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Zimbabwe police make two arrests over election rally blast

About 50 people were injured in the blast, which exploded as Mnangagwa left the podium after addressing supporters of the ruling ZANU-PF party

‘Somalis must stand united and fight’

The president and citizens believe they must urgently stop al-Shabab ‘before they kill all of us’

Al-Shabab’s show of force backfires disastrously

Despite years of conflict, al-Shabab remains a potent military and political force, able to occupy territory and launch terror attacks

Bombing catches junta off-guard

No one has claimed responsibility for the blast in Thailand, with everyone from Islamist groups and the Uighur to a lone operative being blamed.

Nato sends warning as Taliban truck bombs rock Afganistan

A Taliban attack has killed 18 people and wounded around 150 in Afghanistan, while Nato has warned that accords over Afghan troops have to be signed.

Nigeria sits on sectarian powder keg

Terrorists are counting on sowing hatred in deeply divided places like the city of Jos, which has long been a flashpoint for ethnic tensions.

Barrel bombs kill dozens in Syria

Air raids using barrel bombs in Syria's second city of Aleppo have killed at least 76 people, including 28 children.

US condemns Baghdad attackers as ‘enemies of Islam’

The United States has condemned the perpetrators of deadly attacks in Iraq as "enemies of Islam" and called the acts "cowardly".

Suicide bomber kills 25 at Pakistan election rally

A suicide bomber has targeted an election rally organised by a religious party in Pakistan, killing 25 people, officials say.

Human Rights Watch: Syrian airstrikes

VIDEO: Footage by Human Rights Watch in Syria shows the government allegedly blowing up civilian hospitals and bread lines.

Bomb attacks increase in Pakistan as latest blast kills 8

A bomb has killed eight people in Pakistan, including the son of an Afghan cleric, and wounded about 45 in the city of Peshawar, officials have said.

1 MIT shooting suspect killed after hijacking

A suspect in the shooting of an MIT guard is dead, and a manhunt is on for another - both of whom are believed to be involved in the Boston bombings.

Boston Marathon bombings: Stories of the dead, injured

The bombs at the Boston Marathon killed three people and wounded more than 170. Here are the stories of those killed and some of the injured.

Marathon bombs possibly made from pressure cookers, say FBI

The explosives detonated at the Boston Marathon were homemade devices full of nails, possibly packed into kitchen pressure cookers, say US officials.

Runner Kalmer says SA athletes are safe

SA athlete Rene Kalmer says she has not heard of South African casualties at the Boston Marathon after blasts at the finish line killed three people.

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