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Bomb blasts overshadow Clinton’s India visit

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrives in India on Monday for a three-day visit overshadowed by the triple blasts in Mumbai last week that killed 19 people and injured more than 100. No-one has claimed responsibility for Wednesday’s attack and the initial police investigation has failed to unearth any…

Seven deminers beheaded in Afghanistan

Seven deminers kidnapped in western Afghanistan have been beheaded by their abductors, police said Sunday, as NATO announced the deaths of three soldiers in Taliban attacks. The seven were part of a group of 28 deminers who were snatched on Wednesday in a district that is the focus of the…

Bomb kills 10 in northern Nigeria: military source, witness

A bomb blast at a police beer garden killed at least 10 people Sunday in the troubled northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, a military source and a witness said. “The bomb was planted at the middle of the ‘mammy market’ and at least 10 people have been killed and several…

At least 20 dead in Afghan hospital bomb attack

PULI ALAM, Afghanistan (AFP) – A bomb at an Afghan hospital on Saturday killed at least 20 people including women and children, days after US President Barack Obama said 10,000 US forces would leave the country this year. The brazen suicide car bombing in Logar province, about 75 kilometres (45…

Ten killed in three explosions in western Iraq

RAMADI, Iraq — At least three explosions near provincial government offices in the western Iraqi city of Ramadi killed 10 people and wounded 15 on Thursday evening, security officials said. Two other officials said a fourth explosion took place in the city, 100 kilometres (60 miles) west of Baghdad, as…

Bomb attacks against Iraqi police kill 29, wound 90

KIRKUK, Iraq – A spate of bomb attacks against police in Iraq’s disputed oil-rich city of Kirkuk on Thursday killed at least 29 people, the worst violence to hit the country in nearly two months. A further 90 people were wounded in the three attacks, which drew condemnation from the…

Bomb defused ahead of queen’s Ireland visit

LONDON — A bomb was defused near Dublin ahead of a visit by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth scheduled to start Tuesday, Irish police said. “A viable explosive device was found on a bus yesterday evening in Maynooth,” near Dublin, a spokesman said, adding that police had been tipped off by an…

Unexploded cluster bomb kills three Iraqi children

DIWANIYAH, Iraq — Three young boys were killed and another was badly wounded on Sunday when an unexploded cluster bomb detonated in south Iraq, medical and security officials said. The children, who officials estimated were aged between six and 12, were playing in a garden in the village of Al-Attah,…

Ron Paul ‘money bomb’ rakes in over $700K in one day

Money poured into an online “money bomb” fundraiser for Texas Rep. Ron Paul (R) on Thursday ahead of a Fox News Republican presidential debate. As of 7:00pm EST, the libertarian-leaning congressman had accumulated over $700,000, according to his website. A previous “money bomb” fundraiser in February raised around $700,000 for…

Homemade bomb found at mall near Columbine high

DENVER (Reuters) – A busy shopping mall near Columbine High School was evacuated on Wednesday after authorities responding to a small fire at the retail complex found two propane tanks and a pipe bomb, officials said. Twelve years to the day after two Columbine High School students shot dead a…

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