AFP - World stock markets mainly climbed on Friday as investors awaited more key US earnings news and economic data but share prices slid in Jakarta, scene of twin fatal bomb blasts blamed on terrorism.
OS, Nigeria — Boko Haram assaulted three villages in northern Nigeria, killing 48 people, residents said Wednesday, hours after twin bombings claimed at least 118 lives in this central city in an attack the government blamed on the Islamic extremists.
The best clues to the identity of terrorists who planted bombs at the Boston Marathon lie in the explosive devices themselves.
Monday night the FBI said it was too soon to say whether domestic or foreign attackers were responsible for the twin bombs that caused chaos and devastation.
But Fred Burton, vice president of intelligence at Strategic Forecasting in Austin, Texas, said forensic scientists would glean plenty of information from the bomb remnants.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Two explosions targeting the Iranian embassy hit the Lebanese capital Beirut on Tuesday killing at least 23 people and damaging buildings around the embassy compound, medical sources and witnesses said.
PATNA, India — A series of small bomb blasts killed five people and injured dozens Sunday in an east Indian city just before a massive campaign rally by the country’s main opposition prime ministerial candidate in a nearby park.
After the six homemade bombs went off in the Bihar state capital of Patna, panic and confusion erupted briefly among the hundreds of thousands of people gathered in the park to hear Narendra Modi of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party speak.
Twin bomb blasts at a crowded supermarket killed at least 15 people and injured more than 60 in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar late on Saturday, police said.The explosions took place in the Khyber Super Market, which is surrounded by residential flats for students, shops, a fruit juices kiosk and a hotel."At least 15 people were killed and more than 60 injured in the blasts," senior local police official Ijaz Khan told AFP, saying the blasts were just four minutes apart.