Terrorism

July 28, 2018 - 7:11 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a bomb has exploded near a training center for midwives in the capital of eastern Nangarhar province. Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor, called the explosion a terrorist attack and said there was a "strong blast" near the...
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FILE- In this Monday July 16, 2018, file photo a supporter of Soumaila Cisse, Opposition Presidential candidate, Union for the Republic and Democracy party hold a poster that reads '' Together lets restore hope'' during an election campaign rally in Yanfolila, Mali. Mali's voters have been warned: Months before the presidential election scheduled to take place Sunday, July 29, 2018, the local branch of al-Qaida issued a statement telling people in this increasingly volatile West African nation to stay away from the polls. (AP Photo/Baba Ahmed,File)
July 27, 2018 - 10:52 am
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Mali's voters have been warned: Months before Sunday's presidential election, the local branch of al-Qaida issued a statement telling people in this increasingly volatile West African nation to stay away from the polls. High-profile attacks by a number of extremist groups,...
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FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2017, file photo, Russell Langi Salic, center, a Filipino doctor accused by U.S. authorities of plotting attacks in New York City, including in concert venues and Times Square, arrives at a trial court for his extradition hearing in Manila, Philippines. A Philippine court on Friday, July 27, 2018, granted a U.S. government request for the extradition of the Filipino doctor suspected by U.S. authorities of being an Islamic State group sympathizer and plotting bombings and shootings at New York City concert venues, subway stations and Times Square. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File)
July 27, 2018 - 7:05 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine court has granted a U.S. government request for the extradition of a Filipino doctor suspected by U.S. authorities of being an Islamic State group sympathizer and plotting bombings and shootings at New York City concert venues, subway stations and Times...
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July 26, 2018 - 12:44 pm
PARIS (AP) — An Air China flight to Beijing returned to Paris on Thursday after an airline employee misunderstood a calling passenger and thought he was reporting a bomb on the plane, Paris airport police said. China's official Xinhua News Agency initially reported that the plane turned back...
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July 25, 2018 - 9:20 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Japan has executed all six members of a doomsday cult who remained on death row for a series of crimes in the 1990s including a sarin gas attack on Tokyo subways that killed 13 people. Justice Minister Yoko Kamikawa said the six men were hanged Thursday morning. Thirteen members of the...
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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrians inspect the site of a suicide attack in Sweida, Syria, Wednesday, July 25, 2018. Syrian state media say dozens of people have been killed in a suicide attack in the country's south, blaming the bombing on Islamic State militants. (SANA via AP)
July 25, 2018 - 7:00 pm
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Islamic State fighters ambushed a city and several villages in southern Syria on Wednesday, triggering ferocious clashes between residents and the militants that provincial health officials said killed more than 200 people. The coordinated attacks across the province of...
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A man mourns the death of his family member at the site of a bombing in Quetta, Pakistan, Wednesday, July 25, 2018. A suicide bomber struck outside a crowded polling station in Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta, killing dozens of people as Pakistanis cast ballots Wednesday to democratically elect a civilian government.(AP Photo/Arshad Butt)
July 25, 2018 - 9:09 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A suicide bomber on a motorcycle rammed into people waiting outside a busy polling station in the Pakistani city of Quetta on Wednesday, killing at least 31 and casting a dark shadow on what was to be a historic day for the country as Pakistanis cast ballots to elect their thirds...
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