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US official, injured during Sri Lanka Easter blasts, succumbs to injuries at Singapore hospital
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US official, injured during Sri Lanka Easter blasts, succumbs to injuries at Singapore hospital

Chelsea Decaminada dies after succumbing to her injuries, US Ambassador to Sri Lanka and US Commerce Secretary condole her death.

Fact check: Sadhguru's claim about 'no bomb blasts in past four years' false; 400 explosions killed over 100 Indians in 2016 alone
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Fact check: Sadhguru's claim about 'no bomb blasts in past four years' false; 400 explosions killed over 100 Indians in 2016 alone

Sadhguru's claim that no bombings took place in last four years is wrong. Hundreds of bombings — including 400 in 2016 alone — were reported across the country over the four years to 2018. In fact, the 400 bombings in 2016 — including improvised explosive devices (IED) and explosive ordnance — alone killed 100 people and injured more than 500

Fear grips Austin as investigators reveal serial bomber may have used tripwire in latest blast
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Fear grips Austin as investigators reveal serial bomber may have used tripwire in latest blast

The hunt for Austin serial bomber took a new, more sinister turn on Monday when investigators said the fourth and latest blast was triggered by a tripwire.

Cameroon bombings: 14 dead, 30 injured in twin suicide attacks likely by Boko Haram
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Cameroon bombings: 14 dead, 30 injured in twin suicide attacks likely by Boko Haram

Cameroon's Far North region, which borders Nigeria, has seen a resurgence in attacks blamed on Boko Haram after months of relative calm.

Syria conflict: Eight civilians including two minors killed in Raqqa bombing by US-led forces
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Syria conflict: Eight civilians including two minors killed in Raqqa bombing by US-led forces

At least eight civilians were killed in bombing by US-led international coalition forces against the Islamic State terror group in Syria's al-Raqqa province.

Pakistan bombings: 73 killed, 100 injured in multiple attacks in Quetta, Karachi, Parachinar
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Pakistan bombings: 73 killed, 100 injured in multiple attacks in Quetta, Karachi, Parachinar

Multiple attacks in Pakistan's Parachinar, Quetta killed 62 people and wounding nearly 100.

Series of bombings, claimed by Islamic State, during Ramadan across Baghdad kill 40 people
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Series of bombings, claimed by Islamic State, during Ramadan across Baghdad kill 40 people

In separate online statements, Islamic State claimed responsibility for the bombings in Baghdad, saying its suicide bombers targeted gatherings of Shiites.

Iraq: 25 killed in suicide bombings claimed by Islamic State
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Iraq: 25 killed in suicide bombings claimed by Islamic State

Suicide bombings claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 25 people and wounded more than 50 in two cities north of Baghdad on Sunday, officials said.

FCC approves rules to upgrade wireless emergency alerts after New York bombings
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FCC approves rules to upgrade wireless emergency alerts after New York bombings

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved rules requiring wireless carriers to provide upgraded emergency alerts including more information than currently allowed.

Bombing in Baghdad: Suicide attacker leaves 12 dead in Shiite neighbourhood
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Bombing in Baghdad: Suicide attacker leaves 12 dead in Shiite neighbourhood

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attacks in Baghdad, but they bore the hallmarks of the Islamic State group.

Islamic State targets Baghdad: Death toll from three bombings rises to 24
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Islamic State targets Baghdad: Death toll from three bombings rises to 24

The bombings in and around Baghdad by IS, are seen as an attempt by the militants to distract the security forces' attention away from the front lines.

Baghdad bombings: Death toll rises to 69 as militants attack multiple areas
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Baghdad bombings: Death toll rises to 69 as militants attack multiple areas

Islamic State claimed responsibility only for the deadliest bombing of the day, which took place in Baghdad's northeastern Shaab neighbourhood.

Suspected Islamic State suicide bombings in Iraq leave 17 dead, 64 injured
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Suspected Islamic State suicide bombings in Iraq leave 17 dead, 64 injured

The Monday morning attacks also wounded at least 64 people in Iraq, the sources said.

Sanjay Dutt's pardon plea rejected, to stay in jail
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Sanjay Dutt's pardon plea rejected, to stay in jail

Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt will continue to serve the remainder of his sentence at a Pune jail, after Maharashtra Governor C.V. Rao rejected a plea for pardon

Multiple Boko Haram suicide bombings kill 64 in northeastern Nigeria
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Multiple Boko Haram suicide bombings kill 64 in northeastern Nigeria

Nigeria's Islamic extremists chose open-air praying grounds for suicide bombings Friday, one of the holiest days of the Muslim calendar. At least 15 people died as they prepared to celebrate Eid al-Fitr in northeastern Damaturu, said police.

Oil at 2015 high on Saudi-led bombing blitz of Yemen
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Oil at 2015 high on Saudi-led bombing blitz of Yemen

Crude oil prices settled up 3 per cent, hitting 2015 highs, while US gasoline reached 5-month peaks after Saudi Arabia and its allies maintained a bombing blitz in Yemen that heightened concerns about the security of Middle East oil supplies.

22 killed and 55 injured in Multiple bombings at Baghdad
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22 killed and 55 injured in Multiple bombings at Baghdad

A pair of bombings in the Iraqi capital Saturday killed nearly two dozen people hours before the city's longtime curfew was set to come to an end.

Why Turkey's role in Libya is only adding to its pro-Islamist perception
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Why Turkey's role in Libya is only adding to its pro-Islamist perception

Libya's disintegration comes as international efforts to tackle Islamic State insurgents in Iraq and Syria have highlighted stark strategic differences between Turkey and its regional and international partners.

Bomb goes off near Egyptian embassy in Libya's capital
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Bomb goes off near Egyptian embassy in Libya's capital

Three years after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi, Libya is caught up in growing unrest as rival armed factions compete for control of the country's oil resources.

Bomb attacks in Iraq kill 17
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Bomb attacks in Iraq kill 17

At least 17 civilians and soldiers were killed in car and roadside bomb attacks across Iraq on Wednesday, police and medics said.