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Kenyan Officials Blame Somali Militants For Deadly Attack

Posted March 11th, 2012 at 7:45 am (UTC-5)
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Kenyan authorities say they suspect Somali al-Shabab militants are behind a grenade attack in the capital, Nairobi that killed at least six people and wounded more than 60. Internal Security Minister George Saitoti raised the casualty toll on Sunday. Officials accuse the al-Qaida sympathizers of hurling grenades at the outdoor terminal of a major bus […]

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Kenyan Officials Blame Shabab Militants For Deadly Attack

Posted March 11th, 2012 at 12:30 am (UTC-5)
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Kenyan officials say al-Shabab militants are responsible for a grenade attack in the capital of Nairobi that killed at least four people and injured about 40 others. Officials accuse the Al-Qaida sympathizers of hurling grenades at the outdoor terminal of a major bus station Saturday. Deputy Police Spokesman Charles Owino quotes witnesses as saying the […]

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Blast Kills Four in Nairobi

Posted March 10th, 2012 at 5:30 pm (UTC-5)
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A grenade attack in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi has killed at least four people and injured about 40 others. Officials say the blasts Saturday came from grenades hurled at the outdoor terminal of a major bus station. Deputy Police Spokesman Charles Owino quotes witnesses as saying the grenades were thrown from a moving vehicle. […]

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Blast Kills Three in Nairobi

Posted March 10th, 2012 at 2:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Explosions in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi have killed at least three people. Officials say they believe the blasts came from grenades hurled at a crowd at a bus station. More than 20 people are injured. This is the latest in a string of grenade attacks on the capital since Kenya sent troops into Somalia […]

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Blast Kills Three in Nairobi

Posted March 10th, 2012 at 2:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Explosions in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi have killed at least three people. Officials say they believe the blasts came from grenades hurled at a crowd at a bus station. More than 20 people are injured. This is the latest in a string of grenade attacks on the capital since Kenya sent troops into Somalia […]

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200 Reported Dead in Republic of Congo Blasts

Posted March 4th, 2012 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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Government and hospital officials in the Republic of Congo say a series of explosions at a weapons depot in the capital, Brazzaville, has killed about 200 people and injured about 200 more. Authorities say the arms facility, located on the banks of the Congo River, caught fire early Sunday causing the powerful blasts. The explosions […]

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Bomb Explodes Near Offices of Turkey’s Ruling Party Injuring at Least 10 Police Officers

Posted March 1st, 2012 at 6:40 am (UTC-5)
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Turkish officials say a remote controlled bomb exploded near the offices of the country’s ruling party in Istanbul Thursday, injuring at least 16 people, mostly police officers. Police chief said explosives mounted on a stationary motorcycle were detonated when a bus carrying 21 police officers drove by early Thursday. State-run television showed pictures of ambulances […]

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Bomb Explodes Near Offices of Turkey’s Ruling Party

Posted March 1st, 2012 at 3:20 am (UTC-5)
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Turkish police and media say a bomb has exploded near the offices of the country’s ruling party in Istanbul. The chief of Istanbul’s police department was quoted saying several police officers were injured in the explosion early Thursday. State-run television showed pictures of ambulances and fire engines rushing to the scene outside the offices of […]

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Bomb Explodes Outside Church in Central Nigeria

Posted February 19th, 2012 at 12:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Several people were reported wounded in the central Nigerian town of Sulega when a bomb exploded outside a church. A police spokesman said the explosion came from a parked car. He described it as minor and said an investigation is underway. Sulega is located on the edge of the nation’s capital, Abuja. Suspicion immediately fell […]

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Explosion Kills Four in Turkey

Posted January 2nd, 2012 at 7:30 am (UTC-5)
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An early morning explosion in central Turkey has killed four workers at an ammunition depot. The Anatolia news agency said the blast Monday caused a large fire at a military-owned building in the town of Yahsihan. A local official says an investigation into the Kirikkale province blast is under way. A 1997 explosion at a […]

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