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Taliban militants claim responsibility for blast in Afghan capital

The Taliban says the defence ministry compound in Kabul was their target.

At least 65 wounded as powerful car bomb rocks Kabul

The blast appears to have occurred near Gulbahar Tower, which contains a shopping mall and residential units and is next to a government building.

N.Ireland cops respond to 3 security alerts, days after car bomb

The blast comes at a time when police say a return to a hard border after Brexit, complete with customs and other checks, can be a target for militants.

Two arrested over Northern Ireland car bomb, New IRA suspected

The men in their twenties have been detained hours after the explosion.

Car bomb kills 10 in Colombia capital

The bomber struck at a police academy in Bogota during a promotion ceremony for cadets.

Taliban claims Kabul truck bomb attack, warn more to follow

The explosion comes as diplomats ramp up efforts to end the 17-year war in Afghanistan, which by some estimates was the world's deadliest conflict in 2018.

Car bomb injures six in Pakistan’s Peshawar

At least three stores have been damaged by the bomb's impact.

Blast rocks Kabul govt compound in ongoing attack

Plumes of black smoke could be seen rising from the compound, with at least two military helicopters circling above.

Five killed as car bomb hits diners in Iraq

Medical sources said women and children were among the wounded while confirming five people were killed.

Eight killed in car bomb attack at Iraqi checkpoint

Iraq declared victory over Islamic State in December, dislodging the group from all the territory it held after its self-proclaimed caliphate, which also encompassed part of Syria, collapsed in 2017.

One killed in car bomb targeting Iraq election candidate

A civilian in the convoy of Ammar Hadaya Kahya, a candidate for the Turkmen Front in Kirkuk, was killed in the attack.

Suicide car bomb kills three near Somali parliament

Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the latest bombing in terrorism-ravaged Somalia.

At least 14 killed in Mogadishu car bombing

Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack.

Remand extended on man who attached bomb to ex-lover’s car

Preliminary investigation shows that the intention of the man was to threaten his ex-lover for not servicing the monthly instalments on the car for which he was a guarantor.