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Turkey court jails nine for life over 2015 Ankara bombing

Turkey court jails nine for life over 2015 Ankara bombing

The nine suspects were each handed 101 life sentences, the state-run Anadolu news agency said.

Russian-backed air strikes hit Islamic State in southern Syria

Russian-backed air strikes hit Islamic State in southern Syria

Russian and Syrian jets stepped up their bombing of an Islamic State bastion along the Jordan-Israel border in southwestern Syria, as the militants pushed into areas abandoned by other rebel groups, diplomatic and opposition sources said.

Suicide bombing wounds 19 at Iraq ballot warehouse

Suicide bombing wounds 19 at Iraq ballot warehouse

A suicide bombing Sunday targeting a warehouse in Kirkuk where ballot boxes from Iraq's May elections were stored wounded 19 people, days before a vote recount, a security source said.

At least four killed in NE Nigeria suicide bombing

At least four killed in NE Nigeria suicide bombing

At least four people were killed in northeast Nigeria on Thursday in a suicide blast at an open-air mosque, militia and refugee camp officials told AFP.

4 dead as suicide blast hits Baghdad mourners

4 dead as suicide blast hits Baghdad mourners

Four people were killed and 27 others wounded Wednesday when a suicide bomber blew himself up in a tent filled with mourners in north Baghdad, Iraqi police and medical sources said.

At least five killed in suicide car bombing in southern Afghanistan

At least five killed in suicide car bombing in southern Afghanistan

At least five people, including four civilians and an Afghan soldier, were killed in a suicide car bombing near a security facility in Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand on Saturday morning ...

Afghans bury civilians as UN probes air strike

Afghans bury civilians as UN probes air strike

The event underlined the risks of greater use of air power under a new US strategy announced last year to try to force the Taliban to the negotiating table.

Turkish court jails three for life over bombing of German tourists

Turkish court jails three for life over bombing of German tourists

The three people were each given 12 aggravated life sentences, 12 terms of 16 years and 16 eight-year terms for the injuries caused.

Manchester attack 'hero' jailed for stealing from victims

Manchester attack 'hero' jailed for stealing from victims

Chris Parker, 33, had claimed to have helped some of those injured in last year's attack but CCTV footage shown at Manchester Crown Court captured him rifling through the purse of victim Pauline Healey.

Turkey air strikes hit Syria's Afrin province

Turkey air strikes hit Syria's Afrin province

Turkish warplanes struck positions of a US-backed Kurdish militia in Syria's Afrin province on Saturday, a senior Turkish official said, in a move likely to drive a deeper wedge between Ankara and the United States.

Syrian army, allies step up attacks on IS's last bastion

Syrian army, allies step up attacks on IS's last bastion

Former residents and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said there were heavy aerial strikes on eastern Syria's largest city as troops pushed towards the Hay al Umal area.

Woman suicide bomber kills at least 30 in Iraqi market

Woman suicide bomber kills at least 30 in Iraqi market

A woman suicide bomber killed at least 31 people and wounded 35 in a crowded market in the town of Musayab, 80 km (50 miles) south of Baghdad, on Friday, security sources said.