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Sri Lanka attack mastermind used chatrooms to sway suicide bombers

Investigators believe the group also used social media private messenges to keep in touch without being noticed by the authorities

Somalia’s deadliest bombing kills 276, injures 300

​At least 276 people have been killed and 300 injured by a massive truck bomb that tore through a busy shopping district of Mogadishu

‘We only die once … It might as well be for Jesus’

Werner Groenewald dedicated 12 years of his life in Kabul, Afghanistan before he and his two children were killed by Taliban suicide bombers.

Twin bombs rock northeastern Nigerian city

Although the death toll is still unknown, the suicide bombers - both women - killed more than 10 people, according to reports.

SA government condemns ‘terrorism’ in Russia

The government has spoken out against two suicide bombings in the Russian town of Volgograd, in which over 30 people died and many were injured.

Fresh attack in Russia leaves many dead following suicide bombing

A day after a deadly suicide bombing at a train station in Volgograd, Russia, a blast in the same city has left 10 people dead.

Russia: Death toll rises after suicide-bomb attack

The death toll in Volgograd, Russia, has risen to 16 after a suicide bomber targeted a train station in the city ahead of the Olympic Games.

Al-Shabab suicide bomber kills 12 in Somalia

A suicide bomber detonated explosives inside a small restaurant in a city north of the capital on Saturday, killing at least 12 others, police said.

Dozens killed in Pakistan as suicide bombers hit church

Two bombers have struck a church in Peshawar, killing more than 60 and wounding 120 people, say officials.

Attack on Indian consulate in Afghanistan kills nine

Suicide bombers have targeted the Indian consulate in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, killing nine people and injuring 21 others.

More than 16 killed after weekend attacks in Afghanistan

A suicide attack has claimed six lives and air attacks have killed 10 children over a weekend that served as a reminder of Afghanistan's conflict.

Suicide bomber attack kills three at Iraqi checkpoint

A suicide bomber detonated a car packed with explosives at an Iraqi army checkpoint north of Baghdad, killing at least three people, says police.

Afghan attack ‘a gross injustice’, says SA’s muslim community

Prominent members of SA's Muslim community have condemned this week's suicide bomb attack in Kabul that claimed the lives of eight South Africans.

Afghan politician amongst 22 dead in suicide bomb attack

A suicide bomber blew himself up at a wedding reception in northern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing at least 22 people and wounding 40 others.

Putin vows revenge for suicide bombing

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin vowed revenge on Tuesday for a suicide bombing that killed at least 35 people at Russia's busiest airport.

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