Chilean officials say man died while handling bomb

Sep 26, 2014

Chilean officials say man died while handling bomb

A man handling a bomb died when the device exploded in downtown Santiago on Thursday, officials said, adding to a string of blasts in Chile’s capital. Prosecutor Claudio Orellana said the unknown young man “had been manipulating a homemade explosive artefact, and in those ...

'Canadian Idol' contestant acquitted on terrorism charge

Aug 20, 2014

'Canadian Idol' contestant acquitted on terrorism charge

A former “Canadian Idol” contestant was acquitted on Tuesday of conspiring to facilitate terrorism, with the judge finding insufficient evidence that he intended to join a plot. Khurram Syed Sher, an Ontario doctor whose 2010 arrest got international attention because of his appearance on ...

China state media play down deadly blasts at party HQ

Nov 7, 2013

China state media play down deadly blasts at party HQ

Chinese official media Thursday downplayed a series of deadly blasts that struck near a provincial headquarters of the ruling Communist Party, warning against overstating their impact. Authorities have not indicated a possible motive for Wednesday’s incident, which follows a fiery attack in Tiananmen Square ...