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.