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Warning over rise in homemade bombs in Bahrain

An explosives expert has warned of a rise in locally manufactured improvised explosive devices (IEDs) used by terrorists to target police. Bahrain-based expert Anthony Tesar said homemade bombs planted by radical elements in Bahrain have becom

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Thai tourism numbers slump post bomb attack

Thailand's worst-ever bombing has caused a 17 per cent fall in tourist arrivals, putting pressure on revenues vital to the military government's moves to resuscitate a struggling economy. Average daily arrivals to Thailand fell

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Thai bomb 'suspects' deny link, international terrorism ‘unlikely’

A bomb attack in Bangkok in which 20 people were killed was likely planned weeks in advance by a group of 10 people, Thai authorities said on Thursday.   But they appeared to rule out an international terrorist g

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Safety alert after bomb attacks in Thai capital

Holidaymakers planning to visit Thailand have been urged to be on their guard after a second bomb attack was reported yesterday (August 18). A Bahrain Embassy spokesman in the capital Bangkok told the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister

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Thai blast toll reaches 27; several foreigners among dead

At least 27 people were killed on Monday when a bomb planted on a motorcycle exploded outside a shrine in the Thai capital, media reports said. Several foreigners were among those killed in the blast at the Erawan Hindu shrine, a Hindu

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Thai blast toll reaches 27; several foreigners among dead

At least 27 people were killed on Monday when a bomb planted on a motorcycle exploded outside a shrine in the Thai capital, media reports said. Several foreigners were among those killed in the blast at the Erawan Hindu shrine, a Hindu

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US bombing of Islamic State rebels surged in July

The US bombing campaign against Islamic State rebels surged in July as Kurdish fighters pushed into territory held by the militant group in Syria and Iraqi forces prepared an offensive to retake strategic northwestern cities, Pentagon figures

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Bahrainis safe after major explosions in China port city

Diplomats in China have confirmed that Bahraini nationals were safe following massive explosions in the port city of Tianjin. Two major blasts in a factory warehouse on Wednesday night claimed 50 lives and left more than 700 injured, said a re

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Car bomb explodes near Saudi prison, driver killed

A car bomb exploded at a checkpoint near Saudi Arabia's highest security prison at sunset on Thursday, killing the driver and wounding two security officials, the interior ministry said, in an attack claimed by Islamic State.

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Bombs kill around 50 at market in northeast Nigeria

Two bombings by suspected Boko Haram militants killed an estimated 50 people at a market in the northeastern Nigerian city of Gombe on Thursday, officials from two disaster agencies said. Nobody has claimed responsibility for the

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