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Suicide attacker kills six civilians in flashpoint Iraqi town

At least six civilians were killed on Saturday in a suicide bombing in a flashpoint eastern Iraqi town, a local militiaman said.

Nine killed in eastern Lebanon suicide bombings

Four suicide attacks in a mainly Christian area in eastern Lebanon left at least nine people dead and several wounded on Monday, police and a witness said.

Two Belgians charged in terrorism raids related to Brussels attackers

Two of the suspects arrested in overnight raids in Brussels this weekend are related to the suicide bombers behind the attacks on the capital in March, according to local media outlets.

27 killed in Islamic State suicide attack on Yemeni army recruits

A suicide bomber killed 27 people on Sunday when he blew himself up in a crowd of men seeking to enlist in the Yemeni army in the south-eastern city of Mukalla, medical officials said.

Suicide bomber kills three at police facility in Afghanistan

A suicide bomber blew up his explosives-laden vehicle outside a local police training facility in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing three officers.

One dead, dozen injured in suicide bombing at Pakistan tax office

At least one person was killed and 12 injured in a suicide bombing in north-western Pakistan on Tuesday, a day after the army said a large-scale operation in the lawless tribal region had been successfully concluded.

Number of child suicide bombers increases 11-fold in West Africa

The number of children involved in suicide attacks in Nigeria, Cameroon and Chad has soared from four in 2014 to 44 in 2015, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) said in a report Tuesday.

Al-Shabaab claims suicide bombing that kills 10 in Somalia

A suicide bomber belonging to the Islamist insurgent group al-Shabaab killed at least 10 people on Thursday in central Somalia, officials and witnesses said.

The Brussels terrorist attacks: What we know and what we don't know

Investigators have made progress in piecing together who carried out this week's terrorist attacks in Brussels and why, but some questions still remain open.

Brussels bomber had been wanted in connection with Paris attacks

One of the men who carried out the Brussels suicide bombings had been wanted by police in connection with the terrorist attacks in Paris last November, Belgian prosecutors said Thursday.

Belgian authorities piece together trail of suicide bombers

A picture emerged Wednesday of the men who bombed the Brussels airport and a central subway line killing scores, with prosecutors and media naming two brothers and a Belgian with links to Paris as the search continued for a fourth attacker.

Reports: Brothers known to police were among Brussels suicide bombers

Two Brussels brothers who were known to police are among the suicide bombers who carried out deadly terrorist attacks on the international airport and subway in the Belgian capital, local media reported Wednesday.

Turkey on edge: 5 killed, 36 wounded as suicide blasts rocks Istanbul

A suicide bombing on Istanbul's main shopping street on Saturday killed five people, including the assailant, leaving Turkey reeling from the second such attack within a week, the latest hitting a popular tourist area.

5 killed, 20 wounded as suicide bombing rocks central Istanbul

Five people were killed Saturday in a suicide bombing on Istiklal boulevard, a main high street in the centre of Istanbul, just off Taksim Square.

Several casualties as suicide bombing rocks central Istanbul

Two people were killed Saturday in a suicide bombing on Istiklal boulevard, a main high street in the centre of Istanbul, just off Taksim Square.

At least 25 dead after suicide bombers attack Nigerian mosque

At least 25 people died when suicide bombers attacked a mosque in the country's north-east in the early hours of Wednesday.

Suicide bombing kills 16 in Pakistan

At least 16 people including six women were killed Monday in a suicide bombing in Pakistan's north-western province of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.

Suicide bombing kills eight in north-western Pakistan

At least eight people were killed Monday in a suicide bombing in Pakistan’s north-western province of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, police said.

Death toll in suicide bombing south of Baghdad rises to 45

The death toll in a suicide bombing that occurred south of Baghdad has risen to 45 people, health and security officials say.

Suicide bombing kills at least 13 in Iraq

At least 13 people were killed Sunday in a suicide car bombing south of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, police said.

At least 20 dead in two suicide bombings in Afghanistan

At least 20 people have died and more than 50 others have been injured in two suicide bombings in Afghanistan's Kunar and Kabul provinces. 

At least 9 dead in Kabul explosion as Taliban claim responsibility

At least nine people were killed in a suicide bombing in front of the Afghan Ministry of Defense, police said.

60 dead as suicide bombers target refugee camp in northern Nigeria

At least 60 people were killed when two suicide bombers detonated explosives in a camp for internally displaced people in north eastern Nigeria, relief workers said Wednesday.

At least 11 dead as suicide bombers target wake in northern Cameroon

At least 11 people were killed and 20 injured after suicide bombers targeted a wake in northern Cameroon on Wednesday.

At least five killed in suicide bombing in eastern Afghanistan

At least five civilians were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up in a bakery in eastern Afghanistan's Paktika province on Monday, officials said.

Taliban suicide bomb in Kabul kills 20

At least 20 people were killed when a Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up outside a police administration building in Kabul on Monday.

Taliban suicide bomb in Kabul kills 10

At least 10 people were killed when a Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up outside a police administration building in Kabul on Monday.

Four killed in northern Cameroon suicide attack

Four people were killed when suicide bombers attacked a school in Cameroon's Far North Region on Thursday morning, a military source told dpa.

Eight killed in twin suicide attacks on Mogadishu hotel, restaurant

At least eight people were killed in two suicide bombings targeting a popular beach hotel and a restaurant Thursday in the Somali capital Mogadishu, police and witnesses said.

Turkey blocks hundreds of web pages about Istanbul suicide bombing

A Turkish court, acting at the request of the prime minister's office, has blocked 223 web pages containing information about last week's suicide bombing in Istanbul, which killed 10 German tourists, an internet activist said on Wednesday.

Official: Thirteen dead in Jalalabad suicide bombing

A suicide bombing killed 13 people in a local representative's house in Jalalabad in eastern Afghanistan Sunday, a provincial official said.

Paris suicide bomber identified as Belgian-Moroccan

A man who detonated a suicide bomb at an apartment outside of Paris shortly after the terrorist attacks of November 13 has been identified as Belgian-Moroccan man Chakrib Akrouh.

Turkey arrests seven after Istanbul suicide attack on German tourists

Turkey has arrested two more people in connection with the suicide bombing this week which killed 10 German tourists in Istanbul, Interior Minister Efkan Ala said Thursday.

Turkey makes arrest after Istanbul suicide bombing kills 10 Germans

Turkey arrested one person, the interior minister said following investigations into the suicide bombing which killed 10 Germans in the tourist heart of Istanbul.

Turkey makes arrest following deadly Istanbul suicide bombing

Turkey arrested one person following investigations into the suicide bombing which killed 10 people, mostly Germans, in the tourist heart of Istanbul, the interior minister said Wednesday.

Turkish minister: One arrested after Istanbul suicide bombing

Turkey's Interior Minister Efkan Ala says one person was detained after the suicide bombing in Istanbul which killed 10 foreigners.