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July 22, 2017 1:26 PM Martial Law Will Be Extended in the Philippines

(MANILA, Philippines) — The Philippine Congress on Saturday overwhelmingly approved the president's appeal for martial law in the south to be extended to the end of the year to help troops quell a two-month siege by Islamic State group-linked militants and stamp out similar extremist plots in the volatile region. House of Representatives Speaker Pantaleon 97

June 24, 2017 6:10 AM Death toll in Pakistan attacks climbs to 56

PESHAWAR, Pakistan – A Pakistani official says the death toll from twin blasts in the northwestern town of Parachinar climbed to 40 overnight, bringing the overall death toll from three separate attacks on Friday to 56. Shahid Khan, a government official in Parachinar, said Saturday that many of the victims of the attacks are in critical condition 73

June 22, 2017 9:18 AM Small explosion near NATO facility in Turkey; no injuries

ANKARA, Turkey – A small blast at a graveyard adjacent to the grounds of a NATO military facility in western Turkey damaged the installation's perimeter walls on Thursday but caused no injuries, Turkish media reports said. The state-run Anadolu Agency said the explosion in the city of Izmir was caused by a concussion bomb, which is designed to make a loud noise 58

June 19, 2017 12:16 AM U.S.-Led Coalition Shoots Down Syrian Military Jet West Of Raqqa, Pentagon Says

The U.S. military says it shot down a Syrian Air Force jet that dropped bombs near U.S.-backed forces in the fight against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria. According to a statement from the Pentagon, pro-Syrian regime forces attacked a Syrian Democratic Forces-controlled town West of Raqqa, the de facto ISIS capital the rebel fighters were trying 74

June 15, 2017 6:14 PM Three killed in attack on mosque in Kabul, Interior Ministry says

KABUL A suicide bomber killed at least three people and wounded five more in an attack at mosque in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Thursday, security officials said. The suspected bomber tried to enter the mosque but was blocked by police, setting off a gun battle, Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said. The attacker then took refuge in a kitchen 58

June 11, 2017 4:19 AM Tens of thousands expected for Puerto Rican Day parade

NEW YORK – Tens of thousands of revelers are expected to pack Fifth Avenue for New York's annual Puerto Rican Day parade. That's despite a controversy over honoring a man who spent 35 years in prison for his involvement with a group responsible for bombings that killed or maimed dozens in the 1970s and 1980s. Corporate sponsors dropped out of Sunday's 58

June 10, 2017 6:35 AM Iran says arrests seven suspects linked to Tehran attacks

DUBAI Iranian authorities have arrested seven people suspected of helping militants involved in this week's attacks in the capital Tehran, a judiciary official said on Saturday. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the suicide bombings and gun attacks on parliament and the mausoleum of the Islamic Republic's founder, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini 110

June 3, 2017 1:44 PM Brussels bombers' cousin charged as mastermind in 2016 Paris attacks

June 3 (UPI) -- A Belgian national was charged as the mastermind behind the November 2015 Paris bombings. The suspect, Yassine Atar, is a cousin to the two men who bombed Brussels in March 2016. Investigators said Atar is charged with "terrorist assassinations and of participation as a leader in the activities of a terrorist groups", the BBC reported 89

May 30, 2017 9:31 AM Nighttime, early morning bombings in Baghdad kill 27

BAGHDAD – A massive bombing by the Islamic State group outside a popular ice cream shop in central Baghdad and a rush hour car bomb in another downtown area killed at least 27 people on Tuesday, Iraqi officials said. The attacks come as IS militants are steadily losing more territory to U.S.-backed Iraqi forces in the battle for Mosul, the country's 74

May 23, 2017 6:58 PM Manchester Concert Bombing: What We Know Tuesday

Manchester Concert Bombing: What We Know Tuesday People attend a vigil in Albert Square in Manchester, after the city in northwest England absorbed the worst terror attack on U.K. soil since 2005. One day after a bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, killed at least 22 victims and wounded dozens more, police have identified a suspect 72