Suicide bombings

In this photo taken on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, police officers guard before a Russian Premier League Championship soccer match between Spartak Moscow and Tosno, with the World Cup Spartak stadium in the background, in Moscow, Russia. The World Cup marks a moment of pride for President Vladimir Putin, a long-sought opportunity to showcase Russia’s achievements and bolster its international prestige. The Russian leader has made security of the tournament the top priority, ordering sweeping measures to fend off any potential threats from the ground, sea or air. But despite the strict security regime, threats abound in Russia, which has faced an Islamist rebellion in the south and waged a military campaign in Syria. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
June 04, 2018 - 11:23 am
MOSCOW (AP) — For President Vladimir Putin, the World Cup marks a moment of pride, a long-sought opportunity to showcase Russia's achievements and bolster its international prestige. The Russian leader has made security of the tournament the top priority, ordering an array of measures to fend off...
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FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2017 file photo, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi attends a military ceremony in the courtyard at the Hotel des Invalides in Paris, France. On March 26-28, 2018 a Presidential election will be held in Egypt, with el-Sissi virtually guaranteed to win. (Charles Platiau, Pool via AP, File)
March 26, 2018 - 3:59 am
CAIRO (AP) — Here are some key events from more than seven years of turmoil and transition in Egypt, leading up to presidential election on March 26-28: —Feb. 11, 2011: Autocrat Hosni Mubarak steps down after 18 days of nationwide protests against his nearly 30-year rule. The military takes over,...
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FILE - In this Monday, March 19, 2018 file photo, supporters of Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi hold posters during a campaign rally, near the Gamaleya district where el-Sissi was born, in Cairo, Egypt. This week's presidential election is not about who wins -- that was settled long ago -- but about how many people bother to cast ballots. Authorities hope that enough people will vote for el-Sissi to lend legitimacy to the election in which the only other candidate is an obscure politician who has made no effort to challenge him. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty, File)
March 25, 2018 - 12:51 pm
CAIRO (AP) — Here are some key events from more than seven years of turmoil and transition in Egypt leading up to presidential elections on March 26-28: Feb. 11, 2011: Autocrat Hosni Mubarak steps down after 18 days of nationwide protests against his nearly 30-year rule. The military takes over,...
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March 25, 2018 - 7:31 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Two suicide bombers attacked a Shiite mosque in Afghanistan's western Herat province on Sunday, killing one person and wounding seven others in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group. Police spokesman Abdul Ahad Walizada said the toll may rise from Sunday's attack...
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Police stand guard in the street after a suicide attack in front of the Kabul university in Kabul, Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Afghan officials are reporting a large explosion on the road to a Shiite shrine in the capital, where people had gathered to mark the Persian new year. (AP Photo/ Rahmat Gul)
March 21, 2018 - 12:54 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Islamic State group suicide bomber struck on the road to a Shiite shrine in Afghanistan's capital on Wednesday, killing at least 33 people as Afghans celebrated the Persian new year, authorities said. Wahid Majro, spokesman for The Public Health Ministry, said 65 others...
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Police patrol the streets after a suicide attack in front of the Kabul university in Kabul, Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Afghan officials are reporting a large explosion on the road to a Shiite shrine in the capital, where people had gathered to mark the Persian new year. (AP Photo/ Rahmat Gul)
March 21, 2018 - 10:15 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on a suicide bombing near a Shiite shrine in Afghanistan (all times local): 4:10 p.m. An Afghan official says the death toll has risen to 31 in a suicide bombing attack near a Shiite shrine in western Kabul. Wahid Majro, spokesman for the Public Health Ministry...
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March 21, 2018 - 6:06 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Monitoring group: Islamic State claims suicide bombing near Shiite shrine in Afghanistan that killed 26 people.
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March 18, 2018 - 11:11 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An attacker dressed in a school uniform set off a grenade amid a group of hundreds of university students in Afghanistan's capital on Sunday, killing himself and wounding five students, according to the district police chief. Nasir Nadery said the attacker, who slipped...
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A reporter raises her hands to ask a question of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, after he announced that the office of special counsel Robert Mueller says a grand jury has charged 13 Russian nationals and several Russian entities, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, in Washington. The defendants are accused of violating U.S. criminal laws to interfere with American elections and the political process. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
February 17, 2018 - 7:01 am
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February 12, 2018 - 6:09 am
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has convicted a suspect for killing a Coptic priest in a poor Cairo district last year and sentenced him to death. The Cairo Criminal Court said the defendant, Ahmed Saeed, attacked the 40-year-old cleric, Samaan Shehata, with a knife in the city of al-Salam,...
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