German police arrest 3 suspected of extremist bomb plot

Europe 01/30/19, 05:13

German authorities arrested three suspected Islamic extremists Wednesday on allegations they were planning a bombing attack, and searched properties in three states in connection with their investigation.Federal prosecutors said Iraqis Shahin F. and Hersh F., both 23, and Rauf S., 36, were taken into custody in an early morning ...

Duterte to visit site of bombings that killed at least 20

World 01/27/19, 21:59

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and his top security officials are scheduled to visit the southern Philippines where suspected Islamic militants bombed a Catholic cathedral during Sunday Mass, killing at least 20 people.Duterte's office vowed earlier to "pursue to the ends of the earth" the perpetrators of the attack. The president ...

Update: Philippine church bomb death toll rises to 27

World 01/27/19, 01:54

The Latest on a bomb attack targeting a church in the southern Philippines (all times local):2:50 p.m.The death toll in the bombing of a cathedral on a southern Philippine island has risen to 27 with 77 others wounded.According to the latest tally provided by regional police, the dead included 20 ...

20 dead as bombs target Sunday Mass in Philippine cathedral

World 01/27/19, 01:09

Two bombs minutes apart tore through a Roman Catholic cathedral on a southern Philippine island where Muslim militants are active, killing at least 20 people and wounding 111 others during a Sunday Mass, officials said. Witnesses said the first blast inside the Jolo cathedral in the provincial capital sent churchgoers, some ...

2 men expected to plead guilty in Minnesota mosque bombing

U.S. 01/24/19, 00:51

Two of three militia members accused of bombing a Minnesota mosque and attempting to bomb an Illinois women's clinic are expected to enter guilty pleas.Twenty-nine-year-old Michael McWhorter and 23-year-old Joe Morris are scheduled to appear Thursday in U.S. District Court in Minnesota for a change of plea hearing. This typically ...

Colombia pressures Cuba to turn over ELN rebel leaders

America 01/21/19, 14:40

Colombia is pressuring Cuba to turn over leaders of the South American nation's last remaining rebel group who had been on the island for peace talks that have been stifled by the bombing of a police academy that left 21 dead.The National Liberation Army claimed responsibility Monday for the car ...

Islamic State group targets US convoy in northeast Syria

World 01/21/19, 10:38

An Islamic State suicide bomber targeted a joint convoy of U.S. and allied Kurdish forces in northern Syria on Monday, marking the second attack against U.S. troops in less than a week and further highlighting the dangers surrounding U.S. plans to withdraw forces after a declaration that the extremist group ...

Car bomb blast in Northern Ireland; no injuries reported

Europe 01/20/19, 06:11

Northern Ireland police and politicians have condemned a "reckless" car bombing outside a courthouse in the city of Londonderry.The device was placed inside a hijacked delivery vehicle and exploded Saturday night as police, who had received a warning, were evacuating the area. There were no reports of injuries.The Police Service ...

Hope dashed for families of Colombia cadets killed in attack

America 01/19/19, 14:53

Relatives of cadets killed in a car bombing at a police academy in Colombia are now enduring the cruel task of trying to identify their loved ones.Many victims hailed from impoverished, conflict-ridden parts of Colombia and represented the prospect of a more prosperous future for their families.Victor Quiroga is a ...

Trump salutes remains of 4 Americans killed in Syria attack

Politics 01/19/19, 14:00

A solemn procession. A long salute. A chaplain's prayer. President Donald Trump traveled to Delaware's Dover Air Force Base on Saturday to pay his respects to the returning remains of four Americans who were killed this week in a suicide bomb attack in Syria. The bombing, which was the deadliest assault on ...

Update: Trump at ceremony for Americans killed in Syria

Politics 01/19/19, 13:17

The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Dover Air Force Base (all times local): 1:10 p.m. President Donald Trump is at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware for a ceremony honoring the four Americans killed in a suicide bombing in Syria this week. The president stood solemnly and saluted the remains of ...

Colombia asks Cuba to arrest ELN leaders

America 01/19/19, 04:31

Following a deadly suicide truck bombing on a police academy near Bogota, the president of Colombia has called on Cuba to arrest 10 commanders of the Colombian ELN rebel group who are in Havana. Iva

Colombia blames ELN for bomb, presses Cuba to arrest leaders

America 01/19/19, 00:03

Colombia called on Cuba to arrest 10 National Liberation Army commanders currently in Havana for stalled peace talks after a car bombing blamed on the leftist rebels killed 21 people and injured dozens at a police academy in Bogota.President Ivan Duque said late Friday that he had revoked a decree ...

Update: Death toll in Colombia car bombing rises to 21

America 01/18/19, 05:56

The Latest on the car bombing in Bogota (all times local):5:50 a.m.Colombian authorities said the death toll from a car bombing at a police academy in the capital has risen to 21.The police in a statement said that 10 of 68 people injured by Thursday's blast remain hospitalized.President Ivan Duque ...

Indonesia leader to free radical cleric behind Bali bombings

World 01/18/19, 05:31

The ailing 80-year-old radical cleric who inspired the Bali bombers and other violent extremists in Indonesia will be released from prison, Indonesia's president said Friday, slashing a 15-year sentence.The announcement of Abu Bakar Bashir's imminent release came during campaigning for a presidential election due in April in which opponents of ...

8 dead in car bombing at police academy in Colombia capital

America 01/17/19, 11:24

At least eight people were killed and another 10 injured in a car bombing at a police academy in Colombia's capital on Thursday, authorities said.The scene outside the General Santander police academy in southern Bogota was chaotic in the immediate aftermath of the explosion, with ambulances and helicopters rushing to ...

Famed Naples pizzeria latest target of bombs linked to mob

Business 01/16/19, 08:54

A popular Naples pizzeria is the latest target of bombings in the area which Italian authorities have linked to mobsters.A small blast outside Pizzeria Sorbillo in the city's historic center early Wednesday damaged the eatery's metal grating.The ANSA news agency said eight bombs have targeted Naples-area businesses in recent days. ...

Taliban suicide bomber kills 4, wounds over 100 in Kabul

World 01/15/19, 06:49

A Taliban suicide bomber killed at least four people and wounded scores when he detonated an explosive-laden vehicle late in the evening in the Afghan capital, officials said Tuesday.It was the latest in a relentless wave of near daily attacks by the Taliban, who now hold sway over about half ...

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