Wave of bombings in Baghdad kills 37 people

World Feb 25, 2015

Wave of bombings in Baghdad kills 37 people

A wave of bomb attacks around Baghdad killed 37 people and wounded dozens more on Tuesday, as at least seven explosions struck in or near the Iraqi capital, police and medical sources said. In the deadliest incidents, 24 people were killed in two blasts in ...

Nigerian bombings kill almost 40 in two northeastern cities

World Dec 24, 2014

Nigerian bombings kill almost 40 in two northeastern cities

At least 37 people were killed in bombings at a bus station and market in Nigeria's northeastern cities of Gombe and Bauchi, according to the police and Red Cross. The first explosives went off in a car at the Dukku motor park in Gombe, killing ...

World Oct 22, 2014

Syria air force strikes 200 times in 36 hours, monitor says

The Syrian air force carried out more than 200 airstrikes around the country in the past 36 hours, a group monitoring the war said on Tuesday, a rapid increase in government raids as U.S.-led forces bomb Islamist insurgents elsewhere. The intensified strikes by President Bashar ...

Japanese marathoners join hands in Boston

National Apr 22, 2014

Japanese marathoners join hands in Boston

Many Japanese were among the thousands of runners who crossed the 118th Boston Marathon finish line amid tightened security Monday, a year after the bombings that killed three and left more than 260 injured. "Since last year, the whole city has grown stronger, determined not ...