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# bombings - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Opinion: My Sri Lankan relatives had a lucky escape from the bombings - I'm struggling to keep my hopes for peace alive

After a decade of peace, I had hoped that our troubles were behind us, writes Dil Wickremasinghe.

# bombings - Monday 25 February, 2019

'We want the truth': New inquests into Birmingham pub bombings begin

The attack on two pubs came at the height of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.

# bombings - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Column: The small Wexford village forever affected by the deaths of three young women during WWII

Amy Bracken looks at the bombing of Campile on 26 August 1940, one of the less-remembered bombings of Éire during the Second World War.

# bombings - Monday 19 March, 2018

Two injured in fresh explosion in Austin as police investigate series of parcel bombings

The head of police has warned residents not to touch any unexpected packages left at their homes.

# bombings - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Over 20 killed in multiple suicide bombings and attacks in Afghanistan

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.

# bombings - Saturday 24 September, 2016

At least 25 dead as air strikes pound Syrian city of Aleppo

The attack left a pool of blood and body parts strewn at the site, an AFP correspondent reported.

# bombings - Friday 12 August, 2016

Four killed as bomb blasts target Thai tourist towns

There are no indications that any Irish travellers were caught up in the attacks.

# bombings - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

There's a manhunt in Brussels for this man

Police believe he accompanied two likely suicide bombers.

# bombings - Monday 26 October, 2015

Two police among nine killed in shootout between Turkish police and IS suspects

The fighting lasted for at least two hours.

# bombings - Saturday 8 August, 2015

Suicide bomber dressed in police uniform detonated himself outside police academy

Over 50 people have been killed in the attacks.

# bombings - Sunday 17 May, 2015

On this day 41 years ago, bombs ripped through Dublin and Monaghan The Troubles This post contains videos

On this day 41 years ago, bombs ripped through Dublin and Monaghan

33 people died in the bombings, with hundreds more injured.

# bombings - Friday 15 May, 2015

Timeline: How police caught the Boston bombers

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to the death penalty over the killings.

# bombings - Friday 20 March, 2015

Suicide bombings that killed 142 'just the tip of the iceberg' ISIS warns

Bombers have attacked mosques in Yemen’s capital, killing scores and wounding more than 300 people.

# bombings - Monday 16 February, 2015

Egypt bombs ISIS after video shows beheading of 21 Christians

“We affirm that avenging Egyptian blood and retaliating against killers is a duty we must carry out.”

# bombings - Monday 5 January, 2015

Suspected Al-Qaeda leader dies in US just days ahead of trial

He was accused of being involved in the bombings of US embassies in Africa in 1998.

# bombings - Thursday 18 December, 2014

After more than a year locked away, accused Boston bomber to appear in court

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev faces the death penalty over the April 2013 attacks.

# bombings - Friday 28 November, 2014

120 killed, hundreds more injured --- as suicide bombers target Nigeria mosque

Just days ago, a senior cleric at the mosque issued a call to arms against Boko Haram.

# bombings - Thursday 21 August, 2014

More NI bombing incidents in last year than a decade ago

Paramilitary style assaults are also on the rise, according to figures from the PSNI.

# bombings - Friday 23 May, 2014

Higgins calls on UK government to allow access to Dublin-Monaghan bombing files

The President added that “a strategy of amnesia is simply not an option”.

# bombings - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Here's how Dublin and Monaghan will mark the 40th anniversary of 1974 bombings

There will be three events over the next two days to commemorate the 33 people killed in the bombings.

# bombings - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Bombings keep people on edge on third anniversary of Arab Spring

A small bomb struck outside a police training hours before the rallies were due to start.

# bombings - Friday 20 September, 2013

Military troops among 40 dead in Yemen attack

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula are targeting oil facilities, foreigners and security forces.

# bombings - Sunday 15 September, 2013

At least 48 killed in Iraq bombings

Car bombs in cities across Iraq killed at least 48 people today, officials have said.

# bombings - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Iraqis blame government for not stopping Eid attacks

The violence wounded more than 320 people and has been roundly condemned.

# bombings - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Families and survivors of Dublin and Monaghan bombings meet Taoiseach

Enda Kenny met with the survivors and families of the victims at government buildings this evening.

# bombings - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Boston bomb suspect Tsarnaev pleads not guilty

19-year-old Tsarnaev, making his first court appearance, arrived earlier under heavy guard.

# bombings - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Column: 'Life for an Afghan is random, ruthless and unforgiving'

After living in Afghanistan, I got to see first-hand what the people of that country go through, writes Noel Scanlon, who says he wishes he could be more optimistic about the country’s future.

# bombings - Friday 17 May, 2013

Wreath-laying ceremony on 39th anniversary of Dublin-Monaghan bombings

Families will today remember the victims of the 1974 bombings, which marked the greatest loss of life in a single day during the Troubles.

# bombings - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Suicide bombing targets NATO convoy in Kabul

At least 15 people have been killed and dozens wounded in the attack in the Afghan capital.

# bombings - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

At least 32 dead in Iraq bombings

11 bombings struck Baghdad, as well as the cities of Kirkuk and Tarmiyah.

# bombings - Sunday 21 April, 2013

From The42 Days after the Boston bombings, this man is competing in London Marathon Inspirational This post contains videos

Days after the Boston bombings, this man is competing in London Marathon

Keith Luxon is running in his 72nd long-distance event today.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your Sunday.

# bombings - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Names of Boston bombing victims emerge as Obama plans sombre visit

Barack Obama will attend an interfaith service in Boston tomorrow, as details emerge of the victims – including an 8-year-old.

# bombings - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Column: Ireland’s relationship with Britain has moved on. Let’s not fall back

We should be over our outrage at petty jibes by now, writes John Verling. Both countries have grown up.

# bombings - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Families of Sackville Place bombings still seeking closure

The 40th anniversary of car bombings in Dublin which killed three busmen and injured 127 people hears how relatives of the dead still waiting for justice.

# bombings - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

40th anniversary of Dublin Sackville bombings marked today

Justice for the Forgotten will mark the occasion with a wreath-laying ceremony at 11.30am tomorrow. The bombs were the first car-bombs to explode in the Republic of Ireland.

# bombings - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Baghdad: 14 killed as car bombs explode within minutes

Meanwhile, media group reports shooting dead of TV presenter in Mosul.

# bombings - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Young girl "shot in front of her home" in Iraq

Gun and bomb attacks north of Baghdad have left a five-year-old girl dead and 10 others wounded.

# bombings - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

US offers $10 million bounty for Pakistani 'mastermind of Mumbai attacks'

Hafiz Mohammad Saeed, 61, is believed to have plotted the 2008 attacks in which at least 166 people were killed.

# bombings - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

46 killed in bombings and shootings across Iraq

Civilians and security forces attacked in several cities ahead of Arab League summit in Baghdad.

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