Bombings

August 31, 2017 - 5:52 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's state news agency says an explosion in western Turkey has injured seven people. The Anadolu Agency said the explosion took place Thursday morning and targeted a bus that was carrying prison personnel in western Izmir province. Izmir governor Erol Ayyildiz said one person...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2015 file photo, Sumiteru Taniguchi, a survivor of the 1945 atomic bombing of Nagasaki, speaks about his experience during an interview at his office in Nagasaki, southern Japan. Taniguchi, who devoted his life to seeking to abolish nuclear weapons after he was burned severely in the 1945 attack on Nagasaki, has died of cancer in his hometown in southern Japan. He was 88. Taniguchi died of cancer Wednesday at a hospital in Nagasaki, where he had been treated for the illness, according to the Japan Confederation of A- and H-Bomb Sufferers Organizations. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
August 30, 2017 - 4:07 am
TOKYO (AP) — Sumiteru Taniguchi, who devoted his life to seeking to abolish nuclear weapons after he was burned severely in the 1945 atomic bomb attack on his hometown of Nagasaki, died Wednesday of cancer. He was 88. Taniguchi died at a hospital in Nagasaki of cancer of the duodenal papilla, the...
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August 30, 2017 - 2:54 am
TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese organization of atomic bombing survivors says influential member Sumiteru Taniguchi has died of cancer in his hometown of Nagasaki. Taniguchi devoted his life to seeking to abolish nuclear weapons. The Japan Confederation of A- and H-Bomb Sufferers Organizations said...
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Afghan security guard stand in front of Kabul Bank after suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. The area where the explosion took place, in the center of the Afghan capital, is home to many businesses. The U.S. Embassy and the NATO headquarters are about 500 meters (yards) away. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
August 29, 2017 - 7:16 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bombing in a busy commercial area in Kabul near a string of banks and not far from the U.S. Embassy killed at least five people on Tuesday, Afghan officials said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack. Elsewhere, at least 13 civilians were killed in...
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An Afghan security guard stand in front of Kabul Bank after suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. The area where the explosion took place, in the center of the Afghan capital, is home to many businesses. The U.S. Embassy and the NATO headquarters are about 500 meters (yards) away. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
August 29, 2017 - 4:43 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local): 1:05 p.m. An Afghan official says at least 13 civilians, including women and children, were killed in an overnight airstrike by the Afghan security forces that targeted the Taliban in western Herat province...
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FILE - In this Saturday, May 13, 2017 file photo, two men carrying a white flag on their motorbike pass an Islamic State militant banner in western Mosul. Even as the Islamic State group’s rule is torn down in Iraq, the seeds are there for it or a successor extremist group to rise up again one day. Some among Iraq’s Sunnis, even as they denounce the group’s brutality, still suggest it had some positive goals in trying to restore morality and faith. It’s the sort of thinking that could one day turn into revisionism about the extremists, if Iraq’s Sunni minority remains disadvantaged and disgruntled. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen, File)
August 28, 2017 - 5:58 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — A car bomb ripped through a busy market area in eastern Baghdad on Monday morning, killing at least 10 people, Iraqi officials said. The explosives-laden car went off at the wholesale Jamila market in Baghdad's Shiite district of Sadr City, a police officer said. The explosion also...
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August 27, 2017 - 12:44 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local): 9:05 p.m. A local official says 10 people — both military and civilian — have been killed after a suicide car bomber attacked an Afghan army convoy in southern Helmand province. Atiqullah Khan, local director of...
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A man climbs rubble from an airstrike on a hotel in Arhab, Yemen Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. The Saudi-led coalition carried out several airstrikes in Yemen early on Wednesday, hitting a small hotel near the capital of Sanaa and killing dozens of Shiite Houthi rebels and civilians, Yemeni officials and witnesses said. (Al-Masira TV via AP)
August 25, 2017 - 7:50 am
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Saudi-led coalition's fighter jets rained bombs on Friday over the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, levelling houses packed with civilians and killing at least 14 people, including eight members of a single family, relatives and witnesses said. The family's 1-year-old baby was among those...
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Armed policemen walk on a road near Subirats, Spain, during an operation Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. A police operation was underway Monday in an area west of Barcelona, and a Spanish newspaper reports that the fugitive in the city's van attack has been captured. Regional police said officers shot a man wearing a possible explosives belt in Subirats, a small town 45 kilometers (28 miles) west of Barcelona. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
August 24, 2017 - 1:38 pm
MADRID (AP) — Spanish authorities shared information with Belgium more than a year ago about the alleged cell leader in last week's Spain attacks, but didn't have any details at the time to indicate he was dangerous, officials said Thursday. Abdelbaki Es Satty, an imam who is blamed for recruiting...
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Armed policemen walk on a road near Subirats, Spain, during an operation Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. A police operation was underway Monday in an area west of Barcelona, and a Spanish newspaper reports that the fugitive in the city's van attack has been captured. Regional police said officers shot a man wearing a possible explosives belt in Subirats, a small town 45 kilometers (28 miles) west of Barcelona. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
August 24, 2017 - 12:43 pm
MADRID (AP) — Spanish authorities shared information with Belgium more than a year ago about the alleged cell leader in last week's Spain attacks, but didn't have any details at the time to indicate he was dangerous, officials said Thursday. Abdelbaki Es Satty, an imam who is blamed for recruiting...
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