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Pakistan arrests woman allegedly targeting Chinese workers

May. 16, 2022 13:55 PM EDT

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani security forces acting on intelligence arrested a woman who was allegedly planning attacks on Chinese working on construction projects in the southwest, authorities said Monday. The arrest was announced by the counter-terrorism department in...

Suicide bomber kills 6, gunmen kill 2 Sikhs in NW Pakistan

May. 15, 2022 09:41 AM EDT

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide bombing near a security forces vehicle killed three soldiers and three children in northwest Pakistan near the border with Afghanistan on Sunday, while gunmen shot dead two minority Sikhs in Peshawar, officials said. A military statement said the...

Bombing targets Pakistani security forces, kills passerby

May. 12, 2022 15:55 PM EDT

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A roadside bombing targeted a van carrying Pakistani security forces in the southern port city of Karachi on Thursday, killing a passerby and wounding 13 people, police said. According to Sajjad Khan, a local police chief, the attack took place in the...

Police: 4 killed in Somalia blast ahead of presidential vote

May. 11, 2022 06:30 AM EDT

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somali police say at least four people have been killed by a suicide explosion that targeted a checkpoint near the airport in the capital, Mogadishu. “I saw four people dead at the scene. Two of them were government soldiers who died immediately after...

Prince William gives personal tribute to bombing victims

May. 10, 2022 12:04 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Prince William spoke of his own grief Tuesday as he gave a personal tribute to the families of 22 people who were killed when a suicide bomber targeted an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena five years ago. William and his wife. Kate, were attending the official...

Ukraine: Russia using 'missile terrorism' in wide attacks

May. 04, 2022 21:38 PM EDT

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Complaining that the West is "stuffing Ukraine with weapons,” Russia bombarded railroad stations and other supply-line targets across the country, as the European Union moved to further punish Moscow for the war Wednesday by proposing a ban on oil imports. ...

Norman Mineta, transportation secretary in 9/11 era, dies

May. 03, 2022 21:13 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Norman Mineta, who broke racial barriers for Asian Americans serving in high-profile government posts and ordered commercial flights grounded after the 9/11 terror attacks as the nation's federal transportation secretary, died Tuesday. He was 90. John...

Norman Mineta, who as federal transportation secretary ordered flights grounded after 9/11 terror attacks, has died.

May. 03, 2022 16:17 PM EDT
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Norman Mineta, who as federal transportation secretary ordered flights grounded after 9/11 terror attacks, has died.

Suicide blast in southern Pakistan kills 3 Chinese, driver

Apr. 26, 2022 11:31 AM EDT

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — An explosion ripped through a van inside a university campus in southern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing three Chinese nationals and their Pakistani driver, officials said. A separatist militant group claimed responsibility and said the attack was carried out by a woman...

Prosecutor: NJ man eyed US targets for terror attack

Apr. 25, 2022 17:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A prosecutor told jurors in an opening statement Monday that a New Jersey software developer was actually a highly trained terrorist scoping out U.S. landmarks for attack from 2000 to 2005. Alexei Saab, 45, of Morristown, New Jersey, had a double identity while he...