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  • Afghan wedding suicide blast kills 63, amid hopes for talks

    A suicide bomber kills 63 people and wounds 182 in an attack on a packed wedding reception in the Afghan capital, the interior ministry says, as violence shows no sign of easing despite hopes for a deal on a US troop withdrawal.

  • Suicide attack at Kabul Shi'ite mosque kills 'at least 14 civilians'

    A suicide bomber detonated himself at the gate of a Shi’ite Muslim mosque in the Afghan capital as other attackers stormed the building, killing at least 14 people as worshippers gathered for Friday prayers, officials say.

  • Taliban suicide bomber attacks NATO convoy in Afghanistan

    A Taliban suicide bomber rams a vehicle filled with explosives into a convoy of foreign forces in Afghanistan's restive southern province of Kandahar, causing casualties, officials say.

  • Manchester concert suicide attack prompts security rethinks worldwide

    Countries from the United States to Japan and Singapore are considering tightening security ahead of major theatre and sports events following a suicide bomb attack in Britain that killed at least 22 people.

  • IS suicide bombing kills 14 in Iraqi gas plant

    The Islamic State (IS) group has staged a suicide attack on a gas factory near Baghdad in which 14 people were killed and 20 wounded, Iraqi officials say.

  • Pakistan suicide attack death toll rises to 72

    A suicide bomber who attacked a park thronging with families celebrating Easter killed at least 72 people in Pakistan, with children among the dead. More than 200 people were hurt when explosives packed with ball bearings ripped through crowds near a children's play area in the park in Lahore, leaving dozens dead or bloodied.

  • Kabul suicide bomber 'kills nine'

    A suicide bomber kills at least nine people outside a police station in the Afghan capital Kabul, officials say.

  • IS claims responsibility for Baghdad mall attack

    The IS group claims responsibility for the Baghdad mall attack that killed 18 people on Monday. Gunmen stormed into the Jawhara Mall after setting off a car bomb and launching a suicide attack at its entrance.

  • Taliban suicide blast kills 21 in Pakistan

    At least 21 people are killed and dozens wounded when a Taliban suicide bomber on a motorbike crashed into the main gate of a government office in the northwest Pakistan town of Mardan.

  • It's suicide bombing

    It was a suicide attacker who blew himself up inside an Ahmadiyya mosque in Rajshahi on Friday, initial police findings and the autopsy report have confirmed. While the investigators point finger at the outlawed Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) for the attack, US-based SITE Intelligence Group has reported that the Islamic State militants have claimed responsibility for it.

  • Taliban bomb kills six foreign soldiers

    A suicide vehicle bomb attack on a patrol near a base at Bagram in eastern Afghanistan kills six foreign soldiers and injured three, Nato says.

  • Eiffel Tower goes dark as France mourns deaths

    The Eiffel Tower stood dark in a symbol of mourning Saturday night as France struggled to absorb the deadliest violence on its soil since World War II: coordinated gun-and-suicide bombing attacks across Paris that left at least 129 people dead and 352 injured.

  • First attacker identified from Paris carnage

    French police identify first of seven gunmen who killed at least 129 people in a wave of carnage claimed by Islamic State group, as international investigators stepped up their probes into Paris's worst ever attacks.

  • Suicide attack kills 8 in Somalia

    At least eight people are killed in a suicide attack on a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu.

  • Punjab home minister among 13 killed in Pak attack

    Punjab home minister Colonel (retd) Shuja Khanzada is killed in a suicide attack on his political office in Shadi Khan village.

  • Suicide attack at Kabul airport kills 5

    A Taliban suicide bomber has attacked a checkpoint near the entrance to the international airport in the Afghan capital Kabul, killing five people.

  • Suicide attack in Saudi mosque kills 13

    A suicide bomb attack on a mosque in Saudi Arabia kills 13 people.

  • Suicide attack hits Turkish troops

    Two Turkish security troops are killed and 31 wounded in a suicide attack by Kurdish PKK militants, the regional governor's office says.

  • Suruc explosion: at least 27 killed in Turkey border blast

    A suspected suicide attack kills at least 27 people and wound nearly 100 others in the Turkish town of Suruc near the Syrian border.

  • Suicide attack

    IS claims blast killing four at Saudi mosque

    Islamic State claims responsibility for a bombing that killed four people at a Shi'ite Muslim mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia on Friday.

  • Saudi suicide attack

    Suicide bomber kills 21 at Saudi mosque

    A suicide bomber kills 21 worshipers during Friday prayers in a packed Shia mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia in an attack claimed by the Islamic State militant group.