Why women put on the suicide vest

Commentary / World Apr 12, 2016

Why women put on the suicide vest

by Tobin Harshaw

On a list of history's most notorious assassins, alongside John Wilkes Booth, Lee Harvey Oswald and Gavrilo Princip, the name Thenmozhi Rajaratnam would probably draw mostly blank stares. But in her way, the Tamil Tiger terrorist — who blew up herself, the Indian leader ...

Suicide bombers kill at least 26 at two north Nigeria bus stations

World Feb 25, 2015

Suicide bombers kill at least 26 at two north Nigeria bus stations

Suicide bombers struck two bus stations in different parts of northern Nigeria on Tuesday, killing at least 26 people and wounding scores in what bore the hallmarks of revenge attacks by embattled Islamist militant group Boko Haram. In the first one, a suicide bomber rushed ...

Female suicide bombers kill six in north Nigeria city

World Dec 11, 2014

Female suicide bombers kill six in north Nigeria city

Two female suicide bombers killed at least six people at a textile market in Kano, Nigeria, less than two weeks after a series of blasts killed more than 100 at a mosque in northern Nigeria's biggest city. Another nine people were injured in Wednesday's attack, ...