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At least 34 killed as Afghan bus hits 'Taliban' bomb

Jul 31, 2019 - 2:11 PM

(UPDATED) The blast rips through a passenger bus on a main highway in Farah province, at around 0130 GMT, authorities say, killing mainly women and children

ROADSIDE BUS BOMBING. An Afghan man injured when a bus hit a roadside bomb on the Kandahar-Herat highway is treated by medical staff at a hospital in Herat on July 31, 2019. Photo by Hoshang Hashimi/AFP

Vietnamese relatives of bus blast victims arrive in Egypt

Dec 30, 2018 - 10:59 PM

A group of 5, which included family members, arrives in the capital two days after a blast hit a tour bus killing 3 Vietnamese holidaymakers and an Egyptian guide

EGYPT BUS BLAST. Vietnam's ambassador to Egypt (C) arrives outside the hospital where Vietnamese victims of an attack on a tourist bus where taken in Al-Haram district in the Egyptian capital Cairo's western twin city of Giza on December 28, 2018. Photo by AFP

Tourists throng Egypt pyramids after bombing, but future clouded

Dec 30, 2018 - 10:03 AM

Egyptians working at the world-famous tourist site are concerned the bombing's aftermath may affect their livelihoods

THRIVING AGAIN. Tourists gather at the Giza pyramids necropolis on the southwestern outskirts of the Egyptian capital Cairo on December 29, 2018. Photo by Mohamed El-Shahed/AFP

Egypt kills 40 'terrorists' in crackdown after Giza attack

Dec 29, 2018 - 7:20 PM

The suspects are killed in separate raids in the Giza governorate – the scene of a deadly bombing on Friday – and in the restive Sinai Peninsula, the interior ministry says

TOURIST BUS BOMBING. This picture taken on December 28, 2018 shows a tourist bus which was attacked being towed away from the scene, in Giza province, south of the Egyptian capital Cairo. Photo by Mohamed el-Shahed/AFP

15 dead as gunmen storm Afghan government building, 11 killed in bus bombing

Jul 31, 2018 - 4:32 PM

(4th UPDATE) The attack ends after more than 5 hours of intense fighting between militants and security forces

ATTACK. An Afghan security personnel stands guard atop a vehicle near the site of suicide attack as an ongoing attack between Afghan security force and suicide attackers in Jalalabad on July 31, 2018. Photo by Noorullah Shirzada/AFP

At least 26 killed in Kabul car bomb claimed by Taliban

Jul 24, 2017 - 11:31 AM

6th UPDATE The bus s charred remains are left smoking in the middle of the road as the wounded are rushed to hospitals in ambulances as well as private cars and taxis The Taliban claims responsibility for the blast

CHARRED. Afghan security forces remove a damaged bus after a car bomb attack in western Kabul on July 24, 2017. Wakil Kohsar/AFP

Police suspect greed not terror in Dortmund team attack

Apr 21, 2017 - 11:27 PM

Police say the man identified only as 28 year old Sergej W was hoping to profit from a drop in the football team s share price as a result of last week s attack

TARGET. The damaged bus of Borussia Dortmund is pictured after an explosion some 10km away from the stadium prior to the UEFA Champions League 1st leg quarter-final football match BVB Borussia Dortmund v Monaco in Dortmund, western Germany on April 11, 2017. Carsten Linhoff / dpa / AFP

Blast targets bus in downtown Kabul during rush hour

Mar 13, 2017 - 11:17 PM

At least one woman is killed with 19 others wounded in the blast which left the bus badly mangled and the area littered with smoldering debris and twisted metal

SAF officer arrested for 2011 Makati bus explosion acquitted

Aug 06, 2015 - 8:56 PM

A Makati court notes the prosecution s vain attempt to pin down PO2 Arnold Mayo when there was enough evidence he was in Basilan at the time of the blast

BOMB BLAST. President Benigno Aquino III (right) inspects the Newman Gold Liner Inc bus that exploded in Makati City in 2011. EPA/Jay Morales/Malacañang Photo Bureau

4 injured in Surigao Norte bus bombing

Feb 04, 2015 - 7:03 PM

The Bachelor Express bus was halfway from Surigao City to Tandag City when it was bombed in Claver Surigao de Norte

Grace Poe for 2016, Post-Hagupit aid, Bukidnon bombing | The wRap

Dec 10, 2014 - 8:06 PM

Senator Poe says she’s open to running for higher office in 2016 At least 390 000 people need food and temporary shelter after typhoon Hagupit The military blames breakaway group BIFF for the deadly bombing in the southern Philippines a claim the group denies

6 hurt in Sultan Kudarat bus bombings

Dec 30, 2012 - 10:16 AM

Six people were injured when two buses were bombed on a southern Philippines highway police and the military said Sunday