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IS roadside bomb in Iraq leaves 5 peshmerga dead, 4 wounded

Nov. 28, 2021 06:05 AM EST

BAGHDAD (AP) — A roadside bomb attack by Islamic State group fighters in northern Iraq killed five Kurdish forces and wounded four others, Kurdish state news agency Rudaw reported Sunday. The peshmerga fighters were killed in the Garmian district in Iraq's Kurdish-run...

Kenyan, South African presidents urge cease-fire in Ethiopia

Nov. 23, 2021 09:35 AM EST

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa have called for increased cooperation to bring peace to conflict-ridden regions in Africa, at the start of the Kenyan leader's two-day state visit to South Africa. ...

Taxi driver hurt in UK blast says it's a miracle he's alive

Nov. 21, 2021 10:08 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — A taxi driver injured when his passenger’s homemade bomb exploded in the northwest England city of Liverpool a week ago said Sunday that it’s a “miracle” he is alive. In a message issued through the police, David Perry said he was “so thankful...

Israel returns Palestinian remains after mix up of bodies

Nov. 20, 2021 16:07 PM EST

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israeli officials confirmed Saturday they successfully returned the remains of a 14-year-old Palestinian after mistakenly handing back a different corpse to the teenager’s family the previous evening. Amjad Abu Sultan was killed last month while allegedly...

Ex-girlfriend who reported bomber ID files suit over reward

Nov. 20, 2021 14:40 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The ex-girlfriend of the man who detonated an explosive in downtown Nashville last Christmas has filed a lawsuit, saying she should receive $284,000 in rewards offered after the blast. Pamela Perry filed suit Friday in Davidson County Chancery...

Israel returns wrong body to family of slain Palestinian

Nov. 19, 2021 14:52 PM EST

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israeli soldiers on Friday went to return the remains of a Palestinian teenager who was killed in October while allegedly throwing firebombs in the occupied West Bank, only to be told by the family that it was the body of someone else. The...

UK police: Taxi bomb could have caused 'significant' harm

Nov. 19, 2021 06:24 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — The homemade bomb that killed a man in a taxi in Liverpool contained ball bearings and would have caused “significant injury or death” if it had exploded in different circumstances, British police said Friday. The suspected bomb-maker, Emad Al...

Uganda police kill 5, including cleric, after bomb blasts

Nov. 18, 2021 14:12 PM EST

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan authorities have killed at least five people, including a Muslim cleric, accused of having ties to the extremist group responsible for Tuesday's suicide bombings in the capital, police said Thursday. Four men were killed in a shootout in...

Police say Liverpool attacker bought bomb parts for 6 months

Nov. 17, 2021 06:27 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — The suspect who was killed in a Liverpool taxi explosion spent at least six months buying components for a bomb and appears to have acted alone, British police said Wednesday. Emad Al Swealmeen, 32, died when a blast ripped through the cab in which he was...

2 explosions rock Uganda's capital, Kampala, killing 3

Nov. 16, 2021 15:03 PM EST

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Two explosions rocked Uganda's capital, Kampala, on Tuesday, killing at least three civilians in what police described as a coordinated attack by extremists opposed to the government. Three suicide bombers also died in the blasts, police said....