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Two car bombs targeting Shiite pilgrims during a religious festival in the holy city of Karbala killed 25 people Monday, Iraqi police and hospital officials said. Sunni extremists are suspected.
A top U.S. official on Sunday pledged continued support for African peacekeeping efforts in war-torn Somalia as Uganda's president urged African leaders to unite against terrorism just weeks after Somali militants set off deadly twin bombings in Uganda.
The United States told Scotland it was “far preferable” to free the Lockerbie bomber than have him transferred to a Libyan jail, leaked documents showed Sunday amid renewed U.S. criticism of the release.
A top U.S. official on Sunday pledged continued support for African peacekeeping efforts in war-torn Somalia, as Uganda's president urged African leaders to unite against terrorism just weeks after Somali militants set off deadly twin bombings in Uganda.
The Somali militants who formed the hard-line terrorist group al-Shabaab carried out their first suicide attack in 2006, during the height of violence in Iraq. The world hardly noticed.
Christians and Muslims clashed in eastern Nigeria, leaving eight people dead and 40 seriously wounded, with six mosques and one church torched, police said Wednesday.
Almost 1,000 militants from Nigeria's oil-rich and restive southern delta are protesting an amnesty deal they say left them out.
First lady Michelle Obama makes her first visit to earthquake-ravaged Haiti.
Searchers pulled two survivors from the rubble of Haiti's devastating earthquake on Friday, rescuing a man and an elderly woman a staggering 10 days after homes collapsed on top of them.