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BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday condemned the killing of civilians in Syria as a massacre, adding that Berlin would reach out to Russia in its efforts to stop the violence. "What we currently see, the dreadful events in Syria, a regime fighting not against terrorists, but against ...
I have no personal connection to the tragedy, but our country's broad indifference to it came to me as a surprise. A course I was teaching at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ont., 25 years or more after the bombing, called for a section on Air India Flight 182, but when I went to look up the scholarly research, ...

Naturally, Rattan, who had been middle-aged at the time of Indira's death, was heartbroken when she was killed in the bombing of the plane. He never recovered. He was not responsible for what had happened, but he blamed himself and lived in quiet anguish for the rest of his life. Not long before he died, ...
Embassy bombing: Blasts rock Montenegro US embassy. THE US embassy in Montenegro has issued a warning to avoid its premises after a series of explosions rang out in the streets surrounding the facility. Staff writers. News Corp Australia NetworkFebruary 22, 20183:46pm. The scene of reported explosions near the ...
Beirut (AP) -- Doctors in Syria's rebel-controlled suburbs of Damascus said Wednesday they were unable to keep up with the staggering number of casualties, amid a ferocious bombing campaign by government forces that has targeted hospitals, apartment blocks and other civilian sites, killing and ...
I have no personal connection to the tragedy, but our country's broad indifference to it came to me as a surprise. A course I was teaching at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ont., 25 years or more after the bombing, called for a section on Air India Flight 182, but when I went to look up the scholarly research, ...
Ghouta resident: 'bombing and shelling never stops'. At least 290 people die amid heavy bombardment of the rebel-held enclave, despite it being in a "de-escalation zone". 14:54, UK, Wednesday 21 February 2018. Smoke plumes rise following a regime air strike in the rebel-held town of Hamouria. Image: Regime ...
Bangkok -- A bomb exploded at a bank in northern Myanmar on Wednesday, killing at least two people and wounding 22 others, military officials said. The explosion occurred in the often lawless city of Lashio, in northern Shan State, which has been torn apart by ethnic strife and battles to control ...
Al-Watan newspaper, which is close to the government, said the bombing campaign "comes ahead of a vast operation on Ghouta, which may start on the ground at any moment." The army already waged a ferocious five-day air assault on Eastern Ghouta earlier this month that left around 250 civilians dead ...
A sea of people from all walks of life congregated at the Cenotaph on the Esplanade to observe the 76th anniversary of the bombing of Darwin this morning. Despite humid conditions, hundreds of people -- including veterans, survivors, evacuees, defence personnel and government representatives ...
"Darwin was a dry, hot, dusty, barren place that was good for drinking and that's about it," Tom Sawyer recalls while looking at an archival photo of Darwin's historic Burnett House. The photograph was taken in 1939, the year the house was built, and Mr Sawyer was one of its keepers. He points-out how the ...
During World War II, Mr Yellend worked with the air force in road transport and by chance, arrived in Darwin on the day of the bombing. He was one of many veterans who attended Monday's service, marking the 76th anniversary of the bombing of Darwin, and said he continued to be blown away by the ...
That it's sworn to destroy Israel? That it's a terrorist group, proscribed both by the United States and the European Union? That it rules Gaza with an iron fist? That it's killed hundreds of innocent Israelis with rocket, mortar, and suicide attacks? But did you also know that Hamas -- which is an Arabic acronym ...
For five and a half hours on Feb. 26, 1993, Carl Selinger was trapped alone in an elevator at the World Trade Center, wondering if the smoke seeping in from the elevator shaft would kill him. Unaware it was a terror attack that had left him stranded, he spent the first hour writing a goodbye letter to his family ...
Russian hand seen behind increased bombing of Syrian hospitals ... Katoub and other doctors visiting Brussels this week for meetings with European officials told NBC News that bombings in rebel strongholds had spiked since the beginning of the year with an average of one health facility hit every 24 ...
GAZA, Feb. 17 (Xinhua) -- Israeli war jets struck Hamas military facilities in the Gaza Strip on Saturday evening in response to an earlier roadside bombing targeting an Israeli army vehicle, local sources said. Several huge explosions were heard in eastern Gaza City, and eyewitnesses said two Hamas ...

"The three suicide bombers were killed and 19 other persons died," Commissioner Damian Chukwu said. An official from the Civillian Joint Task force said there were 19 people dead and over 70 people injured in the blast. suicide bombings have continued despite repeated assertions by the government ...
A Jakarta court has been told a jailed terrorist helped plan a deadly bomb and gun attack on a Starbucks cafe and inspired three other attacks in Indonesia, including a bombing that killed three police officers. Aman Abdurrahman, 46, is considered Indonesia's most dangerous extremist and is accused of ...
Israeli Jews are and always have been tribal and separatist. war is the tribal bonfire. They're bombing nonstop. You live in Rishon Letzion, but feel like you're in Europe. What tragic folly. the weather was perfect. Perfect for bombing. Perfect for hiking. Up north, people hiked proudly. They hiked nonstop.
ALMOST 75 years ago to the day, eight-year-old Margaret Vincent (now Armstrong) watched from a classroom at the old Senior Council school in Newbury as the German Dornier bomber approached. She, along with a handful of other children, were attending an after-school club in the old science block ...
The 24-year-old singer's manager Scooter Braun detailed how the tragic incident affected the singer in a Jan. 30 interview for the podcast Big Questions With Cal Fussman. After the terror attack, which killed 22 people, Grande wasn't sure she could ever sing her songs again. "When she found out fans of ...
Residents trapped inside Eastern Ghouta endured a fifth day of bombings as Russian and Syrian jets continued to rain down air strikes killing at least 220 civilians. Continous daily bombardment since Monday overwhelmed rescue workers and forced thousands of families to seek shelter in cellars and their ...
Sydney Hilton bombing: Daughter of victim William Favell still haunted by tragedy. THE only daughter of one of the Hilton Hotel bombing victims has spoken publicly for the first time to mark the 40th anniversary of the terror attack that tore her family apart. MATTHEW BENNS. The Daily TelegraphFebruary ...
At least two people were killed and dozens more injured in twin bombings Friday on a mosque in the Libyan city of Benghazi, medics said -- the second attack on a place of worship in Benghazi in the past month. At least 62 people were wounded in the attacks on the Saad Ibn Ibada mosque near the ...
Yarn bombing, that form of guerrilla street art your grandma would be most likely to partake in, was still a nascent thing in 2013 when crochet queen London Kaye wrapped a crocheted scarf around the tree outside her Brooklyn, New York, apartment. "I was working at Apple when a customer came in with a ...
The then Indian Prime Minister Moraji Desai was staying at the hotel and is believed to have been the target. ASIO had infiltrated the sect after a number of attacks on Indian nationals in Australia but missed any warning signs of the Hilton bombing. The sect was implicated days later by a police informant ...
It was the counter-narrative of resistance and hostility to Wall Street both in the 1990s and in 1920 around the time of the Wall Street bombing that led Gage to focus on the historic event for her dissertation. Then 9/11 happened. "All of the public discussion of terrorism made me think more seriously about ...
Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei condemned U.S. foreign policy across the Middle East, accusing Washington of destabilizing the region through its intervention. Khamenei made the remarks Thursday while addressing a gathering of air force commanders in Tehran, which last month was ...
Cassandra Favell was seven years old when her father was killed in the 1978 Hilton Hotel bombing in Sydney. Source: facebook. Speaking for the first time to mark the 40th anniversary of the bombing, Cassandra said the loss devastated her mother Jeanett, who died three years later. "I came home from ...
Benghazi, a troubled city with occasional bombings and attacks, has seen often seen fighting between forces loyal to the self-styled Libyan National army, led by military strongman Khalifa Hifter, and Islamist militia opponents. In January, a twin car bombing near a mosque in Benghazi's Salmani ...
Pummeling someone into reconciliation might seem like a curious strategy. But that's what the Trump Administration is proposing to do to the Taliban as it seeks to bring an end to the war in Afghanistan. "We will do everything we can to support the ANDSF fight against the Taliban in order to drive them to ...
Residents and medical sources in Eastern Ghouta have warned that the Damascus suburb is running short of food, water and medical supplies amid intense Russian and Syrian bombardment of the rebel-held area. The area's designation as a de-escalation zone by Turkey and allies of the Syrian ...
As the bombings continued, distinct trends took hold. Pajamas, or "pyjamas," as the Brits called them--a loose-fitting set of jacket and pants--became especially popular. "women in trousered attire of any kind was a new phenomenon in 1915 and many magazines saw pyjamas simply as 'the season's ...
Ariana Grande cried for days after the Manchester Arena attack and felt "every name" of the victims who died in the bombing, her manager has said. Scooter Braun said he and the singer met 19 families who had lost loved ones, which was the "hardest two hours of either of our lives". Ariana suffered from ...
Ariana Grande cried for days after the Manchester Arena attack and felt "every name" of the victims who died in the bombing, her manager has said. Scooter Braun said he and the singer met 19 families who had lost loved ones, which was the "hardest two hours of either of our lives". Ariana suffered from ...
Beirut, Lebanon -- At least 80 people were killed on Tuesday in Syrian government air and artillery strikes on besieged suburbs of the capital, Damascus, one of the last rebel-held strongholds. It was the bloodiest day so far in a weekslong escalation that prompted United Nations officials to issue an ...
In Syria, bombing continues against the rebel-held district of Eastern Ghouta, outside the capital Damascus, and against the rebel-held northern province of Idlib. war monitors say airstrikes carried out by the Syrian and Russian governments have killed nearly two dozen people in Eastern Ghouta and ...
In a January paper for the LSE's International Drug Policy Unit, titled "bombing Heroin Labs in Afghanistan," he asserts there is no evidence to justify the claim by U.S. Forces-Afghanistan that they inflicted $80 million in losses on drug traffickers by destroying 25 labs in the Musa Qala district of Helmand ...
Civil defense sources said air raids struck the towns of Kafr Nubl and Maasran, as well as the cities of Saraqeb, Maarat al Numan and Idlib, and that several deaths and dozens of injuries were reported as rescuers dug through the rubble. A hospital was hit in Maarat al Numan, witnesses and residents said, ...
Kim, who has given a handful of interviews about the bombing in recent months as the Winter Olympics approached, spoke expansively about her new life in South Korea. She no longer resembles the spy who was given eight years of physical and ideological training. She is 57 years old. She lives on the ...
Mogadishu - A Somali military court on Tuesday sentenced a man to death in connection with the October bombing in the capital that killed more than 500 people. The truck bomb was the most powerful blast ever witnessed in Mogadishu and the deadliest single attack in the Horn of Africa nation. The chief ...
The families of four soldiers killed in the 1982 IRA Hyde Park bombings have been granted legal aid to take a civil case against one of the alleged bombers. John Downey, 66, has denied murdering the soldiers. A 2014 prosecution against him was dropped when a judge ruled an official assurance given in ...
Last year, BBC Northern Ireland interviewed a former IRA man, Mick Hayes, who was in Birmingham at the time. He apologised for the bombing and said he took collective responsibility for the IRA's activities in England, including the 1974 pub bombings. Gerry Adams, who is 69, is due to step down as Sinn ...
A suicide bombing in Pakistan's northwestern Swat Valley killed 11 soldiers and wounded 13 on Saturday in what authorities said was the first attack in over three years in the region once ruled by militants. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack. The bomber detonated his explosives ...
The Nigerian army said on Saturday that it had met with other security agencies in Borno State to seek measures to combat the rising Boko Haram suicide bombings, particularly in the Muna Garage and Molai areas. Our correspondent learnt that the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj. Gen.
Khartoum, Feb. 3 (Xinhua) -- Sudan's Foreign Ministry on Saturday condemned the terrorist bombing targeting a tax office in Turkey's capital Ankara on Thursday. "Sudan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs expresses its strong condemnation of the terrorist blast which targeted the tax office in the Turkish capital ...
A suicide bombing in Pakistan's northwestern Swat Valley killed 11 soldiers and wounded 13 on Saturday in what authorities said was the first attack in over three years in the region once ruled by militants. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack. The bomber detonated his explosives' ...
"The aftermath after the bombing is a question as to why someone would assault one of the crown jewels of the city of Cleveland, which is its museum of art." Grabowski said some saw the Cleveland Museum of Art as elitist and out of touch despite the museum's free admission and its founding principle: ...
We've received no warnings, no notices, no phone calls and we simply don't have the foggiest idea of who could have done it," Executive Director Sherman Lee told WEWS-TV the day after the bombing. The blast caused catastrophic damage, turning The Thinker's once perfectly sculpted feet into jagged ...


 

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