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# Bomb

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Five arrested after discovery of homemade bomb in Paris
The latest terror attack in France was on Sunday in Marseille, when a man stabbed two women to death at the main train station.
A century after the attack, fatal U-boat bombing commemorated in Dublin
Of the 36 people who died in the bombings, only four bodies were found.
60,000 people leave homes in Frankfurt so huge WWII bomb can be defused
The operation is the biggest evacuation of its kind in post-war Germany.
70,000 people to be evacuated from their homes in Frankfurt after discovery of WWII bomb
The operation will allow for the safe defusal of the bomb, which German media said was nicknamed “Wohnblockknacker” (blockbuster).
Man arrested over bomb that killed three police officers and nun in 1990
A landmine detonated on the Killylea Road in Armagh 27 years ago.
On this day in 1945, the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima
An event to remember the victims will take place in Dublin today.
Terror plot to bring down Australian plane may have involved 'bomb disguised as meat mincer'
Four men were arrested in connection with the alleged plot in Sydney on Saturday.
Teen who planned bomb attack at Elton John concert sentenced to life imprisonment
The 19-year-old man was planning an attack to mark the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy.
London Eye evacuated after suspected WW2 bomb spotted in River Thames
The popular tourist area around Waterloo Pier was also evacuated as a precaution.
Woman who lured police to her home with hoax 999 call in bid to kill them jailed for 16 years
Christine Connor also used photos of a Swedish model to dupe men online.
Ariana Grande to receive honorary citizenship of Manchester
The singer organised a benefit concert for the victims of the bomb attack at her concert in the city on 22 May.
Man arrested at Heathrow Airport over Manchester bombing
To date 19 people have been arrested in connection with the investigation, 12 of whom have been released without charge.
Police arrest 18th person in connection with Manchester bombing
22 people were killed in the attack and dozens more were injured.
At least seven dead in attack on funeral in Kabul
The violence comes just three days after a bomb blast in the city killed 90 people.
Police arrest 24-year-old man in connection with Manchester bombing
He is the 17th person to be arrested in connection with the attack in which 22 people died.
'Such an unlikely person' - who was Manchester bomber Salman Abedi?
22-year-old Abedi, a business degree dropout, was the suicide bomber who killed at least 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester on Monday night.
Tom Clonan: 'There was a level of support and pre-meditation to this sinister attack'
In Manchester, in attacking an Ariana Grande concert, the deliberately chosen target was children, writes Tom Clonan.
Heightened security at An Post depots after attempted bombing of Dublin financial firm
A letterbomb addressed to a Dublin firm was stopped in a French postal depot before it could be delivered.
Student who planted bomb on London Underground train had 'shopping list' of explosives
Damon Joseph Smith, 20, was found guilty at the Old Bailey in London today.
Teen admits plotting bomb attack at Elton John concert
The 19-year-old was planning an attack to mark the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy.
Halifax Explosion: The accidental blast that killed 2,000 people a century ago
In December 1917 a ship detonated in Nova Scotia, unleashing a blast equivalent to about 3,000 tonnes of TNT.
Gardaí arrest two men wanted over attempted murder of police officers in Derry
The PSNI said that two men had been arrested by gardaí under a European Arrest Warrant as part of join operation.
Police condemn 'violent dissident republicans' after bomb explodes in police officer's garden
No one was injured in the incident.
Man jailed for eight years for making 500lb bomb
62-year-old Philip McKevitt was yesterday convicted for constructing the device at his Co Louth home in 2010.
Discovery of suspected World War II bomb in London leads to closure of two bridges
The bomb has since been disposed of and the bridges reopened.
Suicide car bomb kills at least 32 in busy Baghdad neighbourhood
Many of the victims were labourers waiting for work.
Tens of thousands to be evacuated from German city on Christmas morning to defuse WWII bomb
Around 54,000 people will have to leave their homes in Augsburg while the bomb is defused tomorrow.
Man who made bomb threats during Queen's visit jailed for 8.5 years
The judge said Donal Billings “recklessly exposed passengers, staff and members of the emergency services to very significant risk of serious injury or death”.
Houses evacuated overnight after bomb found in Limerick
The Army Bomb Disposal Team arrived at 1.30am and the scene was declared safe at around 2.15am.
Bombing at Egypt's main Coptic Christian cathedral kills 25
The attack came two days after a bomb elsewhere in Cairo killed six policemen.
Turkey mourns after twin Istanbul bombings kill 29
Twenty-seven of those killed were police and two were civilians.
At least 11 people killed in 'horrific' bombing at busy Somali market
The death toll is likely to rise.
Investigation after two bombs found in derelict house on outskirts of Cavan town
The discovery was made in the Aughnaskerry area.
Suspect in German bomb plot found dead in cell
Jaber Albakr was discovered hanged in his jail cell.
Manhunt underway after explosives found in apartment of man suspected of preparing bomb attack
Three people were arrested in the raid of the apartment.
New York bombing suspect wrote 'bombs will be heard in the streets' in diary
Ahmad Khan Rahami prayed he’d be martyred rather than caught, authorities have said.
No injuries after bomb explodes at charity race in New Jersey
Another device is being investigated in the area.
Crime lab deliberately targeted in Brussels attack
No motivation or suspects have been identified.
Three killed, 120 injured in car bomb attack at Turkish police headquarters
The explosion happened in the garden of the four-storey building.
Gardaí call in bomb disposal team after improvised explosive device found in Leixlip
56 suspicious devices have been found in Ireland so far this year.