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Serbia, Kosovo mark start of NATO intervention 20 years ago

Mar. 24, 2019 4:50 PM EDT

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Twenty years after NATO intervened to stop Serbia's onslaught in Kosovo, Belgrade on Sunday commemorated the victims of what it says was an aggression while Kosovo hailed the beginning of its national liberation. The staunchly opposed views of the two former war foes reflect...

US backed Syrian force clears area retaken from IS

Mar. 24, 2019 2:50 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-backed Syrian fighters cleared explosives in the last area retaken from the Islamic State group on Sunday and arrested a number of militants hiding in tunnels, a day after declaring military victory and the end of the extremists' self-styled caliphate. The U.S.-led coalition said the...

Extremists attack Somalia govt office, minister among 5 dead

Mar. 23, 2019 2:21 PM EDT

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Gunmen set off a suicide car bombing and then stormed a government building in Somalia's capital Saturday, killing at least five people including the country's deputy labor minister, police said. It was the latest attack by Islamic extremists in the troubled Horn of Africa nation....

Twin bombing at Afghan ceremony kills 4, including official

Mar. 23, 2019 8:06 AM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A twin bombing at a public ceremony in southern Afghanistan on Saturday killed at least four people, including a provincial official, and wounded more than 30, officials said. Omar Zwak, spokesman for the governor of Helmand province, said the bombings targeted a celebration of...

Irish authorities find parcel bomb similar to UK packages

Mar. 22, 2019 11:28 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Authorities in Ireland say a parcel bomb found at an Irish postal depot appears identical to a series of devices sent to Britain earlier this month. Irish leader Leo Varadkar said it was found at a return mail office in Limerick. The Irish police, the Garda, called military bomb disposal...

Russian court convicts Ukrainian teen of plotting bombing

Mar. 22, 2019 10:52 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court on Friday sentenced a Ukrainian teenager to six years in prison for plotting a bombing in a Russian school. Pavlo Gryb is one of many Ukrainians who have been put on trial in Russia in the past years for various crimes since Russia's annexation of the Crimean Peninsula from...

Islamic State group claims Kabul attack on Shiite shrine

Mar. 22, 2019 4:15 AM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a string of bombings near a Shiite shrine and cemetery in the Afghan capital the day before that killed six people and wounded 20. The Sunni militant group, which has repeatedly targeted Afghanistan's minority Shiites, said in...

Florida man pleads guilty to mailing bombs to Trump foes

Mar. 21, 2019 7:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida man pleaded guilty Thursday to sending pipe bombs to CNN and prominent critics of President Donald Trump in a wave of attacks that harmed no one but spread fear of political violence across the U.S. for days leading up to last fall's midterm elections. Cesar Sayoc, 57, shackled at...

The Latest: Man pleads guilty to mailing bombs to Trump foes

Mar. 21, 2019 5:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a Florida man charged with mailing explosives to critics of President Donald Trump (all times local): 4:43 p.m. A Florida man has pleaded guilty to sending a wave of pipe bombs to CNN and prominent critics of President Donald Trump. Cesar Sayoc entered the plea Thursday before...

Germany questions ex-Stasi agents on Lockerbie plane bombing

Mar. 21, 2019 12:57 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors in Berlin and the neighboring German state of Brandenburg are interviewing former members of East Germany's secret police about the 1988 Lockerbie plane bombing, according to officials and media reports. All 259 people on board and 11 people on the ground were killed when Pan Am...