Remains of US soldier killed in Afghanistan returned to US

U.S. 12/25/19, 10:47

The remains of a 33-year-old American soldier killed in combat in Afghanistan have been returned to the United States, arriving at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware. Sgt. 1st Class Michael J. Goble of Washington Township, New Jersey, was killed Monday ...

Officials: Blast at Afghan mosque kills 62 during prayers

Asia & Pacific 10/18/19, 09:22

An explosion rocked a mosque in eastern Afghanistan as dozens of people gathered to offer Friday players, causing the roof to collapse and killing 62 worshippers, provincial officials said. Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar, said the militant attack ...

At least 3 killed in suicide car bombing in Somali capital

Africa 05/14/19, 08:59

A police officer says a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the gate of a district headquarters in Somalia's capital, killing at least three people.Capt. Mohamed Hussein says the bomber tried to enter the Warta Nabada district headquarters, which ...

Chris McNair, father of 1963 church bombing victim, dies

U.S. 05/08/19, 21:25

Chris McNair, the father of one of four young girls killed in the 1963 bombing of a Birmingham church, died Wednesday. He was 93.His family confirmed his death Wednesday in a statement.McNair's daughter Denise was one of four girls killed ...

Suicide bombing outside Pakistan shrine kills 8

Asia & Pacific 05/08/19, 02:23

A suicide bomber attacked security forces guarding a famous Sufi shrine in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore on Wednesday, killing at least eight people and wounding 23 others, police said.Officials said it was not clear if the target was the ...

Interview: Sri Lankan president says country now safe

Asia & Pacific 05/07/19, 08:42

Sri Lanka's president says "99%" of the suspects in Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels have been arrested and their explosive materials seized.President Maithripala Sirisena said in an interview with The Associated Press on Tuesday that Sri Lanka is ...

2 arrested after clash in Sri Lanka town hit by Easter blast

World 05/06/19, 09:37

Two people were arrested after mobs attacked Muslim-owned shops and vehicles in a Sri Lankan town where a suicide bombing targeted a Catholic church on Easter, police said Monday.Residents of the seaside town of Negombo said the mostly Catholic attackers ...

Update: Cardinal says more churches could face attacks

World 05/02/19, 11:35

The Latest on attacks by an Islamic State-linked group that carried out Easter suicide bombings in Sri Lanka that killed 257 people (all times local):10 p.m.Sri Lanka's Catholic cardinal says that he has received "foreign information" that attempts would be ...

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