ISIS claims responsibility for Kabul wedding bombing that killed 63 ISIS has claimed responsibility for the late-night suicide bombing that killed at least 63 people — including women and children — and wo...
08:16 2019-08-18

Rare Ancient Buddhist Text Discovered In Doomed Temple Super-Complex Near Kabul Archaeologists in Afghanistan have discovered exceptionally rare pieces of an ancient Buddhist manuscript dated to around the seventh century AD at a...
14:16 2019-07-31

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Syrian detainees, Zimbabwe hunger crisis, Kabul attack, Mexico disappearances, new tech to feed the world Wednesday’s top stories: Syrian detainees “failed by Security Council”; Zimbabwe experiencing “worst-ever hunger crisis”; deadly Kabul attack; Mexico...
16:32 2019-08-07

Festival that charged white people $10 more than people of color backtracks on ticketing policy A Michigan music festival that was charging white people twice the amount for a ticket than "people of color" backtracked its ticketing structure on ...
15:32 2019-07-08

Biracial rapper pulls out of festival after learning white people charged $10 more than people of color A biracial rapper pulled out of a Michigan music festival after she learned that white people would be charged twice the amount to attend than "peopl...
18:32 2019-07-07

Monday’s Daily Brief: US-DPRK relationship reset, ‘Horrific’ Kabul bombing, Anti-conscription plan in Syria, Climate change heat stress, Security Council in Iraq This Monday, we cover: Guterres welcomes possible US-DPRK diplomatic upgrade; Taliban attack hits schools; UN-Syria action plan on child soldiers; Cl...
19:16 2019-07-01

‘They saved me. They stood between me and the bomb’ David Califa was leading a group of food tourists in Istanbul in 2016 when three of them were killed in an Isis attack. But he was determined to go b...
16:16 2019-09-15

Afghanistan’s War The longest war in American history has gone on for more than 17 years. The U.S. and its NATO-led allies announced the official conclusion of their c...
23:32 2019-09-04

| At least five dead in Somalia car bomb attack At least five people have been killed and several wounded when a car bomb was detonated outside a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu, a security o...
13:48 2019-07-22

The ticking time bomb of Taiwan How China resolves the current crisis with Hong Kong may foreshadow the fate of another of its longstanding irritants, the free and independent islan...
10:48 2019-08-02

Not even a bomb threat can keep de Blasio from his Brooklyn gym Nothing can deter Mayor Bill de Blasio from his near-daily excursion to Park Slope. Hizzoner insisted on getting in his morning workout Wednesday eve...
14:32 2019-07-24

World War II bomb defused in Berlin A World War II bomb has been found and defused near the German capital's famous Alexanderplatz. Authorities have said they were able to safely destro...
20:32 2019-06-14

Man is in custody for questioning in NYC bomb scare Larry Griffin, a man who has a criminal past, is in custody Saturday for questioning about three rice cookers that sparked a bomb scare in New York C...
23:32 2019-08-17

It's time for Chekov's A-bomb on Preacher Have I praised Mark Harelik in one of these reviews before? God has more of a presence on the tv show version of Preacher than he ever did in the com...
18:16 2019-09-02

| US military vehicle hit by bomb in Niger A US military vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device in Niger, the site of a deadly jihadist attack on American forces in 2017, the milita...
04:48 2019-06-10

Why cat people and dog people's personalities match those of their pet People's personalities often have more in common with their dog or cat than their friends, and now we know why owners and their animals are such a pu...
13:32 2019-07-05

U.N. condemns Libya car bomb that killed two U.N. staff United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday condemned a car bomb attack that killed two U.N. staff members and injured three, a U.N...
15:48 2019-08-10

‘The Fanatic’ is John Travolta’s latest bomb John Travolta’s new film is a lot like “Misery” — just without the acclaim. The actor plays Moose, a mentally unstable Los Angeles man who is infatua...
04:32 2019-08-30

3 Mosques Across Germany Evacuated Over Bomb Threats At least three mosques across Germany were evacuated on Thursday after receiving bomb threats through e-mails, prompting the police to beef up securi...
01:48 2019-07-12

One Bomb. 11 Children Killed. And the Evidence That Implicates the U.S. A woman and 11 children were killed in an airstrike on a home in Afghanistan last fall. We spoke to the father who was left to search for answers. Th...
02:16 2019-06-03

Thailand: Multiple bomb blasts hit Bangkok Six explosions, one near a famous skyscraper, have hit Bangkok just as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attended a regional security summit. Unconfi...
01:48 2019-08-02

30 dead in suicide bomb blasts in Nigeria Three suicide bombers, two girls and a boy, killed 30 people and injured 39 others when they detonated explosives in Nigeria's northeast, emergency r...
16:16 2019-06-17

At least 17 killed in bomb attack in Somalia capital At least 17 people were killed and 28 others wounded when a bomb went off outside a hotel near the international airport in Somalia's capital Mogadis...
10:32 2019-07-22

Major evacuations in Frankfurt over World War II bomb An area around Frankfurt Zoo and the European Central Bank has been evacuated so a 500-kilogram American bomb can be defused. Some 16,500 people were...
12:48 2019-07-07

At least seven killed in bomb attack in Somalia's Mogadishu At least seven people were killed and 27 others wounded when a bomb went off outside a hotel near the international airport in Somalia's capital Moga...
07:16 2019-07-22

Lyon bomb suspect 'pledged allegiance to IS' The 24-year-old could be charged with attempted murder over the 14 people injured in the attack. He reportedly overstayed a tourist visa in 2017 and ...
08:16 2019-05-31

Bahamas Stunned as Hurricane Recedes: ‘It’s Like a Bomb Went Off’ Dorian stripped the Abaco Islands and Grand Bahama of the resources needed to meet basic needs. Twenty people have been confirmed dead — and thousand...
21:16 2019-09-04

What Happened to the Enola Gay After It Dropped the Atomic Bomb After the Enola Gay dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, on Aug. 6, 1945, “a city died, and 70,000 of its inhabitants.” The B-29 b...
10:00 2019-08-06

Man busted for Times Squre bomb plot A man plotting to detonate explosives in Times Square was busted by federal authorities in a sting operation, a report said Thursday. The suspect, wh...
10:00 2019-06-07

My Best Friend and I Did Everything Together — Until He Was Killed in Afghanistan A bomb planted by the Taliban killed my best friend, Patrick. This Memorial Day, I am still coming to terms with the fact that I survived our ill-fat...
06:32 2019-05-24

US to reduce troops in Afghanistan by 5,000 President Trump has revealed plans to cut the number of US troops deployed to Afghanistan but he did not provide a timetable for the drawdown. The an...
00:32 2019-08-30

When Bomb Blasts Are a Job Hazard, This Test Could Help Measure Their Effects For the first time, incoming students at the military’s bomb disposal school will complete a computer-based test to assess their cognitive abilities....
09:16 2019-08-27

At least 9 dead, 13 wounded after car bomb explodes in Somalia’s capital The Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the blast in Mogadishu, saying it targeted vehicles carrying government offici...
05:00 2019-05-23

Fire 'like a nuclear bomb' rips through Philadelphia refinery Firefighters are battling a massive fire at Philadelphia Energy Solutions' refinery in Philadelphia that has resulted in several explosions but cause...
09:48 2019-06-21

A New Bomb Trick Is Blowing Up Breath Of The Wild Speedrunning The act of finishing a video game as quickly as possible, or speedrunning, is an iterative process that evolves quickly with the contributions of a l...
02:00 2019-09-11

WW2 bomb disposal to cause delays at Frankfurt Airport on Sunday Passengers using Frankfurt Airport on Sunday should brace for possible delays as some routes will be altered while engineers dispose of a World War T...
17:48 2019-07-05

Wimbledon fines Fabio Fognini for ‘bomb’ outburst Wimbledon fined Fabio Fognini $3,000 on Monday after the Italian tennis star went on a ‘bomb’ tirade following his loss over the weekend....
20:16 2019-07-08

Russia says it will give soldiers bomb-carrying drones Never mind using small drones for battlefield recon -- if Russia has its way, they'll be another part of the arsenal. The country's Defense...
03:16 2019-07-08

Thousands evacuated in Frankfurt as WWII bomb is defused Thousands of people have been evacuated from a district of Frankfurt that includes the European Central Bank headquarters as authorities prepare to d...
13:16 2019-07-07

New Jersey man charged with threatening to bomb Trump Tower A 20-year-old New Jersey man accused of threatening on social media to "shoot everybody" at a pro-Israel march and bomb the Trump Tower skyscraper i...
20:48 2019-05-22

It may become impossible to tell if Iran starts making a nuclear bomb US hostility to arms control treaties has put Iran back on a path to building nuclear weapons, and inspectors could be left blind if the deal collaps...
13:16 2019-05-21

Unexploded WWII bomb found in Russian Kremlin Kremlin officials have said they defused a bomb after finding it untouched in a Tsarist-era cellar. The shell is from the Nazi Wehrmacht, who advance...
08:00 2019-08-16

Why Fast Food Is the Ticking Time Bomb of Job Automation On Tuesday, the automation-focused meme candidate Andrew Yang tweeted, “Fast food may be first.” He was commenting on a new CNBC report that reported...
16:16 2019-09-05

Bomb found in Northern Ireland 'to be used to attack police' Officers say improvised explosive in Derry belonged to dissident republican New IRAA bomb discovered in a parked vehicle in Northern Ireland was to b...
06:16 2019-09-10

The Best And Worst Of This Year's Dolores Park Hill Bomb For the third year running, hundreds of skateboarders descended on San Francisco’s Dolores Park last Thursday and gleefully threw themselves down one...
15:32 2019-07-18

Several injured in suspected package bomb blast in France A package bomb exploded on a busy French street on Friday, injuring at least seven people, a report said. The explosion in the French city of Lyon oc...
19:01 2019-05-24

France: Package bomb explodes in Lyon 'attack' At least 13 people were injured when an explosive device went off at a bakery in central Lyon, France's third biggest city. President Emmanuel Macron...
19:32 2019-05-24

Donald Trump Throws a Tax Bomb at Emmanuel Macron The White House is using France’s digital tax in an attempt to divide and rule in the EU. It’s a big test of whether Europe’s leaders will stand by P...
22:01 2019-07-11

Afghan officials: 3 bomb blasts in capital, 1 killed Afghan officials say there have been 3 explosions in the capital, Kabul, including a sticky bomb attached to a bus carrying university students that ...
05:16 2019-06-02

The Man Who Wrote the Guidebook for Civilian Bomb-Squad Technicians At War talked to Tom Gersbeck, a retired Marine Corps bomb-disposal officer, who recently published the second edition of his book, “Practical Milita...
13:32 2019-08-16

Northern Ireland police discover bomb under officer's car Police in Northern Ireland discovered a bomb under a police officer's car in Belfast on Saturday that they said was probably planted by militant nati...
17:16 2019-06-01

34 Afghan Civilians Killed as Bus Hits Roadside Bomb Eyewitnesses in western Afghanistan described an inferno of blood and fire, a day after the United Nations raised alarms about civilian casualties in...
12:48 2019-07-31

Seventy-five years ago, a suitcase bomb nearly killed Hitler It’s been 75 years since Adolph Hitler sat down with his military officers at his top-secret, Wolfe’s Lair military compound in Prussia to disc...
12:01 2019-07-21

| Thousands evacuated in Germany as WWII bomb found More than 15 000 people were evacuated late Monday from the northern German city of Hanover following the discovery of an unexploded World War II bom...
17:48 2019-09-02

Mexico’s Interjet grounds 2 workers after ‘bomb’ comment Mexican airline Interjet says it has suspended two employees after a woman identified as a pilot suggested a bomb should blow up the capital’s main s...
22:16 2019-09-18

Lyon bomb suspect had pledged allegiance to ISIS PARIS — France’s counter-terrorism prosecutor says the main suspect in the bombing last week in the French city of Lyon that wounded 14 people ...
13:48 2019-05-31

Former WWE wrestler, actor says he'd 'power bomb' President Trump if he could Former WWE Superstar and Hollywood actor Dave Bautista says if he could deliver the "Bautista Bomb," his signature wresting move, to one person in th...
20:16 2019-07-22

Briton among 26 killed in bomb and gun attack at Somalia hotel At least 26 people, including a Briton as well as Americans, Kenyans and a prominent Canadian-Somali journalist, have been killed in a bomb and gun a...
07:48 2019-07-13

Car bomb explodes in Libya's Benghazi, killing three U.N. staff A car bomb explosion in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi killed three U.N. staff members and two other mission members on Saturday, the United Nat...
00:16 2019-08-11

3 UN staff members killed in Libya car bomb attack A bomb-laden vehicle exploded Saturday outside a shopping mall in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi, killing at least three U.N. staff members, a spok...
21:16 2019-08-10

Lil Nas X calls Guy Fieri a "legend," teasing the bomb-dot-com collaboration that could be “Flavor Town road remix” are four words we did not know we needed in our lives, but Guy Fieri—who is good, actually—just served them up like a plate ...
14:32 2019-06-07

Mexican senator injured by bomb hidden in book A bomb disguised as a book exploded when a Mexican senator opened it Wednesday, causing minor injuries. Local media reported that Sen. Citlalli Herna...
21:32 2019-05-31

Vegas man accused of plotting to bomb synagogues, LGBTQ bar Court documents say Conor Climo, 23, of Las Vegas told an FBI informant in recent weeks that he was scouting places to attack.    ...
23:48 2019-08-09

Suspect arrested after Lyon bomb attack that wounded 13 French Interior minister Christophe Castaner says a suspect has been arrested following a blast in the city of Lyon that wounded 13 people last week....
05:48 2019-05-27

Two US service members killed in Afghanistan The U.S. military has announced that two service members were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday. At this time, their names are being withheld until ...
12:32 2019-06-27

Afghanistan focused on peace despite Trump The Afghan Presidency says U.S. President Donald Trump's calling off of talks with the Taliban reflects concerns raised in Afghanistan, and that...
02:16 2019-09-10

U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan identified A U.S. soldier killed by an improvised bomb in Afghanistan has been identified as Army Sgt. 1st Class Elis A. Barreto Ortiz of Puerto Rico, the Depar...
04:16 2019-09-07

300 LeT Terrorists Active In Afghanistan: Pentagon At least 300 fighters from Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), designated a global terror organisation by the US and the UN, are active in war-torn...
20:00 2019-05-23

Green Beret killed in Afghanistan A U.S. Special Forces member was killed in Afghanistan, NATO Resolute Support Afghanistan announced on Monday, the 17th U.S. servicemember killed the...
19:32 2019-09-16

US allies Afghanistan and Pakistan keep shooting at each other As the U.S. continues to pursue peace talks in Afghanistan, the Pentagon is worried that the Afghan government and Pakistan, both U.S. allies, will d...
21:48 2019-07-17

ISIS is far from defeated. Here’s what you need to know about its affiliate in Afghanistan. An estimated 2,500 to 4,000 fighters belong to the Islamic State affiliate in Afghanistan, which claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that ki...
18:00 2019-08-19

At least 63 dead in explosion at Afghanistan wedding Afghanistan officials believe dozens are dead after an explosion rocked a crowded wedding hall west of the country's capital of Kabul Saturday evenin...
07:00 2019-08-19

German police operation shuts down bomb-making website Around 1,000 thousand police officers have seized drugs and explosives in raids across Germany, Lithuania and Croatia. The web portal xplosives.net h...
02:00 2019-08-21

Police seek to question man in NYC rice cooker bomb scare Three abandoned devices that looked like pressure cookers prompted an evacuation of a major lower Manhattan subway station Friday.    ...
03:00 2019-08-17

'Balloon bomb' launched from Gaza explodes in Israel, report says A “balloon bomb” launched from the Gaza Strip reportedly exploded over a community in southern Israel on Wednesday, as tensions along the border esca...
05:32 2019-06-13

She’s 14, Disabled From a Bomb Blast and One of Iraq’s Top Table Tennis Players Najla Imad Lafta survived a bomb placed under her father’s car but was missing three limbs and saw little point in life. Then she discovered a sport ...
13:00 2019-07-31

Egypt officials say roadside bomb wounds 6 police in Sinai Egyptian security officials are saying that six policemen were wounded by a roadside bomb targeting a police patrol vehicle in the restive northern S...
06:48 2019-06-13

Car bomb hits security force in northeastern Syria, at least one killed A car bomb killed one member of a security force and wounded two others in the Kurdish-controlled city of Qamishli in northeastern Syria on Sunday, t...
10:16 2019-08-18

Empty Rice Cookers Create Bomb Scare In New York New York went on alert for two hours Friday during the morning rush hour because of three suspicious objects that turned out to be empty rice cookers...
05:48 2019-08-17

Militants bomb, derail phosphate train in central Syria Syria’s transport ministry says freight train carrying phosphate derailed and set on fire by explosives planted on the tracks by militants in Homs pr...
13:48 2019-07-21

Massive crater that appeared overnight was likely caused by World War II bomb A World War II bomb likely detonated and created the massive crater that appeared overnight in a field near Limburg, Germany, officials say.  &...
13:16 2019-06-27

Massive explosion at Russian bomb-making factory injures 79 A massive explosion at a bomb-making plant in Russia has injured 79 people and damaged 180 homes in the city of Dzerzhinsk. Officials said the factor...
02:16 2019-06-02

German Left party's Berlin HQ evacuated over bomb threat The left-wing "Die Linke" political party evacuated their headquarters in Berlin on Monday, after receiving a bomb threat. The police said the situat...
11:32 2019-07-22

AOC spokesman tweets, then deletes, F-bomb rant against potential GOP challenger US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s spokesman sent a profane tweet to a potential Republican challenger as he ripped him for wanting to debate h...
14:32 2019-06-13

Oregon man who targeted ex-friend with dog poop bomb avoids prison An Oregon man who targeted his former friend with an improvised dog poop-filled bomb avoided prison Tuesday when he was sentenced to three years prob...
20:00 2019-09-05

Nomar Mazara Broke His Own Home Run Record With A 505-Foot Bomb Less than 24 hours after MLB commissioner Rob Manfred finally acknowledged that this year’s batch of baseballs might in some way, shape or form be co...
18:00 2019-06-22

Neymar would be a bomb inside the Barcelona dressing room, says Stoichov "Former Barcelona star Hristo Stoichov has slammed the club\u0027s plans to sign Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain, saying the Brazilian would be a des...
06:32 2019-08-16

United Nations condemns car bomb that killed workers in Benghazi The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned a car bomb attack in Benghazi, Libya, that killed three staff members and injured dozens o...
12:48 2019-08-11

Trump and Congress race to avoid fiscal time bomb Congressional leaders in both parties are confident they can reach a deal to stave off a funding fiasco this fall — if only President Donald Trump wo...
22:32 2019-06-18

Man arrested for allegedly plotting bomb attack on Pittsburgh church Authorities arrested a Syrian man who allegedly plotted a terrorist attack on a Christian church in Pittsburgh last month, the Department of Justice ...
09:48 2019-06-20

Turkish jets bomb Iraqi Kurdistan after diplomat killing Turkish warplanes have struck a mountainous region near the Iraq-Iran border, where a Kurdish separatist group is known to operate. Ankara blames the...
05:48 2019-07-19

Syrian refugee arrested for plot to bomb Pittsburgh church Federal authorities have arrested a Syrian refugee who was plotting to attack a Pittsburgh church, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. Mus...
01:32 2019-06-20

Saudi Warplanes, Most Made in America, Still Bomb Civilians in Yemen U.S. efforts to reduce civilian casualties have failed to stop allied warplanes with the Saudi coalition from bombing homes and killing families in Y...
21:48 2019-05-22

Bomb damages Colombia's Cano Limon crude pipeline A bomb has damaged a section of Colombia's Cano Limon pipeline, state-run oil company Ecopetrol said on Saturday, the twenty-sixth attack on the pipe...
15:48 2019-08-10

Watch: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. crushes go-ahead bomb vs. Yankees Toronto Blue Jays phenom Vladimir Guerrero Jr. crushed his seventh home run of the season, hitting a go-ahead three-run shot in a win against the New...
12:48 2019-06-06

Man who threatened to bomb Harvard ceremony for black students gets prison Man authorities say threatened to bomb Harvard University and shoot people who attended black commencement has been sentenced to prison.  ...
11:48 2019-07-18

As Pakistan-India tensions flare, a child mistakes a bomb for a toy Deep in the mountains of the Neelum Valley, where a river separates Indian and Pakistani Kashmir, is the small village of Jabri, usually far enough a...
06:16 2019-08-11

WWII bomb self-detonates in German field, leaves crater An aging chemical detonator caused a World War II bomb in western Germany to explode without an external trigger. The resulting crater had some resid...
13:32 2019-07-01

Bulgarian teen arrested, police suspect possible bomb attack SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarian officials say a 16-year-old has been arrested after explosive devices they think could have been used for a terror a...
09:16 2019-06-08

Abandoned Bag Near Temple Triggers Bomb Scare In West Bengal An abandoned bag near the famous Kali temple in West Bengal's Tarapith triggered a bomb scare on Thursday.The bag was found outside a bank near the t...
11:00 2019-08-29

Niger: US military vehicle hits roadside bomb, no casualties NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Authorities in Niger say an American military vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the troubled West African country but no one was...
12:48 2019-06-09

One Israeli killed and two injured in bomb attack near settlement: ambulance One Israeli was killed and two injured in a Palestinian attack near a settlement in the occupied West Bank on Friday, Israeli medical officials said....
07:32 2019-08-23

Two NYC women plead guilty to plan to build bomb for attack on U.S. Two women inspired by radical Islam pleaded guilty in New York City on Friday to teaching and distributing information about the manufacture and use ...
01:00 2019-08-24

Barcelona: Mystery bomb discovery sparks beach evacuation Spanish police cleared a long stretch of the Sant Sebastia beach after a bomb, likely dating from the Spanish Civil War, was found at sea. Navy speci...
16:32 2019-08-25

Trump Suggested Dropping a Nuclear Bomb to Stop a Hurricane. Really. I can’t believe I am typing this sentence: President Donald Trump apparently actually suggested dropping a nuclear bomb into a hurricane in order to ...
02:32 2019-08-26

Climate Could Be an Electoral Time Bomb, Republican Strategists Fear A growing number of young voters, including conservatives, identify climate change as a top priority. Republican strategists fear that could soon pos...
11:16 2019-08-02

EPA to reconsider plan to reauthorize use of 'cyanide bomb' coyote and fox traps The Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday it plans to reconsider a proposal allowing so-called cyanide bombs to control populations of wildli...
08:32 2019-08-16

Car bomb targets Indian army vehicle in Kashmir, 8 injured Officials say a car bombing has targeted an armored vehicle belonging to the Indian army in disputed Kashmir, wounding at least six soldiers and two ...
15:16 2019-06-17

Were These Ancient Egyptian Bomb-Shells Chemical Or Natural Blondes? Egyptian noblewoman Tjuyu and her husband Yuya were important figures in Amenhotep III’s court and she is believed to have died in 1375 BC. Most wide...
15:32 2019-06-17

Man phones in fake bomb threat to get date with flight attendant A 65-year-old Serbian man allegedly phoned in a fake bomb threat last week in the hope of keeping a flight attendant who refused a date with him in t...
12:32 2019-07-22

Amid Prohibitory Orders, Bomb Attack In Bengal's Kankinara Amid prohibitory orders and additional police reinforcement in North 24 Parganas district's Kankinara in West Bengal, two unidentified men today thre...
07:16 2019-06-21

Pipe bomb mailer Cesar Sayoc gets 20 years in prison A federal judge in New York handed down a 20-year sentence Monday to a Florida man who mailed more than a dozen pipe bombs to Democrats and news outl...
09:16 2019-08-06

Man sentenced for threatening to bomb Harvard ceremony for black students An Arizona man was sentenced to 15 months in prison on Wednesday after admitting he made online threats to bomb Harvard University and shoot students...
00:16 2019-07-18

Car bomb explodes in Libya's Benghazi killing two U.N. staff: medics A car bomb explosion in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi killed two United Nations' staff on Saturday, several medical sources and the eastern mil...
12:48 2019-08-10

Lyon bomb blast suspect in custody, under formal investigation The man suspected of planting a parcel bomb in the French city of Lyon that wounded 14 people last week has been remanded in custody and placed under...
17:16 2019-05-31

Seven Injured In Suspected Package Bomb Blast In France's Lyon Several people were wounded Friday by a suspected package bomb blast on a pedestrian street in the heart of Lyon in southeastern France, the local pr...
16:16 2019-05-24

New Jersey man charged after allegedly threatening to bomb Trump Tower Jonathan Xie, of Basking Ridge, was taken into custody on charges of attempting to provide material support to Hamas, making false statements and tra...
05:00 2019-05-23

Sri Lanka arrests 2 for failing to prevent Easter bomb attacks Sri Lankan authorities on Tuesday arrested the national police chief and a former top defense official for failing to stop the Easter Sunday bombings...
12:32 2019-07-02

1,100-pound US bomb from WWII defused in Germany after mass evacuation A World War II bomb was defused near the Frankfurt headquarters of the European Central Bank hours after thousands of people were evacuated from the ...
01:32 2019-07-08

Second Bronx twin gets three years for keeping bomb parts in apartment Tyler Toro, 28, and his twin brother Christian Toro, who worked as a teacher at Harlem Prep, were arrested in February 2018 in their Pelham Bay apart...
18:16 2019-05-29

More than a dozen injured in suspected package bomb blast in France Police evacuate Lyon street after incident described by Emmanuel Macron as an attackMore than a dozen people have been wounded by a suspected package...
15:48 2019-05-24

JetBlue Flight Delayed After Someone AirDropped an Image of a Bomb Vest A Newark JetBlue flight bound for Tampa was evacuated Monday after someone sent an image of a suicide bombing vest to multiple passengers already boa...
20:32 2019-07-15

Prosecutor Carlos Stornelli's son suffers alleged bomb scare City Police explosive experts detonate device, made of plastic and cables, that was later identified as a replica of a bomb. Authorities are treating...
16:16 2019-05-21

Car bomb and all-night hotel siege kill 26 in Somalia's Kismayo Islamist gunmen killed 26 people, including Kenyans, Americans, a Briton and Tanzanians, when they stormed a hotel in Somalia's southern port city of...
11:48 2019-07-13

Army veteran indicted in California bomb plot against rally LOS ANGELES (AP) — A U.S. grand jury has indicted an Army veteran in a plot to plant a bomb at a rally by white supremacists in California. The U.S. ...
19:32 2019-05-22

Man Arrested On Charges Of Threatening To Bomb Trump Tower In New York A 20-year-old New Jersey man accused of threatening on social media to "shoot everybody" at a pro-Israel march and bomb the Trump Tower skyscraper in...
23:00 2019-05-22

| French police arrest four over Lyon package bomb blast French police have arrested four people over a package bomb explosion in the heart of the southeastern city of Lyon last week which injured 13 people...
10:48 2019-05-28

Feds say New Jersey man posted that he wanted to 'bomb Trump Tower' A man facing charges for supporting Hamas and making threats online said he wanted to "bomb Trump Tower" after visiting President Donald Trump's sign...
19:16 2019-05-22

Lebanon court acquits one Australia bomb plot suspect: NNA Lebanon's military court acquitted one of four brothers accused of planning to blow up a flight from Sydney to Abu Dhabi nearly two years ago, state ...
20:32 2019-09-18

ICC prosecutor presses for Afghanistan crimes investigation The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) filed a request on Friday seeking to overturn the rejection of her planned investigati...
13:16 2019-06-07

Afghanistan: Floods threaten communities, minaret of Jam After a difficult winter, torrential rain and flooding across six of Afghanistan's 34 provinces have left at least 24 people dead and hundreds homele...
02:32 2019-05-26

A Novel Set in Afghanistan Challenges the Myth of the Good Occupier Amy Waldman’s “A Door in the Earth” follows a young American woman to a rural Afghan village, where her plan to provide aid runs into ethical complic...
05:48 2019-08-27

Forget warlords, meet Afghanistan's new 'rockstars' He closes his eyes and the memories flood back. No clean water. No clothes. No shoes. With temperatures north of 45 degrees, his was a world about su...
13:32 2019-05-21

‘Education is Under Fire’ in Afghanistan, the U.N. Children’s Agency Says Schools in Afghanistan saw the number of attacks triple in a year, according to UNICEF, stoking further concern of deteriorating security and access ...
06:32 2019-05-28

Scores Killed in Afghanistan Wedding Blast The death toll from a suicide bombing at a wedding in Afghanistan’s capital is at least 63, including women and children, officials said Sunday, as K...
11:48 2019-08-18

Trump says as far as he is concerned, Afghanistan talks are dead U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that talks with Afghanistan's Taliban leaders are off and that he was still considering a U.S. troop drawd...
18:16 2019-09-09

England set Afghanistan 398 to win: Cricket World Cup – live! Cricket World Cup updates from Old TraffordCounty cricket – live! News from around the groundsAnd you can email Rob here 2.16pm BST At halfway, Engla...
09:32 2019-06-18

Joe Biden On How US Can Avoid Being "Victim Of Terror" From Afghanistan US Elections 2020: The US can stop being a victim of terrorism emanating from Afghanistan if it insists that Pakistan provide it with bases to conduc...
12:00 2019-09-13

Trump and His Team Can’t Agree on Leaving Afghanistan Trump and his team can’t agree on something incredibly important. Trump and his advisers can’t agree on our country’s policy on Afghanistan....
00:32 2019-08-30

U.S. military identifies soldier killed in Afghanistan A U.S. Army soldier killed in Afghanistan was identified on Sunday as decorated special forces company Sergeant Major James G. "Ryan" Sartor of Teagu...
04:48 2019-07-15

Jos Buttler could be given leading role for England against Afghanistan • Eoin Morgan and Jason Roy are injury doubts• James Vince set to step up at Old TraffordThe joke going around the England dressing room after Friday...
17:16 2019-06-15

Trump, Pakistan's Khan discuss way out of Afghanistan war President Donald Trump voiced optimism on Monday that Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan could help broker a political settlement to end the nearly ...
15:48 2019-07-22

Rocket hits US Embassy in Afghanistan on 9/11 anniversary AP Photo/Cara Anna KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A rocket exploded at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan just minutes into Wednesday, the anniversary of the...
21:48 2019-09-11

In Afghanistan, attacks against schools have tripled in one year The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday that much greater protection for educational facilities was needed across Afghanistan where attacks ag...
16:48 2019-05-28

U.S. Service Member Killed in Action in Afghanistan The U.S. military says an American service member has been killed in action in Afghanistan, but offered no further details about the service member’s...
17:16 2019-07-13

US service member killed in action in Afghanistan The U.S. military says an American service member has been “killed in action” in Afghanistan but offered no further details about the service member’...
04:32 2019-07-13

ICC judges authorize appeal against Afghanistan rejection International Criminal Court judges say the court’s prosecutor can appeal against the rejection of her request to open an investigation into crimes l...
14:00 2019-09-17

Afghanistan bloodshed mars 100 years of independence Afghanistan is at a “crucial moment” in its history as it marks 100 years of independence, the head of the UN Mission there said on Monday, following...
14:00 2019-08-19

A Weekly Report From Afghanistan That Takes a Toll President Trump has dominated headlines in the U.S. over a canceled Camp David peace summit. In Afghanistan, civilians and security officers keep dyi...
09:48 2019-09-10

Pompeo in Afghanistan: ‘We are prepared to remove our forces’ U.S. diplomats are reaching the final stages of a negotiation over Taliban obligations not to shelter terrorists if American forces leave Afghanistan...
12:32 2019-06-27

Graham warns withdrawing from Afghanistan will lead to ‘another 9/11’ Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., warned in an interview with Fox News Saturday that withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan would lead to “another 9/11....
17:32 2019-08-24

Afghanistan Talks Resuming at Crucial Stage U.S.-Taliban negotiations to end America’s longest military engagement overseas entered a crucial stage on Wednesday, as Washington’s special envoy a...
20:48 2019-08-21

US envoy for Afghanistan on 2-week peace mission WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. envoy for Afghanistan is traveling to Afghanistan and also Belgium, Germany, Pakistan, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates ...
12:48 2019-06-01

2 U.S. Soldiers Killed in Fierce Firefight in Afghanistan The latest American military deaths, bringing this year’s total to nine in the country, come days before the next round of peace talks between the Un...
17:01 2019-06-27

| Afghanistan's Nabi announces Test retirement Former Afghanistan captain Mohammad Nabi has announced his retirement from Test cricket after the ongoing one-off red-ball fixture against Bangladesh...
18:16 2019-09-07

Trump says Afghanistan talks are dead ‘as far as I’m concerned’ “We had a meeting scheduled. It was my idea. And it was my idea to terminate it,” Trump said of his now-scuttled plan to meet with Afghan and Taliban...
04:16 2019-09-10

| WATCH: Car bomb and all-night hotel siege kill 26 in Somalia's Kismayo Kenyans, Americans, a Briton and Tanzanians were among 26 people killed when Islamist gunmen stormed a hotel in the Somali port city of Kismayo, offi...
12:32 2019-07-14

Pipe bomb mailer Cesar Sayoc sentenced to 20 years behind bars Florida strip club DJ Cesar Sayoc, who pleaded guilty to sending pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and other people opposed to President Trump, was s...
20:32 2019-08-05

‘It was almost like a nuclear bomb went off on the water’: Intense monsoon storms hit Lake Havasu Author: Nicole Zymeck, KPNX LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. — Lake Havasu was hit by an intense monsoon storm Sunday evening. The Mohave County Sheriff’...
03:16 2019-09-04

Blues star drops F-bomb, needlessly apologizes after winning Stanley Cup F-bomb forgiven. An excited Ryan O’Reilly apologized after letting the expletive go on television Wednesday night, though he does have a valid ...
01:48 2019-06-13

'Shooting,' 'Bomb,' 'Trump': Advertisers Blacklist News Stories Online Companies are increasingly insisting their ads do not appear near articles or videos that contain any of a long list of words. The blacklists are bec...
08:32 2019-08-16

Neo-Nazi pamphlets target Cologne area hit by racist nail bomb Fifteen years after neo-Nazis bombed a Turkish neighborhood in Cologne, a new group is spreading hateful propaganda in the area. The home-delivered p...
22:16 2019-06-07

George Washington Bridge temporarily shut down after report of pipe bomb A report of a pipe bomb shut down the upper level of the George Washington Bridge in both directions for about two hours on Thursday evening before p...
07:32 2019-08-23

Triple suicide bomb attack in Nigeria targets football fans Three suicide bombers have killed 30 people in the village of Konduga in Borno, Nigeria. The attackers targeted an area where people had gathered to ...
11:16 2019-06-17

‘Pregnancy is a time bomb’ – what I learned about motherhood working in a women’s prison Pregnant women in jail are revered by other inmates – but the question of what will happen to the child is never far awayPrison is full of mothers. M...
08:48 2019-05-22

New Jersey man tried aiding Hamas, threatened to bomb Trump Tower, feds say A New Jersey man allegedly sought to help the terror group Hamas and threatened to bomb Trump Tower in New York City as well as "shoot everybody" at ...
03:16 2019-05-23

Suspected bomb blast strikes south-Sweden town, about 20 injured An explosion thought to have been a bomb rocked a residential street in the town of Linkoping in southern Sweden on Friday, damaging several building...
13:16 2019-06-07

Al Qaeda member fails to get conviction overturned for subway bomb plot An Al Qaeda member attempted to get a conviction for plotting to bomb city subways overturned on the grounds that he didn’t like his attorney —...
03:48 2019-08-21

Rights activist survives petrol bomb attack on his home in Malawi Bombing believed to be linked to Timothy Mtambo’s role at forefront of mass protests over alleged rigging of electionsThe home of a leading human rig...
08:00 2019-08-21

2 Bangladesh Cops Injured After Bomb Targeting Minister Hits Them: Report A Bangladesh minister survived a bomb blast targeting him which hit his security team's car instead and injured two police officials in Dhaka, a medi...
09:48 2019-09-01

Toxic coal waste found to be a 'ticking time bomb' across Australia Environmental Justice Australia report finds problems at ash dumps in every mainland state Soon after Sue Wynn moved up the road from the Vales Point...
18:16 2019-06-30

Watch: Matt Adams lifts Nationals past Marlins with 3-run bomb Washington Nationals first baseman Matt Adams spoiled an otherwise stellar outing from Miami Marlins starter Zac Gallen by crushing a sixth-inning th...
14:48 2019-06-27

U.S. officials knew bomb-sniffing dogs were dying from neglect in Jordan. They sent more. The State Department sent dozens of explosive-detection dogs to Jordan even after the agency in 2016 assessed a high degree of mistreatment and failu...
15:00 2019-09-16

Opinion: India's Exotic Funds Are A $40 Billion Time-Bomb For Investors Exotic funds, designed for wealthy investors, have grown to $40 billion from nothing in just seven years, expanding by 71% in the 12 months through M...
09:32 2019-06-19

Lufthansa Plane Evacuated At Belgrade Airport After Bomb Threat Call A Lufthansa plane bound for Frankfurt was evacuated at Belgrade airport on Thursday after police received a call saying a bomb was on board, the Serb...
11:32 2019-07-18

Las Vegas security guard arrested for plot to bomb synagogue or LGBTQ bar A man who worked a security guard was arrested this week for allegedly planning to firebomb a Las Vegas synagogue or a local LGTBQ bar after authorit...
15:48 2019-08-10

Former U.S. Army soldier indicted for planning to bomb rally: Justice Department A U.S. combat veteran was indicted by a federal grand jury on Wednesday for allegedly planning to bomb a rally in Long Beach, California, last month,...
20:48 2019-05-22

Intruders jump fence at U.S. nuclear reactor that uses bomb-grade fuel Two people jumped a security fence at a GE Hitachi research reactor near San Francisco, the U.S. nuclear power regulator said on Thursday, raising co...
16:16 2019-07-11

Accused neo-Nazi charged in Las Vegas with possessing bomb-making material An accused neo-Nazi sympathizer employed as a Las Vegas security guard was charged on Friday with possession of unregistered bomb-making materials th...
01:48 2019-08-10

Mexican newspaper to stop publishing print edition after bomb attack El Monitor de Parral said it will continue its digital edition, but will not cover any crime stories or news with a ‘political slant’A newspaper in n...
13:48 2019-08-01

Man who threatened to bomb Harvard ceremony for black students faces sentencing An Arizona man faces sentencing on Wednesday after admitting he made online threats to bomb Harvard University and shoot students at its first commen...
07:48 2019-07-17

Watch: Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg cracks 3-run bomb vs. Braves Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg recorded two hits in the same inning -- including a three-run homer -- during a rout of the Atlanta Br...
10:01 2019-07-19

'The planet is on fire': Bill Nye driven to F-bomb rant by climate change The beloved science educator and children’s show host appeared on Last Week Tonight to help explain carbon-pricingBill Nye is done messing around. Lo...
10:16 2019-05-21

Watch: Giants’ Kevin Pillar beats Cardinals with 440-foot bomb Kevin Pillar pelted an 0-1 fastball over the left center field fence at Busch Stadium to lead the San Francisco Giants to a dramatic victory against ...
18:16 2019-09-05

Park Slope residents say de Blasio making them targets after bomb scare Park Slopers are fretting that Mayor Bill de Blasio’s frequent jaunts to the gym have put them in danger. Brooklynites who frequent the Prospect Park...
19:32 2019-07-24

Intruders jump fence at U.S. nuclear reactor with bomb-grade fuel Two people jumped a security fence at a GE Hitachi research reactor near San Francisco, the U.S. nuclear power regulator said on Thursday, raising co...
13:32 2019-07-11

10 Kenyan police officers killed by roadside bomb near Somali border Kenyan officials say at least 10 police officers are dead after their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device near the Somali border in a suspe...
12:48 2019-06-15

With Kareem Abdul-Jabbar behind the wheel, Veronica Mars drops the bomb(er) The time has finally come for the episode we have all been waiting for: the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar-written episode of Veronica Mars. Yes, despite the ki...
12:16 2019-07-23

Swedish police shoot man at Malmo central station after bomb threat Swedish police on Monday shot and injured a man at the central station in Malmo, in southern Sweden, after witnesses said he made threats and claimed...
09:48 2019-06-10

Watch: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hits 424-foot bomb for first Toronto homer Toronto Blue Jays phenom Vladimir Guerrero Jr. swatted his first career home run in Toronto during a 6-5 loss to the Boston Red Sox at Rogers Centre....
15:16 2019-05-23

Ultra-fast bomb detection technology could boost airport security Researchers at the University of Surrey in England have developed a way to scan for and identify a wide range of bomb-making materials in just 30 sec...
16:00 2019-08-29

No claim made for Lyon bomb French anti-terrorism prosecutor says No claim of responsibility has so far been made for a bomb attack in Lyon on Friday which injured 13 people, French anti-terrorism prosecutor Remy He...
06:48 2019-05-25

Yemen rebels attack Saudi airport with bomb-carrying drone Yemen's Iranian-allied Houthi rebels said Tuesday they attacked a Saudi airport and military base with a bomb-laden drone, an assault acknowledged by...
11:32 2019-05-21

Pemex complex evacuated on bomb threat, officials say was 'false alarm' Mexican state oil firm Pemex said on Thursday its Pajaritos petrochemical complex in Veracruz state was evacuated following a bomb threat, though the...
18:16 2019-05-30

Another pipe bomb found at northwest home where teen was fatally shot TUCSON – Days after a 17-year-old died from accidentally being shot by an AK-47 at a home on the northwest side. Crews working the scene discov...
05:32 2019-06-13

Trump Allows High-Tech U.S. Bomb Parts to Be Built in Saudi Arabia Tucked into the administration’s emergency order to sell arms to Saudi Arabia is approval for Raytheon to build key components of precision-guided bo...
05:32 2019-06-07

ISIS-inspired Queens women plead guilty to NYC bomb plot Two al Qaeda and ISIS-inspired women from Queens who blabbed to an undercover federal agent for months about their plans to build bombs to set off in...
15:48 2019-08-23

| Trump says US-Taliban talks are 'dead' President Donald Trump says that long-running talks with the Taliban that were meant to end with a withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan are now "...
16:48 2019-09-10

Peace talks between US and the Taliban end without agreement Talks between the US and the Taliban ended Monday without an agreement that would end America’s longest war as both sides said they would have ...
16:00 2019-08-12

The Taliban at Camp David: Trump Says Why Not? Mr. Trump, not a frequent visitor to the “very rustic” retreat, says it is a place where presidents have hosted “pretty bad people.” Not everyone agr...
22:48 2019-09-09

| US having 'very good' discussions with Taliban - Trump US President Donald Trump hailed progress in negotiations on an Afghanistan peace deal, saying that talks with both the Taliban and the Afghan govern...
09:48 2019-08-20

U.S., Taliban end Qatar talks with no agreement United States and Taliban negotiators have ended their eighth round of peace talks in Qatar without a deal, but both sides agreed to consult with the...
13:32 2019-08-12

US, Taliban To Hold More Talks On Ending War The United States and the Taliban will open fresh negotiations next week, the US negotiator said Saturday, as he voiced hope for progress in ending A...
17:48 2019-06-22

Islamic State in Afghanistan aims to attack US, general says The Islamic State group in Afghanistan is a "very worrisome" threat to the United States, and U.S. counterterrorism efforts have yet to shrink its ex...
05:32 2019-06-13

Dominant England crush Afghanistan in World Cup warm-up "England cruised to a nine-wicket win over Afghanistan in their final World Cup warm-up at The Oval on Monday after a Jofra Archer-led bowling attack...
14:16 2019-05-27

Eoin Morgan admits 148 for England vs Afghanistan was a shock... even for him Eoin Morgan felt he was incapable of producing the record-breaking 148 from 71 balls that ushered England to a crushing 150-run victory over Afghanis...
16:16 2019-06-18

Afghan forces kill 6 civilians in eastern Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, have been mistakenly killed in an Afghan s...
11:32 2019-05-25

U.S. service member becomes 15th to be killed in Afghanistan this year A U.S. service member was killed in Afghanistan on Thursday, officials said, bringing the total number of combat deaths there this year to 15 – the h...
18:48 2019-08-30

What a wedding massacre says about Trump's plan to leave Afghanistan The marriage contract had just been signed, and the festivities were in full swing. But just as close relatives of the newlyweds were emerging from a...
11:48 2019-08-20

Peace deal in Afghanistan closer than ever before, says NATO chief NATO's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday that there was a real chance for peace in Afghanistan as U.S.-Taliban peace talks continue ...
19:32 2019-08-05

US Military Helicopter Destroyed In Afghanistan "Hard Landing" Passengers and crew aboard a US military helicopter were injured when the chopper they were travelling in was destroyed during a "hard landing" in Af...
08:16 2019-05-25

Security forces mistakenly kill 6 civilians in Afghanistan Afghan officials say at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, have been mistakenly killed in an Afghan security forces raid agains...
12:16 2019-05-25

The Army’s Failure to Train and Equip Troops in Afghanistan The recent deaths of U.S. service members in Afghanistan are part of a larger issue resulting from the Pentagon’s struggle to contend with multiple w...
12:32 2019-07-19

Trump: U.S. will maintain 8,600 troops in Afghanistan amid withdrawal President Donald Trump announced plans Thursday to maintain a presence of 8,600 troops in Afghanistan in the midst of a large-scale withdrawal from t...
06:00 2019-08-30

Trump to meet top advisers over US withdrawal from Afghanistan – live Trump to review peace plan that could end 18-year warTlaib rejects Israel’s offer to visit family in West BankSign up for the US briefing and get a n...
15:32 2019-08-16

South Africa v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the game in CardiffSri Lanka v Australia – live! Follow the OBO report nowEngland win, rain delays and autocorrect – T...
09:32 2019-06-15

After criticism from Lindsey Graham, Trump says U.S. will keep a presence in Afghanistan "We're going to keep a presence there," Trump said Thursday, days after Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) had warned him against a full or precipitous ...
18:48 2019-08-29

England v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup warmup – live! Live updates from The Oval, 10.30am (BST) startEngland’s Wood confident he will be fit for Cricket World CupAnd feel free to email Will or tweet @Wil...
05:16 2019-05-27

UK announces $215 million food, water and medical help for Afghanistan Britain on Monday announced a new 170 million-pound ($215 million) five-year aid package of urgent food, water and medicine assistance for people in ...
10:16 2019-06-17

The Afghanistan war is likely ending. One longtime correspondent asks: Was it worth it? Longtime correspondent Kevin Maurer returns to the region and asks: What did America get right, what did we get wrong — and what were the consequence...
23:16 2019-09-09

India Highlights "Terror From Beyond Afghanistan's Border" At Top UN Meet In a veiled reference to Pakistan, India has told the UN Security Council that the support and safe havens enjoyed by terror groups like the Taliban,...
10:48 2019-09-11

Rocket fire hits complex near U.S. embassy in Afghanistan An explosion and thick smoke were seen early Wednesday near the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan, on the day the United States remembered the Sept. 11 ter...
12:48 2019-09-11

Pakistani cleric who fought US forces in Afghanistan dies Maulana Sufi Mohammad, a radical cleric from Pakistan who traveled to neighboring Afghanistan to battle international forces after the 2001 U.S.-led ...
03:48 2019-07-11

2 Green Berets killed in combat in Afghanistan identified The U.S. Army’s Special Operations Command has released the names of the two Green Berets who were killed Wednesday during combat operations in Afgha...
05:32 2019-08-23

ICC prosecutor asks to appeal rejection of Afghanistan probe The International Criminal Court's prosecutor is seeking to appeal the court's rejection of an investigation into crimes linked to the conflict in Af...
12:48 2019-06-07

Afghanistan set New Zealand 173 to win: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at TauntonEngland beat Bangladesh by 106 runs in CardiffAnd feel free to email Tanya or tweet @tjaldred 7.52...
15:00 2019-06-08

The Latest: Afghanistan wins toss, bats 1st against Pakistan LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Day 31 of the Cricket World Cup (all times local): 10:15 a.m. Afghanistan skipper Gulbadin Naib won the toss and elected ...
07:16 2019-06-29

Afghanistan Recoils at Trump’s Comments About Destroying the Country The government of President Ashraf Ghani demanded an explanation and said relations with Washington should be “grounded on common interests and mutua...
12:32 2019-07-23

Trump seeking help from Pakistan to end nearly 2 decade long war in Afghanistan President Trump said he hoped Pakistan would use its influence with the Taliban to advance a peace deal and help end the nearly two-decade old U.S. w...
21:48 2019-07-22

The new Afghanistan war: Saving snow leopards and other wild treasures A first-person account of conserving Afghanistan's forgotten wildlife and landscapes, after decades of conflict, waxes lyrical about a land with ever...
15:16 2019-05-21

Cricket World Cup 2019: Afghanistan v Sri Lanka – live! Cricket World Cup updates from Cardiff, 10.30am BST startCounty cricket – live! Follow all the latest with Tanya AldredAnd why not email Tom or tweet...
05:00 2019-06-04

U.S. Tells Afghanistan It Will Withdraw Some Troops Within 135 Days of Pact Chief U.S. diplomat overseeing talks with the Taliban shared details of the proposal with the Afghan government, as the insurgents bombed the capital...
18:48 2019-09-02

Pakistan foreign minister says trust must be rebuilt with Afghanistan Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday called for trust to be rebuilt between Islamabad and Kabul as Pakistan began a new initi...
16:48 2019-06-22

Democrat subpoenas U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan to appear before panel The chairman of a top House committee on Thursday subpoenaed the U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan to testify before lawmakers next week after the S...
18:48 2019-09-12

Trump worries Afghanistan could become 'lab for terrorists' if U.S. troops leave President Trump said in an exclusive interview with Tucker Carlson that he worries withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan could lead to the country...
10:32 2019-07-02

Pak, China Want "Orderly" Foreign Troop Pullout From Afghanistan Pakistan, China and Afghanistan on Saturday called for withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan in an orderly manner, as the US and Taliban move...
19:16 2019-09-07

Why Afghanistan is skeptical of Donald Trump's Pakistan outreach US President Donald Trump discussed the Afghan conflict with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday at the White House. Both the Trump-Khan me...
10:48 2019-07-23

US paratroopers are headed to Afghanistan with these awesome drones that fit in their pockets US Army paratroopers with the 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment will deploy to Afghanistan this month with "Black Hornet" reconnaissan...
12:48 2019-07-08

Afghanistan v Australia: Cricket World Cup 2019 - live! Live updates from Bristol, 1.30pm (BST) startAustralia have a lot to do if they are to prove thesis that success is in DNAFeel free to email or tweet...
07:48 2019-06-01

'Harvard of terrorists': Trump explains why US has yet to leave Afghanistan President Trump explained why American troops are still in Afghanistan after almost 20 years of conflict during an interview that aired Monday on Tuc...
02:00 2019-07-02

Koch-Backed Groups Launch Campaign to End War in Afghanistan In a first, a grassroots organization backed by billionaire Charles Koch and typically focused on domestic priorities is broadening its focus and cal...
17:00 2019-09-18

UNAWA study: Corruption still a problem in reformed Afghanistan Amid peace talks between the United States and Afghanistan leaders, the United Nations mission in the war-scarred nation said in a study Monday susta...
09:16 2019-05-21

Heatwave Kills Nearly 400 More In Netherlands Almost 400 people more died in the Netherlands during Europe's recent record-breaking heatwave than in a regular summer week, Dutch national statisti...
07:48 2019-08-09

NYC chopper crash kills one The New York City Fire Department is responding to a report of a helicopter crash on the roof of a skyscraper in midtown Manhattan not far from Time ...
05:48 2019-06-11

Mexico Bar Arson Kills at Least 26 Attackers believed to be part of a gang started a fire at the bar in a southern port city, killing eight women and 15 men, and injuring 13 other peop...
06:32 2019-08-29

Mexico Bar Arson Kills at Least 23 Attackers believed to be part of a gang started a fire at the bar in a southern port city, killing eight women and 15 men, and injuring 13 other peop...
09:32 2019-08-28

Watch Air Force Thunderbirds perform a spectacular High Bomb Burst Cross — as you've never seen it before US Air Force photo/Bill Evans The US Air Force Thunderbirds, the Air Force's Flight Demonstration Team, perform a maneuver called the High Bomb Burs...
21:16 2019-08-16

Kingston WW2 bomb: "Controlled detonation" leaves residents' windows shattered Residents in south west London have expressed concerns over damage caused to their homes from the controlled detonation of a World War Two bomb found...
08:48 2019-05-27

Hitting the Books: 'Dirty bomb' fears spawned America's nuclear spy force Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring...
12:48 2019-09-14

Tennis star Fabio Fognini apologizes after Wimbledon outburst where he said 'a bomb should explode here' An Italian tennis star already on probation had to apologize after an outburst at Wimbledon on Saturday where he said he wanted a bomb to hit the All...
10:48 2019-07-07

Police Investigate Bomb Scare, Find 'Giant Glittery' Christmas Ornament Instead On Wednesday, London police officers were called to investigate a “possible unexploded device,” which had apparently washed onto the bank of the Rive...
12:00 2019-05-29