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Kabul death toll rises to 90

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani has condemned the “cowardly” truck bomb attack that ripped through the heart of Kabul’s diplomatic district, killing at least 90 people and wounding hundreds. The powerful explosion on Wednesday was described by officials as “one of the biggest” to have hit the Afghan capital. The explosives[…]

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22 killed in blast outside Manchester concert

UK police on Tuesday raised the death toll in a blast at an Ariana Grande concert attended by thousands of young fans in Manchester, northern England, to at least 22 people, reiterating that they were treating it a “terrorist incident”. Ian Hopkins, chief constable for Great Manchester, said children were[…]

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6 injured in explosion in Vanguard Est

Police are investigating the circumstances around an explosion at a house in Vanguard estate in Athlone on Monday night, in which six teenagers were seriously injured. Paramedics responded to reports of a hand grenade explosion at a house in Goud Street in Vanguard Estate. On arrival, paramedics found that six people were[…]

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Deadly blast kills at least 20 in Kabul protest

Twin explosions targetting protesters in Kabul have killed at least 20 people and wounded 160 others, said Health Ministry spokesman Ismail Kawusi. Photographs posted on social media showed bodies, apparently at the site of the explosion, close to where thousands of people had been protesting over the route of a[…]

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Passengers flee two blasts at brussels airport

Brussels’ Zaventem Airport has been evacuated on Tuesday following two explosions that rocked the departure’s hall, reported an Al Arabiya News Channel correspondent. The cause of the two explosions are unknown, according to Belgian media reports. Unconfirmed reports say one of the explosions occurred near the American Airlines check-in desk.[…]

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Afghan capital Kabul rocked by deadly explosion

An explosion has hit near the Russian embassy in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, killing at least four people and wounding 24 others, the country’s interior ministry said. Sources told Al Jazeera that a suicide bomber targeted an Afghan vehicle, reportedly carrying government personnel, in the attack on Wednesday afternoon. Another witness[…]

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Turkey says Istanbul suicide bomber linked to ISIL

A Saudi-born suicide bomber affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group has detonated a bomb in a historic district of Istanbul, killing at least 10 people, including at least eight Germans, officials say. Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said the bomber who carried out the[…]

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