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Death toll in Istanbul bombings rises to 44

The death toll from Saturday night's twin bombings in Istanbul has risen to 44, of whom 36 were police officers, Health Minister Recep Akdag was cited as saying by state-run Anadolu agency and other media on Monday.

December 23, 2016
December 23, 2016

Aus assures fans over Boxing Day security fears

Cricket Australia has assured fans over security arrangements for the Boxing Day (Dec. 26) Test against Pakistan on Friday after police foiled a plot to attack prominent sites in Melbourne with a series of bombs on Christmas Day.

December 12, 2016
December 12, 2016

Death toll in Istanbul bombings rises to 44

The death toll from Saturday night's twin bombings in Istanbul has risen to 44, of whom 36 were police officers, Health Minister Recep Akdag was cited as saying by state-run Anadolu agency and other media on Monday.

December 11, 2016
December 11, 2016

Turkey mourns after twin Istanbul bombings kill 29

Turkey declared a day of national mourning on Sunday after twin bombings targeting police struck the heart of Istanbul near the home stadium of football giants Besiktas, killing 29 people.

December 11, 2016
December 11, 2016

Bombs outside Istanbul soccer stadium kill 29

A car bomb followed by a suicide bombing less than a minute later killed 29 people and wounded 166 outside a soccer stadium in Istanbul on Saturday night, Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said.

June 8, 2016
June 8, 2016

EgyptAir jet lands in Uzbekistan after hoax bomb threat

An EgyptAir plane forced to land in Uzbekistan due to a hoax bomb threat is cleared to resume its journey from Cairo to Beijing.

May 20, 2016
May 20, 2016

Brother of Brussels bomber wins taekwondo title

Belgian Mourad Laachraoui, the younger brother of one of the Brussels airport bombers wins a gold medal at the European Taekwondo Championships.

May 20, 2016
May 20, 2016

France extends state of emergency to cover Euros

France's parliament confirms a two-month extension of the state of emergency that has been in place since November's jihadist attacks to cover the Euro 2016 football tournament and Tour de France.

May 18, 2016
May 18, 2016

Security firm boss takes blame

The head of a security firm on Monday accepts "full responsibility" for accidentally leaving behind a dummy bomb that caused Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium to be evacuated.

May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016

Fake bomb fiasco costs MU millions

A fake bomb inside Old Trafford that forced the abandonment of Manchester United's last Premier League game of the season triggers angry calls Monday for action as the club faced a multi-million pound bill for the "fiasco".

April 5, 2016
April 5, 2016

Cops bust 'militants' den', recover arms, explosives

Police yesterday recovered 20 grenades, firearms and ammunition, and a huge amount of bomb-making materials, including gel