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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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Apr 24th 2019, 7:00 AM 11,456 Views 10 Comments

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
# IRA
# IRA

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

Feb 25th 2019, 11:15 PM 7,935 Views 0 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Aug 28th 2018, 7:00 AM 33,458 Views 26 Comments

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
# Texas
# Texas

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

Mar 19th 2018, 8:28 AM 11,011 Views 14 Comments

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
# Bombings
# Bombings

Over 20 killed in multiple suicide bombings and attacks in Afghanistan

Feb 24th 2018, 11:59 AM 3,650 Views 2 Comments

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.

# bombings - Saturday 24 September, 2016

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

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

Sep 24th 2016, 1:20 PM 7,167 Views 131 Comments

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
# Phuket
# Phuket

Four killed as bomb blasts target Thai tourist towns

Aug 12th 2016, 11:00 AM 23,775 Views 49 Comments

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
# Terror Attacks
# Terror Attacks

There's a manhunt in Brussels for this man

Mar 22nd 2016, 9:45 PM 39,295 Views 55 Comments

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
# Turkey
# Turkey

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

Oct 26th 2015, 3:37 PM 12,820 Views 37 Comments

The fighting lasted for at least two hours.

# bombings - Saturday 8 August, 2015

Suicide bomber dressed in police uniform detonated himself outside police academy
# Casualties
# Casualties

Suicide bomber dressed in police uniform detonated himself outside police academy

Aug 8th 2015, 9:20 PM 26,901 Views 22 Comments

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
# The Troubles

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

May 17th 2015, 8:45 AM 21,804 Views 119 Comments

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

# bombings - Friday 15 May, 2015

Timeline: How police caught the Boston bombers
# Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
# Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Timeline: How police caught the Boston bombers

May 15th 2015, 10:00 PM 57,817 Views 14 Comments

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
# Yemen Blasts
# Yemen Blasts

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

Mar 20th 2015, 5:55 PM 11,715 Views 44 Comments

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
# Bombings
# Bombings

Egypt bombs ISIS after video shows beheading of 21 Christians

Feb 16th 2015, 7:22 AM 23,748 Views 129 Comments

“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
# Embassy Bombings
# Embassy Bombings

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

Jan 5th 2015, 12:22 PM 7,535 Views 30 Comments

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
# Trial
# Trial

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

Dec 18th 2014, 7:00 AM 9,874 Views 43 Comments

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
# Massacre
# Massacre

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

Nov 28th 2014, 7:44 PM 11,372 Views 70 Comments

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
# Explosive
# Explosive

More NI bombing incidents in last year than a decade ago

Aug 21st 2014, 12:48 PM 5,297 Views 20 Comments

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
# Troubles
# Troubles

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

May 23rd 2014, 8:23 AM 4,968 Views 25 Comments

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
# Dublin Monaghan
# Dublin Monaghan

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

May 17th 2014, 7:00 AM 6,484 Views 63 Comments

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
# Unrest
# Unrest

Bombings keep people on edge on third anniversary of Arab Spring

Jan 25th 2014, 1:00 PM 4,421 Views 4 Comments

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
# Bombings
# Bombings

Military troops among 40 dead in Yemen attack

Sep 20th 2013, 4:22 PM 3,770 Views 8 Comments

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
# Iraq
# Iraq

At least 48 killed in Iraq bombings

Sep 15th 2013, 3:07 PM 3,190 Views 26 Comments

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
# Iraq
# Iraq

Iraqis blame government for not stopping Eid attacks

Aug 11th 2013, 11:35 AM 3,359 Views 7 Comments

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
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Families and survivors of Dublin and Monaghan bombings meet Taoiseach

Jul 18th 2013, 9:14 PM 3,903 Views 41 Comments

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
# Boston
# Boston

Boston bomb suspect Tsarnaev pleads not guilty

Jul 10th 2013, 9:13 PM 7,020 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jul 3rd 2013, 5:30 PM 15 Views 9 Comments

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
# Bombings
# Bombings

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

May 17th 2013, 8:47 AM 5,064 Views 98 Comments

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
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Suicide bombing targets NATO convoy in Kabul

May 16th 2013, 8:41 PM 4,486 Views 10 Comments

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
# Baghdad
# Baghdad

At least 32 dead in Iraq bombings

May 15th 2013, 8:23 PM 4,061 Views 18 Comments

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

# bombings - Sunday 21 April, 2013

Days after the Boston bombings, this man is competing in London Marathon
# Inspirational
From The42
# Inspirational

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

Apr 21st 2013, 10:48 AM 7,888 Views 2 Comments

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

# bombings - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Names of Boston bombing victims emerge as Obama plans sombre visit
# Boston
# Boston

Names of Boston bombing victims emerge as Obama plans sombre visit

Apr 17th 2013, 7:35 AM 13,535 Views 21 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jan 8th 2013, 7:00 AM 633 Views 119 Comments

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
# Justice
# Justice

Families of Sackville Place bombings still seeking closure

Dec 5th 2012, 12:42 PM 3,436 Views 6 Comments

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
# Dublin Bombings
# Dublin Bombings

40th anniversary of Dublin Sackville bombings marked today

Dec 4th 2012, 6:30 AM 6,006 Views 22 Comments

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
# Iraq
# Iraq

Baghdad: 14 killed as car bombs explode within minutes

Jul 31st 2012, 1:58 PM 1,131 Views 2 Comments

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
# Iraq
# Iraq

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

Jul 15th 2012, 3:46 PM 4,006 Views 5 Comments

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'
# Mumbai Attacks
# Mumbai Attacks

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

Apr 3rd 2012, 9:32 AM 1,145 Views 1 Comment

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
# Iraq
# Iraq

46 killed in bombings and shootings across Iraq

Mar 20th 2012, 11:07 AM 871 Views 1 Comment

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

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