A suspected female suicide bomber set off a blast on a bus packed with students in southern Russia, killing at least five people and raising security fears.
An explosive device has been found at the railway crossing of Medeu station in Almaty city.
Three bombs exploded in eastern Myanmar leaving one person dead, police said Thursday, the latest in a series of explosions that the United States denounced as "acts of terror".
A bomb ripped through a crowd of worshippers at a Sunni mosque in Iraq, killing 12 people as a study put the death toll in the war-torn country at nearly half a million since the US-led 2003 invasion.
Japan should realize it was defeated in 1945 "not just" by atomic bombs and thus not challenge the post-World War II order.
Dozens of angry protesters tried to storm Russia's embassy in Tripoli on Wednesday after reports that a Russian woman had killed a Libyan army officer.
Twelve car bombs, mainly targeting Shiite-majority areas in and around Baghdad, killed at least 47 people Monday, while at least three died in a blast against Sunni worshippers.
The death toll from a car bomb attack in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar rose to 42 on Monday.
Heavily armed gunmen in suicide vests detonated a truck bomb outside the US consulate in the Afghan city of Herat, sparking a shootout with American forces early Friday.
An Uzbek woman threatened to blow herself up on Sunday at the Dubai public prosecutor's office over a dispute with a man she claims is her son's father.
A suicide bomber killed at least 25 people in Baghdad on Friday while seven died in other attacks, as security forces seek to stem spiralling violence with wide-ranging anti-insurgent operations.
A huge car bomb blast killed at least 18 people Thursday in a densely populated Beirut bastion of Lebanon's Shiite group Hezbollah, a military backer of Syria's embattled President Bashar al-Assad.
Two Kazakhstan teenagers who went to the same college with accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of impeding investigators pursuing the perpetrators of the deadly finish-line attack.
Nagasaki on Friday marked the 68th anniversary of the atomic bombing by the United States during World War II that turned the Japanese city into an inferno.
A federal grand jury in Boston indicted two college students from Kazakhstan on Thursday for allegedly impeding investigators pursuing the Boston Marathon bombers.
A bomb blast in Pakistan's port city of Karachi early Wednesday killed seven people and wounded 26 others.
The death toll from a powerful bomb that hit a southern Philippine city rose to eight on Tuesday, police said, as officials pointed to political rivalry as a possible motive.
Tens of thousands gathered at a peace memorial park in Hiroshima on Tuesday to mark the 68th anniversary of the US atomic bombing of the city, as anti-atomic sentiment runs high in Japan.
The United States Navy said Friday it will spearhead a search for four unarmed bombs it dropped over Australia's Great Barrier Reef and make sure they are safely removed.
The United States military said Monday it had jettisoned four unarmed bombs on Australia's Great Barrier Reef during a training exercise only because civilian boats had strayed into the drop zone.
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