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Peace worker target of bomb attack in Cotabato City – police

Police and military personnel inspect a burnt vehicle after a powerful bomb exploded in Cotabato city, southern Philippines on Monday Aug. 5, 2013.  AP FILE PHOTO

Authorities here said Tuesday’s bomb attack that injured a soldier and a sidewalk vendor could have been intended for the man who owned the jeep where the bomb was planted.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Grenade lobbed at building in Manila

BOMB SQUAD TO THE RESCUE  A member of Manila Police District’s Explosives and Ordnance Division prepares to detonate a hand grenade lobbed at a building on Taft Avenue on Monday morning.  RICHARD A. REYES

Bomb experts detonated on Monday morning a grenade lobbed at a building on Taft Avenue, Manila, the third time the building has been targeted in a month’s time, according to authorities.

Posted: August 19th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Cotabato City to hold candle ceremony on anniversary of deadly bombing

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Local government officials here were to lead later Tuesday a candle lighting ceremony to commemorate a terrorist bombing here last year that killed eight persons and wounded at least 40 others.

Posted: August 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Egypt policeman killed defusing bomb near president palace

Egyptian police officers investigate the site of an explosion in 6 October city, a suburb southwest of Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, June 28, 2014. AP FILE PHOTO

An Egyptian police colonel was killed and several policemen wounded on Monday when a bomb they were trying to defuse near the presidential palace in Cairo exploded, the interior ministry said.

Posted: June 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Suicide bomber hits rouge Libyan general’s forces

In this image made from video provided by the Libyan national army via AP Television, smoke rises over the parliament area after troops of Gen. Khalifa Hifter targeted Islamist lawmakers and officials at the parliament in Tripoli, Libya, Sunday, May 18, 2014. Forces loyal to a rogue Libyan general attacked the country's parliament Sunday, expanding his eastern offensive against Islamists into the heart of the country's capital. AP FILE PHOTO

A Libyan security official says a suicide car bomber has targeted a checkpoint manned by troops loyal to a rogue Libyan general outside the eastern city of Benghazi, wounding three people.

Posted: June 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »