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Obama hits out at Cameron, Sarkozy over Libya intervention
Obama hits out at Cameron, Sarkozy over Libya intervention

British leader David Cameron got "distracted" and French President Nicolas Sarkozy wanted to promote his country during the 2011 military intervention in Libya, US President Barack Obama said.

Obama hits out at Cameron, Sarkozy over Libya intervention
Israel probes video of Jewish extremists celebrating toddler death
Israel probes video of Jewish extremists celebrating toddler death

Israeli authorities said Thursday they had opened an investigation into a video showing gun-wielding Jewish extremists at a wedding celebrating the death of a Palestinian toddler in a firebombing.

Israel probes video of Jewish extremists celebrating toddler death
Thai police chief hails bomber hunt 'progress', but still no arrests
Thai police chief hails bomber hunt 'progress', but still no arrests

Thailand's police chief insisted his officers were making "a lot of progress" in the hunt for the Bangkok shrine bomber despite the lack of arrests and mystery over the attackers' motives.

Thai police chief hails bomber hunt 'progress', but still no arrests
Six-year old Malaysian boy Lee Jian Han (R) looks on as he stands near the coffins carrying the remains of his father Lee Tze Sian and sister Lee Jing Xuan who were killed in the Bangkok bomb blast. ©
Bangkok bomb well planned, involved more than 10 people: police

The deadly Bangkok bomb took over one month to plan and was executed by more than 10 people, as more details emerged of the suspected network behind an attack that killed 20 people.

Bangkok bomb well planned, involved more than 10 people: police
Bangkok bomb shrine reopens as police hunt suspect
Bangkok bomb shrine reopens as police hunt suspect

Thai monks led prayers for the reopening of a Bangkok shrine where a blast killed 20 people, as police hunted a man shown on security footage calmly planting what is believed to be the bomb.

Bangkok bomb shrine reopens as police hunt suspect
Hong Kong says avoid Bangkok, others urge caution after bombing
Hong Kong says avoid Bangkok, others urge caution after bombing

Hong Kong warned its residents to avoid travel to Bangkok while other governments in Asia advised citizens to be extra vigilant, after a bomb attack in the Thai capital killed at least 20 people.

Hong Kong says avoid Bangkok, others urge caution after bombing
IS truck bomb kills at least 54 in Baghdad market
IS truck bomb kills at least 54 in Baghdad market

A truck bombing claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 54 people in a Shiite-majority area of Baghdad, the deadliest single attack in Iraq's capital in months.

IS truck bomb kills at least 54 in Baghdad market
President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai. ©RIA Novosti
Afghanistan slams Pakistan over wave of bloody Kabul attacks

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani accused Pakistan on Monday of sending "messages of war" and harbouring bomb-making camps.

Afghanistan slams Pakistan over wave of bloody Kabul attacks
EU denounces arson attack on observers' vehicles in Ukraine
EU denounces arson attack on observers' vehicles in Ukraine

The EU on Monday denounced an arson attack on armoured vehicles belonging to OSCE observers monitoring a fragile ceasefire in rebel-held eastern Ukraine.

EU denounces arson attack on observers' vehicles in Ukraine
Five dead in Taliban suicide blast on Kabul airport road
Five dead in Taliban suicide blast on Kabul airport road

At least five people were killed when a Taliban suicide car bomber struck near the entrance of Kabul's international airport, the latest in a wave of lethal bombings in the Afghan capital.

Five dead in Taliban suicide blast on Kabul airport road
Taliban bombing kills up to 29 in northern Afghanistan
Taliban bombing kills up to 29 in northern Afghanistan

A Taliban attack killed up to 29 people in northern Afghanistan, after a wave of lethal bombings in the capital as the insurgency escalates following a bitter power transition.

Taliban bombing kills up to 29 in northern Afghanistan
35 dead, hundreds wounded as multiple bombings rock Kabul
35 dead, hundreds wounded as multiple bombings rock Kabul

Multiple bombings rocked Kabul, killing at least 35 people and wounding hundreds more in the first major attacks in the Afghan capital.

35 dead, hundreds wounded as multiple bombings rock Kabul
Powerful car bomb kills seven, wounds dozens in Kabul
Powerful car bomb kills seven, wounds dozens in Kabul

A powerful car bomb in Kabul early Friday killed at least seven people and wounded dozens of others.

Powerful car bomb kills seven, wounds dozens in Kabul
Anger still crackles 30 years after France bombed Greenpeace ship
Anger still crackles 30 years after France bombed Greenpeace ship

Thirty years after France's deadly bomb attack on the Rainbow Warrior in New Zealand, anger still crackles in Pete Willcox's voice when he discusses the sinking of the Greenpeace flagship.

Anger still crackles 30 years after France bombed Greenpeace ship
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Boston marathon bombing: Azamat Tazhayakov sentenced to 3.5 years prison term in US

Boston bomber's friend Azamat Tazhayakov sentenced to 3.5 years in prison in the US.

Boston marathon bombing: Azamat Tazhayakov sentenced to 3.5 years prison term in US
From left to right: Azamat Tazhayakov, Dias Kadyrbayev, and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
Dias Kadyrbayev sentenced to 6 years of prison

Boston marathon bombing case sees one of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's friends, a Kazakh student, sentenced to six years imprisonment for obstruction of justice.

Dias Kadyrbayev sentenced to 6 years of prison
Azamat Tazhayakov as pictured in a courtroom sketch ©REUTERS
Boston marathon boming: Tazhayakov's defense seeks extradition to Kazakhstan

The defense of Azamat Tazhayakov is seeking extradition for their client, who was accused of obstructing the investigation of the Boston marathon bombings case.

Boston marathon boming: Tazhayakov's defense seeks extradition to Kazakhstan
Dias Kadyrbayev and Azamat Tazhayakov in the courtroom. ©Reuters
Boston bombing trial opens with jury selection

The long-awaited trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev began with jury selection, 20 months after the shocking attack.

Boston bombing trial opens with jury selection
Azamat Tazhayakov. Photo courtesy of wpri.com/AP Photo/Jane Flavell Collins
Tazhayakov to testify against Tsarnaev

Kazakhstani Azamat Tazhayakov is willing to testify against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the prime Boston marathon bombings suspect.

Tazhayakov to testify against Tsarnaev
US-led strikes hit IS oil targets as Britain joins coalition
US-led strikes hit IS oil targets as Britain joins coalition

US aircraft were flying "near continuous" bombing raids against Islamic State militants in Syria.

US-led strikes hit IS oil targets as Britain joins coalition