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Two dead after explosion in Krejcir-owned shop

Two people have been killed and at least five injured when a bomb exploded in Bedfordview in a shop owned by Czech businessperson Radovan Krejcir.

FBI releases footage of Boston bombing suspects

The FBI has released pictures and a video of two men suspected of planting the Boston marathon bombs, appealing for help to identify the pair.

Boston’s tweeters offer aid to marathon runners

As smoke cleared from the bomb blasts at the Boston Marathon, runners were comforted by acts of kindness carried out by city residents offering help.

Blasts kill dozens near Syrian capital

Simultaneous car bombings have killed more than 50 people and left a trail of destruction in a town near Syria's capital.

Bomb blast kills 10 in Kenya

At least ten people were killed in grenade attacks on Sunday at two churches in Garissa, a town in northern Kenya.

Militants pose new threat to Africa

The US says three of Africa's militant groups are striving to coordinate their operations and represent a threat to security on the continent.

Pakistan bomb blast kills 13

A bomb ripped through a market area in a northwest Pakistan town near the Afghan border, killing at least 13 people and wounding more than 35.

Police fear Norway shooting and bomb blast connected

The bomb blast in central Oslo and a shooting at a political youth camp outside the capital are connected, Norwegian police said on Friday.

Rome on alert after embassy bomb blasts

Rome was on high alert on Christmas Eve after parcel bomb blasts at the Chilean and Swiss embassies in the Italian capital.

Two blasts rock Russia’s Caucasus region

Two blasts hit Russia's Caucasus on Tuesday, one killing a policeman at a checkpoint and the other wounding about two dozen at a street cafe.

Uganda ‘to go on the offensive’ following Kampala blasts

Uganda President Yoweri Museveni says that AU troops in Somalia should be boosted to 20 000 to "eliminate" those behind the Kampala blasts.

World Cup fans targeted in Uganda blast

Twin bombs tore into crowds watching the World Cup final in the Uganda capital, killing 64 and wounding scores on Sunday,

India rocked by series of bomb blasts

At least 20 people were killed and 100 injured on Thursday in a series of blasts that ripped through the north-eastern Indian state of Assam.

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Murder of anti-mining activist emboldens KZN community

Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

SANDF hid R200m expenditure on ‘Covid’ drug it can’t use

Military health officials are puzzled by the defence department importing a drug that has not been approved for treating coronavirus symptoms from Cuba

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